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Doctor by Specialty

List of specialties:

Acupuncture
Addictions
Allergy
Aviation medicine
Cardiology
Dermatology
Family medicine
Family planning
Gastroenterology
Gynaecology
Men's health
Mental health
Nutrition
Occupational health
Orthopaedics
Paediatrics
Psychology
Psychosocial medicine
Sexual health
Sports medicine
Stress management & headaches
Travel medicine
Women's health

Acupuncture

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Dr. Karen Lindall
MBBS DFFP MRCP MSc MFOM(I)

Karen qualified at the Middlesex Hospital in 1987 and spent the next 5 years working at a variety of London Hospitals including Guys, St. Thomas', the Middlesex and University College Hospital whilst achieving her Membership of the Royal College of Physicians.

She moved to Bournemouth and into General Practice in 1992. Karen settled quickly into family life, bringing up four children and becoming Chairman of Governors of a small independent school, but also finding time to broaden her post-graduate education and train in acupuncture (1997). Karen offers this as a treatment alternative for a wide range of musculoskeletal and other conditions such as PMT, migraine and chronic headaches.

Whilst in practice on the South Coast, Karen also set up and ran a private Stress Management Clinic and became a partner in Prime Medical, a medical screening company. She has a Certificate in Stress Management and is an active member of the International Stress Management Association (MISMA).

Karen's background of general practice, stress management and health screening make her a perfect and welcome addition to the team of doctors at Roodlane. She returned to live in London and joined Roodlane in September 2004.

Specialist interests include Stress Management, Occupational Health, Family Planning and Acupuncture.

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Dr. Gill MacLeod
MB ChB MRCP ADOM
Chief Executive

Gill graduated at Bristol University and trained in hospital medicine and oncology in London until 1986, attaining membership of the Royal College of Physicians. She subsequently completed post-graduate training in general practice in north London. She spent 2 years in Africa working in primary care and infectious diseases before returning to the UK and joining the practice in 1991.

Gill developed her interest in occupational health, particularly in the context of the City environment and in the specialised field of psychosocial medicine and it's contribution to health problems in this environment. She has also devoted time to expanding her knowledge and expertise in medico legal issues.

She is a highly experienced lecturer and trainer with a strong interest in health education and health promotion within the working population.

She maintains an interest in women's health and complementary medicine and acupuncture. She is a member of the Society of Occupational Medicine and has post-graduate qualifications in Occupational Health.

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Dr. Sigrid Harich
MD

Sigrid graduated from the Medical University of Graz, Austria in 2005. During her GP training in Austria she worked in a variety of fields including A+E, internal medicine, paediatrics, obstetrics, dermatology and surgery.

After qualifying as GP she went to work overseas for MSF/Doctors Without Borders and worked in Haiti and Ethiopia from 2010 to 2011 where she gained invaluable experience as GP and Medical Team Leader and was able to deepen her knowledge especially in paediatrics, tropical medicine, infectious diseases and trauma management.

She then worked in Lassnitzhoehe, Austria as ward physician in a hospital focused on orthopedics and neurological diseases.

After moving to London, Sigrid undertook a clinical attachment in a busy surgery in Soho and gained experience in the UK clinical practice. She joined Roodlane in 2014.

Sigrid has a wide range of interests within medicine; she has Diplomas in Emergency Medicine, Acupuncture and Pain Management and has several certificates in Internal Medicine, Alpine Medicine and Tropical Medicine. She has also a special interest in Orthopaedics and Women’s Health.

In her free time she enjoys to spend time with her family and friends, doing trekking, skiing, climbing and travelling.

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Addictions

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Dr. Nathan Curran
BMedSc(Hons) MB ChB DOccMed

Nathan completed his medical degree and qualified from the University of Stellenbosch, South Africa in 2002. During this time he also completed an intercalated honours degree in Human Genetics.

Following his studies, he went on to spend two years working at various training hospitals in South Africa, gaining invaluable experience in emergency medicine, trauma management, internal medicine, infectious diseases and paediatrics.

Since his move to the UK in 2005, he has been involved with renowned private UK psychiatric hospitals including the Woodbourne Priory, Birmingham and more recently, the Capio Nightingale Hospital, London. Nathan joined Roodlane in 2009 and has a special interest in general and preventative medicine and he recently obtained his diploma in Occupational Medicine.

Outside of work Nathan enjoys making music and cycling. He is a Certified Fitness Trainer and has a keen interest in nutrition and weight management. Nathan is passionate about wellness promotion and derives fulfilment from helping others achieve holistic and sustainable lifestyle change.

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Dr. Peter MacFarlane
MB BCh BSc (Hons) Sports Science MBA MRCGP DOccMed

Peter graduated from the University of the Witwatersrand in 1987 and after postgraduate training spent time in Sports Medicine at Cape Town, where he obtained a BSc degree in Sports Science. He combined an interest in Sports Medicine with his General Practice in Cape Town over several years, attending to individuals and teams up to international level, and has toured with the South African cricket team.

He has worked in a wide range of positions in the UK since 2003, gaining experience in both NHS and private hospitals, general practice and other settings. He came to Roodlane after obtaining his MRCGP in 2009. Since working in the City, Peter has developed an interest in Occupational Medicine and obtained his Diploma in 2012.

He has developed an interest in sports medicine, mental health, dermatology and addictions. Outside interests include photography, Tai Chi and walking as well as sport in general.

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Dr. Laura Munoz
MD

Laura qualified from the University of Paris in 1999 and she then completed her doctorate in medicine with honours in 2004 during which time she also obtained qualifications in nutrition and tobacco addiction.

She gained experience joining a busy family practice where she worked as a General Practitioner whilst doing night shifts at the local A&E. She also worked as project director for the French agency for smoking prevention, managing stop-smoking programs in work places. She had her own smoking cessation clinic and provided specialised advice and training to healthcare professionals.

She moved to London in 2007 with her young family, following which she started to work in a private clinic and in health screening. Laura joined Roodlane Medical in 2010.

Laura has a special interest in preventative medicine, nutrition, addictions and women's health. She has a multicultural background and is also fluent in Spanish, French and Italian.

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Allergy

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 Dr. Claire Braham
 MB BS BSc(Hons) MRCGP DCH DRCOG DFFP

Claire graduated from the Royal Free Hospital School of Medicine in 2000, having also completed an Intercalated BSc in human genetics during this time. She began her career in hospital medicine, working in a variety of areas including gastroenterology, a liver transplant unit, accident and emergency, psychiatry, paediatrics and obstetrics and gynaecology.

Since successfully obtaining her MRCGP in 2006, she has enjoyed a diverse career in general practice, working in inner city, urban and rural areas. She has developed a keen interest in teaching, having taught medical students from Imperial College and UCL Medical School as well as GP trainees.

Claire joined Roodlane in 2012 and combines the challenges of City work with out of hours GP cover, where she also continues to teach GP trainees. She has recently qualified as an appraiser and volunteers as a mentor for refugee doctors coming to work in the UK.

Her special interests include women's health, family planning and paediatrics. During her GP training, she gained the DFFP (diploma of the faculty of family planning, now the faculty of sexual and reproductive healthcare), DRCOG (diploma of the royal college of obstetricians and gynaecologists) and DCH (diploma in child health) which have assisted her in these fields.

Outside of work, Claire enjoys playing piano, photography, dance, theatre and travel, and is looking forward to learning to fly.

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Aviation medicine

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Dr. Sheena McRae
BSc MB BS MRCGP ADOM
Associate Director

Sheena joined Roodlane in the summer of 2000. She has an excellent pedigree in City medicine having previously spent six years looking after a broad range of both private patients and corporate clients within the City. She became a partner in 2003 and has brought considerable breadth to the practice spanning many fields.

Sheena trained at the Royal London and St. Mary's hospitals, where she gained a first class honours degree in Physiology. In addition she has further qualifications in family planning, aviation medicine and, of course, occupational health. Her experience covers interests including Accident & Emergency, paediatrics, obstetrics & gynaecology and orthopaedics.

Sheena is a keen outdoor sportswoman and, when not looking after patients, will be happy to take up a challenge in anything from clay pigeon shooting and skiing to sailing!

Sheena recently turned her interest to flying and is now a keen pilot. She has recently qualified as an Authorised Medical Examiner (AME). She can therefore undertake JAA and CAA Class 2 initial and Class 1 and Class 2 revalidation and renewal medicals.

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Cardiology

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 Dr. Anup Mazumdar
 MB CHB (HONS), MRCGP, BSC (HONS) BMS/BUS

Before studying medicine Anup gained a degree in Biomedical Sciences with Business Studies, following which he did a year of research in neuropharmacology. He then qualified in medicine at Liverpool University, graduating in 2006. He subsequently gained experience in a wide variety of hospital jobs including respiratory medicine, cardiology, gastroenterology and paediatrics and emergency medicine.

He completed his general practice training in 2012. He worked in a practice in Kent for a year broadening his experience and he continues to do some out of hours sessions in Kent dealing with acute medical conditions. He joined Roodlane Medical in August 2013.

His interests include respiratory medicine, cardiology, paediatrics, and renal medicine. Outside of work he enjoys doing Taekwondo, playing and watching football and running.

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Dr. Teresa Tatton
MBChB

Dr Teresa Tatton qualified with MBChB at the University of Stellenbosch in South Africa in 1997. She then worked in Namibia and rural South Africa gaining vast experience. This was followed by attaining the Advanced Cardiac, Paediatric and Trauma Life Support Certificates.

She then worked in Private hospitals in the UK whilst also fulfilling her passion for travel. She went back to Cape Town to work at the Red Cross Children's Hospital, and then A+E. This included stints as a flight doctor and a ship's doctor. After this it was time to settle down into full-time General Practice in an upmarket private practise in Cape Town, where she practised for 8 years before coming to the UK to continue work in A+E, health screening and General Practice.

Teresa joined Roodlane in May 2013. Her interests are preventative medicine for cardiovascular disease and diabetes, nutrition and women's health. In her free time she enjoys cycling and mountain biking, and has completed numerous cycle tours in Cape Town. She has two children and also has an interest in and knowledge of Autism Spectrum Disorders.

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Dermatology

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Dr. Mark Aitken
MB BS MSc MRCGP

Dr. Aitken qualified, with merit, from University College Hospital London in 1999. During his General Practice training he worked in the UK, New Zealand and Australia in fields including emergency, paediatrics, obstetrics & gynaecology, neonatology and general medicine.

After qualifying as a General Practitioner in 2005, he worked for two years as an army doctor, looking after soldiers and their families at a tank barracks in the South of England. This provided experience in sports medicine and occupational health. He obtained the MRCGP qualification in 2006 and subsequently spent four years working in Western Australia. Here he worked as a General practitioner, but also as a part time skin cancer physician after being awarded a certificate in Skin Cancer Surgery from the University of Queensland. Mark joined Roodlane in April 2011.

Other achievements include a Masters in Human Molecular Genetics and two published journal papers. He is married with two young children. Outside interests include windsurfing, woodwork and computing / photography.

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Dr. Peter MacFarlane
MB BCh BSc (Hons) Sports Science MBA MRCGP DOccMed

Peter graduated from the University of the Witwatersrand in 1987 and after postgraduate training spent time in Sports Medicine at Cape Town, where he obtained a BSc degree in Sports Science. He combined an interest in Sports Medicine with his General Practice in Cape Town over several years, attending to individuals and teams up to international level, and has toured with the South African cricket team.

He has worked in a wide range of positions in the UK since 2003, gaining experience in both NHS and private hospitals, general practice and other settings. He came to Roodlane after obtaining his MRCGP in 2009. Since working in the City, Peter has developed an interest in Occupational Medicine and obtained his Diploma in 2012.

He has developed an interest in sports medicine, mental health, dermatology and addictions. Outside interests include photography, Tai Chi and walking as well as sport in general.

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 Dr. Clive Forman
 MBBS DRCOG DOccMed

Clive qualified at Westminster Hospital in 1984, after which he gained experience in ENT surgery before completing his postgraduate general practice training in 1988.

The following seven years were spent as a GP in the NHS before returning to London to work in City based private practice where he has worked ever since. He has postgraduate qualifications in Obstetrics and Gynaecology as well as Occupational Medicine.

He has a wide range of interests including dermatology and musculoskeletal medicine. He is an approved examiner for Oil and Gas UK and Norwegian offshore workers.

Outside of medicine he enjoys outdoor pursuits including shooting, cycling and running.

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Dr. Niaz Khan
MBBS MRCGP PGDipClinDerm DRCOG DFSRH DOccMed

Niaz is passionate about delivering high quality and innovative care in General Practice. After graduating from Bart's and the London medical school in 2004, he worked in an extensive number of hospital specialties before completing his GP training at Kings College, attaining the MRCGP.

Over the past few years, he has gained extensive experience within General Practice as well as postgraduate teaching and GP training. He also held the post of regional lead for cancer in South London, and has developed a specialist interest in skin disorders, having recently been awarded a distinction for the London postgraduate dermatology diploma. Niaz joined General Medical Clinics in 2012, which merged with Roodlane Medical the following year.He then developed an interest in occupational medicine and obtained his diploma in 2014. He is an approved examiner for UK Oil & Gas medical examinations.

In his spare time, Niaz enjoys travelling, food and drink, long distance running and spending time with friends and family.

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Dr. Chirag Parikh
MB ChB FRCGP DCH DFSRH DGM DPD DOcc Med

Chirag qualified at Glasgow University Medical School in 1990, after which he gained experience in hospital general medicine before completing his postgraduate vocational general practice training in 1994.

The following 20 years were spent as a GP principal in the NHS before returning to London to work in City based private practice where he has worked ever since. He has postgraduate qualifications as a Fellow of the Royal College General Practitioners, Diploma in Sexual Health, Diploma in Child Health, Diploma in Dermatology, Diploma in Geriatric Medicine and Diploma in Occupational Medicine. He has a wide range of interests including dermatology and family medicine. He is an NHS GP appraiser and has been a GP trainer for 12 years.

He is married with 2 children. Outside of medicine he enjoys gardening, playing football, cricket, tennis, and chess.

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Family medicine

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Dr. Sally Harris
MB ChB DFFP

Sally was born and bred in Manchester. She studied medicine at Leicester Medical School and qualified with merit in 1997.

After qualification she did several years in hospital medicine gaining a wide range of experience in areas such as emergency medicine, dermatology, endocrinology, psychiatry and female health. She underwent her post-graduate GP training as part of the Oxford University scheme.

After obtaining her GP qualifications she worked in various areas including Glasgow and Cheshire before leaving to spend four years in Shanghai as a GP, where she gained wide experience in areas such as travel medicine, stress and depression and health issues related to an expatriate lifestyle.

She joined Roodlane in 2011. Special interests for Sally include mental health especially stress and depression, endocrinology and travel medicine. In her spare time she enjoys a range of outdoor sports and spending time with her family.

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Dr. Millie Saha
MBBS MRCGP DRCOG DFSRH MFHom DOccMed

Dr. Millie Saha graduated from Kings College School of Medicine and Dentistry in 1996. She developed a passion for holistic medicine whilst completing her post-graduate general practice training. In 2002 she obtained her MRCGP, passing with merit, and also achieved Membership of the Faculty of Homeopathy.

She then gained further experience in psychiatry whilst working in Australia. Upon returning to the UK in 2003 she resumed work as a London NHS GP and launched her own private integrated medicine practice. This ran until 2009, and was last based at The Hale Clinic.

During the latter part of her career Millie has developed as a conventional GP, with a broad skill base and an interest in clinical models. Her private work explored the concepts of integrating disciplines, multi-layered diagnosis and individualised care.

She has additional skills and diplomas in female health and occupational medicine. She moved completely into the private sector in 2011, working at the London Clinic before joining Roodlane in 2012.

Outside of work she is married with two daughters and an English Springer Spaniel. She has interests in health writing, travel, yoga and nutrition.

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 Dr. Fergus Leonard
 LRCP & SI MB Bch NUI, MRCS, MICGP, DCH

Fergus graduated from the Royal College of Surgeons in Dublin with an honours degree in 2002.

He began his medical career in Emergency Medicine rotating through several specialities including acute medicine, orthopaedics, paediatrics, neonatology and anaesthetics. He obtained his Membership to the Royal College of Surgeons in Edinburgh Faculty of Emergency Medicine in 2006 and his diploma in Child health in 2007. He then worked as an Emergency Department Registrar for several years before deciding his future lay in General Practice.

Fergus began a 4 year vocational training scheme in Dublin in 2009. During his GP training he rotated through many specialities including Palliative care, Paediatric Dermatology, Care of the Elderly and Psychiatry. He has a diploma in Minor surgery from the Irish College of General. He has also completed the British association of sexual health foundation and core courses on sexually transmitted infections. He obtained his Membership to the Irish College of General Practitioners in May 2012. He completed his GP scheme in July 2013 and subsequently moved to London, where he has been working at Roodlane medical ever since.

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Dr. Adriana Nastase
MD

Adriana graduated in 2001 from the University of Medicine and Pharmacy in Bucharest, Romania. She subsequently worked as junior doctor in community paediatrics in hospitals, schools and A & E. She then trained as GP and finished her vocational training in 2007.

