Our Staff


Dr Ruwani Siriwardena

Dr Siriwardena qualified at the Royal College of Surgeons in Dublin. She is a member of the Royal College of General Practitioners. She also holds the Diploma of the Royal College of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, the Diploma of the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health and the Masters in Public Health from University College Dublin. She is the practice clinical lead for older people.

Dr Samantha Cowee

Dr Samantha A Plagaro Cowee. MBBS equiv; FRCS Edinburgh; MRCGP; Diploma in Sports Medicine Bath University. After qualifying as a doctor in Tenerife in 1993, Dr Cowee came over to the UK and has been working in the NHS since. She spent many years in hospital medicine, in particular A&E medicine. It was back in 2003 that she made the change into General practice and has remained in this field since. Her specialist interests are the musculoskeletal system, sport injuries and more recently acupuncture specially for musculoskeletal problems.

Dr Paul Cairns

Dr Cairns grew up in Cambridge and went to Birmingham University Medical School. He did a series of A+E and surgical jobs in the West Midlands, North Wales, and Cambridge, before commencing GP training in Bury St Edmunds. Dr Cairnsqualified as a GP in 2010. He is a Recognised Clinical Teacher at Cambridge University and has been actively involved with the teaching of Graduate Students. He continues to enjoy performing Minor Surgery at MMP.

Dr Anita Korouth

Dr Korouth joined the Practice in October 2016.

Dr Richard Wilson

Graduated from Glasgow University 1985. Dr Wilson worked as GP partner in North East Essex for 27 years and moved to the Cambridge area as his wife, and children work here. In Essex Dr Wilson was a GP trainer and Programme Director for Specialist Training of Junior Doctors on the GP training scheme in Colchester. He took partial retirement this year, but continues to enjoy working as a GP two days per week at Monkfield Medical Practice.

Dr Mo Wang

Dr Mo Wang is a fully-qualified General Practitioner (GP) with a wide range of experience working in different primary care settings such as GP surgeries, walk-in centres, out of hours service, hospital urgent care centres and mental health institute in East Anglia and London. She graduated from University College London Medical School in 2009 with both a Medical and an Intercalated Neuroscience Degree. She successfully obtained Royal College of General Practice Membership in 2014. Dr Wang developed a special interest in Women’s Health and has furthered her skills by obtaining a diploma in Women’s Health from Royal College of Obstetrics and Gynaecology in 2015. She is bilingual and has a wide interest outside of her career including playing piano at professional level, variety of dance styles, singing and painting.

Dr Madeleine Lemaris

Dr Amber Ali

Dr Ali graduated from King Edward Medical University,Pakistan. After her graduation, she moved to UK and has been working in NHS since. She became a member of the Royal College of General Practitioners in 2018 and holds a Diploma (DFSRH) in sexual and reproductive health. Her other area of interest is managing patients with Diabetes and she works part time at West Suffolk Hospital diabetes department. Outside her work, she enjoys spending time with her family and travelling.

Nurse Practitioners

Jeremy Blakeborough

Jeremy first joined the NHS in 1978 as an Operating Department Orderly as a summer relief job. A proposed career in motor engineering was abandoned with the start of Registered General Nurse training. After qualification and a period "staffing" in a west London hospital Jeremy undertook Registered Mental Nurse training to obtain a dual qualification. Marriage, family and relocation to Suffolk provided a Community Nursing opportunity and subsequent District Nurse qualification. Senior District Nurse post and management posts followed. Over the Millennium Jeremy returned to University to undertake BSc Honours in Nurse Practitioner. This has been followed with a prescribing qualification and specialist course in Diabetes. In addition Jeremy has been a First Responder with the Ambulance Service and is a former qualified Expedition Medic and served abroad and at home in the UK.

Ruth Dean


Sue Colquhoun

Sue Colquhoun trained at Addenbrookes Hospital Cambridge then worked in the hospital and out patients departments until starting work as a Practice Nurse in 1997. She has been working at MMP since 2005.

Paula Shaw

Paula has been registered as a nurse since 1988, a practice nurse for the past 9 years and she has additional qualifications in contraception and sexual health and diabetes.

Healthcare Assistants

Healthcare assistants support practice nurses with their daily work and carry out tasks such as phlebotomy (drawing blood), blood pressure measurement and new patient checks. They may act as a chaperone when a patient or doctor requests one.

Practice Management

Hannah Crisford

Practice Management - Hannah has been with the Surgery since 2016 having spent 14 years with a local Police Force, where she managed Reception Services, and then moved on to and qualified in Human Resources, Health & Safety and also Occupational Health Management. She is responsible for and developing the work of a GP surgery, ensuring that the practice runs efficiently for patients, and staff. This involves managing Finance, IT, H&S, Staff, Contracts Communications, Service Delivery, and also developing the practice according to local need.

Debbie Hoy

Assistant Practice Manager

I joined the practice as the very beginning in 2001. I have seen many changes over the years and quite a lot of new faces. I have done most jobs within the practice but have specialised in dealing with the accounts/finance and scheduling of the clinical staff.

Patient Services Team

Nicola, Diane, Debra, Linda, Carole, Jo P, Michele, Katie.

Note Summarisers

Bridget, Shilpa, Alison