Meet Our Staff

Meet our Staff at Thames Valley Surgical Services

Meet our Staff as outlined below. We have got 7 patient facing staff members and one bank nurse.

Surgeon: Dr KittelImage Of Dr Kittel

Dr M Kittel is the founder of TVVS and has worked for Thames Valley Surgical Services for 15 years. He has performed over 10000 minor surgical procedures and is very experienced. in the procedure. He has carried out procedures on other local doctors and is trusted within the profession. He is also a board member of the East Berks CCG and responsible for a number of clinical and non clinical areas.

Surgeon: Dr Lim

Dr. Soon Lim carries out skin surgery and vasectomies in the community. He is Director of the Minor Surgery for RCGP Thames Valley together with 7 other faculties of the Royal College, and the education lead and President of the Association of Surgeons in Primary Care. He is also  an expert witness  on the issue of GP minor surgery and vasectomy.

Minor Surgery Administrator Rebecca

Rebecca has recently taken over all administration work from Marianne. She looks after the Minor Surgery Service as well as our Vasectomy service and is very experienced in customer services.

Registered Manager and Nurse: Leanne

Leanne Kittel is the registered manager of the service and as such holds responsibility for premises, CQC accreditation, policies and procedures and the general smooth running of the service.

Nursing Team: Carolyn

Carolyn has been an experienced local practice nursing sister for many years. She is our lead nurse and an excellent sister to have in a theatre due to her very wide experience in patient care. However, she is also calming and extremely reassuring, which is consistently remarked upon within our patient satisfaction data. Her specialist area is patients  with autism.


Nursing Team: Nikki

Nikki is an experienced midwife and recently joined our team to start General Nursing after some time off with her children. She has a great sense of humour and surely will put any anxious patient at ease.


Nursing Team: Jane

Jane has over 20 years of nursing experience. She has been a local District nursing sister for many years, but has experience in trauma and surgical nursing which gives her the skills and experience to deliver a high standard of individualised care. She has a great sense of humour and really can make your procedure a happy experience.

Locum (holiday cover) Nurse: Fi

Fi is an experienced nurse with many years of service, who, after a career break, recently started with TVVS. Her professionalism and friendly nature ensure the delivery of patient focused care.