Dr Sara Kayat is a practicing GP at Gray’s Inn Medical Practice. Prior to this she worked at Balham Park Surgery which featured on Channel 5’s GPs Behind Closed Doors. She is also This Morning’s resident GP on ITV, regularly offering her expertise on their weekly “Second Opinion” feature. She has appeared on BBC 1 “The Truth About…” series, Channel 5’s The Wright Stuff and is frequently seen on the health segments on ITV News.
She graduated from King’s College London in 2009 with a medical degree (MBBS) and a Bachelor of Science (BSc). She went on to become a junior doctor at Guy’s and St Thomas’ hospital followed by Worthing Hospital. She then specialised in general practice, attaining her membership to the Royal College of GPs (MRCGP) having completed her 3 year GP training at St George’s Hospital in London. She is now a Member for the North East London RCGP Faculty Board.
It was during her years of training that she developed a passion for surgical interests, sexual health, and lifestyle medicine, completing a Diploma of the Faculty of Family Planning, and later an accreditation for minor surgery and joint injections. She also practices cosmetic medicine and likes to keep up to date in the world of aesthetics. She is an all-round GP and enjoys writing and advising about the everyday things, from diet, to exercise, to snoring, or stress.
She is an advocate of maintaining good mental health and regularly practices Mindfulness and yoga, and she has a keen interest in preventative medicine through lifestyle choices like exercise and nutrition. She enjoys extreme sports such as scuba diving, skiing and travelling as far as her air-miles will allow. Her love for travel and extreme environments came together when she took part in Channel 4’s Bear Grylls Celebrity Island, marooned on a dessert island for 4 weeks, learning to thrive and survive with fellow celebrities.
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This Morning, ITV, Dec 2015- present
ITV News medical expert August 2017 – present
Sky News medical expert July 2016- present
Celebrity Eggheads BBC2 Jan 2018
Great British Menu, BBC2 October 2017
Bear Grylls Celebrity Island, Channel 4, Sept – Oct 2017
The Truth About Sleep, BBC 1, May 2017
GPs Behind Closed Doors, Channel 5, Nov 2015- Oct 2016
Netdoctor monthly medical articles Nov 2016 – present
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Protect against STIs December 2017
Breast Cancer awareness January 2018