Dr James Uprichard

Consultant Haematologist


Specialties Haematology

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    Dr Uprichard is a consultant haematologist with an interest in haemostasis, including inherited and acquired bleeding disorders, thrombosis and haemostatic disorders of pregnancy. He works at St George"s hospital in Tooting.

    As well as being clinical lead for thrombosis at the trust, he is lead clinician for blood transfusion, including the management of patients who refuse blood transfusions. St George"s is a major trauma centre so his work includes managing the acquired coagulopathy of trauma.

    Dr Uprichard graduated in medicine from University College London in 1996. Subsequently he completed senior house officer posts at Hammersmith, the Royal Free and University College Hospitals. He then completed a PhD thesis in rare bleeding disorders before commencing registrar training in haematology in the North West Thames region.

    Dr Uprichard was appointed as a clinical lecturer in haemostasis at Imperial College in 2007, during which time his research included the use of global tests of coagulation in pregnancy and in anticoagulation. After CCT he completed a clinical fellowship in the North Thames Haemophilia Network and an elective in haemostasis at the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, USA. He was appointed as consultant haematologist to St Georges Healthcare NHS Trust and honorary senior lecturer at St George's University of London in 2011.

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