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Wear, Helen - doctor in perioperative medicine for Older People (POPS)


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Hospital location: Guy's Hospital, older persons assessment unit, Bermondsey Wing

  • Biography

    Dr Helen Wear trained in general internal medicine, geriatric medicine and stroke medicine in south east London.

    She was appointed locum consultant physician in the department of health and ageing at Guy's and St Thomas' in 2019.

    She works within the perioperative medicine for older people undergoing surgery (POPS) department with a particular focus on orthopaedic surgery and the amputee rehabilitation unit.
  • Education 

    • BA Hons (2006), University of Cambridge, Part II Neuroscience
    • MB BChir (2009), University of Cambridge
  • Specialist interests

    • Peri-operative care for older people
    • Bone health