Consultants' special interests
RNOH Consultant Staff
The Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital has a large number of consultants, many with special interests and particular areas of expertise. They are listed below:
Clinical Health Psychology
Dr Andrew Lucas - head of service - assessment, treatment and evaluation of chronic pain patients
Ms Helen Smith - Spinal Cord Injury Centre - coping and adjustment, self-help and peer support
Consultant Anaesthetists/Specialist Interests
Dr Kofi Agyare - clinical lead for intensive care - chairman of resuscitation committee - vascular access - anaesthesia for spinal deformity surgery
Dr Sanjay Bajaj - acute pain - regional anaesthesia
Dr Paul Bhalla - acute pain - regional anaesthesia
Dr John Barcroft - upper limb anaesthesia - regional anaesthesia - risk management
Dr Jonathan Berman - chronic pain management
Dr Jan Cernovsky - paediatric anaesthesia - anaesthesia for spinal deformity surgery
Dr Mogera Chandra - clinical lead - regional anaesthesia - vascular access
Dr Michael Cooper - paediatric anaesthesia - anaesthesia for bone tumour surgery
Dr Geraldine Edge - paediatric anaesthesia - anaesthesia for spinal deformity surgery
Dr Mary Fennelly - anaesthesia for spinal deformity surgery - intensive care
Dr Tascon Fernandez - chronic pain management
Dr Paul Flynn - pre-operative assessment
Dr Rick Fox - intensive care - clinical lead for chronic respiratory care
Dr Rita Gad El-Rab - acute pain management - president of the British Society of Orthopaedic Anaesthetists
Dr David Goldhill - intensive care - vascular access
Dr Malcolm Gunning - intensive care - vascular access
Dr Michael Hetreed - acute pain management - regional anaesthesia
Dr Ramprabu Krishnan - paediatric anaesthesia
Dr Sue Lowery - paediatric anaesthesia
Dr Faisal Salim - anaesthesia for spinal deformity surgery - intensive care - vascular access
Dr Jyothi Sambhani - pre-operative assessment
Dr Alexander Sell - intensive care
Dr Ruby Sharma - college tutor - regional anaesthesia - anaesthesia for joint replacement surgery
Dr Melanie Speakman - paediatric anaesthesia
Dr Val Taylor - anaesthesia for bone tumour/soft tissue sarcoma surgery - anaesthesia for joint replacement surgery
Dr Ramesh Vijayaraghavan - paediatric anaesthesia - anaesthesia for radiology
Dr King Yau - paediatric anaesthesia
Dr Roxaneh Zarnegar - chronic pain management
Degenerative spine surgery and spinal injury
Mr Adrian Casey - spinal surgery, cervical disc disease, lumbar disc disease, spinal tumour (intradural and extradural), syringomyelia, cervical spine rheumatoid, artifical disc and complex spine.
Mr Lester Wilson - low back disorders, minimally invasive spinal surgery and spinal injury.
Mr Kia Rezajooi - spinal surgery.
Mr Robert Lee - minimal access surgery, adult degenerative deformity and scoliosis, low back disorders, spinal trauma, infection, cervical disc disease and spinal tumours.
Foot and ankle
Prof Adrienne Flanagan - bone and soft tissue tumours, molecular genetics of tumours and non -neoplastic osteoarticular pathology.
Dr Fernanda Amary - bone and soft tissue pathology; molecular genetics of sarcomas.
Dr Roberto Tirabosco - bone and soft tissue tumours; molecular genetics of tumours.
Mr David Goodier - limb reconstruction, deformity correction, management of osteomyelitis.
Mr Peter Calder - paediatric orthopaedics, adult and paediatric congenital deformity correction and limb reconstruction.
Medical Liason Team
Dr David Levy - General Physician with a special interest in medicine for the elderly.
Dr Charlotte Pratt - orthogeriatrician
Dr Robert Barker - orthogeriatrician
Mr Julian Shah - neuro-urology, incontinence and reconstructive urology
Mr Adrian Casey - Neurosurgeon - spinal injury; tumour; syringomyelia
Dr Marco Sinisi - Neurosurgeon - peripheral nerve injury
Dr Benjamin Jacobs - paediatric respiratory medicine
Dr Caroline Oren - paediatric neurology and epilepsy, paediatric rheumatology
Dr Wolfgang Muller - paediatrics and paediatric ITU
Miss Sally Tennant - paediatric orthopaedics, congenital deformity correction and neuromuscular disorders
Dr Caroline McKenna - liaison and adolescent psychiatry, disability and mental health, illness and injury - working with the family.
