Doctors

Dr Stephen Whitfield

Senior GP partner
MB ChB 1987 Aberdeen; MRCGP

Dr Whitfield works from both the Claypath Medical Centre as well as the University Health Centre.

In addition to general practice, Dr Whitfield undertakes the role of a GP Trainer.

His special interests include minor surgery and joint injection, and GP Education.

Dr Jan Panke

GP partner
State Exam Med 1997 Gottingen, Germany; MRCGP 2002 UK,

Dr Panke also works from both the Claypath Medical Centre and the University Health Centre.

In addition to general practice, Dr Panke takes a lead liaising with the Primary Care Trust in relation to GP Clinical Commissioning and is the Deputy GP Lead for the Durham Constituency of the Shadow North Durham Clinical Commissioning Group. 

Dr Panke trained in scalpel free vasectomy in 2006.  His special interests include vasectomies and ophthalmology.

Dr Andrew Kent

GP partner
BSc (Hons) 1978 St Andrews; BM ChB 1981 Oxford;  MRCGP

Dr Kent works from both the Claypath Medical Centre and the University Health Centre.

In addition to general practice, Dr Kent is the practice lead for Diabetes.

Dr Kent's special interests include student health, diabetes, mental health, substance misuse, and sexual health.

Dr Alice Walling

GP partner
MB BS 1984 Newcastle; MRCGP

Dr Walling works part-time, mainly from the University Health  Centre.

Her special interests include young people/student welfare.

Dr Stephen Dellar

GP partner
MA (Cantab); MB BChir (Cantab) 2004; MRCGP; DRCOG; DFFP

Dr Dellar joined the practice in February, 2008.  He works from both the Claypath Medical Centre and University Health Centre.

In addition to general practice, Dr Dellar undertakes the role of a GP Trainer and is the practice Prescribing Lead.

He has a special interest in diabetes.

Dr Alexandra Milne

GP partner
MB BS 2007 Newcastle; BSc; MRCGP

Dr Milne joined the practice in September, 2012, as a Salaried GP and became a GP Partner in January, 2016.

Dr Milne works from both practice surgeries.

Her special interests are in elderly care, gynaecology, and ophthalmology.

Dr Michael Mason

Salaried GP
MB ChB 2009 Dundee; BSc; MRCGP

Dr Mason joined the practice as a Salaried GP on 8th December, 2014.  He will work from both practice surgeries. Dr Mason's special interest is in Ophthalmology.

Dr Graham Peat

Salaried GP
MB BS 2009 Newcastle; MRCS; MRCGP

Dr Peat joined the practice as a Salaried GP on 1st September, 2016.  He will work from both practice surgeries. Dr Peat's special interests include minor surgery and vasectomies.                

Dr Michael Smith

Salaried GP
MB BS 2010 Newcastle; MRCGP

Dr Smith is joining our practice as a Salaried GP on 13th March, 2017.  He will work from both practice surgeries.

Dr Smith's special interests are in IT, Clinical Commissioning and Palliative Care.

Dr Susan McDevitte

Salaried GP
MB BCh 2000 Belfast; DRCOG; DCH, DFFP, DTMH

Dr McDevitte is joining our practice as a Salaried GP on 2nd October, 2017.  She will work from both practice surgeries.

Dr McDevitte's special interests are in sexual health, young people/student welfare.