South Kent Coast CCG governing body member
Dr Ian Mckenzie has been a GP at Pencester Surgery, Dover, since 2006. He is a member of South Kent Coast CCG’s governing body and is the planned care lead.
Ian is a GP with special interests in headache, Ear, Nose and Throat (ENT) and minor surgery. He was previously a clinical commissioner responsible for gastroenterology with NHS Eastern and Coastal Kent Primary Care Trust.
He trained in medicine at the University of Auckland Medical School, before moving the Royal Air Force in 1983 to develop a career in aviation medicine. He became a consultant in aviation medicine after receiving a PhD in cardiovascular physiology from London’s Imperial College. He was appointed Head of Biomechanics Division at the Royal Air Force Institute of Aviation Medicine.
In 1996, he retrained as a GP and moved to Kent two years later to join Pfizer as a drug development clinician.
He returned to general practice in 2006 and is a non-executive director of South East Health Limited and an aircrew medical examiner for the Civil Aviation Authority.
Ian is married with two children.