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Dr. Mark Porter MBE MB BS DA DCH

Current Media Positions:

TV : Doctor on The One Show (BBC One)

Radio: Presenter Inside Health (BBC Radio 4)

Print: Medical correspondent at The Times

Past media positions:

TV


2005 – 2008 Presenter Five’s Doctor Doctor
1997 – 2001 Presenter Watchdog Healthcheck (BBC 1)
2000 Presenter Fighting Fat, Fighting Fit (BBC 1)
1992 – 1996 Resident doctor on Good Morning (BBC 1)
1994 Presenter Morning Surgery (BBC 1)
2001 – 2003 Presenter Doctor In The House, Living Pulse and Health Bulletins for Discovery

Radio

2003 – 2011 Presenter Case Notes (BBC Radio 4)
2007 The Memory Experience presenter BBC Radio 4
2007 Sharpen Your Memory presenter BBC Radio 4
1993 – 2003 Resident doctor on the Jimmy Young Show (BBC R2)
1993 – 1999 Health correspondent Newsnight (Classic fm)
2001 Medicine and Machines (BBC R4)

Print

2000 – 2010 Health Editor at Sainsbury’s Magazine
2003 – 2009 Health columnist for the Evening Standard
2005 – 2009 Health columnist for Weightwatchers Magazine
2004 – 2008 Health columnist for Closer
1992 – 2002 Columnist Sunday Mirror
1993 – 2003 Health editor for Radio Times
1995 – 1997 Columnist BBC Family Health
1995 – 1997 Columnist Classic fm Magazine
1999 – 2001 Columnist Woman’s Realm
1992 Medical Editor General Practitioner

Internet
2001 – 2008 Resident doctor on discoveryhealth.co.uk
2000 – 2003 Founding Medical Editor surgerydoor.co.uk

Medical qualifications

1986 MB BS
1989 DA
1990 DCH
1990 GP VTS
1990 FP Cert

Training

1981 – 1983 University College London
1983 – 1986 Westminster Hospital Medical School

Clinical experience

2006- Sessional GP  Culverhay Surgery, Wotton-Under-Edge
2002 – 2005 NHS GP principal, Stroud
1992 – 2001 NHS GP assistant @ Locking Hill Surgery, Stroud
1991 Registrar, Locking Hill
1989

  • Gloucestershire GP Vocational Training Scheme
  • 6 months Obstetrics and Gynaecology
  • 6 months Psychiatry
  • 6 months Age Care
  • 6 months Paediatrics

1988 12 months Anaesthetics
1987 6 months A&E
1986 Pre-registration year – 6 months medicine and surgery
1990 – 1996 Team Doctor to the Ford World Rally Team

Mark is 50 and married to Ros.

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