MEET our PHYSIOTHERAPY TEAM

The physiotherapy department at The London Clinic is based on the sixth floor of the main hospital at 20 Devonshire Place.

The team is a central part of a fully equipped acute general hospital, offering a breadth of medical expertise and unparalleled service.

The team is a young, modern and fun department, incorporating physiotherapy in and out patients, massage, hydrotherapy in and out patients and occupational health in patients. 

Carley Gee - Physiotherapy Manager

Carley came to The London Clinic in 2010 after working in the NHS in three Foundation Trusts across the country. She has a wide range of experience and postgraduate training across the inpatient physiotherapy setting and specialises in the field of oncology.

Carley has a keen interest in neurology but today holds a large non clinical list. Carley is keen to see the department continue to grow and develop and supports all areas of service in times of need.

Liz Waring – Acting Physiotherapy Manager

Liz graduated in Physiotherapy from Coventry University in 2005. After working at a grass roots football academy she joined the NHS where she developed her career in the field of respiratory physiotherapy.

Liz started working at The London Clinic in 2012 as part of the intensive care and surgical team and since joining the management team has concentrated her clinical interest on respiratory outpatients including the assessment and treatment of patients with Hyperventilation Syndrome/ breathing pattern disorders and for airway clearance.

Mary Gamble - Lead Physiotherapist in Oncology

Mary studied at the University of Otago in New Zealand. She has worked in New Zealand, Ireland and now in London. Mary is the inpatient team leader for the physiotherapy team.

Her clinical experience and skills are centred on neurological rehabilitation and acute oncology and haematology. She also has specialist training and an interest in vestibular rehabilitation.

Helen Cole - Senior Physiotherapist

Helen is based on the orthopaedic and neurosciences floors as part of the multi-disciplinary team. She has many years of experience in the clinical setting and also acts as a resource for other multi-disciplinary colleagues via education, training, specialist knowledge and advice.

Jeremy Deasey - Senior Physiotherapist

Jeremy specialises in the area of Orthopaedics, assessing and treating patients with a wide variety of conditions. He concentrates his expertise in the areas of spinal and lower limb surgery, and brings with him experience from countries including Argentina and Australia.

Jeremy graduated with a Masters in Physiotherapy from the University of Sydney, and is a member of the Acupuncture Association of Chartered Physiotherapists.

Luke Richardson - Specialist Physiotherapist in Respiratory

Luke qualified at the University of East London and has worked in both the NHS and private sectors. He is a specialist in respiratory physiotherapy, working on the Critical Care Unit, colorectal and surgical floors.

Luke has undertaken post-graduate studies in the field of respiratory physiotherapy. He has a clinical interest in the rehabilitation of the critically ill patient and is currently involved in developing this service.

Luke has recently been involved with the introduction of a preoperative clinic aimed at optimising respiratory function prior to surgery.

Lisa Cullum- Senior Physiotherapist

Gemma Wilson- Senior Physiotherapist

Charlotte Church - Senior Physiotherapist Surgical

Graduated with a BSc and MSc in physiotherapy in Brussels, Charlotte has extensive training in Oncology and is a member of the Charted Society of Physiotherapy. She Speaks fluent French, English and Dutch.

Ruth Ashton - Lead Physiotherapist in Aquatic Therapy

Ruth is an experienced musculoskeletal outpatient and aquatic therapist with seven years experience working in the NHS and private practice before joining The London Clinic in 2010.

She has recently completed a Masters in Sports and Exercise Medicine and is a member of Physiotherapists in Sports and Exercise and Aquatic Therapy Association.

Ruth coaches running in her spare time and particularly enjoys treating people with running related injuries.

Federico Febbraro- Senior Physiotherapist/ Osteopath

Heba Massri- Senior Physiotherapist

Daniel Bainton- Senior Physiotherapist

Angela Yates- Senior Physiotherapist

Deepa Morar- Senior Physiotherapist

Nick Grimwood- Senior Physiotherapist

Ruth Ashton - Lead Physiotherapist in Aquatic Therapy

Ruth is an experienced musculoskeletal outpatient and aquatic therapist with seven years experience working in the NHS and private practice before joining The London Clinic in 2010.

She has recently completed a Masters in Sports and Exercise Medicine and is a member of Physiotherapists in Sports and Exercise and Aquatic Therapy Association.

Ruth coaches running in her spare time and particularly enjoys treating people with running related injuries.

