After qualifying in medicine (MBBS 1997) and a gaining post-graduate degree (MD Dermatology 2003) in India, Dr Gellia came to the UK to work in the NHS. He became a qualified GP in 2010 and has since then worked in Sunderland.
Since qualifying he has been involved in the development of General Practice services in the North Locality and has taken on the role of GP lead for the locality.
He is a member of the CCG Governing Body and Executive Committee. He is the GP lead for Medicines Optimisation, Dermatology and Path to Excellence in-hospital services transformation programme.