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LMC Board

Dr Vikram Bolarum

Dr Vikram Bolarum

Elected Member - West Leicestershire

Dr Vikram Bolarum is a GP Partner at The Burbage Surgery in Hinckley. He has been a GP trainer for the last nine years and has been involved with the undergraduate teaching for the Leicester medical students. Dr Bolarum was co-opted onto the LMC board in March 2018, he will be be a representative of the West area of Leicestershire.

Dr Bolarum also sits on both local and fellowship committee of the RCGP.

Dr Nainesh Chotai

Dr Nainesh Chotai

CHAIR

Elected Member - East Leicestershire & Rutland

Dr Nainesh Chotai has been an LMC member for 20 years. He is a GP partner, GP trainer, and practice representative to locality meetings with his Clinical Commissioning Group.

Dr Chotai was re-elected as Chair in October 2018 and will take on the position for the next electoral term, 2018-2022.

Dr Fahreen Dhanji

Dr Fahreen Dhanji

Elected Member - East Leicestershire and Rutland

Dr Fahreen Dhanji has been a GP partner at Latham House Medical Practice in Melton having worked there since 2009 after completing her VTS training. She is currently a GP trainer and has a specialist interest in ENT and minor surgery.

Dr Dhanji joined LLR LMC Board after she was co-opted onto the board at the August 2016 board meeting and then was elected for the new electoral term, 2018 - 2022.

Dr Ammar Ghouri

Dr Ammar Ghouri

Elected Member - East Leicestershire and Rutland

Dr Ammar Ghouri qualified in 2013 and is currently a GP Principal at South Wigston Health Centre. During the period of June - October 2018, he took on the role of Interim Chair following being the standing Vice-Chair of the Leicester, Leicestershire & Rutland Local Medical Committee.

Dr Hisham Haq

Dr Hisham Haq

 Elected Member - Leicester City

Dr Hisham Haq is a full time GP partner In Leicester.  He has been an LMC Committee member since 2010.  Dr Haq is the Treasurer for the LMC.

Dr Grant Ingrams

Elected Member - Leicester City

Dr Grant Ingrams has been a GP in Leicestershire for 2 years, currently working as a GP Partner in Leicester City. Prior to this he worked in the West Midlands for many years. Dr Ingrams has also been on the GPC since 1994 with roles as Deputy chair of Commissioning Subcommittee and Chair of IT Subcommittee.

Dr Shiraz Makda

Dr Shiraz Makda

Elected Member - East Leicestershire and Rutland

Dr Shiraz Makda graduated in 2008 from Leicester Medical School, completed VTS locally, was elected as AiT representative RCGP Leicester Faculty and is currently First 5 lead.

In November 2016, Dr Makda was elected vice-chair (job share) with Dr Ghouri.

Dr Anu Rao

Dr Anu Rao

Elected Member - West Leicestershire

Dr Anu Rao is Medical Officer for the Leicester Leicestershire and Rutland Local Medical Committee.   She trained as a GP in Hinckley. She is a GP Partner at Forest House Surgery, Shepshed, and is also a GP trainer, and federation chair for North Charnwood.

Dr Fahad Rizvi

Dr Fahad Rizvi

Elected Member - Leicester City

Dr Fahad Rizvi completed basic medical education in 2002, and after working in secondary care for 9 years, transferred into GP training and became a GP Principal in 2014.  He enjoys GP teaching and his specialist interests are urology, musculo-skeletal and minor surgery. 

Dr Rizvi was co-opted onto the Committee in October 2015 and then stood again at the new electoral term, and was elected for the electoral term, 2018 - 2022.

Dr Sumit Virmani

Dr Sumit Virmani

Elected Member - West Leicestershire

Dr Sumit Virmani has been a GP partner in Whitwick since 2009, when he finished his vocational training. Dr Virmani is also a GP appraiser and the Vice-Chair for North West Leicestershire federation. He has a special interest and joints, minor surgery and occupational health.

He enjoys music and cricket. 

Dr Rajiv Wadhwa

Elected Member - Leicester City

Dr Rajiv Wadhwa is a GP working mainly in Leicester City for the last 15 years.

He was co-opted onto the LLR LMC board last year. His special interests include Primary and Secondary care interface. He is a GP Appraiser, a Trainer and a Mentor. He also sits on Executive Board of Leicester City Health Federation.

Administration team

Charlotte Woods

Charlotte Woods

Office Manager

Charlotte Woods joined the LMC team in 2014, originally as an admin assistant before progressing to the role of Office Manager. Prior to working at the LMC, Charlotte had a variety of successful roles within organisations including Arts Council England, Nottinghamshire Police and University of Leicester.

Emma Sutherland

Emma Sutherland

Administrator

Emma Sutherland joined the LMC in 2018 as an administrator. Prior to this she worked at a GP practice in Leicester as a receptionist/administrator which gave her great insight into the inner workings of General Practice.