Dr Collins in LONDON
General medicine & respiratory medicine • Clinical respiratory physiology • Asthma • The interface of heart & lung diseases • Cardiomyopathies • Coronary heart disease • Heart failure • Thyroid diseases • Over 30 years' experience of clinical medicine, both acute & outpatient, in undergraduate & postgraduate teaching hospitals • 20 years' medico-legal practice • Court attendances welcomed • 150 peer-reviewed publications Secretary's email: [email protected]
Dr Kelly in DERBY
I am a full-time NHS interventional cardiologist (percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) or angioplasty and stenting) and general cardiologist. I am dual-accredited in general internal medicine. I am able to give opinion across the entire range of adult cardiology, with a special interest in: • Angina • Acute coronary syndromes • Myocardial infarction (heart attack) • Valvular heart disease • Percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) • Assessment for trans-catheter aortic valve implantation (TAVI)
Mrs Shepherd in LONDON
Adult nutrition and dietetics • Enteral (tube feeding) and parenteral/intravenous nutrition • Upper and lower gastrointestinal surgery, e.g. clients with a stoma and malnutrition evident following gastrointestinal surgery • Digestive diseases including - irritable bowel syndrome, coeliac disease, inflammatory bowel diseases - Crohns and ulcerative colitis • Dysphagia/food texture modification • Neurology - head injury, stroke and dementias • Obesity • Oncology • Type II diabetes • Nutritional assessments • Food...
Mr Roberts in LONDON
Accepts cases involving: • All aspects of cardiothoracic surgery • Clinical negligence report writing - aspects of breach of duty and causation • Personal injury - aspects of current condition and prognosis Areas of interest and experience: • Clinical governance, surgical safety standards, WHO checklist compliance • Serious incidents and Datix incident investigations and process • All aspects of adult cardiothoracic surgery • Consent - were all treatment options offered? • Bond solon trained • Evidence...
Dr Blades in RUSHDEN
Nutrition • Dietetics • Dietary modifications • Food allergy • Diabetes, diets for • Food labelling • Food ingredients • Diet & heart disease • Food & effect on health • Recipe development • Obesity • Nutritional adequacy • Catering • Malnutrition • Gastric banding • Surgical malnutrition
Dr Contractor in MANCHESTER
Dr Contractor has a specialist interest in coronary artery disease and acute coronary syndromes, and is particularly involved in complex coronary intervention and chronic total occlusion angioplasty. However, the scope of his work also encompasses the full range of cardiac problems, including complex valve disease, cardiac rhythm management, hypertension, dyslipidaemia, heart failure and cardiomyopathies.
Mr Waterworth in MANCHESTER
Mr Waterworth has a special clinical interest in aortic valve and root disease, heart valve disease and intrathoracic aortic aneurysms. He frequently performs coronary artery bypass surgery, aortic valve and aortic root replacement surgery, surgery to correct thoracic aneurysms, heart valve surgery, aortic surgery and heart transplant surgery.
Dr Chenzbraun in LIVERPOOL
Experienced general cardiologist with US (Stanford, CA) echocardiography subspecialty training • Special expertise: • General, transoesophageal & stress echocardiography • Fields of interest: coronary artery disease, valvular heart disease, cardiomyopathies & pericardial disease, arrhythmias • Numerous scientific publications in national & international journals
Dr Segal in LONDON
All aspects of cardiac arrhythmia & device implantation: • Antiarrhythmic drugs • Atrial fibrillation, atrial flutter, atrial tachycardia, supraventricular tachycardia (SVT), WPW syndrome, ventricular ectopics & ventricular tachycardia (VT), cardiac arrest & ventricular fibrillation (VF) • Catheter ablation for all types of arrhythmia - radiofrequency & cryoablation, 3D mapping • Electrophysiology studies • Bradycardias, blackouts & syncope • Single & dual chamber pacemakers, implantable cardioverter...
Mr Grotte in CHEADLE
25 years' experience in adult cardiothoracic surgery & cardiothoracic trauma as a consultant • Past Performance Assessor for the GMC • The vast majority of my work (medico-legal) is complainant based, i.e. expert witness for the complainant, but I am equally prepared to act as an expert witness for the defence • Expertise in (i) Cardiothoracic trauma (excluding the trachea) and (ii) Adult cardiac surgery • NB I cannot accept cases relating to adult VAT, thoracic & oesophageal surgery resections...
Dr Clifford in LONDON
All aspects of clinical cardiology • High blood pressure • Chest pains • Heart rhythm • Pacing • Heart failure • Angiography • Angioplasty
Professor Burch in LONDON
All aspects of paediatric cardiology, including: • Diagnosis & management of congenital heart disease in the fetus, child & adult • Pre- & post-operative care • Cardiomyopathy & acquired heart disease in children • Heart failure & transplantation • Acted as an expert witness in approximately 100 cases in the last 5 years • Instructed by both plaintiff & defendant solicitors • On AVMA's list of expert witnesses • Instructed by solicitors acting for NHS trusts & medical defence organisations • Instructions have...
Dr Rao in MANCHESTER
Dr Rao has special clinical interests in the management of heart failure, implantation of complex devices (including cardiac resynchronisation and implantable defibrillators), extraction/revision of pacing systems, His bundle pacing (HBP), leadless pacemakers and subcutaneous ICDs. She is actively involved with the management of end-stage heart failure and end-of-life care in these patients, and has extensive experience with deactivation of ICDs at end of life.