Introducing MedAhead

Created by two UCL Medical doctors, MedAhead prides itself on delivering high quality and bespoke admissions support. Our founders have sat on numerous Medical interview panels and together have over 16 years of experience in helping students obtain competitive Medical School offers.

From creating standout personal statements, to teaching our students how to master the challenging admissions tests and interviews, MedAhead guarantees a complete package for our aspiring doctors under a single roof.

What makes us unique? Our robust and unique platform pairs students with experienced doctors, enabling them to access expert knowledge, 1-to-1 tuition, as well as a constant source of support and motivation from start to finish.

For those unsure if Medicine is right for them, our Medical Summer School provides an educational and interactive introduction into all things Medicine. Check out our Summer School page to learn more.

If you have any questions or would like to find out more about our services, please email us at enquiries@medahead.co.uk

We look forward to working with you to get your dream Medical School offer!

Meet The Founders

Doctor

Dr Heer Shah

Whilst Heer was at UCL he was an active mentor for London’s largest widening participation initiative, helping over 150 prospective Medical students attain competitive Medical School places.

Heer has always had a strong passion for teaching having recently completed a year as a clinical teaching fellow at Bart’s where he was involved in implementing improvements to the Medical curriculum as well as delivering lectures. During his time at UCL he was an active mentor for London’s largest widening participation initiative, helping over 150 prospective Medical students attain competitive Medical school places.

Alongside his passion for teaching he is completing his foundation training having gained valuable experience from the wards as well as whilst working through the COVID-19 pandemic.

His academic interests lie in the field of Oncology where he presented research on ‘Prognostic Factors in Neuroendocrine Tumours’ at the annual ENETs conference in Barcelona. He will continue this field of research through his Master’s degree at the University of Oxford where he is researching the role of oncolytic viruses and their potential in killing cancer cells.

Doctor

Dr Krishan Mahathevan

Having graduated from UCL with a degree in Medicine last year, Krishan is pursuing interests in education ahead of returning to clinical practice.

Having graduated from UCL with a degree in Medicine last year, Krishan is pursuing interests in education ahead of returning to clinical practice. He is working with Aldridge education, a multi academy trust, on a nationwide initiative to close gaps in learning caused by the pandemic. He is also working directly with specific schools pioneering online teaching methods.

Krishan has worked within education for 9 years, including guiding students through Medical admissions processes and academic qualifications. Krishan has always prioritised the individual needs of his students and works to provide a bespoke service, as evidenced by the results his students have obtained. He has vast experience supporting students of all ages, both domestic and international. Previously, he has also contributed to the development, delivery and expansion of educational 
material for the UCL undergraduate Medical degree, utilising curriculum mapping and multi-media methodology.

In his spare time he likes to cycle and is training for London to Paris.