She next worked in an occupational health department at a prestigious private medical clinic in Bucharest for a number of corporate clients. She developed an interest in Holistic medicine and studied to gain a Diplome de la Teraputic Homeopoathie (Boiron 2008)

In 2009 Adriana moved with her family to Birmingham (UK) where she worked in private hospitals and across the UK in post-operative care and oncology. In July 2013 she returned to preventative medicine and joined Roodlane as a health screening doctor based in the midlands.

She enjoys spending time with her family and Tibetan terrier and mountain trekking, orienteering and classical music. She is fluent in English, French, and Italian.

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Dr. Teresa Tatton
MBChB

Dr Teresa Tatton qualified with MBChB at the University of Stellenbosch in South Africa in 1997. She then worked in Namibia and rural South Africa gaining vast experience. This was followed by attaining the Advanced Cardiac, Paediatric and Trauma Life Support Certificates.

She then worked in Private hospitals in the UK whilst also fulfilling her passion for travel. She went back to Cape Town to work at the Red Cross Children's Hospital, and then A+E. This included stints as a flight doctor and a ship's doctor. After this it was time to settle down into full-time General Practice in an upmarket private practise in Cape Town, where she practised for 8 years before coming to the UK to continue work in A+E, health screening and General Practice.

Teresa joined Roodlane in May 2013. Her interests are preventative medicine for cardiovascular disease and diabetes, nutrition and women's health. In her free time she enjoys cycling and mountain biking, and has completed numerous cycle tours in Cape Town. She has two children and also has an interest in and knowledge of Autism Spectrum Disorders.

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Dr. Agne Zemaite
MD

Agne graduated from the Lithuanian University of Health Sciences in 2008. During her GP training she worked in variety of fields and she also worked in A&E for more than 4 years (mostly at weekends), where she developed her passion for emergency medicine and trauma.

After graduating in general practice in 2012 she worked as a GP in a surgery with 12 other doctors for two years. In 2014 Agne decided to move to the UK - her dream country - and joined Roodlane in January 2015.

Outside of medicine she enjoys travelling, spending time with family and friends. She is fluent in Lithuanian and English, and also speaks basic Russian.

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Dr. Colin Russell
MB ChB DRCOG

Colin graduated from Dundee University in 1982, following which he gained hospital experience in general medicine, psychiatry and infectious diseases before completing his GP training in 1986.

He then worked in a busy urban practice until leaving in 2013 having gained a wide range of GP experience. He joined Roodlane Glasgow office then, and continues to maintain his general skills by working in the Out of Hours service.

He has a particular interest in Men’s health and family medicine, particularly diabetes, and is an approved examiner for Oil & Gas UK offshore workers.

Out with medicine, he enjoys travel, music, sport and sipping good malt whisky.

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Dr. Patrick Heath
MBBS BMedSci MRCGP

Patrick studied here in London and qualified from Bart’s and Royal London in 2008.

He then worked as a junior doctor in Southend, Essex and before commencing training as a GP, he worked in the Emergency Department of one of the capital’s major trauma centres, The Royal London, dealing with both Adult and Paediatric Emergencies.

His road to becoming a GP started in mid-Sussex where he spent his time training at the Royal Sussex County and Princess Royal Hospitals. During this time he worked in various specialities including: Care of the elderly; Obstetrics and Gynaecology; Psychiatry; Emergency Medicine.

After achieving his MRCGP qualification in 2014 he moved to New Zealand’s North Island for a year. This brought about the opportunity to work in a high needs area with local Maori communities, focusing on sexual health, family medicine and chronic disease management.

He joined Roodlane in November 2015 and is enjoying settling back in to London life and adapting to the challenges that a diverse and dynamic population has to offer. His specialist interests include family medicine, sexual health, paediatrics, Men’s health, mental health, Travel medicine and sports medicine.

In his spare time he enjoys sporting activities, traveling and working as an expedition doctor in places such as Kilimanjaro and Everest Base camp.

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Dr. Rachel Jarvis
MBChB MRCGP DFSRH

Rachel was born and brought up in London. She studied medicine at the University of Sheffield, graduating in 2007. She completed her Foundation Training in Edinburgh and then went on to complete GP training in Somerset. During this time, she gained experience in emergency medicine, psychiatry and paediatrics.

Since 2012, she has worked in a wide range of GP practices across London before joining Roodlane in 2016. She has a particular interest in Women’s Health, having completed a diploma in family planning and sexual health.

Outside of medicine, Rachel is a keen violinist and regularly performs with the Covent Garden Chamber Orchestra. She also enjoys outdoor pursuits such as hiking and skiing.

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Family planning


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Dr. Sophia Shamshad
MBBS MRCGP

Sophia was born in London, and spent most of her schooling years in Kent as a pupil of the Rochester Grammar School for Girls. She moved back to London to study medicine and graduated from Barts and The London Medical School in 2010.

Her early post-graduate years were based in hospital, gaining experience in acute medicine, elderly care, gynecology, psychiatry, paediatrics and general surgery. She gained valuable experience on the NHS as a GP registrar. She went on to obtain her membership of the Royal College of General Practitioners in 2015.

Her interests include women’s health and elderly care; particularly enjoying management of chronic disease and pharmacology. Sophia joined Roodlane in 2016 and in her spare time enjoys going to the gym, socializing with her friends and travelling.

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Gastroenterology

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Dr. Colin Macdougall
MB ChB FRCP

Colin qualified in 1973 with an MBChB (Birmingham) after studying at the Godfrey Huggins School of Medicine in Salisbury, Rhodesia (now Zimbabwe). He began a career in hospital medicine in the UK and after becoming a Member of the Royal College of Physicians he studied gastroenterology in Perth, Western Australia. He returned to Zimbabwe in 1982 where he joined University as a Lecturer in the Department of Medicine.

He spent many years in Zimbabwe as a physician and gastroenterologist in private practice, and also spent time in Saudi Arabia. After finally leaving Zimbabwe in 1998, Colin worked as a locum Consultant Physician in Eastbourne for 18 months and then spent 2 years in a prestigious new private hospital in Riyadh where he helped establish the Department of Medicine and the Endoscopy Unit.

Colin has 25 years of experience in Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology and has worked in a great variety of geographical areas and different health systems. He has an interest in health screening, particularly for colon cancer, and has set up Executive Health programmes in Zimbabwe and Saudi Arabia.

Colin joined Roodlane in 2002 and we are delighted that he has decided to settle back in the UK and join our team, further broadening the services we are able to offer. Although based at Roodlane, he also consults at the Princess Grace Hospital and the City of London Medical Centre and he does endoscopy sessions at the Princess Grace and at London Bridge Hospital.

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Gynaecology

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Dr. Gavin Webb-Wilson
MA MB BChir MRCOG FAMS DOccMed
Associate Director

Gavin graduated from Cambridge and joined the original Lloyds practice in 1979 before becoming a founder partner of the present practice in 1991. He is involved in all aspects of City medicine with long-standing interests in stress related disorders and psychological medicine. He has particular expertise in the field of life and health insurance, specialising in disability assessment and high risk life underwriting. He is a Fellow of the Assurance Medical Society and chief medical officer to Scottish Re Insurance.

Gavin is also a specialist in gynaecology working from the practice at Roodlane Medical and London Bridge hospital. He is an approved examiner for the Maritime and Coastguard Agency under the Merchant Shipping Regulations for the UK and an approved examiner for Oil & Gas UK offshore workers.

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 Dr. Claire Braham
 MB BS BSc(Hons) MRCGP DCH DRCOG DFFP

Claire graduated from the Royal Free Hospital School of Medicine in 2000, having also completed an Intercalated BSc in human genetics during this time. She began her career in hospital medicine, working in a variety of areas including gastroenterology, a liver transplant unit, accident and emergency, psychiatry, paediatrics and obstetrics and gynaecology.

Since successfully obtaining her MRCGP in 2006, she has enjoyed a diverse career in general practice, working in inner city, urban and rural areas. She has developed a keen interest in teaching, having taught medical students from Imperial College and UCL Medical School as well as GP trainees.

Claire joined Roodlane in 2012 and combines the challenges of City work with out of hours GP cover, where she also continues to teach GP trainees. She has recently qualified as an appraiser and volunteers as a mentor for refugee doctors coming to work in the UK.

Her special interests include women's health, family planning and paediatrics. During her GP training, she gained the DFFP (diploma of the faculty of family planning, now the faculty of sexual and reproductive healthcare), DRCOG (diploma of the royal college of obstetricians and gynaecologists) and DCH (diploma in child health) which have assisted her in these fields.

Outside of work, Claire enjoys playing piano, photography, dance, theatre and travel, and is looking forward to learning to fly.

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Dr. Teresa Tatton
MBChB

Dr Teresa Tatton qualified with MBChB at the University of Stellenbosch in South Africa in 1997. She then worked in Namibia and rural South Africa gaining vast experience. This was followed by attaining the Advanced Cardiac, Paediatric and Trauma Life Support Certificates.

She then worked in Private hospitals in the UK whilst also fulfilling her passion for travel. She went back to Cape Town to work at the Red Cross Children's Hospital, and then A+E. This included stints as a flight doctor and a ship's doctor. After this it was time to settle down into full-time General Practice in an upmarket private practise in Cape Town, where she practised for 8 years before coming to the UK to continue work in A+E, health screening and General Practice.

Teresa joined Roodlane in May 2013. Her interests are preventative medicine for cardiovascular disease and diabetes, nutrition and women's health. In her free time she enjoys cycling and mountain biking, and has completed numerous cycle tours in Cape Town. She has two children and also has an interest in and knowledge of Autism Spectrum Disorders.

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Dr. Alexandra Hirst
MBBS BSc DFSRH DCH MRCGP

Alexandra graduated from Imperial College School of Medicine in London in 2004. During her subsequent GP training she gained experience in a variety of hospital fields including paediatrics, accident and emergency, palliative care, sexual health, and psychiatry. She obtained her membership to the Royal College of General Practitioners in 2008.

She went on to work at an inner city GP practice in London before relocating to Singapore. There she spent 2 years in the public sector followed by 2 years in the private sector. She has obtained the Diploma in Child Health and the Diploma of the Faculty of Sexual and Reproductive Healthcare.

She joined Roodlane Medical in November 2013 and has a particular interest in children's and woman's health. She is married with 2 children.

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Dr. Aketa Patel
MBBS BSc (hons) DRCOG MRCGP

Aketa graduated from University College London School of Medicine in 2008, having also completed an Intercalated BSc in Physiology and Pharmacology during this time.

Her medical career has been diverse; she began her career in hospital medicine, working in a wide variety of both medical and surgical fields including ENT, respiratory medicine, general surgery, care of the elderly and paediatrics. She then completed her GP training programme in London, gaining further experience in obstetrics and gynaecology, psychiatry, and orthopaedics and rheumatology.

Aketa is a Member of the Royal College of General Practitioners and holds the Diploma of the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecology.

Entering General Practice in 2011 has allowed Aketa to consolidate her knowledge and skills, as well as demonstrate her firm desire to provide a high quality of care to her patients and their families. She is a driven individual with a special interest in women's health, psychiatry, nutrition and preventative medicine. Her strong passion for teaching has been reflected by her contributions towards a published revision aid for medical final examinations.

Aketa has been working at Roodlane Medical since September 2013.

Aketa is married, and outside of work, she enjoys travelling, food and drink, charity work and spending time with her family and friends. She is also fluent in Gujarati and is happy to consult in this language.

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Dr. Agne Zemaite
MD

Agne graduated from the Lithuanian University of Health Sciences in 2008. During her GP training she worked in variety of fields and she also worked in A&E for more than 4 years (mostly at weekends), where she developed her passion for emergency medicine and trauma.

After graduating in general practice in 2012 she worked as a GP in a surgery with 12 other doctors for two years. In 2014 Agne decided to move to the UK - her dream country - and joined Roodlane in January 2015.

Outside of medicine she enjoys travelling, spending time with family and friends. She is fluent in Lithuanian and English, and also speaks basic Russian.

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Dr. Sophia Shamshad
MBBS MRCGP

Sophia was born in London, and spent most of her schooling years in Kent as a pupil of the Rochester Grammar School for Girls. She moved back to London to study medicine and graduated from Barts and The London Medical School in 2010.

Her early post-graduate years were based in hospital, gaining experience in acute medicine, elderly care, gynecology, psychiatry, paediatrics and general surgery. She gained valuable experience on the NHS as a GP registrar. She went on to obtain her membership of the Royal College of General Practitioners in 2015.

Her interests include women’s health and elderly care; particularly enjoying management of chronic disease and pharmacology. Sophia joined Roodlane in 2016 and in her spare time enjoys going to the gym, socializing with her friends and travelling.

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Men's health

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Dr. Lizelle Barkhuizen
MB ChB

Lizelle graduated from the University of Stellenbosch in the Tygerberg faculty in Cape Town in 1997. As an intern and community service medical officer in a rural hospital she gained experience in many fields of medicine and surgery including general medicine, paediatrics, trauma and primary and community care. She then continued to do a lot of work in oncology, including community outreach oncology work with the Red Cross and also primary care medicine in South Africa before moving to the UK in 2002.

She worked in several NHS hospitals and hospices in the UK gaining further experience in oncology and palliative care. Following this her interest in general practice grew and she moved into private practice first as a GP and later also as a health screening doctor. She has developed interests in lifestyle advice, including nutrition and exercise and preventative medicine with a focus on cancer screening. In my free time I enjoy challenging hikes, swimming, kayaking, mountain biking and travelling.

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 Dr. Fergus Leonard
 LRCP & SI MB Bch NUI, MRCS, MICGP, DCH

Fergus graduated from the Royal College of Surgeons in Dublin with an honours degree in 2002.

He began his medical career in Emergency Medicine rotating through several specialities including acute medicine, orthopaedics, paediatrics, neonatology and anaesthetics. He obtained his Membership to the Royal College of Surgeons in Edinburgh Faculty of Emergency Medicine in 2006 and his diploma in Child health in 2007. He then worked as an Emergency Department Registrar for several years before deciding his future lay in General Practice.

Fergus began a 4 year vocational training scheme in Dublin in 2009. During his GP training he rotated through many specialities including Palliative care, Paediatric Dermatology, Care of the Elderly and Psychiatry. He has a diploma in Minor surgery from the Irish College of General. He has also completed the British association of sexual health foundation and core courses on sexually transmitted infections. He obtained his Membership to the Irish College of General Practitioners in May 2012. He completed his GP scheme in July 2013 and subsequently moved to London, where he has been working at Roodlane medical ever since.

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Dr. Niaz Khan
MBBS MRCGP PGDipClinDerm DRCOG DFSRH DOccMed

Niaz is passionate about delivering high quality and innovative care in General Practice. After graduating from Bart's and the London medical school in 2004, he worked in an extensive number of hospital specialties before completing his GP training at Kings College, attaining the MRCGP.

Over the past few years, he has gained extensive experience within General Practice as well as postgraduate teaching and GP training. He also held the post of regional lead for cancer in South London, and has developed a specialist interest in skin disorders, having recently been awarded a distinction for the London postgraduate dermatology diploma. Niaz joined General Medical Clinics in 2012, which merged with Roodlane Medical the following year.He then developed an interest in occupational medicine and obtained his diploma in 2014. He is an approved examiner for UK Oil & Gas medical examinations.

In his spare time, Niaz enjoys travelling, food and drink, long distance running and spending time with friends and family.

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Dr.Reval Sukkhu
MBCHB DTM&H DOccMed

Reval is an experienced primary care & occupational physician particularly in energy, mining and infrastructure and was the Principal Occupational Physician in London for a global expatriation/oil and gas medical services provider before joining Roodlane. He has also worked for numerous London private practises and as a medical advisor to Transport for London-Occupational Health, French aid charity Medicines du Monde, and as an Immigration Panel Physician for the United States and Australian Governments. After graduating in 2000 he also worked for the Red Cross Flying Doctor Program in Southern and East  Africa. He holds specialist diploma’s in tropical medicine and hygiene and occupational medicine  from the Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine and Faculty of Occupational Medicine, London respectively. He is currently completing his membership of the Faculty of Travel Medicine (Glasgow).He is a registered physician with Oil and Gas UK. He is a Fellow of The Royal Society of Medicine.

Reval has special interests in occupational medicine (particularly the health of expats), travel and tropical medicine, mental health (he spent 3 years on the St Mary's Hospital/Imperial College Training Scheme in Psychiatry) and men’s health. He enjoys public speaking and has presented on various topics most recently on International Medical Risk to HR Directors at the Churchill War Rooms in London in 2012.

He is a keen historian, particularly the history of the British Empire & the East India Company. He also holds postgraduate certificates in Human Rights and Journalism from the LSE and London School of Journalism respectively.

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Dr. Colin Russell
MB ChB DRCOG

Colin graduated from Dundee University in 1982, following which he gained hospital experience in general medicine, psychiatry and infectious diseases before completing his GP training in 1986.

He then worked in a busy urban practice until leaving in 2013 having gained a wide range of GP experience. He joined Roodlane Glasgow office then, and continues to maintain his general skills by working in the Out of Hours service.

He has a particular interest in Men’s health and family medicine, particularly diabetes, and is an approved examiner for Oil & Gas UK offshore workers.

Out with medicine, he enjoys travel, music, sport and sipping good malt whisky.

