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Dr Suhail Hussain Graduated from The University of Aberdeen in 2000. Since then he has practised as a GP and has more than 10 years experience in primary care. Before becoming a GP Dr Hussain  trained and has specialised in various fields. He has worked with  medicine, surgery, oncology, obstetrics and gynaecology, emergency medicine, psychiatry and paediatrics.

In 2006 Dr Hussain then became a GP. He worked for 4 years as a partner in a surgery in Watford. At present he works as an NHS Locum in areas as diverse as rural Hertfordshire to affluent Westminster. Alongside this he also undertakes medico legal work, is a GP appraiser and a senior tutor at three major London Medical Schools. Dr Hussain also keeps up to date his education and attends regular courses. He recently completed a diploma diabetes care (University of Leicester) in which he attained an overall merit.

Dr Suhail Hussain ardently believes that clinical care should be holistic and patient centred.


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Expert in: General Practice
20 years of experience

Dr Asim Farooq was born in Surrey and raised in Sussex where he attended boarding school at Brighton College. After this, he went on to study medicine at Kings College, London. After graduating, he worked in various hospitals gaining experience in a nunmber of clinical areas until he joined the GP training scheme and worked as an SHO in Accident & Emergency, Obstetrics & Gynaecology, Paediatrics and Care for the Elderly.

His interest in diabetes management has led him to co-author a book and attend various advanced level courses which permits him to initiate injectable therapies. He has also assisted in setting up and managing an excellent diabetes management service alongside two specialist nurses in Croydon.

In his own words:

"Combining IT, media and healthcare has allowed me to better deliver and inform a whole range of people about various health issues; a large part of this involves homing in on listening skills. This is the first part of understanding what's wrong with the patient."

His GP work has led him to work in various GP surgeries across London. Always one to give back to the community, he appears regulalry on various media platforms such as TV and radio, discussing various health issues and has offered his services to prisons and refugee centres in London.

Happily married to a GP, he has three wonderful children. A fit and active doctor, he spends his spare time representing Croydon in the tennis and table tennis leagues.


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Dr Atif Ghaffar is an experienced General Practioner who works with GPDQ and is based in the West Midlands.

Dr Ghaffar attained his medical degree from the University of Birmingham Medical School in 1998. He went on to complete his GP training and qualified in 2002. In 2004, he achieved membership to the Royal College of General Practitioners (RCGP) with a merit in consultation skills. Dr Ghaffar uses a holistic approach to healthcare and always takes into account the lifestyle, nutrition and mental and spiritual wellbeing of a patient. 

Outside his practice, Dr Ghaffar is actively involved in medical education and training of the doctors of tomorrow. He co-founded, a platform that improves communications skills and consulting skills of associates in training. Dr Ghaffar has also previously been a Board Director at the Walsall Alliance GP Federation. 

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Dr Shabbir Merali is an experienced GP who works with GPDQ. He is currently based in Middlesex. Dr Merali is a caring and compassionate GP who always put his patients first. 

Dr Merrali attained his medical degree from UCL in 2012. He then went on to gain experience in women's health, psychiatry, trauma and orthopaedics, A&E and paediatrics. Following this, Dr Merrali did his GP training and obtained Membership of the Royal College of General Practitioners.

Since qualifying, Dr Merali has worked at several GP practices and he is diabetic lead at his current NHS practice. He practices both in the NHS and privately, which allows him to see patients without the constraints of the NHS. Dr Merrali is fully qualified in non-surgical aesthetics including anti-wrinkle injections and dermal fillers. 


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Dr Gero Baiarda is a General Practioner who works with GPDQ. He is based in South Oxfordshire and has a clinic based in Windsor. 

Dr Baiarda qualified from the University of Newcastle in 1995. Dr Baiarda went on to work a paediatric rotation in the North East for 4 years. In 1999, Dr Baiarda embarked on his GP training in Warwickshire. Following completion of his training in 2000, he became a Partner at a Surgery in Windsor, where he continues to work now and is a Senior Partner at the practice. 

