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Dr Saira Goheer

General Practitioner

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About our Author


Dr Goheer grew up in Glasgow and attended Hutchesons’ Grammar. She qualified from Aberdeen University Medical School in 2010. She returned to Glasgow for her GP training. Saira is now based in Edinburgh working as a qualified GP. She started working for Medicspot in 2019 and has a real passion for travel and fitness.

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Medical Experience

General Practitioner – NHS Scotland

Training & Qualifications


Specialisms and Areas of Interest

General Practice

Articles By This Author

Lyme Disease

Lyme disease occurs following a bite from an infected tick and can drastically affect people’s lifestyles and daily activities when left untreated

Emergency prescriptions

Many people need repeat prescriptions for a variety of conditions such as asthma, diabetes, hay fever and other chronic health conditions. Almost half of the UK rely on repeat prescriptions.


Eczema is the name for a group of inflammatory skin conditions that cause the skin to become itchy, red, swollen and cracked. It is often a chronic (long lasting) condition, though it can improve significantly and usually clears completely over time.

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