Governing Body member
Dr Qasim Mahmood graduated from Allama Iqbal Medical College, Lahore Pakistan. He moved to UK in 2003 and started his medical career in Grimsby and eventually settled in Canterbury in 2006. He completed his medical and GP training at East Kent Hospitals University Foundation Trust (EKHUFT) and qualified as GP in 2012. Before that he worked as a medical registrar in stroke medicine and emergency medicine at EKHUFT.
Dr Mahmood has been working at Hawkinge and Elham Valley practice as a GP partner since 2015. He has a special interest in cardiology, stroke medicine and medical education and training.
He has extensive knowledge and experience of the local health services and is keen to improve the health care of his patients with a passion to contribute positively in rapidly evolving NHS. He feels that NHS is under immense pressure at the moment and can only survive if we adopt new modern ways of working where various health services work in an integrated manner to produce an effective, reliable and safe service for our patients.
In his spare time he likes to watch and play cricket and actively involved with local cricket club.