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20130424_53_OriginalDr Elizabeth L Guthrie – GP Partner

MBChB MRCGP DRCOG 1983 (Aberdeen 1981)

Liz did her undergraduate training in Aberdeen then returned to her native West coast to complete her house jobs in Ayrshire and her GP training in Inverclyde. She then worked at the Glasgow Homoeopathic Hospital where she developed her skills in Acupuncture before returning to Arran doing regular holiday locums for all 3 practices.  In 1997 she joined Dr Malcolm Kerr as a partner in Brodick and has been involved throughout all the changes to form the now Arran Medical Group.  Liz practices homoeopathy and acupuncture and is a GPWsI in Palliative Care.

20130424_14_OriginalDr Faye Hamill – GP Partner

MBChB MRCGP DRCOG DFFP (Edinburgh 1997)

Faye trained in Scotland, Australia and New Zealand, completing her GP training in rural Perthshire. She undertook a GP Rural Fellowship on Arran before taking over as a Principal in the old Shiskine Practice with her husband, Greg. Her main area of interest is Female and Reproductive health and she is a GP with Special Interest (GPwSI) in Gynaecology.


Dr Greg Hamill – GP Partner

MBChB MRCGP DRCOG DFFP (Edinburgh 1997)

Greg was the first GP Rural Fellow on Arran in 2002, with a spell as a salaried GP before he and his wife, Faye, took over the old Shiskine Practice.  Areas of interest include running an A&E/fracture clinic, minor surgery, GP ultrasound and he is a clinical tutor for medical students. He is the development lead for the group including finances and contracts and was Clinical Lead for the Arran Clinical Review project 2011-2013.


20130424_27_OriginalDr Graeme Thompson – GP Partner

MBChB MRCGP (Aberdeen 1999)





tristanDr Tristan Hamade – GP Partner

MBChB MRCGP (Glasgow 2008)





Dr Andrew Gaw – GP Partner

MEng MBChB (Glasgow 2012)

Andrew started life as a Civil Engineer before a career change into medicine.   Since graduating from Glasgow he has trained in Ayrshire and Arran ever since. He completed his GP training with Arran Medical Group in 2018.



Dr Cathy Welch – Salaried GP

BM MRCGP DFSRH (Southampton 1998)

Cathy graduated from Southampton University 1998.  She then trained in Histopathology in Barnsley and then Aberdeen for 5 years. Went back to Clinical Medicine in 2005 and trained as a GP in Aberdeen, Orkney and Peterhead, qualifying with MRCGP in 2009. Worked as a salaried GP locum in North Aberdeenshire and Aberdeen, until joining Arran Medical Group as a salaried GP in June 2013

Dr Kelvin McMillan – GP Rural Fellow

Kelvin graduated from Glasgow University and then began working in Inverclyde Royal hospital and the Royal Alexandra hospital. He then became a GP trainee in Lanarkshire and worked at Biggar Medical Practice. On completing his training he was keen to develop his skills in remote and rural general practice so has taken up  a post as the Arran Rural fellow. He and his young family are excited about the opportunities which this will bring.


Dr Preeti Mistry – GP ST3 Trainee






Dr Junet Iqbal – GP ST1 Trainee

Junet likes to be known as Janet. She graduated from St Andrews University with a BSc then Glasgow University with her MBChB. She has trained within Greater Glasgow and Clyde and Ayrshire and Arran. A spell in New Zealand gave her a flavour for rural medicine which has drawn her to life on Arran. She recently qualified as a yoga teacher and has completed her competent crew with the RYA.