Our hand-picked medical team here at The Cooden Medical Group consists of highly experienced doctors, surgeons and nurses, all leading specialists in their respective fields, offering pioneering non-surgical vein treatments, cardiology, urology, ENT, general surgery and gastroenterology and the latest in medical aesthetics.  

Dr Katherine Dickinson

Dr Dickinson is a Consultant Cardiologist and Aesthetic Physician. Her personal and holistic approach to skin care sets her apart.

Rachel Hubble


Rachel is a highly qualified and experienced senior nurse. She is trained in anti-wrinkle injections, filler and full facial rejuvenation as well as having knowledge in medical grade skincare.

Cooden Medical Group Staff Mr John Pereira

Mr John Pereira

John runs a cosmetic/plastic surgery clinic at The Cooden Clinic. In 1986 he started his medical training at Guy’s Hospital in London and after completing his general surgical training he was appointed to the Thames Regional Specialist Training Programme in Plastic Surgery.

Shannen Woods

NVQ level 3 in Anatomy, Physiology and Pathology for Complimentary Therapies NVQ level 4 in Laser and Intense Pulsed Light Treatments.

Jodie Betts

Jodie is a highly qualified aesthetic practitioner with an NVQ level 4 in Advanced Beauty Therapy.

Sarah Jayne Peirce

Medical Receptionist
NVQ Level 2 Beauty Therapy

Lisa Stokes

Reception Coordinator Manages the day to day running of the reception team and brings with her a wealth of knowledge in customer care and standards.

Mr Pieter Gouws

Pieter is an independent consultant ophthalmologist working at the Sussex Premier Health in East Sussex. In addition to being a highly experienced ophthalmologist, he also has extensive experience and qualifications in treating a range of skin conditions. He is also highly trained and experienced in the use of the K laser for treating skin disease as well as musculoskeletal disorders.
MBChB FRCOphth DipDerm

Dr Justin Harris

Interventional Radiologist who specialises in Hepatobiliary, Gastrointestinal and MSK intervention. He provides a wide range of diagnostic and interventional radiology procedures.

Mr. Bjorn Telgenkamp

Mr. Bjorn Telgenkamp is a consultant vascular surgeon who runs a clinic at the Cooden Medical Group to treat patients with varicose veins and other venous problems. He also carries out procedures to remove skin lesions.


Dr Mo Faris is the Founder of The Cooden Medical Group and is a leading Interventional Radiologist.
Cooden Medical Group Founder

Mr Mark Edwards

Mr Mark Edwards is a Consultant Vascular Surgeon based in Sussex and has a specialist interest in both the treatment of varicose veins and conditions affecting the arteries.

Mohammed Elahwal

Mr Mohammed Elahwal is a Consultant Vascular Surgeon based in Sussex and has a specialist interest in the treatment of varicose veins and conditions affecting the arteries.

Dr Gail Ball

Dr Ball graduated from St George’s Hospital Medical School in 1994 and undertook her GP training in various hospitals in London & the South East.