Our People

Dukes Medical Applications retains a wide range of education specialists in the medical sciences in order to ensure that our expertise is as broad as possible.

Our medical tutors are recruited and trained by a team of dedicated education consultants based at our headquarters in London. Our consultants also coordinate our admissions research and work with our wider team of admissions experts, who include doctors, teachers and former medical Admissions Tutors. Many of these specialists attend our courses and give support directly to students.

Our expert admissions consultants are available throughout the week.

Meet The Team

Our dedicated Medicine education consultants perform our annual research, select and train our tutors, and oversee our clients’ full applications.

Nicola Comer - Surgeon and Dukes Medical Applications Consultant

Nicola Smith, MD, FRCS(Paed), MB BChir, MA Cantab

Medical Consultant & Writer

Nicola Smith is one of our expert medical advisors, who works with us to ensure we prepare our students for the life of a doctor. Nicola is a Cambridge graduate, with 18 years of clinical experience. She was a Consultant Paediatric Surgeon in Cambridge for 6 years before turning to medical education as a tutor and medical writer, living with her family in France. For 5 years, Nicola was a Clinical Director of Studies for a Cambridge College, helping and guiding students through their clinical training. In this role she was also part of the admissions team interviewing medical applicants. She brings her wide range of experience, along with a passion for teaching and mentoring future doctors, to her role with Dukes Medical Applications.

Dr Don Oboh Dukes Medical Applications Tutor Mentor

Dr Imafidon (Don) Oboh, BA Oxon MBBS Imperial College London

Dukes Medical Applications Tutor

Don has mentored with Dukes Education for the past two years. Don is undertaking his Foundation Year 1 at Watford General Hospital, having qualified from his final year of clinical study at Imperial College London, in 2017. Previously, Don graduated from Oxford in Medical Sciences. As a mentor, Don has worked on dozens of events to support students to achieve their goal of studying Medicine and becoming a doctor. He is currently exploring a range of specialisms, but is particularly interested in Psychiatry.

john wilson

John Wilson MA, BA (Hons) Oxon, PGCE Cantab

Advisory Board

John is a graduate of the Queen’s College, Oxford, having studied Biological Sciences. John has spent a significant proportion of his career as an adviser to students in the UK and throughout the world on making the best possible university choice and the strongest possible application. Having attained a PGCE in secondary science from Cambridge University, he is also a qualified and experienced teacher of Biology and Science, specialising in Sixth Form education at A Level. John is a lay member of the university admissions panel for medical school undergraduate entry at UCL and has also performed this role at Imperial College and Queen Mary University. As such, John supports the rest of the team at Dukes Medical Applications to understand the admissions process for top UK universities and how we can support our students to succeed at interview.

Successful Medicine Applicant, 2015

We are passionate about providing personal support for every applicant who needs it. If you would like guidance to help you answer your questions, contact our in-house medical admissions consultants to talk them through:

+44 (0)20 7499 2394 or email us on info@dukesmedicalapplications.com