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Named GP:
Please be aware that from 01/03/2016 all patients will have a named G.P in the practice.

New Opening Times:
Please Note Starting Monday 4th January 2016 Highfield Surgery will have new opening hours. Please click here to view them.

Drs Priestley, Martin, Madan, Bennett, Karigiri, Williams & Saravanan welcome you to Highfield Surgery


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Below is a list of GPs currently available for routine appointments



Dr Michelle Martin 

Dr Martin is a part-time partner working Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday. She has a special interest is in Palliative Care, and also works for the local Hospice on end of life care. Dr Martin is also a member of the CCG Board.


Dr Anil Madan 

Dr Madan is a full time partner and he has a special interest in hypertension, audit, pharmacy/prescribing matters and mental health.


Dr Daniel Bennett 

Dr Bennett is a full time partner and his special interests are GP education, contraception, minor surgery and dermatology. Dr Bennett is a GP trainer.


Dr Ajay Karigiri 

Dr Karigiri is a full time partner and his special interests are orthopaedics, including joint injections, Minor surgery, COPD, Men’s health and GP education. Dr Karigiri is also a GP trainer.


Dr Santhana Saravanan 

Dr Saravanan is a part time partner and her working days are Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday and her special interests are Diabetes, Child Health and Women's Health including family planning.


Dr Catherine Petrie 

Dr Petrie is a part time salaried GP and her working days are Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday, her special interests are Child Health and family planning.


Dr Matthew Wiggins 

Dr Wiggins is a salaried GP and his working days are Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday, his special interests include respiratory medicine and rheumatology.


Dr Nicola Barr  

Dr Barr is a salaried GP having just finished her GP training at Highfield Surgery. Dr Barr currently works Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday.


Dr Atul Sachdeva  

Dr Sachdeva is a salaried GP with a special interest in urology and minor surgery. From September he will be working on Mondays and Tuesdays.

Dr Mark Paffey
Dr Paffey is a salaried GP having just finished his GP training in Chorley. From October 2015 he will be working on Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays.


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