Dr Shane Roche is an esteemed specialist in geriatric medicine and one of the 250 doctors honoured in the 2013 edition of Tatler’s Good Doctors guide. Working across leading hospitals in central and north London including the Clementine Churchill and Bupa Cromwell, Dr Roche provides expert care and attention to patients aged 65+ with conditions such as dementia, delirium, frailty, hypertension, heart failure, falls, Parkinson’s disease and Alzheimer’s disease. He regularly sees patients with very complex needs and works with other health professionals to co-ordinate full diagnostic and care services. Mr Roche is available to admit medical emergencies privately, conduct home visits, and regularly carries out medicolegal work.
Dr Roche qualified in Dublin in 1980 then moved to London, training at Charing Cross, Central Middlesex and St Mary’s Hospitals. In 1992 he was appointed Consultant Physician at St Mary’s Hospital. He also runs a community rehabilitation unit for older people, and is part of the Acute Admissions Team within The Clementine Churchill Hospital, The Wellington Hospital, and the St John and St Elizabeth Hospital. In addition to his clinical practice, Dr Roche lectures on the diagnosis and management of conditions including Parkinson’s disease, dementia, hypertension, delirium, and stroke.