Meet the Team

Our Doctors

Dr Parvez Khan

GP Partner
MB, BS, MRCP, MRCGP, DCH qualified from London University in 1986

Dr Khan‘s Bio

Dr Parvez Khan has been a partner at the practice since 1992.

He has been a GP Trainer at the practice since 2001 and is responsible for co-ordinating GP Registrar training.

Dr Khan has a special interest in Diabetic care.

Dr Pooneh Youssefi

GP Partner
MB, BS, BSc, MRCGP, DRCOG, DFSRH qualified University College London in 2003

Dr Youssefi‘s Bio

Dr Youssefi was a GP Registrar at the practice before becoming a partner in 2010.

As part of her vocational training scheme she has worked in Obstetrics & Gynaecology, Paediatrics, Psychiatry, Sexual Health and Dermatology. She has a special interest in Women’s Health, Family Planning/Contraception and Sexual health. You can book to have coil and implant fitting or removal with Dr Youssefi.

Dr Sandip Pramanik

GP Partner
MBcHB, BSc, MSc, FRCGP, DCH

Dr Pramanik‘s Bio

I joined Attenborough Surgery as a GP Partner in October 2013.

I completed my medical training in 2008 at the University of Manchester. Following this I worked in various posts as a junior doctor at University Hospital Birmingham and then City Hospital.

Over the last 3 years of my GP training I have worked in Paediatrics, Accident & Emergency, General medicine, Acute Medicine, Obstetrics & Gynaecology, Elderly care and Intensive Care. Much of this has been in Watford General Hospital and I have worked with many of the local Consultants of these specialties. I have also worked as part of the Community Mental Health team and worked on call with psychiatric emergencies in the neighbouring units in Hertfordshire.

In addition to my hospital jobs I have already worked at Attenborough surgery for over a year as a GP registrar. I have a particular interest in Child Health, General Medicine and Psychiatry. I have also undertaken a BSc in Biomedical Science and a Masters degree in Immunology and hold a strong interest in research and academic medicine. To further my interest in child health I have recently completed the Diploma in Child Health.

Away from work I enjoy playing badminton, golf and cricket and like spending time with my family and friends. I also do charity work and act as a mentor to young aspiring doctors.

Dr Zanne Lewis

GP Partner
MB, BS, BSc, MRCGP, DRCOG, DFSRH qualified from University College London in 2003

Dr Zanne Lewis‘ Bio

My medical training was undertaken at University College London Medical School. I was on the Barnet Hospital Vocational Training Scheme and have worked as a doctor in Accident & Emergency, General Medicine, Surgery, Paediatrics, Obstetrics & Gynaecology and Psychiatry. I therefore have lots of experience in a wide range of clinical areas. I have also undertaken extra training in Obstetrics & Gynaecology and Paediatrics and have achieved a diploma in both these areas.
I have worked as a GP in Hertfordshire for over 5 years prior to joining Attenborough and do regular out of hours sessions for Herts Urgent Care. Away from the surgery, I enjoy spending time with my husband and 2 young daughters.

Dr David Zemmel

GP Partner
MA MBBS DRCOG MRCGP.

Dr David Zemmel‘s Bio

My medical training was undertaken at Trinity College, Cambridge University for my first three years and then I moved to London to complete my studies at Royal Free and University College Medical School.

My title is Dr David Zemmel MA MBBS DRCOG MRCGP.I started at Attenborough Surgery in 2006. I am the clinical lead for the anti-coagulation service and I also lead in our interactions with the local NHS political structures as well as with other local practices and NHS organisations.

Away from the surgery, I enjoy spending time with my wife, three children and Manchester City. I also try and keep as fit and active as I can through regular sport and exercise and manage a junior football team. Sometimes, I even manage to cycle to and from the surgery and have been known to do the odd home visit by bike.

