The Medical Suite Scotland UK -
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Private and Executive GPs

Having cared for people within hospitals and general practice surgeries, our GPs can provide a more personal and flexible approach to health care than is available elsewhere. Recognising the importance of understanding each individual’s health concerns and needs they will take time with all clients to first of all make them feel welcome, relaxed and comfortable.

Choosing The Medical Suite Scotland UK means that you canl normally be seen within 24 hours and often on the same day, your diary allowing. Telephone consultations provide registered patients with immediate medical advice and a quick response to your concerns. If a prescription or a referral to a specialist is required these are arranged to suit you and prescriptions can often be delivered direct to you, either at work or at home. The Medical Suite Scotland UK will also look after your long term health by undertaking annual health screenings which include full investigations such as blood tests and heart checks.

All medical information remains confidential and will only be passed on to others with your permission.  Once registered you can also see any of our practicioners on an ad hoc basis for consultations or for an annual medical screening where time will be taken to go through your family medical history and your personal medical history. In addition, a medical examination will be carried comprising an ECG and a full blood screening programme which includes cancer tumour markers and hormone levels including thyroid.  A follow-up consultation will then be aranged to discuss the results and provide expert advice regarding lifestyle, nutrition and exercise. If you require specialist advice, The Medical Suite Scotland UK will keep in close contact with you and undertake regular reviews.

For many years, now The Medical Suite Scotland UK has looked after the healthcare needs of individuals employed by companies at executive and board level by providing a private GP service that is both discreet and understands the time pressure and pace of life that your professional life demands.

By choosing The Medical Suite Scotland UK to look after your health and wellbeing, you will have ticked one thing off your to do list.

Please call 07855 199 561 to discuss any concerns or to make an appointment.

Gastroenterology

Professor Peter R. Mills

Professor Peter R Mills provides The Medical Suite with specialist medical advice and care and is a consultant Physician and Gastroenterologist at Gartnavel General Hospital and the Western Infirmary in Glasgow and Honorary Professor in Medicine at the University of Glasgow. He consults privately at the Glasgow Nuffield Hospital. He is President of the Scottish Society of Gastroenterology and Chairman of the UK Specialty Certificate Examination Board in Gastroenterology. He has particular interests in inflammatory bowel disease and liver disorders and has published widely in these topics. He also undertakes the full range of diagnostic and therapeutic endoscopy for investigation and treatment of gastrointestinal complaints.

General Medicine

Dr. Stephen J Gallacher MD; FRCP (Edin. & Glasg.)

Specialties: General Medicine, Diabetes & Endocrinology, Metabolic Bone Disease & Osteoporosis

Professional Information: Dr. Gallacher provides specialist clinical services in the management of diabetes mellitus. He also specialises in the investigation and management of endocrine diseases – including conditions affecting the thyroid, adrenal, pituitary and reproductive systems.

Dr. Gallacher has a specialist sub-interest in the investigation and management of metabolic bone disease including osteoporosis. Dr. Gallacher has published in excess of 50 peer reviewed research papers in this field.

Cardiologists

We will work with you to reduce your risk of developing heart disease by supporting you in your goals for improved cholesterol, blood pressure, target weight and smoking cessation. However, should you develop symptoms of heart disease our network of Consultant Cardiologists is available both locally and in Harley Street. The full range of investigations and treatments are accessible for Coronary Artery Disease, Heart Rhythm Abnormalities including Atrial Fibrillation, Hypertension, Valvular Heart Disease, Heart Failure and Cardiomyopathy.

Available investigations include:

ECG and Blood pressure ambulatory monitoring
Echocardiography (trans-thoracic and trans-oesophageal)
Exercise Treadmill Testing
Coronary Arteriography
Cardiac MRI

Where necessary, referral for Coronary Stenting, Electrophysiological Studies or Cardiac Surgery can be arranged without delay.

General Surgery

Mr. Douglas T. Hansell MD(Hons), FRCS

Main Interests – Breast and Gallstone Disease

Douglas Hansell qualified MB, ChB from Glasgow University in 1977. In 1986 he was awarded the degree of MD with Honours from Glasgow University.

In 1990 he was awarded a Travelling Fellowship by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow which was undertaken in the USA at the Mayo Clinic, the Massachusetts General, New York University Medical Center and Duke University.

Breast Disease

Since 1992 he has been a Consultant Surgeon with a special interest in Breast Disease, setting up the first “one stop” breast clinic in Stobhill Hospital and then in Ross Hall Hospital. He also founded the first Breast Family History Clinic in the West of Scotland shortly thereafter.

Since the 1970s he has been actively involved in clinical and laboratory research, and has published widely in the international medical literature. He has given numerous invited lectures and presentations worldwide.

