Dr Albert Benjamin BA (Cantab) MB;BChir (Cambridge University), FRCS (Edin) MRCGP, DFSRH, Cert.Postgrad.Med.ED (Keele University), M.Sc Aethetics Medicine (QMUL London University)
Dr Benjamin works as a Doctor with Special Interest (GPwSI) in primary and community-based surgical procedures. He has been providing these services since 1997 and receives excellent patient feedback and testimonials.
Dr Benjamin completed undergraduate training at Cambridge University and Charing Cross Hospital Medical School in the University of London.
He initially did post-graduate surgical training in Edinburgh where he became a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons (FRCS).
He is also a member of the Royal College of General Practitioners (MRCGP).
He holds the Diploma of the Faculty of Sexual and Reproductive Health (DFSRH).
Additionally he successfully completed the Postgraduate certificate in Medical Education at Keele University.
He recently completed an M.Sc in Aethetics Medicine (QMUL London University) with the intention of providing a cosmetic service
Dr Benjamin has successfully provided NHS commissioned surgical procedures for more than 20 years. His clinical interests include primary and community day surgical procedures, Vasectomies, (no scalpel and minimally invasive), Carpal Tunnel decompression, Trigger finger Release, skin surgery (excluding melanomas), cosmetic skin procedures, the removal of simple and complex lumps and bumps, joints and soft tissues injections, and ingrowing toenail surgery.
He also has an abiding interest in clinical commissioning especially in patient and public engagement, and commissioning for self-care and holistic medicine. He is a member both the Self Care Forum, and the College of Medicine.
He is a keen Trainer and Educator interested in providing training and education for future generations of primary and community-based Surgeons.
He is an associate member of the BSSH ( British Society Of the Hand), a committee member of the ASPC ( Association of Surgeons in Primary Care ) and a member of the Independent Doctors Federation.
Finally he is an enthusiastic advocate for internationalising the ethos, values and best practices of the NHS, (particularly the importance of Primary Care) in developing countries.
Mrs Elizabeth Bonner RGN.
RCGP- approved minor surgery course
Elizabeth has worked with Dr Benjamin in proving community based surgery for the past 16 years. Interested in compassionate patient centered care and putting the patient at ease. She wants to develop the training and role of the nurse in Primary Community Care Surgery. She performs operations herself and has passed the RCGP approved Minor Surgery Course.