Dr Mhairi Macfarlane

image2Dr Mhairi Macfarlane is from Aberdeenshire. She graduated from Aberdeen University in 2001. Having completed her training she spent 3 years working in ARI before spending a year as a trainee at Woodside Medical Group. Dr Macfarlane joined Holburn Medical Group as a partner in 2006. Her clinical interests include family planning and GP training.

Dr Deborah Cunningham

Dr drcunninghamDeborah Cunningham is from Aberdeenshire. She graduated from Aberdeen University in 2005 with her medical degree and a BSc in medical science. Her hospital training was mainly in Aberdeen but she also spent some time working in Shetland. She completed her GP training at the Albyn Medical Practice and joined Holburn Medical Group in 2011. She became a partner in 2012. Her clinical interests include women's health and elderly medicine. Dr Cunningham is our practice diabetic lead.

Dr Shanti West

shantiDr West graduated from the National University of Ireland in 2002. Originally from Malaysia Dr West came to Aberdeen after she graduated. She joined the practice as a partner in May 2014 having previously been a salaried GP at Whinhill Medical Practice. Dr West's interests are in elderly medicine, women's health and GP training.

Dr Lorraine McGuigan

image1Originally from West Lothian Dr McGuigan graduated from the University of Aberdeen in 1997.  She held a number of hospital posts before completing her training in General Practice in 2004.  For a short time Dr McGuigan was a partner of Holburn Medical Group until family commitments led her to Edinburgh.  She worked in the University there for 8 years before returning to Aberdeen in 2011.  Dr Mcguigan has a special interest in palliative care and medical education training.

Dr Leanne Duff


Dr Duff is from Aberdeen but studied medicine at the University of Dundee, graduating in 2012. During her hospital training she worked at Woodend Hospital, ARI and Dr Grays Hospital in Elgin.
Dr Duff completed her GP training with the practice and enjoyed
a short spell as a GP Assistant before becoming a partner in May 2019.  Dr Duff’s interests lie in elderly medicine and psychiatry.


Dr Vaila Boswell

IMG_8914Originally from Shetland Dr Boswell studied medicine at St Andrew's University and Aberdeen University. Dr Boswell completed her GP training with the practice, became our GP Assistant in August 2019 and accepted partnership in February 2020. Her medical interests lie in women's health and contraception.

Dr Samantha Fenwick


Dr Fenwick graduated from Aberdeen University in 2009 and started her GP training in Manchester before returning to Aberdeen to complete her training in 2017.  Dr Fenwick worked as a salaried GP in Peterhead Health Centre and Links Medical Practice before joining our practice as a salaried GP in July 2020. She accepted partnership in June 2021. Her special interests lie in family planning and medical politics.

Dr Nicky Grant

ImageOriginally from Aberdeen, Dr Grant studied Medical Microbiology in Edinburgh and graduated in 2001 before heading back to Aberdeen to study Medicine. She graduated from Aberdeen University in 2006 and returned to Edinburgh to complete her GP training. Dr Grant has been working as a GP in Aberdeen since 2012 and joined our team as a Salaried GP in May 2020. Dr Grant's special interests are in geriatrics, paediatrics and medical education

Dr Pinkie Withanage

doctorOriginally from Sri Lanka, Dr Withanage was brought up in Glasgow and studied medicine in Aberdeen.  Completing her GP training locally, she joined our practice in August 2021 and her special interests lie in sexual health medicine.

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