DR CHAS THENUWARA
Dr Thenuwara joined the practice in October 2006 as a full time replacement for Dr Harris. He qualified from St Georges Medical school in 1998 and has been a general practitioner since 2003. His Qualifications include MBBS MRCGP DCH. He has a special interest in Dermatology and is keen to develop this further. He is also involved in clinical research for The National institute for health research. He is married with 3 children. His hobbies include viewing art, enjoying fine wines and playing many sports although tennis is his passion. His wife claims his best sport is avoiding housework.
DR RICHARD YASOTHARAN
Dr Yasotharan qualified from London in 2011. He completed an additional Bachelor’s degree in Experimental Pathology during his MBBS in medical school. His qualifications include MBBS, BSc, MRCGP. Previously a hospital doctor, he completed various hospital posts in the UK before completing Core Medical Training (CMT) which requires placements in various medical specialties. Additionally he is certified by the Royal College of GPs (RCGP) to perform minor surgery procedures and steroid injections. Having returned to live in Harpenden, you may see meet him enjoying a walk on the Common and Batford Springs Nature Reserve when he is not pursuing his other interests including gym, running, football, golf and chess. During his time at university he was a paid employee of the Territorial Army.
DR AJEET BAGGA
Dr Bagga qualified as MBBS from London in 20009. He completed his GP specialist training at Davenport House and returns to the surgery following several years as a partner at a St Albans practice.
DR MUNAWAR CHOUDHURI
Dr Choudhuri qualified from University College London in 2003, with an additional Bachelor’s degree with Honours in Medical Microbiology during his MBBS. His qualifications include MBBS, BSc (Hons), MRCGP. He is also a qualified trainer, holding the Post Graduate Certificate in Medical Education. He grew up in North London where he completed his GP Training, he moved to St Albans in 2014 as a GP Partner until joining the Davenport House team in June 2022. Dr Choudhuri has a keen interest in Diabetes and is currently developing a Diabetes Lifestyle Coaching scheme being piloted in the local area. He lives with his wife and four children, and his hobbies include cooking, football and running.
DR HAYLEY KIRSOP
Having qualified as a GP from Chelsea and Westminster in 2011 Dr Kirsop joined a practice in West London as a partner. Her qualification are MBBS BSc MRCP MRCGP DRCOG and she has a special interest in diabetes and mental health. Dr Kirsop has recently returned to live in Harpenden with her husband and young family. When not engaged as a busy mother she enjoys running and has participated in both the London Marathon and Great North Run.
DR KATHARINE NOWLAN
Dr Katharine Nowlan qualified from Bristol University in 2010 moving to London to complete her foundation training at Kingston and Frimley Park hospitals. She initially started training for hospital medicine but changed to general practice as she enjoys both the variety of general medicine and looking after paediatric patients. She completed her general practice training at the start of 2018 from the Welwyn Garden City GP training scheme, and is excited to have started her first role as a salaried GP in a new area. Dr Nowlan wishes to keep a broad interest but is also keen to develop her role in women's health and is able to fit ring pessaries. Her qualifications include MRCGP and MRCOG. Dr Nowlan lives in St Albans with her husband and young son, and enjoys catching up with local family and friends. She delights in getting outdoors as much as possible, and has been spotted a top several mountains in the Lake District with toddler and rucksac in tow!
DR ISABEL LOMAX
Dr Lomax qualified from Edinburgh University in 2008. She completed her GP training in Kingston-upon-Thames in 2013, and since then has been working in South West London. Her clinical interests include women’s health, contraception and menopause care. She can advise on and fit coils and contraceptive implants. Her qualifications include MBChB, MRCGP, DCH, DFRSH, and DRCOG. She is married with two daughters and lives in Hitchin, and in her spare time enjoys climbing, swimming and spending time with family and friends.
DR PRAGALATHAN SOTHIRAJAH
DR LINDSAY FRASER-MOODIE
DR CAROLYN MATON
After studying medicine at Cambridge, Dr Maton qualified as a GP on the West Herts VTS scheme in 2011, Dr Maton was a partner at a busy teaching practice in St Albans for just under 9 years, leaving in 2021 to focus on family and other interests. Her qualifications are MA (Cantab), MB BChir, DFSRH, DRCOG, MRCGP, Health & Medical Ed PgDip. She has a special interest in women’s health, contraception, HRT and medical anthropology. In addition to enjoying family activities, Dr Maton is a keen musician and enjoys painting and baking.
Advanced Nurse Practitioner
Helen works alongside our GPs offering a minor illness clinic for advice and treatment of fever, urinary tract infections, sickness and diarrhoea and other minor ailments. She also supports the nursing team in surgery looking after leg ulcer patients.
Clinical responsibility for training and supervising nursing care. Clinical Nurse lead for Diabetes
Clinical responsibility for training and supervising nursing care. Clinical Nurse lead for Cancer Care.
Karen is able to carry out ECG’s, audiograms, new patient checks, blood pressure checks, suture removal and basic dressing. Karen also has a special interest in supporting patients to stop smoking and also offers NHS Health checks to eligible patients.