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The consultant practitioners at Coach House Health Care currently include a Psychiatrist, Plastic and Orthopaedic Surgeons. All are currently employed as substantive NHS consultants, are registered with the General Medical Council and boast many years of experience in their respective fields.

 

Please see individual consultant pages for further details.

 


 

OUR THERAPISTS

ANIMESH PATEL

ANIMESH PATEL

Consultant Plastic Surgeon

I grew up in the city of Leicester but have spent most of my life living in Cambridge. I graduated from the University of Cambridge Clinical School in 1999 and then went on to work as a junior doctor in the region, during which time I also worked for the University of Cambridge as Demonstrator and Supervisor in Anatomy, teaching undergraduate medical students.

 

My plastic surgery training started in 2004, and I went on to work in Leicester, Norwich and Leeds before coming back to Cambridge to start my Higher Plastic Surgery training, during which I worked in all the Plastic Surgery units in East Anglia (Cambridge, Chelmsford, Norwich and Stevenage). During my training, I also undertook a masters degree (LLM) in Medical Law and Ethics.

 

At the end of my Plastic Surgery training, I undertook the nationally-recognised Training Interface Group (TIG) fellowship in cosmetic surgery, followed by a fellowship in Microsurgery, specialising in Head and Neck Cancer Reconstruction, Breast Reconstruction, and Major Trauma Reconstruction.

I have been on the General Medical Council (GMC) Specialist Register for Plastic Surgery since 2014. I am a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of England and Full member of the British Association of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgeons (BAPRAS).

 

I have been a consultant in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at Addenbrooke’s Hospital in Cambridge since 2014. Please see this interview I did with the University’s Surgical Society for a little insight into my working life.

 

I continue to have a strong interest in teaching and training- I am the Assigned Educational Supervisor to all Core Surgical Trainees in Plastic Surgery at Addenbrooke’s Hospital and I co-ordinate and supervise all the Clinical School medical student placements in Plastic Surgery.

 

I have written and supervised a number of journal publications, covering a wide range of Plastic Surgery topics, and have written a number of book chapters in Surgical text books. I have had a number of presentations at regional, national and international conferences.

 

At Coach House Health Care, I offer advice and treatment for skin lesions (including suspected skin cancers), minor surgical procedures (including moles), non-surgical facial rejuvenation and general plastic surgery issues.

 

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HAGEN SCHUMACHER

HAGEN SCHUMACHER

Consultant Plastic Surgeon

Hagen Schumacher is a UK trained and qualified plastic surgeon with a cosmetic surgical practice in Cambridge and London. He also works as a consultant plastic surgeon in the NHS. Hagen offers the general range of cosmetic surgery and has a special interest in head & neck, breast and labiaplasty surgery. He is on the GMC specialist register for plastic surgery and is member or fellow of the following plastic surgery organisations: BAAPS, BAPRAS, RCS, ASPS and FEBOPRAS.

 

Patient reviews can be found on www.realself.com

PA: Amie Stoner 07748 216471

Website: www.adore.life

 

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NEIL HUNT

NEIL HUNT

Consultant Psychiatrist

Dr Neil Hunt is a Consultant Psychiatrist.  He works in Cambridge both in private practice and for the NHS. He is a General Adult Psychiatrist and sees people between the ages of 18 to 70.  He has a particular interest in mood disorders including depression, bipolar and anxiety.

 

You can read more on his website - drneilhunt.com. It is important that you have a GP referral to be confident that you are seeing the right specialist and so that Dr Hunt is aware of your background history and medication.

 

Secretary: Liz 01223 872635 or lizneilhunt@doctors.org.uk

 

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Dr RACHMA MURTHY (FaceRestoration)

Dr RACHMA MURTHY (FaceRestoration) - BSc (hons), MBBS FRCOphth

Consultant Ophthalmologist, Oculoplastic Aesthetic & Reconstructive Surgeon

Rachma is one of the two consulatants behind FaceRestoration who speacialise in: Oculoplastics, Aesthetics (surgical and non-surgical), Ophthalmology, Periocular Skin Cancer, Thyroid Eye Disease, Watery Eyes, Droopy Eyelids, Blepharoplasty

 

Rachna Murthy is recognised internationally as a key opinion leader in the fields of aesthetics, periocular cancer and thyroid eye disease, and is recently shortlisted as a finalist for the Aesthetics Awards Consultant Surgeon of the year. She led the Cambridge University Hospitals Thyroid Eye Disease Service for a decade, providing quaternary oculoplastic care. Her service has been internationally recognised and she enjoys faculty status at numerous international meetings.

