Dr Shailen Sutaria
Clinical lead, BMedSci, MBBS, MSc, MRCP, MRCGP, FFPH
A General Medical Council (GMC) reference number is a unique 7-digit number given to doctors in the UK. It can be used by anyone to check a doctor's registration status with the GMC, the training they've had and other useful information.
Dr Shailen Sutaria is a consultant in public health medicine with a background in clinical medicine and research. He completed his medical training at St Bartholomew’s and The Royal London Hospital, where he still works. In 2008, he undertook a Master’s in Public Health at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine and was awarded an Academic Clinical Fellowship at University College London. In 2018, Dr Sutaria was awarded a fellowship of the Faculty of Public Health. He's currently a medical member for HM Courts and Tribunals Service.
We know your health is important to you, so we’re serious about giving you useful and trustworthy health information that’s easy to understand. Our medical team reviews our health content, checking it’s safe, up to date and tells you all you need to know. Everyone on our medical team has a medical degree and is registered with the UK’s General Medical Council.