Dr Simon Gowda
Dr Gowda has been with the Practice since 2009. He has been involved in clinical research since 2004 and has research experience in multiple disease areas including, Breast Cancer, Cardiovascular, Rheumatology, Respiratory, Osteoporosis.
Dr Gowda qualified from the University of Wales, College of Cardiff. After spending time in hospital posts he enrolled on the GP training scheme and joined Ashfields as a full time salaried doctor in 2009. His interests include joint injections, community surgery including vasectomy, cancer and medical education.
He is the organiser of evening educational meetings at Ashfields. He is a GP tutor and mentor for medical students on placement at the practice as well as an OSCE and FPO examiner for the University of Manchester. He contributes clinical articles to GP magazine and is the author of iMCQs in General Surgery, a downloadable educational app which is aimed at medical students and junior doctors. In 2019, Dr Gowda became the CQC registered manager for the practice.