Dr. Joseph John Consultant Cardiologist 

Dr. Joseph John is a highly accomplished cardiologist known for his exceptional expertise. He earned his medical degree from St John's National Academy and an MD in Internal Medicine. Driven by a passion for knowledge, he pursued advanced training in the UK, focusing on heart failure and diabetes research. As a Training Program Director, he mentored the next generation of medical professionals and cardiologists. 
With thousands of successful interventions, Dr. John is renowned for his commitment to cardiovascular care. He remains dedicated to advancing knowledge in heart failure and diabetes through ongoing research, all while upholding unwavering compassion and excellence in patient care. 

Mr. Mathew Nixon First Contact Practitioner/ Physiotherapist 

Mat is a highly experienced advanced musculoskeletal practitioner with 20 years Physiotherapy experience. Having worked and practiced in the UK, Australia and New Zealand. Mat has skills in all areas of Physiotherapy including Orthopaedics, emergency care, paediatrics and elite sports environments including Hull Kingston Rovers academy. This enables him to manage a vast range of musculoskeletal conditions. 
Locally Mat developed and leads the first contact practitioner (FCP) service for Hull teaching hospitals. This advanced role provides timely assessment, diagnosis and advice for patients with musculoskeletal conditions using an evidenced based, patient centred approach. Should further investigations such as X Rays, MRI, blood tests or specialist referral be required this can be arranged. As a qualified injection therapist Mat can provide steroid injections should they be indicated. Optima health provides an opportunity to access Mat's bespoke expertise in a private setting. 

Mr. Frank Biervliet Consultant in Obstetrics and Gynaecology 

Mr. Frank Biervliet assumed his role in 2004 as consultant in Obstetrics and Gynaecology after completing specialised training in the West Midlands. With a passion for helping women navigate complex reproductive health issues, he specialises in menstrual irregularities and recurrent miscarriages. Serving as the clinical lead for the Early Pregnancy Assessment Unit, he possesses extensive experience in managing recurrent miscarriages. Moreover, his expertise extends to outpatient procedures, notably outpatient hysteroscopy for menstrual problem assessment. Mr. Biervliet's unwavering commitment to women's reproductive health and his exemplary skills have made him an invaluable asset to Optima Clinics, positively impacting countless lives in Obstetrics and Gynaecology. 

Dr. Modar Khalil Consultant Neurologist 

Dr. Khalil completed his neurology training program in the esteemed Yorkshire Deanery, achieving the designation of consultant neurologist in 2015. He pursued a specialised headache clinical fellowship at King's College London in 2018, working under the distinguished guidance of Prof. Peter Goadsby. 
Within the realm of general neurology, Dr. Khalil finds particular fascination in managing conditions such as brain inflammatory disorders (like MS), movement disorders (including tremor and Parkinson's disease), and neuropathies that manifest as tingling sensations in the hands and feet. However, Dr. Khalil's true passion and expertise lie in the realm of headaches. He specializes in treating a diverse range of headache types, with a specific focus on migraine, cluster headache, and the management of rare primary headache disorders like hypnic headache and hemicrania continua. 
In addition to his role as a consultant neurologist, Dr. Khalil is an honorary consultant neurologist at St Bartholomew's Hospital in London. He actively contributes to the field by helping run the neuromodulation MDT meeting at Barts, showcasing his commitment to advancing neurology and patient care. 

Dr. Madhav Menon Respiratory Consultant 

Dr. Madhav Menon is a respected Respiratory Consultant at Optima Clinics. Commencing his medical journey in India, he completed his specialist training in the United Kingdom, where he achieved mastery in all facets of pulmonary care and advanced procedures. 
Dr. Menon holds pivotal roles in healthcare management and education. His esteemed FRCP designation exemplifies his commitment to excellence. As a Senior Clinical Lecturer in Medicine, Dr. Menon shares his profound knowledge, shaping the next generation of healthcare professionals. Dr. Madhav Menon's multifaceted commitment to advancing respiratory medicine solidifies his status as a prominent figure at Optima Clinics. 

Dr. Harshal Deshmukh Consultant in Diabetes and Endocrinology 

Dr. Harshal Deshmukh is a distinguished consultant in Diabetes and Endocrinology at Optima Clinics. Dr. Deshmukh's journey towards medical excellence spans across continents, from his initial medical training in India to attaining a Masters in Epidemiology and Biostatistics from the University of Massachusetts, USA, and culminating in a PhD in Genetic Epidemiology from the University of Dundee, Scotland. 
His clinical acumen was honed during stints in Scotland and the North East and Yorkshire and Humber deaneries as an NIHR Academic Clinical Fellow and Clinical Lecturer. Dr. Deshmukh is an expert in Polycystic Ovarian syndrome, the impact of cutting-edge technologies in diabetes management, and cardio-metabolic pathways in weight management. Optima Clinics is privileged to have Dr. Harshal Deshmukh as a leading force in advancing healthcare. 

