DOCTORS & CLINICIANS

Dr Julia Pallant (Senior Partner) - MB, CHB (Birmingham 1981) MRCGP, DCH, DRCOG 

Dr Pallant joined the practice in 1988. Her interests are child development and immunisation, ante-natal and post-natal care, family planning and menopause clinics. She works part-time. She is married with two daughters and a son.

Dr Louise Payne (Partner) - MB, CHB, MRCGP (Dundee 1991), PGCE
Dr Payne joined the practice in January 2000 and she works full-time. Her interests are respiratory medicine/asthma, diabetes and cardiology. She undertakes training of medical students and is now a GP trainer involved in training GP registrars. Dr Payne is also a MRCGP CSA Examiner.

Dr Aunali Sibtain (Partner) - MB, BS, MRCGP (2011)
Dr Sibtain joined the practice in August 2011. He became a partner in October 2012 and works full-time, he is married. His particular interests are diabetes and minor surgery. He speaks English and Hindi.

Dr Shazia Mahmud (Partner) - MbChB, MRCGP, DRCOG, DFSRH

Dr Mahmud joined the practice as a partner in February 2018. Her interests are womens health, Diabetes and obesity management. She undertakes training of medical students and is now a GP trainer involved in training GP registrars. 

Dr Catharine M Humphrys - MA, MBBS, DRCOG, MRCGP, MSc, Syst Psych.Dr Humphrys joined the practice in January 2015. Her interests include Women's Health, and Child and Family Mental Health (she worked as a Family Therapist for 10 years). Dr Humphrys is also a GP Trainer and MRCGP Examiner. She works part time and has a daughter and a son.

Dr Ruth Sommerville - MB, CHC (Sheffield 1996), DCH
Dr Sommerville joined the practice in April 2002. Her particular interests are paediatrics and obstetrics and gynaecology. She works part-time and is married with two sons and one daughter.

Dr Carys Sonnenberg - MbchB, DCH,DRCOG, DFFP
Dr Sonnenberg joined the practice in November 2012.  She works part-time and is married with one son and one daughter.  Her particular interests are diabetes and Family Planning.

Dr Rahim Vellani - MB/BS, B.Sc(Hons), MRCGP
Dr Vellani completed his GP training at Frimley Park Hospital and spent his registrar year at Princes Gardens. He formally joined the practice in August 2017. His interests include ophthamology and ENT. He is married and has a dog. 

General Practice Registrars

The General Practice Registrar is a fully qualified doctor, who has already spent at least 3 years in hospital practice before training in General Practice. Before becoming a full-time General Practitioner (Principal), the General Practice Registrar has to spend at least one year working in a training practice. On occasions it may be necessary to video consultations, but this will only be done with your consent. (The examination of patients is never recorded).

Connor Brown BSc - Paramedic Practioner

A Paramedic Practitioner is a qualified healthcare professional who has undergone training to be able assist the GP in triaging patients and providing home visits, examining, assessing and diagnosing patients and providing clinical care and management as required.

Connor trained and worked in the Ambulance Service, eventually working his way up to Emergency Specialist Paramedic Practitioner.  Connor joined our team in April 2019 and holds daily minor illness clinics. In his spare time he volunteers for medical repatriation, where he escorts patient with a wide variety of medical conditions back to the UK.