Minor Surgery team

Dr Emmy Barbor

Dr Emmy Barbor

Background

Qualifications: MB ChB DCH DRCOG MRCGP DPD Graduated from Dundee in 1996 Practice: Out of hours GP for Brisdoc and South West Ambulance. Dr Babor has been working with GP Care since 2009. Dr Babor has a special interest in dermatology. She has had several secondary care dermatology posts over the past 20 years and gained Diploma of Practical dermatology in 2003. She is a member of Primary Care Dermatology Society.

Dr Karl Stainer

Dr Karl Stainer

Background

Graduated from Bristol in 1988 Practice: Fallodon Way Medical Centre. Dr Stainer has been working with GP Care since 2006 and is the Clinical Lead for the Minor Surgery Service Dr Stainer is a member of The Association of Surgeons in Primary Care. He is trained in Dermoscopy for skin lesion diagnosis and has over 25 years experience of performing local anaesthetic skin surgery. He performs non scalpel vasectomies in Bristol for the NHS and works for the Dr Newmans clinic offering private treatment for threadveins. Dr Stainer has a Diploma in Sport and Exercise medicine from Bath University and is a strong advocate of maintaining health through exercise and healthy lifestyle choices. He remains a partner at Fallodon Way Medical Centre and continues to work as a GP alongside his special interests .This provides an interesting portfolio of work and maintains a range of skills and competencies which are mutually beneficial.

Dr Luke Koupparis

Background

Qualifications: BSc MBBS MRCGP DFFP Minor surgery accreditation Severn Faculty

Practice: Westbury on Trym Primary Care Centre, Bristol Dr Koupparis has been working with GP Care since 2020 Dr Koupparis has a specialist interest in performing minor surgical procedures and joint injections and is the lead for the practice. He is the senior partner at Westbury on Trym Primary Care centre and continues to work as a GP alongside his surgical interests.

Dr Jonathan Burrows

Dr Jonathan Burrows

Background

Qualifications: MBBS MRCS MRCGP MBCAM DOHNS

Graduated from London in 1996 Practice: Hathaway Medical Centre, Middlefield Road, Chippenham Working with GP Care since 2019 Dr Burrows has a special interest in minor surgery, working in plastic surgery and ENT. He has also trained in Aesthetic medicine.

Dr Javier Montero

Dr Javier Montero

Background

Practice: The Willow Surgery, Bristol

Working with GP Care since 2017 Dr Montero qualified as a doctor in Spain and has been working in Bristol since 2005 following GP training in Warwickshire. He has a special interest in minor surgery with expertise in large cysts and lipomas.

Dr Pete Smith

Background

Qualifications: MBBS DRCOG MRCGP DPD

Graduated from King’s College, London in 1997 Practice: Corinthian Surgery, St Paul’s Medical Centre, Cheltenham Working with GP Care since 2017 Dr Smith has 20 years experience in Dermatology and minor surgery with a special interest in skin cancer treatment. He is a part time GPSI in Dermatology at Gloucestershire Hospitals NHST and has Diplomas in Practical Dermatology and in dermoscopy.

Axillary Hyperhidrosis Treatment

GP Care provides private treatment for axillary hyperhidrosis (excessive sweating from the armpits) with Botox injections which is an established and effective solution.

Minor Skin Surgery

We offer a well-established private minor skin surgery service for the removal of various inconvenient or unsightly skin lesions for over 16s.

Eyelid Cyst Removal

A Chalazion (or Meibomian) cyst is a fluid filled sac in the upper or lower eyelid, usually caused by the blockage of a meibomian gland.