Our Staff

Doctors

Dr Rami Eliad

MB Ch.B (1985 Sheffield) DRCOG MRCGP

I qualified at Sheffield University Medical School and have been a GP at Garston Medical Centre for the last 32 years. My interests are Teaching and Commissioning Healthcare. I am the HVCCG Clinical Lead for Children, Young People and Maternity, a GP Trainer and a member of the Bedfordshire and Hertfordshire LMC.

Dr Thiru Sathiyaseelan

MBBS MRCGP DFSRH

I qualified in Sri Lanka in 1996 (MBBS).I completed 3 years General Practice Speciality training at Watford Scheme and attained MRCGP. I joined Garston Medical Centre in 2017 after working as a GP Partner in Leighton Buzzard for more than 10 years. My interests are Minor Surgery, Joint injections and Family Planning. As a GP Trainer, I am actively involved in medical education for GP Registrars.

Dr Simonee Allen

MBBS MRCGP DRCOG

Dr Allen graduated from The University of London ( University College and Middlesex Hospitals) and has been a GP partner in Watford since 1991 before joining Garston Medical Centre in 2012 where she works three days per week. Her interests are Women's and Children's health and she is the dementia lead doctor for the practice. She also works for the HVCCG as the Named doctor for Safeguarding Children.

Dr Sara Selvarajah

MBBS IBSc MRCGP

Dr Selvarajah graduated from University College London Medical School in 2008 and completed her GP training in 2013. Her areas of clinical interest include mental health, children's and women's health. Dr Selvarajah is particularly keen on medical education and is a trainer for the GP vocational training programme. She works three days a week.

Dr Sukriti Sinha

MBBS BSc MRCGP DSFRH

Dr Sinha graduated from Imperial College London in 2015. She completed her GP training in Watford, 18 months of which was spent at Garston Medical Centre. She joined Garston Medical Centre as a fully qualified GP in August 2020. Her areas of interest are sexual and reproductive health.

Dr Sobitha Mayurathan

MBBS, MRCGP

Dr Sakina Akhter

MBChB, BSc Hons, MRCGP, DFSRH

Dr Akhter graduated from University of Liverpool. She completed her GP training in Liverpool and joined Garston Medical Centre in October 2020 having previously locumed in the Greater London area. She has a special interest in women’s health.

Registrars

Garston Medical Centre trains doctors who want to become General Practitioners. They are known as a GP Registrars, they are fully qualified doctors who have already worked a number of years in hospital. They work largely on their own, although with supervision and guidance. Their training program is organised by the Watford GP Vocational Training Scheme.

Dr Randeep Sangha

Dr Ben Eliad

Nurses

The nurses provide many services such as blood taking, smears, clinics for asthma, diabetes and much more. Patients are seen by appointment.

Helena Farrington

Aisling O'Connor

Pharmacists

Pritul Patel

Pritul is our Clinical Pharmacist. He is able to answer the questions on your medications and treatment plan. He is a quqlified precriber.

Healthcare Assistants

Our Healthcare Assistant provides services such as blood taking, new patient checks, spirometry, ECG and follow up blood pressures.

Jan Hueson

Practice Management

Sandy Gozzard

MCSP LLB

Reception

Most of our receptionists have been with the practice for many years and get to know patients well. They deal with bookings, requests for home visits, queries about forms and services. Our receptionists give test results but are not qualified to advise further or to deal with medical information; for such queries they will pass you on to a doctor or nurse.

Health Visitors

The Health Visitor provides a service to families with children under 5. Most of her clinics are held at Garston Clinic (St Albans Road) by appointment.