Our Team

Experience and medical expertise

The Team

Dr. Nilu Vajpeyi
GP Principle
BSc, MBBS, MRCP(1), MRCGP, DPD

Mr. Christian Lyons
Managing Partner

Doctors

Dr. Nilu Vajepyi – GP principle
Dr Desmond Okpara – Clinical Lead
Dr. Aparna Kakarla – Lead GP
Dr. Eelyn Tay – Salaried GP (Sabbatical Leave)
Dr. Jeffrey Sackey – Salaried GP

Pharmacy Team

Mr Mohammed Swaleh – Practice Lead Pharmacist
Mrs Crystal Jones – PCN Lead Pharmacist
Mrs Shaili Patel – PCN Pharmacist
Miss Sharonna Callum – PCN Pharmacist
Mr Mohammed Ahmed – PCN Practice Pharmacist
Miss Teenu Sumalal – PCN Pharmacy Technician
Mrs Christina Kannan – Practice Pharmacy Assistant

Physician Associate

Mr Martins Yussufu – PCN Physician Associate
Mrs Keren Addison – PCN Physician Associate

Nursing Team

Mrs Rozina Hassan-Kabani – Family Practice Group Lead Nurse
Mrs Felicia Appiah – Practice Nurse
Mrs. Jahmena Pospisilova – Practice Nurse
Mrs Amy Ralph – HCA
Miss Lydia Deschanel – HCA (Maternity Leave)

Practice Assistants

Miss Israh Habib
Miss Hiba Phansopkar
Miss Marjorie Miller
Miss Rima Patel
Mrs. Iryna Petrova
Mrs Elaxi Patel
Miss Prathikah Sivam
Mrs Jelisha Barracks-Brown

Senior Practice Assistants

Miss Halima Khanam

Medical Secretaries

Mrs Eleanor Young
Miss Dalila Varinda
Mrs Hemaliben Patel – Maternity Leave (expected return Jan 2024)

Practice Care Co-ordinator

Miss Mahima Patel

HR Support Officer

Miss Kemera Green

AM Reception Manager

Ms Anna Modrzejewska

PM Reception Manager

Mrs. Natasha Deacon

Practice Manager & North Croydon Extended Access Service Manager

Mr. Adeeb Feeroz

Managing Partner

Mr. Christian Lyons

SURGERY ENQURIES

SURGERY HOURS

Monday – Friday* 08:00 – 19:00
 Saturday – Sunday Closed

*Surgery reception closed between 1pm-2pm every Weds for training

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USEFUL CONTACTS

General enquires & appointments (from 8.30am):
020 8683 1277
Brigstock Skin and Laser Centre
0330 555 6060
NHS Croydon:
020 8274 6000
Patient advice and liaison service (PALS):
020 8274 6333
Public Health Department:
020 8274 6239
 Croydon Intermediate Ear Nose and Throat service
020 8683 6734
 NHS Out of hours service
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Umar Sabat | Email: dpo.swl@nhs.net