Before selecting a surgeon or private doctor in Harley Street, or agreeing to go ahead with a private operation, it’s important that you are fully informed:
Questions to ask your doctor
Our checklist of questions to ask your doctor will ensure that you get the feedback you need to make an informed decision about going private for your operation. Take this checklist to your consultation.
Checking a doctor's registration and qualifications
If you are unsure of the background of a Harley Street doctor, you can always check his/her GMC registration and qualifications. We also provide a glossary of common abbreviations for medical qualifications.
Training of Harley Street doctors and specialists
Although some doctors only carry out private work, the majority of doctors in Harley Street are consultants who have trained in and still work most of the time in the NHS.