Finding the right specialist made simple with our comprehensive consultant directory.
Navigating the maze of hospital consultants who have the expertise to match your particular medical needs can be tricky. Your GP needs to make the initial referral to the specialist. You can use the information in this guide when discussing your referral with your GP. Our Consultant Guide makes it easy for you to pinpoint the right consultant by allowing you to refine your search according to your condition, speciality required, postcode and the distance you're prepared to travel. With our database being updated regularly, you can also be sure of finding the most current options.
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Dr Foster is an independent organisation dedicated to helping patients make informed decisions about their health. Knowing how vast and complex the healthcare field can be, we have designed our Consultant Guide to make it easy for you to put yourself in the right hands.
A consultant is a senior doctor who has specialist knowledge in a particular field. There are three types of consultant:
- Medical (treatments using medicine and therapy)
- Surgical (carry out operations)
- Technical (use specialist equipment to diagnose illness)
Find what's best for you by choosing from the following search options.
Let our consultant directory help you make the right decision the simple way. Choose the ailment and procedure you need help with, the specialist field needed and the distance you're prepared to travel from the drop down menus, then type in your postcode. You will be given a full list of hospital consultants both local and nationwide who can meet your needs.