The practice is approved for training of general practitioners. Fully qualified doctors spend up to a year with us to complete their training. By the time they come to us they have already spent several years in hospital medicine.
In our practice, we accomodate the following levels of Doctors in Training:
- F2: Fully qualified doctor with at least one year experience of working in hospital.
- ST1: Fully qualified doctor in their first year of GP training.
- ST3: Fully qualified doctor in their final year of GP training.
Occasionally you may be asked if you are willing to have your consultation videotaped. This is used to help doctors to assess and improve their consultation skills and their ability to talk to patients. No intimate examinations will be recorded and the camera will be turned off immediately if you are unhappy at any stage.
If you agree to the recording of your consultation you will be asked to sign a consent form before and after you have seen the doctor. The videotape is subject to the same degree of confidentiality as patient records. The tape will be used for teaching consultation techniques and for examining training doctors in communications skills. If the tape is to be viewed by other doctors outside the practice the viewers will be asked to give a written undertaking to maintain confidentiality.
|Dr Heather White|
MRCGP BMBS DRCOG PGDip Derm (Distinction) PGCCE
I trained at Brighton and Sussex Medical school, graduating in 2008. I moved to Tring in January 2013 and I completed my GP training on the Buckinghamshire training scheme in July 2013. I joined the practice in August 2013 and became a partner in August 2014. My interests are Dermatology and Minor Surgery. I am also the safeguarding lead at the practice.
I work full time, in both Edlesborough and Pitstone surgeries
|Dr Lee Mitchell|BMBS, MRCGP
I was born and raised locally in Leighton Buzzard. I attended Medical School in Devon spending time both in Exeter and Plymouth and graduated with Distinction. I completed my hospital training in Bedfordshire before undergoing my GP training in Luton and Edlesborough. I have since completed my GP training and has been working at Edlesborough Surgery since December 2017. I am also fully trained in Minor Skin Surgery and have undergone further Specialist training in this field at the University of Hertfordshire. I also perform joint injections.
I work full time in both Edlesborough and Pitstone surgeries
|Dr Stephanie A Johnston|
I graduated from Manchester in 1983 and have been with the practice since 1997. I have a special interest in Diabetes and Womens Health.
I work three days a week in both Edlesborough and Pitstone surgeries.
|Dr Kirsten Riemer|
MBChB. MRCGP. DCH. DFFP.
I graduated from University of Cape Town, South Africa in December 2001 and joined the practice in October 2009. I moved to the UK in June 2004. I have a special interest in Womens Health.
I work two days a week in both Edlesborough and Pitstone Surgeries
|Dr Shiv Koria|
MBBS, MRCGP, DRCOG, PGcert Diabetes
I completed my undergraduate training at St Bart's & The Royal London Medical School in 2012. I thereafter completed my GP training in the Luton scheme in 2017 where I first joined Edlesborough as a GP registrar and now as a GP. My areas of interest include Diabetes.
I work 4 days a week across both Edlesborough & Pitstone surgeries.
Doctors In Training
|Dr Aysha Ziauddin|
Part time ST3
|Dr Richard Edgington|
Part time ST2
|Dr Dan Oproiu|
|Dr Elliot Brown|