Meet the Team


Dr Judith A Cavendish

Dr Giovanna Russo

Physician Associate

Mr Ismail Ali

Ismail is one of our high qualified health care professional working alongside our comprehensive multidisciplinary primary team, and helping and supporting our GPs in the assessment of patients with acute and long term medical conditions, requesting and interpreting diagnostic studies while providing advice for disease prevention and health promotion.

Clinical Pharmacist

Mrs Sima Gorsia

Mrs Puja Patel

Ms Antoinette Aimufua

You will see a clinical pharmacist who is a highly qualified healthcare if you need any advice on your medicines and/or prescriptions. If you have a long term condition such as asthma, diabetes, arthritis, blood pressure or other chronic conditions for which you need regular monitoring, Sima can talk to you about the medicines you are taking to make sure they are working and that those are safely monitored. If you were recently discharged form hospital and your medicine were changed, our clinical pharmacist can help explain these changes and make sure that this will be updated on your system accordingly.

Nursing Team


Mrs Cristina Pasca

Cristina is a highly qualified and expert practice nurse. She offers a large number of services including monitoring of people leaving with long term conditions, such as diabetes, high blood pressure, obesity, ENT, etc and promoting healthy leaving through cervical screening (including HPV sampling), smoking cessation, vaccinations and signposting or referring to other services that are not currently available in house. Cristina runs Minor Illness clinic were you can be see the same day.

If you cannot see Cristina, there is a limited nursing service offered by the Barnet Federation during the weekend and these appointments are pre-bookable. Please ask our reception team.

Scope Physiotherapist

Mrs Urmi Chavan

Urmi is our inhouse Musculoskeletal Specialist. If you have back and joint pain or any other related muscle and bone conditions, you can now contact our surgery and speak with our reception to been seen by a highly qualified physiotherapist who will assess you and referred you accordingly for investigations and/or to a specialist team. She works alongside remote physiotherapist. Please ask our reception team for an appointment.

Social Prescriber

Ms Una Morton

Our social prescribers can help to improve your wellbeing and tackle your social isolation by conducting an assessment of what care and support you need, such as physical activities, learning new skills, making new friends or finding employment. If you are old, leaving with long term conditions, or mental health problems, they can help with social, emotional or practical needs by access relevant services and resources within the local community. They can find the right local support service for you will  may also help you with more practical advice, for example on debt or housing issues.

Care Coordinator

Mrs. Bhumika Bhensadadiya

Care Coordinator

Practice Team

Practice Management

Mr Jaydev Vyas M Sc (Organic Chemistry) LLB
Practice Manager

The practice manager is involved in managing all of the business aspects of the practice such as making sure that the right systems are in place to provide a high quality of patient care, human resources, finance, patient safety, premises and equipment and information technology. The practice manager supports the GPs and other medical professionals with delivering patient services and also helps to develop extended services to enhance patient care.


Ms. Zaklina Bacik

Ms Asha Hiralikar

Ms Renee Lyle

Ms Jessica Rustin

Ms Bharti Varambhia

Receptionists provide an important link for patients with the practice and are your initial contact point for general enquiries. They can provide basic information on services and results and direct you to the right person depending on your health issue or query. Receptionists make most of the patient appointments with the GPs and nurses. They also perform other important tasks such as issuing repeat prescriptions and dealing with prescription enquiries, dealing with financial claims, dealing with patient records and carrying out searches and practice audits.