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Obstetrics and Gynaecology

Updated 12 April 2021


Mr Mohamed Siddig

DM Debrecen Medical School
MD Specialist Obs & Gynae

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

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

Lesley Langdon 01305 255478


Miss Audrey Ryan (Consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist; Director of Medical Education)

Obs and Gynae

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

I trained in London, the South West and Wessex and was appointed as a consultant in 2008. I became the Director of Medical Education in 2015.

Special interests
Maternal medicine
Perinatal mental health
Medical education

New treatments introduced
I set up the one-site multidisciplinary Pregnancy Diabetes, Health and Wellbeing for women with raised BMI, Mental health and Medical Disorders Antenatal Clinics. Also the post-birth/pre-conception clinic.

Alternate Tuesdays and Thursdays at DCH

Amanda Smith, Secretary, 01305 255532


Miss Beena Dandawate

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

Awarded distinction in biochemistry in 1985 during MBBS
Trained in colposcopy
Cancer Lead for gynaecology in DCH
Colposcopy Lead in DCH
Clinical Lead DCH
Trained in emergency gynaecology and early pregnancy and advanced labour ward management
Trained in Benign gynaecology

Special interests
Emergency gynaecology and early pregnancy 

New treatments introduced
Enhancing recovery for gynaecology patients at DCH

Gynaecology outpatients clinic at DCH on Wednesdays
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
Jennifer Potter- Colposcopy Nurse Specialist

Melissa Barnes, Secretary, 01305 254248


Mr Mamdouh Shoukrey

Obstetrics and Gynaecology

MBBCh (Cairo University)
FRCOG (Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists)
MSc in Obstetrics and Gynaecology (Ain Shams University)
MSc in Advanced Gynaecological Endoscopy (University of Surrey)

Broad experience in obstetrics and gynaecology training overseas and in the East of England
Two year fellowship in Advanced Laparoscopic/Hysteroscopic Surgery at Worcestershire Royal Hospital
Consultant at DCH since 2011
Deputy Director of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Paediatrics and GUM medicine at DCH
Minimal Access Lead Consultant (Keyhole Surgery) at DCH

Special interests
Advanced laparoscopic and hysteroscopic surgery including laparoscopic hysterectomy
Endometriosis and pelvic pain management
Menstrual disorders;
Endometrial ablation (NovaSure, Thermablate) and hysteroscopic resection of fibroids
Emergency Gynaecology and Early Pregnancy

New treatments introduced
Total Laparoscopic Hysterectomy +/- Bilateral Salpingo-oophorectomy
Bipolar Hysteroscopic Resection of Fibroids
Laparoscopic Resection of Endometriosis
Myosure Hysteroscopic polypectomies under local anaesthetic
Thermablate Endometrial Ablation
Laparoscopic Ovarian Cystectomy during pregnancy

Dorchester gynae clinic – Wednesday morning (week 1), Monday morning (week 3), Tuesday afternoon (week 4)

Dorchester antenatal care afternoon clinic – alternate Tuesdays

Dorchester menorrhagia afternoon clinic – Wednesday (week 1), Monday (week 3)

Dorchester Scope Clinic – Wednesday afternoon (week 4)

Dorchester postmenopausal bleeding clinic – Tuesday morning (week 1 and 4)

Lesley Langdon 01305 255478


Miss Suguna Balasundaram​

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​

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 and post-menopausal health
General Gynaecology

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

Key members of team
Diabetic Antenatal team

Lesley Langdon 01305 255478


Mr Hani Shamseldin

Consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist


Advanced training in Obstetrics and Gynaecology overseas and in the UK

Special interests
Minimal invasive Gynaecological Surgery (Laparoscopy & Hysteroscopy)
Emergency gynaecology and early pregnancy complications
Colposcopy and Cervical pathology
High risk pregnancy and advanced labour ward practice
Medical Education

Amanda Smith, Secretary, 01305 255532