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Laughter is the best medicine!

I am a friendly doctor from the UK currently based in London, England. In addition to my usual role as a GP I enjoy teaching, speaking at events and doing stand up comedy and cabaret. I am currently performing with my stand-up comedy show ‘Doctor in the House'.


Doctor in the House

Doctor in the House is a 70 minute stand-up comedy show. It highlights some of the funny things which arise in a GP clinic on a day to day basis in a light hearted way. It looks at the human condition and the doctor patient relationship from a playful and interesting standpoint. (No individual patient particulars or specific real life cases are discussed in the show). As one critic put it, “Funny stories — which anyone who’s ever been to see a doctor can appreciate”.

There is also a more reaching subtext to the show. The viewer will hopefully leave with a few thoughts about how they might improve their own health and doctor consultations in the future.

In 2016 profits from the show went to various cancer charities and I am proud to say over $11k AUS was raised.

The show has been met with great success and was totally sold out in Perth Fringe, Adelaide Fringe, Edinburgh Fringe and Melbourne International Comedy Festival.

“Only a true artist can make mortality funny, and it seems one has been born in Perth’s newest comic, Dr Ahmed” PerthNow.

Upcoming shows

LONDON
The Tabernacle

Click on the date to buy tickets or find out more:
› Friday, June 30th, 2017 - 7.30pm
› Friday, July 7th, 2017 - 7.30pm

*UPDATE*
In support of my many patients and colleagues affected by the Grenfell Tower fire the profits from my upcoming London shows will go to The London Community appeal for the dispossessed.
If you would like to donate but cannot come to the show please donate here:
justgiving.com/doctorahmed

NB, if you have a venue and interested in hosting the show, please feel free to make contact.

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Past Appearances / Presentations

Guest Speaker: The South East Scotland Faculty of Clinical Educators annual symposium
— 16 November 2016

Guest Presenter: The University of Edinburgh Medical School Who's Who prizegiving and party
— 16 November 2016

Short stand up routine: BMJ GP Update Course — London, UK
— November 10-11, 2016

Past shows

Melbourne International Comedy Festival
10th-17th April 2017 — SOLD OUT!

Perth Fringe Festival
— 15th-18th February 2017 — SOLD OUT!

Edinburgh, Scotland
— August 4-14, 2016 — SOLD OUT!

Coventry, UK
— July 30, 2016 — SOLD OUT!

Hollywood, California
— June 19-26, 2016

Brighton, England
— May 20-24, 2016

Adelaide, South Australia
— Feb 24-28, 2016 — SOLD OUT!
Season extended due to popular demand!!!
March 8 - March 14, 2016

Perth, Western Australia
— Feb 5-9, 2016 — SOLD OUT!

> See the reviews

Media & Reviews

Comedy Reviews

PerthNow

Fringe World review: Doctor in the House has audience in stitches
February 8, 2016
Fleur Bainger, PerthNow

Read the review

Stage Whispers

Doctor In The House
February 8, 2016
Kimberley Shaw, Stage Whispers

Read the review

Traditional Media

The West Australian: Inside Cover

The West Australian Newspaper
Inside Cover
January 16, 2016

Read the article

Ten Eyewitness News Perth
News item
January 19, 2016 at 5.30pm


The Australian Doctor Feature article

The Australian Doctor
Feature article
February 17, 2016


The Music Street Press
Feature article
February 10, 2016


Radio Adelaide, ‘The Range’
with Georgina Cunningham and Andrew Barber

Radio interview
March 10, 2016 4.30pm


ABC 891 Radio Adelaide ‘Drive’
with Ian Henshke

Radio interview
February 12, 2016 5.15pm

Online Media

The West Australian: Arts & Cultures

The BMJ
October 5, 2016

Read the article
The West Australian: Arts & Cultures

ABC Online
February 15, 2016

Read the article
The Music

The Music
February 10, 2016

Read the article
The Australian Doctor (online)

The Australian Doctor
February 09, 2016

Read the article
The West Australian: Arts & Cultures

The West Australian: Arts & Cultures
February 3, 2016

Watch the video
The Cancer Council SA

Cancer Council SA
March 8, 2016

Read the article
The Cancer Council WA

Cancer Council WA
January 20, 2016

Read the article
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Dr Ahmed Z Kazmi

MBChB (Hons str)   MRCP   MRCGP   FRACGP   DRCOG   DFSRH   DCH   DGM   Dip Clin Derm (Hons)

Dr Ahmed Z Kazmi is a British doctor currently based in London, England. He obtained his undergraduate degree in Medicine and Surgery from The University of Birmingham where he achieved distinction in General Practice and Professional Development studies and honours in Therapeutics.

He performed his junior doctor years in the Imperial Deanery in London and then undertook his post graduate GP training in his home county of Warwickshire. He passed his practical GP exam with the highest score in his cohort. Due to his dedication to medicine he simultaneously read for the physician exam alongside his GP studies and successfully completed the membership for the Royal College of Physicians achieving a score of 96% in the practical exam (known as PACES).

He currently works as a GP and enjoys all aspects of medicine. His main interests are dermatology including skin cancer and skin surgery and family planning.

He has diplomas in the following areas:

  • Obstetrics and Gynacecology (DRCOG)
  • Family Planning and sexual health (DFSRH)
  • Child Health (DCH)
  • Geriatrics (DGM)
  • Clinical Dermatology (Dip Clin Derm)
  • academic & professional work

    Dr Ahmed Kazmi is available for guest speaking at health related conferences and seminars. He is also available to offer advice and correspondence work for medical and non-medical media.

    Please feel free to contact him for an academic resume or any professional enquiries.

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