Meet the Minor Surgery Team

Dr Karl Stainer

Qualifications: MBChB DCH DRCOG MRCGP Dip Sport Med 


Graduated from Bristol in 1988 


Practice:  Fallodon Way Medical Centre.


Dr Stainer has been working with GP Care since 2006 and is the Clinical Lead for the Minor Surgery Service 


Dr Stainer is a member of The Association of Surgeons in Primary Care. 


He is trained in Dermoscopy for skin lesion diagnosis and has over 25 years experience of performing local anaesthetic skin surgery. He performs non scalpel vasectomies in Bristol for the NHS and works for  the Dr Newmans clinic offering private treatment for threadveins. Dr Stainer has a Diploma in Sport and Exercise medicine from Bath University and is a strong advocate of maintaining health through exercise and healthy lifestyle choices. He remains a partner at Fallodon Way Medical Centre and continues to work as a GP alongside his special interests .This provides an interesting portfolio of work and maintains a range of skills and competencies which are mutually beneficial. 


Dr Emmy Babor

Qualifications: MB ChB DCH DRCOG MRCGP DPD


Graduated from Dundee in 1996


Practice: Out of hours GP for Brisdoc and South West Ambulance.


Dr Babor has been working with GP Care since 2009.


Dr Babor has a special interest in dermatology.  She has had several secondary care dermatology posts over the past 20 years and gained Diploma of Practical dermatology in 2003.  She is a member of Primary Care Dermatology Society.

Dr Pete Smith

Qualifications: MBBS DRCOG MRCGP DPD


Graduated from King's College, London in 1997


Practice: Corinthian Surgery, St Paul's Medical Centre, Cheltenham


Working with GP Care since 2017


Dr Smith has 20 years experience in Dermatology and minor surgery with a special interest in skin cancer treatment.  He is a part time GPSI in Dermatology at Gloucestershire Hospitals NHST and has Diplomas in Practical Dermatology and in dermoscopy.

Dr Javier Montero

Practice: The Willow Surgery, Bristol


Working with GP Care since 2017


Dr Montero qualified as a doctor in Spain and has been working in Bristol since 2005 following GP training in Warwickshire. He has a special interest in minor surgery with expertise in large cysts and lipomas.

Dr Jonathan Burrows



Graduated from London in 1996


Practice: Hathaway Medical Centre, Middlefield Road, Chippenham


Working with GP Care since 2019


Dr Burrows has a special interest in minor surgery, working in plastic surgery and ENT. He has also trained in Aesthetic medicine.