 

Miss Murthy is an experienced surgical trainer for the Royal College of Ophthalmologists but also in the private sector where her academic safety work with dermal fillers and technical skills has led to her appointment as faculty of the Allergan Medical Institute. As the lead periocular skin cancer clinician for East Suffolk for the last decade, she has also helped to pioneer innovative surgical approaches resulting in reduced patient attendance and cancer recurrence with improved cosmetic outcomes.

 

She is a full member of the British Oculoplastic Surgical Society, the European Society of Oculoplastic and Reconstructive Surgeons, International Associate member of the American Society of Oculoplastic Surgery and sits on the council of the Royal Society of Medicine’s Ophthalmology section. Her publications have won international prizes and are widely quoted. Prior to her decade of consultant experience her own post-residency fellowship training was at Moorfields Eye Hospital and the Craniofacial Unit at Chelsea & Westminster Hospital, both in London as well as the Royal Victoria Eye and Ear Hospital, in Melbourne, Australia.

 

She practices at FaceRestoration.com in London & Cambridge with Prof Jonathan Roos, providing a unique diverse approach with built in expert second opinion and care.

Rachna teaches surgical and non-surgical aesthetics and filler safety to other doctors in Cambridge - www.aesthetics-course.com - and they also co-own and operate www.FaceRestoration.com. They have developed the Scars-Less (TM) approach to surgery and have also patented a novel ocular and skin antimicrobial agent - Purifeyes - designed to improve safety for aesthetics, eye care and general daily exposure. www.purifeyes.co.uk.

 

She is a patient advocate and cares about looking after people to the highest standard and with compassion.

 

Rachna is a devoted mother to two young men and a supportive wife to her Consultant Anaesthetist husband. She is a keen sketch artist, traveller, entrepreneur and innovator.

 

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PROFESSOR JONATHAN ROOS (FaceRestoration)

PROFESSOR JONATHAN ROOS (FaceRestoration) - BA(Hons) MB BChir MA(Cantab) PhD(Cantab) FRCOphth FEBO

Consultant Ophthalmologist, Oculoplastic Aesthetic & Reconstructive Surgeon

Jonathan is one of the two consultatnts behind Face Restoration who specialise in Oculoplastics, Aesthetics (surgical and non-surgical), Ophthalmology, Periocular Skin Cancer, Thyroid Eye Disease, Watery Eyes, Droopy Eyelids, Blepharoplasty

 

Jonathan Roos cares about looking after people. And doing it to the highest standard as if you were family. He is a Moorfields, Harvard & Cambridge University-trained academic and specialist Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon focusing on eyelid surgery, facial aesthetics, orbital diseases, periocular cancer, lacrimal disorders and cataract surgery.

His research has won multiple national and international awards and he has published in the major medical scientific journals including the Lancet, NEJM and BMJ. Dr Roos is an external Professor for the Pharmaceutical Masters Programme at the Mario Negri Institute in Bergamo with the University of Milan and advises multi-national pharmaceutical companies and national governments on drug pricing and health care in resource poor areas.

He practices at FaceRestoration.com in Harley Street and is licensed in the UK, Sweden (& previously Uganda). Together with Dr Rachna Murthy he teaches surgical and non-surgical aesthetics and filler safety to other doctors in Cambridge – www.aesthetics-course.com – and they also co-own and operate www.FaceRestoration.com. They have developed the Scars-Less (TM) approach to surgery and have also patented a novel antimicrobial agent – Purifeyes – designed to improve safety for aesthetics and general daily exposure. www.purifeyes.co.uk.

Jonathan grew up in Switzerland and Southern France and can consult in English, French, German and Swedish.

He is a devoted father to two young men (and a toller) and a supportive husband to a leading city lawyer of Finnish origin. Together they explore seas, sailing and cetaceans

 

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LAURA HUGHES BDS

LAURA HUGHES BDS

Dental Surgeon and Aesthetics Practitioner

Dr Laura Hughes BDS is a qualified Dental Surgeon and Aesthetics Practitioner.

 

Laura is a member of the International Academy of Aesthetics Beverly Hills and is

registered with the GDC. She has trained alongside world-renowned plastic surgeons and has continued to enhance her skill and acumen in the field of Medical Aesthetics over the years. Her background as a Dentist has provided her with an excellent understanding of the complex anatomy and physiology of the face, head and neck.

 

Laura is able offer a range of non-surgical facial rejuvenation and adopts the ‘less is more’ approach.

 

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