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The Dr Loxley Network HPN is delivered by our clinician led service team with multi-lingual members to ensure accurate and reliable delivery of your care.

 Dr. Shehan Hettiaratchy

MA(Oxon) BM BCh DM FRCS(Plast)

Consultant Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon


Current Posts

  • Lead Surgeon and Major Trauma Director, Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust.

  • Consultant Plastic, Hand, and Reconstructive Surgeon, St. Mary’s Hospital, Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust.

  • Honorary Clinical Senior Lecturer, Imperial College London.

  • Consultant Plastic Surgeon, King Edward VII’s Hospital, London

Specialist Interests

  • Trauma

  • Nerve injury

  • Hand surgery

  • Wrist surgery

  • Orthoplastic surgery

  • Prosthetic joints

  • Bone infection

Shehan was educated at Winchester College and studied medicine at Trinity College, Oxford, graduating in 1994 with prizes in both medicine and surgery and a blue in boxing. He underwent surgical training in London, USA and Australia. He obtained FRCS(Plast) in 2007 and has been on the GMC specialist register for plastic surgery since 2008. He has completed fellowships in microsurgery/extremity trauma reconstruction (Imperial), cosmetic surgery (Wellington Hospital) and hand/wrist surgery (Sydney). He has been a consultant at Imperial since 2009. Since being a consultant he has led the development of the major trauma, extremity reconstruction and hand services at Imperial.

Shehan carried out a 3 year research fellowship in hand transplantation at Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, USA for which he was awarded a Doctorate of Medicine by Oxford University, a Hunterian Professorship by the Royal College of Surgeons of England and the Pulvertaft Prize by the British Society of Surgery of the Hand. He has authored over 90 scientific papers, 2 textbooks and numerous book chapters and is lead for trauma research at Imperial.

Shehan’s main clinical focus is on hand and wrist surgery and extremity reconstruction. He has particular expertise in hand injuries, reconstruction of complex upper and lower extremity injuries, nerve injuries, infective complications and elective hand surgery. He believes in putting his patients at the centre of all that he does and only accepting the best. He is experienced in the needs of high profile individuals, including professional sportsmen and women.


 Dr. Eddie Chaloner

MA(Oxon) BM BCh FRCS(Edin) FRCS (Gen)

Consultant Vascular Surgeon

Current Posts

  • Clinical Lead, Vascular Surgery, Benenden Hospital, Kent, United Kingdom.

  • Consultant Vascular Surgeon, Radiance Vein Clinic, London, United Kingdom.

Specialist Interests

  • Endovenous Laser Treatment (EVLT)

  • Thread Vein Treatment

  • Foam Sclerotherapy

Mr Chaloner qualified from Oxford University in 1989. After surgical training in London and South Africa, he was appointed as Consultant Vascular Surgeon at University College Hospital, London in 2002, where he was the first surgeon in London and the South East to use the Endovenous Laser Therapy technique for varicose vein surgery.

Minimally invasive techniques using local anaesthetic to treat varicose veins are now the ‘gold standard’ for this common condition. Mr Chaloner has a long track record of being a key opinion leader and international teacher in vein surgery, being the first surgeon in the UK to trial the Clarivein technique in 2010. His work is regularly featured in national media publications such as the Daily Mail, Tatler and Grazia magazine.


According to the Private Health Information network database, Mr Chaloner treats more varicose veins patients per year than any other surgeon in the UK.

The Dr Loxley Support team

The Dr Loxley team are here to help you, to ensure that your care is supported with the highest efficiency and privacy.  We utilise secure messaging and encrypted document transfer within our network

The team will make sure your file is always up to date, so you can be confident that our  clinical team has access to your entire live health picture at all times

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