Qualifications

Qualifications:

MbbCh, ECFMG, MRCGP

Year qualified:

2004

Country of qualification:

MbbCH: Johannesburg/South Africa MRCGP: England

Registration & Memberships

Registration and licensing

GMC (General Medical Council) - registered with a licence to practice and also on the GP Register

Memberships and associations

Member of the RCGP (Royal College of General Practitioners)

Languages Spoken

English

Dr Grant Pakter - Private GP

General Practitioner (GP)

MbbCh, ECFMG, MRCGP

Dr Pakter qualified as a Doctor in Johannesburg, South Africa in 2004. He worked for a couple of years there, mainly working in emergency and pre-hospital medicine, before moving to the UK.

Over the following decade he gained experience in a wide range of fields including oncology, haematology, intensive care, accident and emergency care, general adult medicine, paediatrics, psychiatry, orthopaedics, ophthalmology and general practice.

Dr Pakter is a highly qualified General Practitioner who practices medicine with a patient-centred approach, ensuring to listen to his patients. He is caring and dedicated to achieving the best possible care for his patients. He is highly respected by his peers.

Dr Pakter has an interest in evidence-based medicine and research. He has been involved in research papers, some of which have been published in international medical journals

Dr Pakter provides a holistic and personalised approach to diagnosis and treatment. He enjoys spending time with his young family and is an avid cricket fan.

Specialities:

General Medicine

Procedures offered:

Direct referrals to the world class Consultants who practice in the Royal Free Private Patients Unit and direct access to the hospital’s blood tests, X-ray, MRI, ECG, spirometry, ultrasound and CT scanning services.

Clinical Interests:

Dr Pakter sees patients of all ages. He assesses and treats all areas of health; whether physical or mental, and is also dedicated to preventative medicine (staying healthy).

Published papers:

Co-author: Ahamed E, Mauri FA, Pakter G, Lim A, Stebbing J: Trastuzumab: unusual responses and toxicities. Future Oncology 2009, 5(6):779-784. PMID 196637282.

Contributor: Stebbing J, Krown SE, Bower M, Batra A, Slater S, Serraino D, Dezube BJ, Dhir AA, Pantanowitz L: Primary esophageal carcinoma in the era of highly active antiretroviral therapy. Archives of internal medicine 2010, 170(2):203-207.  Additional Contributions: Barbara Ensoli …, and Grant Pakter   PMID 20101017

Regional Oral Presentation: Selected as finalist to present at the Roy Mapstone Reserch Programme. Liverpool, 23/11/2011.

Lead Author: Risk Factors For The Development Or Progression Of Grave’s Ophthalmopathy Following Radioiodine Therapy. Investigative Ophthalmology & Visual Science March 2012, Vol.53, 1267

Abstract as 1st Author accepted and presented for ARVO conference 2012 in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Risk Factors For The Author: BMJ Case Reports 2012; doi:10.1136/bcr-2012-006814 Bilateral optic disc swelling as a presenting sign of superior sagittal sinus thrombosis