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Dr Joe Tyrrell – Consultant Anaesthetist (GMC number 4718299)

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Dr Tyrrell qualified from St George’s Hospital Medical School in 2000. Prior to beginning his postgraduate training in anaesthetics and intensive care he spent time working in various medical specialties, including A&E, in both the UK and Australia. He trained in anaesthetics in the Wessex deanery, primarily at Southampton, Bournemouth, Poole and Dorchester hospitals. He has been a consultant anaesthetist at Yeovil since 2013. His professional interests include regional anaesthesia and intensive care. Amongst other qualifications he holds the European Diploma for Regional Anaesthesia. Outside of work he enjoys cycling, windsurfing, and spending time with his wife and three boys.

Email: joseph.tyrrell@ydh.nhs.uk

Mr Bijan Ansari, Consultant Breast Oncoplastic Surgeon

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Mr Ansari’s expertise is surgery of the breast. He completed his general and breast surgical training in the UK in 2009. He also completed a year of breast surgery fellowship at the Mayo Clinic. Mr Ansari provides breast oncoplastic, reconstructive and cosmetic surgery. He also provides comprehensive consultation and treatment to patients with breast symptoms.

For appointments/enquiries please Lorraine White on 01935 384252 or lorraine.white@ydh.nhs.uk

Caroline Osborne, Consultant Breast Surgeon

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Miss Osborne is a specialist breast surgeon and joined the breast care team at YDH in January 2011. A graduate of University College London, she did her general surgical training in London and the South West of England. She was awarded a National Oncoplastic Fellowship in October 2009 and spent the time in Newcastle and Salisbury training in the techniques of breast reconstruction. She offers a full range of surgery for benign and malignant conditions of the breast including oncoplastic and breast reconstruction techniques. Lorraine White on 01935 384252 or lorraine.white@ydh.nhs.uk.

Services offered by our breast surgeons are:

  • Axillary lymph node dissection
  • Breast check
  • Augmentation
  • Implant removal
  • Reconstrution
  • Reduction
  • Uplift – mastopexy
  • Gynaecomastia – male breast development
  • Inverted nipple correction
  • Mammogram/mammography
  • Mastectomy
  • Cosmetic
  • Skin Rejuvenation
  • Fillers

Mr Nick Cawrse Bsc(Hons) MBBS MRCS FRCS (Plast) Consultant Plastic Reconstructive & Aesthetic Surgeon

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Mr Cawrse has been working as a Consultant in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at the Royal Devon and Exeter Hospital since 2010 and is head of department for plant surgery, where he specialises in breast reconstruction, skin cancer (including sentinel node biopsy), head and neck reconstruction and microsurgery. He also provides additional clinics at Yeovil Hospital.

Mr Cawrse was educated in Middlesex before training in medicine at Newcastle University. He qualified as a doctor in 1996 followed by anatomy tutor and emergency department work at the University of Bristol and Bristol Royal Infirmary respectively. Surgical training at Frenchay Hospital, Bristol followed with membership of the Royal College of Surgeons of England awarded in 2000. He commenced plastic surgery training in 2000 gaining an extensive experience in all areas of plastic surgery at units in Bristol, Exeter and Perth, Western Australia. He passed the Intercollegiate Examination in Plastic Surgery- FRCS(Plast)- in 2008 and awarded Certificate of Completion of Training in 2010. He trained in cosmetic surgery as an aesthetic fellow in Bristol, Perth, Western Australia (The Mount Hospital, St John of God, Subiaco) and at the prestigious McIndoe Surgical Centre, East Grinstead.
Mr Cawrse is a full member of the British Association of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgeons (BAPRAS).
Please visit www.nickcawrse.uk for more information.
For appointments and enquiries please contact Toni Moore on 01392 350052 or email toni.Moore@exetermedical.co.uk

 

 Dr Andrew Broadley, Consultant Cardiologist

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Dr Broadley trained in Cardiology in the United Kingdom and New Zealand (Cardiff, the South West, London and Auckland) and is a General Cardiologist who sees patients with all heart conditions. He specialises in assessing the heart using ultrasound or “echo” scans, CT scans and MRI scans. This sub-specialisation is known as “non-invasive imaging”. He has a particular interest in treating heart conditions in the elderly. Dr Broadley sees patients who have been referred to him by their GP (or another doctor for example another Consultant or an Aviation Medicine doctor). He is approved as a provider of cardiology services by all Private Medical Insurers except BUPA and AXA-PPP.

