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Dr  Laurence Gerlis of Sameday Doctor

Dr Laurence Gerlis of Sameday Doctor

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Dr Laurence Gerlis, MA, MB, B Chir (Cantab), MRCP (UK), FFPM, will answer two to three questions a month from members and non-members.

This is a completely anonymous and confidential service.

How to send your question to Dr Gerlis

1. To ask Dr Gerlis a question about sexual health, STDs, symptoms or treatment, submit your question by sending it in an email to You do not need to be a member of to submit a question about anything related to sexual health.

2. Check back in five to seven days and Dr Gerlis’ response to your question will be posted on this blog in Ask the Doctor section.

3. You do not have to include your name and your email address will be completely confidential.  We will not give or forward your details to any third party.

Please note that reserves the right to edit questions for length and/or appropriate language.

About Dr Gerlis

Dr Laurence Gerlis, MA, MB, B Chir (Cantab), MRCP (UK), FFPM, is Chief Executive Officer of Samedaydoctor, a group of private, walk-in clinics providing a same-day service.

You may be familiar with Dr Gerlis – he is has worked with Channel 4, LBC radio, and the BBC. Dr Gerlis is a BUPA-registered specialist and is licensed to practice medicine in France as well as the UK. He graduated with double-first class honours from Clare College Cambridge where he won the William Butler prize in Medicine.

Samedaydoctor has clinics across London and also in Manchester, Basingstoke and Edinburgh. Sameday Doctor offers a wide range of services, including Walk-in HIV test and std/sti testing with instant HIV results.

Full sexual health screens include HIV, syphilis, hepatitis B, gonorrhoea, Chlamydia, ureaplasma and NSU testing. Additional tests may be carried out for herpes and human papilloma virus.