Dr Michael Cannell

Integrated Medical Practitioner and Private Doctor specialising in Integrated medicine, Nutritional Medicine, Homeopathy and Acupuncture in central London, St Albans, Welwyn Garden City, close to Hertford and Hatfield.

Dr Michael Cannell MBBS DRCOG MRCGP MFHom (SpR) D.K (Bologna) BMAS (CoBC) PGDip WMA (Western Medical Acupuncture) AFMCP (2017) PGDipNutrMed (Surrey).

Registered with GMC (2493495).


Naturopathic Physician registered with Assoc. of Naturopathic Practitioners.


I offer nutritional medicine, homeopathy and acupuncture as complementary therapies alongside general medical advice which can include ordering diagnostic tests and making specialist referrals. In 1979, I completed my medical training at the Royal London Hospital, and, in 1998, my initial classical homeopathic training when I gained my registration with the Faculty of Homeopathy. (I trained with the Oxford HPTG group and then completed advanced training with Dr Massimo Mangialavori, Bologna, Italy).

I am on the GMC register (2493495), the register of the Faculty of Homeopathy (Specialist Level- 2002), a member of the British Medical Acupuncture Society (BMAS) and a member of the British Society of Environmental Medicine (BSEM). I have undertaken basic training in microimmunotherapy. I undergo annual appraisal and I have a full licence with the G.M.C. (relicensed for five years from 26 september 2018).

I worked as a NHS General Practitioner in St Albans, Hertfordshire (1993- 2016), and a sessional Associate Specialist doctor at the Royal London Hospital for Integrated Medicine (2001 to 2014). I continue to work as an independent GP, a GP appraiser and a Tribunal Doctor for the Ministry of Justice. I was awarded the Postgraduate Diploma in Nutritional Medicine (University of Surrey)in November 2019.


In 2008-2009, my N.H.S practice won awards from The Prince's Foundation for Integrated Health and from the N.H.S Alliance for the use of acupuncture for chronic knee pain due to osteoarthritis. I am registered, with the Hertfordshire PCT, as a 'GP with special interest' in acupuncture.

I am undertaking advanced training in Nutritional Medicine (MSc course at University of Surrey) and take a general holistic view which includes diet, exercise and emotional well being. I am a member of the British Society for Ecological Medicine (B.S.E.M). I have trained with the Institute of Functional Medicine, having completed the five day course 'Applying Functional Medicine in Clinical Practice' (AMFCP London 2017).

I am registered practitioner , having completed the advanced training in December 2017, by Dr Dale Bredesen in 'reversal of cognitive decline' and use of the bredesen protocol click here for more information. In 2019. I undertook basic training in micro-immunotherapy useful for many conditions. I am a member of The College of Medicine click here for more information.



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