Mr Aresh Hashemi-Nejad - paediatric and congenital deformity, young adult hip problems and hip replacement.
Miss Deborah Eastwood - paediatric orthopaedics including congenital and acquired deformity and disability.
Mr Peter Calder - paediatric orthopaedics, congenital deformity correction and limb reconstruction.
Miss Sally Tennant - paediatric orthopaedics, congenital deformity correction and neuromuscular disorders.
Mr Tahir Khan - paediatric orthopaedics, young adult hip surgery and children’s orthopaedics
Peripheral nerve injury
Dr Marco Sinisi - peripheral nerve injury.
Mr Mike Fox - peripheral nerve injury. Complex shoulder trauma, reconstruction and rehabilitation after peripheral nerve injury.
Mr Anthony MacQuillian - peripheral nerve injury.
Mr Tom Quick - peripheral nerve injury. Paediatric nerve injury and upper limb reconstruction. Orthopaedic reconstruction after peripheral nerve injury.
Professor Rajiv Hanspal - consultant in rehabilitation medicine
Mr Imad Sedki - consultant in rehabilitation medicine
Prof George Ikkos - liaison psychiatry. psychological reaction to physical injury/trauma/illness/surgery. Psychological reactions to medical incidents. Somatoform and factitious disorders.
Dr Ruth Green - musculoskeletal imaging
Dr Asif Saifuddin - musculoskeletal imaging
Dr Paul O'Donnell - musculoskeletal Imaging
Dr Thillainayagam Muthukumar - musculoskeletal imaging
Dr Sajid Butt - musculoskeletal imaging
Dr Michele Calleja - musculoskeletal imaging
Dr Philippa Tyler - musculoskeletal imaging
Dr Michael Khoo - musculoskeletal imaging
Dr Rikin Hargunani - musculoskeletal imaging
Dr Joseph Cowan - neuro-orthopaedics, pain management, neurophysiology, late effects of poliomyelitis and complex neurological conditions
Dr Richard Keen - osteoporosis and metabolic bone disease
Dr Roger Wolman - rheumatology and sports medicine
Sarcoma, hip and knee replacement, rehabilitation and cartilage transplantation
Mr John Skinner - primary and revision hip and knee replacement, cartilage transplantation and bone tumours.
Mr Jonathan Miles - primary and revision hip and knee replacements, cartilage transplantaion, knee surgery, arthroscopy and ligament reconstruction.
Mr Richard Carrington - primary and revision hip and knee replacement. minimally invasive primary hip and knee replacement, cartilage transplantation and knee surgery.
Mr Rob Pollock - bone tumours, soft tissue sarcoma, primary and revision hip and knee and cartilage transplantation.
Professor Tim Briggs - bone and soft tissue tumours, comprehensive cartilage transplantation, primary and revision hip and knee replacement and rehabilitation.
Mr Will Aston - bone and soft tissue tumours, primary and revision hip and knee replacement and cartilage transplantation.
Professor Alister Hart - primary and revision hip and knee replacement.
Shoulder, upper limb, joint replacement and rehabilitation
Ms Susan Alexander – shoulder surgery, complex reconstructive shoulder arthroscopy, joint replacement and rehabilitation.
Mr Mark Falworth - shoulder and elbow surgery, joint replacement, reconstruction and arthroscopy.
Ms Deborah Higgs - shoulder and elbow surgery, joint replacement, reconstruction and rehabilitation.
Ms Anju Jaggi - exercise based treatments for atraumatic shoulder instability, complex shoulder dysfunction
Mr Simon Lambert - shoulder and elbow/complex shoulder trauma reconstruction and rehabilitation.
Spinal deformity and injury
Mr Alex Gibson - scoliosis, spinal deformity and spinal injury.
Mr Hilali Noordeen - spinal injury, spinal deformity and scoliosis.
Mr Jan Lehovsky - spinal deformity, scoliosis, spinal injury, spinal tumours and cervical spine.
Mr Matthew Shaw - spinal surgery.
Mr Sean Molloy - spinal deformity and scoliosis, low back disorder, spinal injury, cervical disc disease and spinal tumour.
Mr Manish Desai - spinal injuries and rehabilitation medicine.
Dr Jan Gawronski - Spinal Cord Injury Rehabilitation (Adult)
Dr Angela Gall - Spinal Cord Injury Rehabilitation – adult and children
Prof Mike Craggs - spinal injuries and neuro-urology
Dr Roger Wolman - rheumatology and sports medicine