Unit 1, Lister House Health Centre,
Abercrombie Way, Harlow,
Essex, CM18 6YJ

Healthcare Team


Dr Lola Ogbonnaya (female, partner)

Dr Ogbonnaya qualified from UCH, Ibadan, Nigeria in 1987. Before joining Lister Medical Centre in January 1999, Lola worked in General Practice in Bishop's Stortford.

Dr Beata Grabarska-Kreiss (female, partner)

Dr Kreiss joined Lister Medical Centre at the beginning of November 2002. She was already an experienced General Practitioner having worked in that capacity for eight years. Prior to entering General Practice, she spent a number of years in hospital medicine working in diverse specialities such as paediatrics; ear, nose and throat surgery; rheumatology; obstetrics and gynaecology; and geriatric medicine.

Dr Cyrus Fernandes (male, partner)

Cyrus qualified from Barts and The Royal London in 2001. He joined the practice in 2006, having been a salaried doctor for a year in nearby Ongar.

He is a full time partner. His main interests include GP education and Paediatrics. He is a GP Trainer and Primary Care tutor for Harlow and Epping. He is also the RCGP curriculum guardian for paediatrics.

Since 2011 he has also been chair of the local Children’s and Maternity programme board.

Dr Faisal Sattar (male, partner)

Dr Sattar qualified from Guy’s & St Thomas Hospital in 2000.  He initially worked in Paediatrics and Paediatric Cardiology for 5 years after which he made the change to become a GP.  Soon after qualifying as a GP, he joined the practice in January 2010.  His interests have expanded into Adult Cardiology and he is recognised as a GP with a special interest in Cardiology.   His other areas of interest within General Practice include joint injections, minor surgery, dermatology and involvement in practice management.

Dr Jeyaseelan Selvarajah (male, partner)

Jey qualified from Barts and The London Medical School in 2005. He joined the practice in January 2011 having completed his training at Lister Medical Centre. His main interest are medical education and diabetes.  He is involved in teaching GP Trainees.  He is currently the diabetic lead for the practice and leads on the Covid Vaccination Programme at the surgery.

Dr Anusha Durairatnam (female, partner)

Anusha qualified from Guys and St Thomas Hospital. She joined the Lister Medical Centre in May 2012 as a full time partner, after having been a partner in South Essex. Her main interest is medical education. She is a GP tutor and Practice Lead in teaching medical students from Bart's and the London Medical School. She is also the Research Lead at the Practice and has an interest in dermatology and family planning.

Our Salaried GPs

Dr Imran Parwes (Male)  MBBS 2014 Manipal, India MRCGP 2022 UK (East of England)
Dr Parwes joined us in 2022.

Dr Afrin Sarabadine (Female)  MBBS 2014  Chennai, Tamilnadu, India  MRCGP 2022   UK (East of England).
Dr Sarabadine joined us in 2022.

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Practice Management

Practice Manager

Karen Cakmak

Karen joined the practice in October 2016 having worked as a practice manager in various London Boroughs. Prior to working in healthcare she worked in the legal sector for many years. She recently completed a Masters Degree in Healthcare Leadership which she studied whilst working full time.

Assistant Practice Manager

Paula Stubbs

Paula Joined the practice in January 2019 having worked in the NHS sector for over 20 years.

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Heathcare Team

Nursing Team

Lister House currently have 4 Health Care Assistants  who provide an array of services from Phlebotomy, Wound Care and Dressing Checks, Patient Health Checks, Blood Pressure and Electrocardiogram (ECG) checks amongst other tasks. We also have 3 Practice Nurses who provide Chronic Disease Reviews including Diabetes and Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary disease (COPD) and Asthma, Child Hood Immunisations, Smears, Post Natal and Baby Checks.

Urgent Care Practitioner

To be completed ...

GP Assistant

To be completed ...

Clinical Pharmacy Team

To be completed ...

Community Midwives

Provide antenatal care on Tuesdays and Thursday along with the doctors but also have additional clinics on Wednesdays. For further infomation see care provided by our midwives in our Heathcare services section.

Community Nurses

Work within the community to provide nursing care to those who cannot come to surgery.

Health Visitors

For advice and practical help for the under fives. Health visitor perform routine checks on babies at eight months, two and a quarter and three and a half years of age. They also run mother and baby groups, check for head lice. dispense treatment and liaise with GPs on the management of their patients.

School Nurses

Provide nursing care at school. They undertake the immunisation in the teenage years, provide education on sexual guidance and can offer a range of investigations such as hearing tests.


Lister Medical Centre boasts physiotherapists who work at the surgery on a sessional basis most Tuesday mornings. Find out more about Physiotherapy Services.


Dieticians are employed to provide practice based sessions for GP patients. Find out more about Dietary advice and Lifestyle Services.

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Administration Team

Our administration team includes:

  • 16 Receptionists
  • Secretarial Team
  • Data Entry and Records Team
  • Prescribing and Recalls Team