Dr. Ayan Panja

Dr. Ayan Panja


Dr Ayan Panja followed his family tradition of becoming a doctor and is a GP partner in a NHS practice in St Albans. He is also a writer, a presenter and a health communicator. His passions in medicine are in men’s health, self-care and psychology in medicine.

Ayan began health broadcasting in 2006 when he was the expert presenter on BBC 1’s Street Doctors. More recently, Ayan has featured as a medical expert in Celebrity Quitters (FIVE), Squeamish (Discovery) and Bang Goes the Theory(BBC1).  He also appeared as a GP panellist on Channel 4’s Health Freaks, where traditional home remedies were scientifically analysed by the doctors. He is currently the resident doctor on Health Check on BBC World News, presenting a monthly overview of global health stories.

In 2005, Ayan’s first book was published, An Essential Medical Miscellany which is a collection of amusing medical titbitsAyan has written features for various publications including The Guardian, The Huffington Post and Men’s Health.

Dr Ayan Panja @Dr_Ayan

"The sense of both individual and collective responsibility is horrendous. How did we not see this? Aren’t we being trained to try and protect those in our care from this?" GP Giles Dawnay describes the aftermath of losing a colleague by suicide https://t.co/Cu48aiZxZx

Brilliant 🙌🏾

Favourite new quote: "Don't take yourself so personally."

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What a comeback. What a performance. What a final!

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Fantastic morning @JerseyFparkrun with @easonkrish. Glorious day and beautiful scenery to boot. #GPparkrunPledge Perfect start to the weekend.