Dr Alex Davidson is a portfolio GP, working part-time in the NHS alongside teaching medical students at Cambridge University and building her private practice in Functional Medicine. She has just completed her formal training in this highly specialised medical field. The core of her work is based on using evidence-based medicine holistically to get to the root cause of disease, while her special interests lie in gut health, sports performance and chronic fatigue. She has been able to transform her own long-standing irritable bowel syndrome and stopped all prescription drugs by using simple nutrition and lifestyle principles. With this experience, she has a huge passion for helping others gain control of their health from the inside out.
Alex has extensive academic experience from her Academic Fellowships in both Clinical Pharmacology and Primary Care. During this time, she was involved in anything from running drug trials to writing review papers to being in charge of clinical training and curriculum development in General Practice at Cambridge Medical school.
Working at The Sourdough School
Dr Alex’s enthusiasm for bread started when she was just 16 and began work at an in-store bakery to fund her gap year… she remained there for the 6 years of medical school (the only female among 28 men!). She has continued to experiment with baking at home ever since. She says that she finds the meditative flow and creative process of sourdough baking a real stress relief and a great pleasure in her life. Away from the kitchen, Alex is a keen road cyclist and interval training enthusiast- all the more since the happy sourdough accidents are becoming increasingly successful!
Dr Alex Davidson and Dr Elisabeth Philipps both work with Vanessa at the Sourdough School to contribute to our articles and research.
Dr Alex Davidson is available for private Functional Medicine consultations by phone or online.