Enquiries: 01305 251150


Updated 18 February 2021


Dr Richard Karim


MBBS (2005)
FRCPath (2016)

My specialist haematology training was undertaken in South Wales which provided an excellent basis of general haematology. After a short term locum as Consultant Haematologist in University Hospital Wales, I moved to Dorset County Hospital and took a substantive post.

Special interests
Malignant haematology including: Lymphoma, CLL, Myeloma and plasma cell dyscrasias, Myelodysplastic syndrome.
General Haematology including: Unexplained anaemia, ITP and Autoimmune haemolytic anaemia.
General coagulation and thrombosis diagnostic and management.

New treatments introduced
Promoting national clinical trials to improve our understanding of haematological disorders and the management of them.

General Outpatient clinic at the Robert White Centre
Monday: 8.30am to 12.30pm
Thursday: 8.30am to 12.30pm

Bone marrow clinic at Fortuneswell unit
Tuesday 9am to 11am 

Secretaries: Sharon Gray (01305254361) and Claire Andrews (01305255841)

Key members of the team
Specialist Nurses
Sarah Attfield (01305255272)
Lucy Netherway (01305253742)

Additional information
Private referrals: Winterbourne Haematology Unit
Private secretary: Claire Andrews (01305255841) Claire.andrews@dchft.nhs.uk


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