Medical advice

The doctors and practice managers in our medical advisory team all have specialist medico-legal experience and are there to provide advice and support you can trust.

An advisory service you can trust

You don’t have to cope with difficult situations alone. Our team offers access to the right support when you need it.

  • Our experienced medico-legal advisory team successfully handle thousands of calls from members every year on a wide range of issues

  • Call us early and seek advice before any potential problems escalate — you may be worrying for no reason

  • Free advice on HR and employment law matters from our in-house team is available

  • Talk to us as often as you need to – there’s no impact on your membership subscription

  • Exclusive access to an ever-growing library of resources that keep you up-to-date and help you manage risk

  • The team includes qualified doctors and practice managers who understand exactly what you’re going through and are uniquely well-placed to help

Getting in touch

MDDUS advisory teams are available to provide advice and support to members 24/7.

Don’t hesitate to get in touch to discuss any areas of professional concerns or difficulties. 

Our medical advisers

Dr John Holden

MB BS MPhil MRCGP FFFLM DCH DRCOG

Joint head of medical division

Dr Anthea Martin

BMSc MB ChB LLB MPhil MFFLM DRCOG DFFP

Joint head of medical division

Dr Roopinder Brar

MBBS BSc MSc MA DRCOG MRCGP

Telephone adviser

Dr Richard Brittain

BMedSci BM BS PGDipLaw MRCP

Telephone adviser

Dr Gail Gilmartin

MB ChB MPhil

Medical and risk adviser

Dr Susan Gibson-Smith

MBChB DRCOG MRCGP MPhil

Medical adviser

Dr Myooran Nathan

MB ChB MRCP MRCGP DLM

Medical adviser

Dr Naeem Nazem

MBChB BSc(Hons) MRCP LLB(Hons)

Medical adviser

Scott Obrzud

RN (Dip Health) PMVTS

Practice adviser

Helen Ormiston

MBA PGDipBM PGCertMS

Practice adviser

Dr Caroline Osborne-White

MA MB BChir (Cantab) MA MRCGP DFSRH

Telephone adviser

Dr J Barry Parker

MBChB MSc FRCGP DRCOG DCCH DFSRH MML

Medical adviser

Dr Emily Shepherd

MBBS BMedSci (Hons) DRCOG

Medical adviser

Jill Thomson

PMVTS

Practice adviser

Mr Desmond J Watson

MA(Oxon) LLM FRCSEng (Otol) MFFLM

Senior medical adviser

Dr Gregory Dollman

BA(Hons)Psych MBBCh DMH MRCP MA

Medical adviser