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 Dr. Baldeep Bains
 MBChB MRCS MRCGP DAvMed DOccMed

Baldeep graduated from the University of Dundee, Scotland, in 1999. Whilst at university, he joined the Royal Navy as an officer cadet and thereafter decided to pursue a career in the military for the next 16 years.

After completing his year as a junior doctor, he commenced officer training at Britannia Royal Naval College.  Upon completion, he spent the next 3 years as General Duty Medical Officer in sea based deployments and conflict zones.

In Aug 2004, he started Basic Surgical Training in The Royal Centre of Defence Medicine Birmingham doing a variety of surgical specialities including Accident and Emergency, General Surgery, Plastic Surgery, Orthopaedic Surgery and Urology. He attained his Membership of the Royal College of Surgeons in 2006 and Certificate of Completion of Basic Surgical Training in 2007.

A change of heart resulted in a career transition from surgery to general practice in late 2007.  He completed his GP training in late 2009 attaining the Membership of Royal College of General Practitioners.  Thereafter he worked as GP in an initial recruit training centre, naval air station and the military headquarter.  He also worked 2 years as a lecturer in the RAF Centre of Aviation Medicine. While dealing with predominantly the 16 - 60 years old age bracket in the military, he has extensive experience with the very young and elderly via regular out of hours GP work with Devon Doctors initially and now Herts Urgent Care.  His other qualifications include the Diploma of Aviation Medicine and the Diploma of Occupational Medicine.  He has a strong interest in sports medicine, emergency care, altitude medicine and expeditionary medicine.

Baldeep is married, and outside of work, he enjoys fitness based activities, tennis, skiing, travelling, classic cars and theatre. Having grown up in Malaysia, he is multilingual and can converse in Malay and Mandarin with advance fluency and Hindi and Punjabi with elementary fluency.

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Dr. Patrick Heath
MBBS BMedSci MRCGP

Patrick studied here in London and qualified from Bart’s and Royal London in 2008.

He then worked as a junior doctor in Southend, Essex and before commencing training as a GP, he worked in the Emergency Department of one of the capital’s major trauma centres, The Royal London, dealing with both Adult and Paediatric Emergencies.

His road to becoming a GP started in mid-Sussex where he spent his time training at the Royal Sussex County and Princess Royal Hospitals. During this time he worked in various specialities including: Care of the elderly; Obstetrics and Gynaecology; Psychiatry; Emergency Medicine.

After achieving his MRCGP qualification in 2014 he moved to New Zealand’s North Island for a year. This brought about the opportunity to work in a high needs area with local Maori communities, focusing on sexual health, family medicine and chronic disease management.

He joined Roodlane in November 2015 and is enjoying settling back in to London life and adapting to the challenges that a diverse and dynamic population has to offer. His specialist interests include family medicine, sexual health, paediatrics, Men’s health, mental health, Travel medicine and sports medicine.

In his spare time he enjoys sporting activities, traveling and working as an expedition doctor in places such as Kilimanjaro and Everest Base camp.

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Mental health

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Dr. Nathan Curran
BMedSc(Hons) MB ChB DOccMed

Nathan completed his medical degree and qualified from the University of Stellenbosch, South Africa in 2002. During this time he also completed an intercalated honours degree in Human Genetics.

Following his studies, he went on to spend two years working at various training hospitals in South Africa, gaining invaluable experience in emergency medicine, trauma management, internal medicine, infectious diseases and paediatrics.

Since his move to the UK in 2005, he has been involved with renowned private UK psychiatric hospitals including the Woodbourne Priory, Birmingham and more recently, the Capio Nightingale Hospital, London. Nathan joined Roodlane in 2009 and has a special interest in general and preventative medicine and he recently obtained his diploma in Occupational Medicine.

Outside of work Nathan enjoys making music and cycling. He is a Certified Fitness Trainer and has a keen interest in nutrition and weight management. Nathan is passionate about wellness promotion and derives fulfilment from helping others achieve holistic and sustainable lifestyle change.

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Dr. Peter MacFarlane
MB BCh BSc (Hons) Sports Science MBA MRCGP DOccMed

Peter graduated from the University of the Witwatersrand in 1987 and after postgraduate training spent time in Sports Medicine at Cape Town, where he obtained a BSc degree in Sports Science. He combined an interest in Sports Medicine with his General Practice in Cape Town over several years, attending to individuals and teams up to international level, and has toured with the South African cricket team.

He has worked in a wide range of positions in the UK since 2003, gaining experience in both NHS and private hospitals, general practice and other settings. He came to Roodlane after obtaining his MRCGP in 2009. Since working in the City, Peter has developed an interest in Occupational Medicine and obtained his Diploma in 2012.

He has developed an interest in sports medicine, mental health, dermatology and addictions. Outside interests include photography, Tai Chi and walking as well as sport in general.

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Dr. Peter Williamson
MB BS MRCGP DOccMed
Associate Director

Peter trained at Guy's hospital in London and graduated in 1980. He then gained experience in a wide variety of hospital jobs including dermatology, respiratory medicine and gastroenterology before completing his general practice training in 1987.

Peter joined a practice in Maida Vale, West London where he cared for a wide variety of patients from a spectrum of different cultural and ethnic backgrounds, ultimately becoming senior partner there in 1995. During this time he was a GP trainer and Director of the Central London Out-of-Hours service.

He has worked on a part-time basis in the City since 1987 and with Roodlane since 1991. After several years of working in both the public and private sectors Peter decided that his future lay in the City and became a full-time partner in 1998. He has a wide range of medical interests particularly in dermatology, nutrition, psychological medicine and addictions.

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 Dr. Claire Braham
 MB BS BSc(Hons) MRCGP DCH DRCOG DFFP

Claire graduated from the Royal Free Hospital School of Medicine in 2000, having also completed an Intercalated BSc in human genetics during this time. She began her career in hospital medicine, working in a variety of areas including gastroenterology, a liver transplant unit, accident and emergency, psychiatry, paediatrics and obstetrics and gynaecology.

Since successfully obtaining her MRCGP in 2006, she has enjoyed a diverse career in general practice, working in inner city, urban and rural areas. She has developed a keen interest in teaching, having taught medical students from Imperial College and UCL Medical School as well as GP trainees.

Claire joined Roodlane in 2012 and combines the challenges of City work with out of hours GP cover, where she also continues to teach GP trainees. She has recently qualified as an appraiser and volunteers as a mentor for refugee doctors coming to work in the UK.

Her special interests include women's health, family planning and paediatrics. During her GP training, she gained the DFFP (diploma of the faculty of family planning, now the faculty of sexual and reproductive healthcare), DRCOG (diploma of the royal college of obstetricians and gynaecologists) and DCH (diploma in child health) which have assisted her in these fields.

Outside of work, Claire enjoys playing piano, photography, dance, theatre and travel, and is looking forward to learning to fly.

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Dr. Aketa Patel
MBBS BSc (hons) DRCOG MRCGP

Aketa graduated from University College London School of Medicine in 2008, having also completed an Intercalated BSc in Physiology and Pharmacology during this time.

Her medical career has been diverse; she began her career in hospital medicine, working in a wide variety of both medical and surgical fields including ENT, respiratory medicine, general surgery, care of the elderly and paediatrics. She then completed her GP training programme in London, gaining further experience in obstetrics and gynaecology, psychiatry, and orthopaedics and rheumatology.

Aketa is a Member of the Royal College of General Practitioners and holds the Diploma of the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecology.

Entering General Practice in 2011 has allowed Aketa to consolidate her knowledge and skills, as well as demonstrate her firm desire to provide a high quality of care to her patients and their families. She is a driven individual with a special interest in women's health, psychiatry, nutrition and preventative medicine. Her strong passion for teaching has been reflected by her contributions towards a published revision aid for medical final examinations.

Aketa has been working at Roodlane Medical since September 2013.

Aketa is married, and outside of work, she enjoys travelling, food and drink, charity work and spending time with her family and friends. She is also fluent in Gujarati and is happy to consult in this language.

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Dr. Nagete Boukhezra

Nagete was born and bred in Saint Etienne, France. She graduated in medicine from the university of Jean Monnet in 2008.

She then moved to Lyon to complete her training. She gained a wide experience of different specialities such as paediatrics, gynaecology, care of the elderly, psychiatry, accident and emergency and oncology. She completed her doctorate with honours from Lyon in 2013.

She started to work in different private clinics in Lyon as a GP. She also worked in a post-surgery rehabilitation centre.

She gained further experience in Paris where she worked in a private clinic specialising in oncology and palliative care.

She moved to London in 2014 and later that year she joined Roodlane.

Nagete has a special interest in mental health, preventative medicine, oncology and women’s health.

Outside of work, Nagete enjoys travelling, spending time with her family and friends.

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Dr.Reval Sukkhu
MBCHB DTM&H DOccMed

Reval is an experienced primary care & occupational physician particularly in energy, mining and infrastructure and was the Principal Occupational Physician in London for a global expatriation/oil and gas medical services provider before joining Roodlane. He has also worked for numerous London private practises and as a medical advisor to Transport for London-Occupational Health, French aid charity Medicines du Monde, and as an Immigration Panel Physician for the United States and Australian Governments. After graduating in 2000 he also worked for the Red Cross Flying Doctor Program in Southern and East  Africa. He holds specialist diploma’s in tropical medicine and hygiene and occupational medicine  from the Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine and Faculty of Occupational Medicine, London respectively. He is currently completing his membership of the Faculty of Travel Medicine (Glasgow).He is a registered physician with Oil and Gas UK. He is a Fellow of The Royal Society of Medicine.

Reval has special interests in occupational medicine (particularly the health of expats), travel and tropical medicine, mental health (he spent 3 years on the St Mary's Hospital/Imperial College Training Scheme in Psychiatry) and men’s health. He enjoys public speaking and has presented on various topics most recently on International Medical Risk to HR Directors at the Churchill War Rooms in London in 2012.

He is a keen historian, particularly the history of the British Empire & the East India Company. He also holds postgraduate certificates in Human Rights and Journalism from the LSE and London School of Journalism respectively.

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Dr. Patrick Heath
MBBS BMedSci MRCGP

Patrick studied here in London and qualified from Bart’s and Royal London in 2008.

He then worked as a junior doctor in Southend, Essex and before commencing training as a GP, he worked in the Emergency Department of one of the capital’s major trauma centres, The Royal London, dealing with both Adult and Paediatric Emergencies.

His road to becoming a GP started in mid-Sussex where he spent his time training at the Royal Sussex County and Princess Royal Hospitals. During this time he worked in various specialities including: Care of the elderly; Obstetrics and Gynaecology; Psychiatry; Emergency Medicine.

After achieving his MRCGP qualification in 2014 he moved to New Zealand’s North Island for a year. This brought about the opportunity to work in a high needs area with local Maori communities, focusing on sexual health, family medicine and chronic disease management.

He joined Roodlane in November 2015 and is enjoying settling back in to London life and adapting to the challenges that a diverse and dynamic population has to offer. His specialist interests include family medicine, sexual health, paediatrics, Men’s health, mental health, Travel medicine and sports medicine.

In his spare time he enjoys sporting activities, traveling and working as an expedition doctor in places such as Kilimanjaro and Everest Base camp.

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Nutrition

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Dr. Laura Munoz
MD

Laura qualified from the University of Paris in 1999 and she then completed her doctorate in medicine with honours in 2004 during which time she also obtained qualifications in nutrition and tobacco addiction.

She gained experience joining a busy family practice where she worked as a General Practitioner whilst doing night shifts at the local A&E. She also worked as project director for the French agency for smoking prevention, managing stop-smoking programs in work places. She had her own smoking cessation clinic and provided specialised advice and training to healthcare professionals.

She moved to London in 2007 with her young family, following which she started to work in a private clinic and in health screening. Laura joined Roodlane Medical in 2010.

Laura has a special interest in preventative medicine, nutrition, addictions and women's health. She has a multicultural background and is also fluent in Spanish, French and Italian.

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Dr. Harry Trakoshis
MB ChB MRCGP DOccMed
Chief Operating Officer

Harry graduated with distinction from the University of Cape Town, South Africa in 1989. He spent 18 months in postgraduate training posts at Grooteschuur hospital, following which he spent a fascinating year in Canada working with the rural flying doctor service; a perfect training ground to hone the skills of any doctor in dealing with the unexpected.

In 1992 he came to London where he worked in a variety of specialities in teaching hospitals before going on to complete specialist training in general practice and obtain his MRCGP. Harry joined Roodlane in July 2001 and became a partner in 2004. He was appointed to the board of directors in 2007.

Harry's background means that he has a wide range of medical interests including sports and exercise medicine, nutrition, sexual health and psychosexual medicine and is an approved examiner for Oil & Gas UK offshore workers.

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Dr. Peter Williamson
MB BS MRCGP DOccMed
Associate Director

Peter trained at Guy's hospital in London and graduated in 1980. He then gained experience in a wide variety of hospital jobs including dermatology, respiratory medicine and gastroenterology before completing his general practice training in 1987.

Peter joined a practice in Maida Vale, West London where he cared for a wide variety of patients from a spectrum of different cultural and ethnic backgrounds, ultimately becoming senior partner there in 1995. During this time he was a GP trainer and Director of the Central London Out-of-Hours service.

He has worked on a part-time basis in the City since 1987 and with Roodlane since 1991. After several years of working in both the public and private sectors Peter decided that his future lay in the City and became a full-time partner in 1998. He has a wide range of medical interests particularly in dermatology, nutrition, psychological medicine and addictions.

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Dr. Lizelle Barkhuizen
MB ChB

Lizelle graduated from the University of Stellenbosch in the Tygerberg faculty in Cape Town in 1997. As an intern and community service medical officer in a rural hospital she gained experience in many fields of medicine and surgery including general medicine, paediatrics, trauma and primary and community care. She then continued to do a lot of work in oncology, including community outreach oncology work with the Red Cross and also primary care medicine in South Africa before moving to the UK in 2002.

She worked in several NHS hospitals and hospices in the UK gaining further experience in oncology and palliative care. Following this her interest in general practice grew and she moved into private practice first as a GP and later also as a health screening doctor. She has developed interests in lifestyle advice, including nutrition and exercise and preventative medicine with a focus on cancer screening. In my free time I enjoy challenging hikes, swimming, kayaking, mountain biking and travelling.

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Dr. Millie Saha
MBBS MRCGP DRCOG DFSRH MFHom DOccMed

Dr. Millie Saha graduated from Kings College School of Medicine and Dentistry in 1996. She developed a passion for holistic medicine whilst completing her post-graduate general practice training. In 2002 she obtained her MRCGP, passing with merit, and also achieved Membership of the Faculty of Homeopathy.

She then gained further experience in psychiatry whilst working in Australia. Upon returning to the UK in 2003 she resumed work as a London NHS GP and launched her own private integrated medicine practice. This ran until 2009, and was last based at The Hale Clinic.

During the latter part of her career Millie has developed as a conventional GP, with a broad skill base and an interest in clinical models. Her private work explored the concepts of integrating disciplines, multi-layered diagnosis and individualised care.

She has additional skills and diplomas in female health and occupational medicine. She moved completely into the private sector in 2011, working at the London Clinic before joining Roodlane in 2012.

Outside of work she is married with two daughters and an English Springer Spaniel. She has interests in health writing, travel, yoga and nutrition.

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Dr. Teresa Tatton
MBChB

Dr Teresa Tatton qualified with MBChB at the University of Stellenbosch in South Africa in 1997. She then worked in Namibia and rural South Africa gaining vast experience. This was followed by attaining the Advanced Cardiac, Paediatric and Trauma Life Support Certificates.

She then worked in Private hospitals in the UK whilst also fulfilling her passion for travel. She went back to Cape Town to work at the Red Cross Children's Hospital, and then A+E. This included stints as a flight doctor and a ship's doctor. After this it was time to settle down into full-time General Practice in an upmarket private practise in Cape Town, where she practised for 8 years before coming to the UK to continue work in A+E, health screening and General Practice.

Teresa joined Roodlane in May 2013. Her interests are preventative medicine for cardiovascular disease and diabetes, nutrition and women's health. In her free time she enjoys cycling and mountain biking, and has completed numerous cycle tours in Cape Town. She has two children and also has an interest in and knowledge of Autism Spectrum Disorders.

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Dr. Aketa Patel
MBBS BSc (hons) DRCOG MRCGP

Aketa graduated from University College London School of Medicine in 2008, having also completed an Intercalated BSc in Physiology and Pharmacology during this time.

Her medical career has been diverse; she began her career in hospital medicine, working in a wide variety of both medical and surgical fields including ENT, respiratory medicine, general surgery, care of the elderly and paediatrics. She then completed her GP training programme in London, gaining further experience in obstetrics and gynaecology, psychiatry, and orthopaedics and rheumatology.

Aketa is a Member of the Royal College of General Practitioners and holds the Diploma of the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecology.

Entering General Practice in 2011 has allowed Aketa to consolidate her knowledge and skills, as well as demonstrate her firm desire to provide a high quality of care to her patients and their families. She is a driven individual with a special interest in women's health, psychiatry, nutrition and preventative medicine. Her strong passion for teaching has been reflected by her contributions towards a published revision aid for medical final examinations.

Aketa has been working at Roodlane Medical since September 2013.

Aketa is married, and outside of work, she enjoys travelling, food and drink, charity work and spending time with her family and friends. She is also fluent in Gujarati and is happy to consult in this language.

