Occupational Physician and Aeromedical Examiner
MBBS (London) BSc (Hons) DRCOG DGM DCH MRCGP (merit) PCTPC (distinction) DOccMed
Christopher Watts completed his undergraduate training at University College London Medical School in 1998, where he won a Meyerstein Scholarship to undertake an intercalated BSc in Anatomy and Developmental Biology. His postgraduate work has been almost entirely in South West London, with his GP VTS Rotation taking place at Kingston Hospital. He has worked as a GP Partner in the NHS for 13 years. He has been a GP Trainer for 12 years, and a GP Vocational Training Scheme Programme Director at Kingston Hospital (where he continues to teach) since 2013.
He completed the Diploma in Occupational Medicine in 2016, and is an authorised Class 2 CAA Aeromedical Examiner (554326F).
Apart from Occupational and Aviation Medicine, his clinical interests cover Respiratory (lung) disease and Oncology (cancer). He has worked with hospital colleagues to improve cancer diagnosis, and was a member of the British Lung Foundation Early Diagnosis of Lung Cancer Expert Working Group.
Outside of work he is married with two children, and enjoys running, football, hockey and music when time allows.