DrEd Doctors and Team

 

Dr Louisa Draper

DrEd Medical Director

Louisa studied medicine at the University of Oxford and completed her training at University College London. She has spent the last eight years working in some of the top hospitals in London, and has a particular interest in finding new ways to change medical care so that patients can access healthcare quickly, safely and conveniently. She has set up medical projects and healthcare initiatives all over the World, allowing her to understand the health needs of different communities, and giving her the opportunity to travel and get first hand, detailed knowledge of travel medicine. She has a special interest in women's and children's health.
Dr Sebastian Winckler

Doctor

Sebastian studied medicine on a military cadetship and graduated in 2000 from the Humboldt University (Charité) in Berlin, Germany. After completing his GP training in 2003, he worked as a medical officer and GP within the German Army. During his time with the army he served in Cambodia, Afghanistan, Bosnia and Kosovo. Sebastian holds an MSc in General Practice and Primary Care as well as a certificate in travel medicine.

Dr Patric Otte

Doctor

Dr Jean Patric Otte is a GP who has recently joined the online doctor service on a sessional basis. He also works as GP in an NHS Surgery in South East Essex and he has a special interest in preventative medicine and mental health. Dr Otte is a member of the Royal College of General Practitioners since 2008 and qualified as a GP in 2005 following vocational training in the UK. He studied medicine at the Ludwig-Maximilians-University in Munich and graduated in May 2000 before commencing training as a GP.


Dr. Helmut Juenck

Doctor

Dr. Helmut Juenck is a general practitioner with a German and English licence to practice. After finishing his medical degree at the University of Bonn, he established his practice as a general practitioner in Germany in 1991. In addition to his work there, he took part in specialist training and taught medical students in the field of general medicine. He has been working at DrEd since April 2014. Helmut regularly joins our team in the London office.
Dr. Indra Joshi

Doctor

Indra graduated from University College Medical School in London and works both as an Emergency Medicine specialist and a Health Policy Advisor for the Civil Service. She has a special interest in expedition and travel medicine and has completed many tours around the world working with voluntary organisations and the Olympic Committee. She spent 3 years researching the use of Web 2.0 technologies in healthcare and health informatics and published her findings internationally.
Dr. Sabine Kollment

Doctor

Sabine studied medicine at the Karl-Franzens-University in Graz, Austria and completed her GP training in Upper Austria. She has lived in the USA before coming to England and obtained an MBA with focus in Healthcare Management in Michigan. Sabine has worked as a salaried GP in South Leeds and currently does regular Out of Hours sessions as well as Health Assessments in a private hospital. Her main interests are women’s and men’s health as well as sexual health and preventative medicine.

Dr. Nadeeja Koralage

Doctor

Nadeeja graduated from the Royal Free and University College London medical school in 2006. As an undergraduate, she also completed a bachelors degree in Medical Journalism and regularly wrote for the BMJ. After completing her foundation training, she worked in Singapore as an emergency department medical officer. She returned to London to train in emergency medicine, working in a variety of hospitals including 2 major trauma centres. Nadeeja became a member of the Royal College of Emergency Medicine by examination in 2011. In March 2015, she joined the Dr Ed team. Nadeeja has also trained as a sexual offences examiner and continues to work for the NHS and Metropolitan police in a sexual assault referral centre in London.
Dr. Zenon Andreou

Doctor

Zenon studied medicine at University College London graduating in 2006. His postgraduate training was in hospitals in and around London and he trained for four years in Otolaryngology. Currently he works in General Practice and is completing a Masters degree in Allergy.

Amit Khutti

UK Director

Amit co-founded DrEd with David. Prior to this Amit worked in the NHS as the Director of Strategy for Chelsea & Westminster Hospital NHS FT, after spending a number of years working on health issues in the civil service as part of the Prime Minister’s Delivery Unit. He started his working life as a management consultant.

David Meinertz

Mainland Europe Director

David co-founded DrEd with Amit. Prior to launching DrEd David worked at a leading online healthcare company in London where he focused on international expansion. Before that, David invested in and helped build and re-build small and medium-sized companies in healthcare, electronics and distribution sectors in Europe for about 10 years.