Heba Massri – Senior Physiotherapist/Hydrotherapist

Heba graduated from The Leeds Metropolitan University with experience in both NHS and private practice. She was a faculty member of the School of Physiotherapy in The King Abdul Aziz University in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.

She has developed expertise in the rehabilitation of musculoskeletal conditions and pain management, integrating manual therapy techniques, soft tissue therapy, core stability strengthening and hydrotherapy.

Heba has a “hands-on” approach treatment aiming at the source of symptoms and the prevention of reoccurrence by treating her patients holistically, identifying all contributing factors and empowering her patients to self-management.

Heba holds an MSc in Physiotherapy from The University of Brighton and has qualifications in Neurological rehabilitation, Pain Management, Hydrotherapy and Pilates. Her MSc thesis has been published on the Journal of the Association of Chartered Physiotherapists for People with Learning Disabilities.

Daniel Bainton- Senior Physiotherapist

Julie Moore- Senior Physiotherapist

Lucie Hurt - Lead Physiotherapist in Outpatient Services

Lucie graduated from Brighton University and since then has worked predominately within the private practice both in Cyprus and the UK. Lucie is currently the Lead in Aquatic Therapy at The London Clinic.

Lucie specialises in acute and chronic musculoskeletal conditions, post-operative orthopaedic and neurological conditions, and sporting injuries both on land and in the hydrotherapy pool. She has had additional training in Aquatic Therapy, Acupuncture and Clinical Pilates (including Pre- and Post-Natal).

When Lucie is not working she enjoys socialising, walking her dogs, Supping and Kitesurfing.

Deepa Morar – Senior Outpatient MSK Physiotherapist

Deepa Morar qualified at the Witwatersrand University in South Africa in 1996. She joined the London Clinic in 2010. Her speciality is musculoskeletal Physiotherapy with an interest in complex chronic pain.

She has worked extensively both in the private sector and NHS, covering a wide range disciplines and is certainly a ‘hands on’ physiotherapist. She is passionate about a holistic approach to health, incorporating a Biopsychosocial model and strives to assist clients to optimize their health and wellbeing.

Her approach incorporates the physical, mental, social, emotional and spiritual aspects of health. She is currently completing a 2 ½ year MSc in Traditional Chinese Medicine - Acupuncture and is Lead for the Acupuncture Service. She is a member of the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy, Acupuncture Association of Chartered Physiotherapists and British School of Yoga. She is a Yoga Teacher and observes a daily meditation practice.

Michelle Long – Senior Outpatient MSK Physiotherapist and Hydrotherapist

Michelle has gained 12 years clinical experience since graduating and has a broad range of clinical skills and enjoys treating a range of variety of musculoskeletal conditions and sports injuries.

Michelle has had the opportunity to work within the NHS in a few London teaching hospitals and private practice. She uses a combination of manual therapy skills, rehabilitation, taping, aquatic rehab/hydrotherapy, pilates, western acupuncture to provide physiotherapy in a supportive encouraging environment.

Michelle specialises in the management and treatment of acute and chronic musculoskeletal conditions, orthopaedics, post-operative surgical rehab including ACL and joint replacement conditions, pre and post-natal, sports injuries and post op breast surgery.

Harry Elliott – Clinical Massage Therapist and Strength and Conditioning

Harry is the Clinical Massage Therapist at The London Clinic introducing this as a new service at the Clinic in 2017. He has 3 years of professional football experience prior to joining the Clinic.

Harry has completed a BSc (Hons) Sports Conditioning, Rehabilitation and Massage degree and is a member of the Sports Massage Association. In addition to Massage, Harry also offers a Strength and Conditioning service to patients.

Harry provides a holistic approach by combining his three approaches incorporating Massage, Rehabilitation and Strength and Conditioning.

Ruth Aston - Lead Physiotherapist in Aquatic Therapy

Ruth is an experienced musculoskeletal outpatient and aquatic therapist with seven years of experience working in the NHS and private practice before joining The London Clinic in 2010.

She has completed a Masters in Sports and Exercise Medicine and is a member of Chartered Physiotherapists in Sports and Exercise Medicine, Aquatic Therapy Association and Acupuncture Association.

Ruth has experience coaching running and particularly enjoys treating people with running and sports related injuries.

BOOKING AN APPOINTMENT

For more information about private physiotherapy and hydrotherapy at The London Clinic or to request an appointment:

Our opening hours: Monday to Friday, 8am - 8pm

Patients can be referred by their consultant, specialist, GP or on a self-referral basis.