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Dr Katharine Russell lives locally in Billericay with her husband and two young children. Her childhood was spent in Carshalton, Surrey and she was educated at Wallington High Grammar School for Girls. Dr Russell studied at the Royal Free Hospital School of Medicine in London, and gained both her medical degree and a First Class Honours in Infectious Diseases and Immunity.
Since qualification, all of Dr Russell's post graduate experience has been in the Essex area, working as an NHS GP principal in a local training practice for the last 15 years. She is a medical student trainer and examiner with St Bartholemews and The Royal London Medical Schools.
Dr Russell is an experienced GP who enjoys all aspects of Primary Care but particularly specialises in complex medical conditions, preventative healthcare, diabetes, gynaecology, medical aesthetics, all aspects of female health and family planning.
Dr Russell has additonal diplomas in family planning, gynaecology, medical aesthetics, minor surgery and Diabetes (King's College London).
Dr Ridley grew up in Chelmsford, Essex, attending the Chelmsford County High School for Girls. She obtained her qualification in Medicine and Surgery as well as a first class honours BSc in Neuroscience from St Bartholemews and The Royal London Hospital Medical Schools.
She completed her GP vocational training scheme in Chelmsford and returned to London to spend 10 years working as a GP. 7 years were spent at the Marylebone Health Centre, a world renowned centre where Traditional Medicine works alongside Complementary therapies. For the last few years, Dr Ridley has been a GP in Billericay and has established links with local specialists and services to add to her knowledge of Harley Street Specialists.
Dr Ridley prefers to seek out the root cause of disease and dysfunction and views the body as one integrative system. Her approach is to treat holistically, not just the presenting symptoms. Her interest in this practice is currently being consolidated by accreditation to the Institute of Functional Medicine.