Our GPs provide overarching responsibility for patient care and handle most serious, acute and complex issues.

Dr Ian McKay (m)
MBChB (Glasgow) 1983, FRCGP
GMC No 2819253


Dr McKay graduated in 1983 from Glasgow University. He specialised in bacteriology before embarking on GP training in 1989. He has worked in Leith since 1991. He is one of 2 GP Educational Supervisors in the surgery.

Special interests Soft tissue and Joint injection, minor surgery

In addition to these roles he was a GP Trainer from 1993 till 2014 and has been a MRCGP examiner since 1997. Dr. McKay was also a Non Executive Director of Lothian Health Board from 2004 till 2010.

Special Interests
Minor Surgery and Soft Tissue / Joint Injections

Dr Yusuf Ali Lalloo (m)
BSc (Hons), MBBCh, MRCGP 
GMC No 7455835

Dr. Lalloo joined the Victoria Practice in 2019 after completing his GP training in Edinburgh. He qualified from Swansea University, Wales with a pre-medical Bachelor of Science in Psychology with Clinical Health and Psychology. Under the Ambrose King Centre, London he gained his Diploma of the Faculty of Sexual and Reproductive Healthcare (DFSRH) adding to his existing Diploma from the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (DRCOG).  He is an approved doctor for the Maritime and Coastguard Agency and maintains an active position as the Cluster Quality Lead for the North East Leith group of practices focusing on improving patient care. 

Special Interests
Sexual Health, Implantable Contraceptives (Nexplanon), Management & Quality Improvement, Seafarer Medicals, GP Training

Dr Ben Hashim (m)
GMC No 6156999

Dr Chee Ngu (m)
GMC No 6120471

Dr Kirsty Weaver (f)
GMC No. 7277487

Dr Weaver studied at the University of Glasgow, graduating in 2012, and gained experience in hospital based medical training throughout the central belt of Scotland. She was awarded Membership of the Royal College of Physicians in 2018 and achieved a Masters in Internal Medicine. She completed GP speciality  training in Edinburgh and has worked as part of the team at Victoria Practice since 2022. 

Special Interests

Dr Helen Barker
GMC No. 6072749

Special Interests