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Dr Haleema Sheikh

MBBS BSc MRCGP

Dr Haleema Sheikh graduated from St George’s Hospital Medical School in 1995. She held a wide range of hospital posts including Cardiovascular Medicine, Rheumatology, Gastroenterology, Haematology, care of the elderly, Psychiatry, and Obstetrics and Gynaecology before qualifying as a GP in 2005. Particular areas of interest include women’s health and family planning.

Qualifications, Training & Memberships: 

  • BSc Clinical Neuroscience, University of London
  • MB BS, St George’s Hospital Medical School
  • MRCP, Royal College of Physicians
  • College of General Practitioners
  • Prescribing Lifestyle Medicine, (Royal College of GPs accredited)
  • Applying Functional Medicine to Clinical Practice, Institute for Functional Medicine (IFM)
  • Membership of the Royal College Of General Practitioners (RCGP)
  • Member of the Faculty of Sexual and Reproductive Healthcare of the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists.

 

Dr Yen Yen Khor

BM (Bachelor of Medicine) MRCGP DFSRH

Dr Yen Yen Khor graduated from the University of Southampton in 2007. She held hospital posts including Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Rheumatology, Psychiatry, Gastroenterology, Elderly Care, Colorectal and Emergency Medicine before qualifying as a GP in 2013. She can speak Mandarin, Cantonese as well as English, and is currently training to be able to practice Acupuncture. Dr Yen Yen's special interests are women’s health and sexual health, and she hopes to use her knowledge of Traditional Chinese medicine to complement conventional medicine to take a holistic approach to helping her patients. 

Qualifications, Training & Memberships: 

  • BM University of Southampton
  • GP Training in Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Rheumatology, Psychiatry and Emergency Medicine
  • Membership of the Royal College Of General Practitioners (MRCGP)
  • Diploma in sexual and reproductive healthcare (DFSRH)

 

Nicky Dye

Strala Yoga Guide. Teen Yoga & Mindfulness Teacher.

Nicky Dye has been practising yoga and mindfulness for 20 years while pursuing a corporate career in the airline industry.  Nicky became a Strala Yoga Guide in 2014 and has been teaching yoga full time since then.

Strala Yoga combines the movement and healing wisdom of yoga, tai chi and qigong, and is infused with the principles of Chinese and Japanese Medicine. 

Nicky is passionate about supporting people back to optimal health & wellness.  Trained in the Yoga Medicine approach, she uses a Chinese Medicine evaluation to build a big picture of each client, in order to create a highly personalised yoga treatment plan.  Modalities include different styles of yoga, breath work, acupressure, myofascial release, massage, meditation and visualisation.  Beginners are welcome, and flexibility is not required!

Particular areas of interest include sleep, women’s health and fertility, as well as mental health for adults and teens.

Nicky organises the annual conference for the Teen Yoga Foundation, bringing together leading researchers and teachers from all over the world to share their expertise.  She is also a positive mental health ambassador and teaches yoga and mindfulness to teens.

Qualifications, Training & Memberships: 

  • Women’s Health & Fertility, (Chinese Medicine module), Yoga Medicine
  • Shiatsu Level 3 Diploma, BSY (in progress)
  • Mental Health Fundamentals; Essentials for Practice and Teaching Yoga, with leading Yoga Therapist, Lisa Kaley-Isley
  • Chinese Medicine Immersion with Therapeutic Yoga, Yoga Medicine
  • 100 hour Advanced Strala Yoga Training / Shiatsu
  • 100 hour Advanced Strala Yoga Training / Leadership
  • Teen Yoga and Mindfulness Teacher Training
  • 300 hour Vinyasa Flow Teacher Training with appleyoga

 

Sam Varriale - The Energy Nutritionist

Samantha Varriale – The Energy Nutritionist

Registered Nutritional Therapist - BA (Hons), DipION, mBANT, CNHC

Samantha’s search for solutions to her own health issues led her to study Nutritional Therapy, a personalised, science-informed approach involving dietary and lifestyle changes.  Nutritional Therapy is complementary to conventional medicine and may be beneficial for a wide range of chronic conditions as well as to optimise health and wellbeing.

Trained in the Functional Medicine approach, Sam is passionate about supporting people with fatigue, whatever its cause to boost their energy, increase their vitality and reclaim their lives. Her particular areas of interest are thyroid conditions and ME/CFS, with her approach recognising the interplay of the digestive, endocrine, nervous and immune systems in this complex condition.

More about The Energy Nutritionist

Qualifications & Registrations:

  • Diploma in Nutritional Therapy, Institute for Optimum Nutrition
  • Registered with British Association of Nutrition and Lifestyle Medicine (BANT)
  • Registered with the Complementary and Natural Healthcare Council (CNHC) - an accredited nutrition register regulated by the Professional Standards Authority of the United Kingdom

Contact Us

Dr Shilpa Davé Health

Private General Practice
C/O Kirby Chemist
53 High St Teddington, TW11 8HD

0203 303 0326

pa@privategp.org

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Clinic Times

  • Monday - Friday 9am-6pm
    (2pm-6pm available on request)
  • Saturday 8.30am-12.30pm

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