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Dr Krishna Vakharia

Dr Krishna Vakharia, MRCGP

Chief Medical Officer - Health, EMIS

MBChB, MRCGP(2013), BMedSci (hons), DFSRH, DRCOG, PGDipDerm (Distn)

Dr Krishna Vakharia, is an NHS GP working in the northeast England. She is also a regular examiner for the postgraduate Diploma in Practical Dermatology at Cardiff University as well as being the Chief Medical Officer for health at EMIS with clinical oversight for Patient.

She gained her medical degree at the University of Warwick and trained in London and moved back home to the northeast for GP training. Krishna specialises in women’s health, mental health, child health, dermatology and preventive medicine.

EMIS, Chief Medical Officer for Health
Cardiff University regular Examiner - Dermatology
NHS, GP locum
Doctor Care Anywhere, Clinical Propositions Lead
South Tyneside and Sunderland NHS Foundation Trust, Lead GP for Mental Health
Happy House Surgery - salaried GP
Belmont and Sherburn Medical Group, Partner
North House Surgery, Salaried partner
Cestria Health Centre, Salaried GP

Education, certifications and licences
Post Graduate Diploma - Dermatology, Distinction, Cardiff University
MBChB - Medicine University of Warwick
BMedSci (hons), Medical Sciences, Queen Mary University of London
DFSRH – Postgraduate diploma, Faculty of sexual and reproductive healthcare
DRCOG - Postgraduate diploma, Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists

Krishna’s external published work and citations
Menopause goes mainstream

Healthy workplace habits

Tick bites

Krishna’s web presence

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With a surge in cases of scarlet fever, GP and mum, Dr Krishna Vakharia, our clinical director here at, talks about what you need to know and what to do if you're worried.

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We are in the season of snotty noses, coughs and a seemingly endless period of infections in children - all causing fever. So, when do you worry and how do you manage this at home?

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