In 1996 he was the recipient of a Local Health Council Award for breast services in Glasgow.
Douglas Hansell is a Fellow of the Association of Surgeons of Great Britain and Ireland, and a Member of the Association of Breast Surgery at BASO.

He is the Lead Consultant for Breast Services for NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde, and within Ross Hall Hospital is the Lead Clinician for Breast Services, and Chair of the Breast Multidisciplinary Team.

Douglas is also the Lead Consultant of the Glasgow Breast Care Clinic at Ross Hall Hospital, and Lead Consultant of Breast Services at Glasgow Nuffield Hospital.

Gallstone Disease

Throughout his surgical career Douglas has also had a major interest in gallstone disease, being one of the first surgeons in the West of Scotland to develop an interest in laparoscopic cholecystectomy (keyhole surgery for the removal of the gallbladder).

In relation to this he has a major interest in ERCP (for removal of gallstones in the bile duct, and other bile/pancreatic duct problems).

He has various international publications in this field, and has given numerous presentations and invited lectures.

Consultant General and Colorectal Surgeon

Mr James McCourtney

A Consultant Colorectal Surgeon with special interests that include diagnostic and therapeutic colonoscopy; colorectal cancer surgery; the surgical management of complex Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis; diverticular disease; and anorectal surgery.

Areas of treatment offered:

* Rectal bleeding
* Colonoscopy
* Bowel cancer
* Polyps
* Ulcerative colitis and Crohn's disease
* Diverticular disease
* Piles
* Rectal prolapse
* Anorectal abcess and fistula
* Pruritus ani
* Anal fissure
* Irritable bowel syndrome

Consultant General, Upper Gastrointestinal and Bariatric Surgeon

Mr Robert Stuart

A Consultant Upper GI & Bariatric Surgeon with specialist interests that include diagnostic and therapeutic gastroscopy, weight-loss (bariatric) surgery, gallbladder surgery, benign gastro-oesophageal diseases, anti-reflux surgery, diagnosis, staging and palliation of upper GI malignancy, day-case and hernia surgery.

Clinical Interests:

Weight Loss (Bariatric) Surgery
Heartburn, dyspepsia and upper abdominal symptoms
Diagnostic and therapeutic gastroscopy & laparoscopy
Laparoscopic cholecystectomy – Gallbladder Surgery
Barrett’s oesophagus diagnosis and surveillance
Upper GI cancer diagnosis, staging and palliation

Orthopaedics and Trauma Consultant

Mr Mark Broadbent

A Consultant Orthopaedic and Trauma Consultant with a special interest in Hand and Upper Limb Surgery Mr Broadbent practises at Ross Hall Hospital, the Glasgow Nuffield, Kings Park Hospital Stirling and Inverclyde Royal Hospital Greenock.

Mr Broadbent underwent orthopaedic training in Edinburgh and Aberdeen and fellowship training in Oxford and Wrightington. He has been on the specialist register and working as a consultant since 2009. In 2010 Mr Broadbent completed the Diploma in Hand Surgery (BSSH). He has particular interests in trauma, sports injuries and arthritis.

Paediatrics and Child Health

Dr Mohi M. M. Chowdhury

We are now in the position to offer a complete paediatric service.

Our service includes:

• Telephone & video link-up to speed up clinical care & reduce costs, when all you need is a bit of advice and not a trip to the clinic.
• Continuity of care. The same paediatrician cares for your child throughout their foetal, infant, child and adolescent life.
• Home-based as well as Clinic-based Service.

Paediatric and Neuromuscular Orthopaedics

Mr Mark Gaston

Mr Mark Gaston is a Consultant Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgeon. Mark is based in Edinburgh and has practicing privileges at NHS Lothian and Spire Edinburgh Hospitals. He also consults here at the Medical Suite in Glasgow. He has specialist expertise in children’s orthopaedics and trauma (fractures) and the orthopaedic treatment of neuromuscular disease in all ages.

Mr Gaston’s interests include:

• All orthopaedic, trauma and musculoskeletal conditions in children and adolescents age 0 – 16
• Hip, knee, foot & ankle and upper limb surgery in children and young people
• Non-surgical treatment including casting and orthotics (e.g. insoles)
• Sports injuries in children and young people
• Neuromuscular disorders (e.g. cerebral palsy) in children and adults
• Gait (walking pattern) assessment & treatment
• Single event multilevel surgery for gait improvement

Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon

Andrew M. Chappell

Andrew is a specialist in:
Lower limb surgery
Hip replacements
Hip revision
Hip resurfacing
Hip replacement in young people
Knee arthroplasty
Knee arthroscopy
Foot and ankle surgery (including ankle fusions and bunion surgery.

Consultant Gastroenterologist and Hepatologist

Dr. Mathis Heydtmann

Dr Mathis Heydtmann is a Consultant Gastroenterologist and Hepatologist at the Royal Alexandria Hospital Paisley, Inverclyde Royal Infirmary and BMI Ross Hall Hospital. Mathis has a long standing interest in all aspects of liver disease and is keen to improve the epidemiology of severe liver disease in Scotland.

