Most of the time you will see the lead clinician, Dr Hamad, who qualified from the medical school in 1995 (MBBCh) and who has memberships of two Royal colleges: The Royal College of Physicians (MRCP, London - 2001) and the Royal College of General Practitioners (MRCGP, Edinburgh - 2006).
Dr Hamad comes with over 22 years of NHS experience; he still practises in the NHS. Dr Hamad is GMC registered (licence 5204501) and he is a member of the Independent Doctors Federation. Dr Hamad is also certified in environmental and nutritional medicine by the the Australasian College of Nutritional and Environmental Medicine (ACNEM) and he has a Masters degree in diabetes (York University - 2009).
Dr Hamad started his training in hospitals, progressing to a senior level in internal medicine then rheumatology before changing direction to general practice.
Over the years Dr Hamad developed expertise in natural therapies. He combined his experience as a hospital doctor and later on as a GP with his passion for non-drug holistic management. His passion is to support motivated individuals to improve their health and wellbeing safely and effectively.
Dr Hamad has also worked as a Senios Clinical Fellow at the University of Hull where he was involved in research and medical students teaching. He published in high impact international medical journals. Despite this, he is very passionate about direct personal contact and knowing his patients well.
Hamad GA, Rigby A, Morice A. Prognostic significance of chronic respiratory symptoms in individuals with normal spirometry. European Respiratory Journal 2020 55: 1902093; DOI: 10.1183/13993003.02093-2019.
Hamad GA, Cheung W, Crooks MG, et al. Eosinophils in COPD: how many swallows make a summer? Eur Respir J 2018; 51: 1702177. This work is cited in the steroid withdrawal guidelines of the European Respiratory Society (2020); DOI: 10.1183/13993003.00351-2020.
Hamad G, Crooks M, Morice A. The value of telehealth in the early detection of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease exacerbations: A prospective observational study. Health Informatics Journal, January 6, 2015, doi:10.1177/1460458214564434.
Dr Otman qualified from the medical school in 1995 (MBBCh) and he also specialise in diabetes care, having obtained a Masters degree from the University of Leicester. Dr Otman, however, is exclusively dedicated to offering counselling to people from ethnic minorities, both face to face and online. If interested in this service please send us your enquiry by email or by filling out the contact form.