Meet the Team

Partner GPs

GP Associates

Dr Camilla Janssen (f)
MBbCh MRCGP DFSRH (Milford Medical Centre)

Camilla joined the practice in October 2014 and typically works on Tuesdays and Thursdays. She completed her medical training in the University of Wales, Cardiff becoming a member of the Royal College of General Practitioners in 2004. She also holds a diploma from the Faculty of Sexual and Reproductive Health and her areas of interest include women’s health, covering menopause and contraceptive services. She fits contraceptive implants and coils for our patients locally. Camilla settled in the New Forest in 2008 after a varied medical career spanning expedition medicine, as well as a stint working in Australia and a medical centre in Val D’Isere. She has also spent time working with the prison services and with the army.Outside the surgery she acts as a local representative for the Hampshire and Isle of Wight Local Medical Committee. She is involved in organising a GP education programme to keep local GPs up to date and is also involved in teaching medical students at Southampton University. Camilla is married with two young girls who keep her very busy and when time allows, she enjoys the outdoors, the forest, the sea, paddle boarding, cycling and skiing.

Dr Ben Pettifer (m)
MBChB MRCGP BsC (Wistaria Surgery)

Dr Pettifer qualified at Warwick Medical School in 2011 after achieving a first class degree in Biological Sciences and Parasitology at Kings College, London.  He has particular interests in tropical medicine and infectious disease.In his spare time he plays tennis and squash regularly and enjoys both road and mountain biking in addition to cross country running and hiking.  He holds a PADI Advanced Open Water Diver License, enjoys travelling, camping and learning languages, particularly French and Spanish.

Dr Victoria Makin (f)
BM BPharm (Hons) MRCGP DRCOG DFSRH (Wistaria Surgery)

Dr Makin qualified from Southampton Medical School in 2004.  After working in Southampton General Hospital and Queens Medical Centre Dr Makin moved to the north east where she worked in A&E, paediatrics and gynaecology.  She trained as a GP in Northumberland where she lived until 2014.  Dr Makin has a particular interest in child health and adult medicine.  Personal interests include art and crafts, swimming and spending time outdoors with her young family.

Dr Jiexin (Jess) Zhao (f)
MBChB, MRCGP, PhD, BsC (Wistaria Surgery & Milford Medical Centre)

Dr Zhao qualified from University of Edinburgh in 2007.  She formally joined the practice in 2019 after completing her GP registrar training at Wistaria Surgery.  Dr Zhao completed a PhD in Molecular Physiology at Imperial College London and has particular interests in medicine of the elderly and mental health.
Born in China, Dr Zhao grew up in Scotland and settled in Hampshire five years ago.  In her spare time, she enjoys gardening, rambling and travelling.