Dr Obonna's Surgery

Southwick Health Centre, The Green, Sunderland, SR5 2LT

About Us


Our Practice is highly patient focused and we have a multidisciplinary approach to patients’ health care. We aim to deliver the best for our patients by combining the skills of the practice team with other health and social care workers in the community.

We provide modern health care facilities and focus on continually improving the health of our patients and residents of the community.

This website is aimed at providing you the important information about our practice, our services and our staff in addition to some other useful information and tools available for you to use. Please have a look around and send us any comments or suggestions if you like. We can use your comments and ideas to improve our online services and develop the content of this site accordingly.

A ‘healthy lifestyle’ is what we recommend:

  • Stop smoking
  • Eat a balanced diet with plenty of fruit and veg
  • Exercise regularly
  • Keep alcohol intake within recommended limits

The practice operates under General Medical Services (GMS). Dr Obonna is a GMS contractor with Sunderland CCG. All target areas are agreed by the Secretary of State and the practice complies with all relevant legislation.

Dr Rex Obonna operates as a single-handed GP Principal. He qualified in Dundee in 1983 with a M.B. Ch.B. and has a keen interest in minor surgery, child health surveillance and obstetrics. June 1st 1990 Dr Obonna commenced in practice on the retirement of the previous GP.