Dr Danielle Slyper

Salaried GP
MB, ChB 2002 Birmingham, MRCGP, DRCOG, DFFP

Dr Danielle Slyper‘s Bio

Qualified from Birmingham University in 2002. Joined Attenborough Surgery as a GP trainee in 2003 and completed GP training in 2006. She has remained at Attenborough Surgery as a salaried GP since then. Her special interests are diabetes and women’s health and she fits and removes contraceptive implants as part of this.

Dr Kalveer Plaha

Salaried GP

Dr Kalveer Plaha‘s Bio

Qualified from University of Manchester in 2008 and has been a partner at the practice since 2013. She has a specialist interest in contraception and family planning and you can book to have coils inserted and removed with her.

Also involved in teaching medical students.

Dr Divyan Sankaran

Salaried GP
MBChB (University of Manchester), BSc, MRCS(ENT), MRCGP

Dr Divyan Sankaran‘s Bio

Dr Sankaran is a Salaried GP who has a special interest in Ear, Nose and Throat related issues.

Dr David Moss

Salaried GP
MBBS DCH DRCOG MRCGP

Dr David Moss‘ Bio

Qualified from Charing Cross Hospital Medical School in 1983 and joined the Tudor Surgery in 1987. His specialist interests are diabetes and cardiology. He is involved in teaching medical students and represents the practice in primary Care Commissioning.

Dr Naheed Sarwar

Salaried GP

Dr Naheed Sarwar‘s Bio

Qualified from Manchester University in 1992 and joined the Tudor surgery as a partner in January 2014. Her special interests are diabetes and women’s health and she also takes part in medical student teaching.

Dr Ella Elakeche

Salaried GP
MRCGP 2018
MD University of Malta 2013
(BSc Molecular Medicine, University of Sussex 2007)

Dr Ella Elakeche’s Bio

I completed my medical training in 2013 at the University of Malta, after which I completed my 2-year foundation training programme in Glasgow and Dumfries, Scotland. I then went on to do my GP Training in King’s Lynn, Norfolk. During my years of training, I worked across several medical specialties, including Obstetrics & Gynaecology, Infectious Diseases, Orthopaedics, Diabetes, and Respiratory Medicine, Psychiatry and Paediatrics.

After completing my GP training in 2018 I worked as a Salaried and A&E GP in King’s Lynn for one year, before moving to Hertfordshire. I became a Salaried GP at Attenborough Surgery in 2019. In addition to my Salaried work, I also regularly undertake Locum GP Out of Hours work with Herts Urgent Care

Dr Pooja Gupta

GP Retainer
GP. MD, MRCGP, DFSRH

Dr Poojah Gupta’s Bio

I have been a GP Retainer at Attenborough Surgery since September 2018. I was on the Watford GP Vocational Training Scheme which I completed in 2012.

I am particularly interested in Paediatrics, Dermatology and Women’s Health/Family Planning.

My interests and hobbies include yoga, cooking and travelling.

Dr Anshi Dattani

Salaried GP
MBBS, BSc, MRCGP

Dr Anshi Dattani’s Bio

Dr Dattani has been a salaried GP at Attenborough surgery since 2018.
She qualified from King’s College London in 2013 and her GP training was undertaken in the West Hertfordshire area with the hospital placements at Watford General Hospital.

Outside of work she enjoys running,  cycling and spending time with her family.

Dr Rajan Nimalanathan

Salaried GP
Sheffield Medical School, Kings College

Dr Rajan Nimalanathan’s Bio

Dr Nimalanathan grew up in the local area, he has a passion for global health and providing healthcare for the community and those from marginalized parts of society.

Dr Sonal Navsaria

Salaried GP
MBBS, MRCGP 2017 

Dr Sonal Navsaria’s Bio

Dr Navsaria has been a salaried doctor at the practice since 2019. She completed her medical training at Barts and The London School of Medicine and Dentistry in 2012. Since then, she has worked in Leicester and Northampton for her foundation training and London for her GP training. In this time, she has worked in Acute medicine, Hepato-biliary and general surgery, Sexual health, Urology, Geriatrics, Psychiatry and Obstetrics and gynaecology. Since joining Attenborough surgery she has been involved with teaching medical students and GP trainees. 

