T: 020 7435 0211|E: reception@thebrooksurgery.com

About Us



Dr John Brook graduated in medicine from The Royal London Hospital after first completing an honours degree in Biochemistry. Following junior hospital jobs in Ear, Nose and Throat, Psychiatry, Paediatrics, General Medicine and Obstetrics and Gynaecology, he went into General Practice in 1976, becoming a member of The Royal College of General Practitioners and obtaining Diplomas in Obstetrics and Paediatrics. Following almost 8 years working for the NHS and teaching both medical students and trainee General Practitioners, he left the National Health Service and has been in private practice since 1984.
Dr John Brook’s special interests have always been in preventative medicine, paediatrics and family care and he has always felt a talent for diagnosis and the practice of safe and caring medicine. He has been registered with the Care Quality Commission for the past 10 years and was revalidated (as required by law) following many years of annual Appraisals by the General Medical Council in 2013.



Dr Daniel Brook graduated from Imperial College, London, after completing his pre-clinical studies at Cambridge University.
He worked as a general physician in Central London, gaining the Membership of the Royal College of Physicians in 2003.
After choosing to move into General Practice he qualified with distinction becoming a member of the Royal College of General Practice in 2007.
Daniel enjoys the variety of General Practice and the opportunity to build lasting relationships with his patients. He is popular with young families, teenagers and has a number of elderly patients whom he visits in their own homes. He enjoys the challenge of diagnosis, and uses the added experience of his time as a physician to offer a comprehensive service in managing acute and chronic medical conditions.


Dr Delphine Sekri

Dr Delphine Sekri has been working at The Brook Surgery for the last 3 years. She graduated in Paris in 2001 and completed her training as a GP in 2005.  She has always seen herself as a family doctor, looking after children and adults through different stages of their lives.
Early in her medical studies, Dr Sekri developed an interest in Woman’s Health. She obtained a Gynaecology Diploma for GPs in France in 2005 and carried on training in that field after moving to the UK. She is experienced in conducting smear tests, breast examinations and advising on common woman’s issues, such as pelvic pain or irregular cycles.  Dr Sekri does consultations in French for patients who feel more comfortable discussing their health in their mother tongue.


Dr Lisa Setchell

Dr Lisa Setchell studied medicine at Nottingham University and after completing her training she worked in Nottingham and Derby, and then in London and Western Australia. After her initial grounding in General Medicine and Surgery she spent time working in Emergency Medicine, Paediatrics, Obstetrics and Gynaecology and Sexual Health. Her broad medical experience served as an ideal platform for the diverse needs of General Practice. She realised her passion was for treating a diverse range of illnesses in men, women and children, and following several years of GP training she became a member of the Royal College of General Practitioners in 2005.
As a happy mother of four she works part time at the Brook Practice. She enjoys all aspects of General Practice and her special interests are in Women’s Heath and Paediatrics.
Dr Setchell really enjoys the opportunity to get to know her patients and their families well, and she sees this as one of the most rewarding aspects of the job. Her thorough, evidence based and sensitive manner makes her popular with patients and colleagues alike. Lisa will be offering Well Woman clinics alongside the other female doctors at the practice.


Dr Emily Simon

Dr Emily Simon graduated from the University of Manchester in 2003. She Started training in Obstetrics and Gynaecology at Barnet Hospital before switching to train in General Practice at the North Middlesex hospital. She gained Membership to the Royal College of GPs in 2009. She has since worked as an NHS GP in West Hampstead and Tottenham. She has a special interest in Womens health, and holds diplomas in both Gynaecology and in Sexual and Reproductive health, and is trained in all aspects of family planning. She has previously worked in a teenage sexual health clinic in Kentish Town. She is currently working part time in Community Gynaecology at the Royal Free hospital in Hampstead, and runs training sessions for GPs on sexual health. She loves all aspects of general practice, and finds it a privilege to manage people right through from birth to old age. Emily will be offering Well Woman clinics alongside the other female doctors at the practice.


Dr Bharat Pahilwani

Dr Bharat Pahilwani qualified from Imperial College London.  His training has included a diverse range of medical specialties in leading London teaching hospitals.  He has a specialist interest in paediatrics, having trained at the Royal Alexander Children’s Hospital, as well as preventative and chronic disease management.  He has been awarded an honorary clinical lecturer position at Imperial College London and takes a keen interest in medical education and training the next generation of Doctors.  Dr Pahilwani enjoys practicing across a breadth of healthcare problems ranging from acute emergencies working in Accident and Emergency, as well as chronic disease management through his work in general practice.


Dr Amanda Simmons

Dr Simmons attained her medical degree from Leeds University Medical School in 2003 together with a BSc in ‘Genetics in relation to medicine’. Following graduation and her junior house officer positions, she worked in paediatrics in several London teaching hospitals obtaining her Membership of the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health in 2007. She went on to attain membership of the Royal College of General Practitioners in 2010 along with a Postgraduate Diploma in Obstetrics and Gynaecology. Her work in general practice has given her experience with patients from a wide variety of cultural and economic groups. She enjoys the incredibly varied and rewarding work that general practice allows. Her areas of special interest remain paediatrics and women’s health but she enjoys all aspects of her clinical work. When not at work she enjoys exercising, spending time with her husband and trying to maintain calm as a mother to their three young children.


Dr Daniel Gordon

Dr Daniel Gordon qualified from University College London. He spent time working in a number of medical specialities in busy UK hospitals, as well as undertaking a specialist training period in anaesthesia and pain management. He completed his GP training at the Royal Free Hampstead, and has since worked at a number of practices across North London. Daniel values building long term relationships with patients over time, and is known for his empathy, diligence and accessibility. He takes a holistic approach to health, recognising the role of lifestyle factors in health and disease and working together with patients to achieve the best outcomes. He holds additional positions within leading healthcare innovation organisations, and has an interest in the application of emerging healthcare technology.