Dr Knut Schroeder

Having trained in Germany and the Bath GP Vocational Traning Scheme, Dr Knut Schroeder MD PhD MRCP FRCGP qualified as a General Practitioner in 1998. After a career in academic general practice at the University of Bristol, he became a part-time partner at the Concord Medical Centre in Bristol in 2005, doing clinical work three days a week. He continues to hold an honorary position as Senior Clinical Lecturer and has a particular interest in medical education, clinical diagnosis, supported self-care and sustainability of health care.

Keen to help lay people become better and more confident in making sense of medical symptoms, Dr Schroeder recently published the useful guide: Diagnosing Your Health Symptoms For Dummies and is GP Media Adviser for NHS Choices (www.nhs.uk). A main focus of his treatment philosophy is to enable people to make better choices about their health.