Dr Priya Chandra, MBBS, MRCGP, DFFP, DRCOG
Qualified in Madras, India in 2001. I came to the UK thereafter to train as an obstetrician and gynaecologist. I worked in this role for four and a half years in Northern Ireland and Yorkshire. I then did further training in sexual health in Newcastle until 2007. I moved to Scotland to become a GP with a special interest in women’s and sexual health. I completed my General Practice training at Dumfries and Galloway Royal Infirmary and worked in many practices as a locum in the region as well as at the Out-of-Hours Services, which I continue to do.
- Women’s and sexual health (including coils and Implanons)
- Minor Surgery and Joint Injections
- Palliative Medicine
Dr James L Duck BSc, MB ChB, FRCGP
Qualified in Edinburgh in 1976. My early hospital experience was in Paediatrics in Wales and Bristol, including Neonatal Intensive Care, Paediatric surgery, and Cancers. I also worked in Geriatrics, Accident & Emergency and Obstetrics & Gynaecology before completing my GP training with a year in Coldstream and Kelso. I have worked in Castle Douglas since 1982 and have been a GP Trainer since 1985. I, along with Dr Sproat, am an Intermediate Specialist in Substance Misuse and we hold weekly clinics on our own and with the Cameron House team. In 2002 I passed the Diploma in Sports Medicine from the University of Bath and can offer services as a Sports Physician. I am doctor for Stewartry RFC and help run the Stewartry Sports Medicine Clinic.
- Sports Medicine
- Substance Misuse
- Medical Education - GP Trainer for Foundation Year 2 Doctors
Dr Angus G MacGregor, MBChb
Qualified in Aberdeen in 1999 and then worked in Anaesthetics and Intensive Care for seven years in Aberdeen and Glasgow before undertaking General Practice training which I completed in 2009. The general practice training consisted of Oncology, Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Psychiatry, Care of the Elderly and General Medicine.
I am now a GP trainer, helping new doctors to become GPs, and have enjoyed becoming involved in providing medical cover for local motorsport events.
- Pre Hospital Trauma Care and Pain Management
Dr Gregor Purdie BSc, MB ChB, DRCOG
Graduated from Edinburgh in 1978. I worked as a trainee general practitioner in Castle Douglas and became a partner in 1983. I have been interested in medical politics for some time and now hold several positions on local medical committees. I work part time at the Health Board in Dumfries as GP Medical Advisor.
- Mental Health
- Psychological problems
- Accident and Emergency
- Care of the Elderly GP Advisor
- Dumfries and Galloway Health Board
Dr Kenneth Scott MB ChB, DRCOG
Qualified in Glasgow in 1987. I did my GP training on Dumfries training scheme 1988-91 which included one year in general practice in Dalbeattie. I joined the practice of Dr Scott and Partners in 1995.
Dr Lois M E Sproat MB ChB, DRCOG
Graduated in Dundee in 1976. I gained hospital experience in Dundee and Harrogate before moving to Castle Douglas where I completed my training in Dumfries, working in Obstetrics & Gynaecology, Psychiatry, Accident & Emergency and General Medicine. I became a partner in 1984 and since then have also worked in Casualty in Dumfries and developed my interest in gynaecological problems, family planning, sexual health, management of drug related problems and osteoporosis. I am the GP representative on the Osteoporosis Working Group for Dumfries and Galloway. I have completed training courses in Acupuncture and offer this to patients in the practice with musculo-skeletal problems.
- Gynaecological problems
- Sexual Health
- Osteoporosis and Acupuncture
Dr Mhari Williamson MB ChB, DRCOG, MRCGP
Graduated from Edinburgh University in 1978. After several hospital posts, including Gynaecology, Obstetrics and Paediatrics, I completed my general practice training in Kirriemuir, Angus in 1983. I have worked in a variety of general practice settings, mainly rural, and became a trainer for GP Registrars in 1996.
- Women’s Health
- Asthma and Medical Education
GP Appraiser for D&G Health Board; GP Trainer for Registrars.