Doctors

Partners

Dr John F Kedward (m)
MB BChir (Cambridge 1987), DRCOG, DCH, MRCGP (1992), MSc (1998). GP Tutor and GP Trainer. Interested in heart disease and asthma.

Dr Naeem Choudhry (m)
MBBS (Karachi 1977), FRCS, JCPTGPC, DFFP. GP (Associate) Trainer. His areas of interest are Orthopaedics, Rheumatology, Minor Surgery and Diabetes. He speaks Hindi, Urdu and Punjabi. He has a Diploma in Family Planning. He holds a clinical assistant appointment at an enhanced care unit for the elderly.

Dr Jaison Mathew (m)
MBBS(India), MD(India), MRCP(UK), MRCGP(UK). He is responsible for the C.O.P.D. Clinic in the practice. He also works as a Hospital Practitioner in Renal Medicine at Bedford Hospital. His other interests include Heart Disease, Elderly Care and Child Health. He speaks Hindi, Malayalam and Marathi.

Dr Sadaf Javed (f)
MBBS (Pakistan), DFFP, DRCOG, MRCGP (UK). Special interests include womens health, family planning and depression. She speaks Urdu, Hindi and Punjabi.

Dr Lekshmy Jacob (f)
MBBS (1996), DFFP (2005), MRCGP (2006)

Dr Shashidhar Ponnala (m)
MBBS(India), DCH, DFFP, MRCGP(UK). Special interests include child health and diabetes. Speaks Telugu, Hindi and Kannada.

Dr Elizabeth Willer (f)
MBChB BSc Hons Genetics MRCGP PhD – Dr Willer is a partner at the surgery and was previously here a GP Trainee. Special interests including oncology and cancer research, palliative care, genetics, fetal-maternal medicine, psychological therapies and coaching psychology, and medical education.

Dr Norah Chidothe (Female)
MBChB , MSC Critical Care, MRCGP. – Originally from Zimbabwe, completed training here and worked as trainee at London Road Surgery. Interests: Womens health, ENT, palliative care and cardiovascular health. Languages: English, Shona, Ndebele.

Associated GP’s

Dr Clive Binns (m)
BM (Southampton 1978), DRCOG, MRCGP. He was a clinical assistant in dermatology at Bedford Hospital and is responsible for the practice diabetic clinic.

Dr Eddy Okafor (m)
has joined the practice as a GP. RCPI & RCSI (Ireland); Diploma in Tropical Medicine; MRCP(UK); Certificate of Equivalent Experience; JCPTGP (joint committee on post graduate training for general practice); Basic Foundation Course in Gastrointestinal Endoscopy—JAG (Joint Advisory Group in Gastrointestinal Endoscopy). Special interests include the provision of urgent and intermediate care, Teaching and Gastroenterology.

Dr Ionela (Ela) Arvinte (f)
Doctor (Romania), DRCOG, DFPSH, MRCGP – training completed in Wales. Special interests are mental health, dermatology and women’s health. She speaks Romanian.