Medical Team

Professor Dr Peter Orton MD, MMedSci, FRCGP, FRAeS - Aviation Medical Examiner

Professor Dr Peter Orton MD, MMedSci, FRCGP, FRAeS - Aviation Medical Examiner

Dr Peter Orton founded Aviation Medica in 2002.

Formerly a General Practitioner in the NHS for many years, and now practising privately, his experience allows him to provide a full range of medical services.

Peter is a current commercial pilot, holding a CPL and IR, and regularly flies a Cirrus SR22; he has flown across the Atlantic several times.

He has trained extensively in the UK and USA to become an approved Aviation Medical Examiner and is a recognised AME for:-

EASA, IAA, FAA, CASA, NZ, South Africa, Canada & Qatar.

Peter has an interest in stress and performance issues and provides a confidential counselling service. He has recently successfully completed a "Doctor of Medicine" thesis on "Stress and Performance." He specialises in stress and its effects on pilots.

Dr Nick Baylis, PhD (Cantab), C.Psychol., FRSA, Consultant Psychologist

Dr Nick Baylis, PhD (Cantab), C.Psychol., FRSA, Consultant Psychologist

Nick is a Consultant Psychologist, therapist & performance-coach, who lectures at Cambridge University and teaches internationally in The Skills of Well-being and Happiness.

Nick has been working with Dr Orton at Aviation Medica for many years. He specialises in working individually with flight crew in areas of fatigue, exhaustion, anxiety and depression together with life coaching and well-being advice.

Jenny Wade - Personal Assistant

Jenny Wade - Personal Assistant

Jenny is Dr Peter Orton's Personal Assistant and looks after the administrative side of Aviation Medica. Jenny has an aviation background and spent many years as a VIP flight attendant on executive jets.

Client Benefits

  • Fast, reliable and confidential service
  • Access to private doctor advice
  • Support with on-going medical problems
  • Dedicated booking line and email booking service
  • Friendly and professional surroundings with a comfortable private waiting room with free wifi