Dr. Prakash Gowda Consultant Dermatologist 

Dr. Prakash J C Gowda is an accomplished dermatologist, widely recognised for his outstanding academic achievements, including MBBS, MD(Derm), and DD(Glasgow) qualifications. He is a distinguished expert in his field. 
At Optima Clinics, Dr. Gowda's unwavering dedication to dermatological surgery and pediatric dermatology distinguishes the institution, offering patients specialised care and cutting-edge treatments. Patients can rely on Optima Clinics and Dr. Gowda to consistently deliver the highest quality care, all with a steadfast commitment to improving skin health. 

Dr. George Abouda Consultant Gastroenterologist and Hepatologist 

Dr. George Abouda is a prominent and respected Consultant Gastroenterologist and Hepatologist at Optima Clinics. With a wealth of qualifications and experience, he specialises in liver disease, bowel disease, endoscopy, colonoscopy, and reflux management. Dr. Abouda's passion lies in liver diseases, particularly fatty and alcohol-related liver diseases, viral hepatitis, and autoimmune liver diseases. 
He actively contributed to regional and national guidelines for fatty liver disease. Additionally, he excels in diagnosing and treating inflammatory and irritable bowel disorders and dyspepsia, having performed over 5,000 gastroscopy and 2,000 colonoscopy procedures. Dr. Abouda's commitment to medical education is evident through his roles as an Honorary Senior Lecturer at Hull University, and a core faculty trainer at the Yorkshire School of Endoscopy (EYSE). His dedication to patient care makes him an invaluable asset to Optima Clinics. 

Mr. Ammar Allouni Plastic Surgeon 

Mr. Ammar Allouni is a highly renowned and accredited plastic surgeon working at Optima Clinics. With over 14 years of expertise, he is a distinguished member of prominent organisations including BAPRAS, BAAPS, and UKAAPS - CAPSCO Society. 
Following his Bachelor's in Medicine and Surgery in 2004, and Master's in Science in 2008 from Cairo University Hospitals, Mr. Allouni pursued higher surgical training in the UK and around the world. 
His special focus lies in breast and lower limb microsurgical reconstruction, though his NHS consultancy encompasses skin cancer, hand surgeries, and complex trauma cases. He has also trained under leading aesthetic surgeons, and incorporates this in his practice. 
Mr. Allouni prioritises patient safety, individualised care, and maintaining strong doctor-patient relationships. His commitment to honesty and patient well-being shines through every step of his practice, ensuring optimal care before, during, and after procedures. 

Miss. Jaishree Hingorani Gynaecology Consultant 

Miss Jaishree Hingorani is a distinguished gynaecology consultant who brings a wealth of experience and expertise to her practice at Optima clinics. After completing her training in India, her postgraduate training spanned the Wessex and Yorkshire Deaneries. Notably, she spent a year as a senior clinical fellow at the Royal Free Hospital in London, earning a Diploma in Ultrasound. 
Appointed as a Consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist in 2010, Miss Hingorani's expertise extends to various areas. Her special interests encompass menstrual and sexual health, addressing issues like pain and bleeding during intercourse, as well as early pregnancy losses. She also excels in reconstructive gynaecological surgery, including labial reduction. 
Her skill set includes performing laparoscopy, hysteroscopy, thermal balloon and Novasure endometrial ablation, pelvic floor repairs, and vaginal hysterectomy for prolapse cases. 
Her dedication shines through in her wide-ranging areas of interest, which include addressing irregular, heavy, and painful periods, endometriosis, pelvic floor repairs, benign abdominal and vaginal surgeries, labial reduction surgery, and more. Miss Hingorani's commitment to her patients and her field is evident in her comprehensive approach to women's health. 

Mr. Andrew Edwards Orthopaedic Surgeon 

Mr. Andrew Edwards is a leading orthopaedic surgeon at Optima Clinics. He specialises in lower limb orthopaedics and sports-related conditions. His expertise covers a wide spectrum, including soft tissue hip and knee injuries, major joint arthroplasty, knee and ankle arthroscopy, and general foot and ankle conditions. 
With qualifications from St Bartholomew's Hospital Medical School in 1992 and specialty training in hip and knee surgery, including a fellowship in New Zealand, Mr. Edwards brings a wealth of experience. He holds a postgraduate Diploma in Sports and Exercise Medicine and a Master of Surgery degree. 
His dedication to sports medicine extends to working with sports therapists, physiotherapists, and strength and conditioning coaches, benefiting amateur and semi-professional athletes. Additionally, he serves as a consultant to Hull FC and is involved with rugby league and rugby union clubs. Mr. Edwards is a true asset to the field of orthopaedic surgery and sports medicine. 