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Dr. Afsaneh Abedzadeh
MD PhD MRCGP (Int) MSc

Afsaneh graduated from the University of Medicine and Pharmacy in Timisoara, Romania in 1993 with distinction for her research dissertation in modern treatment of asthma. She then started working in cardiovascular basic research, following which she completed her PhD in medicine in 2001.

Gradually she developed interest in general practice and started four-year vocational training in general practice in 2003 in Dubai. During her GP training she rotated through many specialities including infectious diseases, paediatrics, gynaecology, general surgery, psychiatry, ENT, ophthalmology, dermatology, geriatrics and accident and emergency.

She successfully obtained her MRCGP international in 2007 following which she was appointed as an international examiner for the Royal Colleague of General Practitioners. Apart from her clinical work, she worked as head of a health centre and was involved in teaching medical students and GP trainees. To further broaden her experience in leadership and management she completed an MSc in healthcare management with the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland in 2010.

Afsaneh moved to London in 2011 with her young family, following which she started to work with NHS GP practices in Islington, North and East London. She has also worked with London deanery teaching communication skills. Afsaneh joined Roodlane Medical in 2013.

Afsaneh has a special interest in women health, paediatrics, preventative medicine, nutrition and coaching for health.

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Occupational health

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Dr. Robyn Bea Cohen
MB ChB DRCOG DOccMed

Robyn Cohen graduated from the University of Cape Town in 2002 with First Class Honours. At UCT she was actively involved for 5 years in the management committee of SHAWCO - student run mobile clinics in various townships.

Having worked in South Africa for a couple of years she moved to London where she has gained experience working in various hospital specialties.

She spent a year at Guys Drug Research Unit working in Pharmaceutical Research where she gained invaluable experience. Wanting to focus on individual patient care she began working as a Private GP in Central London at the beginning of 2007.

She joined Roodlane in January 2008 and her interests include General Medicine and Women's Health and has a post-graduate qualification from the Royal College of Obstetricians & Gynaecologists.

Robyn has a keen interest in all sports and has been a team doctor for various teams, traveling internationally with the South African Maccabi Team. Since joining Roodlane Robyn has also developed an active interest in occupational health.

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Dr. Kirstie Gibson
MB BS MSc MFOM

Kirstie qualified at Guy's hospital in 1988 and initially trained in General Practice in the Bournemouth area. In the early 1990s doctors were being encouraged to develop management skills and Kirstie completed a Masters degree in management at Southampton University and moved to a management role in private health insurance at Norwich Union Healthcare (now Aviva). In 1997 she moved to BUPA as an assistant medical director responsible for health screening.

In 2002 Kirstie returned to clinical work and trained as a specialist in occupational medicine at Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust gaining the accredited specialist qualification, MFOM, in 2006. She then worked for Capita Health and Wellbeing for 5 years on a variety of contracts in media, telecommunications, civil service, local authorities, NHS trusts, Banking and a large pension scheme.

Kirstie is committed to the specialty of occupational medicine and the wider remit of workplace health and wellbeing. She is experienced in assisting with managing complex work place situations and has an understanding of the currently challenging workplace environment. She has co-written a chapter in the book 'Understanding doctors performance' in the area of cognitive functioning.

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Dr. Karen Lindall
MBBS DFFP MRCP MSc MFOM(I)

Karen qualified at the Middlesex Hospital in 1987 and spent the next 5 years working at a variety of London Hospitals including Guys, St. Thomas', the Middlesex and University College Hospital whilst achieving her Membership of the Royal College of Physicians.

She moved to Bournemouth and into General Practice in 1992. Karen settled quickly into family life, bringing up four children and becoming Chairman of Governors of a small independent school, but also finding time to broaden her post-graduate education and train in acupuncture (1997). Karen offers this as a treatment alternative for a wide range of musculoskeletal and other conditions such as PMT, migraine and chronic headaches.

Whilst in practice on the South Coast, Karen also set up and ran a private Stress Management Clinic and became a partner in Prime Medical, a medical screening company. She has a Certificate in Stress Management and is an active member of the International Stress Management Association (MISMA).

Karen's background of general practice, stress management and health screening make her a perfect and welcome addition to the team of doctors at Roodlane. She returned to live in London and joined Roodlane in September 2004.

Specialist interests include Stress Management, Occupational Health, Family Planning and Acupuncture.

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Dr. Gill MacLeod
MB ChB MRCP ADOM
Chief Executive

Gill graduated at Bristol University and trained in hospital medicine and oncology in London until 1986, attaining membership of the Royal College of Physicians. She subsequently completed post-graduate training in general practice in north London. She spent 2 years in Africa working in primary care and infectious diseases before returning to the UK and joining the practice in 1991.

Gill developed her interest in occupational health, particularly in the context of the City environment and in the specialised field of psychosocial medicine and it's contribution to health problems in this environment. She has also devoted time to expanding her knowledge and expertise in medico legal issues.

She is a highly experienced lecturer and trainer with a strong interest in health education and health promotion within the working population.

She maintains an interest in women's health and complementary medicine and acupuncture. She is a member of the Society of Occupational Medicine and has post-graduate qualifications in Occupational Health.

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Dr. Conor McGarry
MB BCh BAO MRCS AFOM

Conor graduated from the Queen's University of Belfast in 1993, then progressing to complete post-graduate surgical training in England and Belfast where he also latterly undertook an MBA.

He moved to Leeds in 2005 to undertake specialist training in Occupational Medicine at Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust where he firstly undertook the Advanced Diploma in Occupational Medicine before attaining Affiliate status with the Faculty of Occupational Medicine of the Royal College of Physicians of London in 2009. He came to London in 2011 to join the team at Roodlane.

Conor has wide knowledge in his fields of particular interest including trauma and orthopaedics, acute and chronic musculoskeletal problems, ear nose and throat conditions and disorders of hearing and balance.

He is also extensively self-trained in certain aspects of information technology, particularly in database programming and administration which he has used to devise several bespoke applications for the purposes of continuous rolling clinical audit, compliance monitoring and client/patient feedback assimilation and analysis. These systems have formed the basis of a thesis Conor has recently completed and which he hopes will lead to his being awarded Membership status with the Faculty. He has a special interest in developing applications to improve both local and national clinical audit practices, and he was a member of the development group for the recent Health and Work Development Unit (HWDU) national audit which examined the implementation of NICE public health guidance for the workplace by NHS trusts.

Conor is married to Deborah and they have two children, Sarah and James.

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Dr. Sheena McRae
BSc MB BS MRCGP ADOM
Associate Director

Sheena joined Roodlane in the summer of 2000. She has an excellent pedigree in City medicine having previously spent six years looking after a broad range of both private patients and corporate clients within the City. She became a partner in 2003 and has brought considerable breadth to the practice spanning many fields.

Sheena trained at the Royal London and St. Mary's hospitals, where she gained a first class honours degree in Physiology. In addition she has further qualifications in family planning, aviation medicine and, of course, occupational health. Her experience covers interests including Accident & Emergency, paediatrics, obstetrics & gynaecology and orthopaedics.

Sheena is a keen outdoor sportswoman and, when not looking after patients, will be happy to take up a challenge in anything from clay pigeon shooting and skiing to sailing!

Sheena recently turned her interest to flying and is now a keen pilot. She has recently qualified as an Authorised Medical Examiner (AME). She can therefore undertake JAA and CAA Class 2 initial and Class 1 and Class 2 revalidation and renewal medicals.

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Dr. Harry Trakoshis
MB ChB MRCGP DOccMed
Chief Operating Officer

Harry graduated with distinction from the University of Cape Town, South Africa in 1989. He spent 18 months in postgraduate training posts at Grooteschuur hospital, following which he spent a fascinating year in Canada working with the rural flying doctor service; a perfect training ground to hone the skills of any doctor in dealing with the unexpected.

In 1992 he came to London where he worked in a variety of specialities in teaching hospitals before going on to complete specialist training in general practice and obtain his MRCGP. Harry joined Roodlane in July 2001 and became a partner in 2004. He was appointed to the board of directors in 2007.

Harry's background means that he has a wide range of medical interests including sports and exercise medicine, nutrition, sexual health and psychosexual medicine and is an approved examiner for Oil & Gas UK offshore workers.

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Dr. Gavin Webb-Wilson
MA MB BChir MRCOG FAMS DOccMed
Associate Director

Gavin graduated from Cambridge and joined the original Lloyds practice in 1979 before becoming a founder partner of the present practice in 1991. He is involved in all aspects of City medicine with long-standing interests in stress related disorders and psychological medicine. He has particular expertise in the field of life and health insurance, specialising in disability assessment and high risk life underwriting. He is a Fellow of the Assurance Medical Society and chief medical officer to Scottish Re Insurance.

Gavin is also a specialist in gynaecology working from the practice at Roodlane Medical and London Bridge hospital. He is an approved examiner for the Maritime and Coastguard Agency under the Merchant Shipping Regulations for the UK and an approved examiner for Oil & Gas UK offshore workers.

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Dr. Peter Williamson
MB BS MRCGP DOccMed
Associate Director

Peter trained at Guy's hospital in London and graduated in 1980. He then gained experience in a wide variety of hospital jobs including dermatology, respiratory medicine and gastroenterology before completing his general practice training in 1987.

Peter joined a practice in Maida Vale, West London where he cared for a wide variety of patients from a spectrum of different cultural and ethnic backgrounds, ultimately becoming senior partner there in 1995. During this time he was a GP trainer and Director of the Central London Out-of-Hours service.

He has worked on a part-time basis in the City since 1987 and with Roodlane since 1991. After several years of working in both the public and private sectors Peter decided that his future lay in the City and became a full-time partner in 1998. He has a wide range of medical interests particularly in dermatology, nutrition, psychological medicine and addictions.

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Dr. Peter MacFarlane
MB BCh BSc (Hons) Sports Science MBA MRCGP DOccMed

Peter graduated from the University of the Witwatersrand in 1987 and after postgraduate training spent time in Sports Medicine at Cape Town, where he obtained a BSc degree in Sports Science. He combined an interest in Sports Medicine with his General Practice in Cape Town over several years, attending to individuals and teams up to international level, and has toured with the South African cricket team.

He has worked in a wide range of positions in the UK since 2003, gaining experience in both NHS and private hospitals, general practice and other settings. He came to Roodlane after obtaining his MRCGP in 2009. Since working in the City, Peter has developed an interest in Occupational Medicine and obtained his Diploma in 2012.

He has developed an interest in sports medicine, mental health, dermatology and addictions. Outside interests include photography, Tai Chi and walking as well as sport in general.

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Dr. Millie Saha
MBBS MRCGP DRCOG DFSRH MFHom DOccMed

Dr. Millie Saha graduated from Kings College School of Medicine and Dentistry in 1996. She developed a passion for holistic medicine whilst completing her post-graduate general practice training. In 2002 she obtained her MRCGP, passing with merit, and also achieved Membership of the Faculty of Homeopathy.

She then gained further experience in psychiatry whilst working in Australia. Upon returning to the UK in 2003 she resumed work as a London NHS GP and launched her own private integrated medicine practice. This ran until 2009, and was last based at The Hale Clinic.

During the latter part of her career Millie has developed as a conventional GP, with a broad skill base and an interest in clinical models. Her private work explored the concepts of integrating disciplines, multi-layered diagnosis and individualised care.

She has additional skills and diplomas in female health and occupational medicine. She moved completely into the private sector in 2011, working at the London Clinic before joining Roodlane in 2012.

Outside of work she is married with two daughters and an English Springer Spaniel. She has interests in health writing, travel, yoga and nutrition.

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Dr.Reval Sukkhu
MBCHB DTM&H DOccMed

Reval is an experienced primary care & occupational physician particularly in energy, mining and infrastructure and was the Principal Occupational Physician in London for a global expatriation/oil and gas medical services provider before joining Roodlane. He has also worked for numerous London private practises and as a medical advisor to Transport for London-Occupational Health, French aid charity Medicines du Monde, and as an Immigration Panel Physician for the United States and Australian Governments. After graduating in 2000 he also worked for the Red Cross Flying Doctor Program in Southern and East  Africa. He holds specialist diploma’s in tropical medicine and hygiene and occupational medicine  from the Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine and Faculty of Occupational Medicine, London respectively. He is currently completing his membership of the Faculty of Travel Medicine (Glasgow).He is a registered physician with Oil and Gas UK. He is a Fellow of The Royal Society of Medicine.

Reval has special interests in occupational medicine (particularly the health of expats), travel and tropical medicine, mental health (he spent 3 years on the St Mary's Hospital/Imperial College Training Scheme in Psychiatry) and men’s health. He enjoys public speaking and has presented on various topics most recently on International Medical Risk to HR Directors at the Churchill War Rooms in London in 2012.

He is a keen historian, particularly the history of the British Empire & the East India Company. He also holds postgraduate certificates in Human Rights and Journalism from the LSE and London School of Journalism respectively.

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Orthopaedics

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Dr. Sheena McRae
BSc MB BS MRCGP ADOM
Associate Director

Sheena joined Roodlane in the summer of 2000. She has an excellent pedigree in City medicine having previously spent six years looking after a broad range of both private patients and corporate clients within the City. She became a partner in 2003 and has brought considerable breadth to the practice spanning many fields.

Sheena trained at the Royal London and St. Mary's hospitals, where she gained a first class honours degree in Physiology. In addition she has further qualifications in family planning, aviation medicine and, of course, occupational health. Her experience covers interests including Accident & Emergency, paediatrics, obstetrics & gynaecology and orthopaedics.

Sheena is a keen outdoor sportswoman and, when not looking after patients, will be happy to take up a challenge in anything from clay pigeon shooting and skiing to sailing!

Sheena recently turned her interest to flying and is now a keen pilot. She has recently qualified as an Authorised Medical Examiner (AME). She can therefore undertake JAA and CAA Class 2 initial and Class 1 and Class 2 revalidation and renewal medicals.

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Dr. Robert Swigelaar
MB ChB MSc Sports Medicine DOccMed

Robert graduated from the University of Stellenbosch (South Africa) in 1999. Following his studies he spent one year working at Tygerberg Hospital (a renowned teaching hospital) in Cape Town followed by a year in a rural hospital close to the Kruger National Park. He gained invaluable experience in different areas of medicine and obtained his ACLS (Advanced Cardiac Life Support) and PALS (Paediatrics Advanced Life Support) qualifications.

Robert then relocated to the UK in 2002 and initially worked in Oncology at Newcastle General Hospital. He then travelled between South Africa (where he worked as a GP) and the UK (where he worked in various private hospitals) for a period of 5 years before settling down in the UK. He joined the Nuffield Group in 2009 where he developed an interest in preventative medicine and health screening. He joined Roodlane in June 2011.

Robert is an avid sportsman and played Provincial (County) cricket in South Africa and still plays in the UK. This love of sport and exercise, spurred him on to complete a Masters Degree in Sports Medicine at the University of Pretoria, South Africa. He is also busy completing a Diploma in Orthopaedic Medicine through the Society of Orthopaedic Medicine (UK). He loves the outdoors, golf and particularly enjoys photography.

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 Dr. Clive Forman
 MBBS DRCOG DOccMed

Clive qualified at Westminster Hospital in 1984, after which he gained experience in ENT surgery before completing his postgraduate general practice training in 1988.

The following seven years were spent as a GP in the NHS before returning to London to work in City based private practice where he has worked ever since. He has postgraduate qualifications in Obstetrics and Gynaecology as well as Occupational Medicine.

He has a wide range of interests including dermatology and musculoskeletal medicine. He is an approved examiner for Oil and Gas UK and Norwegian offshore workers.

Outside of medicine he enjoys outdoor pursuits including shooting, cycling and running.

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 Dr. Fergus Leonard
 LRCP & SI MB Bch NUI, MRCS, MICGP, DCH

Fergus graduated from the Royal College of Surgeons in Dublin with an honours degree in 2002.

He began his medical career in Emergency Medicine rotating through several specialities including acute medicine, orthopaedics, paediatrics, neonatology and anaesthetics. He obtained his Membership to the Royal College of Surgeons in Edinburgh Faculty of Emergency Medicine in 2006 and his diploma in Child health in 2007. He then worked as an Emergency Department Registrar for several years before deciding his future lay in General Practice.

Fergus began a 4 year vocational training scheme in Dublin in 2009. During his GP training he rotated through many specialities including Palliative care, Paediatric Dermatology, Care of the Elderly and Psychiatry. He has a diploma in Minor surgery from the Irish College of General. He has also completed the British association of sexual health foundation and core courses on sexually transmitted infections. He obtained his Membership to the Irish College of General Practitioners in May 2012. He completed his GP scheme in July 2013 and subsequently moved to London, where he has been working at Roodlane medical ever since.

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Dr. Sigrid Harich
MD

Sigrid graduated from the Medical University of Graz, Austria in 2005. During her GP training in Austria she worked in a variety of fields including A+E, internal medicine, paediatrics, obstetrics, dermatology and surgery.

After qualifying as GP she went to work overseas for MSF/Doctors Without Borders and worked in Haiti and Ethiopia from 2010 to 2011 where she gained invaluable experience as GP and Medical Team Leader and was able to deepen her knowledge especially in paediatrics, tropical medicine, infectious diseases and trauma management.

She then worked in Lassnitzhoehe, Austria as ward physician in a hospital focused on orthopedics and neurological diseases.

