Clinical Team

Dr Berrin Tezcan FRCOG, MSc, MD   

Clinical Director, Consultant Obstetrician & Gynaecologist

Fetal Medicine Specialist

Berrin completed her specialist training in London. She has been working in the NHS as a senior obstetrician and gynaecologist since 2005. She has over 15 years experience in the specialty. She completed her specialist training in Fetal Medicine at King's College Hospital and holds Diploma in Fetal Medicine awarded by Prof Kypros Nicolaides. She then completed an MSc degree in Prenatal Genetics and Fetal Medicine at UCL (University College London) with distinction.

Berrin is one of the leading gynaecologists and obstetricians in London. She has excellent reputation and also she is known as one of Vitality Health and Bupa's  open referral consultants which means that her excellent management skills and excellent patient satisfaction results are recognised by the world's leading private health insurance companies.  

 

Berrin worked as a Consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist and Fetal Medicine Specialist at Chelsea and Westminster Hospital NHS Foundation Trust. She has been actively involved in the training and teaching of obstetricians and gynaecologists at all levels. Berrin has very well established private clinics both in Central London and in South London.

 

Berrin also holds practicing privileges at the Portland Hospital. Berrin also runs regular private clinics at 212 Great Portland Street Clinic (the Portland Hospital Outpatient Clinic) and at Grosvenor Gardens Healthcare.

 

Berrin is married with two sons, 23 and 20 years old. Her sons study Computer Science and Economics at Stanford University and University of Southern California in the US. Berrin enjoys spending time with her family, running, swimming and playing tennis. She has successfully completed Hever Castle Triathlon, Vitality London 10k ran for Children with Cancer UK and also completed Cancer Research UK, Race for Life 2017

Dr Simon Broughton BM, FRCPCH, PhD, Consultant Paediatrician

Simon has been working in Paediatrics since 1995 based in London, King’s College Hospital and  Grosvenor Gardens Healthcare. He completed his medical degree at University of Southampton in 1994 and is a Fellow of Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health. He was awarded PhD for his research work surrounding the long term consequences of bronchiolitis on prematurely born infants in 2007. 

 

Simon focuses on developing systems of care to enhance patient safety. He has a particular interest in early recognition and prompt management of clinical deterioration of the unwell child. Simon has held senior managerial roles within his NHS work, and regional and national roles for education and training. 

 

In his current clinical practice, Simon provides a wide range of services, including: vaccinations, well baby checks and routine growth and development checks, as well as routine childhood illness. Simon is very experienced in managing respiratory tract infections, cough and wheeze, constipation, abdominal pain, headaches, fatigue and malaise.

Simon also has an impressive research background, having completed his PhD in 2009 and authored over 30 publications, which have been recognised and cited by his peers. 

Dr Julia Phillips MB/BChir MA(cantab) MRCPCH

Consultant Paediatrician

Dr Julia Phillips is a consultant paediatrician with specialist interests in paediatric diabetes, management and leadership. 

Julia is Deputy Clinical Director for Child Health at King’s College Hospital and leads the Paediatric Team at the Princess Royal University Hospital site. 

Julia qualified from the University of Cambridge in 2004. She entered the specialist paediatric training programme in 2006. Training centres included; The Royal Alexandra Children’s Hospital in Brighton, Kings’ College Hospital London and the Evelina London Children’s Hospital. Julia gained extensive training in general paediatrics, paediatric intensive care, neonatology, paediatric endocrinology and diabetes, oncology and nephrology. 

Julia has a passion for transforming services across organisations and works with commissioning groups to develop award winning, integrated paediatric nursing and paediatric primary care services. Julia has an interest in medical education and training and has won awards for Leadership in Education. Julia clinically supervises paediatricians in training, is an appraiser for consultant paediatricians and an instructor for advanced paediatric life support.

Julia’s clinical expertise includes a wide range of childhood conditions including acute, chronic and rare disorders. Conditions she has expertise in include; abdominal pain, gastro-oesophageal reflux, cough, asthma, urinary infections, enuresis, headaches, and disorders of development, puberty and growth. In her NHS role Julia also provides specialist clinics in paediatric diabetes including insulin pump therapy.