Dr Baiarda has gained a number of further qualifications including a postgraduate diploma of practical dermatology and allowing him to work as a Primary Care Dermatologist. He holds a special interest in Paediatrics, achieving a Master's degree in Paediatrics. He has also attained a Master's Degree in English Literature. Since 2017, he has developed an interest in Aesthetic Medicine. 

Outside his main practice, Dr Baiarda is the Chief Medical Officer of UCL and he is a board member of the Federation of Windsor, Ascot and Maidenhead. Dr Baiarda has recently been awarded the 2018 Dermatologist of the Year (Berkshire) and his NHS Dermatology Clinic has previously won the Lux Magazine award. 

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Expert in: General Practice
13 years of experience
Functional Medicine , Menopause , Health Screening + 1 more

Dr Clare Thompson is a General Practitioner who has been working in Kensington and Chelsea for more than 6 years. She graduated from Imperial College School of Medicine in 2005, and then achieved her MRCGP in 2012.

Dr Thompson has a particular interest in paediatrics, women’s health, men’s health and sports medicine. She focusses on preparing her patients for sporting events through ensuring they are 100% fit and can push them to their boundaries. She also enjoys taking part in sport, having won a 250km ultramarathon race across the Gobi desert in Mongolia. Furthermore, with her interest in Paediatric Medicine she is currently completing a diploma at Oxford University specialising in infectious diseases. She has also written a paper on children with Periodic Fever Syndrome and is carrying out research at Great Ormond Street Hospital.

Despite her busy schedule she provides home visits for special care patients. She is also a member of the Independent Doctors Federation and The Chelsea Clinical Society.

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Expert in: General Practice
18 years of experience
Health Coaching

Dr Dimple Devadas is a General Practitioner, Psychology Coach and Coaching Trainer. There are many challenges and demands that healthcare experts face on a day-to-day basis, and so she provides coaching to doctors, medical students, staff and Consultants. Her aim is to implement developmental change whilst maintaining wellbeing and spreading the positivity throughout the workforce. She takes on an Integrative Relational Psychology Coaching approach through using many techniques and frameworks, and also using Hypnotherapy, Mindfulness and Somatic Coaching.

Dr Devadas has worked in various settings, including Community Healthcare, Primary Care and also Secondary and Tertiary Hospitals. She has also worked in many Business roles, including Strategy, Policy improvement, Audits and management. As well as her many coaching courses, she chose to complete a Master’s degree in Psychological Coaching. This allowed her to deliver a more personal, professional and social transformation.

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Expert in: General Practice
7 years of experience
Health Screening , Lifestyle Medicine

Dr Gabrielle Macaulay is a Medical Doctor who founded the private clinic, Dr Gabi Clinic, in Notting Hill, London. She is interested in how fluctuating lifestyle factors within a family unit can affect health. Her areas of specialism include Diabetes and Endocrinology, skin nutrition and natural skincare and hormone replacement. She focuses on addressing physical, mental and spiritual health in combination with treatment.

Dr Macaulay has 10 years’ medical experience. She attained her primary medical qualifications at Imperial College London, Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery degrees in 2012 and she has a BSc in Diabetes and Endocrinology. She has also trained internationally, including in the endocrinology department of Mount Sinai Hospital in New York. Her previous employment includes Imperial College and Chelsea and Westminster NHS Trusts.

Additionally, Dr Macaulay has volunteered in Mumbai, India and has a medical observership in Lagos, Nigeria.

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What is a General Practitioner?

A general practitioner (GP) is a primary care medical doctor who can diagnose and treat a wide range of common illnesses. They deliver preventive care and health education to their patients. They are also responsible for referring patients to hospital and specialists when required.

When to see a General Practitioner?

You may request a consultation with a general practitioner (GP) for a wide range of medical problems which do not require a specialist opinion. They can also perform general medical check-ups, offer screening services and can refer to a specialist if required. GPs are able to diagnose a number of conditions including respiratory infections, aches and pains, headaches and depression.

What procedures can you find at a GP clinic?