West Green Surgery consists of 6 Full-Time Equivalent GP’s (doctors), 5 Part-Time GP (doctors), 1.5 FTE Practice Nurses, 2 PAs, 1 pharmacist, 2.5 FTE HCA's, a Practice Manager and 7 Administrative staffs. Together we provide a full range of general practice services and run a number of specialist clinics. 

West Green surgery is part of the Haringey & Enfield RCGP Vocational Training Scheme and the RCGP London Deneary Scheme helping to train the next generation of GPs. We also support and train our Physician associates offering 1 to 1 supervision and also weekly tutorials

The Doctors

Dr Zuhaib Keekeebhai (m)


Dr Zuhaib graduated from St George's Hospital University of London. His GP training took place in Haringey. He has a strong interest in digital healthcare. He is currently a digital clinical lead for NHSE (london) and previously the chief clinical information officer for North Central London. He is a GP trainer and provides clinical leadership for integrated working across the central locality for Haringey.

Dr Mahmoud Asgheddi (m)


Dr Mahmoud graduated from Imperial College London in 2011 with a degree in Medicine and a Bachelor's in Gastroenterology and Hepatology. He has trained in a variety of specialities on the road to becoming a GP and this includes Paediatrics, Psychiatry, Dermatology as well as Obstetrics and gynaecology. He maintains a keen interest in dermatology.

Dr Smrita Sthapit (f) 


Additional languages: Nepalese

Dr Smrita Sthapit trained and qualified as a GP from the Haringey and Enfield VTS. She graduated from King’s College London in 2013 with distinctions in medical sciences and special studies. She has previous experience in care of the elderly, paediatrics and emergency medicine. She has been involved in the teaching and training of medical students. 

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 Shivani Patel (f)


Additional languages: Gujarati

Dr Shivani Patel has joined the surgery in August 2019 and trained in Bart's medical school. She has experience in working in Haringey and Enfield, she specialises in paediatric (children) and women's health. She has a BSC in Global health and Primary Care. She has successfully published a number of articles below

Dr Aliaa Ahmed (f)


Additional Languages : Arabic 


Dr Aliaa Ahmed joined the surgery in October 2022. She graduated from Ainshams University in Cairo , Egypt. She moved to the UK and started her foundation and then GP training in University Hospital Southampton where she worked in various departments. She has a special interest in Dermatology and minor surgery.

Dr Philippa Hayes (f) - GP Registrar


Dr Pippa Hayes joined the surgery in February 2021 and will be with us for two years on and off. She has a particular interest in abdominal and breast problems, having worked for many years as a senior specialist registrar in General Surgery.

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

Physician Associates

The surgery has a culture of supporting and training qualified physician associates offering tutorials for them along with patient by patient debrief and supervision

Yaren Kumas (f)

Angelica Wynter (f)

The Pharmacists

Anne Lim (f) - Clinical Pharmacist 

MPharm, Practice Certificate in Independent Prescribing

Anne Lim studied at UCL School of Pharmacy (graduating with First Class Honours) and qualified as a pharmacist in 2015.  She started her career working in high-street pharmacies, before moving to work for the UK's trade association for community pharmacies.  She started working in primary care/GP surgeries in March 2018 and joined the surgery in August 2019. She has a keen interest in the management long-term conditions (including hypertension and diabetes). 


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. 

GP Registrars training

The surgery has a culture of support and training for our junior doctors and physician associates. We help educate and train them safely and offer tutorials and 1 to 1 supervision for them as they progress towards independence

This practice has been accredited as being suitable for the training of those doctors intending to become general practitioners.

This means that the practice and doctors have had to achieve a number of standards which have been assessed by the GP Deanery for London, acting on behalf of the national organisation (the Joint Committee for Postgraduate Training in General Practice).

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