Dr Henry Alexander

Consultant in General Medicine
MA (Cantab), MSc (Lon), FRCP

Practising at

The Montefiore Hospital

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Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Dr Henry Alexander at Spire include:

Other treatments

  • Elderly medicine (geriatrics)
  • Falls
  • Frailty
  • General medicine
  • Memory loss
  • Osteoporosis
  • Orthogeriatrics
  • Polypharmacy

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Professional profile

I have been a Consultant for 10 years and has run the Elderly Care Service in Brighton for 6 years. My main interest is in Acute Elderly Care, trying to improve the efficiency in the way we deal with older people in the hospital. I have always been keen to intervene early, make a diagnosis and a management plan so that older people do not have an unnecessary long stay.

I have been instrumental in improving Orthogeriatric services in Brighton, particularly for those patients with hip fractures. I have tried to do the same with those having elective operations under both the Orthopaedic and General surgeons.

I am interested in frailty and the oldest old. I have an excellent knowledge of Pharmacology in the elderly, as this is often the cause of problems in this group of patients.

Clinical Interests

General medicine
Geriatric medicine

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Qualification and professional memberships

Professional memberships

Fellow Royal College of Physicians
British Geriatrics Society
British Medical Society

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Current NHS posts

Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals

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Private contact details

Telephone For appointments at The Montefiore Hospital 01273 828 120