He has worked in Switzerland, Manchester and Birmingham and undertook a research attachment in Boston before coming to Glasgow. He obtained an MD in genetics from Düsseldorf University. In Birmingham Mathis worked in the Liver Transplant Unit, obtained his PhD in Hepatitis C immunology and worked as a Clinical Lecturer at Birmingham University.

Mathis specialises in the assessment and medical management of gastrointestinal problems, in particular liver disease. He feels that it is important to have sufficient time to listen to the patients concerns and to make a correct diagnosis.

Mathis maintains a keen interest in academic medicine by advancing medical knowledge in his field and teaching. Research work includes epidemiology and health economics of chronic liver disease in the West of Scotland as well as treatment of liver disease in particular alcoholic liver disease.

Occupational Health Nurse

Mr Robert Clark

Mr Clark is a Registered General Nurse and is a Specialist Practitioner in Occupational Health.

Health Surveillance
Audiometry - Spirometry - Vision screening - Skin assessments - HAVS

Medicals
Food handlers - Fork Lift Truck Drivers

Travel Health
Travel Health Assessment & Advice

Vaccinations
Anthrax - Hep A & B - MMR - Typhoid - Rabies - TBE - JEV - Tetanus Diphtheria & Polio - Influenza - Varicella & Meningitis

Miscellaneous
Cholesterol and Glucose desk-top testing
Immunisation requirements for Medical Staff Agencies including Identified Validated Specimen requirements & BCG scar checks.

Executive and Occupational Medical Centre

One member of our UK-wide network of Occupational Health clinics is the Executive and Occupational Medical Centre.

Based near East Croydon station, this clinic is easily accessible from Surrey, Kent and South London and only 20 minutes from Central London.

The experienced physician and nurse team in this independent clinic provides the same range of services and the same individual attention as in Glasgow and we work closely together to ensure consistency of client service.

The services of the consultant occupational health physicians are available throughout the UK and Ireland and the Medical Suite Scotland UK avails itself of this highly experiencied occupational medical team.

www.eomc.co.uk

Psychiatry

Dr. Alex Yellowlees and The Priory Hospital Glasgow

Dr. Alex Yellowlees, Consultant Psychiatrist, is the Medical Director of The Priory Hospital in Glasgow .

Dr. Yellowlees specialises in the treatment of depression, anxiety, low self-esteem, eating disorders and other emotional and relationship difficulties with appointments available at the Medical Suite.

For more intensive psychiatric therapy, The Priory Hospital, Glasgow specialises in the management and treatment of mental health issues. The Priory has a 42-bed inpatient facility with further capacity for day care and outpatient services and is well equipped to deal with a wide range of mental health and psychiatric patient needs including addictions, eating disorders, depression, anxiety and self-confidence issues.

Urology

Mr Andrew James

Mr James was educated at Glasgow University Medical School graduating in 1989 and is Fellow of both the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh and the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow.

He was first appointed as Consultant Urologist at Hairmyres Hospital East Kilbride in 1999. In 2004 he moved his NHS practice to Stobhill Hospital in Glasgow. He is currently holds the position of Clinical Lead in Urology for Greater Glasgow and Clyde.

Mr James currently consults and operates privately at the Glasgow Nuffield Hospital and also has admission and operating privileges for BMI Glasgow Ross Hall Hospital

His clinical interests include the investigation and management of:

Benign and Malignant Prostatic Diseases
Haematuria
Bladder Disorders
Bladder Malignancy
Testicular and Scrotal Lumps
Problems with the Foreskin
Urinary Tract Infection

Khaver Qureshi B.Sc.(hons), MD, FRCS (Urol)

Mr. Khaver Qureshi is a Consultant Urological Surgeon based at Gartnavel General Hospital and the Western Infirmary. He was educated in London and graduated from Saint Bartholomew’s Hospital Medical College, London.

He is a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of England and previously Clinical Lead for the West of Scotland Urological Cancer Managed Clinical Network and has published widely on prostate and bladder cancer. He is currently the Clinical Director of Urology for Greater Glasgow and Clyde.

Since his appointment Mr. Qureshi has mentored and trained several colleagues in laparoscopic techniques. His main sub-specialist interest is in urological cancer and the treatment of male and female lower urinary tract symptoms. He has seven years of experience in microsurgical reversal of vasectomy and consults at Ross Hall and the Glasgow Nuffield Hospitals.

Mr. Qureshi’s clinical interests include:

Male and female urinary problems
Urinary tract infections
Investigation of raised PSA
Peno-scrotal problems
Prostate/bladder and renal cancer
Laparoscopic urological surgery
Intravesical Botox treatment
Reversal of vasectomy