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Doctors

Dr Dene Georgelin (m)

BM University of Southampton 1993

Born and educated in Jersey before completing medical training at Southampton University medical school, qualified, BM, 1993
Spent 10 years in hospital medicine, Mostly in Cornwall but including time in Salisbury, Cardiff and New Zealand, before completing GP training in Cornwall 2003.
Interests; cardiology/respiratory/dermatology/neurology/elderly care/musculoskeletal (particularly shoulders/hips and knees) and carry out minor surgery and joint injections.

Dr Richard Williams (m)

BM BA Bch Oxford 1987

MRCP (UK) 1993

My very first job as a doctor was in Truro and I have remained in Cornwall ever since, apart from a 'temporary' 5 year spell in and around London gaining a broad range of experience including Psychiatry, Paediatrics and Obstetrics and Gynaecology. I also spent 6 months working in a rural mission hospital in Kwazulu-Natal in South Africa in 1995.

I joined Westover Surgery in 2004 and became Senior Partner in 2016.

I have developed an interest and expertise in joint and soft tissue injections.

I enjoy running, cycling and my garden and sailing when the weather is nice enough.

Dr Susan Thompson (f)

Specialist Interest: Ear Nose and Throat and Medical Education.

BA (Hons) Human Communication Studies and Speech and Language Therapy  - Plymouth University 2004

MBBS St Barts and The Royal London School of Medicine 2009

MRCSLT (2004) MRCGP (2015)

Born in Essex but grew up in Falmouth attending both King Charles and Falmouth School, I left to study Speech Therapy at Plymouth University and returned to work in Helston as a Paediatric Speech and Language Therapist for a year. I then left to study medicine at Bart's and the Royal London University, I then stayed and worked in London for 10 years covering specialties such as General Surgery, Gastroenterology, Psychiatry, Palliative Care and Care of the Elderly, and then training as a GP. I returned to Cornwall in 2015 working in Veor Surgery in Camborne and then Westover Surgery. 

My speech therapy experience has led to a specialist interest in Ear Nose and Throat, alongside being in charge of organising and teaching the Peninsula Medical students we have at Westover. 

Outside of work I enjoy spending time outdoors, cycling and supporting Arsenal.

Dr Emmie Carter (f)

Specialist Interest: Women's Health including contraception and menopause.

BA (Hons) Geography 2002

MBBS Brighton and Sussex Medical School 2008

MRCGP (Cornwall 2015)

Diploma in Emergency Medicine / DIPEC South Africa 2010

Diploma in FSRH 2017

Post qualification, I travelled to South Africa to work as a doctor in Emergency Medicine. On returning to Cornwall I decided to train as a GP.

I now have a specialist interest in Sexual and Reproductive Health having just gained my diploma in that area. I fit coils and implants at the surgery. 

Outside work, I enjoy sea swimming and running the Cornish coast paths.

Dr Alan Twomey (m)

MBBS St Marys Paddington 1996

BSc UCL 1995

DRCOG 2003, MRCGP 2004

Interests in Cardiology, Oncology, Palliative Care and Orthopaedics

I am also working as a GPsI in Oncology at the Sunrise Centre at Treliske. 

After growing up in London and going to medical school there I left for my first job in Portsmouth planning to return to the big city. But once I discovered there really was life outside London I never returned.

I worked in the Lake District, Liverpool, Nottingham, Barnstaple, Plymouth and Australia; covering jobs such as Orthopaedics, Anaesthetics and ITU, Psychiatry, Oncology and Cardiology.

I completed my GP training in Mevagissey in 2004 and decided to stay here in beautiful Cornwall. I worked as a GP in a practice in Helston from 2004 until 2017.

I enjoy music and most especially football LFC YNWA.

Together with my wife and three kids we enjoy the outdoors, cycling, swimming, surfing and kayaking.

Dr Anna Harrold (f)

Specialist interests : Paediatrics, Gynaecology - Pessary Insertion.

 
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