A-Z of Consultants

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Charlotte Abson: Consultant Clinical Oncologist
MRCP,FRCR

Clinical Service:
Specialises in treatment of breast cancer
Specialist Interests:
Chemotherapy and Radiotherapy for breast cancer, Breast cancer trials
Additional Information:
  • Member of the Breast Disease Orientated Group for Kent and the Kent Research and Trials subgroup for breast cancer
Contact: 01622 225014

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Frank Ahfat - Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon
FRCOphth, FRCSEd, MBChB

Clinical Service:
General ophthalmology and ophthalmic surgery
Specialist Interests:
Retinal diseases, macular degeneration, diabetic eye disease, cataract surgery
Additional Information:
  • Qualified from Leeds University in 1989.
  • Fellowship at Moorfields. 
  • Ophthalmology lead at the Kent and Medway Comprehensive Local Research Network.
Contact: 01622 226 289

 

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Deborah Allen - Consultant Radiologist
MA (Oxon) 1994; MBBS 1997; MRCP 2000; FRCR 2006

Clinical Service:
  • General radiology (MRI, CT, ultrasound, plain films, flouroscopy) with an interest in symptomatic breast imaging.  Part of the breast multidisciplinary team.
  • Based primarily at the Kent and Sussex Hospital but provide fortnightly cover for the breast clinic at Maidstone Hospital as well as attending the breast MDM at both sites.
  • Regular plain film and ultrasound sessions at Sevenoaks Hospital.
Specialist Interests:
  • Symptomatic breast imaging, including ultrasound guided biopsy and breast localisation. 
  • Mammography and breast MRI.
Additional Information:
  • General medical and oncology training in London 1998-2001.
  • Trained in radiology at St. Mary’s Hospital 2001-2009, with fellowship in oncological imaging (including breast unit) at the Royal Marsden, 2009. 
  • Consultant at Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells NHS Trust since June 2009. 
Contact: 01892 632289

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Ejaz Ansari - Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon
BSc(Hons) MBBCh FRCOphth MD

Clinical Service:
  • Lead clinician for glaucoma services across the Trust
  • Day case modern cataract surgery
  • Age related macular degeneration
  • Diabetic retinopathyGeneral and emergency ophthalmologyGeneral radiology (MRI, CT, ultrasound, plain films, flouroscopy) with an interest in symptomatic breast imaging. 
Specialist Interests:
  • Glaucoma laser treatment
  • Glaucoma surgical treatment including endoscopic surgery
  • Minimally invasive day case cataract surgeryMacular degeneration treatment (Lucentis)
Additional Information:
  • Examiner, Royal College of Ophthalmologists, London
  • Surgical tutor, Royal College of Ophthalmologists, London
  • Reader, Dept of Physical Sciences, University of Kent
Contact: 01892 632289

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