Doctors

Our GPs provide overarching responsibility for patient care and handle most serious, acute and complex issues.

Doctors

Dr Rami Eliad

MB Ch.B (1985 Sheffield) DRCOG MRCGP

Dr Rami Eliad qualified at Sheffield University Medical School and has been a GP at Garston Medical Centre for the last 34 years. His interests are Teaching and Commissioning Healthcare. He is the Learning Disability Lead, the ICB Clinical Lead for Children, Young People and Maternity, Watford and Three Rivers Locality Lead, a GP Trainer and a member of the Bedfordshire and Hertfordshire LMC.

Dr Thiru Sathiyaseelan

MBBS MRCGP DFSRH

Dr Sathiyaseelan qualified in Sri Lanka in 1996 (MBBS). He completed 3 years General Practice Speciality training in Watford and attained MRCGP. He joined Garston Medical Centre in 2017 after working as a GP Partner in Leighton Buzzard for more than 10 years. His interests are Minor Surgery, Joint injections and Family Planning. As a GP Trainer, he is actively involved in medical education for GP Registrars.

Dr Simonee Allen

MBBS MRCGP DRCOG

Dr Allen graduated from The University of London ( University College and Middlesex Hospitals) and has been a GP partner in Watford since 1991 before joining Garston Medical Centre in 2012 where she works three days per week. Her interests are Women’s and Children’s health and she is the dementia lead doctor for the practice. She also works for the HVCCG as the Named doctor for Safeguarding Children.

Dr Sara Selvarajah

MBBS IBSc MRCGP

Dr Selvarajah graduated from University College London Medical School in 2008 and completed her GP training in 2013. Her areas of clinical interest include mental health, children’s and women’s health. Dr Selvarajah is particularly keen on medical education and is a trainer for the GP vocational training programme.

Dr Shamila Amarasekara

BM(University of Southampton) MRCGP MRCOG

Her areas of interest are sexual and reproductive health.

Dr Benjamin Eliad

MBChB BMedSci MRCGP

Dr Benjamin Eliad was born in Watford. He graduated from University of Birmingham in 2016. He subsequently worked at Watford General Hospital and UCLH, before completing his GP training locally. He joined Garston Medical Centre in February 2023. His interests are in Diabetes, Health Prevention and Chronic Disease Care. He is a member of the Bedfordshire and Hertfordshire LMC, leading on primary-secondary care interface.

Registrars

Garston Medical Centre trains doctors who want to become General Practitioners. They are known as a GP Registrars, they are fully qualified doctors who have already worked a number of years in hospital. They work largely on their own, although with supervision and guidance. Their training program is organised by the Watford GP Vocational Training Scheme.

Dr Jayni Desai

MBChB BSc (Hons)

Dr Surya Venkadesh

Dr Seyed Jalal