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Meet our Doctors

Dr J Anthony Crane.


GP Partner

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I went to school in Heolddu Comprehensive, Bargoed and trained at St. George’s Hospital London qualifying in 1992 (along with Harry Hill!) I have been GP trainer for Bridgend GP scheme since 2002 and Educational Supervisor for hospital doctors since 2007. My main special area of interest is Sports & Exercise Medicine having completed a five year Masters Degree in 2009 at Bath University. I am currently club medical officer to Ospreys Rugby having previously been with Treorchy, Bridgend, Celtic Warriors and Welsh Students. I also provide cover for Wales Under 18 & 20s. Outside the practice I enjoy my involvement in rugby as well as keeping fit and recently taken up sea kayaking. Most of all I value my time with my family, especially with my wife and two young sons, who make me laugh every day.

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Dr Owain Thomas


GP Partner

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I was brought up in Cardiff and trained and qualified at UCL, London. I am married with two children. I am a fluent Welsh speaker and happy to hold consultations in Welsh. I am an ex Bridgend RFC rugby player and enjoy choral singing. I also also work in the specialist cardiology clinic at the Royal Glamorgan Hospital on Wednesdays.
As well as an interest in Heart Failure, I am the Epilepsy & Asthma lead for the practice and a GP Trainer

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Dr Geraint Preest


GP Partner

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After leaving school, I did a 3 year degree at University College Cardiff and graduated with a BSc in Pharmacology. I then went to Medical School in Cardiff and qualified as a Doctor in 1992. I am a Fellow of the Royal College of General Practitioners and hold the Diploma of the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (which came in handy when I unexpectedly delivered my second son at home). I have been trained in acupuncture by the British Medical Acupuncture Society. My medical interests include minor surgery and medical education. I perform vasectomies for the region at the Pencoed Clinic.

As well as General Practice, I also work for the British Medical Journal as the GP Editor of BMJ - a revision resource for Doctors sitting postgraduate medical exams. I am member of Coeliac UK's Health Advisory Council and an MSc External Examiner for the University of South Wales. I am a Welsh speaker and I'm happy to hold consultations in Welsh. I have 4 grown up children and live in Cardiff with my wife, who is also a Doctor returning to frontline medicine after taking time out to bring up our children. My hobbies include cycling, playing the guitar, listening to music of all kinds and I love great food (which just about rules out anything I've cooked for myself).

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Dr Eleanor Garfield


GP Partner


I was brought up in Maesteg and did my GP training at Pencoed Medical Centre. I am married with two daughters. My medical interests include gynaecology, contraception, family planning and child heaht. My hobbies include skiing, shopping and good food!

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Salaried GP


Dr Williams was born and brought up in Bridgend and attended Medical School in Sheffield. She underwent her GP training in Nottingham. Dr Williams is a Member of the Royal College of GPs and holds the Diploma of the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists. She joined us in January 2018

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Dr Catherine Evans

Girl at the Pediatrician

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Dr Callum Priest


I was brought up in Pontypridd and qualified from Cardiff medical school in 2015. I completed my specialist training in general practice at Pencoed medical centre in 2022 and have enjoyed working here ever since. 

I also work in the GP out of hours service in Bridgend on some weekends around a busy family life with my wife and our young son.

In my free time I enjoy keeping fit with Pontypridd running club. 

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GP Registrars

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"Registrar" or "Trainee" GPs are fully qualified Doctors who are specialising in General Practice and working towards Membership of the Royal College of General Practitioners.

They are usually with us for 6 to 12 months at a time.

Our current GP trainees are:

  • Dr Belinda Afful (female)

  • Dr Natalie Edwards (female)

  • Dr Meena Johal (female)

  • Dr Edward Bennett (male)

  • Dr Andrew Yarlett (male)

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