Dr Gregory Black (Partner) (m)

M.B., Ch.B. 1994, M.R.C.G.P. Distinction 1998  GB Photo

Dr Black has been with the practice since 2000. He offers a full general practice service and has a special interest in minor surgery, ophthalmology, hypertension, heart disease, respiratory medicine and Ear, Nose & Throat.

Dr Kate Howlett (Partner) (f)

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BSc, University of St Andrews, M.B. Ch. B. (University of Manchester) 1995, MRCGP 2000, DFFP 1999, D.R.C.O.G. 1999, Certificate in Management of Drugs Misuse 2003, Diploma course in Management of Diabetes 2004. 

Dr Howlett has a special interest in heart disease and diabetes as well as contraception, offering full range of contraception services. She joined the practice in 2013, previously working locally and in rural Scotland.

Dr Deane Jacobs (m)


MBBS Hull York Medical School 2012

MRCGP 2018

Dr Jacobs has special interests in palliative care and elderly care and works part-time as a specialty doctor in a local hospice.  Dr Jacobs can perform joint injections at the surgery.

Dr Alix Jimenez (f)

RCGP, MBBS with distinction 2009 (Newcastle), BA (Hons) 1999 (Newcastle)  AJ Photo

Dr Jimenez provides a full range of GP services including minor surgery.  Her particular areas of interest include dermatology and mental health. She is currently studying for a postgraduate Diploma in Dermatology.  Before joining the team at Ampleforth & Hovingham Surgeries she worked as a GP Registrar in Newcastle, Northumberland and Cleveland.

Dr Elizabeth Rusby (f)

ER PhotoBScHons MedSci (University of St Andrews) 2008, MBChB (University of Manchester) 2011, MRCGP 2016

Dr Rusby joined the practice in 2018 having trained and worked locally in Northallerton and Ripon.  Dr Rusby provides a full range of GP services and her particular areas of interest include mental health and women's health.

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