Dr Sanem Atakan BSc, MBBS, MRCOG

Consultant Gynaecologist

Sanem is a Consultant Gynaecologist.  She holds an undergraduate degree in Biochemistry from the University of Bristol and graduated in Medicine from King’s College London in 2007.  She has worked in the NHS as a senior obstetrician and gynaecologist since 2016, having completed clinical fellowships in Paediatric and Adolescent Gynaecology at University College Hospital London, and Early Pregnancy and Acute Gynaecology at King’s College Hospital London. 

Sanem specializes in Paediatric and Adolescent Gynaecology, Menopause, Early Pregnancy, Benign Gynaecological Conditions, Menstrual Disorders, Contraception, and Gynaecological Endocrine Disorders.  She is trained in all aspects of Early Pregnancy and Gynaecological Scanning and is highly regarded for her compassionate and patient-centred approach to women’s health.  

Most recently, Sanem worked as a Consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist at Princess Royal University Hospital in Orpington where she established and led a Perineal and Post-Partum Clinic, including birth trauma.  She was also the junior workforce lead and was actively engaged in training undergraduates and postgraduates in Obstetrics and Gynaecology. 

Sanem lives in South London and is married with two young children.  

Dr Nadia Amokrane BSc, MRCOG

Consultant Gynaecologist

Dr Nadia Amokrane is a Consultant Gynaecologist.   Having graduated in Medicine from the University in Bristol in 2009, she also holds an honours degree in International Health.   She completed her training in obstetrics and gynaecology in South London and has completed RCOG  advanced training specialist modules in gynaecology and early pregnancy ultrasound, minimal access surgery and ambulatory gynaecology procedures.    

Nadia was appointed as a Consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist at Epsom and St Helier Hospitals in 2022 where she currently leads Acute Gynaecology and Early Pregnancy in Epsom.  She is particularly interested in early pregnancy problems and has recently set up an ambulatory unit for women suffering with hyperemesis gravidarum.  Nadia is a keen teacher and educator and is College Tutor at the trust, responsible for the training and education of doctors in Obstetrics and Gynaecology. 

Nadia’s areas of expertise and special interests include diagnosis and management of early pregnancy complications, contraception, ambulatory gynaecology procedures, menopause, pelvic pain and menstrual disorders.  She is regarded by her patients and colleagues as a highly empathetic and compassionate doctor who is devoted to empowering her patients to make informed choices about their health.  

Dr Dan Borlase MBChB, MRCOG, MRCP

Consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist

Dan is a Consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist.  He graduated from the University of Manchester in 2009.  His specialist training was based in London and the south east of England, spending senior years mostly at Guy’s and St Thomas’  NHS Foundation Trust.

Dan also had specialist training in  general medicine, during which time he gained his membership to the Royal College of Physicians. He is a consultant obstetric physician who provides clinical care for pregnant women with acute or chronic medical disorders, a specialty known as obstetric (maternal) medicine.

Dan has completed postgraduate qualifications in both Obstetric and Gynaecology Ultrasound scanning from Kings college London and Patient Safety and Healthcare Simulation from the University of Galway.

Dan worked for many years as a Consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist at the University Hospitals Limerick Group in the Republic of Ireland.

 

His interests are maternal medicine, general gynaecology including menstrual disorders, gynaecological endocrine disorders, menopause, sexual health, contraception and ambulatory gynaecology procedures.

He has a keen interest in teaching and is involved in postgraduate medical education. Dan enjoys life outdoors. He is a keen hiker, traveler and has an ever-expanding family of houseplants.

Dr Ruhi Ali Jawad MBBS, MSc, FRCOG, FFSRH, FFFLM

Consultant Gynaecologist

Ruhi is a Consultant in Integrated Sexual and Reproductive Health.  She holds specialist training in Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Sexual and Reproductive Health and Forensic Gynaecology.  

Ruhi has a portfolio career and has been working in the NHS since 1999, holding various positions across the UK. She is actively involved in teaching and training across her specialities, acting as the General Training Programme Director, Clinical and Educational Supervisor for her trust. 

Ruhi specialises in all aspects of contraception, with a focus on provision of Long Acting Reversible Contraception under local anaesthesia - for coils and implants.  Ruhi manages routine and complex  cases with medical and surgical complications including ultrasound guided procedures and out-patient gynaecology and medical management of menstrual disorders (PCOS, endometriosis, heavy/abnormal bleeding).

