DR WENDY KITCHING
Senior GP Partner - MB, ChB, MRCGP
Originally from Preston, Dr Kitching qualified in Medicine at Manchester University in 1991 and joined the practice in 1996. Her special interests include children's medicine and elderly care. Dr W Kitching was the lead for the redevelopment of the site and extension to the surgery which was completed 2017.
DR JEENITA MOHANTY
MBBS(London), MRCGP, Bsc(Genetics),DRCOG
Born in India, Dr Mohanty has been in the UK since she was 7 months old and has been brought up in the greater Manchester area. Graduated in 2000 from the United Medical and Dental Schools of Guy’s and St Thomas’, London. She joined the practice in 2006. Interests in Diabetes, practice education and is currently Safeguarding Lead.
DR REENA KUNDU
MbCHB (University of Manchester Medical School, July 2004), DCH (Diploma of Child Health 2008), DRCOG (Diploma of Ther Royal College of Obstetrics and Gynaecology 2009), MRCGP (RCGP 2011).
Originally from London and Trained at Manchester University (Graduated 2004), spent three years in Paediatrics before completing GP Training in Preston. Dr Kundu had the practice accredited as a Training Practice for GP s. Special interest in Paediatrics, Womens Health, Diabetes and is a GP Trainer.
DR AJAY KARIGIRI
MBBS (Bangalore University, India 2001), MRCS (Royal College of Surgeons England, 2007), Diploma of Faculty of Sexual and Reproductive Health 2011), MRCGP (RCGP London 2011)
Born in India, Dr Karigiri undertook his initial surgical training in Cardiff before training as a GP in Preston. He has been a GP in Blackpool since 2012. Having relocated to Manchester, he has recently joined the Partnership at Avenue Medical Centre. His special interests are musculoskeletal medicine and orthopaedics, joint injections, minor surgery, respiratory health and Men’s Health. He is very passionate about teaching and is a GP trainer and an appraiser. He avidly supports the Movember charity and is in his eighth consecutive year of fundraising towards promoting men’s health.
DR TANJILA HAKIM
MBBS, BSc (Hons), MRCGP
Dr Hakim originally joined the practice as our GP Trainee and stayed with us as a Salaried GP. Dr Hakim joined us as a GP Partner in February 2021.
DR CALEIGH BLAKE
DR JAMES ENGLAND
DR MUSTAFA ALJAWAHERY
Mrs McGuinness is an experienced pharmacist who has many years experience both in hospital and in the community. In addition she has undergone further training, which allows her to prescribe independently. She runs a minor illness clinic each week and in addition has an important role in medicines management, reviewing the safety and appropriateness of the many thousands of prescriptions we issue each year.