Oscar is a doctor and broadcaster with a passion for demystifying the unnecessarily complicated world of medical science. He featured in the hit Channel 4 series 24 Hours in A&E before going 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.
Born with the genetic condition of Albinism, Oscar understands first hand the challenges faced by patients with disease and disability. Showing that charm, determination and drive can get you anywhere, he believes medicine should empower those with disease to achieve their ultimate goals and surpass their wildest dreams. Oscar is a dynamic and inspirational speaker at events and conferences.
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.