Since 2000, Ruhi has been supporting the Havens, acting as a Sexual Offences Examiner. Ruhi has a holistic approach to her clinical practice, combining all aspects of medical gynaecology and sexual and reproductive health.  

Dr Haseeba Tawfeeq MD, MPH, FRCR Consultant Radiologist 

Haseeba is a Consultant Radiologist at Portsmouth University Hospitals NHS Trust with sub-specialty experience in all aspects of breast imaging (mammography, ultrasound, MRI) and Gynae-Oncology imaging, including specialty-specific image-guided procedures. A fellow of the Royal College of Radiologists and an active member of the British Society of Breast Radiology, Dr. Tawfeeq delivers high-standard symptomatic and breast cancer screening services.

 

After completing her medical training at the University of Jordan, Dr. Tawfeeq obtained her master’s in public health and primary pare from King’s College University in 2015 and began her tenure in the NHS. She underwent specialist postgraduate training in diagnostic radiology at Portsmouth University Hospitals, including subspecialty training at Aintree University, King’s College, and General Southampton Hospitals, followed by a fellowship at the Royal Marsden NHS Trust focusing on breast and gynae-oncology. Additionally, Dr. Tawfeeq completed a mini fellowship at the Jarvis Breast Screening Centre in Guildford, achieving advanced level-2 training in mammogram screen-reading and assessment, underscoring her dedication to excellence in breast imaging.

 

Throughout her career, Dr. Tawfeeq has been commended not only for her medical expertise but also for her exceptional kindness, compassion, and impressive skills, garnering admiration from both patients and colleagues.

 

Special Interests:

Breast screening and diagnostics

Image-guided breast interventional procedures

Gynaecological and Oncological imaging

 Dr Yuliya Ashton MRCOG, MSc, PhD, Specialty Doctor in Colposcopy

 

 

Yuliya is an accredited colposcopist and has particular interest in colposcopy and cervical pathology. She completed her training in diagnostic and therapeutic colposcopy at well-recognised colposcopy centre at the Whittington Health NHS Trust.

 

She is an active member of BSCCP (British Society of Colposcopy and Cervical Pathology), fully accredited colposcopist and trainer. 

 

 

 Dr Davide Casagrandi MD, MSc, Specialty Doctor in Obstetrics Ultrasound

 

Davide has extensive experience in obstetrics ultrasound. Davide completed MSc in Prenatal Genetics and Fetal Medicine at UCL in 2002. He then completed his Fetal Medicine training at King's College Hospital  under the supervision of Prof Kypros Nicolaides in 2011. Since 2012 he has been working in the NHS as a specialty doctor at maternal fetal medicine unit at UCLH (University College London Hospitals). 

 

Davide has extensive experience in both NHS and the private sector. His specialist interest areas are prenatal diagnosis, obstetrics (pregnancy) ultrasound, preterm birth, maternal-fetal medicine & early pregnancy ultrasound. 

 

 

Dr Almas Malik, Private GP

 

Almas is graduated from Warwick Medical School and completed her doctor training at University College Hospital.

 

She has worked in a number of different specialties including Paediatrics, Accident & Emergency, ENT, Psychiatry and Orthopaedics. Dr Malik has been working as a GP for over a decade with extensive experience.  She has a special interest in women's health, postpartum  recovery and hormone health using lifestyle approaches.

 

 

Dr Fahad Riaz, Private GP

Fahad is graduated from Exeter Medical School and completed postgraduate training in the Buckinghamshire NHS Trust.

He has worked across a broad range of different specialities including Respiratory, Gastroenterology, ENT, Trauma & Orthopaedics, Palliative Medicine and Psychiatry. He has a special interest in Sports Medicine, Cognitive Health and Preventative Medicine with a focus on new technologies assisting access to healthcare.  

Committed to ongoing learning and development, Fahad stays updated with the latest advancements in Medicine to ensure his patients receive the highest quality of care. He is passionate about empowering individuals to take control of their health and well-being, emphasizing education and proactive healthcare management.

 

Ms Yolanda Royan Pardo MSK & Women's Health Physiotherapist  

Yolanda  completed her degree in physiotherapy in 2006 and occupational therapy in 2009  in the University of Vic, Barcelona.  She worked in the National Health Service and private practice in Spain for 9 years. She achieved a post-graduate degree in pelvic floor rehabilitation and hypopressive technique from Gimbernat University in Barcelona, 2015. She currently practices at Women's Health Dulwich and at Harley Street.

