Dr. Joanna Sherratt-Wyer
Dr Sherratt-Wyer is a Bermudian and attended the Bermuda High School for Girls and Lancing College in Sussex, England. After completing an Arts degree at Oxford University, she graduated from Nottingham University Medical School in 2004 and joined the Royal Air Force. She then completed the rigorous three year Vocational Training Scheme to become a General Practitioner and was awarded Membership of the Royal College of General Practitioners in 2010. Dr Sherratt-Wyer moved back to Bermuda in 2011 with her husband and two young children. Since returning home, Dr Sherratt-Wyer has also completed the Post Graduate Diploma in Practical Dermatology from the University of Cardiff. She is committed to providing excellence in evidence-based health care.
Dr Sherratt-Wyer’s other passion is music and in her spare time she enjoys playing the cello and singing.
Dr. Samantha DeCouto
Dr. DeCouto is an alumna of BHS and the International Baccalaureate program at United World College in New Mexico as well as Franklin and Marshall College in Lancaster, Pennsylvania where she completed her undergraduate degree. This was followed by post graduate training in the field of neuroscience at Miami University of Ohio that resulted in two Masters of Science Degrees.
After attending the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine and completing a dual residency in Internal Medicine/Pediatrics at Christiana Care Health System/Nemours Children’s Hospital in Delaware, she then worked for two years as a community physician with Christiana Care Health System before joining Somers Medical Services Ltd in 2014, where she currently practices combined Internal Medicine/Pediatrics.
Dr. Decouto’s other passion is horses and her spare time is spent at the barn, working with and riding these beloved companions.
Dr. Laura Murphy
Dr. Murphy is a Bermudian GP. She attained her Bachelor of Science in Pharmacology, and a Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery at the University of Leeds in 2006.
Upon graduating she worked for nine years in the UK in internal medicine, pediatrics, gynaecology, psychiatry, emergency medicine and general practice, attaining her specialty qualifications and membership in the Royal College of Physicians, and the Royal College of General Practitioners. She also has post-graduate qualifications in Women’s Health, Diabetes and Palliative Care.
Dr Murphy returned to Bermuda in 2015. She has three children and enjoys spending time with her family and friends.
Nurse Nicky is a Registered General Nurse. She trained at Oldchurch Hospital in Essex England before coming to Bermuda where she met and married Michael Tear, and has worked as a registered nurse in private practice in Bermuda since 1991. Nicky joined Somers Medical Services Ltd in 2012 as our primary Practice Nurse, bringing her experience, efficiency and contagious laugh to colleagues and patients alike. Nicky has also been providing asthma education to patients and families over the last ten years as a Certified Asthma Educator.
Marian thought she would enjoy early retirement when her daughter Joanna set up Somers Medical Services Ltd in 2011. She began by helping and advising and is now the Practice Manager, doing all back-office administration while also working one day a week on the front desk as receptionist. She has a Masters degree in Social Anthropology from Dalhousie University, is married to Roger, and has five grandchildren that keep her busy in addition to her work-related responsibilities. She also tries to fit in the odd game of golf.
Grace is our bilingual (English/Portuguese) Practice Manager. She comes with a wealth of knowledge from her 35 years experience in running all aspects of a high end luxury retailer. Her education at Bermuda College was mainly focused on Accounting but as the years moved on many other duties such as Human Resources, IT and Customer Service (to name a few) became part of her daily routine. In her free time she enjoys time with family, island exploration, home makeovers, gardening and relaxing on the beach.
Sonia is our Somers Medical receptionist. She has over 35 years experience in banking. Sonia attended the Berkeley Institute and the Bermuda Hotel College before leaving Bermuda to attend Clarke College in Atlanta, Georgia where she attained her Bachelor of Arts degree in Business Administration with a concentration in Marketing. Sonia is married to Craig and loves spending time with her children and grandchildren. In her spare time she enjoys walking and gardening.