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Neurosciences, Orthopaedics, Trauma, Specialist Surgery, Children's and Neonates Division

Consultants

Ms Stana Bojanic

Ms Stana Bojanic

Professional interests

  • Degenerative spine
  • Spinal tumours
  • Spinal dysraphism
  • Neuro-oncology
  • Management of chronic pain and spasticity

Biography

Stana Bojanic undertook neurosurgery registrar training in Oxford and Bristol, during which time she was awarded the Lang Fellowship for research. She has been in her consultant post since 2004.

She is a Board Member of the Neuromodulation Society of UK and Ireland, a member of the Society of British Neurological Surgeons and the British Neuro-oncology Society.

Mr Ravi Chauhan

Mr Ravi Chauhan

  • MDDr, MSc ConsDent (Lond), MFDS RCS(Ed), MJDF RCS(Eng), FDS (RestDent) RCPS(Glasg)
  • Consultant and Specialist in Restorative Dentistry
  • General Dental Council: 179106

Professional interests

  • Restorative dentistry
  • Dental trauma
  • Hypodontia
  • Oral cancer
  • Fixed and removable prosthodontics (crowns, bridges, dentures)
  • Dental implants
  • Toothwear
  • Endodontics (root canal treatment)

Biography

Mr Chauhan qualified in 2009 and completed vocational training in Leicester. Following this, he undertook Senior House Officer posts in Oral Medicine, Oral Surgery, Paediatric Dentistry, Restorative Dentistry and Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery in several teaching hospitals in Birmingham, Leeds and London. During this time, he gained his membership of the Royal Colleges of England and Edinburgh.

He then undertook a further five years of accredited specialist training in Restorative Dentistry at King's College Hospital that included rotations at the William Harvey Hospital, Royal London Dental Hospital, Eastman Dental Hospital and John Radcliffe Hospital. He also completed a Master's degree in Conservative Dentistry at the Eastman Dental Institute that was awarded with Distinction in 2015.

He passed the Intercollegiate Speciality Fellowship Examination in Restorative Dentistry in 2017. Mr Chauhan has been appointed as a Consultant in Restorative Dentistry at Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust. He is responsible for providing specialist level restorative dental services for patients following surgery for head and neck cancer, patients with developmental dental conditions and patients who have suffered dental trauma.

He is an elected member of council for the British Society of Restorative Dentistry and sits on the board of Dental Trauma UK. He is also a visiting lecturer and examiner at King's College Dental Institute and also examines for the Overseas Registration Exam.

Contact details

Email: ravichauhan@nhs.net

Mr James Ramsden

Mr James Ramsden

  • BA BM BCh FRCS PhD
  • Paediatric and Adult ENT Surgeon

Professional interests

  • General adult and paediatric otolaryngology
  • Otology and hearing loss
  • Vertigo
  • Paediatric ENT
  • Glue ear and hearing loss
  • Sleep apnoea
  • Head and neck lumps in children
  • Cochlear implantation, middle ear implants and bone anchored hearing aids

Biography

James graduated from University of Oxford Medical School in 1995, and was appointed as a Consultant ENT Surgeon at the John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford in 2007. He has passed the intercollegiate examination in otolaryngology - head and neck surgery, and was awarded the Gold Medal for outstanding performance from the Royal Society of Medicine. He has a strong academic background as an MRC funded clinical research fellow, leading to an award of a PhD in 2003, and he is an Honorary Senior Clinical Lecturer in the University of Oxford.

He has spent one year training at the Children's Hospital at Westmead, Sydney, Australia, where he specialised in the full range of children's ENT treatment including:

  • paediatric airway assessment and treatment
  • cleft palate clinics
  • paediatric voice clinics
  • paediatric head and neck surgery
  • cochlear implantation
  • assessment of profound hearing loss.

A further fellowship in the University of Toronto, Canada, in 2007 developed expertise in advanced neuro-otology including the management of vertigo, middle ear disease, and hearing loss. He was appointed as a member of staff at the Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto where he specialised in childrens' ENT conditions especially hearing loss and deafness, including cochlear implantation.

James is a consultant at the John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford and also consults at the Nuffield Manor Hospital, Oxford. He performs more than 50 cochlear implant surgeries per year, 25 bone anchored hearing aid implants as well as middle ear implants, and around 80 other major ear operations per year, as well as many children's surgeries such as tonsillectomy, adenoidectomy and grommet insertion. He provides consulting services to the Oxford Children's Hospital, as well as treatment of premature babies and neonates with ENT conditions.

Contact details

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Mr Stuart Winter

Mr Stuart Winter

  • MD MB ChB BSc MRCS FRCS(ORL-HNS)
  • Consultant Ear Nose and Throat, Head and Neck Surgeon
  • General Medical Council: 4405245

Biography

Mr Winter is a Consultant Ear, Nose and Throat (ENT) Surgeon in Oxford with a private practice based at the Manor Hospital, Oxford and an NHS consultant practice based at the John Radcliffe and Churchill hospitals.

Mr Winter is able to offer advice on a broad range of ENT problems, both adult and children. He is able to offer advice and treatment for conditions including:

  • salivary gland problems
  • sinus disease
  • ear problems
  • snoring
  • dysphagia (swallowing problems)
  • hearing loss/tinnitus
  • nasal polyps
  • neck lumps
  • head and neck cancer.