After moving to London, Sigrid undertook a clinical attachment in a busy surgery in Soho and gained experience in the UK clinical practice. She joined Roodlane in 2014.

Sigrid has a wide range of interests within medicine; she has Diplomas in Emergency Medicine, Acupuncture and Pain Management and has several certificates in Internal Medicine, Alpine Medicine and Tropical Medicine. She has also a special interest in Orthopaedics and Women’s Health.

In her free time she enjoys to spend time with her family and friends, doing trekking, skiing, climbing and travelling.

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Dr. Agne Zemaite
MD

Agne graduated from the Lithuanian University of Health Sciences in 2008. During her GP training she worked in variety of fields and she also worked in A&E for more than 4 years (mostly at weekends), where she developed her passion for emergency medicine and trauma.

After graduating in general practice in 2012 she worked as a GP in a surgery with 12 other doctors for two years. In 2014 Agne decided to move to the UK - her dream country - and joined Roodlane in January 2015.

Outside of medicine she enjoys travelling, spending time with family and friends. She is fluent in Lithuanian and English, and also speaks basic Russian.

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 Dr. Baldeep Bains
 MBChB MRCS MRCGP DAvMed DOccMed

Baldeep graduated from the University of Dundee, Scotland, in 1999. Whilst at university, he joined the Royal Navy as an officer cadet and thereafter decided to pursue a career in the military for the next 16 years.

After completing his year as a junior doctor, he commenced officer training at Britannia Royal Naval College.  Upon completion, he spent the next 3 years as General Duty Medical Officer in sea based deployments and conflict zones.

In Aug 2004, he started Basic Surgical Training in The Royal Centre of Defence Medicine Birmingham doing a variety of surgical specialities including Accident and Emergency, General Surgery, Plastic Surgery, Orthopaedic Surgery and Urology. He attained his Membership of the Royal College of Surgeons in 2006 and Certificate of Completion of Basic Surgical Training in 2007.

A change of heart resulted in a career transition from surgery to general practice in late 2007.  He completed his GP training in late 2009 attaining the Membership of Royal College of General Practitioners.  Thereafter he worked as GP in an initial recruit training centre, naval air station and the military headquarter.  He also worked 2 years as a lecturer in the RAF Centre of Aviation Medicine. While dealing with predominantly the 16 - 60 years old age bracket in the military, he has extensive experience with the very young and elderly via regular out of hours GP work with Devon Doctors initially and now Herts Urgent Care.  His other qualifications include the Diploma of Aviation Medicine and the Diploma of Occupational Medicine.  He has a strong interest in sports medicine, emergency care, altitude medicine and expeditionary medicine.

Baldeep is married, and outside of work, he enjoys fitness based activities, tennis, skiing, travelling, classic cars and theatre. Having grown up in Malaysia, he is multilingual and can converse in Malay and Mandarin with advance fluency and Hindi and Punjabi with elementary fluency.

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Paediatrics

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 Dr. Claire Braham
 MB BS BSc(Hons) MRCGP DCH DRCOG DFFP

Claire graduated from the Royal Free Hospital School of Medicine in 2000, having also completed an Intercalated BSc in human genetics during this time. She began her career in hospital medicine, working in a variety of areas including gastroenterology, a liver transplant unit, accident and emergency, psychiatry, paediatrics and obstetrics and gynaecology.

Since successfully obtaining her MRCGP in 2006, she has enjoyed a diverse career in general practice, working in inner city, urban and rural areas. She has developed a keen interest in teaching, having taught medical students from Imperial College and UCL Medical School as well as GP trainees.

Claire joined Roodlane in 2012 and combines the challenges of City work with out of hours GP cover, where she also continues to teach GP trainees. She has recently qualified as an appraiser and volunteers as a mentor for refugee doctors coming to work in the UK.

Her special interests include women's health, family planning and paediatrics. During her GP training, she gained the DFFP (diploma of the faculty of family planning, now the faculty of sexual and reproductive healthcare), DRCOG (diploma of the royal college of obstetricians and gynaecologists) and DCH (diploma in child health) which have assisted her in these fields.

Outside of work, Claire enjoys playing piano, photography, dance, theatre and travel, and is looking forward to learning to fly.

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 Dr. Anup Mazumdar
 MB CHB (HONS), MRCGP, BSC (HONS) BMS/BUS

Before studying medicine Anup gained a degree in Biomedical Sciences with Business Studies, following which he did a year of research in neuropharmacology. He then qualified in medicine at Liverpool University, graduating in 2006. He subsequently gained experience in a wide variety of hospital jobs including respiratory medicine, cardiology, gastroenterology and paediatrics and emergency medicine.

He completed his general practice training in 2012. He worked in a practice in Kent for a year broadening his experience and he continues to do some out of hours sessions in Kent dealing with acute medical conditions. He joined Roodlane Medical in August 2013.

His interests include respiratory medicine, cardiology, paediatrics, and renal medicine. Outside of work he enjoys doing Taekwondo, playing and watching football and running.

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 Dr. Fergus Leonard
 LRCP & SI MB Bch NUI, MRCS, MICGP, DCH

Fergus graduated from the Royal College of Surgeons in Dublin with an honours degree in 2002.

He began his medical career in Emergency Medicine rotating through several specialities including acute medicine, orthopaedics, paediatrics, neonatology and anaesthetics. He obtained his Membership to the Royal College of Surgeons in Edinburgh Faculty of Emergency Medicine in 2006 and his diploma in Child health in 2007. He then worked as an Emergency Department Registrar for several years before deciding his future lay in General Practice.

Fergus began a 4 year vocational training scheme in Dublin in 2009. During his GP training he rotated through many specialities including Palliative care, Paediatric Dermatology, Care of the Elderly and Psychiatry. He has a diploma in Minor surgery from the Irish College of General. He has also completed the British association of sexual health foundation and core courses on sexually transmitted infections. He obtained his Membership to the Irish College of General Practitioners in May 2012. He completed his GP scheme in July 2013 and subsequently moved to London, where he has been working at Roodlane medical ever since.

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 Dr. Clive Forman
 MBBS DRCOG DOccMed

Clive qualified at Westminster Hospital in 1984, after which he gained experience in ENT surgery before completing his postgraduate general practice training in 1988.

The following seven years were spent as a GP in the NHS before returning to London to work in City based private practice where he has worked ever since. He has postgraduate qualifications in Obstetrics and Gynaecology as well as Occupational Medicine.

He has a wide range of interests including dermatology and musculoskeletal medicine. He is an approved examiner for Oil and Gas UK and Norwegian offshore workers.

Outside of medicine he enjoys outdoor pursuits including shooting, cycling and running.

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Dr. Robyn Bea Cohen
MB ChB DRCOG DOccMed

Robyn Cohen graduated from the University of Cape Town in 2002 with First Class Honours. At UCT she was actively involved for 5 years in the management committee of SHAWCO - student run mobile clinics in various townships.

Having worked in South Africa for a couple of years she moved to London where she has gained experience working in various hospital specialties.

She spent a year at Guys Drug Research Unit working in Pharmaceutical Research where she gained invaluable experience. Wanting to focus on individual patient care she began working as a Private GP in Central London at the beginning of 2007.

She joined Roodlane in January 2008 and her interests include General Medicine and Women's Health and has a post-graduate qualification from the Royal College of Obstetricians & Gynaecologists.

Robyn has a keen interest in all sports and has been a team doctor for various teams, traveling internationally with the South African Maccabi Team. Since joining Roodlane Robyn has also developed an active interest in occupational health.

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Dr. Sally Harris
MB ChB DFFP

Sally was born and bred in Manchester. She studied medicine at Leicester Medical School and qualified with merit in 1997.

After qualification she did several years in hospital medicine gaining a wide range of experience in areas such as emergency medicine, dermatology, endocrinology, psychiatry and female health. She underwent her post-graduate GP training as part of the Oxford University scheme.

After obtaining her GP qualifications she worked in various areas including Glasgow and Cheshire before leaving to spend four years in Shanghai as a GP, where she gained wide experience in areas such as travel medicine, stress and depression and health issues related to an expatriate lifestyle.

She joined Roodlane in 2011. Special interests for Sally include mental health especially stress and depression, endocrinology and travel medicine. In her spare time she enjoys a range of outdoor sports and spending time with her family.

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Dr. Millie Saha
MBBS MRCGP DRCOG DFSRH MFHom DOccMed

Dr. Millie Saha graduated from Kings College School of Medicine and Dentistry in 1996. She developed a passion for holistic medicine whilst completing her post-graduate general practice training. In 2002 she obtained her MRCGP, passing with merit, and also achieved Membership of the Faculty of Homeopathy.

She then gained further experience in psychiatry whilst working in Australia. Upon returning to the UK in 2003 she resumed work as a London NHS GP and launched her own private integrated medicine practice. This ran until 2009, and was last based at The Hale Clinic.

During the latter part of her career Millie has developed as a conventional GP, with a broad skill base and an interest in clinical models. Her private work explored the concepts of integrating disciplines, multi-layered diagnosis and individualised care.

She has additional skills and diplomas in female health and occupational medicine. She moved completely into the private sector in 2011, working at the London Clinic before joining Roodlane in 2012.

Outside of work she is married with two daughters and an English Springer Spaniel. She has interests in health writing, travel, yoga and nutrition.

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Dr. Laura Munoz
MD

Laura qualified from the University of Paris in 1999 and she then completed her doctorate in medicine with honours in 2004 during which time she also obtained qualifications in nutrition and tobacco addiction.

She gained experience joining a busy family practice where she worked as a General Practitioner whilst doing night shifts at the local A&E. She also worked as project director for the French agency for smoking prevention, managing stop-smoking programs in work places. She had her own smoking cessation clinic and provided specialised advice and training to healthcare professionals.

She moved to London in 2007 with her young family, following which she started to work in a private clinic and in health screening. Laura joined Roodlane Medical in 2010.

Laura has a special interest in preventative medicine, nutrition, addictions and women's health. She has a multicultural background and is also fluent in Spanish, French and Italian.

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Dr. Adriana Nastase
MD

Adriana graduated in 2001 from the University of Medicine and Pharmacy in Bucharest, Romania. She subsequently worked as junior doctor in community paediatrics in hospitals, schools and A & E. She then trained as GP and finished her vocational training in 2007.

She next worked in an occupational health department at a prestigious private medical clinic in Bucharest for a number of corporate clients. She developed an interest in Holistic medicine and studied to gain a Diplome de la Teraputic Homeopoathie (Boiron 2008)

In 2009 Adriana moved with her family to Birmingham (UK) where she worked in private hospitals and across the UK in post-operative care and oncology. In July 2013 she returned to preventative medicine and joined Roodlane as a health screening doctor based in the midlands.

She enjoys spending time with her family and Tibetan terrier and mountain trekking, orienteering and classical music. She is fluent in English, French, and Italian.

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Dr. Alexandra Hirst
MBBS BSc DFSRH DCH MRCGP

Alexandra graduated from Imperial College School of Medicine in London in 2004. During her subsequent GP training she gained experience in a variety of hospital fields including paediatrics, accident and emergency, palliative care, sexual health, and psychiatry. She obtained her membership to the Royal College of General Practitioners in 2008.

She went on to work at an inner city GP practice in London before relocating to Singapore. There she spent 2 years in the public sector followed by 2 years in the private sector. She has obtained the Diploma in Child Health and the Diploma of the Faculty of Sexual and Reproductive Healthcare.

She joined Roodlane Medical in November 2013 and has a particular interest in children's and woman's health. She is married with 2 children.

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Dr. Chirag Parikh
MB ChB FRCGP DCH DFSRH DGM DPD DOcc Med

Chirag qualified at Glasgow University Medical School in 1990, after which he gained experience in hospital general medicine before completing his postgraduate vocational general practice training in 1994.

The following 20 years were spent as a GP principal in the NHS before returning to London to work in City based private practice where he has worked ever since. He has postgraduate qualifications as a Fellow of the Royal College General Practitioners, Diploma in Sexual Health, Diploma in Child Health, Diploma in Dermatology, Diploma in Geriatric Medicine and Diploma in Occupational Medicine. He has a wide range of interests including dermatology and family medicine. He is an NHS GP appraiser and has been a GP trainer for 12 years.

He is married with 2 children. Outside of medicine he enjoys gardening, playing football, cricket, tennis, and chess.

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Dr. Afsaneh Abedzadeh
MD PhD MRCGP (Int) MSc

Afsaneh graduated from the University of Medicine and Pharmacy in Timisoara, Romania in 1993 with distinction for her research dissertation in modern treatment of asthma. She then started working in cardiovascular basic research, following which she completed her PhD in medicine in 2001.

Gradually she developed interest in general practice and started four-year vocational training in general practice in 2003 in Dubai. During her GP training she rotated through many specialities including infectious diseases, paediatrics, gynaecology, general surgery, psychiatry, ENT, ophthalmology, dermatology, geriatrics and accident and emergency.

She successfully obtained her MRCGP international in 2007 following which she was appointed as an international examiner for the Royal Colleague of General Practitioners. Apart from her clinical work, she worked as head of a health centre and was involved in teaching medical students and GP trainees. To further broaden her experience in leadership and management she completed an MSc in healthcare management with the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland in 2010.

Afsaneh moved to London in 2011 with her young family, following which she started to work with NHS GP practices in Islington, North and East London. She has also worked with London deanery teaching communication skills. Afsaneh joined Roodlane Medical in 2013.

Afsaneh has a special interest in women health, paediatrics, preventative medicine, nutrition and coaching for health.

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Dr. Davina Wilson
BA MB BS MRCGP DRCOG DFSRH

Davina graduated from Barts university receiving a first class honours in Medicine in 2008. She did her initial hospital training at St Mary's in Paddington (the hospital where she was born) and then went on to specialise in general practice gaining a place at one of the most highly sought after training schemes in London.

She has a special interest in psychiatry and women's health and she has a diploma from the Royal College of Obstetrics and Gynaecology and a diploma in Sexual health including her letter of competency for Coil fitting.

Davina works joined Roodlane in 2014 and continues to do some work for the NHS. She has also set up a beauty aesthetic clinic focusing on advanced non-surgical procedures.

Davina enjoys her varied career and in her spare time she loves to travel having visiting many countries around the world. She did voluntary work at the Mildmay HIV clinic in Uganda for 6 months during her training. She also loves extreme sports including scuba diving, white water rafting and skiing.

Finally, Davina has achieved diploma level at the Wine and Spirits Education Trust and she runs charity events on the art of wine and demystifying wine labels. She firmly believes in the medicinal qualities of a glass of red wine after a hard day!

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Dr. Sigrid Harich
MD

Sigrid graduated from the Medical University of Graz, Austria in 2005. During her GP training in Austria she worked in a variety of fields including A+E, internal medicine, paediatrics, obstetrics, dermatology and surgery.

After qualifying as GP she went to work overseas for MSF/Doctors Without Borders and worked in Haiti and Ethiopia from 2010 to 2011 where she gained invaluable experience as GP and Medical Team Leader and was able to deepen her knowledge especially in paediatrics, tropical medicine, infectious diseases and trauma management.

She then worked in Lassnitzhoehe, Austria as ward physician in a hospital focused on orthopedics and neurological diseases.

After moving to London, Sigrid undertook a clinical attachment in a busy surgery in Soho and gained experience in the UK clinical practice. She joined Roodlane in 2014.

Sigrid has a wide range of interests within medicine; she has Diplomas in Emergency Medicine, Acupuncture and Pain Management and has several certificates in Internal Medicine, Alpine Medicine and Tropical Medicine. She has also a special interest in Orthopaedics and Women’s Health.

In her free time she enjoys to spend time with her family and friends, doing trekking, skiing, climbing and travelling.

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Dr. Patrick Heath
MBBS BMedSci MRCGP

Patrick studied here in London and qualified from Bart’s and Royal London in 2008.

He then worked as a junior doctor in Southend, Essex and before commencing training as a GP, he worked in the Emergency Department of one of the capital’s major trauma centres, The Royal London, dealing with both Adult and Paediatric Emergencies.

His road to becoming a GP started in mid-Sussex where he spent his time training at the Royal Sussex County and Princess Royal Hospitals. During this time he worked in various specialities including: Care of the elderly; Obstetrics and Gynaecology; Psychiatry; Emergency Medicine.

After achieving his MRCGP qualification in 2014 he moved to New Zealand’s North Island for a year. This brought about the opportunity to work in a high needs area with local Maori communities, focusing on sexual health, family medicine and chronic disease management.

He joined Roodlane in November 2015 and is enjoying settling back in to London life and adapting to the challenges that a diverse and dynamic population has to offer. His specialist interests include family medicine, sexual health, paediatrics, Men’s health, mental health, Travel medicine and sports medicine.

In his spare time he enjoys sporting activities, traveling and working as an expedition doctor in places such as Kilimanjaro and Everest Base camp.

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Dr. Rachel Jarvis
MBChB MRCGP DFSRH

Rachel was born and brought up in London. She studied medicine at the University of Sheffield, graduating in 2007. She completed her Foundation Training in Edinburgh and then went on to complete GP training in Somerset. During this time, she gained experience in emergency medicine, psychiatry and paediatrics.

Since 2012, she has worked in a wide range of GP practices across London before joining Roodlane in 2016. She has a particular interest in Women’s Health, having completed a diploma in family planning and sexual health.

