Paediatric General and Urological Surgery staff


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Consultants

General Paediatric Surgeons and Paediatric Urologists

Mr Hugh Grant
Consultant Paediatric Surgeon

  • Special interests
    Children's surgery including neonatal surgery, day-case surgery, general paediatric surgery, paediatric minimal access surgery, paediatric gastrointestinal diseases, paediatric endoscopy.
  • Qualifications
    B.Sc, MB. ChB, MD (Edinburgh), DRCOG, DCH, FRCS (Edinburgh), FRCS (England)
  • Biography
    After training in general surgery and in paediatrics, Mr Grant specialised in Paediatric Surgery in Edinburgh and Cape Town. His specialist interests are minimal access surgery in children (laparoscopy and endoscopy), neonatal surgery and complex GI surgery.

Mr Paul Johnson
Professor and Honorary Consultant Paediatric Surgeon

  • Special interests
    Children's surgery including general paediatric surgery, paediatric pancreatic surgery, paediatric endocrine surgery, islet transplantation
  • Qualifications
    MA, MBChB, MD, FRCSEd, FRCS(Paed.Surg.), FAAP
  • Biography
    Paul Johnson is an Honorary Consultant Paediatric Surgeon at the John Radcliffe Hospital, and Professor of Paediatric Surgery and Fellow of St Edmund Hall at the University of Oxford. He qualified in medicine from the University of Leicester and subsequently trained in General Surgery in Leicester and Derby, followed by higher surgical training in Paediatric Surgery in Oxford, Melbourne and Great Ormond Street Hospital in London.

    Between 1993 and 1996 he was a Research Fellow in the Department of Surgery at the University of Leicester, where he undertook a project on the Isolation of Human Islets of Langerhans for Pancreatic Islet Transplantation. This led to a Doctorate of Medicine and started his ongoing interest in the field of Islet Transplantation for reversing type 1 diabetes. He was awarded a Hunterian Professorship from the Royal College of Surgeons of England for this research in 1998. In 2002, he was appointed Director of the Islet Transplant Programme in Oxford.

Miss Kokila Lakhoo
Consultant Paediatric Surgeon and Clinical Lead for Paediatric Surgery

  • Special interests
    Children's surgery including general paediatric surgery and ambulatory surgery. Antenatal counselling, neonatal surgery, paediatric tumour surgery, paediatric thoracic surgery and specialist gastrointestinal surgery.
  • Qualifications
    MBCHB, PhD, FRCS(ENG+EDIN), FCS(SA), MRCPCH(UK)
  • Biography
    Miss Kokila Lakhoo is a consultant paediatric surgeon at the Children's Hospital in Oxford, clinical lead for paediatric surgery in Oxford and an honorary senior lecturer in paediatric surgery at the University of Oxford. She graduated from university in South Africa and completed a PhD in gastrointestinal diseases at the University of Witwatersrand.

    After training in adult general surgery and paediatrics, she underwent further trained in paediatric surgery at Baragwanath Hospital in Johannesburg (South Africa), Red Cross Children's Hospital in Cape Town (South Africa) and Great Ormond Street Children's Hospital in London (UK). She is the Chair of the International Forum for the British Association of Paediatric Surgeons and is also personally developing paediatric surgery through a link in Tanzania.

Mr Alex Lee
Consultant Paediatric Surgeon

  • Special interests
    Children's surgery including general paediatric and neonatal surgery, paediatric day-case surgery, paediatric minimal access surgery, paediatric gastrointestinal surgery especially upper GI surgery.
  • Qualifications
    MBChB(Edin.), PhD(Lond.), FRCS (Eng.), FRCSEd(Paed.Surg.)
  • Biography
    Graduated from Edinburgh University with distinctions in paediatrics and medicine. General surgical and neonatal training in Edinburgh and Glasgow. Higher surgical training in paediatric surgery in Leeds and Nottingham. PhD research at Imperial College London on ergonomics in paediatric minimal access surgery.

    Post-CCT UK National Surgical Fellow in paediatric laparoscopic surgery at Great Ormond Street Hospital in London. Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh and England. Foundation Training Programme Director in the Oxford Deanery.

Miss Silke Wagener (currently on leave)
Consultant Paediatric Surgeon

  • Specialties
    Children's surgery including general paediatric and neonatal surgery. Paediatric gastrointestinal surgery especially lower GI surgery. Oncological surgery.
  • Qualifications
    MD, MRCS (Glasgow), FRCS (Paed. Surg.)
  • Biography
    Graduated from medical school at University of Bochum in Germany and obtained MD by thesis in 1995. Postgraduate training in West Midlands and specialist training in paediatric surgery in Birmingham, Bristol and Brisbane. CCT Paediatric Surgery 2008.

Mr Ian Willetts
Consultant Paediatric Urologist and Paediatric Surgeon

  • Special interests
    Children's surgery including paediatric urology and general paediatric surgery.
  • Qualifications
    BSc(Hons), MBChB, MD, FRCS(Paed.)
  • Biography
    Graduated from the University of Manchester in 1988 with an Honours degree in Medicine and a BSc(Hons) in Anatomy (1985). Undertook higher paediatric surgical training in the Leeds Teaching Hospitals, Sheffield Children's Hospital, Guy's Hospital and Great Ormond Street, London. Clinical fellow to the transplant unit at GOSH and Guy's.

    Research fellow in the NDS, Oxford and obtained a Doctorate in Medicine for experimental immunological work on intestinal transplantation: awarded a Hunterian Professorship for this work by the Royal College of Surgeons England. Visitor for PMETB/GMC, examiner for the Intercollegiate MRCS and BAPS observer on the Committee for Nursing Children (RCN). Prior to commencing current post was Consultant Paediatric Surgeon/Urologist in the Newcastle Teaching Hospitals (RVI) and Bristol Royal Hospital for Children.

Mr Khaled Ashour
Locum Consultant Paediatric Urologist and Paediatric Surgeon

Miss Stephanie Warne
Locum Consultant Paediatric Urologist and Paediatric Surgeon

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Nursing staff

  • A Laker
    Inpatient Ward Sister
    John Radcliffe
  • J Thomson
    Day Ward Sister
    John Radcliffe
  • C Tunna
    Children's Theatre Sister
    John Radcliffe
  • A Downer
    Clinical Nurse Specialist in urology
    John Radcliffe
  • S Stevens
    Clinical Nurse Specialist in gastroenterology
    John Radcliffe
  • J Taylor
    Advanced Children's Nurse Practitioner: Day Ward
    Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre
  • K Gordon
    Advanced Children's Nurse Practitioner: Day Ward
    John Radcliffe

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