Clinical governance

Our clinical governance team includes:

Mr Abhay Chopada, MS FRCS

Surgeon and science expert

Abhay is a Consultant Surgeon with a special interest in treatment of colorectal diseases such as hemorrhoids, fissure, colonic polyps, colon cancer, IBS , Colitis, Diverticulitis etc. Expertise in treatment of hernias and gallstones with keyhole surgery.

He has a strong academic background and has published several research papers in General Surgery and Coloproctology especially in angiogenesis of colon cancer. He is also deeply involved in teaching medical students and is an Honorary Senior Lecturer at Imperial College School of Medicine, London.

Mr Richard Hindley, MB ChB, FRCS (Eng), MSC (Urol), FRCS (Urol),

Urologist and surgeon

Richard is one of the leading experts in the field of focal therapy and receives enquiries and referrals from near and far. He has close research links with UCH in London and has a portfolio of trials running at the present time mainly in the fields of prostate and renal cancer.

Richard enjoys teaching and training, and in 2010 he was awarded a senior lectureship by the University of Southampton.

Prof Raj Persad, ChM, FRCS (Eng.), FRCS (Urol), FEBU

Urologist and surgeon

Professor Raj Persad has been a practising Uro-Oncology surgeon with an international reputation for innovation and research, since 1996.  He specialises in Bladder, Prostate and Kidney Cancer.

He is one of the country's leading pelvic cancer surgeons bringing with him advanced surgical techniques with him from his training abroad in the US and Europe. He leads an active research programme and is the recipient of £5m in research grants. He has over 230 published scientific papers in urological cancer and 5 books.