Our clinical team
PrivateDoc is happy to introduce you to some of our leading UK licensed clinicians who will be supporting you through your weight loss journey. When you’re treated by a doctor on the PrivateDoc platform, you’re not just being cared for by one individual, but by the entire team of experts that have carefully vetted every aspect of your experience. Our mission is to make high-quality healthcare accessible and convenient for everyone
Medical advisory panel
Dr Alexandra PhelanMBBS MRCGP- GP Medical Director GMC Number 6150198
Alexandra graduated from Newcastle University in 2008. She qualified as a GP in 2014.
Alexandra has been combining work as a portfolio GP, as a locum within NHS surgeries and GP Out of Hours services in the North Wales area as well as working in digital healthcare since 2015.
Alexandra joined PrivateDoc as Medical Director in 2019.
Dr Nitin ShoriMBChb LLB – GP General Practitioner GMC Number 6047293
Nitin is an NHS GP and is senior partner at two practices. He was nominated for RCGP GP of the year in 2017 and came third in the finals. His practice has been nominated for GP practice of the year in 2019 with the awards scheduled for November 2019.
Dr Afrosa AhmedNHS GP & Mindfulness Therapist Consultant GMC Number 4719283
Dr Ahmed has been practising as a G.P in the NHS and private practice for over 15 years. She graduated from the prestigious Guy’s, Kings’ and St Thomas’s Medical School in London in 2000.
She is a graduate of the UK College of Mindfulness Meditation and a Mindfulness Now Practitioner, accredited with the Mindfulness Now Programme, which integrates key elements of Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) and Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT) and approved by the British Psychological Society. In addition, she is on the UK Mindfulness Teachers Register and recognised by Psychology Today.
Adeel ArshadMPharm PIP Pharmacist Independent Prescriber GPhC Registration Number 2070294
Adeel graduated from the University of Strathclyde with Master of Pharmacy degree in 2008, and he has worked in pharmacy since qualifying as a pharmacist in 2009.
Adeel qualified as an Independent Prescriber in 2016 and is currently Clinical Services & Training Manager at Omnnicare Pharmacy as well as one of the Pharmacists responsible for dispensing for PrivateDoc.
Claire HughesMPharm Pharmacist GPhC Registration Number 2053036
Claire graduated from Robert Gordon University with Master of Pharmacy degree in 2000, and she has worked in community pharmacy since qualifying as a pharmacist in 2001.
Claire is currently a Pharmacist Manager for Omnicare Pharmacy since 2011 and she is also one of the Pharmacists responsible for dispensing for PrivateDoc.
Dr Deiven SelvarajahIndependent GP Consultant GMC Number 5202980
Deiven graduated from University College Dublin in 1999 and completed his training as a junior doctor in North Wales.
He qualified as a GP in 2005 and currently splits his time between working as a GP Partner in a NHS surgery and working as a Private GP for a private healthcare provider.
Deiven also works as a GP with a Special Interest (GPwSI) in Minor Surgery and is part of the Minor Surgery DES team at his practice, which provides its services to the surrounding locality.