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4.8

Based on 35 reviews

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What I liked: "I cannot praise Dr Raftery enough. After 24 years since my 1st transplant (where Dr Raftery looked after me) I'm back under his care the second time round. A marvellous, attentive, compassionate Dr who has time for patients. I wouldn't have come through my operation without him."

Could improve: "That he NEVER retires!"

I went for: Kidney transplant

Patient who saw Dr. Martin Raftery in The Royal London Hospital

What I liked: "Dr Simon Lloyd Owen and his team are remarkable in their expertise, care and competence. They are in my view the best respiratory doctors in the world."

I went for: Sleep apnea

Patient who saw Dr. Simon Lloyd-Owen in The Royal London Hospital

What I liked: "The way I was treated with nothing spared and Prof Harwood listens to you and takes time to explain everything. I only had to contact him by phone when I had a problem and I was always seen straight away."

Could improve: "Nothing, great service."

I went for: Skin cancer - basal cell

Patient who saw Dr. Catherine A Harwood in The Royal London Hospital

What I liked: "Dr Rafferty has looked after me for many years following my transplant; and although I do not see him anymore, he is one of the most professional, attentive and understanding Doctors I have ever met. I am dumbfounded there are no other reviews for this wonderful man."

Could improve: "N/A"

I went for: Kidney function tests

Patient who saw Dr. Martin Raftery in The Royal London Hospital

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