Dr Itunu Johnson-Sogbetun (Dr Sho aka Dr Johnson) is a UK based portfolio General Practitioner (Consultant in Family Medicine) with over a decade of clinical experience. Dr Johnson-Sogbetun strongly believes in the bio-psycho-social interaction that underpins health and well being and utilising this approach, she empowers her patients to live their healthiest lives physically and mentally.
She has a special interest in women’s health, sexual and reproductive health and menopause care. She has also previously trained in general internal medicine which included dermatology, diabetes & endocrinology, oncology and care of the elderly. She delivers her high quality, holistic, personalised care to patients in both the National Health Service and Private sector.
As part of her interest in women’s health and the menopause, Dr Johnson-Sogbetun is a member of the British Menopause Society and the Primary Care Women’s Health Forum where she also sits on the Rock My Menopause Committee.
She is a member of the RCGP North West London Faculty Board where she leads the Equality, Diversity & Inclusion strategy. She partners with the Board to improve health equality for patients and create opportunities for GPs from underrepresented groups to advance their medical careers.
Dr Johnson-Sogbetun also works as a GP tutor and examiner at Queen Mary’s University of London Medical school.
Alongside all of this, Dr Johnson-Sogbetun is a wife and mother and has had personal insight into health challenges. Her own life shares much in common with many of the patients she serves and she is therefore uniquely placed to intimately understand the issues faced by her patients and work with them on attested, personalised, shared-care strategies to address their health needs.
Dr Itunu Johnson-Sogbetun qualified as a doctor in July 2011 from University College London. She also gained an intercalated BSc degree in Medical Sciences with Human Genetics during her degree programme. After this, she completed her foundation medical training in the North Central London scheme which included placements at University College London Hospital, Watford General Hospital and Mount Vernon Hospital.
Following this, she completed Core Internal Medicine Training at the Whittington Hospital with a placement in neuro rehabilitation and stroke medicine at The National Hospital of Neurology & Neurosurgery. During this training period, she obtained full membership of the Royal College of Physicians in October 2014.
Alongside these, Dr Johnson-Sogbetun was involved in part-time research in human genetics, oncology and medical education.
After stints as a locum medical registrar and resident medical officer in general medicine and oncology at various public and private hospitals in central and north London, including The London Clinic, she began the General Practice Vocational Training Specialist Scheme in West Hertfordshire which she completed in June 2021 obtaining full membership of the Royal College of General Practitioners.
During this time, she also did further training and obtained a Diploma from the Faculty of Sexual & Reproductive Health in March 2021. She has also done additional training in women’s health and the menopause and is currently completing her Advanced Certificate in Principles and Practice of Menopause Care from the British Menopause Society.