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The Team - Doctors

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Dr Rob Browne

Dr Rob Browne was born in London and studied Medicine at Leicester University, qualifying in 1993. He did his vocational training for general practice at Countesthorpe and has been a partner since 2000.

He is a member of the Royal College of General Practitioners and is a GP trainer. Within the practice he is the Clinical Governance Lead and has an interest in information technology in general practice.

Outside of the practice he is a GP with Special Interest in Substance Misuse for Leicestershire County and Rutland PCT.

He lives in Bruntingthorpe with his wife Sarah and son Matthew. He is a keen footballer and other interests include music and reading.

Dr. Browne’s normal clinic times are as follows:

Day

Morning

Afternoon

Monday

9.00 - 11.30am

3.30 - 6.00pm

Tuesday

8.30 – 11.00 am

 

Wednesday

9.00 - 11.30am

3.30 - 6.00pm

Thursday

9.00 - 11.30am

 

Friday

9.00 - 11.30am

2.00 - 4.00am

 

 

Dr Sue Pearce

Dr. Pearce grew up in Lancashire and studied at Leicester University. She completed her GP training at Countesthorpe in 2004 and joined the permanent team in the same year.

She has a Diploma in Obstetrics and Gynaecology, and Family Planning. She is also a member of the Royal College of General Practitioners. Within the practice she has an interest in Palliative Care and is involved in the teaching of medical students and Foundation Year Registrars.

She is married, has two children and lives in Wigston. Aside from her work she enjoys reading, walking and music. She is also involved with one of the churches in Wigston.

Dr. Pearce’s normal clinic times are as follows:

Day

Morning

Afternoon

Monday

9.00 - 11.30am

 

Tuesday

9.00 - 11.30am

3.30 - 6.00pm

Wednesday

9.00 - 11.30am

 

Thursday

9.00 - 11.30am

 

Friday

 

 

 

 

Dr Niamh Collins

Dr. Collins trained in Newcastle and qualified in 1997.

She is a member of the Royal College of Physicians and the Royal College of General Practitioners. Within the practice she has responsibility for the dispensary.

She used to have lots of hobbies but now has 5 young children.

Dr. Collins’ normal clinic times are as follows:

Day

Morning

Afternoon

Monday

8.30 - 11.00am

3.30 - 6.00pm

Tuesday

 

 

Wednesday

8.50 - 11.00am

 

Thursday

 

 

Friday

8.50 - 11.00am

2.00 - 4.00pm

 

 

Dr Brigitte Gaillard

Dr Brigitte Gaillard was born in Germany and studied medicine in Goettingen and Aachen, where she qualified in1989. She completed her postgraduate training as a GP in London in 1998 and worked as a GP in Liverpool until she moved with her husband and 2 children to Leicester in 2009.

She is a member of the Royal College of General Practitioners and has an interest in Women’s Health, holding a diploma in Obstetrics and Gynaecology and a Family Planning certificate. She is involved in training Medical Students and GP Registrars.

She joined the Countesthorpe Health Centre in August 2010. Outside the practice she works as a GP Appraiser for the Leicester City PCT.

Her hobbies are swimming, cycling, running and skiing and she enjoys travelling, cooking/eating good food, reading and watching independent film.

Dr Gaillard’s normal consulting times are:

Day

Morning

Afternoon

Monday

8.30 - 11.00am

3.30 - 6.00pm

Tuesday

 

 

Wednesday

8.30 - 11.00am

3.30 - 6.00pm

Thursday

8.30 – 11.00am

 

Friday

8.30 - 11.00am

 

 

 

Dr Caroline Bird

Dr Bird was born in Leicestershire. She studied at Durham University and then completed her medical training in London, qualifying in 1996.

She undertook her GP training in Kettering and since qualifying as a GP has worked in Northamptonshire and Leicestershire.

She is a member of the Royal College of General Practitioners and has additional qualifications in family planning.

Dr Bird lives in Leicestershire and is married with 3 sons. She spends most of her spare time watching them take part in various sporting activities.

