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Our Medical Team

Dr Clarence CHIKUSU

Dr Clarence CHIKUSU


  • Consultant Physician & Army Reservist (Medical Officer)
  • Specialty Lead for Acute Medicine and the Clinical Assessment Unit
  • Acute, Emergency & Trauma Medicine for Senior Adults Clinical Lead
  • College Tutor, Royal College of Physicians
  • Honorary Senior Lecturer St Georges Hospital Medical School, London
  • Firm Lead for Undergraduate Medical Students
  • Departmental Educational Lead
  • Interests: Leadership, CBRN Medicine, Global Health Policy, Conflict, Catastrophe and Disaster Medicine, Leadership


MBchB MRCP(Acute Medicine) PgDipMedEd FHEA PgDip Leadership

  • Consultant in Acute Medicine
  • Lead for SDEC
  • Chair of Society of Acute Medicine Acute Oncology sub-group
  • Member of Society of Acute Medicine Quality Improvement Committee
  • Clinical Interests: SDEC, Acute Oncology, Peri-Operative Medicine
  • Non-Clinical Interest: Academic Medical Leadership (Quality Improvement, Organisational Psychology, Knowledge & Talent Management)
  • Medical Education


  • Diabetes and general endocrinology
  • Ambulatory Emergency Care Unit
  • Out of hours diabetes / endocrine enquiries

Dr Jonathan ROBIN

  • Divisional Director for Medicine
  • Acute and general medicine, polypharmacy
  • Medical problems in surgical patients
  • VTE, resistant hypertension, unexplained conditions
Dr Cristina RUSSO

Dr Cristina RUSSO

MD MRCP (Lond) PhD

  • Consultant in Acute Medicine and Stroke
  • Deputy Head of Safety
  • PhD in Cardiovascular Risk Factors
  • Clinical Interests: Acute medicine, type 2 diabetes,
  • Stroke diabetes related and arrhythmia related.
  • Clinical research & Author of numerous publications in high impact factors journal
  • Non-Clinical Interest: Medico-legal practice. Serious incidents. Governance. Education


Stroke consultants:

  • Dr Giosue Gulli
  • Dr Kirsten Kamman
  • Dr Brendan Affley
  • Dr Mudhar Obaid


Our Nursing / Admin / Support Team

  • Gemma Hankin - Clinical lead ED, CAU, AECU
  • Wendy Pulling - Matron CAU / AECU
  • Sarah North - Ward Manager


You may also meet:

  • Deputy Sisters,
  • Staff nurses,
  • Nursing associates,
  • Health care assistants,
  • Flow co-ordinators,
  • Receptionists,
  • Porters,
  • Domestic and catering staff.


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