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Ear, Nose and Throat

Updated 18 February 2021


Mr Richard Sim (Otolaryngologist Head and Neck Surgeon)

FRCS (ORL-HNS), London, 2005
MD, Birmingham, 2002
MRCS, London, 1999
MB ChB, Birmingham, 1994

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. I was accepted onto the southwest 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 Dorset County in 2008.

Special interests
I cover all aspects of ENT surgery and undertake the parotid, submandibular and thyroid surgery in the hospital

Monday – alternate Yeovil District Hopsital
Tuesday morning – Dorset County (alternating adult and paediatric clinic)
Wednesday morning (alternate) – adult clinic
Wednesday afternoon – neck lump clinic with ultrasound scan
Thursday alternate  – Weymouth Community Hospital

01305 254205

Key members of the team
Jayne Hanson runs a specialist nurse clinic providing skin-prick allergy testing in conjunction with the rhinology clinic and a microsuction service for ongoing care of patients referred by the medical staff.
Sue Trim runs a nurse specialist laryngectomy and voice restoration clinic.


Mr Andrew Lale (ENT and Facial Plastic Surgery)

First Class Honours Degree Medical Biochemistry, B’ham, 1997
MB ChB, B’ham, 1990
FRCS (Eng), 1996
FRCS (OTO), 1997
FRCS (ORL-HNS), 2003
ENT training: Senior House Officer, Addenbrookes, Cambridge. Specialist Registrar training on the Oxford rotation, most time spent at Oxford and Reading

Fully trained during my six years as a Specialist Registrar (Oxford) in all aspects of general ear, nose and throat diseases
​Further specialist training in nose and sinus surgery and facial plastic surgery in Oxford, Reading and East Coast USA

Special interests
Nose and sinus surgery
Reconstructive nasal surgery
Nasal allergy
Swallowing disorders
Epiphora-endoscopic DCR
Skin lesions of head, neck and face, including flaps and reconstruction

New treatments introduced
Endoscopic approach to staple pharyngeal pouches
Extended endoscopic sinus surgery
One-stop rhinology/nasal allergy clinic

DCH, Thursday, AM
Yeatman, Sherborne, Tuesday PM
Bridport, Monday PM
Yeovil, Tuesday, AM

Key members of the team
Nurse practitioners in Dorchester and Yeovil work with me in my rhinology/nasal allergy clinic
Elderly care clinic, Sherborne 1 st Friday of the month
Monthly Young Stroke Clinic (alternates with Dr Williams)

01305 253167 (secretary)


Mr Michail Chatzimichalis (Consultant Otorhinolaryngologist Head and Neck Surgeon)

Batchelor of Medicine, Medical School at University of Patras Greece 1998
Title of Otolaryngologist, University of Athens Greece 2008
PhD, University of Athens Greece 2013

Originally from Greece, I graduated from Medical School at University of Patras Greece and completed training in Otolaryngology in Athens.

I spent three years in ENT department of the University Hospital in Zurich in Switzerland working as a clinical fellow in Otology with Professor Alex Huber.

In November 2011, I was appointed as a Senior Clinical Fellow in St. Mary's Hospital in London, working with Professor Anthony Narula.

I sub-specialized further by doing the Otology and Hearing Implants Fellowship in Cambridge working with Mr Axon.

Along with the clinical training I have a special interest in basic science research in middle ear surgery and laryngeal cancer and completed my PhD degree in 2013.

In November 2013 I was appointed as an ENT Consultant in Dorset County Hospital.

Special interests
Balance disorders
General ENT

I have clinics in Dorchester at Dorset County Hospital on a Thursday (pm), Yeovil on a Tuesday (pm) and Friday (am 2nd and 4th week) and Weymouth on a Thursday (am).

01305 255138

If GPs require advice I may be contacted by email on michail.chatzimichalis@dchft.nhs.uk​ or alternatively I am usually in my office on Tuesday mornings.​


​Mr Glenn Ford


I qualified from Guy’s Hospital in 1980 and then worked as an anatomy lecturer at Guy’s for a year.
I was in the Royal Army Medical Corps for 11 years – a year as a medical officer in Germany, and the rest in ENT.
I trained in St Thomas’ for two years and then Norwich and Great Ormond Street for a year each.
I retired in 2016 and now work in outpatients with clinics four days a week.

Special interests
Ear disease

Wednesdays in Weymouth
Mondays, Thursdays and Fridays in Yeovil

01305 255138 (secretary)
01305 254251 (office)


Mr Bruno Kenway

Otolaryngology (ENT)

BMedSci Nottingham 2000
BMBS Nottingham 2002
FRCS-ORLHNS (On Specialist Register since 2016)
Doctor of Medicine (DM) Nottingham 2016

I qualified from Nottingham University in 2002 and completed Basic Surgical Training  in the Oxford Deanery.

After completing ENT training in East of England Deanery (2015) I was selected for the Otology Fellowship at Addenbrooke's Hospital in Cambridge where I refined a wide range of skills in complex Otology and implantation. After taking a post as a locum ENT consultant in Cambridge I was awarded the prestigious Graham Fraser Fellowship in Sydney, Australia. During this post I developed further expertise in Cochlear Implantation, Bone Anchored Hearing Aids and advanced Otology, including endoscopic techniques.

I returned to the UK as a consultant in Dorset in 2016.

I have published numerous academic papers and contributed chapters to major ENT texts. I completed a higher degree (Doctor Of Medicine) in 2016 which focused on  pitch perception in Cochlear Implantation.

Special interests
I undertake all aspects of ENT surgery but have a special interest in Otology. Aside from my surgical work I have particular focus on hearing loss, tinnitus and balance disorders.

I am a Learning Disability Champion for the ENT department.

Key members of the team
I work closely with our ENT nurse practitioners for whom I act as educational supervisor.