Dr Michael Pelly is a leading consultant physician. From his private practises in London, he specialises in general internal medicine, diagnostic dilemmas, post-travel related illnesses and stroke medicine. Dr Pelly has gained experience in Africa and the Soviet Union, working with charities such as Save the Children and the Red Cross, alongside being part of the team to start the Merlin organisation (Medical Emergency Relief International), before returning to hospital medicine in London. He completed an MSc in tropical medicine before becoming a consultant at Chelsea and Westminster hospital. Dr Pelly sees patients of all ages and has wide general expertise, covering general medical presentations of all ages (adult), post-travel related diseases, chronic disease management and all aspects of elderly patients, especially stroke medicine. Alongside his clinical practice, Dr Pelly is also dedicated to training and teaching young doctors, and has written a number of peer-reviewed articles for medical journals.