For reasons that need no explanation, medical expertise is now in demand more than ever. As the end of the pandemic approaches, the public’s focus is sure to remain on health-related issues for years to come. With that in mind, we’ve rounded up some of our most talented medical minds, highly respected doctors who straddle the worlds of media and medicine.
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Dr. Dawn Harper
Not only a fully qualified and highly experienced GP, Dr. Dawn Harper is a prominent media voice and sought-after commentator recognised nationwide for her medical expertise. Best known to the public for her appearances in Channel 4’s Embarrassing Bodies, she’s also the resident doctor for ITV’s This Morning. A successful physician, author, presenter and keynote speaker, Harper is one of Britain’s leading media doctors and a star in the world of healthcare.
Dr. Alex George
Dr. Alex George is a practicing A&E doctor, currently working at the University Hospital Lewisham in England’s capital. The 30-year-old former Love Island contestant hails from Carmathen, Wales, and studied medicine at Exeter University. Though he’s currently working on the frontline of the battle against coronavirus, Alex has carved out an impressive media career when he’s not in the emergency ward: stepping in for Dr. Hilary Jones as Good Morning Britain’s substitute resident doctor, he’s a face well known to British viewers. In 2019, Alex also made an appearance on Celebrity MasterChef.
Dr. Christian Jessen
Dr Christian Jessen is perhaps Britain’s favourite doctor, best known for his appearances on shows such as Embarrassing Bodies and Supersize vs. Superskinny, and for his books on various medical and health-related subjects. Throughout his work, he seeks to raise awareness, de-stigmatise and challenge misconceptions about medical matters. Jessen studied at University College London and the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, training in general medicine and with particular interests in travel medicine, infectious disease and sexual health.
Dr. Ranj Singh
Dr. Ranj Singh is a medical expert and television personality who specialises in the wellbeing of young people. As a flourishing NHS clinician and exciting on-screen talent, Dr. Ranj is a unique and captivating entity within British entertainment and broadcasting.
Ranj is one of the resident doctors on This Morning, co-presenter of the brand new prime-time series Save Money: Good Health, and co-creating host of BAFTA award-winning CBeebies series, Get Well Soon. As well as all these programmes, Dr. Ranj often appears on 5 News, Pointless Celebrities, Celebrity Eggheads, Inside Out, Brother’s Bit On The Side, Watchdog and Good Morning Britain.
Dr. Kat Lederle
Dr. Kat Lederle is a sleep scientist and chronobiologist. She is Head of Sleep at start-up Somnia, a sleep consultancy offering sleep education for professionals. Dr Kat, as she is known, is the author of the hugely successful non-fiction work ‘Sleep Sense’. Lederle holds a PhD in Human Circadian Physiology and Behaviour, and has completed an MSc in Biosciences. Dr Kat delivers practical talks and seminars aimed at supporting individuals to improve their health and wellbeing by learning about the importance of sleep, offering practical guidance on improving sleep through her custom-developed Sleep Plans. Lederle is also a key part of the team at The Sleep School, a centre for science-based sleep education and therapy.