James Davies

Head of Operations

James studied pharmacy at the University of Bath and completed his training as a pharmacist at Guys and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust. He has worked in hospital and community practice and completed a PhD at University College London, exploring business and professional models of community pharmacy practice. James helped found the original DrEd pharmacy in 2012, before taking up a position with the Company Chemists Association, representing pharmacy owners in the NHS, with regulators and in government. James returned as Head of Operations in 2014.
Joe Rinaldi Johnson

Chief Marketing Officer

Joe joined DrEd in February 2015. Prior to this he worked as Strategy & Product Manager at a leading online healthcare company. Before that, Joe was advising commissioners and major acute hospital providers on strategy & performance improvement as a management consultant. He holds a MA from Cambridge University in Social & Political Sciences with a Tripos in Management Studies from the Judge Business School.

Redian Ibra

Developer

Redian holds a Msc on Information Security and Computer Forensics, Bsc on Computer Information Systems (Software Engineering).  Previously worked for Vodafone developing Intelligent Network Applications, ColourDNA developing scalable cloud based web applications.  Working in different areas and gained valuable experience in, Software Design, Project Management, Application Development, Information & Data Security, Penetration Testing, Web Application Development, Unix & Linux Platforms.  Code quality and the ability to easily test code is very important to him.

Lajos Veres

Developer

Lajos graduated with an MSc in computer science in 2001 from the Eötvös Loránd University in Budapest. He was seven when he first started working with computers. It was love at first sight! His first significant development was a logistics program when he was only eleven years old. He built market leading e-commerce platforms in Hungary from scratch in the past ten years. He joined the DrEd team in 2013 after relocating to London.

Marcus Kourie

Front-End Developer

Marcus started his career out as a Software Developer after graduating from one of South Africa's leading Microsoft Certified University's. He then went onto developing remedial software for kids and found his passion within Front-End Development and User Experience Design. Marcus has worked for one of South Africa's top Agencies on Brands such as Vodafone and Car manufacturer Toyota. He recently worked within Google Web Studio before Joining us at DrEd.


Estera Studzinska

Developer

Estera graduated with an MSc in Physics in 2007 from Gdańsk University of Technology. She started working as a front end developer in 2006 and moved to PHP programming in 2008. She joined the DrEd development team in 2014. In her spare time she is learning more about data science.
Syed Abbas

Web Application Developer

Syed holds an MSc in Business Information Technology from Middlesex University in London and a BSc in Computer Science from National University of Computer & Emerging Sciences in Pakistan. Previously he worked for Systems Limited, a software house in Pakistan, before relocating to the UK. He also did a long stint at Swiftnet Ltd, a wholesale telecoms provider, as a software engineer. He joined the DrEd development team in the summer of 2014.

Katharina Grimm

Junior Marketing Manager

Katharina holds a BA in English and Politics and has recently completed her Master's degree in Cultural and Creative Industries with King's College London. She enjoys writing in English and German and works on content and SEO for the website.
David Witlif

Marketing Manager

David joined the DrEd Marketing Team in September 2013. He graduated from the University of Stuttgart with a Master's degree in Social Sciences. With experience working in the pharmaceutical industry and for a large internet provider he helps DrEd in Digital Marketing DACH.

James Porter

UK Marketing Manager

James works for DrEd as UK marketing manager. Since starting out in digital he has specialised in working with high growth b2c start ups. His most recent role prior to DrEd was agency side, in a content marketing and SEO agency called Distilled.

Simon Vatareck

Digital Marketing Manager DACH

Simon joined DrEd in 2015. He studied at Stuttgart Media University and graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in E-Services. As Digital Marketing Manager DACH, he supports the DrEd marketing team in all things German. Simon aimed at a career in digital marketing since the beginning of his studies. Before joining DrEd, he worked as a student employee for a Social Commerce startup and as a full-time employee for an online agency.

Emma Ward

Head of Service Development

Emma graduated from University of Oxford in 2002. She spent 3 years working in communications in the voluntary sector, 6 years working on social policy issues in Whitehall, followed by 2 years travelling and studying for a Masters. She joined the Dr Ed team in April 2013 and now focuses on new service and business development. In her spare time, Emma is studying for a Ph.D.

Oloma Nwodu

Pharmacist

Oloma is a pharmacist with experience mainly in community pharmacy, medical software and medicines information. In her spare time she is a bit of a tv and games addict.