Mr. Patrick Jassar ENT Surgeon 

Mr. Patrick Jassar, a renowned rhinoplasty and ENT surgeon at Optima Clinics, has a distinguished career spanning over three decades. Graduating in 1992 from the University of Liverpool, he pursued comprehensive training in both the UK and Australia. His expertise encompasses a wide range of ENT conditions in both adults and children, with a particular passion for rhinoplasty surgery. 
With a track record of performing hundreds of successful operations annually, he boasts a remarkable level of surgical skill. This is in addition to his approachable and patient-centric delivery of care. 
In addition to serving as the Lead Clinician for the Hull ENT department and an Honorary Senior Lecturer at Hull York Medical School, he is a founding member of the British Society of Rhinoplasty Surgeons. Mr Jassar's comprehensive expertise in ENT and rhinoplasty is a true asset to Optima clinics. 

Mr. Fady Youssef Urology Consultant 

Mr. Fady Youssef is a Urology Consultant at Optima Clinics, renowned for his expertise in a wide range of urological specialties. With a focus on cutting-edge techniques, he excels in nephron-sparing robotic surgery and laparoscopic kidney procedures, including pyeloplasty. Mr. Youssef is a trusted expert in the treatment of kidney stones, utilising advanced laser technology via both rigid and flexible ureteroscopy. 
In the realm of prostate health, he is a proficient diagnostic investigator for prostate cancer and adeptly manages benign prostate disorders, offering procedures like TURP and UroLift. His repertoire extends to addressing inguino-scrotal disorders, vasectomy, erectile dysfunction, and bladder dysfunction, including BOTOX injections into the bladder. 
Mr. Youssef also conducts vital diagnostic investigations such as cystoscopy, urodynamics, and prostate biopsy, including transperineal biopsies. His commitment to patient care and mastery of urological procedures make him an invaluable asset at Optima Clinics. 

Dr. Mie Mie Kyaing Chronic Pain Management Physician 

Dr Kyaing is a chronic pain management physician at Optima clinics. She has over 17 years of experience in this specialised care of Chronic Pain Management. Along with her compassion and commitments, she provides evidence-based high standard clinical care, providing individually assessed and designed self-management, based on holistic biopsychosocial model. She provides Trigger Points Injections (TPI) for musculoskeletal pain, which can be beneficial for effective therapeutic pain control in long-term patients trying to avoid strong pain killers. Therapeutic Botox can be available for muscle contracture and spasm.“Life can still be rosy when you know how to manage to live with it”. 

Dr. Ravi Mahendra Child & Adolescent Consultant Psychiatrist 

Dr Ravi Mahendra is a Child & Adolescent Consultant Psychiatrist with over 15+ years of experience working in this field. He is a medically trained doctor who has worked within medicine and surgery before specialising in Psychiatry. 
Dr Mahendra is trained to diagnose and treat common psychiatric disorders for young people below the age of 18 years old. He has a lot of experience with ADHD and Autism Assessments. He has trained in the Autism Diagnostic Interview and Autism Diagnostic Observation Schedule, conducted numerous 2nd opinion Autism Assessments and taught medical students for 5 years on the subject of Autism. He is fully commited to working with patients and their families to enable them to achieve the best possible outcomes. 
Dr Mahendra worked as a Consultant within the NHS until March 2022 but now offers private Assessments and Reviews. Dr Mahendra is a member of the Royal College of Psychiatry and is on the Specialist Register of the General Medical Council. 

Dr. Swaroop Sampu Pain Management Consultant  

Dr. Sampu, a seasoned expert in anaesthetics and pain management, has shaped the landscape of patient care and education. With a medical degree from India in 1998 and subsequent postgraduate qualifications, including a Fellowship in Interventional Pain Practice, Dr. Sampu has been at the forefront of healthcare excellence. His substantial leadership role at Hull University Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust for nine years, coupled with a decade as the Local Pain Educational Supervisor, attests to his clinical prowess. In the private sector since 2010, Dr. Sampu extends his impact through medicolegal reports and expertise as an Expert Witness. His publication on pain management algorithms reflects his commitment to advancing the field. With over 14 years of consultancy, Dr. Sampu specializes in the management of back pain, sciatica, neck pain, cervicalgia, and a myriad of complex pain conditions, including fibromyalgia, chronic widespread pain, complex regional pain syndrome, neuropathic pain, and other persistent pain conditions. His dedication to patient well-being and advancements in pain management practices remains unparalleled. 

