Dr Paul Barrington Chell and Dr Monique Hope-Ross at the Diet Whisperer. Authors of diet books like the Diet-Whisperer: 12-week reset plan

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Dr Paul Barrington Chell was appointed consultant ophthalmic surgeon to Worcester Eye Infirmary in 1996, where he specialised in corneal transplant surgery. They held fellowships at Moorfields Eye Hospital, London and Manhattan Eye and Ear Hospital, New York.

Dr Monique Hope-Ross was appointed to the Birmingham and Midland Eye Hospital in 1993, where she specialised in retinal diseases related to metabolic ill health. They spent over 20 years as head of departments. In each hospital they created specialist clinics for metabolic related eye disease, where they advised patients on dietary and lifestyle changes. After much success they founded the Diet Whisperer.

Paul and Monique have five university degrees, are diplomats of the Royal College of Surgeons of England and Ireland and are Fellows of four Royal Medical Colleges in the United Kingdom.

They have each delivered over 100 invited scientific lectures and have written many book chapters. They have over 100 scientific publications, abstracts and communications to their names. They have both been scientific reviewers for international scientific journals. For the past 15 years they have delivered a series of invited lectures on nutrition, health and wellness, both at home and abroad.

They were elected Presidents of five national and international learned medical societies.

Paul and Monique ceased their clinical practice in 2016, to concentrate on their work in the field of preventative nutrition.

Outside of work they are both keen skiers. They started doing triathlons in their fifties. Paul did his first Olympic distance triathlon in 2016, at the age of 55, and Monique her first Ironman 140.6 in 2019 at the age of 59.

Dr Paul Barrington Chell, Founder, Author and Chief Medical Officer at the Diet Whisperer. Diet expert. Author. Former Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon, Ophthalmologist.

Dr Paul Barrington Chell
Founder and Chief Medical Officer

Dr Monique Hope Ross. Founder, Author and Chief Medical Officer at the Diet Whisperer. Diet and gut bug expert. Author. Ophthalmic Surgeon.

Dr Monique Hope-Ross
Founder and Chief Medical Officer

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