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As of the 1st of September we have changed the way our telephone system works


For an appointment or to speak with a clinician please ring: 01865 730911


For Administration queries please ring: 01865 248719


Administration queries include things like :


-Prescription queries -Test results -Referral enquiries -Sick notes, private letters, etc..

Doctors

Dr Aintzane Ballestero (f)

Dr Aintzane Ballestero

Senior Partner

LMS ( 1993 ) UPV GP

I studied medicine in the University of the Basque Country (UPV), Spain and qualified as a medical doctor in 1993.

I trained as a GP sharing jobs between Hospital de Cruces (the largest hospital in Bazkaia, Basque Country) and a Primary Care Centre in Ortuella, Bizkaia.

Before moving to England in 2007 I worked as a full time GP in a Primary Care setting and A&E on calls.

My main interests include Diabetes and Palliative Care.

I work full time over four days and also provided extended access appointments.

My personal interests include reading, long walks, the cinema, travelling and tasting good food and wine. Time with my daughter is a must!

Dr Diana McEwen (f)

Dr Diana McEwen

GP Partner

BSc Ph.D MMBS DFSRH DRCOG MRCGP PGCmedEd

  • Studied PhD Pathology at Imperial College London, prior to studying medicine at Royal Free and University College London Medical school, and qualified as a medical doctor in 2006
  • Completed hospital jobs at Horton Hospital (Banbury), John Radcliffe Hospital (Oxford), Nuffield Orthopaedic Hospital (Oxford) and Churchill Hospital (Oxford) and completed GP training scheme in Banbury
  • Trained as a GP at Bicester Health Centre and subsequently worked at a number of practices in Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire
  • Special interests include dermatology, women's and sexual health
  • GP education and training
  • Works 9 clinical sessions including extended hours session (4 days a week)
  • Personal interests include photography, walking, cycling, travelling, consuming and performing arts, dinghy sailing in good weather
Dr Mary Akinola (f)
Dr Mary Akinola

I qualified in 1988 from the University of Benin School of Medicine. After house jobs in Benin, I moved back to the UK. I completed my hospital training, initially working in Swindon, Banbury and Oxford.

 

I was part of the Banbury/Oxford vocational GP training scheme. I started my GP training at the Health Centre, Bicester and completed it at 19 Beaumont Street Surgery.

 

I have been a GP since 2000, working in various practices and then joined Kennington Health Centre in March 2002 as a partner. I’m now a partner at Botley Medical Centre and have been since July 2017.

 

I have been fortunate enough to maintain various interests throughout this time, involved initially in the Addictions Clinic in Oxford and Abingdon.

 

I have also worked in older adult psychiatry inpatients and in the memory clinic.

 

I now work 2 days a week in research, mainly dementia and other neurological diseases like Parkinsons and Huntington’s Disease.

 

I work 3 days a week in general practice; Tuesdays and Fridays at Kennington, Thursdays at Botley with a dedicated ‘research’ session.

Dr Maddy Podichetty (f)

Dr Maddy Podichetty

Dr Maddy Podichetty BSc, MB, ChB, MRCPsych, MSc, MRCGP

I trained to be a doctor at St Andrews and completed my training in Manchester. I initially trained to be a GP and then branched into psychiatry. I qualified and worked as a Consultant Psychiatrist in Psychotherapy for five years, doing group and individual therapy. During this time I also did the Group Analytic training in London. I have lived in Oxford for the past twenty three years.

I decided I wanted to return to General Practice and retrained part time and have worked in most of the hospitals in Oxford. I qualified as a GP in 2013.

My interests are in Mental Health, Women's Health and Paediatrics.

I work Mondays and Thursdays in Botley and Wednesday in Kennington.

Dr Manpreet Ahluwalia (f)

I qualified from Sheffield University in 2001.

I have been working as a GP in Oxfordshire since 2008. 

When I am not at work, I enjoy gardening and running around with my 7 and 4 year old in the park!

Dr Ahluwalia

Dr Barbara Bregon (f)

Dr Barbara Bregon

Dr Bregon works as a salaried doctor at both Botley and Kennington.

bio to follow

Dr Ewa Frac (f)

Dr Frac works as a Salaried GP at both Kennington and Botley.

Bio to follow.

Dr Simon Clough (m)

Dr Clough

Dr Clough works at both sites as a salaried GP.

Bio to follow

 
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