Dr Stevens is the founder of Preventative Health Doctors. He is a fully registered UK licenced GMC doctor with a special interest in men’s health. Dr Stevens studied medicine at Sheffield University and became a Bachelor of Medicine & Surgery in 1997. He spent a year in Australia working as a Resident Medical Officer, gaining experience in a number of different medical fields and an understanding of a different health system. With an interest in acute care and surgery, he returned to the UK in 2000 and completed a Basic Surgical Training rotation in Sheffield and Rotherham. Understanding that a patient is more than just the presenting disease, he changed career path, qualifying as a General Practitioner so that he could adopt a more holistic approach to patient care. He achieved the Membership of the Royal College of General Practitioners (MRCGP) examination in 2010.
His interest in Preventative Medicine developed after a period of working on the Cunard and P&O cruise ships as Ship’s Doctor, where he was awarded an Outstanding Performance Award for providing health promotion advice to the crew and running his own fitness class on-board, outside of his normal duties. He returned to terra firma to improve his understanding of maintaining health, qualifying as a REPS 3 Personal Trainer in 2013 and an Insanity Pro Team Instructor in 2014.
When not in clinic, Dr Stevens is providing medical support in the out of hours setting for the South West Ambulance Service Trust in Dorset. He is also a member of the British Society of Sexual Medicine (BSSM) and International Society for Sexual Medicine (ISSM).
The philosophy behind Preventative Health Doctors is one of prevention over cure. Modern medicine should be used in conjunction with adopting a more holistic approach to health; addressing lifestyle, nutrition and exercise. Preventative Health Doctors are here to support you in achieving and maintaining health, with the aim of putting you back in the driving seat so that you have full autonomy over the decisions you make and the path that you take.
Dr Stevens is inspired by the idea of enabling people to lead healthy and active lives for as long as possible. Why not aspire to both quality and quantity?