With various experiences with post surgery rehabilitation, elderly physiotherapy, Orthopaedic & Musculoskeletal.

Alongside her main areas of interest and due to the wide variability of pathologies Yolanda encountered in private practices in London, she is able to provide different types of treatments such as chronic lower back pain, post surgery rehabilitation, neck & shoulder pain, sport physiotherapy as well as clinical pilates.

On the other hand, through her former professional activities in physiotherapy practices and post training in woman's health in the UK, Yolanda  has acquired strong knowledge in pelvic floor rehabilitation, incontinence & prolapse, pelvic pain, PGP, SPD and lower back pain during pregnancy. She also specialises in abdominal reconditioning & diastasis recti and sexual dysfunctions. Yolanda has her regular sessions on Mondays and Thursdays

Ms Carla Brito, MSK, Women's Health & Paediatric Physiotherapist  

 

Carla graduated as a Physiotherapist in 2007 from Coimbra Health School (Portugal),  Carla has over 10 years of experience in Portugal and in the UK (London), working extensively with musculoskeletal, spinal and orthopaedic conditions and elderly care. Her private physiotherapy practice background and continuous professional development activities have allowed her to keep specialising her practice into paediatrics conditions (specialised physiotherapy for babies, children and young people - neuromotor development, gait and postural issues, torticollis and head flattening, sports injuries, among others) and women’s health conditions (pre and postnatal care and rehab, pelvic pain, pelvic floor dysfunctions, pelvic organs prolapse, incontinence, sexual dysfunctions).

With functional recovery as the main goal, Carla deeply believes in a personalised and holistic approach, with empowerment of every single patient, combining both manual therapy techniques and rehabilitation exercise programmes. 

Ms Magdalena Drzewiecka, MSK, Women's Health Physiotherapist

 

Magdalena is a Women’s Health specialist, Pelvic Floor and Musculoskeletal Physiotherapist. 

She completed her Bachelor of Physiotherapy in early 2014. 

Moreover, she achieved a Master of Physiotherapy from the Mazovian Medical University in Warsaw in 2022, after years of experience working in several public and private facilities. 

Before directing her focus onto Women’s Health physiotherapy, Magdalena gained an extensive experience in MSK physiotherapy treatments, covering all the different fields of physiotherapy rehabilitation.

Throughout her career, Magdalena has pursued numerous post-diploma trainings, allowing her to specialise in Women’s health, including pre and postnatal care. 

In one of her many previous experiences, Magdalena has been involved in the rehabilitation of postsurgery patients, especially in gynaecology and oncology.

She has a special interest and strong background in postnatal care, treating conditions such as pelvic pain, incontinence, pelvic organ prolapse, sexual dysfunctions, diastasis recti and scars and many more.

Magdalena is passionate about helping women to achieve success in their rehab goals, restoring pain-free movement and function and improve their quality of life.

She defended her master’s thesis against the physical activity of pregnant women and impact on pregnancy and childbirth.

Magdalena is overly dedicated in giving consistent and tailored treatments to her patients, providing evidence-based care, constantly learning, and doing regular trainings in Women’s Health and Gynaecology. Her approach to physiotherapy is focused on each person’s care, ensuring they all receive targeted, most efficient treatments.

She is a member of the Professional network CSP and the Health and Care Professions Council.

Ms Oyku Uman, Nutritional Therapist 

Oyku  holds a degree in nutrition and dietetics with a comprehensive study and examination, along with a minor degree in human psychology. 

Throughout her academic journey, she pursued additional certifications through various courses in nutrition and psychology, actively participated in international seminars on health and nutrition, and contributed significantly to the national health and nutrition field. She specialises in weight loss, demonstrating proficiency in nutrition and diets, possessing the ability to promptly grasp client requirements and nutritional needs.

Her expertise lies in collaborating with individuals to comprehend their current dietary habits, desired outcomes, and implementing strategies for long-term health enhancements. As a nutritional therapist, Miss Uman aims to establish a balanced connection between emotions and eating habits, striving to create an educational environment during her sessions. Her approach emphasizes personalized programs tailored to individual needs, incorporating insights from blood tests and lifestyle assessments. Through her sessions, clients learn how to navigate their emotional relationship with food while developing sustainable dietary habits for long-term health and well-being. 