Outside of medicine, Rachel is a keen violinist and regularly performs with the Covent Garden Chamber Orchestra. She also enjoys outdoor pursuits such as hiking and skiing.

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Dr. Sophia Shamshad
MBBS MRCGP

Sophia was born in London, and spent most of her schooling years in Kent as a pupil of the Rochester Grammar School for Girls. She moved back to London to study medicine and graduated from Barts and The London Medical School in 2010.

Her early post-graduate years were based in hospital, gaining experience in acute medicine, elderly care, gynecology, psychiatry, paediatrics and general surgery. She gained valuable experience on the NHS as a GP registrar. She went on to obtain her membership of the Royal College of General Practitioners in 2015.

Her interests include women’s health and elderly care; particularly enjoying management of chronic disease and pharmacology. Sophia joined Roodlane in 2016 and in her spare time enjoys going to the gym, socializing with her friends and travelling.

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Psychology

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Dr. Nathan Curran
BMedSc(Hons) MB ChB DOccMed

Nathan completed his medical degree and qualified from the University of Stellenbosch, South Africa in 2002. During this time he also completed an intercalated honours degree in Human Genetics.

Following his studies, he went on to spend two years working at various training hospitals in South Africa, gaining invaluable experience in emergency medicine, trauma management, internal medicine, infectious diseases and paediatrics.

Since his move to the UK in 2005, he has been involved with renowned private UK psychiatric hospitals including the Woodbourne Priory, Birmingham and more recently, the Capio Nightingale Hospital, London. Nathan joined Roodlane in 2009 and has a special interest in general and preventative medicine and he recently obtained his diploma in Occupational Medicine.

Outside of work Nathan enjoys making music and cycling. He is a Certified Fitness Trainer and has a keen interest in nutrition and weight management. Nathan is passionate about wellness promotion and derives fulfilment from helping others achieve holistic and sustainable lifestyle change.

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Dr. Peter Williamson
MB BS MRCGP DOccMed
Associate Director

Peter trained at Guy's hospital in London and graduated in 1980. He then gained experience in a wide variety of hospital jobs including dermatology, respiratory medicine and gastroenterology before completing his general practice training in 1987.

Peter joined a practice in Maida Vale, West London where he cared for a wide variety of patients from a spectrum of different cultural and ethnic backgrounds, ultimately becoming senior partner there in 1995. During this time he was a GP trainer and Director of the Central London Out-of-Hours service.

He has worked on a part-time basis in the City since 1987 and with Roodlane since 1991. After several years of working in both the public and private sectors Peter decided that his future lay in the City and became a full-time partner in 1998. He has a wide range of medical interests particularly in dermatology, nutrition, psychological medicine and addictions.

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Dr. Suzanne Halliday
MB ChB

Suzanne was born and bred in London, and trained at the Royal Free Hospital, School of Medicine in Hampstead. Suzanne qualified in 1984, then spent 4 years specialising in psychiatry on a rotation based in Wiltshire. She then spent a further 3 years training to be a General Practitioner, before moving back to London in 1991, to work in Fulham for an NHS practice, which had been run by her father for 40 years!

She continued to work as a GP in Fulham until October 2007 when she joined the Canary Wharf team.

She has a special interest in mental health and women's health. She is a keen bridge player and also enjoys outdoor sports including sailing, water skiing, playing tennis, skiing and travelling.

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 Dr. Victoria Lyons
 BMed Sci (hons) BMBS DFFP

Victoria Lyons qualified from Nottingham University Medical School in 1991 having also gained a BMedSci ( hons) in Pharmacology and Physiology.

She completed her GP training in Bath and then moved to London and since 1996 has worked in the City in private corporate medicine.

She worked for the private healthcare providers Barbican Health and BUPA before moving in house for an investment bank and a City law firm. After a short career break to have a family, she joined General Medical Clinics where she has worked until the organisation merged with RoodLane Medical in 2013.

Victoria has over 15 years experience of providing private primary care in the corporate setting. She has particular interest in Women's Health, Preventative Medicine and Mental Health problems, especially stress, depression and anxiety.

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Dr. Davina Wilson
BA MB BS MRCGP DRCOG DFSRH

Davina graduated from Barts university receiving a first class honours in Medicine in 2008. She did her initial hospital training at St Mary's in Paddington (the hospital where she was born) and then went on to specialise in general practice gaining a place at one of the most highly sought after training schemes in London.

She has a special interest in psychiatry and women's health and she has a diploma from the Royal College of Obstetrics and Gynaecology and a diploma in Sexual health including her letter of competency for Coil fitting.

Davina works joined Roodlane in 2014 and continues to do some work for the NHS. She has also set up a beauty aesthetic clinic focusing on advanced non-surgical procedures.

Davina enjoys her varied career and in her spare time she loves to travel having visiting many countries around the world. She did voluntary work at the Mildmay HIV clinic in Uganda for 6 months during her training. She also loves extreme sports including scuba diving, white water rafting and skiing.

Finally, Davina has achieved diploma level at the Wine and Spirits Education Trust and she runs charity events on the art of wine and demystifying wine labels. She firmly believes in the medicinal qualities of a glass of red wine after a hard day!

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Psychosocial medicine

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Dr. Gill MacLeod
MB ChB MRCP ADOM
Chief Executive

Gill graduated at Bristol University and trained in hospital medicine and oncology in London until 1986, attaining membership of the Royal College of Physicians. She subsequently completed post-graduate training in general practice in north London. She spent 2 years in Africa working in primary care and infectious diseases before returning to the UK and joining the practice in 1991.

Gill developed her interest in occupational health, particularly in the context of the City environment and in the specialised field of psychosocial medicine and it's contribution to health problems in this environment. She has also devoted time to expanding her knowledge and expertise in medico legal issues.

She is a highly experienced lecturer and trainer with a strong interest in health education and health promotion within the working population.

She maintains an interest in women's health and complementary medicine and acupuncture. She is a member of the Society of Occupational Medicine and has post-graduate qualifications in Occupational Health.

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Sexual health

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Dr. Harry Trakoshis
MB ChB MRCGP DOccMed
Chief Operating Officer

Harry graduated with distinction from the University of Cape Town, South Africa in 1989. He spent 18 months in postgraduate training posts at Grooteschuur hospital, following which he spent a fascinating year in Canada working with the rural flying doctor service; a perfect training ground to hone the skills of any doctor in dealing with the unexpected.

In 1992 he came to London where he worked in a variety of specialities in teaching hospitals before going on to complete specialist training in general practice and obtain his MRCGP. Harry joined Roodlane in July 2001 and became a partner in 2004. He was appointed to the board of directors in 2007.

Harry's background means that he has a wide range of medical interests including sports and exercise medicine, nutrition, sexual health and psychosexual medicine and is an approved examiner for Oil & Gas UK offshore workers.

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Dr. Millie Saha
MBBS MRCGP DRCOG DFSRH MFHom DOccMed

Dr. Millie Saha graduated from Kings College School of Medicine and Dentistry in 1996. She developed a passion for holistic medicine whilst completing her post-graduate general practice training. In 2002 she obtained her MRCGP, passing with merit, and also achieved Membership of the Faculty of Homeopathy.

She then gained further experience in psychiatry whilst working in Australia. Upon returning to the UK in 2003 she resumed work as a London NHS GP and launched her own private integrated medicine practice. This ran until 2009, and was last based at The Hale Clinic.

During the latter part of her career Millie has developed as a conventional GP, with a broad skill base and an interest in clinical models. Her private work explored the concepts of integrating disciplines, multi-layered diagnosis and individualised care.

She has additional skills and diplomas in female health and occupational medicine. She moved completely into the private sector in 2011, working at the London Clinic before joining Roodlane in 2012.

Outside of work she is married with two daughters and an English Springer Spaniel. She has interests in health writing, travel, yoga and nutrition.

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 Dr. Claire Braham
 MB BS BSc(Hons) MRCGP DCH DRCOG DFFP

Claire graduated from the Royal Free Hospital School of Medicine in 2000, having also completed an Intercalated BSc in human genetics during this time. She began her career in hospital medicine, working in a variety of areas including gastroenterology, a liver transplant unit, accident and emergency, psychiatry, paediatrics and obstetrics and gynaecology.

Since successfully obtaining her MRCGP in 2006, she has enjoyed a diverse career in general practice, working in inner city, urban and rural areas. She has developed a keen interest in teaching, having taught medical students from Imperial College and UCL Medical School as well as GP trainees.

Claire joined Roodlane in 2012 and combines the challenges of City work with out of hours GP cover, where she also continues to teach GP trainees. She has recently qualified as an appraiser and volunteers as a mentor for refugee doctors coming to work in the UK.

Her special interests include women's health, family planning and paediatrics. During her GP training, she gained the DFFP (diploma of the faculty of family planning, now the faculty of sexual and reproductive healthcare), DRCOG (diploma of the royal college of obstetricians and gynaecologists) and DCH (diploma in child health) which have assisted her in these fields.

Outside of work, Claire enjoys playing piano, photography, dance, theatre and travel, and is looking forward to learning to fly.

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 Dr. Fergus Leonard
 LRCP & SI MB Bch NUI, MRCS, MICGP, DCH

Fergus graduated from the Royal College of Surgeons in Dublin with an honours degree in 2002.

He began his medical career in Emergency Medicine rotating through several specialities including acute medicine, orthopaedics, paediatrics, neonatology and anaesthetics. He obtained his Membership to the Royal College of Surgeons in Edinburgh Faculty of Emergency Medicine in 2006 and his diploma in Child health in 2007. He then worked as an Emergency Department Registrar for several years before deciding his future lay in General Practice.

Fergus began a 4 year vocational training scheme in Dublin in 2009. During his GP training he rotated through many specialities including Palliative care, Paediatric Dermatology, Care of the Elderly and Psychiatry. He has a diploma in Minor surgery from the Irish College of General. He has also completed the British association of sexual health foundation and core courses on sexually transmitted infections. He obtained his Membership to the Irish College of General Practitioners in May 2012. He completed his GP scheme in July 2013 and subsequently moved to London, where he has been working at Roodlane medical ever since.

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Dr. Niaz Khan
MBBS MRCGP PGDipClinDerm DRCOG DFSRH DOccMed

Niaz is passionate about delivering high quality and innovative care in General Practice. After graduating from Bart's and the London medical school in 2004, he worked in an extensive number of hospital specialties before completing his GP training at Kings College, attaining the MRCGP.

Over the past few years, he has gained extensive experience within General Practice as well as postgraduate teaching and GP training. He also held the post of regional lead for cancer in South London, and has developed a specialist interest in skin disorders, having recently been awarded a distinction for the London postgraduate dermatology diploma. Niaz joined General Medical Clinics in 2012, which merged with Roodlane Medical the following year.He then developed an interest in occupational medicine and obtained his diploma in 2014. He is an approved examiner for UK Oil & Gas medical examinations.

In his spare time, Niaz enjoys travelling, food and drink, long distance running and spending time with friends and family.

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Dr. Chirag Parikh
MB ChB FRCGP DCH DFSRH DGM DPD DOcc Med

Chirag qualified at Glasgow University Medical School in 1990, after which he gained experience in hospital general medicine before completing his postgraduate vocational general practice training in 1994.

The following 20 years were spent as a GP principal in the NHS before returning to London to work in City based private practice where he has worked ever since. He has postgraduate qualifications as a Fellow of the Royal College General Practitioners, Diploma in Sexual Health, Diploma in Child Health, Diploma in Dermatology, Diploma in Geriatric Medicine and Diploma in Occupational Medicine. He has a wide range of interests including dermatology and family medicine. He is an NHS GP appraiser and has been a GP trainer for 12 years.

He is married with 2 children. Outside of medicine he enjoys gardening, playing football, cricket, tennis, and chess.

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Dr. Davina Wilson
BA MB BS MRCGP DRCOG DFSRH

Davina graduated from Barts university receiving a first class honours in Medicine in 2008. She did her initial hospital training at St Mary's in Paddington (the hospital where she was born) and then went on to specialise in general practice gaining a place at one of the most highly sought after training schemes in London.

She has a special interest in psychiatry and women's health and she has a diploma from the Royal College of Obstetrics and Gynaecology and a diploma in Sexual health including her letter of competency for Coil fitting.

Davina works joined Roodlane in 2014 and continues to do some work for the NHS. She has also set up a beauty aesthetic clinic focusing on advanced non-surgical procedures.

Davina enjoys her varied career and in her spare time she loves to travel having visiting many countries around the world. She did voluntary work at the Mildmay HIV clinic in Uganda for 6 months during her training. She also loves extreme sports including scuba diving, white water rafting and skiing.

Finally, Davina has achieved diploma level at the Wine and Spirits Education Trust and she runs charity events on the art of wine and demystifying wine labels. She firmly believes in the medicinal qualities of a glass of red wine after a hard day!

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Dr. Agne Zemaite
MD

Agne graduated from the Lithuanian University of Health Sciences in 2008. During her GP training she worked in variety of fields and she also worked in A&E for more than 4 years (mostly at weekends), where she developed her passion for emergency medicine and trauma.

After graduating in general practice in 2012 she worked as a GP in a surgery with 12 other doctors for two years. In 2014 Agne decided to move to the UK - her dream country - and joined Roodlane in January 2015.

Outside of medicine she enjoys travelling, spending time with family and friends. She is fluent in Lithuanian and English, and also speaks basic Russian.

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Dr.Reval Sukkhu
MBCHB DTM&H DOccMed

Reval is an experienced primary care & occupational physician particularly in energy, mining and infrastructure and was the Principal Occupational Physician in London for a global expatriation/oil and gas medical services provider before joining Roodlane. He has also worked for numerous London private practises and as a medical advisor to Transport for London-Occupational Health, French aid charity Medicines du Monde, and as an Immigration Panel Physician for the United States and Australian Governments. After graduating in 2000 he also worked for the Red Cross Flying Doctor Program in Southern and East  Africa. He holds specialist diploma’s in tropical medicine and hygiene and occupational medicine  from the Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine and Faculty of Occupational Medicine, London respectively. He is currently completing his membership of the Faculty of Travel Medicine (Glasgow).He is a registered physician with Oil and Gas UK. He is a Fellow of The Royal Society of Medicine.

Reval has special interests in occupational medicine (particularly the health of expats), travel and tropical medicine, mental health (he spent 3 years on the St Mary's Hospital/Imperial College Training Scheme in Psychiatry) and men’s health. He enjoys public speaking and has presented on various topics most recently on International Medical Risk to HR Directors at the Churchill War Rooms in London in 2012.

He is a keen historian, particularly the history of the British Empire & the East India Company. He also holds postgraduate certificates in Human Rights and Journalism from the LSE and London School of Journalism respectively.

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Dr. Patrick Heath
MBBS BMedSci MRCGP

Patrick studied here in London and qualified from Bart’s and Royal London in 2008.

He then worked as a junior doctor in Southend, Essex and before commencing training as a GP, he worked in the Emergency Department of one of the capital’s major trauma centres, The Royal London, dealing with both Adult and Paediatric Emergencies.

His road to becoming a GP started in mid-Sussex where he spent his time training at the Royal Sussex County and Princess Royal Hospitals. During this time he worked in various specialities including: Care of the elderly; Obstetrics and Gynaecology; Psychiatry; Emergency Medicine.

After achieving his MRCGP qualification in 2014 he moved to New Zealand’s North Island for a year. This brought about the opportunity to work in a high needs area with local Maori communities, focusing on sexual health, family medicine and chronic disease management.

He joined Roodlane in November 2015 and is enjoying settling back in to London life and adapting to the challenges that a diverse and dynamic population has to offer. His specialist interests include family medicine, sexual health, paediatrics, Men’s health, mental health, Travel medicine and sports medicine.

In his spare time he enjoys sporting activities, traveling and working as an expedition doctor in places such as Kilimanjaro and Everest Base camp.

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Sports medicine

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Dr. Mark Aitken
MB BS MSc MRCGP

Dr. Aitken qualified, with merit, from University College Hospital London in 1999. During his General Practice training he worked in the UK, New Zealand and Australia in fields including emergency, paediatrics, obstetrics & gynaecology, neonatology and general medicine.

After qualifying as a General Practitioner in 2005, he worked for two years as an army doctor, looking after soldiers and their families at a tank barracks in the South of England. This provided experience in sports medicine and occupational health. He obtained the MRCGP qualification in 2006 and subsequently spent four years working in Western Australia. Here he worked as a General practitioner, but also as a part time skin cancer physician after being awarded a certificate in Skin Cancer Surgery from the University of Queensland. Mark joined Roodlane in April 2011.

Other achievements include a Masters in Human Molecular Genetics and two published journal papers. He is married with two young children. Outside interests include windsurfing, woodwork and computing / photography.

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Dr. Malcolm Cunard
MB ChB DCH

Malcolm joined Roodlane in 2007 after many years as a managing partner in another private City based practice. He brings with him years of experience in the field of corporate medicine and general practice and is highly respected within the City.

He graduated from the University of Cape Town. He did postgraduate work in paediatrics and had the enviable position of working with researchers such as Professor Chris Barnard , famous for carrying out the first heart transplant.

He has developed interests in corporate health, sports medicine and medical insurance underwriting. His outside interests include running and tennis as well as following international rugby and cricket.

