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Dr Prashant Desai (m)

MB ChB Dundee 1996, MRCGP, DFFP. Dr Desai joined the Old Court House Surgery in 2002 as a Partner. His main interests are teaching and training, child protection and General Medicine. He is currently the Named Doctor for Child Protection for Barnet CCG . Dr Desai teaches 4th year medical students from University College London and  is a  GP Trainer.  He enjoys sports especially cricket and has twins which keeps him busy outside his work.

Dr Ahmer Farooqi (m)

MB,ChB Manc. 1996 MRCGP. Dr Farooqi joined the surgery in 2009 as a Partner. His main clinical interests are General Medicine, Men's Health, Paediatrics. He is also invovled in Teaching and Training in the surgery and teaches Junior doctors. Dr. Farooqi lives locally and is married with 2 young children. He enjoys cycling, swimming, travelling, cooking and supports Liverpool.

Dr Anita Ganapathi (f)

Her main interests are gynaecology and general medicine.  She also enjoys teaching and medical education.  Outside of medicine she enjoys spending time with her young daughter, as well as reading fiction novels and travelling

Dr Rashael Gerrard (f)

Her main clinical interests are End of Life Care and medical education.  She is an avid rugby league fan and is kept busy outside of work by her young son and a rather rambunctious beagle

Dr Deborah O'Donnell (f)
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