Expert MDT – Multidisciplinary Team Support
MDT stands for Multidisciplinary Team. MDT meetings provide an opportunity for Consultants/Clinical associates to discuss complex cases. The principle of an MDT meeting is to discuss patients with other expert colleagues and where indicates from other specialists in order to ensure the patient is receiving the correct advice and that the treatment is suitable to their individual needs. MDT meetings are unique in the private sector.
The aim of this comprehensive MDT approach is to assess the role of the different supportive health and well-being disciplines to integrate and help providing a better quality care to patients during diagnosis, treatment and follow up. Our clinical team and associates work together to provide best quality evidence based care. LICC -Specialist Physiotherapy team liaises with expert Medical Pain Management and Orthopaedic Team
Dr.Sanjay Kuravinakop – LICC Medical Director, Consultant in Pain management
Dr Kuravinakop is a consultant in Pain Medicine and Anaesthetics. He offers treatment for a wide variety of chronic pain conditions and believes in a multimodal and multidisciplinary approach in the management of these conditions. He provides a balanced approach using non-interventional and interventional techniques.
He has been a consultant at Dartford and Gravesham NHS Trust since 2013. He completed his training in the prestigious Barts and London School of Anaesthesia and joined the specialist register in 2013. His advanced training was in the field of Pain management. Having gained a wide experience in pain management he subspecialised in chronic pain medicine
Dr.James Inklebarger – MSK and Sports Injuries – Lead Medical MSK and Sports Medicine Practitioner
Dr. James Inklebarger is a Sports-Musculoskeletal and Osteopathic Medical physician fully registered with the GMC since 2004, and he has been with Ravenscroft since 2018. He worked for several years in Ministry of Defense, and at Homerton University Hospital, holding trust-grade posts in Rehabilitation, Emergency Medicine, Orthopaedics & Trauma, and honorary posts in Sports Medicine, and co-founded an Extended Scope Physiotherapy injury triage service.
He is a teaching faculty member of the London College of Osteopathic Medicine and a clinical tutor for the diagnostic MSK US department for the University of Bournemouth He has a special interest in non-surgical management of chronic low back pain and prolotherapy
Mr. Abhinav Gulihar – Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, Trauma and Upper limb
Abhi Gulihar is a fellowship trained orthopaedic surgeon specialising in shoulder and elbow surgery. He has a special interest in shoulder replacement surgery and the management of sports injuries. Abhi believes in evidence based practice whilst utilising the latest techniques, with an emphasis on patient centred care.
Abhi completed his specialist orthopaedic training in East Midlands and Kent, Surrey and Sussex and then went on to do fellowships at the South West London Elective Orthopaedic Centre and the European Arthroscopy Fellowship. He has also taken the opportunity to visit several experts in Shoulder surgery in Europe and USA to learn the latest advances and techniques.
He now has a busy NHS practice at the Kings College Hospital NHS trust managing routine and complex conditions and injuries of the upper limb
Dr.Robbie Ray – Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, Lower Limb.
Dr. Ray is double international fellowship trained in Sydney, Australia and Toronto, Canada. He won the prestigious BOFAS Gold fellowship award for his time in Sydney. He initially worked as Consultant foot and ankle surgeon at the world renowned St George’s Hospital major trauma centre. He has moved his NHS practice to Kings College Hospital Foundation trust do develop and modernise the elective foot and ankle service at the South sites.
Dr. Ray specialises in Foot and Ankle Surgery
– Keyhole bunion surgery
– Minimally invasive bunion and toe surgery including second opinion and redo surgery
– Keyhole ankle surgery
– Keyhole ankle ligament repair and advanced rehabilitation following ankle sprains
Effective MDT meeting should result in:
- Current Treatment review and care being considered by professionals with specialist knowledge and skills in the relevant fields they work in;
- Patients being assessed and offered the level of information and support they need to cope with their condition;
- Continuity of care, even when different aspects of care are delivered by different individuals or providers;
- Improved equality of outcomes as a result of better understanding and awareness of patients’ characteristics and through reflective practice;
- Adherence to national and local clinical guidelines;
- Promotion of good working relationships between staff, thereby enhancing their job satisfaction and quality of life;
- Opportunities for education/professional development of team members (implicitly through the inclusion of junior team members and explicitly when meetings are used to devise and agree new protocols and ways of working);
- Optimisation of resources – effective MDT meeting should result in more efficient use of time which should contribute to more efficient use of resources.