Dr Rupak Saha (m)

MB BS (Calcutta)

Rupak joined the practice as a full-time partner on 1st October 2005, having been a registrar with the practice until September 2005. Rupak has completed his MRCP and has a clinical interest in Cardiovascular diseases, having trained as a GP with Special Interests in Cardiology.

Rupak the lead GP in the Practice for Quality Improvement and the Quality and Outcomes framework.  Rupak is our Caldicott Guardian.

Rupak became senior partner on 1st January 2017.

Dr Alex JM Docton (m)

MB BS (Newcastle) MRCGP

Alex joined the practice on 1st April 2007. Previously, he has been a partner in a Practice in the North East. Alex is a GP Appraiser. 

Alex has an interest in Drug and Alcohol misuse services.

Alex is the lead GP in the Practice for CQC compliance, Respiratory disease and mental health. 

Dr Anke K Selbmann (f)

Dr.MED (Tübingen Germany) MRCGP DRCOG DFFP

Anke also joined the practice on 1st April 2007, having been a salaried GP elsewhere in Carlisle. Anke was a registrar at the Practice during her training and has a special interest in women’s health.

Anke is the lead GP in the Practice for women's and sexual health as well has having a safeguarding role in the Practice.  She is our Prevent Lead and also takes responsibility for our vulnerable patients.

Dr Elena Saw (f)

MBChB, MRCS (Edinburgh), MRCGP

Elena joined us in April 2012, having trained with us as a GP Registrar.  Elena became a partner on 1st April 2013.  Elena has a background in general surgery and performs minor operations at the Practice.

Elena is a GP Trainer, and is our lead GP in the Practice for Clinical Governance, Diabetes and Epilepsy.

Dr Barry Wright (m)

Mb ChB 2009 (Dundee)

Barry was originally and GP Registrar with the Practice and went on to join the practice as a Salaried GP in October 2014.  He then became a Partner April 2017.

Barry has a lead role in Prescribing, Safeguarding, and Clinical Guidelines. 

Dr Helen McNally (f)


Helen joined us in July 2013, having previously been a GP Registrar with the Practice.  Helen had worked in the North East for a while after qualifying.  Helen has an interest in womens health and respiratory medicine and is the practice Vaccinations lead GP.

Dr Emma Carter (f)

MBBS MRCGP (Newcastle)

Emma joined the Practice in August 2020 as a Salaried GP.  Emma has previously trained with the Practice and we are delighted she has decided to remain with the team here.  Emma has an interest in sexual and contraceptive health in primary care.

Dr Katie Robinson (f)

MB ChB 2016 University of Birmingham

We are delighted that Katie joined us in August 2021 as a Salaried GP, having previously trained as a registrar with the Practice.  We're really happy Katie decided to choose Spencer Street Surgery to work with!  Katie has an interest in palliative care.

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