Dr Ghazala Aziz-Scott studied Medicine at Cambridge University and graduated with a Masters in Neuroscience, Medical Ethics and Law. She transferred to Oxford University for her clinical training where she also completed her specialist GP training scheme gaining her membership of the Royal College of General Practitioners ( MRCGP) in 1995.
She became a partner in a large NHS practice in West London in 1998, where she continues to work as a senior GP. Her special interests include minor surgery, women’s health and the psychological basis of disease including trauma. She holds both the Diploma of the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (DRCOG) and the Diploma of the Faculty of Family Planning (DFFP). Medical education is also a strength, having taught clinical and communication skills to medical students at both Imperial and Kings College, London.
Ghazala has always been drawn to a holistic approach to treating patients respecting the physical, psychological and spiritual dimensions that impact health and wellness , and has developed an expertise in functional medicine and bio identical hormone treatment.
She recently completed the Applying Functional Medicine in Clinical Practice ( AFMCP) in Seattle , USA and is a member of the Institute of Functional Medicine (IFM), as well as courses at the Marion Gluck training academy .She is currently undertaking a nutritional medicine course and is reviewing the content for the RCGP. She is a member of the British Menopause Society.
Ghazala is a highly experienced, intuitive clinician who adopts an individualised approach to patients.
” I believe that trust, empathy and communication are the foundations of an effective consultation and that patients need to be empowered to understand their own narrative to promote optimal health and balance. ”
She is delighted to be joining the team of doctors at the Marion Gluck clinic and offers a functional approach to treating hormonal conditions such as perimenopause, menopause, andropause, adrenal fatigue and thyroid disorders .
Ghazala lives in Twickenham with her family. She has travelled extensively and spent a sabbatical year in Singapore where she trained as a guide in one of the national museums . She is a yoga devotee , keen photographer and passionate about the Arts.