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​Obstetrics and Gynaecology

Ms Alison Cooper

Qualifications:
Mb ChB Liverpool, 1988
MRCOG, 1994

Background:
Research fellow, King’s College Hospital in menopause and reproductive endocrinology

Special interests:
Colposcopy
Menopause
Gynae ultrasound
Early pregnancy

Key members of team: 
Rachel Hill, Colposcopy Nurse Specialist

Contact:
Amanda Smith, Secretary, 01305 255532
amanda.smith@dchft.nhs.uk


Mr Mohamed Siddig

Qualifications:
DM Debrecen Medical School
MD Specialist Obs & Gynae
FABOG
MFFP
FRCOG

Background:
Broad experience in Obstetrics and Gynaecology working in different parts of the world
Experienced gynocological and urogynaecological surgeon.
External postgraduate examiner and regular visiting gynocological and urogynaecological surgeon to Middle East, Africa

Special interests:
Urogynaecology and pelvic floor surgery
Minimal access laparoscopic and hysteroscopic surgery

New treatments introduced:
Developed new treatment modalities for incontinence and pelvic floor surgery with and without mesh
Established the urogynaecology unit and updated the unit for one-stop clinic
Introduced new procedures for incontinence and prolapse surgery

Clinics:
Urogynaecology clinics in Dorchester on Monday and Wednesday mornings. 
Gynaecology clinic in Dorchester and Weymouth on Wednesday and Thursday afternoons.​

Key members of team: 
Dr Amani Kheir - Urogynaecology ​fellow
Miss Sandra Webber - Medical Secretary

Contact:
Sandra Webber, Secretary, 01305 255478 ​
sandra.webber@dchft.nhs.uk

Miss Audrey Ryan

Qualifications:
MB BS 1994, University of London (Royal Free Hospital)
DFFP 2000 (Faculty of Family Planning)
MRCOG 2001 (Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists)
BSCCP Membership 2007 (British Society of Colposcopy and Cervical Pathology)

Background:
I trained in London and the South West, and was appointed at DCH as a jobshare consultant in 2008

Special interests:
Maternal medicine and high risk obstetrics
Education

Clinics:
General antenatal clinics in Weymouth on Tuesday afternoons, weeks 2 and 4
Gynaecology clinics in Weymouth on alternate Monday afternoons
Specialist diabetes antenatal clinic in Dorchester on alternate Thursday mornings

Contact:
Amanda Smith, Secretary, 01305 255532
amanda.smith@dchft.nhs.uk 
 

Miss Beena Dandawate

Qualifications: 
MBBS 1998 India
DGO 1992 ​​
MD in Obs and Gynae 1999
FRCOG 2004​​​

Background: 
Awarded destinction in biochemistry in 1985 during MBBS
Trained in colposcopy
Cancer lead for gynaecology in DCH
Trained in emergency gynaecology​ and early pregnancy and advanced labour ward management 

Special interests:
Colposcopy
Emergency gynaecology and early pregnancy 

New treatments introduced: 
​Enhancing recovery for gynaecology patients at DCH

Clinics: 
Gynaecology outpatients clinic at DCH on Wednedays
Antenatal clinic in Weymouth on Tuesdays
Post-menopausal bleeding clinic on Fridays
Colposcopy clinic on Thursdays

Key members of team:
Hilary Maxwell - Cancer Nurse Specialist 

Contact:
Rebecca Churchill, Secretary, 01305 254248
rebecca.churchill@dchft.nhs.uk
 

Mr Mamdouh Shoukrey

Qualifications:
MBBCh
MRCOG
MSc in Advanced Gynaecological Endoscopy

Background:
Obstetrics and gynaecology training in the East of England
Two year fellowship in Advanced Laparoscopic/Hysteroscopic Surgery at Worcestershire Royal Hospital

Special interests:
Endometriosis/pelvic pain
Laparoscopic surgery
Hysteroscopic surgery
Early pregnancy/gynaecological ultrasound

Clinics:
Dorchester gynae morning clinic – alternate Wednesdays
Bridport gynae morning clinic – alternate Wednesdays
Blandford antenatal care afternoon clinic – alternate Tuesdays
Dorchester menorrhagia afternoon clinic – 2nd, 3rd and 5thMondays of the month
Dorchester postmenopausal bleeding morning clinic – 1 st, 2nd and 4th Tuesdays of the month

Contact:
Sandra Webber, Secretary, 01305 255478 ​
sandra.webber@dchft.nhs.uk

Miss Suguna Balasundaram​

​Qualifications: 
MRCOG- Member of the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists UK 2009
DFSRH – Diploma of the Faculty of Sexual & Reproductive Health UK 2014
Dip. Obs- Diploma in Obstetrics at The College of Medicine of South Africa 2005
D.G.O – Diploma in Obstetrics and Gynaecology – Madras University, India 1997​

Background:
Following my basic specialist qualification from India, I obtained my entire training and experience in this speciality in South Africa. I moved to the UK in 2010 after my MRCOG and developed further skills in endoscopic surgeries.
Appointed as a substantive Consultant Obstetrician & Gynaecologist in Dorset County Hospital in July 2018.
I have vast experience in all aspects of Obstetrics & Gynaecology.

Special Interests:
High Risk Obstetrics
Advanced Labour ward practice​
Medical complications in pregnancy
Diabetes in Pregnancy
Emergency Gynaecology & Early pregnancy care
Menopausal & Post-menopausal health
General Gynaecology

​Clinics:
Specialist Diabetes Antenatal clinic – on alternate Thursday mornings
General Antenatal Clinic – on alternate Tuesday mornings
General Gynaecology Clinic – on the second, third and fourth Tuesdau afternoon and alternative Wednesday mornings

Key members of team:
Diabetic Antenatal team

Contact: 
Sandra Webber, Secretary, 01305 255478 ​
sandra.webber@dchft.nhs.uk​