Dr Jennifer Kinghorn

Salaried GP
BSc MRCP

Dr Jennifer Kinghorn’s Bio

Dr Kinghorn has been a salaried GP with Attenborough for 2 years. She was previously with the Tudor surgery branch for 5 years. She qualified from St Andrews university in 2006 before completing her medical degree at Manchester University in 2009. She completed her GP training in Dundee, Scotland in 2015.

She enjoys playing violin, baking cakes and spending time with her new baby.

Dr Mai Tran

Salaried GP
MB BS, MRCGP, Bsc(hons), DRCOG

Dr Mai Tran’s Bio

Dr Mai Tran graduated from the Royal Free and University College London since 2006. She has been a GP since 2011 after undertaking her GP training in the west midlands. She has experience in a range of hospital specialities including paediatrics, obstetrics and gynaecology, general surgery and accident and emergency. She has previously been an author in learning modules for GP trainees with the RCGP.  She joined Attenborough surgery in 2016. She is now a GP trainer and enjoys training future GPs and medical students. In her free time she enjoys cooking Asian foods, baking treats for the practice staff, hikes and spending time with her family.

Dr Ranjini Kudli Nagaraja

Salaried GP

Dr Kavita Nayak

Salaried GP

GP Retainer

A retainer is a fully qualified Doctor who is working a limited amount of sessions due to family or other commitments.


Trainee Doctors

FY1 or FY2 (A Foundation doctor) is a grade of medical practitioner in the United Kingdom undertaking the Foundation Programme – a two-year, general postgraduate medical training programme which forms the bridge between medical school and specialist/general practice training.

ST1,ST2,ST3 etc. Following on from the Foundation training a further period of training is undertaken. This is between 3-7 years of training dependant on speciality (GP or Hospital speciality). Referred to as ST1 / ST 2 / ST 3 etc.

We have recently been approved to start training medical students from the University of Cambridge in addition to the students that we train from London Medical Schools. We are proud to help train the next generation of doctors and GPs.

Practice Nurse Team

All our Nurses are experienced health professionals and can advise on immunisation for children, flu and travelling abroad.

They carry out nursing procedures such as:

  • Dressing wounds
  • Removing stitches
  • Ear syringing

as well as contributing to the management of patients with chronic disease.

Sister Elizabeth Cross

Advanced Nurse Practitioner
RN, BSc, MSc, PgDip

Sister Sharon Worth

Practice Nurse
RN

Sister Christine Patmore

Practice Nurse
RN

Sara Francis

Assistant Practitioner

Gloria Bates

Healthcare Assistant

Sister Maria Sheridan

Practice Nurse

Sarah Hoskins

Healthcare Assistant

Susannah Rayner

Practice Nurse

Paramedics

Our paramedic team will see patients in the community as well as in the practice.

Matt Childs

Paramedic

Matt’s Bio

Matt Childs has spent twenty years with the London Ambulance Service, spending time on their front-line ambulances, fast response cars, Cycle Response Unit, and ending his career with the Motorcycle Unit. He has spent the last year in GP practice in Wimbledon.

He has enjoyed the change in surroundings, and no sirens. He enjoys trying to relax when he gets a moment, with his family.

Callum Moyle

Paramedic

Callum’s Bio

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Pharmacists

Our pharmacist team.

Aliyah Undre

Clinical Pharmacist

Shivam Popat

Clinical Pharmacist

Dru Pindoria

Clinical Pharmacist

Practice Manager

Karen Haines

Practice Manager

Karen’s Bio

The Practice Manager, Karen Haines, is responsible for the smooth running of the practice. If you have any suggestions on how we can improve our service or any other aspect of the practice, please contact our practice manager at Bushey Health Centre.

Karen has previous experience in health care management.

Attached Services

Health Visitors & District Nurses

We have health visitors and district nurses attached to the practice.

They can be contacted during weekdays on:


Midwife

The midwife attached to the practice holds ante natal clinics at Bushey Health Centre.

She can be contacted at Watford General Hospital on 01923 244366.


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