Ihtesham is a passionate advocate for mental health and during the Pandemic has been privileged to be a small part of the frontline response. He has a profound interest in human rights and speaks both nationally and internationally on a variety of issues. A student of Dulwich College, he completed his undergraduate degree in medicine at St.George’s London and trained in both psychiatry and general practice locally.
He was a Senior Partner for several years in a London practice as well as being a GP Postgraduate tutor of Kent, Surrey & Sussex Deanery, and a former Royal College of GPs South-East Faculty Chair.
Currently, he is an OSCE examiner for Brighton Medical school which allows him to put his experience in teaching into practice. He was an Associate Professor at Bucks New University and Programme Director of the PA studies.
Ihtesham regularly speaks on public forums to help raise awareness of mental wellbeing. He currently works for the NHS, his lifelong passion, as well as being a Digital GP since its inception.