Dr Bethapudi has been a GP since 2009 and currently works as a partner at Galleries Medical Practice, Washington. He is a post graduate GP Trainer, appraiser and local Macmillan GP.
After being elected as an executive GP for SCCG, Raj has been a member of the Governing Body since April 2016. He is passionate about devolution of seamless care closer to home and making general practice more sustainable.
Effective commissioning of services to improve health outcomes and medical education are his areas of clinical interest. Raj also serves as the Chief Clinical Information Officer (CCIO) for Sunderland CCG a role that helps implement the NHS digital strategy and represents RCGP NE as a faculty board member.