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.

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