Doctors

Dr Paul Wood
BMedSci BMBS DRCOG

Dr Paul Wood qualified from Nottingham in 1988 and has been part of the team and involved in all aspects of practice development since joining The Practice in 1993. In addition to this, he is the Clinical Lead for Urgent and Emergency Care for Derby and Derbyshire Clinical Commissioning Group having previously been Chair of the antecedent organisation. Paul is married with 2 children, in some of his spare time he remains a loyal supporter of Derby County.

Dr Niall McKay
MBChB MRCGP

Dr Niall McKay has been a GP since 1993. He is the lead managerial partner and has a clinical interest in musculoskeletal medicine, sports injuries and rehabilitation as well as medical education and end of life care. Dr McKay is a GP trainer, so supervises and trains GP registrars within the practice.

Dr Caroline Saxelby
MBChB MRCGP

Dr Caroline Saxelby studied medicine as a graduate in Leeds having already completed a degree in Medical Microbiology. She joined the practice in 2008 following completion of her GP training in Nottingham. Alongside Dr. McKay, she is one of the GP trainers in the practice. She has previously worked as the Macmillan GP facilitator for end of life care for the Southern Derbyshire CCG and has worked for the contraception and sexual health service in Derby until the end of 2013. Her special interests include palliative and end of life care, collaborative work with care homes, contraception and sexual health and GP training.

Dr Robbie McDermott
MA BMBS DRCOG

Dr Robbie McDermott qualified in 2010 as a mature entrant to medicine. He has an interest in learning difficulties and autism as well as international humanitarian medicine.

Dr Andrew Kitchen

Dr Andrew Kitchen joined the Practice in January 2017.

Dr Harkesh Chahal
MBChB MRCGP DRCOG

Dr Harkesh Chahal qualified in 2009 and completed her GP training in Derby in 2014. She joined the practice in March 2017. In her spare time she enjoys travelling, walking and reading.

Dr Lakhvinder Dhamrait

Dr Lakhvinder Dhamrait qualified 2015 and completed his GP training in Derby in 2020. He joined the practice in September 2020. In his spare time he enjoys watching football and sports.

Dr Shaanjan Islam
MBBcH MRCGP

Dr Shaanjan Islam studied medicine in Cardiff University and completed his GP training in Derby in 2021. In his spare time he is an avid follower of mixed martial arts and enjoys listening to electronic music.