Mr Simon Cawthorn
Module LeadAn experienced and nationally regarded Breast Cancer Specialist Surgeon in Bristol, Simon was appointed as a Consultant Breast Surgeon in 1990 and Frenchay Hospital, where in 1996 he created the Frenchay Breast Care Centre, establishing the first One Stop Breast Clinic in the south west. He developed his expertise in Breast Ultrasound and established the first Breast Ultrasound course for surgeons, and has co-authored 'Interventional Breast Ultrasound'. Simon led the centralization of Breast Surgery in Bristol, which has brought together all of the Breast Services including Breast Screening into the new Breast Care Centre at Southmead Hospital. In addition to his duties as a Consultant Breast Surgeon, Simon is also Honorary Lecturer in Surgery at the universities of Bristol and East Anglia.
Miss Anushka Chaudhry
TutorAnushka Chaudhry is co-lead of the Leadership and Management Module. She has recently been appointed as a Consultant Specialist Breast Surgeon at the Great Western Hospital in Swindon. She was an Oncoplastic Fellow at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Birmingham. She has a special interest in Medical Education and is driven towards seeing success in the Masters module in Clinical Leadership.
Mr Reza Nassab
TutorReza Nassab is a plastic surgeon and previous oncoplastic fellow in the Mersey region. He has a specialist interest in leadership and management. He undertook a MBA degree at Aston University, from which he graduated in March 2008. In 2011, he published a book entitled 'Applying MBA Knowledge and Skills to Healthcare'. For more information, please visit rezanassab.com.
Mrs Asmaa Al-Allak
TutorMrs Asmaa Al-Allak is a general surgeon with a specialist interest in oncoplastic breast surgery. As a member of the oncoplastic breast surgery masters faculty she is involved in promoting the development of both leadership and management skills at both undergraduate and postgraduate level.
Miss Sisse Olsen
Dr Mark Wilkinson
Miss Ali Jones
Mr Zenon Rayter
TutorZenon trainined in London at St George's Hospital Medical School and did his postgraduate surgical training in the Greater London area, and has also been a research fellow at the Royal Marsden Hospital. Zenon was appointed as a Consultant Surgeon with an interest in breast disease to the Bristol Royal Infirmary in 1995. Since then, he has been involved in research in the many National and International Clinical Trials as well as trials in breast reconstruction. He is research lead for the breast cancer network and has been on the NCRI Breast Clinical Studies Group for 3 years. Zenon is currently one of the PI's for the ATOM study and IBIS II as well as a number of other studies. In addition to being a full time practising breast surgeon, Zenon is the lead for the research module for the MS in Oncoplastic Breast Surgery.
Mr Ramsay Cutress
TutorRamsey Cutress is Associate Professor in Breast Surgery at the University of Southampton and an Honorary Consultant Surgeon at Southampton University Hospitals Trust. He completed his medical degree at Oxford University and during clinical surgical training he won a National Breast Reconstructive and Oncoplastic Fellowship. He wrote his Ph.D on the significance of BAG-1 isoform expression in breast cancer demonstrating that BAG-1 potentiates oestrogen dependent transcription within breast cancer cells and showing that BAG-1 expression predicts survival in breast cancer. This work was within Prof Graham Packham's laboratory, and was funded by a Robertson Trust fellowship from Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, and the ninth Guernsey Research Fellowship from Hope.
Ramsey leads a translational research laboratory and divides his time between the clinic and research. In the clinic he leads the development of breast reconstructive and oncoplastic surgery in Southampton. Research interests include clinical aspects breast cancer, breast cancer molecular biology, and breast cancer translational research and clinical trials.
Dr Karim Mukhtar
Dr Simeon West
TutorSimeon West graduated from the University of Sheffield in 2000 and trained as an anaesthetist initially at St George's Hospital completing a fellowship in regional anaesthesia before transferring to the North Thames School of Anaesthesia for completion of training. Simeon was appointed as a Consultant at University College London Hospitals in 2013.
Dr Peter Merjavy
TutorDr Peter Merjavy is a Consultant Anaesthetist in Craigavon Area Hospital. He is a tutor for Audit, Research and Service Evaluation module in Regional Anaesthesia Masters Programme. He has a special interest in regional anaesthesia, ultrasound, anatomy, T&O surgery, difficult airway as well as mountain biking and triathlon.
Dr Neil Sahgal
Dr Stephen Raftery
TutorDr Stephen Raftery is a Consultant in Anaesthesia in Whiston and St Helen Hospitals. His interests include: anaesthesia for paediatric, head & neck and plastic surgery, the interface between science and faith, mathematics applied to medicine, statistics in medical research and audit. He is also interested in database development in SQL and Access, and Italian opera.
Dr Suhas Kumar
Dr Packyanathasamy Balaji
Dr Pavel Michalek
TutorPavel Michalek is an Associate Professor in Anaesthesia, Intensive Medicine and Pain Therapy in General University Hospital in Prague, Czech Republic. This hospital is affiliated to the 1st Faculty of Medicine of the Charles University. Dr Michalek has been an examiner for Board Certification in Anaesthesia and Intensive Care in the Czech Republic since 2010. He is the Head of Board for the Ultrasound Methods in Regional Anaesthesias Certification Committee in the Czech Republic. In the UK, Dr Michalek was a Consultant Anaesthetist in Antrim Area Hospital from 2005 to 2011. He is a member of Editorial Boards of various journals including MBMC Anaesthesiology, Journal of Medical Case Reports and Case Reports in Anaesthesiology. His main interests are ultrasound methods in regional anaesthesia, pain management, vascular access and difficult airway management.
Dr Mark Wilkinson
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