|Dr Michael H Vickers|
MB ChB (Bristol 1987) DipRCPath
Dr Mike Vickers joined the practice in April 1999. He grew up in Knutsford and graduated from University of Bristol in 1987. After a variety of hospital posts, including several years training in clinical microbiology, he switched to General Practice, completing his training in Burton on Trent. His wife, Rachel is a consultant anaesthetist at Queen's Hospital, Burton and they have two daughters, Charlotte and Lucy. Outside of the practice, he is Chairman of the South Derbyshire Dales Practice Based Commissioning group and also works part-time for Derbyshire County PCT.
|Dr Sarah J Smith|
MB ChB (Leicester 1994) DRCOG MRCGP DCH DFFP
Dr Sarah Smith was born in London before moving to Northamptonshire at the age of 7. She graduated from Leicester University in 1994. After initial training in Paediatrics she switched to General Practice and completed her training in South Yorkshire in 1999. She joined the practice in 2000 after moving to Derby with her husband who is a local Dentist. Her medical interests include paediatrics and respiratory disease. Outside of the practice she is busily entertained by her 3 young sons, James, Sam and Rory.
|Dr Helen L Lever|
MB ChB (Liverpool 1998) DRCOG MRCGP DCH DFFP
Dr Helen Lever was born in the South of England. She graduated from University of Liverpool in 1998, after house-jobs she joined the Derby Vocational Training Scheme completing her General Practice Training in August 2002. Her clinical interests are rheumatology, gynaecology and family planning. Her husband Chris is an Engineer for Rolls Royce. Outside of the practice she enjoys being a Mum and tidying up after George and Rachel.
|Dr Jonathan A Marsden|
MBChB (Sheffield 2005) MRCGP
Dr Jonathan Marsden was born and raised in Oldham, Lancashire. He always wanted to be a GP and graduated from University of Sheffield Medical School in June 2005. After house jobs in Sheffield, he joined onto the Chesterfield Vocational Training scheme and there completed his GP training in August 2010. His medical interests include ear, nose & throat medicine. His wife, Rachel is a senior physiotherapist and they live with their baby son Matthew. Outside of the practice, he enjoys playing cricket and going for walks.
|Dr Jyothi Somarathi (f)|
|Dr Alex Castleden|
MBChB (Leeds 2003) DCH DRCOG DFFP MRCGP
Dr Alex Castleden was born in Leicester and grew up in Loughborough. After graduating from Leeds in 2003 she completed her postgraduate training in general practice in Wakefield in 2008 and continued to work in West Yorkshire. She has now returned to Loughborough to be closer to family. Her medical interests include women’s and children’s health, and palliative care. She is married to Rob who leads a busy corporate life with Accenture and they have two young boys, William and James, who keep her busy when not at work.