Our Advanced Health Assessments Team

 

We are committed to providing our clients with the best possible service - a unique and personalised Health Assessment. This starts from the first conversation to further treatment if required.

Our Programme Director of Health Assessments, Dr Garry Savin, is one of the most respected Physicians in Harley Street today. Under his leadership, we have assembled a team with world class experience and capability.

 

 

Dr Garry Savin

Programme Director & Lead Doctor

Dr Garry Savin trained as a doctor at the Royal Free Hospital in Hampstead, London, qualifying in 1989 and worked in general medicine including general oncology, haematology and surgical posts. He spent a further 3 years training to become a GP in the specialities of Emergency Medicine, Psychiatry, Paediatrics and Obstetrics and Gynaecology. After a further year as a GP Registrar, he qualified as a GP in Enfield North London where he worked in the NHS for many years and developed a passionate interest in preventive medicine. He took this passion over to the private sector and in the early 1990s helped to develop Nuffield Hospitals Health Screening and soon became their National Clinical Advisor to Health Screening for five years with clinical responsibility for 44 Wellness Centres and some 244 Health screening doctors nationally. During this time, he helped to set up 7 health assessment centres including 5 in London, Manchester, and Edinburgh. He developed and practised at the Nuffield flagship Health Assessment Centre in Queen Anne’s Street London.

Dr Savin has also practised at the prestigious London Clinic in Harley Street for many years and at the Hospital of St John and Elizabeth's in St John’s Wood as well as the London Bridge Hospital and the European Scanning Centre and Medical Express in Harley Street.

He joined “Preventicum” in February 2006 as the clinical leader and was Preventicum Medical Director and lead doctor for over 13 years, in one of the first clinics to develop scanning as a health assessment tool in the UK.

He now practises at the brand new, fully refurbished, UME Harley Street Medical Centre in Central London’s prestigious medical district, which has an extensive suite of "state of the art" diagnostic scanners.

During his 30+ year career, Dr Savin has enjoyed performing in excess of 20,000 health assessments making him one of the most experienced doctors in the field both nationally and internationally.

A keen explorer, photographer, conservationist, and Medical Expedition Doctor on over a dozen expeditions worldwide, he has travelled extensively to the developing world, and been privileged to work alongside wildlife experts and documentary makers studying orangutans, Asian elephants, humpbacked whales, venomous snakes, and snow leopards, including multiple trips to Nepal, India, Mongolia, the Amazon jungle, Borneo and Sumatra.

Dr Savin leads the team who will perform your advanced health assessment at the Harley Street Medical Centre.

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Dr Syed Babar

Consultant Radiologist

Dr Babar graduated in 1991 and trained in radiology at the Royal Free Hospital in London from 1998-2002. He completed his Body MRI Fellowship at St. Bartholomew’s Hospital, London from 2002-2003 and took up a consultant position at the Hammersmith Hospital in 2004.

He is a consultant radiologist at the Imperial College Healthcare NHS trust, London and has been performing whole body Imaging for Health Screening purposes since 2005. Over a period of the last 16 years, he has reported more than 13,000 whole body screening MRI scans. His interests also include imaging and intervention related to sports and orthopaedic injuries and abdominal and pelvic imaging.

Dr Babar is a well-known figure amongst the radiology teaching circuit in London in addition to being the Assistant Editor for Clinical Radiology. He lectures at various teaching courses and conferences nationally and internationally. In addition, he is a radiology tutor for the FRCS orthopaedic training course. He also is a teaching lecturer for the BSC students and the intensive anatomy course candidates at Imperial College London. He is currently the President of the London Sheffield Global Education Initiative, and with my colleagues organise international imaging conferences in the developing countries of the world.

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Dr Hammad Siddiqi

Consultant Radiologist

Dr Hammad Siddiqi has been working as a consultant radiologist in the Middlesex and South Essex NHS Foundation Trust since 2012. He treats both private and NHS patients.

He reports complex neuroimaging, whole body CT and MRI. His areas of particular interest include whole body cross sectional and musculoskeletal imaging. He has more than 7 years of experience of reporting whole body MRI. He also has expertise in performing general ultrasound, urology (TRUS), gynecological (TVS), musculoskeletal and vascular ultrasounds.

He is actively involved in the teaching of junior doctors and has a number of peer-reviewed publications.

Dr Siddiqi is part of our expert team of radiologists who may analyze and report your MRI scans, perform your ultrasound scans, and talk you through your images, depending on which level of advanced health assessment you have.

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Sebastian Turner

Imaging Manager

Sebastian has a strong clinical background in radiology and healthcare management. A qualified radiographer and advanced practitioner in skeletal reporting, Sebastian is passionate about diagnostic quality. His managerial approach is colleague centred and inspired by collectively working towards achieving exceptional outcomes for patients. He has supplemented his clinical acumen with an MSc in Management to emphasis a commitment to both practical and managerial academic excellence underpinned with commercial and business awareness.

When he is not at work Sebastian likes to practice Tai Chi and is also learning how to speak Filipino.

Sebastian oversees the radiographers who perform your MRI and CT scans, and he may also perform some of your scans himself in our new state of the art diagnostic suite.

 

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Joel Sa Relvas

Senior Radiographer

Joel graduated in Radiology from Aveiro University in Portugal in 2008 where his Final project entitled “Radiation Safety in Hospital Environment” received a recommendation letter from Aveiro Hospital’s Director.

He worked as a Senior Mobile MRI Radiographer where he had the opportunity to absorb different practices and knowledge from various private and NHS institutions.

He then moved to the Highgate Hospital private hospital in north London for two years as a Senior Radiographer and became the Interim Clinical Lead Radiographer for the last eight months of his employment. Pursuing his passion for Cardiac Imaging, he joined the Harley Street Medical Centre as Senior Radiographer back in 2019.

Joel has been involved in health screening programs for the past five years and believes patient safety and image quality are paramount. Joel is proficient in all imaging modalities, taking special interest in cross-sectional imaging ( both CT and MRI).

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Theodora Rao-Narkwa

Healthcare Assistant

Dora trained to be a State Registered Nurse in 1975 at the Herts and Essex General Hospital, in Bishops Stortford, Essex.

She challenged herself further and decided to enroll as a mature student for a BSc. Degree in Humanities, Science and Society at the University of Greenwich and went on to do a further Bachelor of Science, Honours Degree in Applied Biology, from which she graduated in 2000.

In the last year of the degree Dora was placed at the Greenwich District Hospital, within the Cardiac Department and was actively involved in 2 prestigious Drug Research Trials: A.S.C.O.T. & E.U.R.O.P.A. 1998-99.

Dora loves to meet people and has worked alongside Dr Savin at the London Clinic in Harley Street, Nuffield Health Screening in Queen Anne Street, and at Preventicum as a Health Screening Technician between 2000-2020.

Dora moved to West Africa and built a holiday home in Ghana, where she pursued her personal interests, one of which was to write her autobiography. When she is not at work Dora’s passions are meeting people, travel, languages and discovering different cultures.

During your advanced health assessment, you will meet Dora who will perform many of your tests and will guide you around our newly refurbished clinic.

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If you would like to find out more, please fill in the form below

A member of the Health Assessment team will call you to arrange a convenient time for you to talk to Dr Garry Savin to discuss your needs.

You will also be emailed an information pack about the Advanced Health Assessment.

Phone number: (+44) 0207 467 6190
Email address: healthcheck@umegroup.com

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