Treatment of Keratoconus by Accelerated Corneal Collagen Cross-Linking

Mr Allon Barsam, Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon is now offering a revolutionary new treatment for that can stop the progression of Keratoconus.

Accelerated Corneal Collagen Cross Linking is painless and done as a daycase under topical anaesthetic drops.

The cornea is soaked in Riboflavin (Vitamin B12) drops and then an ultraviolet light (UVA) is shone onto the cornea. With traditional cross linking this treatment takes an hour but with accelerated cross linking the procedure can be done safely in a matter of minutes. ...

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Laser Prostate Surgery

We are delighted to announce that we are now able to offer Laser Prostate surgery (Holmium Laser Enucleation of the prostate – HoLEP) at The Cobham Clinic.

We are one of very few centers in Bedfordshire, Buckinghamshire and Hertfordshire to be able to offer this type of surgery.

There are many benefits of laser surgery over the traditional TURP. These include less bleeding at the time of the operation and therefore less need for post-operative irrigation with saline that is always undertaken ...

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Weight Loss Surgery in a NHS Private Patient Unit?

Are you considering self funding your weight loss surgery? If so, have you considered choosing and NHS Private Patient Unit?

The Cobham Clinic is the NHS Private Patient Unit of the Luton & Dunstable University Hospital. The hospital has been an accredited  NHS specialist centre for weight loss surgery since 2001. We have 4 experienced bariatric surgeons all who perform Gastric Bands, Sleeve Gastrectomy and Roux en Y Gastric Bypasses for nhs and private patients.

Our patients travel to us from as ...

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Patient comments

Recent comments from our patients following inpatient care at The Cobham Clinic:

Very friendly reassuring staff, giving good explanations or what would happen. Consultant, Anaesthetist, theatre staff,ward sister and ward staff. All helped me relax to face things bit by bit and made my husband feel very welcome.   May 2013

I have already spoken to my family and friends about how good The Cobham Clinic is. May 2013

Everywhere was very clean. Staff always smiling and very helpful. Explained everything they would ...

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Bupa Breast Cancer Unit

The Cobham Clinic is proud to announce that we are now an accredited Bupa Breast Cancer Unit.

We can offer patients, diagnosis, surgery, reconstructive surgery and chemotherapy all within the same venue.

Our surgeon Mr Ravichandran is an active clinical researcher in breast cancer. He also trains surgeons, teaches medical students from UCL and is an examiner for the Royal College of Surgeons as well as the final MBBS examinner. He is presently the lead clinician for breast cancer for the Mount ...

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Weight Loss Surgery News

On the 11th May 2013 one of our weight loss surgery patient’s who had a gastric band last year,  took part in the London Moon Walk in aid of Breast Cancer. We are so proud of her achievement! The route was 26.2 miles long. On behalf of her surgeon, Mr Barreca and all of the Cobham Clinic staff we would like to say congratulations, keep up the good work.

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Cataract Surgery

We are pleased to announce that The Cobham Clinic is now a preferred center for Cataract surgery with both BUPA and AXA PPP Healthcare.

Our two consultants, Mr Allon Barsam and Mr Andrew Waldock are highly experienced in all aspects of Ophthalmic Surgery and are pleased to accept referrals.

The clinic also offers a competitive price for self-funding patients of £1965.00 per eye.

Please call us on 01581 497433 for further information.

 

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Hernia Repairs and Gallbladder Removal

Our team of experienced general surgeons are happy to see patients seeking repair of hernia’s and keyhole removal of the gallbladder (Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy).

Appointments are easy to arrange and the surgery can be booked for as soon as you would like once you have had your consultation.

So we can have you back on your feet and fantastic in no time.

For self funding patients we offer very competitive packages.

For further information please call the clinic on 01582 497433.

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Mr J Sarkar, Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon at The Cobham Clinic

Despite no longer treating NHS patients at the Luton & Dunstable University Hospital, we are pleased to confirm that Mr Sarkar continues to treat patients privately at the Cobham Clinic.

Mr Sarkar has been successfully treating patients here for a number of years and is happy to see patients who may require foot, ankle, knee or hip surgery.

He accepts both insured and self-funding patients.

Mr Sarkar holds his outpatient clinic on a Wednesday morning – please contact our reception staff on 01582 ...

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Weight Loss Surgery

This year has seen the successful commencement of our private patient weight loss service. Our multidisciplinary team consists of experienced Luton & Dunstable Hospital staff, which means we can guarantee that your patients will receive the expertise and safety that they deserve – in the comfort of the hospital’s very own private wing. Our team of surgeons are:Mr M Barreca, Mr V Jain, Mr P Jambulingam and Mr D Whitelaw

All four our surgeons perform Gastric Bands, Gastric Sleeves and Gastric ...

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