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Prof Ruth Whitby

General Practitioner and Chair of General Practice

General Practice Institute

Sees patients at Portland Place Outpatient Centre

Speaks English

Clinical Interests

  • Chronic Disease
  • Family Medicine
  • Female Health
  • General Medicine
  • Lifestyle Medicine
  • Male Health
  • Mental Illness
  • Paediatric Medicine
  • Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STD)
  • Stress
  • Travel Medicine


  • Chronic Disease Management
  • Health Screening
  • Hormone Replacement Therapy
  • Immunisations
  • Stress Management
  • Travel Vaccines
  • Weight Management


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Portland Place Outpatient Centre
24 Portland Place
London W1B 1LU

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Professor Ruth Whitby has more than 30 years’ experience in General Practice. She is a GP at King Edward VII's Hospital, and has a special interest in general medicine, stress management, health screening and paediatrics. Professor Whitby was the first native English-speaking doctor to be awarded a Japanese Medical License whilst working as a GP in Tokyo from 1994 to 1997, and she holds a medical degree from King’s College London, a diploma in obstetrics and gynaecology, and a first-class honours degree in neuroanatomy.

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