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Sandesh Gulhane MSP

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Sandesh Gulhane MSP

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Dr Sandesh Gulhane MSP is a GP and politician who was elected Member of the Scottish Parliament for the Glasgow Region in May 2021, the first Hindu and first man of Indian descent to be elected MSP. He currently serves as the Shadow Cabinet Secretary for Health and Social Care.

Sandesh was educated in London, studied at Imperial College and has been a doctor since 2006. He worked as an orthopaedic registrar in London, before changing focus to primary care in 2015.

Sandesh was also Club Doctor as part of the medical staff of Scottish Professional Football League Club Queen’s Park FC from 2017 until August 2021.

He continues to work one day per week as an NHS GP. @sandeshgulhane