Ruth Whitby, BSc, MBBS, DRCOG

Professor Whitby has more than 30 years’ experience in General Practice. She is currently a GP at King Edward VII’s Hospital, and has a special interest in general medicine, stress management, health screening and paediatrics.

Professor Whitby was the first native English-speaking doctor to be awarded a Japanese Medical License whilst working as a GP in Tokyo from 1994 to 1997, and she holds a medical degree from King’s College London, a diploma in obstetrics and gynaecology, and a first-class honours degree in neuroanatomy.

In 2020 Ruth was made Professor of Primary Care for Cleveland Clinic London. She will lead the general practice when it opens in September 2021.

Consultation fees

New appointment: £225.00

Follow-up appointment: £175.00/30mins

Virtual appointments £150.00 - £195.00/30mins

Repeat prescriptions £35.00

Professor Ruth Whitby is available Mon to Fri.

Please request appointments on: 0207 467 4554

For enquiries please use the form below:

Dr Whitby’s current consulting address is:
  • King Edward VII’s Hospital
  • 37 Devonshire Street, London W1G 6NX
From September 2021, Professor Whitby will relocate her practice to the new London CCL:


  • Stress Management
  • Antenatal Care
  • Gynaecology
  • Childhood Immunisations
  • Travel Vaccinations
  • Sexual Health
  • Chronic Disease
  • Paediatrics
  • General Medicine
  • Multiple Medical management
  • Psychiatry - Especially anxiety and depression
  • Emergency Contraception
  • Flu Vaccine
  • Hormone Replacement Therapy (HRT)
  • Immunisations
  • Medical Certificate
  • Medical Report
  • Referral Letter
  • Sexual Health Advice
  • Sexual Heath (STD) Screen
  • Comprehensive Health Screening Packages
  • Women's Health
  • Men's Health
  • Paediatrics
  • Blood Tests (on site)
  • Scans (X-Rays, Ultrasounds, MRI, CT & Mammography) - (on site )
  • Bone Density Scans

Special interests

  • Stress Management
  • Complex Disease Management
  • Female Health
  • Male Health
  • Paediatrics
  • Preventative Medicine

About The Cleveland Clinic

Cleveland Clinic London is one of the leading providers of specialised medical care in the world, focused on providing clinical excellence and superior patient outcomes. It is an integrated healthcare delivery system with hospitals, clinics and wellness.

In 2015, I was invited to join the team of physicians, surgeons and healthcare leaders from the UK and the US to support the Primary Care Institute for the first Cleveland Clinic in Europe.

Dr Whitby will relocate her practice to Cleveland Clinic London’s new Outpatient Centre at 24 Portland Place, London W1B 1LU, from 14 September 2021.

For more information about Cleveland Clinic London’s Outpatient Centre and new hospital (opening early 2022) please click here.

The Cleveland principles

  • Quality. Maintaining the highest standards and achieve them by continually measuring and improving our outcomes.
  • Innovation. Welcoming change, encourage invention and continually seek better, more efficient ways to achieve our goals.
  • Teamwork. Collaborating and sharing knowledge to benefit patients and fellow caregivers for the advancement of our mission.
  • Service. Striving to exceed our patients’ and/or fellow caregivers’ expectations for comfort and convenience.
  • Integrity. Adhering to high moral principles and professional standards by a commitment to honesty, confidentiality, trust, respect and transparency.
  • Compassion.

Cleveland Clinic London will bring together the very best of Cleveland medicine combined with the very best of UK medicine.