Dr Joe Illes
MBBCh, 1981 (Wits)
M MED RAD (D), 1991 (Pretoria Uni)
12 years in independent private practice
Six years in the NHS as Consultant Radiologist
Cross sectional cardiac imaging
Dr Robert Ward
MB BS (London)
Wessex Radiology SPR rotation followed by Hepatobiliary and Interventional Radiology Fellowship, Southampton. Consultant at DCH since November 2006
Body CT and MRI
Interventional Radiology including vascular and non-vascular
Dr Pavlo Milan
MB BS, St George’s Hospital, University of London, 1991
MRCP, London, 1995
FRCR (UK), 2000
General radiologist with interest in cross-sectional imaging, CT, upper GI radiology
Dr Ajay Varghese
MBBS, India, 1999
MRCP, UK, 2003
FRCR, UK, 2007
After completing undergraduate studies in India I did my first postgraduate training in medicine at Dorset County Hospital.
Following specialist training in radiology at Guys and St Thomas’, London I came back to Dorchester to join the radiology team.
Prior to joining DCH I also undertook a short period of training in cardiac imaging at Leiden University Medical Centre, Netherlands.
Dr Thomas Marsh
MBChB (Edinburgh) 2005
MA Eng. & Scottish Literature
ST training in Northern Deanery, Teeside School of Radiology
Poole BSU – Tuesday
One-stop clinics – Thursday pm
Breast MDT – Thursday lunchtime
Breast intervention – Wednesday am
CUP MDT – Thursday
Dr Kathryn Lawrence
BSc Hon Radiological Sciences 1995 Guy’s Hospital
MBBS 1998 London
MRCS England 2004
Did radiology specialist training in East Anglia followed by a fellowship in abdominal imaging and intervention at McMaster University Canada. Commenced work as consultant at DCH in October 2010.
Dr Richard Tippett
Diagnostic and Interventional Radiologist
BSc 1996 University College Hospital London
MBBS 1997 St Bartholomew’s Hospital Medical School
MRCS 2002 Royal College of Surgeons Edinburgh
FRCR 2009 Royal College of Radiologists
Having initially undertaken surgical training in Nottingham and specialising in urology, I transferred to radiology training in 2005. I studied diagnostic radiology at UCLH where I subsequently undertook my Interventional Radiology fellowship.
I was appointed to Dorset County Hospital in 2011.
Interventional Radiology – DCH offers a wide range of IR, including vascular, hepatobiliary, urological and renal access work; whilst supporting all the acute services with emergency IR procedures.
I help organise a yearly IR training course for junior doctors.
I am lead radiologist for Urology. I trained at the premier hospital with regards prostate imaging, and have redesigned the prostate cancer diagnostic pathway; I sit on local and regional groups detailed with its delivery.
New/pioneering treatments introduced
New prostate cancer diagnostic pathway
Advocate for drug-eluting technologies in the treatment of peripheral vascular disease – sponsored speaker at local and national meetings.
Monday pm pre-admission clinic.
01305 254131 (xray department reception)
Key members of the team
Interventional Radiology Cons – Dr Rob Ward
Radiology sister – Nicky Perkins (Ext 5276)
Radiology secretary – Lindsey Bishop (Ext 4445)
We perform a wide range of interventional radiology on both inpatients and outpatients. Please see Radiology department information.
I am passionate about prostate cancer care, and have given talks to local prostate cancer care groups as well as raising money for Prostate Cancer UK.
Dr Peter Taylor
MBBS, July 1983 St Mary’s
MRCP, November 1986
FRCR, April 1991
Radiology Training: Plymouth and Leeds
DCH Consultant 1994 to present
General radiologist with particular interest in CT and MRI and general ultrasound, musculoskeletal radiology, all branches of oncology particularly chest and gynae.
Dr Ali M Tabrez
MD (Radiology) – India1995
Did speciality Radiology training in JN Medical College, India followed by Registry in G.B.PANT Hospital, Delhi. Consultant in DCH since June 2014.
General radiology particularly CT, MRI and USG.
One stop neck lump clinic in ENT Department every Wednesday afternoon.
Dr Nicholas Smith
BM (Southampton) 1978
FRCS (Edinburgh) 1983
In 1984 after training in general surgery I changed my career pathway into radiology, joining the West Midlands training scheme. In 1990 I was appointed as a West Dorset Consultant Radiologist at the time the first CT scanner was installed in the area.
Dr Doreen Cox
Breast radiology with a sub-specialist interest in breast MRI
Dr Akos Jaray
Cross sectional imaging
Contrast enhanced ultrasound
Dr Abdur Raheem
Fellow Royal College of Radiologists
Fellow College of Physicians and Surgeons Pakistan
Trained in Shifa International Hospital, Islamabad- Pakistan (2009-2013)
Five years of experience as general radiologist in Pakistan and Middle East and then joined Dorset County Hospital in March 2019
Musculoskeletal and Head and Neck Imaging
Imaging Department- South Wing
9am to 5pm