Dr Bird’s normal consulting times are:

Day

Morning

Afternoon

Monday

9.00 - 11.30am *

3.30 - 6.00pm *

Tuesday

9.00 - 11.30am

3.30 - 6.00pm

Wednesday

 

 

Thursday

9.00 - 11.30am

3.30 - 6.00pm

Friday

 

 

* 1 surgery on a Monday, either morning or afternoon

 

 

Dr Karen Pereira

Dr Karen Pereira was born in Singapore.  Her undergraduate training was in the United States and West Indies.  Her post-graduate training and clinical posts have all been done in the UK.  Her GP training was completed in Leicester.  She holds Membership of the Royal College of General Practitioners, Diploma of Tropical Medicine & Hygiene (Liverpool), and Diploma of Family Planning.  Her special interests are Sexual Health and Family Planning and she works one session per week at the Leicester GU Services.  She enjoys reading, walking, looking after her chickens and scuba diving.

Her normal consulting times are:

Day

Morning

Afternoon

Monday

8.30 - 11.00am

 

Tuesday

8.30 - 11.30am

3.30 - 6.00pm

Wednesday

 

 

Thursday

8.30 - 11.00am

3.30 - 6.00pm

Friday

8.30 - 11.00am

2.00 - 4.00pm

 

 

Dr Daniel Spencer

Dr Daniel Spencer was born in Bedfordshire, moving to the Midlands to study. Having first completed a degree at Nottingham University before working in the pharmaceutical industry, he then studied medicine at Leicester University. He finished General Practice training under Dr Gaillard at Countesthorpe Health Centre in 2013 and was pleased to return to join the team as a partner in 2015. 

Dr Spencer has particular interests in cardiology, paediatrics, sports medicine and Learning Disabilities. 

Outside of work he enjoys fundraising and organising events for the National and Leicester Down’s Syndrome Associations and is the treasurer for the Leicester Downs Syndrome Group.

Married with a son, a daughter and 4 chickens, he lives in Rothley and is involved with a city centre church and his local church.  He unwinds by running and swimming.

His normal consulting times are:

Day

Morning

Afternoon

Monday

8.30 - 11.00am

3.30 - 6.00pm

Tuesday

8.30 - 11.30am

3.30 - 6.00pm

Wednesday

8.30 - 11.00am

 

Thursday

8.30 - 11.00am

3.30 - 6.00pm

Friday

 

 

 

 

Dr Edward Rainbow

Dr Rainbow became a partner at Countesthorpe Health Centre in April 2018. He is currently in surgery for 2 ½ days a week.

Dr Rainbow’s normal clinic times are as follows:

Day

Morning

Afternoon

Monday

8.30 – 11.30am OR

2.50 – 6.00pm

Tuesday

 

 

Wednesday

8.30 – 11.30am

2.50 – 6.00pm

Thursday

8.30 – 11.30am

2.50 – 6.00pm

Friday

 

 

 

 

Dr Lin Pan

Dr Lin Pan is a GP Registrar who will be at the practice until early August 2018.

GP Registrars are fully qualified doctors who are undergoing training in the field of General Practice before taking a permanent position in a GP practice.

Dr Pan’s normal consultation times are:

Day

Morning

Afternoon

Monday

8.30 – 11.00am

 

Tuesday

9.30 – 11.30am

3.00 – 6.00pm

Wednesday

8.30 – 11.00am

3.00 – 6.00pm

Thursday

 

 

Friday

 

2.00 – 4.00pm

 

 

Dr Rajiv Chudasama

Dr Rajiv Chudasama is a Foundation Registrar who will be at the practice until early August 2018. 

Foundation Registrars are fully qualified doctors who are gaining experience in the field of General Practice before selecting an area of medicine in which to specialise.

Dr Chudasama’s normal consultation times are:

Day

Morning

Afternoon

Monday

9.00 – 11.30am

 

Tuesday

9.00 – 11.30am

3.00 – 5.30pm

Wednesday

9.00 – 11.30am

3.30 – 6.00pm

Thursday

9.00 – 11.30am

3.30 – 6.00pm

Friday

9.00 – 11.30am

2.00 – 4.00pm