Speakers 2017

We are pleased to confirm the following sessions and speakers for the London Healthcare Conference 2017. For more information on the speakers in each session (including biographies) please use the tabs on the left hand side of this page:


Keynote Speaker:

Dr. Kevin Fong Consultant Anaesthetist at University College London Hospital with a special interest in human space exploration and extreme environment physiology.

Plenary Sessions:

London as a World Leading Healthcare City

Discussion Chair: Dr. Brian O'Connor, Respiratory Consultant, The London Chest Clinic, former Consultant Respiratory Physician, Kings College Hospital

Virtual .v. Real Physicians

Discussion Chair: Dr. Neil Haughton, Private GP, The Portobello Clinic

Oncology: Genetics and Personalised Medicine

Session Chair: Dr. Peter Harper, Former Consultant, Guy’s & St. Thomas Hospital, Co-Founder Leaders in Oncology Care

arallel Sessions:


Specialty Lead: Dr. Julian Jarman, Consultant Cardiologist and Electrophysiologist at the Royal Brompton and Harefield Hospitals


Specialty Lead: Dr. Ben Turner, Consultant Neurologist and Honorary Senior Lecturer, Barts & The Royal London


Specialty Lead: Dr. Mark Vanderpump, Consultant Physician and Endocrinologist President British Thyroid Association


Specialty Lead: Mr. Michael Dooley, Consultant Gynaecologist, King Edward VII Hospital, The Poundbury Clinic


Specialty Lead: Dr. Simon Padley, Director of Radiology at the Royal Brompton and Harefield Hospital and at the Chelsea and Westminster Hospital NHS FTs.

Mental Health

Specialty Lead: Dr. Michael Craig, Senior Lecturer in Reproductive and Developmental Psychiatry, King’s College London, Craig Clinic


Specialty Lead: Dr. Richard Greenwood, Consultant Neurologist, Homerton Hospital and the National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery


Specialty Lead: Dr. Peter Harper, Former Consultant, Guy’s & St. Thomas Hospital, Co-Founder Leaders in Oncology Care


Specialty Lead: Professor Justin Cobb, Chair in Orthopaedic Surgery, Imperial College London Head of Elective Surgery, Imperial College Healthcare

Paediatric Allergies

Specialty Lead: Professor Gideon Lack, Professor of Paediatric Allergies, King’s College London, Head of Children’s Allergy Services, Evelina Children’s Hospital

Recent Advances in Surgery (including Robotics)

Specialty Lead: Mr. Charles Imber, Consultant General and HPB surgeon, Clinical lead for liver transplantation, Royal Free Hospital

Spinal Surgery

Specialty Lead: Mr. Peter Hamlyn, Consultant Neurological and Spinal Surgeon, The Princess Grace Hospital and the Spine Surgery London