Our Doctors

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We know that our patients and their families like to know more about the doctors that will be looking after them during their stay with us.  Below you can find out more about our doctors.

Dr Adam Burnel

Consultant in Neuropsychiatry
MB ChB MRCPsych MPhil

Dr Burnel completed his training in Psychiatry in 1999. He worked as a consultant in general psychiatry in Tayside until 2004 when he moved to Glasgow where he worked in Liaison Psychiatry, based at the Southern General Hospital. This entailed working in the Regional Neurology and Neurosurgery units as well as the National Spinal Injuries Unit and the Regional Rehabilitation Unit. He developed clinics for patients with general neurology diagnoses, as well as pre-surgery assessment for people with epilepsy. He was the chair of the Neuropsychiatry and Neuropsychology group within the then QIS Neurology Clinical Standards setting exercise. He is a qualified CBT practitioner and Mindfulness teacher.

Dr Burnel took up post in Murdostoun in 2014. He continues to work part time with the NHS in Glasgow and Clyde in a variety of clinical and non-clinical roles.




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Dr Mike Alcock

Consultant Psychiatrist and Medical Director

Dr Raju Banisetti

Consultant Psychiatrist

Dr Banisetti undertook his MBBS in India. He moved to the UK in 2003 and since then he has completed his higher training in Sheffield and in Birmingham. As part of his training he worked in different sub-specialities of psychiatry including general adult psychiatry, old age psychiatry, forensic psychiatry, learning disabilities, substance misuse, personality disorders and eating disorders.

He joined Huntercombe Hospital Maidenhead in August 2010, initially working with the eating disorders team on Wedgwood.   He has been the clinical lead on Tamar, the general adolescent unit since March 2019.

His passion is to work with young people with mental health problems and to help their families understand their issues in order to support them.

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Dr John Holloway

Consultant Neuropsychiatrist and Medical Director
MBChB, MRCPsych BA(Hons)

Dr Holloway is a graduate of Bristol University.  Having obtained his Membership of the Royal College of Psychiatrists, he went on to train in Neuropsychiatry at the Burden Institute.  Since then he has concentrated on the neuropsychiatric complications of Acquired Brain Injury.

He has an interest in Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), having been a Honorary Lecturer with Professor Bisson at Cardiff University, and is a trained EMDR therapist (eye movement desensitisation and reprogramming).

He is Clinical Lead for the Brain Injury Division of The Huntercombe Group and Honorary Consultant for the North Bristol NHS Trust.

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Dr Mark Tattersall

Consultant Psychiatrist

Dr Tattersall works as a consultant psychiatrist at Huntercombe Hospital, Maidenhead, specialising in the treatment of eating disorders.  A training post in an eating disorders unit in 1985, early in his career, sparked an interest in this sub-specialty which he later developed in higher training, research and subsequent honorary consultant posts in several professorial NHS eating disorder units (including at St George’s and Great Ormond Street Hospitals).  He has been a consultant psychiatrist since 1993, initially in the NHS, and has worked full-time at Huntercombe Hospital Maidenhead since 1997.

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Dr Agron Ramadani

Consultant Psychiatrist

Dr Ramadani is an accredited Consultant Psychiatrist in general adult psychiatry with additional Master Degree training in psychoanalytical psychotherapy at the Tavistock and Portman NHS Foundation Trust. Dr Ramadani joined the Huntercombe Hospital Roehampton in 2005.

Dr Ramadani leads the Multi-Disciplinary Team on Kingston Ward – a PICU (Psychiatric Intensive Care Unit) for male  individuals with both intensive and complex/treatment-resistant mental illness, requiring treatment in a secure setting

In addition to a bio-psychosocial model, Dr Ramadani has developed and trialled a combined multi-disciplinary team approach with that of intervention in the treatment of a specifically complex group of patients, who exhibit cognitive decline, mental disorder and behavioural challenge. This approach has initiated an ambitious, unprecedented and unique focus within the team at Roehampton and has had a positive impact on treatment outcomes and reduced length of stay.

Dr Ramadani also has first-hand experience working abroad with victims traumatised by war and long-term persecution issues which has enabled him to develop a critical awareness of both intercultural issues within mental health and mental health residues, such as post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).

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Dr Shakeel Ahmad

Consultant Psychiatrist
BSc, MB BS, MRCPsych, M Sc [Clinical Neuropsychiatry], FRCPsych

Dr Ahmad is a consultant psychiatrist at Huntercombe Hospital, Roehampton.  He trained at the Institute of Psychiatry, London and Maudsley and Bethlem Royal Hospitals. He has been a consultant psychiatrist since 1996, part of the New Mole rotational training programme at St Georges Hospital training scheme, and also the Clinical Director for General Adult Psychiatry with Surrey and Hampshire Borders Trust. He joined the Huntercombe Group team in 2004 and worked towards setting up the Huntercombe Hospital right from start and through different stages of development. He was the Medical Director at Huntercombe Roehampton from 2004-16.

He has contributed to the World Health Organisation (WHO) Guide on Mental Health for Primary Care. He has been the Chair of London Division of RCPsych from 2014-18. He is also currently sitting as Medical Member of the Mental Health Tribunal Service.

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