Meet the Team
Dr Riccardo Di Cuffa
| MBBS MRCS(ed) DOHNS MRCGP PG Cert Aest
Riccardo qualified at the Royal Free Hospital in 1998 and initially pursued a career in ENT. His particular interest in family medicine encouraged him to choose a General Practice career and he has been qualified for nearly 10 years as a GP. He was Clinical Lead for the services division of The Practice Group and has helped to develop primary care services for the NHS. His specialist interest in ENT meant he has developed and delivered intermediate ENT care services throughout London.
He has developed interests in surgical specialities, health promotion, paediatrics, corporate medicals, ENT and aesthetics/skin. He is passionate about developing the best care services for families and patients.
Outside of his work he is a father of two and enjoys many sporting pursuits.
Dr Peter Petrie
| MBCHB DRCOG MRCGP
Peter gained his medical degree from Leicester Medical School and has worked as a GP in the NHS for over 30 years including as a GP partner in Buckinghamshire for 25 years. Peter has extensive experience in dealing with a wide range of primary care medical issues including leading and setting up community elderly care services such as a national care home project in Buckinghamshire. He was ‘Head of Clinical Services’ at The Practice Group and helped to set up primary care eye services in Buckingham. He also assisted Virgin healthcare in establishing an Urgent Care Centre. He has been a GP trainer and NHS GP appraiser for many years.
Peter’s areas of specialty include cellular ageing, health promotion, psychiatry, children’s health and elderly care.
Outside of his work he is a father to five children and a keen cricket enthusiast.
Dr Mathi Woodhouse
| MBBS, BSc, MRCP, MRCGP
Mathi Woodhouse graduated from St Bart’s & Royal London Medical School in 2003. She has a solid background in adult general medicine and ten years experience as a GP. Her strong interest in health promotion and lifestyle optimisation has led to new avenues in medicine including a special interest in diabetes.
Since 2016 she has been Clinical Lead for diabetes with Harrow CCG and wrote the diabetes strategy for Harrow. She continues to be an active part of shaping diabetes transformation work in North West London. Mathi’s areas of expertise are diabetes, respiratory medicine and mental health.
She is a mother to two young boys and a keen sportswoman. Her passions are running and netball.
Dr Eduardo Di Cuffa
| MBBS, MRCGP
Eduardo studied medicine at Newcastle University. He then followed in the footsteps of his brother spending his junior doctor years training at the Royal Free hospital, gaining experience in ENT, and working with some of London’s top cardiologists and surgeons. His second year included a placement in a hospice gaining experience in end of life care and pain management, then finishing the year working in A+E.
His general practice training saw him gain interests in respiratory medicine, obstetrics and gynaecology and, in particular, dermatology. Eduardo enjoys the time private GP practice affords him with his patients, allowing him to explore their concerns in depth and provide consistency of care. He continues to work as an NHS GP on the famous Abbey Road in North London, where he also carries out minor surgery and is involved in the teaching of GP trainees.
In his spare time, he is a keen sportsman, which includes tennis, rugby and athletics. He particularly enjoys a competitive round of golf with Riccardo!
| RN, Nurse Advisor
Lorraine is qualified nurse with extensive experience - working for the NHS and Private Sector in a number of varied fields from orthopaedic, surgical and rehabilitation to wound care. Nurse Lorraine offers private consultation , health screening and blood testing. She also recognises the importance of working closely with nutritionists, physios and a fitness team – giving patient pathways to achieve optimum health and long-term wellbeing goals.
| Practice Manager
Nicola has worked for GP surgeries locally for the last eight years, and has held many positions within the primary care service, including Secretary, Finance Manager and Practice Manager.
She has a passion for great patient care and experience which led her to working in a freelance capacity as a Practice Manager with many different surgeries assisting in all areas of primary health care management.
Outside of work she enjoys ballroom and latin dancing with her husband, which they do on a regular basis.
| Business Support Officer
Emma has worked in many customer facing roles in both the retail and service industries. Her people-centric personality and previous experience in working in private healthcare settings make her a valuable asset to the team.
Outside of work Emma and her husband are keen cyclists.