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Dr. Peter MacFarlane
MB BCh BSc (Hons) Sports Science MBA MRCGP DOccMed

Peter graduated from the University of the Witwatersrand in 1987 and after postgraduate training spent time in Sports Medicine at Cape Town, where he obtained a BSc degree in Sports Science. He combined an interest in Sports Medicine with his General Practice in Cape Town over several years, attending to individuals and teams up to international level, and has toured with the South African cricket team.

He has worked in a wide range of positions in the UK since 2003, gaining experience in both NHS and private hospitals, general practice and other settings. He came to Roodlane after obtaining his MRCGP in 2009. Since working in the City, Peter has developed an interest in Occupational Medicine and obtained his Diploma in 2012.

He has developed an interest in sports medicine, mental health, dermatology and addictions. Outside interests include photography, Tai Chi and walking as well as sport in general.

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Dr. Robert Swigelaar
MB ChB MSc Sports Medicine DOccMed

Robert graduated from the University of Stellenbosch (South Africa) in 1999. Following his studies he spent one year working at Tygerberg Hospital (a renowned teaching hospital) in Cape Town followed by a year in a rural hospital close to the Kruger National Park. He gained invaluable experience in different areas of medicine and obtained his ACLS (Advanced Cardiac Life Support) and PALS (Paediatrics Advanced Life Support) qualifications.

Robert then relocated to the UK in 2002 and initially worked in Oncology at Newcastle General Hospital. He then travelled between South Africa (where he worked as a GP) and the UK (where he worked in various private hospitals) for a period of 5 years before settling down in the UK. He joined the Nuffield Group in 2009 where he developed an interest in preventative medicine and health screening. He joined Roodlane in June 2011.

Robert is an avid sportsman and played Provincial (County) cricket in South Africa and still plays in the UK. This love of sport and exercise, spurred him on to complete a Masters Degree in Sports Medicine at the University of Pretoria, South Africa. He is also busy completing a Diploma in Orthopaedic Medicine through the Society of Orthopaedic Medicine (UK). He loves the outdoors, golf and particularly enjoys photography.

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Dr. Harry Trakoshis
MB ChB MRCGP DOccMed
Chief Operating Officer

Harry graduated with distinction from the University of Cape Town, South Africa in 1989. He spent 18 months in postgraduate training posts at Grooteschuur hospital, following which he spent a fascinating year in Canada working with the rural flying doctor service; a perfect training ground to hone the skills of any doctor in dealing with the unexpected.

In 1992 he came to London where he worked in a variety of specialities in teaching hospitals before going on to complete specialist training in general practice and obtain his MRCGP. Harry joined Roodlane in July 2001 and became a partner in 2004. He was appointed to the board of directors in 2007.

Harry's background means that he has a wide range of medical interests including sports and exercise medicine, nutrition, sexual health and psychosexual medicine and is an approved examiner for Oil & Gas UK offshore workers.

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 Dr. Baldeep Bains
 MBChB MRCS MRCGP DAvMed DOccMed

Baldeep graduated from the University of Dundee, Scotland, in 1999. Whilst at university, he joined the Royal Navy as an officer cadet and thereafter decided to pursue a career in the military for the next 16 years.

After completing his year as a junior doctor, he commenced officer training at Britannia Royal Naval College.  Upon completion, he spent the next 3 years as General Duty Medical Officer in sea based deployments and conflict zones.

In Aug 2004, he started Basic Surgical Training in The Royal Centre of Defence Medicine Birmingham doing a variety of surgical specialities including Accident and Emergency, General Surgery, Plastic Surgery, Orthopaedic Surgery and Urology. He attained his Membership of the Royal College of Surgeons in 2006 and Certificate of Completion of Basic Surgical Training in 2007.

A change of heart resulted in a career transition from surgery to general practice in late 2007.  He completed his GP training in late 2009 attaining the Membership of Royal College of General Practitioners.  Thereafter he worked as GP in an initial recruit training centre, naval air station and the military headquarter.  He also worked 2 years as a lecturer in the RAF Centre of Aviation Medicine. While dealing with predominantly the 16 - 60 years old age bracket in the military, he has extensive experience with the very young and elderly via regular out of hours GP work with Devon Doctors initially and now Herts Urgent Care.  His other qualifications include the Diploma of Aviation Medicine and the Diploma of Occupational Medicine.  He has a strong interest in sports medicine, emergency care, altitude medicine and expeditionary medicine.

Baldeep is married, and outside of work, he enjoys fitness based activities, tennis, skiing, travelling, classic cars and theatre. Having grown up in Malaysia, he is multilingual and can converse in Malay and Mandarin with advance fluency and Hindi and Punjabi with elementary fluency.

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Dr. Patrick Heath
MBBS BMedSci MRCGP

Patrick studied here in London and qualified from Bart’s and Royal London in 2008.

He then worked as a junior doctor in Southend, Essex and before commencing training as a GP, he worked in the Emergency Department of one of the capital’s major trauma centres, The Royal London, dealing with both Adult and Paediatric Emergencies.

His road to becoming a GP started in mid-Sussex where he spent his time training at the Royal Sussex County and Princess Royal Hospitals. During this time he worked in various specialities including: Care of the elderly; Obstetrics and Gynaecology; Psychiatry; Emergency Medicine.

After achieving his MRCGP qualification in 2014 he moved to New Zealand’s North Island for a year. This brought about the opportunity to work in a high needs area with local Maori communities, focusing on sexual health, family medicine and chronic disease management.

He joined Roodlane in November 2015 and is enjoying settling back in to London life and adapting to the challenges that a diverse and dynamic population has to offer. His specialist interests include family medicine, sexual health, paediatrics, Men’s health, mental health, Travel medicine and sports medicine.

In his spare time he enjoys sporting activities, traveling and working as an expedition doctor in places such as Kilimanjaro and Everest Base camp.

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Stress management & headaches

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Dr. Karen Lindall
MBBS DFFP MRCP MSc MFOM(I)

Karen qualified at the Middlesex Hospital in 1987 and spent the next 5 years working at a variety of London Hospitals including Guys, St. Thomas', the Middlesex and University College Hospital whilst achieving her Membership of the Royal College of Physicians.

She moved to Bournemouth and into General Practice in 1992. Karen settled quickly into family life, bringing up four children and becoming Chairman of Governors of a small independent school, but also finding time to broaden her post-graduate education and train in acupuncture (1997). Karen offers this as a treatment alternative for a wide range of musculoskeletal and other conditions such as PMT, migraine and chronic headaches.

Whilst in practice on the South Coast, Karen also set up and ran a private Stress Management Clinic and became a partner in Prime Medical, a medical screening company. She has a Certificate in Stress Management and is an active member of the International Stress Management Association (MISMA).

Karen's background of general practice, stress management and health screening make her a perfect and welcome addition to the team of doctors at Roodlane. She returned to live in London and joined Roodlane in September 2004.

Specialist interests include Stress Management, Occupational Health, Family Planning and Acupuncture.

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Dr. Sally Harris
MB ChB DFFP

Sally was born and bred in Manchester. She studied medicine at Leicester Medical School and qualified with merit in 1997.

After qualification she did several years in hospital medicine gaining a wide range of experience in areas such as emergency medicine, dermatology, endocrinology, psychiatry and female health. She underwent her post-graduate GP training as part of the Oxford University scheme.

After obtaining her GP qualifications she worked in various areas including Glasgow and Cheshire before leaving to spend four years in Shanghai as a GP, where she gained wide experience in areas such as travel medicine, stress and depression and health issues related to an expatriate lifestyle.

She joined Roodlane in 2011. Special interests for Sally include mental health especially stress and depression, endocrinology and travel medicine. In her spare time she enjoys a range of outdoor sports and spending time with her family.

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 Dr. Victoria Lyons
 BMed Sci (hons) BMBS DFFP

Victoria Lyons qualified from Nottingham University Medical School in 1991 having also gained a BMedSci ( hons) in Pharmacology and Physiology.

She completed her GP training in Bath and then moved to London and since 1996 has worked in the City in private corporate medicine.

She worked for the private healthcare providers Barbican Health and BUPA before moving in house for an investment bank and a City law firm. After a short career break to have a family, she joined General Medical Clinics where she has worked until the organisation merged with RoodLane Medical in 2013.

Victoria has over 15 years experience of providing private primary care in the corporate setting. She has particular interest in Women's Health, Preventative Medicine and Mental Health problems, especially stress, depression and anxiety.

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Travel medicine

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Dr. Robyn Bea Cohen
MB ChB DRCOG DOccMed

Robyn Cohen graduated from the University of Cape Town in 2002 with First Class Honours. At UCT she was actively involved for 5 years in the management committee of SHAWCO - student run mobile clinics in various townships.

Having worked in South Africa for a couple of years she moved to London where she has gained experience working in various hospital specialties.

She spent a year at Guys Drug Research Unit working in Pharmaceutical Research where she gained invaluable experience. Wanting to focus on individual patient care she began working as a Private GP in Central London at the beginning of 2007.

She joined Roodlane in January 2008 and her interests include General Medicine and Women's Health and has a post-graduate qualification from the Royal College of Obstetricians & Gynaecologists.

Robyn has a keen interest in all sports and has been a team doctor for various teams, traveling internationally with the South African Maccabi Team. Since joining Roodlane Robyn has also developed an active interest in occupational health.

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Dr. Sally Harris
MB ChB DFFP

Sally was born and bred in Manchester. She studied medicine at Leicester Medical School and qualified with merit in 1997.

After qualification she did several years in hospital medicine gaining a wide range of experience in areas such as emergency medicine, dermatology, endocrinology, psychiatry and female health. She underwent her post-graduate GP training as part of the Oxford University scheme.

After obtaining her GP qualifications she worked in various areas including Glasgow and Cheshire before leaving to spend four years in Shanghai as a GP, where she gained wide experience in areas such as travel medicine, stress and depression and health issues related to an expatriate lifestyle.

She joined Roodlane in 2011. Special interests for Sally include mental health especially stress and depression, endocrinology and travel medicine. In her spare time she enjoys a range of outdoor sports and spending time with her family.

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 Dr. Fergus Leonard
 LRCP & SI MB Bch NUI, MRCS, MICGP, DCH

Fergus graduated from the Royal College of Surgeons in Dublin with an honours degree in 2002.

He began his medical career in Emergency Medicine rotating through several specialities including acute medicine, orthopaedics, paediatrics, neonatology and anaesthetics. He obtained his Membership to the Royal College of Surgeons in Edinburgh Faculty of Emergency Medicine in 2006 and his diploma in Child health in 2007. He then worked as an Emergency Department Registrar for several years before deciding his future lay in General Practice.

Fergus began a 4 year vocational training scheme in Dublin in 2009. During his GP training he rotated through many specialities including Palliative care, Paediatric Dermatology, Care of the Elderly and Psychiatry. He has a diploma in Minor surgery from the Irish College of General. He has also completed the British association of sexual health foundation and core courses on sexually transmitted infections. He obtained his Membership to the Irish College of General Practitioners in May 2012. He completed his GP scheme in July 2013 and subsequently moved to London, where he has been working at Roodlane medical ever since.

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Dr. Sigrid Harich
MD

Sigrid graduated from the Medical University of Graz, Austria in 2005. During her GP training in Austria she worked in a variety of fields including A+E, internal medicine, paediatrics, obstetrics, dermatology and surgery.

After qualifying as GP she went to work overseas for MSF/Doctors Without Borders and worked in Haiti and Ethiopia from 2010 to 2011 where she gained invaluable experience as GP and Medical Team Leader and was able to deepen her knowledge especially in paediatrics, tropical medicine, infectious diseases and trauma management.

She then worked in Lassnitzhoehe, Austria as ward physician in a hospital focused on orthopedics and neurological diseases.

After moving to London, Sigrid undertook a clinical attachment in a busy surgery in Soho and gained experience in the UK clinical practice. She joined Roodlane in 2014.

Sigrid has a wide range of interests within medicine; she has Diplomas in Emergency Medicine, Acupuncture and Pain Management and has several certificates in Internal Medicine, Alpine Medicine and Tropical Medicine. She has also a special interest in Orthopaedics and Women’s Health.

In her free time she enjoys to spend time with her family and friends, doing trekking, skiing, climbing and travelling.

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Dr.Reval Sukkhu
MBCHB DTM&H DOccMed

Reval is an experienced primary care & occupational physician particularly in energy, mining and infrastructure and was the Principal Occupational Physician in London for a global expatriation/oil and gas medical services provider before joining Roodlane. He has also worked for numerous London private practises and as a medical advisor to Transport for London-Occupational Health, French aid charity Medicines du Monde, and as an Immigration Panel Physician for the United States and Australian Governments. After graduating in 2000 he also worked for the Red Cross Flying Doctor Program in Southern and East  Africa. He holds specialist diploma’s in tropical medicine and hygiene and occupational medicine  from the Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine and Faculty of Occupational Medicine, London respectively. He is currently completing his membership of the Faculty of Travel Medicine (Glasgow).He is a registered physician with Oil and Gas UK. He is a Fellow of The Royal Society of Medicine.

Reval has special interests in occupational medicine (particularly the health of expats), travel and tropical medicine, mental health (he spent 3 years on the St Mary's Hospital/Imperial College Training Scheme in Psychiatry) and men’s health. He enjoys public speaking and has presented on various topics most recently on International Medical Risk to HR Directors at the Churchill War Rooms in London in 2012.

He is a keen historian, particularly the history of the British Empire & the East India Company. He also holds postgraduate certificates in Human Rights and Journalism from the LSE and London School of Journalism respectively.

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 Dr. Baldeep Bains
 MBChB MRCS MRCGP DAvMed DOccMed

Baldeep graduated from the University of Dundee, Scotland, in 1999. Whilst at university, he joined the Royal Navy as an officer cadet and thereafter decided to pursue a career in the military for the next 16 years.

After completing his year as a junior doctor, he commenced officer training at Britannia Royal Naval College.  Upon completion, he spent the next 3 years as General Duty Medical Officer in sea based deployments and conflict zones.

In Aug 2004, he started Basic Surgical Training in The Royal Centre of Defence Medicine Birmingham doing a variety of surgical specialities including Accident and Emergency, General Surgery, Plastic Surgery, Orthopaedic Surgery and Urology. He attained his Membership of the Royal College of Surgeons in 2006 and Certificate of Completion of Basic Surgical Training in 2007.

A change of heart resulted in a career transition from surgery to general practice in late 2007.  He completed his GP training in late 2009 attaining the Membership of Royal College of General Practitioners.  Thereafter he worked as GP in an initial recruit training centre, naval air station and the military headquarter.  He also worked 2 years as a lecturer in the RAF Centre of Aviation Medicine. While dealing with predominantly the 16 - 60 years old age bracket in the military, he has extensive experience with the very young and elderly via regular out of hours GP work with Devon Doctors initially and now Herts Urgent Care.  His other qualifications include the Diploma of Aviation Medicine and the Diploma of Occupational Medicine.  He has a strong interest in sports medicine, emergency care, altitude medicine and expeditionary medicine.

Baldeep is married, and outside of work, he enjoys fitness based activities, tennis, skiing, travelling, classic cars and theatre. Having grown up in Malaysia, he is multilingual and can converse in Malay and Mandarin with advance fluency and Hindi and Punjabi with elementary fluency.

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Dr. Patrick Heath
MBBS BMedSci MRCGP

Patrick studied here in London and qualified from Bart’s and Royal London in 2008.

He then worked as a junior doctor in Southend, Essex and before commencing training as a GP, he worked in the Emergency Department of one of the capital’s major trauma centres, The Royal London, dealing with both Adult and Paediatric Emergencies.

His road to becoming a GP started in mid-Sussex where he spent his time training at the Royal Sussex County and Princess Royal Hospitals. During this time he worked in various specialities including: Care of the elderly; Obstetrics and Gynaecology; Psychiatry; Emergency Medicine.

After achieving his MRCGP qualification in 2014 he moved to New Zealand’s North Island for a year. This brought about the opportunity to work in a high needs area with local Maori communities, focusing on sexual health, family medicine and chronic disease management.

He joined Roodlane in November 2015 and is enjoying settling back in to London life and adapting to the challenges that a diverse and dynamic population has to offer. His specialist interests include family medicine, sexual health, paediatrics, Men’s health, mental health, Travel medicine and sports medicine.

In his spare time he enjoys sporting activities, traveling and working as an expedition doctor in places such as Kilimanjaro and Everest Base camp.

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Women's health

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Dr. Robyn Bea Cohen
MB ChB DRCOG DOccMed

Robyn Cohen graduated from the University of Cape Town in 2002 with First Class Honours. At UCT she was actively involved for 5 years in the management committee of SHAWCO - student run mobile clinics in various townships.

Having worked in South Africa for a couple of years she moved to London where she has gained experience working in various hospital specialties.

She spent a year at Guys Drug Research Unit working in Pharmaceutical Research where she gained invaluable experience. Wanting to focus on individual patient care she began working as a Private GP in Central London at the beginning of 2007.

She joined Roodlane in January 2008 and her interests include General Medicine and Women's Health and has a post-graduate qualification from the Royal College of Obstetricians & Gynaecologists.

Robyn has a keen interest in all sports and has been a team doctor for various teams, traveling internationally with the South African Maccabi Team. Since joining Roodlane Robyn has also developed an active interest in occupational health.