Mr. Darren Abramson Advanced Musculoskeletal Physiotherapist, MSK Sonographer and Injection Therapist 

Mr Abramson brings a wealth of expert MSK practice knowledge and clinical leadership experience. He holds the post of Clinical Director of Hull’s community MSK Physiotherapy service Healthshare responsible for the clinical leadership of a team of MSK Physiotherapists and Sports and Exercise Therapists. He works closely with the regions leading Orthopaedic and Neurosurgical consultants. Mr Abramson supervises MSK Advanced Practitioner MSc students at various Universities and mentors trainee First Contact Practitioners to work within General Practice. 
He is an experienced injection therapist and CASE accredited MSK sonographer. Mr Abramson is experienced in specialist ultrasound guided injection techniques including hydrodistension high volume injections of frozen shoulders and barbotage of calcific tendinopathies. He has completed thousands of ultrasound guided injections of all common MSK pathologies. 
In addition to Physiotherapy Mr Abramson holds degree qualifications in Sports Rehabilitation, and a post registration MSc. He also has a wealth of high level sporting Physiotherapy experience with previous involvement in both Championship football and Super League rugby. 

Mr. Shivkumar Gopal Orthopaedic Surgeon 

Mr. Shivkumar Gopal is a renowned orthopaedic surgeon with a distinguished career centered around patient care and expertise in orthopaedic surgery. With a comprehensive background, Mr. Gopal specialises in diagnosing and managing a wide range of conditions, particularly those affecting the hip, knee, pelvis, and sacro-iliac joints. His areas of expertise encompass total hip replacement and revision total hip replacement surgeries.  
Mr. Gopal's exceptional skills and experience enable him to tackle even the most complex hip replacement surgeries, as well as pelvic and sacro-iliac joint issues, earning him a reputation as a leading specialist in the field. Furthermore, Mr. Gopal is highly proficient in performing total knee replacement surgeries and knee arthroscopies. He offers patient-specific knee replacements, tailor-made based on pre-surgery scans, ensuring optimal outcomes for his patients. His specialised care extends to the treatment of pelvic and sacroiliac joint dysfunction, pelvic and lower limb fractures, and pregnancy-related pelvic problems. Mr. Gopal's dedication to the field of orthopaedics and his unwavering commitment to providing top-notch patient care make him an invaluable asset to Optima Clinics. 

Mr. Andy Myatt Urological Surgeon 

Mr Myatt is a vastly experienced urological surgeon. He has been a consultant for 12 and half years 
and over that time has been recognised as a leading kidney surgeon in the UK. His expertise is 
recognised by the British association of urological surgeons (BAUS) as he was invited several times as 
a key note speaker to address his peers at BAUS annual conferences. His specialist training included 
a period in Salzburg, Austria by a world renowned kidney surgeon. 
Mr Myatt has a scientific understanding of benign prostatic hyperplasia and ward awarded a PhD for 
his research into BPH, the commonest disease affecting males. His skills as a prostate surgeon for 
BPH extend to modern bipolar resection techniques both in the NHS and private sector. 
His surgical repertoire include all general urological procedures including expert management of 
kidney stones. In fact Mr Myatt has been a UK training expert for junior doctors learning stone 
surgery and was co-founder of the national urology registrar simulation boot camp. 
Mr Myatt has a reputation for his caring nature and great sense of humour that makes his bedside 
manner patient focussed and fostering excellent doctor-patient interactions. 

Mr. Sreedhar Jyothi Oculoplastic Consultant 

Mr. Sreedhar Jyothi is an internationally acclaimed Oculoplastic Consultant, specialized in Eye and face cosmetic and plastic surgery. He has got more than 25yr of experience and has been an NHS Consultant for more than 10yr. He has been trained internationally at various highly reputed institutes and been honoured with Doctor of Medicine (MD DM) research degree by Cranfield university, UK for the contributions in the field of Eye research. He has presented at various national, international conferences and published on eye research extensively. He is a member and fellow of Royal college of Ophthalmologists and Oculoplastic surgeons, UK. 
His expertise lies in Cosmetic eye lid and cheek lift surgery, brow lift surgery, lid malposition-droopy eye lid surgery(ectropion, entropion, ptosis), lumps and bumps of facial and eye lid skin surgery, chalazion treatment, General Ophthalmology conditions, watery eye/dry eye specialist treatment, biopsy and treatment of eye lid cancers, thyroid eye disease treatment, managing eye lid/cosmetic surgery complications, cosmetic anti wrinkle (Botulinum) injections and facial filler treatments, PDO thread facial lift surgery. 
In his free time, he likes travelling with the family, riding his Harley, gardening and looking after his pet chickens 

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