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Spotlight on a specialist: Dr Tabish Saifee, Consultant Neurologist

Dr Tabish Saifee, Consultant Neurologist | April 2018

Why did you choose your particular specialty? Because it was clear to me early on that I will only ever get more and more interested in this incredible specialty. When I undertook my medical degree, neuroanatomy intrigued me and led me to undertake a BSc in Neuroscience between my pre-clinical and clinical studies. During this, I undertook a fantastic project with Dr Jonathan Gale, patch-clamping vestibular cells and discovering their electrical properties. Having undertaken a Senior House Officer role at The National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery I was drawn by the highly ...

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When patients seek a referral to a private specialist, the most important (and difficult) question has always been “who to choose?”.

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In my experience, strong relationships based upon trust, quality and good communication are key to building a successful practice and delivering excellence in patient care. Of all the web-based listings providers, it is only myHealthSpecialist that supports these principles and values.

By promoting GP peer-to-peer recommendations, new referrers and patients have additional and independent information upon which to base their decisions. This has had a direct, and positive, effect upon my NHS and independent practice.
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myHealthSpecialist offers a great resource to physicians seeking out experts in a certain field. The patients come to a clinician feeling confident they will be reviewed by the best doctor for their complaint. The referring doctor has confidence in their choice as the Consultant has been recommended by a peer. From the Consultant’s perspective, we get the patient that best matches our expertise.

A further benefit to the Consultant that I have noticed is that it is an excellent way to build a reputable practice in an area where recommendation is based on high-quality performance. I would highly recommend myHealthSpecialist as a network of like-minded individuals who put the patient first.
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