Mr Winter has a specialist interest in tumours of the head and neck, both benign and malignant. He is a recognised national expert in the treatment and management of tumours. He is a member of the Oxford Head and Neck Multidisciplinary team and lead consultant for head and neck surgery in Oxford.

Contact details

Mr Matthew Potter

Mr Matthew Potter

Professional interests

  • Plastic surgery
  • Paediatric and reconstructive surgery

Biography

Mr Potter is a Consultant Plastic Surgeon with an NHS practice at Oxford University Hospitals and the Great Western Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, Swindon.

He has private practices at:

  • The Nuffield, Manor Hospital, Oxford
  • The Ridgeway, BMI Hospital, Swindon
  • The Shelbourne Unit, Swindon
  • The Nuffield Cheltenham Hospital, Cheltenham
  • The Stratum Clinic, Oxford

Matthew graduated from University College London, he became a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of England and completed his training in all aspects of Plastic Surgery at

  • Mount Vernon Hospital, London
  • Stoke Mandeville Hospital, Aylesbury
  • Oxford University Hospitals, Oxford
  • The Royal Brisbane and Princess Alexandra Hospitals Brisbane, Australia

He was awarded his FRCS(Plast) in 2009 and was made a consultant in Oxford in 2011. In 2005 he was awarded an Huntarian Professor (Royal College of Surgeons, England) for his research into artificial skin and scar/wound healing.

Matthew has undertaken specialist Fellowships in:

  • skin cancer surgery
  • head and neck surgery (benign and malignant)
  • aesthetic surgery.

Matthew is a core member of the skin cancer multidisciplinary meetings in Oxford and Swindon as well as the head and neck cancer and skull base cancer multidisciplinary meetings in Oxford. He is a Member of the Thames Valley Skin Cancer Specialist Group. He is the lead for clinical governance and safety for head and neck cancer in Oxford.

Matthew is registered with the GMC and is on the specialist register for plastic and reconstructive surgery. He is a member of the British Association of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgeons (BAPRAS) and the British Association of Head and Neck Oncologists (BAHNO).

Matthew aims to provide care of the highest quality. He maintains this quality by regular audit of his outcomes as well as visiting, presenting and undertaking research with other surgeons both nationally and internationally. He regularly publishes his outcomes and techniques as a means of informing others of his work and providing transparency of his outcomes for his patients. Matthew doesn't work as an isolated surgeon but in all aspects of his practice he works in teams to provide patients with specialists that provide overlapping skills to meet all his patients' needs.

Contact details

  • Medical Secretary Elizabeth Mead: 07917 965717
  • Email: matthewpotter@doctors.org.uk
  • Blenheim Unit
    Churchill Hospital
    Old Road
    Oxford OX3 7LH

Miss Nicola Petrie

Miss Nicola Petrie

Consultant Plastic Surgeon

Biography

Miss Petrie graduated in Medicine from the University of Bristol in 1997. She was successful in being appointed on to one of only two fast-track basic surgical training schemes in the country, which included Plastic Surgery.

She gained her membership to the Royal College of Surgeons in 2001. She subsequently undertook a two-year Masters degree at Harvard Medical School, researching the role of gene therapy in wound healing at the Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, Massachussets.

She won a prestigious Fulbright Scholarship for her first year of research and a Plastic Surgery Educational Foundation scholarship, awarded by the American Society of Plastic Surgeons for her second year. She returned to the UK and was appointed on to a specialist training scheme, gaining wide experience in units including Chelmsford, Salisbury, Stoke Mandeville and Oxford. A mother of two, Nicola combined full-time training with part-time expedition medicine work.

Towards the end of her training Nicola took up the post of Microvascular Fellow, training under Venkat Ramakrishnan. During this fellowship, Nicola gained further specialist training in breast reconstruction, skin cancer, hand surgery (working with David Elliot) and lower limb reconstruction. Nicola's specialist training includes a further fellowship in breast reconstruction and skin cancer at the John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford, a visiting fellowship studying liposculpture with Emmanuel Delay in Lyon and cosmetic and aesthetic surgery training under Barry Jones and Rajiv Grover in London, as the recipient of the Mentor Award.

Nicola's career in Oxford continued with her appointment as a Consultant in January 2013 with a specialist interest in breast surgery and skin cancer.

During her career, Nicola has won a number of national and international awards, she has published in peer review journals, has set up the Oxford Breast Reconstruction Awareness (BRA) Group (a charitable organisation for women undergoing breast reconstruction) and contributes as an Examiner for the University of Oxford Medical School.

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Mr Nadeem Saeed

Mr Nadeem Saeed

Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Professional interests

  • Paediatric
  • Temporomandibular joint disorders (TMJ)
  • Salivary gland disease
  • Craniofacial surgery
  • Wisdom teeth

Contact details

  • Medical Secretary Elaine Moody
  • Tel: 07850 451275
  • Email: nsaeed@doctors.org.uk
  • BMI The Chiltern Hospital
    London Road
    Great Missenden HP16 0EN

Mr Marc C Swan

Mr Marc Swan

DPhil FRCS (Plast)

Professional interests

  • Paediatric plastic surgery
  • Cleft lip and palate
  • Speech surgery
  • Facial plastic surgery

Biography

Mr Swan trained as a Plastic Surgeon within the Oxford Deanery and undertook specialist paediatric fellowships at the Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto and Great Ormond Street Hospital in London.

His interests include surgical training and developing world cleft surgery; he is passionate about research, with a focus on improving aesthetic and functional outcomes in children with orofacial clefts and trans-oral robotic cleft surgery.

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