Our Staff

Doctors

DR BETH LYNCH

MBChB MRCGP DFFP DRCOG Dip Pall Med. Certificate Clinical Education Qualified Leeds 1998.

Joined the practice in 2010. Interested in all aspects of primary care. Special interest in palliative care.

DR MATTHEW BEST

MBBS BSc MRCGP. Qualifed St George's Hospital Medical School, London 2005

Joined the practice in 2011. Interested in all aspects of Primary Care, especially ENT & Dermatology. Trained in joint injection and minor operations.

DR LISA KELLY

MB BS BSc (Hons) DRCOG DFFP. Qualified St Mary's, London (1993)

Dr Kelly has a particular interest in family planning and women's health.

DR LAURA BURRING

BMBS Peninsula Medical School, BSc in Emergency Care (Hons), MRCGP. Qualified in 2010.

Dr Burring joined the practice in 2019, she enjoys all aspects of family medicine, particularly child and women’s health.

DR EVYATAR AVIVI

Dr Evyatar Avivi joined us in August 2020. He qualified as a doctor from the Pavol Jozef Šafárik University in Košice, Slovakia in 2014 and then came to Plymouth to undertake further training to become a family doctor. He enjoys all aspects of family medicine, especially Ear, Nose and Throat. Dr Avivi will be instrumental in developing our IT services and has a keen interest in educating medical students on placement at the practice.

DR PAUL GILES

Paul is an experienced Doctor who has worked in the South West of England since graduating from the University of Bristol in 1993. He trained at Yelverton Surgery as a Registrar in 1995 and re-joined us in October 2020 having been a GP in Plympton for 22 years. Paul has a particular interest and expertise in Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine. He currently works in the Sentinel iCATS Knee Clinic at Mt Gould Hospital seeing and assessing knee problems referred from Primary Care.

Nurses

Our practice nurses skills include immunisations, blood pressure measurements, dressings, dietary and weight advice, some contraceptive services, cervical smears and health screening. In addition to this they also hold our asthma and diabetic clinics.

MEGAN DEMENDONCA

NANCY HOBBS

Healthcare Assistants

NICOLE SMYLY

Practice Management

SUE EDWARDS

Practice Business Manager

KATIE HIGGINS

Practice Operations Manager

Community Nurses

SARAH ASPEN

HEATHER KNAPE

CLAIRE EGGINS