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About Dr Q

Dr Laura Quinton, (AKA Dr Q), is a London based doctor with a career long interest in complementary medicine. She believes in a holistic and natural approach to treating patients. She is fully registered with the General Medical Council and a Member of the Royal College of General Practitioners. She holds a Diploma in Nutrition and is a fully qualified Nutritional Therapist as well as being a GP.

Dr Quinton began studying Medicine at University College London Medical School in 1985 and graduated in 1991. She studied for an extra year to obtain an Honours degree in Psychology in addition to her medical degree. She appreciates the complex relationships between body and mind and how this affects health and wellbeing.

Before entering General Practice, she spent time working in Paediatrics, and holds the Diploma of Child Health. She also worked in Obstetrics and Gynaecology in several London Teaching hospitals. This included two years at The Hammersmith Hospital where she carried out IVF cycles and clinical research into the psychological aspects of infertility under the supervision of Professor Lord Winston.

Dr Quinton studied nutrition at The College of Naturopathic medicine, graduating in 2017. She describes herself as a lifelong learner and teacher. She tutors medical students from St Georges Medical School and is a GP appraiser. She has only just recently stepped down from her role of GP trainer after 14 years.

Dr Q enjoys writing and lecturing about lifestyle medicine and health. She has over 25 years of experience as a doctor and uses her dual qualifications in Medicine and Nutrition to put lifestyle and diet at the heart of her holistic consultations.

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