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About Us - The Dupuytren's Practice

Dr Richard Shaffer set up The Dupuytren’s Practice in April 2011 to provide non-invasive treatments for people who suffer from benign conditions such as Ledderhose disease and early-stage Dupuytren’s contracture in the Guildford area. Today, as a business of Genesis Cancer Care UK Limited (“GenesisCare”), a specialist provider of advanced radiotherapy, The Dupuytren’s Practice offers this service to patients throughout the UK.

Why choose The Dupuytren’s Practice

The Dupuytren’s Practice provides a premier patient pathway which offers the following benefits:

✔ Fast diagnosis and treatment – all patients can be seen quickly at our clinics in Chelmsford, Guildford, London or Nottingham and treatment can start within three days of an initial consultation

✔ A choice of locations – your treatment will be available to you from any GenesisCare centre in the UK for your convenience

✔ Consultant-led – all patients will be seen by Dr Richard Shaffer, who is an expert in this field

✔ Innovative – The Dupuytren’s Practice uses the latest advancements in radiotherapy technology

✔ Exceptional standards of patient care and support

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Our team

The Dupuytren’s Practice is proud to work with a team of world-class doctors and radiographers, who are leading experts in low-dose radiotherapy for the treatment of benign conditions.

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Our centres

We offer our advanced radiotherapy service to patients across the UK, within any of 14 specialist GenesisCare treatment centres.