For appointments/enquiries, please contact: Mrs Catherine Donaldson, Private Secretary on 07854 303399 (answer phone) or e-mail Dr Broadley at andrew.broadley@ydh.nhs.uk

Dr George Chung, Consultant Cardiologist & General Physician

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Senior Clinical Advisor in Cardiology, Healthcare Commission & Examiner in Medicine, Universities of London and Bristol.

Qualifications: MBChB (Liverpool University) 1991, Lord Cohen Prize in Clinical Medicine (Liverpool University) 1990, MRCP (UK) 1994, FRCP (London) 2007, FRCP (Edinburgh) 2008

George Chung qualified from the University of Liverpool Medical School in 1991. He has been interested in the management of cardiac diseases since his time as a medical student. He commenced specialist training in Liverpool, Norwich and London (St Mary’s, Royal Brompton and Harefield), before undertaking a research fellowship at Northwick Park Hospital, Harrow.

Appointed as a consultant in 2003, his main clinical interests include management of heart failure, transthoracic & transoesophageal echocardiography, palpitations/cardiac rhythm disorders, blackouts/dizziness, cardiac pacemakers & interventional cardiology.

Patients who require an appointment with Dr Chung can expect to be seen within 1 to 2 weeks.

For appointments/enquiries, please contact:- Lara-Eloise Bingham, Private Secretary on 07932 606167 or e-mail Lara-Eloise.Bingham@ydh.nhs.uk

Dr A Bickerton BM MRCP DPhil, Consultant in Diabetes & Endocrinology

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Dr Bickerton specialises in thyroid, adrenal and pituitary disease. He is a Consultant in Diabetes and Endocrinology and Clinical Director for Integrated Care at Yeovil Hospital.
There is currently no waiting list to be seen by Dr Bickerton privately.
For appointments and enquiries, please contact Mrs J Bickerton on 0777 592 8542 or email alexbickerton.nhs.net

 

Mr Richard Sim, FRCS (ORL-HNS) – 2005; MD – 2002; MRCS – 1999; MB ChB – 1994, Consultant ENT Surgeon

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My basic surgical training was undertaken in Oxford, followed by a period of research into pathogenic mechanisms in meningitis at the Institute of Molecular Medicine which was recognised for the award of MD. I was accepted onto the south west ENT rotation in 2000 and have worked in a number of hospitals throughout the region including Bristol Children’s Hospital. I was awarded the TWJ fellowship in otology and neurotology with Professor Fagan in Sydney for 2007 and subsequently spent one year in Bristol as a locum consultant prior to my appointment at Yeovil District Hospital/Dorset County Hospital in 2008. I specialise in parotid, submandibular and thyroid surgery, endoscopic sinus surgery and nasal surgery, removal of facial lesions, otology (ear surgery) and otoplasty (Bat ear correction). My practice covers all aspects of general ENT including paediatrics. For appointments/enquiries, please contact:- Private Secretary on 01225 838862. Patients requesting a private appointment with Mr Sim can usually be seen within one week.

Mr Andrew Lale BSc FRCS (ORL-HNS) Consultant Ear, Nose, Throat & Facial Plastic Surgeon

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I spent my Registrar years on the Oxford Registrar programme gaining a wide range of experience in adult and paediatric ear, nose and throat disorders. National and international surgical teaching including an extended trip to America to learn more facial plastic surgery complemented this training. After completion of this training I was appointed Ear, Nose and Throat Consultant at Yeovil District Hospital/Dorset County Hospital in January 2005. I welcome referrals for all adult and paediatric Ear, Nose and Throat problems. My sub speciality interests include:- nose and sinus surgery, nasal polyps, endoscopic nasal surgery, nasal allergy, surgery for snoring, swallowing disorders, salivary gland disease, hoarse voice, skin cancer of the head and neck and surgery for watery eyes. For appointments/enquiries, please contact:- Vanessa Latchford, Private Secretary on 01305 756640, or fax 01305 265424, or email:- vlatchford@bmihealthcare.co.uk

Dr Jim Gotto, Consultant Gastroenterologist MB BS

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Dr Gotto specialises in hepatology, including viral hepatitis, general gastroenterology, endoscopy and pancreato-biliary medicine. He was appointed Consultant Gastroenterologist with subspecialisation in liver disease at Yeovil District Hospital in 2005 and is the current Clinical Director for Medicine.
Dr Gotto graduated from St Mary’s Hospital Medical School, in 1992 and the Imperial College School of Medicine in 1993. His training in London included 2 years research in hepatology at the Royal Free Hospital and one year on the liver transplant unit.
Dr Gotto became a Member of Royal College of Physicians in 1996 and a Fellow in 2010.
Patients who require a private appointment with Dr Gotto can expect to be seen within one week.
For appointments/enquiries, please contact:- Beverley Park on 01935 384801 or 01935 384997
e-mail: beverley.park@ydh.nhs.uk 

Dr Zubair Khan, Consultant Gastroenterologist MBBS FRCP

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Dr Khan specialises in all aspects of gastroenterology including pancreatic and hepatobiliary disorders. He performs all forms of gastrointestinal endoscopy (including gastroscopy, colonoscopy and ERCP) and PEGs. He also performs ablative treatment of both upper and lower gastrointestinal cancers and has a particular interest is functional bowel disorders/neuro-gastroenterology.
Dr Khan graduated in 1988 in Pakistan.
Dr Khan’s current waiting list for appointments is one to three weeks.
For appointments/enquiries, please contact:- Beverley Park on 
01935 384801 or 01935 384997
e-mail: beverley.park@ydh.nhs.uk 

Dr Khalid Rashed, Consultant Physician Specialising in Care of the Elderly

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Patients who require an appointment with Dr Rashed can expect to be seen in one to two weeks. For appointments/enquiries, please contact:- Linda Jackson, Private Secretary on 01935 384344 or e-mail: linda.jackson@ydh.nhs.uk

Mr Nader Francis, General Surgeon MBChB FRCS PhD

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Mr Francis specialises in laparoscopic colorectal surgery. His case mix includes laparoscopic colorectal resections for elective colorectal cancer and benign conditions; laparoscopic pouch surgery, laparoscopic cholecystectomy and minimal access hernia repair (inguinal and incisional). His commitment to enhanced recovery continues to improve patient experience.
Mr Francis is passionate about education and training with a PhD in laparoscopic surgery, which underpinned his national role as a trainer/ mentor and educational lead in laparoscopic colorectal surgery. He has been Director of Medical Education at Yeovil Hospital since August 2015.
Mr Francis has a key research interest in colorectal and peri-operative care. As an acknowledgement to his research and academic activities, he was recently awarded a visiting chair position with the University of Bath.
Patients who require a private appointment with Mr Francis can expect to be seen within one to two weeks.
For appointments or enquiries, please contact: Jennifer Brooks, on 01935 384244 or email jennifer.brooks@ydh.nhs.uk

Mr Jonathan Ockrim, Consultant Surgeon

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Specialises in laparoscopic colorectal surgery and all other laparoscopic surgery. Patients who require a private appointment with Mr Ockrim can expect to be seen within one to two weeks. For appointments/enquiries, please contact:- Claire Mallinson, Private Secretary on 07375 092559 or email jboprivatepractice@gmail.com

Mr Leke Osoba, Consultant Gynaecologist

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Specialises in nuchal translucency scans for Down’s syndrome screening, uro-gynaecology, advanced pelvic surgery, recurrent miscarriage/early pregnancy problems, menstrual disorders and gynae endocrinology. For appointments/enquiries, please contact:- Joy Barnes, Private Secretary on 07719 329543 or e-mail joy.barnes@ydh.nhs.uk

Mr Ahmar Shah, Consultant Gynaecologist

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Specialises in general gynaecology, reproductive medicine, laparoscopic surgery (including laparoscopic hysterectomies), menstrual disorders, endometriosis and pelvic pain. Patients requesting a private appointment can usually expect to be seen within one week. For appointments/enquiries, please contact:- Emily Fox-Williams, Private Secretary on 01935 384234 or e-mail: Emily.Fox-Williams@ydh.nhs.uk

Mrs Nadia Soliman, Consultant Gynaecologist, MBBCh, MSc, FRCOG

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Training: Cairo University, 1977, Post-graduate training in Wessex and Bristol. Specialises in subfertility, polycystic ovary syndrome, hirsutism, menorrhagia and menstrual disorders, menopause and postmenopausal bleeding, tubal and vaginal surgery. For appointments/enquiries please contact: Joy Barnes, Private Secretary on 07719 329543 or e-mail joy.barnes@ydh.nhs.uk

Dr S Davies, Consultant Haematologist, BSc, MB BS, MD, FRCP, FRCPath

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Dr Davies can be contacted on 01823 342294 during the day. For appointments and enquiries, please contact Mrs Clare Walsh on 01823 443232

Private patients are able to receive care from dedicated Consultant Ophthalmologists in Yeovil District Hospital where a comprehensive eye service is offered.

Mr Paritosh Shah Ophthalmology Consultant

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Mr Paritosh Shah and Mrs Brinda Shah, a husband and wife team, bring with them a wealth of experience.

Mr Paritosh Shah joined Yeovil from Moorfields Eye Hospital having completed a fellowship in Medical retina and inflammatory eye disease.

Mrs Brinda Shah Ophthalmology Consultant

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Mrs Brinda Shah joins us from King’s Hospital in London and her special interest is glaucoma. She has completed her fellowship in Glaucoma at Moorfields Eye Hospital in 2012 following which she did a further Glaucoma research and clinical fellowship in Glaucoma at the prestigious St Thomas’ Hospital in London.

Since Mr and Mrs Shah started working at Yeovil Hospital in the Spring of 2014 considerable time has been devoted to developing the most used pathways: cataract surgery, glaucoma management, care of patients with macular degeneration and diabetic eye diseases.

Private appointments can be booked by telephoning Mr and Mrs Shah’s medical secretary, Rebecca Kemp, on Telephone: 07468 204541 or emailing her on: Rebecca.Kemp@ydh.nhs.uk

 

Mr Manuel Blanco-Guzman, Oral and Maxillo-Facial Surgeon MBBS, BDS, MRCSI, FFDRCSI, FDSRCS(Eng), FRCSI(OMFS)

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Appointed in April 2007. Mr Blanco-Guzmán trained as an Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon in the South West of England and was appointed as a Consultant in April 2007. He is included in the Oral Surgery Specialist list with the General Dental Council and in the Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Specialist list with the General Medical Council. As a Consultant in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Mr Blanco-Guzmán, specialises exclusively in problems of the Head and Neck region (face, mouth, teeth, facial bones and neck). Over the years, Mr Blanco-Guzmán has also developed an interest in facial surgical and medical cosmetic procedures. There is currently no waiting list to be seen by Mr Blanco-Guzmán privately.

1-Maxillofacial surgery – head and neck surgery:

Salivary glands (Parotid, Submandibular) Post-traumatic deformity (scar revision) “Lumps and bumps” in the head and neck Head and Neck malignancy Temporo-mandibular joint (jaw joint) problems Skin lesions of the head and neck Facial deformity Facial Reconstruction Head and Neck Trauma (fractured jaws, lacerations, fracture noses) Osteotomy of the jaws / chin (Orthognathic surgery)

2-Oral surgery:

Third molar/wisdom teeth surgery Extraction of teeth / roots Apicectomy Pre-prosthetic surgery Exposure of teeth for orthodontic treatment Dental implants Bone graft Sinus lift “Lumps and bumps” inside the mouth

3-Cosmetic surgery/cosmetic medicine:

Treatment of facial skin wrinkles and folds. Facial skin peels Treatment of excessive sweating (face, hands and axilla) Eye bag surgery (Blepharoplasty) Face lift Eyebrow surgery Scar Revision in the head and neck Plastic / Cosmetic excision of skin lesions Cheek implants / Fat graft

For appointments/enquiries, please contact:- Helen, Private Secretary on 01823 343170 or e-mail: helen.evans@tst.nhs.uk

Mr Oliver Donaldson MbChB FRCS (Orth), Consultant Shoulder and Elbow Surgeon

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Mr Donaldson was appointed as an orthopaedic consultant with a subspecialty interest in Shoulder and Elbow Surgery in January 2014. His interests are in all aspects of shoulder and elbow surgery including joint replacement and arthroscopic reconstructive surgery for rotator cuff problems and shoulder instability. He qualified from University of Bristol in 2002 and completed higher surgical training in Wales before fulfilling a fellowship in shoulder and elbow surgery in Liverpool.
Mr Donaldson has a strong interest in shoulder instability and is a lead author on the British Elbow and Shoulder Society’s evidence and consensus based guidelines on traumatic anterior shoulder instability. For appointments and enquiries please contact Sarah Gundry on 01935 384597 or e-mail sarah.gundry@ydh.nhs.uk

Mr Julian Grundy MB ChB MRCS FRCS(Tr & Orth), Consultant Orthopaedic & Trauma Surgeon

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Appointed in 2010 having worked as a locum consultant at the Royal Hampshire County Hospital. Specialises in elective and trauma foot and ankle surgery, including arthroscopic (keyhole) and minimally invasive surgery. Broad experience of general orthopaedic surgery and trauma, including lower limb joint replacement. Has come to Yeovil to develop the foot and ankle service in the area. Training: University of Bristol Medical School 1997. Postgraduate training in orthopaedic surgery in Wessex. Specialist training in elective and trauma foot and ankle surgery in Bournemouth and Southampton, with Fellowship training in Melbourne, Australia. Membership of Professional Bodies: British Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society, British Orthopaedic Association (Fellow), Royal College of Surgeons of England (Fellow), British Medical Association, Medical Protection Society. Patients who require a private appointment with Mr Grundy can usually expect to be seen within one to two weeks. For appointments/enquiries, please contact: Tracey Shrubb, Private and NHS secretary, on 01935 384234 or email tracey.shrubb@ydh.nhs.uk

Matthew Hall BSc(Hons), MBChB, FRCS(Trauma & Orthopaedics)

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Mr Hall specialises in primary and revision hip and knee replacement surgery and arthroscopic/keyhole knee surgery of the knee. He was appointed Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon at Yeovil District Hospital in May 2013 and is also trauma lead for orthopaedics.

Mr Hall graduated from Aberdeen University with subsequent postgraduate Orthopaedic training in the South West Peninsula region. He undertook specialist fellowship training in Australia focusing on all aspects of hip and knee replacement surgery as well as keyhole surgery of the knee. During his fellowship he used patient specific knee replacement technology as well as regularly using computer navigation for knee replacements. After returning to the UK, Mr Hall worked in the internationally renowned Exeter Hip Unit followed by a further hip and knee fellowship in Plymouth.

Mr Hall is a member of the British Orthopaedic Association. AO Trauma, British Hip Society, National Joint Registry (NJR).

For appointments and enquiries, please contact Julie Mallinson on 01935 384405 or email Julie.mallinson@ydh.nhs.uk

Mr Ben Lankester, Consultant Orthopaedic & Trauma Surgeon, MA, BM BCh, MRCS, FRCS (Tr & Orth)

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Mr Lankester specialises in knee replacement surgery, partial (unicompartmental) knee replacement via a minimally-invasive (MIS) approach, keyhole knee surgery (including cartilage repair and stimulation techniques), Anterior Cruciate Ligament reconstruction, patello-femoral joint surgery (realignment / stabilisation of kneecap, patellar resurfacing) & sporting injuries of the knee. He has been a consultant at Yeovil since 2007 and is currently Clinical Director of Orthopaedics. He trained at Oxford University Medical School and undertook postgraduate orthopaedic training in Bristol, followed by fellowship training in knee and hip surgery. In 2007 he was awarded the British Orthopaedic Association European travelling fellowship and an AO trauma fellowship to Harborview Medical Centre in Seattle, USA.He has an active interest in teaching and research and is an invited reviewer for “The Bone and Joint Journal” and “The Knee”. Mr Lankester is regularly visited by surgeons from the UK and abroad to observe partial knee replacement surgery. He also teaches other surgeons on specialist knee surgery courses. He has research interests in the factors involved in the genesis of osteoarthritis of the knee, patellofemoral joint alignment & timing of surgery after hip fracture. For a full list of publications please go to www.pubmed.com
For appointments and enquiries, please contact Mrs Julie Mallinson on 01935 384405 or email julie.mallinson@ydh.nhs.uk

Mr Paul Latimer, Consultant Orthopaedic & Trauma Surgeon, MBChB, MSc, PGCME, FRCS (tr & orth)

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Paul Latimer comes to us from Derriford hospital where he worked as a locum consultant, having just returned from a fellowship in Australia. Specialises in revision hip and knee replacement, trauma and foot and ankle surgery. Paul trained at Bristol, qualifying in 1996. Patients who require a private appointment with Mr Latimer can usually expect to be seen within one week. For appointments/enquiries, please contact:- Tracey Shrubb on 01935 384234 or e-mail tracey.shrubb@ydh.nhs.uk

Mr Paul Porter, Consultant Orthopaedic & Trauma Surgeon, BM BSc(Hons) FRCS FRCS(Orth)

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Appointed in 2004. Training: Southampton University Medical School 1991, F.R.C.S. (Glasgow) 1996, F.R.C.S. (Orth) 2002, Orthopaedic Registrar training – Yorkshire Rotation, 1997-2004 Fellowships: Arthroplasty Fellow at Leeds Teaching Hospitals. “I have experience across a wide range of orthopaedics and have a broad general interest. I undertook a Fellowship at the Leeds Teaching Hospitals in lower limb joint replacement and developed a special interest in this area. However, I also spent a year at St James’ Hospital in Leeds working for six months in the Hand Surgery Unit and for six months with the Reconstructive Trauma Team”. Membership of Professional Bodies: British Orthopaedic Society (Fellow), British Medical Association, Medical Defence Union, Royal College of Physicians & Surgeons of Glasgow (Fellow). Specialises in hip & knee replacement, lower limb surgery, including hip and knee arthroplasty & knee arthroscopy, general orthopaedics & trauma. Mr Porter also prepares medico-legal reports for personal injury claims. Patients who require a private appointment with Mr Porter can expect to be seen within one week. For appointments/enquiries, please contact:- Hannah Pitman, Private Secretary on 01935 384845 or e-mail: hannah.pitman@ydh.nhs.uk

Mr David Shardlow, Consultant Orthopaedic & Trauma Surgeon, MBBS MSc(Eng) FRCS (Tr & Orth)

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Appointed in 2001. Training: Graduated Kings College, London, 1989, general orthopaedic training in London and Leeds, sub-specialty training in hip and knee replacement surgery. Specialises in hip and knee replacement, particularly treatment of the young arthritic hip. Special expertise lies in first time and revision hip and knee arthroplasty. Mr Shardlow specialises in the treatment of young hip arthritis, including hip arthroscopy, hip debridement, hip resurfacing and ceramic and other cementless total hip replacements. He is also an experienced knee surgeon performing arthroscopic knee surgery and total knee replacement. For appointments/enquiries, please contact:- Paula Hughes, Private Secretary on 01935 384257 or e-mail paula.hughes@ydh.nhs.uk

Mr Graham Smibert, Consultant Orthopaedic & Trauma Surgeon

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Appointed in 1991. Training: Middlesex Hospital, 1976, Senior Registrar in Kings Rotation, Sabbatical in Sydney, 1990, including upper limb surgery, sports injuries and foot and ankle surgery. Specialises in shoulder and upper limb surgery, arthroscopic surgery, joint replacements, sports injuries and foot surgery. Developed arthroscopic procedures of the knee, shoulder, wrist, elbow and ankle, introduced the upper limb clinic at YDH in 1996, introduced uncemented hip replacements in Yeovil in 1997, Honorary Surgeon to Yeovil Town Football Club. Patients who require a private appointment with Mr Smibert can expect to be seen within one week. For appointments/enquiries, please contact:- Claire Vincent, Private Secretary on 07816 586917 or email: claire.vincent@ydh.nhs.uk

Referrals by post to: Mr Smibert, The Kingston Wing, Yeovil District Hospital, Higher Kingston, Yeovil, Somerset BA21 4AT. Please visit www.grahamsmibert.co.uk for more information.

Mr Nick Cawrse Bsc(Hons) MBBS MRCS FRCS (Plast) – Consultant Plastic, Reconstructive & Aesthetic Surgeon

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Mr Cawrse has been working as a Consultant in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at the Royal Devon and Exeter Hospital since 2010 and is head of department for plant surgery, where he specialises in breast reconstruction, skin cancer (including sentinel node biopsy), head and neck reconstruction and microsurgery. He also provides additional clinics at Yeovil Hospital.

Mr Cawrse was educated in Middlesex before training in medicine at Newcastle University. He qualified as a doctor in 1996 followed by anatomy tutor and emergency department work at the University of Bristol and Bristol Royal Infirmary respectively. Surgical training at Frenchay Hospital, Bristol followed with membership of the Royal College of Surgeons of England awarded in 2000. He commenced plastic surgery training in 2000 gaining an extensive experience in all areas of plastic surgery at units in Bristol, Exeter and Perth, Western Australia. He passed the Intercollegiate Examination in Plastic Surgery- FRCS(Plast)- in 2008 and awarded Certificate of Completion of Training in 2010. He trained in cosmetic surgery as an aesthetic fellow in Bristol, Perth, Western Australia (The Mount Hospital, St John of God, Subiaco) and at the prestigious McIndoe Surgical Centre, East Grinstead.
Mr Cawrse is a full member of the British Association of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgeons (BAPRAS).
Please visit www.nickcawrse.uk for more information.
For appointments and enquiries please contact Toni Moore on 01392 350052 or email toni.Moore@exetermedical.co.uk

Mr Andrew Wilson MB ChB MRCS MD FRCS(Plast) – Consultant Plastic, Reconstructive & Aesthetic Surgeon

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Mr Wilson has been a consultant plastic, reconstructive and aesthetic surgeon in Royal Devon & Exeter Hospital since 2011 with additional clinics in Musgrove Park Hospital, Taunton, and Yeovil District Hospital. His specialist areas of interest are breast reconstruction and advanced skin cancer treatment including melanoma in particular. He is a lead member of the Specialist Skin Multidisciplinary Teams at Musgrove Park Hospital / Yeovil District Hospital and Royal Devon & Exeter Hospital and is a member of Avon, Somerset, Wessex, Cancer Services Skin Site Specific Group. Mr Wilson is a core member of the South West Oncoplastic Breast Group, the main focus of which is teaching various forms of breast reconstruction. Mr Wilson is lead for plastic surgery research at RD&E and is currently involved in pioneering research into methods for assessing blood flow following microvascular reconstruction.

Following schooling in Northern Ireland, Mr Wilson attended Glasgow University Medical School. He undertook his Basic Surgical Training in the Glasgow teaching hospitals and passed his surgical membership exams (MRCS) in 2000, having spent time training in the renowned Canniesburn Plastic Surgery Unit in Glasgow. Thereafter, Mr Wilson won a two year scholarship of dedicated international research at the Blond McIndoe Centre working between University College London and Umeå University, Sweden looking into ways of improving nerve regeneration, subsequently gaining his higher post-graduate degree of Doctorate of Medicine (MD). Mr Wilson was appointed to the South West Regional Specialist Training Programme in Plastic Surgery in 2004, training in Frenchay Hospital, Bristol and RD&E, Exeter. During this time he passed the intercollegiate examination in plastic surgery –FRCS(Plast), and was awarded a Certificate of Completion of Surgical Training in plastic surgery in 2010. He is accredited on the General Medical Council’s specialist register for plastic surgery. Addition expertise in melanoma treatment was gained at the internationally renowned Melanoma Institute of Australia, Sydney, under the wing of Prof John Thompson for which Mr Wilson won a travelling fellowship award from British Association of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic surgeons (BAPRAS). Mr Wilson also undertook a further fellowship in microsurgery for breast and head and neck reconstruction at the Royal Marsden Hospital 2010/11. His specific aesthetic fellowships were undertaken in Bristol (2006) and at the McIndoe Surgical Centre in 2010.
Mr Wilson is actively involved on teaching and has published and presented extensively both nationally and internationally during his time as a plastic surgeon from 2000 onwards. He regularly reviews articles, assessing their suitability for publication in the Journal of Plastic, Reconstructive & Aesthetic Surgery (JPRAS). He has been teaching faculty at many educational meetings and is a full member of the British Association of Plastic, Reconstructive & Aesthetic Sugeons (BAPRAS).

Professional Organisations
General Medical Council
British Association of Plastic, Reconstructive & Aesthetic Surgeons
Melanoma Focus (formerly Melanoma Study Group)
South West Oncoplastic Breast Group
Avon, Somerset, Wessex Cancer Services Skin Site Specific Group.

Mr Wilson’s Private Secretary can be contacted at:
Toni.Moore@exetermedical.co.uk
Telephone: 01392 350052 

Richard Clarkson MBChB – Consultant Clinical Radiologist

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I am a Consultant Clinical Radiologist who graduated from Birmingham University MBChB in 1997. After passing my membership to the Royal College of Surgeons of England in 2000 I progressed to training in Radiology in Edinburgh, passing my Fellowship of the Royal College of Radiologists in 2005 prior to commencing as a Consultant in 2007. I am a full member of the British Society of Skeletal Radiologists.

I am a general radiologist with a particular interest in musculoskeletal radiology incorporating all orthopaedic imaging and sports medicine imaging including various interventional therapeutic techniques. I have worked with Yeovil Town Football Club since 2007 and was involved with the provision of imaging at both the London Olympics and Paralympics in 2012. I have been appointed an Honorary Clinical Tutor at the University of Bristol and have helped train local staff, army medical staff and national sports physicians in the use of musculoskeletal ultrasound.

Dr Malcolm Hay MB ChB, FFRad(D)(SA), MMed(RadD), FRCR – Consultant Clinical Radiologist

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Dr Hay graduated from the University of Cape Town in 1978. He completed his post-graduate training in radiology at the University of Stellenbosch in 1987, obtaining the Fellowship of the Faculty of Radiologists of the College of Medicine of South Africa and a Master’s degree in diagnostic radiology from Stellenbosch University. He was appointed as a consultant clinical radiologist at Yeovil District Hospital in 1999 after gaining the Fellowship of the Royal College of Radiologists. He is on the specialist register of the GMC.

Dr Hay is a general diagnostic radiologist with special interests in CT and MRI imaging of the head, chest and abdomen including cancer imaging; CT imaging of the arteries of the heart (CT coronary angiography) and lungs (CT pulmonary angiography); high-resolution CT of the lungs; and musculo-skeletal ultrasound and MR (shoulder, hip, knee and ankle). He is the lead radiologist for the upper gastro-intestinal cancer multi-disciplinary team. He also provides a general ultrasound service as well as plain film reporting.

Dr Jeremy Hacking BSc MB BChir MRCP FRCR

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I qualified from The Middlesex Hospital and Cambridge University in 1984 and also did my Radiology training in Cambridge. I was appointed to Yeovil in 1994 and have worked here ever since.

I am a general radiologist and use all modalities. I have a major interest in cross sectional imaging, particularly CT scanning in the field of oncology. I am also the lead for nuclear medicine.

Dr Cenydd Thomas, Consultant Radiologist. MA, MBBS, MRCP, FRCR

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My medical training was at Oxford and Imperial College London at St Mary’s Hospital, Paddington. MRCP was awarded in 2001. Radiology training was obtained from the region of Wessex, primarily based in Southampton and the FRCR was awarded in 2007. I have been working in Yeovil District Hospital since 2010, my interests lie in cross-sectional imaging and musculoskeletal imaging. I have helped develop CT colonography and Cardiac CT services at Yeovil Hospital.

Dr R Sengupta, Consultant Rheumatologist

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Training: Specialist Registrar Rotation at the Royal National Hospital for Rheumatic Diseases, Bath and Frenchay Hospital, Bristol MBBS (Royal Free Hospital School of Medicine, London) 1995 MRCP (UK) PGCME (University of Bristol) Special Interests: Ankylosing Spondylitis Inflammatory arthritis eg rheumatoid arthritis Osteoporosis Membership of Professional Bodies: British Society of Rheumatology National Osteoporosis Society National Ankylosing Spondylitis Society Medical Protection Society Royal College of Physicians of London Clinical Work: Clinical interests include the diagnosis, investigation and treatment of a wide variety of rheumatological conditions such as rheumatoid arthritis, ankylosing spondylitis, osteoporosis and osteoarthritis. Dr Sengupta’s current waiting list for appointments is up to one month. For appointments/enquiries, please contact: Tracey Shrubb, Private Secretary on 01935 384234 or e-mail tracey.shrubb@ydh.nhs.uk

Mr C Parker, Consultant Urologist

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Special interests: General urology, including urinary tract cancer, urinary stones, lower urinary tract symptoms, genito-scrotal problems, male infertility and vasectomy/vasectomy reversal. Patients who require an appointment with Mr Parker can expect to be seen within a week. For appointments/enquiries, please contact: Mr Parker, 07436 007382 or e-mail: urologist@talktalk.net

Mr Andrew Stewart, Consultant Vascular Surgeon

Mr Stewart has a special interest in minimally invasive varicose vein treatments. He qualified as a doctor from Cambridge University in 1995. He has worked as a consultant vascular surgeon at Musgrove Park Hospital and Yeovil District Hospital since 2007 and has worked as clinical lead of the vascular department from 2009-2015.

Mr Stewart is the director of the abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) screening programme for Somerset and North Devon and also director of the higher surgical training programme for vascular surgery in the South West of England. He is a member of the Vascular Society of Great Britain and Ireland and The Royal College of Surgeons of England.

Mr Stewart offers the following procedures on the Kingston Wing:

  • Foam Sclerotherapy for varicose veins
  • Radiofrequency ablation for varicose veins
  • Sclerotherapy for thread veins

For more information and enquiries, please contact his private secretary, Mrs Claire Stewart on 07833675074 or email swveinclinic@gmail.com