Dr Oscar is a medical doctor and broadcaster who champions over coming adversities and empowers those with disabilities to achieve success. Fascinated by the fusion of medicine and media, Oscar expertly picks apart the complex science to reveal the human story that hides beneath every disease or condition. Born with the genetic condition of Albinism, Oscar understands first-hand the challenges faced by patients with disease and disability. Through sheer grit, charm and determination Oscar proved naysayers wrong and was able to achieve his ambition to becoming a doctor and follow his passion to make the complicated world of medicine accessible and demystified.
First featured in the hit Channel 4 series 24 Hours in A&E, Oscar then went on to present his own award-winning prime-time documentary for BBC2, Born Too White – an immersive exposé of the mutilation and murder of people living with Albinism in East Africa. He has featured on BBC Breakfast, BBC Radio 4, BBC Radio 2, co-hosted The Surgery on BBC Radio 1 and presents across the BBC, ITV and Channel 4. His first book, How to be a Dad: The Ultimate Guide to Pregnancy, Birth & Dirty Nappies was published in 2019.
Oscar graduated from medical school in 2010 and has worked everywhere from the emergency department to an inpatient addictions unit; a heart-lung transplant centre to the UK’s busiest sexual health clinic. He is a member of the Royal College of Physicians & the Royal College of General Practitioners and has a further Master’s Degree in Internal Medicine as well as a Diploma in Family Planning, Sexual and Reproductive Health.
Oscar is also a dynamic and inspirational speaker at events and conferences.