The Doctors


Dr Guy Beaumont

MBChB MRCP MRCGP DRCOG DFM DMJ MFFLM(1987 Edinburgh)
Dr Beaumont is the Diabetic lead in the practice and undertakes minor surgery.
He is the Practice Quality Lead which involves representing the practice at Nithsdale GP cluster. He is also a Forensic Physician. In his spare time he is club Doctor for Queen of the South FC. He is available for consultation every weekday.

Dr Rob Walter

MBChB MRCGP(1994 Leicester)
Dr Walter also works for EMIS - the Clinical Software system that is used in the Practice and across the UK. He consults every day except Thursdays.

Dr Phyllis Halliday

MB BCh BAO MRCGP DObst DCh(1988 Cork)
I am available for consultation Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays.
I insert Nexplanon for contraception. Appointments can be made for this in the Practice.

Dr Alan Gabriel

MBChB MRCGP(1999 Aberdeen)
Dr Gabriel is a full time partner and is available for consultation every day.

Dr Jeyarani Arunagiriraj

MB BS DGO MRCOG Part1 DFFP MRCGP(1985 Madras)
Dr Raj provides Coil insertions within the practice and is available for consultation every day.

Dr Abdullah Ewas

MBBS BSc MRCGP DRCOG DCH DFRSH(London 2010)
I have been working in Dumfries since 2012. I am available every weekday.
I am happy to see patients for general consultations and can also insert nexplanons for contraception.

Dr Catriona Buchan

MBChB MRCGP DCH DFSRH (2007 Aberdeen)
Dr Buchan moved to Dumfries and Galloway from Edinburgh after completing her GP training. She undertook a Paediatric Scholarship and is trained to insert the contraceptive implant Nexplanon. Dr Buchan previously worked for over five years in Accident & Emergency. She is available for consultation on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays.

Dr Callum Carruthers

MBChB MRCGP DCH (2009 Aberdeen)
I moved to Dumfries to train as a GP in 2013. Before this I worked in emergency medicine in Australia and Aberdeen.
As well as working at Gillbrae Surgery I also work in the Emergency Department at Dumfries & Galloway Royal Infirmary and volunteer as a responder with BASICS Scotland.
My interests include minor surgery and paediatrics. I consult at Gillbrae all day Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays.

Dr Clare Whitney

BMedSci MBChB MRCGP (2005 Manchester)
I completed my GP training in 2010 in Lancashire before moving to the Isle of Skye working in remote general practice until Summer 2019 when I moved south to Dumfries. I consult on Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays.