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Professor Miles Stanford

Content Adviser, Ophthalmology

Professor Miles Stanford is currently Chair of Clinical Ophthalmology, at GSTT NHS Foundation Trust and holds posts mainly at St...
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Dr Harpreet Sood

Advisor, General

Dr Harpreet Sood, is currently Senior Fellow, to the Chairman and Chief Executive’s Office of NHS England. Harpreet trained as...
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Prof. Michael Frenneaux

Content Advisor , Cardiology

Professor Michael Frenneaux qualified from Westminster Medical School in 1980. He was the British Heart Foundation (BHF) Sir Thomas Lewis...
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Professor John Rees

Content Advisor, Respiratory

Professor John Rees was a consultant physician at Guy’s and St Thomas’ Hospitals and Dean of Undergraduate Education at King’s...
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Mr Roland Walker

Content Advisor, Orthopaedics

Mr Roland Walker is a Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon at Guy’s and St Thomas’ Hospital. He is a former anatomy demonstrator...
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Dr Richard E. Wolfe

Advisor, General

Dr. Richard E. Wolfe is Chief of  Emergency Medicine at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Associate Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical...
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Martin November

Content Advisor , Obs and Gynae

Marty is a practicing OBGYN physician and consultant to healthcare-related businesses on professional education and development, quality, patient safety and...
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Dr Anitha Varghese

Chief Clinical Editor, Cardiology

Dr Anitha Varghese is a Consultant Cardiologist and our Chief Clinical Editor of medical content. Her specific areas of expertise...
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Dr James Galloway

Content Advisor, Rheumatology

Dr Galloway is a clinical lecturer at King’s College London and an honorary consultant in rheumatology at King’s College Hospital....
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Dr Clive B Archer

Content Advisor, Dermatology

Dr Clive B Archer, BSc, MB BS, MSc Med Ed, MD (Lond), PhD, FRCP is Consultant Dermatologist at the St John’s...
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Dr Catherine Orteu

Content Advisor, Dermatology

Dr Orteu was educated at the Lyçée Français de Londres and trained in Medicine at the London Hospital Medical College,...
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Dr Priya Verma

Academic Clinical Fellow in General Practice at Guys and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust,

Dr Priya Verma is an Academic Clinical Fellow in General Practice at Guys and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust. Priya...
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Dr Lorin Gresser


Dr Lorin Gresser trained as a doctor at King College Medical school, with clinical years at St Thomas Hospital, Guys...
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Mariane Melo

Business Development, Brazil,

Mariane is a senior Medical Student at UFMG in Brazil and has a intercalated BsC in Medical Physiology. She loves...
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Dr Shweta Gidwani

Medical Advisor, Asia,

Dr Shweta Gidwani is an Emergency Medicine and Trauma Consultant at Chelsea & Westminster NHS Hospital, London and currently the...
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Dr Mary Sommerlad

Content Advisor, Dermatology

Dr Mary Sommerlad is a final year specialist registrar in Dermatology at the Royal Free Hospital. She completed her undergraduate...
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Dr Paul Carroll

Content Adviser, Endocrinology

Dr Paul Carroll has been a Consultant Endocrinologist at Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust since 2003. He qualified...
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Dr Ann Donnelly

Content Author, Neurology

Dr Donnelly moved from Ireland to train at the University of Glasgow Medical School, completing a BSc in Clinical Neuroscience....
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Dr Mamta Joshi

Content Author, Endocrinology

Dr Mamta Joshi is a Senior Clinical Fellow in the Department of Endocrinology and Diabetes at Guy’s and St Thomas...
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Dr Gayle Appleby

Content Editor, Paediatrics

Gayle Appleby is a Paediatric Registrar, who has been an Education Fellow for the last year and has a passion...
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Dr Pier Spinazze


Dr Spinazze is a Medical Doctor with  general surgical training and particular focus on plastics and trauma surgery at Johannesburg...
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Dr Sanad Esmail

Content Author - Neurology,

Dr Esmail graduated from The University of Wales, College of Medicine in 2012 with honours, after also having completed a BSc...
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Dr Rabia Zill-e-Huma

Content Author, Obs and Gynae

Dr Rabia Zill-e-Huma is a Consultant Obstetrician at Lister Hospital, Stevenage. She has special interest in Maternal Medicine, high risk...
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Dr Danielle Hall

Content Author, Paediatrics

Despite being the only girl to fail the school Religious Education exam in Year 7, Dani persevered in her academic...
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Dr Tessa Davis

Content Author , Paediatrics

Tessa Davis is a Paediatrician specialising in Paediatric Emergency Medicine. She creates and delivers online learning resources for healthcare professionals. Tessa is...
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Dr Gemma Cummins

Content Advisor, Neurology

Dr Gemma Cummins is a specialist registrar (ST5) in neurology at the National Hospital of Neurology and Neurosurgery, London. She...
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Dr Panos Prevezanos

Content Advisor, Psychiatry

Panos studied nursing at the University of Athens and medicine at the University of Malta before moving to England for...
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Dr Sabine Fonderson

Content Author, Paediatrics

Dr Sabine Fonderson completed her medical studies in the Netherlands and moved to Scotland to pursue a career in emergency...
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Dr Thomas Hester

Content Author, Orthopaedics

Thomas Hester FRCS(Tr&Orth) is an Orthopaedic Registrar in London with a specialist interest in Trauma and Foot & Ankle surgery....
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Dr Miguel Pereira

Content Author, ENT

Dr Miguel Pereira received his medical training at the University of Lisbon and completed 3 years of specialty training in...
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Dr Ravi Ramessur

Content Author, Dermatology

Dr Ramessur completed his preclinical studies at Cambridge university and clinical studies at Oxford university. After completing his foundation programme...
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Amal Fayruz Adan

Marketing Manager,

Amal studied BSc. Biomedical Sciences at the University of Manchester. She is interested in public health and in improving health...
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Janice Abela

Junior Editor, Paediatrics, Neurology, Endocrinology

Janice first finished her degree in Occupational Therapy and started studying Medicine at the University of Malta. She is currently...
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Kapil Agarwal

Contributor, Endocrinology

Kapil is a fourth year medical student studying at Imperial College London. He is currently intercalating in BSc Medical Sciences...
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Marla Bragagnolo

Junior Editor, Cardiology, Endocrinology

Marla is a senior medical student at the University of Padua. Her interests are cardiology, haematology and endocrinology.