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Dr. Nicole Ernstzen
MB ChB DRCOG DOccMed

Nicole graduated from the University of Cape Town in 2002 . Before coming to London she gained valuable experience working in a small rural hospital gaining a variety of surgical and medical skills.

Since 2005 she had been working as a private general practitioner in London involved in the provision of healthcare for various corporate clients and private patients. She obtained her Diploma in Obstetrics and Gynaecology in 2008 and has a keen interest in women's health issues and preventative medicine. She joined Roodlane in May 2011.

Since 2005 she had been working as a private general practitioner in London involved in the provision of healthcare for various corporate clients and private patients. She obtained her Diploma in Obstetrics and Gynaecology in 2008 and has a keen interest in women's health issues and preventative medicine. She joined Roodlane in May 2011 where she developed an interest in occupational medicine and in 2012 gained the Diploma in Occupational Medicine.

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Dr. Suzanne Halliday
MB ChB

Suzanne was born and bred in London, and trained at the Royal Free Hospital, School of Medicine in Hampstead. Suzanne qualified in 1984, then spent 4 years specialising in psychiatry on a rotation based in Wiltshire. She then spent a further 3 years training to be a General Practitioner, before moving back to London in 1991, to work in Fulham for an NHS practice, which had been run by her father for 40 years!

She continued to work as a GP in Fulham until October 2007 when she joined the Canary Wharf team.

She has a special interest in mental health and women's health. She is a keen bridge player and also enjoys outdoor sports including sailing, water skiing, playing tennis, skiing and travelling.

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Dr. Laura Munoz
MD

Laura qualified from the University of Paris in 1999 and she then completed her doctorate in medicine with honours in 2004 during which time she also obtained qualifications in nutrition and tobacco addiction.

She gained experience joining a busy family practice where she worked as a General Practitioner whilst doing night shifts at the local A&E. She also worked as project director for the French agency for smoking prevention, managing stop-smoking programs in work places. She had her own smoking cessation clinic and provided specialised advice and training to healthcare professionals.

She moved to London in 2007 with her young family, following which she started to work in a private clinic and in health screening. Laura joined Roodlane Medical in 2010.

Laura has a special interest in preventative medicine, nutrition, addictions and women's health. She has a multicultural background and is also fluent in Spanish, French and Italian.

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Dr. Lizelle Barkhuizen
MB ChB

Lizelle graduated from the University of Stellenbosch in the Tygerberg faculty in Cape Town in 1997. As an intern and community service medical officer in a rural hospital she gained experience in many fields of medicine and surgery including general medicine, paediatrics, trauma and primary and community care. She then continued to do a lot of work in oncology, including community outreach oncology work with the Red Cross and also primary care medicine in South Africa before moving to the UK in 2002.

She worked in several NHS hospitals and hospices in the UK gaining further experience in oncology and palliative care. Following this her interest in general practice grew and she moved into private practice first as a GP and later also as a health screening doctor. She has developed interests in lifestyle advice, including nutrition and exercise and preventative medicine with a focus on cancer screening. In my free time I enjoy challenging hikes, swimming, kayaking, mountain biking and travelling.

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Dr. Sally Harris
MB ChB DFFP

Sally was born and bred in Manchester. She studied medicine at Leicester Medical School and qualified with merit in 1997.

After qualification she did several years in hospital medicine gaining a wide range of experience in areas such as emergency medicine, dermatology, endocrinology, psychiatry and female health. She underwent her post-graduate GP training as part of the Oxford University scheme.

After obtaining her GP qualifications she worked in various areas including Glasgow and Cheshire before leaving to spend four years in Shanghai as a GP, where she gained wide experience in areas such as travel medicine, stress and depression and health issues related to an expatriate lifestyle.

She joined Roodlane in 2011. Special interests for Sally include mental health especially stress and depression, endocrinology and travel medicine. In her spare time she enjoys a range of outdoor sports and spending time with her family.

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Dr. Millie Saha
MBBS MRCGP DRCOG DFSRH MFHom DOccMed

Dr. Millie Saha graduated from Kings College School of Medicine and Dentistry in 1996. She developed a passion for holistic medicine whilst completing her post-graduate general practice training. In 2002 she obtained her MRCGP, passing with merit, and also achieved Membership of the Faculty of Homeopathy.

She then gained further experience in psychiatry whilst working in Australia. Upon returning to the UK in 2003 she resumed work as a London NHS GP and launched her own private integrated medicine practice. This ran until 2009, and was last based at The Hale Clinic.

During the latter part of her career Millie has developed as a conventional GP, with a broad skill base and an interest in clinical models. Her private work explored the concepts of integrating disciplines, multi-layered diagnosis and individualised care.

She has additional skills and diplomas in female health and occupational medicine. She moved completely into the private sector in 2011, working at the London Clinic before joining Roodlane in 2012.

Outside of work she is married with two daughters and an English Springer Spaniel. She has interests in health writing, travel, yoga and nutrition.

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 Dr. Claire Braham
 MB BS BSc(Hons) MRCGP DCH DRCOG DFFP

Claire graduated from the Royal Free Hospital School of Medicine in 2000, having also completed an Intercalated BSc in human genetics during this time. She began her career in hospital medicine, working in a variety of areas including gastroenterology, a liver transplant unit, accident and emergency, psychiatry, paediatrics and obstetrics and gynaecology.

Since successfully obtaining her MRCGP in 2006, she has enjoyed a diverse career in general practice, working in inner city, urban and rural areas. She has developed a keen interest in teaching, having taught medical students from Imperial College and UCL Medical School as well as GP trainees.

Claire joined Roodlane in 2012 and combines the challenges of City work with out of hours GP cover, where she also continues to teach GP trainees. She has recently qualified as an appraiser and volunteers as a mentor for refugee doctors coming to work in the UK.

Her special interests include women's health, family planning and paediatrics. During her GP training, she gained the DFFP (diploma of the faculty of family planning, now the faculty of sexual and reproductive healthcare), DRCOG (diploma of the royal college of obstetricians and gynaecologists) and DCH (diploma in child health) which have assisted her in these fields.

Outside of work, Claire enjoys playing piano, photography, dance, theatre and travel, and is looking forward to learning to fly.

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 Dr. Victoria Lyons
 BMed Sci (hons) BMBS DFFP

Victoria Lyons qualified from Nottingham University Medical School in 1991 having also gained a BMedSci ( hons) in Pharmacology and Physiology.

She completed her GP training in Bath and then moved to London and since 1996 has worked in the City in private corporate medicine.

She worked for the private healthcare providers Barbican Health and BUPA before moving in house for an investment bank and a City law firm. After a short career break to have a family, she joined General Medical Clinics where she has worked until the organisation merged with RoodLane Medical in 2013.

Victoria has over 15 years experience of providing private primary care in the corporate setting. She has particular interest in Women's Health, Preventative Medicine and Mental Health problems, especially stress, depression and anxiety.

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Dr. Adriana Nastase
MD

Adriana graduated in 2001 from the University of Medicine and Pharmacy in Bucharest, Romania. She subsequently worked as junior doctor in community paediatrics in hospitals, schools and A & E. She then trained as GP and finished her vocational training in 2007.

She next worked in an occupational health department at a prestigious private medical clinic in Bucharest for a number of corporate clients. She developed an interest in Holistic medicine and studied to gain a Diplome de la Teraputic Homeopoathie (Boiron 2008)

In 2009 Adriana moved with her family to Birmingham (UK) where she worked in private hospitals and across the UK in post-operative care and oncology. In July 2013 she returned to preventative medicine and joined Roodlane as a health screening doctor based in the midlands.

She enjoys spending time with her family and Tibetan terrier and mountain trekking, orienteering and classical music. She is fluent in English, French, and Italian.

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Dr. Teresa Tatton
MBChB

Dr Teresa Tatton qualified with MBChB at the University of Stellenbosch in South Africa in 1997. She then worked in Namibia and rural South Africa gaining vast experience. This was followed by attaining the Advanced Cardiac, Paediatric and Trauma Life Support Certificates.

She then worked in Private hospitals in the UK whilst also fulfilling her passion for travel. She went back to Cape Town to work at the Red Cross Children's Hospital, and then A+E. This included stints as a flight doctor and a ship's doctor. After this it was time to settle down into full-time General Practice in an upmarket private practise in Cape Town, where she practised for 8 years before coming to the UK to continue work in A+E, health screening and General Practice.

Teresa joined Roodlane in May 2013. Her interests are preventative medicine for cardiovascular disease and diabetes, nutrition and women's health. In her free time she enjoys cycling and mountain biking, and has completed numerous cycle tours in Cape Town. She has two children and also has an interest in and knowledge of Autism Spectrum Disorders.

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Dr. Alexandra Hirst
MBBS BSc DFSRH DCH MRCGP

Alexandra graduated from Imperial College School of Medicine in London in 2004. During her subsequent GP training she gained experience in a variety of hospital fields including paediatrics, accident and emergency, palliative care, sexual health, and psychiatry. She obtained her membership to the Royal College of General Practitioners in 2008.

She went on to work at an inner city GP practice in London before relocating to Singapore. There she spent 2 years in the public sector followed by 2 years in the private sector. She has obtained the Diploma in Child Health and the Diploma of the Faculty of Sexual and Reproductive Healthcare.

She joined Roodlane Medical in November 2013 and has a particular interest in children's and woman's health. She is married with 2 children.

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Dr. Aketa Patel
MBBS BSc (hons) DRCOG MRCGP

Aketa graduated from University College London School of Medicine in 2008, having also completed an Intercalated BSc in Physiology and Pharmacology during this time.

Her medical career has been diverse; she began her career in hospital medicine, working in a wide variety of both medical and surgical fields including ENT, respiratory medicine, general surgery, care of the elderly and paediatrics. She then completed her GP training programme in London, gaining further experience in obstetrics and gynaecology, psychiatry, and orthopaedics and rheumatology.

Aketa is a Member of the Royal College of General Practitioners and holds the Diploma of the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecology.

Entering General Practice in 2011 has allowed Aketa to consolidate her knowledge and skills, as well as demonstrate her firm desire to provide a high quality of care to her patients and their families. She is a driven individual with a special interest in women's health, psychiatry, nutrition and preventative medicine. Her strong passion for teaching has been reflected by her contributions towards a published revision aid for medical final examinations.

Aketa has been working at Roodlane Medical since September 2013.

Aketa is married, and outside of work, she enjoys travelling, food and drink, charity work and spending time with her family and friends. She is also fluent in Gujarati and is happy to consult in this language.

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Dr. Afsaneh Abedzadeh
MD PhD MRCGP (Int) MSc

Afsaneh graduated from the University of Medicine and Pharmacy in Timisoara, Romania in 1993 with distinction for her research dissertation in modern treatment of asthma. She then started working in cardiovascular basic research, following which she completed her PhD in medicine in 2001.

Gradually she developed interest in general practice and started four-year vocational training in general practice in 2003 in Dubai. During her GP training she rotated through many specialities including infectious diseases, paediatrics, gynaecology, general surgery, psychiatry, ENT, ophthalmology, dermatology, geriatrics and accident and emergency.

She successfully obtained her MRCGP international in 2007 following which she was appointed as an international examiner for the Royal Colleague of General Practitioners. Apart from her clinical work, she worked as head of a health centre and was involved in teaching medical students and GP trainees. To further broaden her experience in leadership and management she completed an MSc in healthcare management with the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland in 2010.

Afsaneh moved to London in 2011 with her young family, following which she started to work with NHS GP practices in Islington, North and East London. She has also worked with London deanery teaching communication skills. Afsaneh joined Roodlane Medical in 2013.

Afsaneh has a special interest in women health, paediatrics, preventative medicine, nutrition and coaching for health.

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Dr. Davina Wilson
BA MB BS MRCGP DRCOG DFSRH

Davina graduated from Barts university receiving a first class honours in Medicine in 2008. She did her initial hospital training at St Mary's in Paddington (the hospital where she was born) and then went on to specialise in general practice gaining a place at one of the most highly sought after training schemes in London.

She has a special interest in psychiatry and women's health and she has a diploma from the Royal College of Obstetrics and Gynaecology and a diploma in Sexual health including her letter of competency for Coil fitting.

Davina works joined Roodlane in 2014 and continues to do some work for the NHS. She has also set up a beauty aesthetic clinic focusing on advanced non-surgical procedures.

Davina enjoys her varied career and in her spare time she loves to travel having visiting many countries around the world. She did voluntary work at the Mildmay HIV clinic in Uganda for 6 months during her training. She also loves extreme sports including scuba diving, white water rafting and skiing.

Finally, Davina has achieved diploma level at the Wine and Spirits Education Trust and she runs charity events on the art of wine and demystifying wine labels. She firmly believes in the medicinal qualities of a glass of red wine after a hard day!

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Dr. Sigrid Harich
MD

Sigrid graduated from the Medical University of Graz, Austria in 2005. During her GP training in Austria she worked in a variety of fields including A+E, internal medicine, paediatrics, obstetrics, dermatology and surgery.

After qualifying as GP she went to work overseas for MSF/Doctors Without Borders and worked in Haiti and Ethiopia from 2010 to 2011 where she gained invaluable experience as GP and Medical Team Leader and was able to deepen her knowledge especially in paediatrics, tropical medicine, infectious diseases and trauma management.

She then worked in Lassnitzhoehe, Austria as ward physician in a hospital focused on orthopedics and neurological diseases.

After moving to London, Sigrid undertook a clinical attachment in a busy surgery in Soho and gained experience in the UK clinical practice. She joined Roodlane in 2014.

Sigrid has a wide range of interests within medicine; she has Diplomas in Emergency Medicine, Acupuncture and Pain Management and has several certificates in Internal Medicine, Alpine Medicine and Tropical Medicine. She has also a special interest in Orthopaedics and Women’s Health.

In her free time she enjoys to spend time with her family and friends, doing trekking, skiing, climbing and travelling.

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Dr. Agne Zemaite
MD

Agne graduated from the Lithuanian University of Health Sciences in 2008. During her GP training she worked in variety of fields and she also worked in A&E for more than 4 years (mostly at weekends), where she developed her passion for emergency medicine and trauma.

After graduating in general practice in 2012 she worked as a GP in a surgery with 12 other doctors for two years. In 2014 Agne decided to move to the UK - her dream country - and joined Roodlane in January 2015.

Outside of medicine she enjoys travelling, spending time with family and friends. She is fluent in Lithuanian and English, and also speaks basic Russian.

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Dr. Nagete Boukhezra

Nagete was born and bred in Saint Etienne, France. She graduated in medicine from the university of Jean Monnet in 2008.

She then moved to Lyon to complete her training. She gained a wide experience of different specialities such as paediatrics, gynaecology, care of the elderly, psychiatry, accident and emergency and oncology. She completed her doctorate with honours from Lyon in 2013.

She started to work in different private clinics in Lyon as a GP. She also worked in a post-surgery rehabilitation centre.

She gained further experience in Paris where she worked in a private clinic specialising in oncology and palliative care.

She moved to London in 2014 and later that year she joined Roodlane.

Nagete has a special interest in mental health, preventative medicine, oncology and women’s health.

Outside of work, Nagete enjoys travelling, spending time with her family and friends.

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 Dr. Isabel Clara Martinez-Falero
 MBBS BSc(Hons) DRCOG MRCGP

Isabel was born in Spain and raised in South East Asia before moving to the UK to study Medicine. She holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Immunology and graduated from Imperial College School of medicine in 2008.

She began her career in hospital medicine, working in a variety of areas including respiratory medicine, geriatrics, dermatology, rheumatology, vascular surgery and psychiatry. During her GP training at St Mary’s Hospital London, she gained the DRCOG (diploma of the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists) and she is a member of the RCGP (Royal College of General practitioners).

Isabel speaks fluent English, Spanish and Italian. She joined Roodlane in 2015 and her interests include women's health and family planning. Outside of medicine she enjoys travelling and spending time with family and friends.

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Dr. Sophia Shamshad
MBBS MRCGP

Sophia was born in London, and spent most of her schooling years in Kent as a pupil of the Rochester Grammar School for Girls. She moved back to London to study medicine and graduated from Barts and The London Medical School in 2010.

Her early post-graduate years were based in hospital, gaining experience in acute medicine, elderly care, gynecology, psychiatry, paediatrics and general surgery. She gained valuable experience on the NHS as a GP registrar. She went on to obtain her membership of the Royal College of General Practitioners in 2015.

Her interests include women’s health and elderly care; particularly enjoying management of chronic disease and pharmacology. Sophia joined Roodlane in 2016 and in her spare time enjoys going to the gym, socializing with her friends and travelling.

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Dr. Rachel Jarvis
MBChB MRCGP DFSRH

Rachel was born and brought up in London. She studied medicine at the University of Sheffield, graduating in 2007. She completed her Foundation Training in Edinburgh and then went on to complete GP training in Somerset. During this time, she gained experience in emergency medicine, psychiatry and paediatrics.

Since 2012, she has worked in a wide range of GP practices across London before joining Roodlane in 2016. She has a particular interest in Women’s Health, having completed a diploma in family planning and sexual health.

Outside of medicine, Rachel is a keen violinist and regularly performs with the Covent Garden Chamber Orchestra. She also enjoys outdoor pursuits such as hiking and skiing.

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