West Green Surgery consists of 6 Full-Time Equivalent GP’s (doctors), 5 Part-Time GP (doctors), 1.5 FTE Practice Nurses, 2.5 FTE HCA's, a Practice Manager and 5 Administrative staffs. Together we provide a full range of general practice services and run a number of specialist clinics.

The Doctors

Dr Ruth Embaie (f)

MB ChB MRes DRCOG PG Cert (Aesthetics) MRCGP

Dr Ruth Embaie graduated from the University of Manchester in 2009 with a degree in Medicine and a Masters in Research. During her GP training, she was awarded the DRCOG. She later became interested in Aesthetic Medicine and undertook a course at the Queen Mary University of London and was awarded a distinction in the postgraduate certificate in Aesthetic Medicine

Dr Nasrina Noor (f)


Additional languages: Afrikaans, Somali

Dr Nasrina is newly qualified from the London & SE training scheme in Surrey and Sussex. She has experience basic surgical skills and ENT minor surgical skills including microsuction and nasal cautery. She has previous experience in MSK joint injections for shoulder and elbow. She has taught and trained medical students, junior doctors and allied health professionals

Dr Benal Arslan (f)


Additional languages: Turkish

Dr Benal is newly qualified from the London Haringey and Enfield VTS. She has experience in working in Haringey for a period of time, has undertaken work in urgent care and has good rapport with her patients

Dr Naveid Arshad (m)


Additional languages: Urdu

Dr Arshad graduated from Punjab University in Lahore Pakistan in 1998. He has a vast range of experience from his years in hospital medicine in the UK particularly in Gastroenterology, Care of the elderly, and Endocrinology. He completed his MSc in 1991 and his MRCP in 2010. Since training as a GP and passing his MRCGP in 2013 he has had further exposure in Paediatrics, Psychiatry and Gynaecology as well as acute medicine

Dr Rebecca Hallgren (f) - GP Registrar


Additional languages: Swedish, French

Dr Hallgren has recently joined the surgery in February 2019. She will be with us for 6 months. She has a particular interest in woman's health. She has previous experience in care of the elderly, sexual health and accident emergency

Dr Muhammed Akunjee (m)

MB BS MRCGP PG Cert (diabetes, education, business)

Additional languages: Bengali, Arabic

Muhammed Akunjee is currently a GP Principal in North London (since 2007) and is a former Clinical Director and board member of the local CCG. He qualified from Guy’s, Kings and St. Thomas’s Medical School in 2002 and completed his MRCGP gaining a distinction in 2006. During this time he was also awarded first prize for the Roche / RCGP Registrar award. He completed a Postgraduate Certificate in Medical Education at the University of Dundee and more recently, a Certificate in Diabetes at the Warwick University.

He also attended the London Deanery's, Introduction to Teaching in Primary care course before involving himself in teaching medical students and has been a clinical skills tutor as well as an OSCE examiner at a London Medical University. He is an avid medical book writer and has a number of articles published in peer review journals. Dr Muhammed Akunjee has worked abroad in the Middle East advising a large health care organisation on setting up primary care polyclinics creating both the medical model and the business case

Dr Nazmul Akunjee (m)


Nazmul Akunjee has previously taught medical students helping them prepare them for their exams. He has published a number of articles related to examination skills in OSCEs. He completed the London Deanery's, Introduction to Teaching in Primary care course in June 2011. He is also now a GP trainer. Nazmul Akunjee has previously been the Clinical lead for the Primary Care Strategy, GP IT lead and formerly SE CHIN clinical lead. He is a former director of Federate4Health, and previously been the clinical director.

Nazmul Akunjee was a finalist for the RCGP GP enterprise First5 awards 2014 for demonstrating a positive and innovative impact on the NHS and working to improve clinical care and patient services or healthcare systems. He was awarded the PHCSG (Primary Health Care Specialist Group of the BCS, the Chartered Institute for IT) John Perry Early Career award recognising innovation and excellence in Primary Care Computing

Both Nazmul and Muhammed Akunjee

Are authors of 6 medical textbooks designed for junior doctors and GP registrars including Easy Guide to OSCEs for Final Year medical students as well as The Easy Guide to OSCEs for Specialties. They have had 3 medical books that are BMA (British Medical Association) award winning. They are lecturers on Communication skills for trainee GPs and GP facilitators on MRCGP exam courses to help junior GPs to pass their MRCGP exam. They are both GP Appraisers to help GP continuously improve their quality of care and allow them to pass through the GMC revalidation process

Dr Muhammad Shahjahan Ali Akunjee

MB BS (1973, Dhaka University)

Additional languages: Bengali

Dr MSA was the founding GP who had set up the practice in late 1989. He is the practice's chronic disease lead managing an array of long term conditions including COPD, Diabetes, Hypertension, Angina, mental health issues


Janet Jumbo

Janet Jumbo is one of our senior nurses who also runs joint maternity clinics with one of the doctors in the surgery. She also performs routine childhood immunisation clinics, smears, travel advice and flu injections.