Our Team

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Andreas Syrimis
BSc (Hons), Ost., MSc, Dip Phyt, MCPP

Andreas founded the Bloomsbury practice in 1996. He is an established and well known osteopath and medical herbalist often integrating both systems in his approach.

He practices only on Wednesdays and Thursdays afternoon as most of his time is devoted to lecturing, publishing and research. His posts include: Senior Lecturer in Medical Sciences at the Universities of Westminster, East London University and London School of Osteopathy. BUPA ProfilePlease note that all his appointments are charged at £80.

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Pantelis Xenophontos
M.Ost (Osteopath), Medical Acupuncture

Pantelis graduated from the University College of Osteopathy with a Master’s degree in Osteopathy. He also gained a Master’s degree in Sports Medicine, Exercise and Health from the University College London (UCL).

 

He has furthered his career with training in Medical Acupuncture and Applied Kinesiology. His academic and practical background has given Pantelis a thorough understanding of musculoskeletal medicine especially in the domains of physical activities, sports injuries and rehabilitation.

 

His treatment protocol is very inclusive and in addition to his excellent hands-on skills, he empowers his clients to take control of their health with a programme of lifestyle, nutrition and exercise. 

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Ivan Povkh
Massage Therapist, Deep tissue, Sports, Swedish

Ivan is an experienced masseur and physical rehabilitation specialist. He graduated from several courses in the field of holistic bodywork including a course in osteopathy in Portugal.

He is dedicated and passionate about his field of work and aims to deliver a bespoke and client-centred treatment.

Whether you want him to address problem areas in your body or just chill out with a gentle holistic massage then Ivan will not disappoint you.

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Catherine Wharfe
Osteopath, Massage Therapist

Catherine has a masters degree from the London School of Osteopathy. She is an experienced physical therapist, having worked as a sports massage therapist and craniosacral therapist prior to studying osteopathy.

Her approach is patient-centred, offering a range of manual therapy techniques and exercise advice to work effectively with each person’s individual needs and preferences.

Catherine has experience in working with patients suffering with persistent pain, stress-related conditions, sports injuries, degenerative changes, and pre/post-natal care. Catherine has trained in mindfulness-based pain and illness management - an effective approach for patients with long-term conditions.

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Charlie Henry-Jones
M.Ost (Osteopath)

He is a graduate from the University College of Osteopathy.

Since joining our practice more than 6 years ago he has become a very popular practitioner.

He treats all ages, from babies to the elderly, as well as expectant mothers and uses both structural and cranial osteopathic techniques. He also has a background in sports and is a qualified fitness instructor. This provides him with insight knowledge into patient’s bio-mechanics and he is able to devise a tailored rehab and exercise plan. 

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Alexandru Lupu
Physiotherapist BSc, CSP, HCPC,
Remedial massage therapist

Alexandru Lupu is a fully qualified and registered Physiotherapist. Graduated from Gr.T.Popa University of Medicine and Pharmacy (2011-2014) and followed this with a Master’s in Psychomotor Diagnosis and Prognosis.

 

Since graduating, Alex continued to develop his knowledge and skills in healthcare with several post graduate courses. In his practicing style he employs a rich variety of hands-on techniques, including manual therapy, SGA, Schroth therapy and Kinesio taping.

 

Alex has a passion in his work and strives to connect with each patient’s unique problems for an effective treatment and management program. His clients find his hands-on therapeutic and deep tissue massage techniques second to none.

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Johanna Fuller
Osteopath, sports massage, remedial massage, rehabilitation specialist

Johanna graduated from the University College of Osteopathy with a Masters in Osteopathy. As a clinician, she combines a wide range of techniques to help restore the body’s self-healing mechanism to achieve lasting recovery.

 

In addition to classical osteopathy. Johanna also uses visceral and cranial treatment techniques, functional movement and exercises. She has a special interest in treating expectant mothers. She is qualified and experienced in deep tissue and sports massage.

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George Ampat
FRCS, MBBS, D Ortho JIPMER, MS Ortho (Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon)

Dr. Ampat is an experienced Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon with special interest in spinal surgery. He works part-time at Royal Liverpool University Hospitals NHS Trust. His mission is to provide quality orthopaedic and spinal opinion (with minimal surgical intervention) to promote wellness, relieve suffering and to restore health as humanely as it can be done - at the highest value for all concerned.

 

After years of surgical practice he has taken a conscious decision not to operate. He believes that surgical procedures are overprescribed. In some cases surgery can be avoided, and the inherent risks associated with it. Dr. Ampat provides advice and opinion. He also perform injections into the spine and other joints. He is particularly interested in helping those who have doubts about their diagnosis, are unsure about surgery or patients who are not better after surgery.

 

All inquiries and appointments with Dr. George Ampat must be made using the following link: http://www.ampat.co.uk/

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Andrew Morgan
Administrator

Andrew is our administrator and will most likely be your first point of contact with the practice. He will gladly advise you on our different therapies, treatments and practitioners.

Contact:

020 7387 9777

info@bloomsburyhealthcentre.co.uk

Health Insurances: Bupa Cigna Aviva Vitality Saga WPA