Ms Talia Yilmaz, Prenatal Yoga Teacher

Talia is a certified yoga teacher, accumulating over 400 hrs of teacher training in vinyasa, yin, chair and pregnancy yoga. She teaches all levels from beginner to advanced, slow and restorative to dynamic vinyasa flows. 

 

Talia believes in introducing yoga with a solid foundation to the practice, based on anatomy awareness, strength and alignment, so you learn to build a safe but challenging practice with longevity and progressive strength and flexibility over time. She loves to weave ancient philosophy into her practices, with focus on breath and time for meditation and reflection.

 

She completed her pregnancy yoga training under Alexa Dean, doula, massage and hypnobirth therapist in January 2024 with a passion for helping expectant mothers through their pregnancy journey with ease and confidence.Talia will help you develop techniques to increase mobility, flexibility and strength in your body during pregnancy, aiding a faster postnatal recovery and helping navigate the changes to the body and mind both physically and emotionally. 

 

Yoga can give you the tools to ease pain, promote relaxation and connect you with your birthing muscles, empowering you with confidence and trust in your body. 

Ms Polina Biloborodova, Yoga Teacher

Since 2021, Polina immersed herself in yoga practice, experiencing incredible transformations. Losing weight (10 kg), transforming her body, and freeing herself from unhealthy habits via improving her wellbeing and discipline. She discovered a new path to health and mindfulness.

 

Her passion for yoga not only brought her happiness but also helps her students find harmony and overcome life's challenges, including stress, anxiety, insomnia, and more.

 

She also utilises numerology to tailor practices for both group sessions and personal consultations. Her training involved 220 hours, with daily hour-long personal practice sessions.

Her  practice encompasses warm-ups, pranayama, asanas, meditation, and shavasana. Suitable for beginners and various skill levels.

Polina  invites you to try her sessions and embark on her journey to health, harmony, and mindfulness. If you resonate with any of these challenges, Kundalini yoga might just be the transformative solution you've been seeking. Let's meet on the mat and start your healing journey together!


Management Team

Ms Suelen Sorato, Operations and Finance 

 

 

Suelen joined the GGH team in 2024, having previously worked in the aesthetics and healthcare industry for over 6 years.

Suelen has extensive experience in managing and mentoring a vast range of operational departments and a passion for cultivating a positive work environment.

Suelen enjoys talking to patients and visitors, hearing about their individual journeys, and ensuring the GGH team can support you every step of the way.

Kerem Tezcan, Information Technology

 Kerem has extensive experience in creating, operating and managing computer systems, and currently oversees the day-to-day IT operation of  Grosvenor Gardens Healthcare.

Kerem is the point of contact for any technical queries or requirements, and aims to make the patient experience as seamless and accessible as possible. He ensures that patients have access to the latest medical technology for trouble-free treatment.

Kerem currently studies Computer Science at Stanford University in SF and oversees all IT operations of Grosvenor Gardens Healthcare. He can be contacted personally at kerem@gghealthcare.uk. 

Emre Tezcan, Financial Analyst

 

Emre has experience in business management and stock trading. He specialises in the evaluation of business decisions and proposal of investment opportunities for Grosvenor Gardens Healthcare.

 

Emre has been focusing on the company’s financial performance and helps the senior management team when making strategic decisions through his understanding of data processing and financial modelling. 

 

Emre currently studies Economics at the University of Southern California in Los Angeles. He continues overseeing all finances of Grosvenor Gardens Healthcare.

 

Grosvenor Gardens Healthcare

Women's Health Dulwich / Belgravia
Children's Health Dulwich / Belgravia

 

Belgravia Clinic
         2 Grosvenor Gardens, London SW1W 0DH (All Specialties)
         Reception: 020 4540 3540

belgravia@gghealthcare.uk

www.gghealthcare.uk
 


Dulwich Clinic

        17 Croxted Road, London SE21 8SZ (Medical Specialties)
        1a Ryecotes Mead, London SE21 7EP (Physiotherapy) 

         Reception: 020 8124 8124

dulwich@gghealthcare.uk

www.gghealthcare.uk

 

 

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