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Mr Anjay Talwar

Qualifications
1995 BSc (Hons) London
1997 MBBS (Hons) London
2009 FRCS General and Colorectal Surgery (Edinburgh)
2010 Master of Surgery (London)

Background
Wessex trainee for basic and higher surgical training
Post CCT fellowship in advanced colorectal and laparoscopic surgery (Basingstoke)

Special interests
Laparoscopic general and colorectal surgery
Rectal and colon cancer surgery
Laparoscopic and open hernia surgery
Upper and lower GI endoscopy

Clinics
Weymouth alternate Tuesdays AM
Dorchester Wednesday PM
Weymouth Thursday PM

Contact
Secretary Suzy Evans 01305 255934 
Email - Anjay.talwar@dchft.nhs.uk

Key members of the team
Julie Lane Colorectal Consultant Nurse 01305 255273
Colorectal Cancer Nursing team 01305 253144 


Mr James Orbell

Qualifications
BM, University of Southampton 1999
FRCS (Gen Surg), Royal College of Surgeons of England 02/2013
MD (Res), University of London, 02/2014

Background
I trained at Southampton Medical School and after house jobs spent a year working in South East Queensland in surgical specialities. Following this I undertook basic surgical training at Dorset County Hospital.

I spent two years in research at St Thomas' Hospital in London and produced a thesis studying the feasibility of quantifying the resolution of deep vein thrombosis with a novel MRI technique.

My higher general surgical training was in the South West Thames region of the London Deanery with a sub-specialty interest in colorectal surgery. I have spent time in specialist laparoscopic, inflammatory bowel disease and pelvic floor units.

Prior to my appointment at Dorset County Hospital, I undertook a Fellowship in colorectal surgery at University College Hospital London with particular training in pelvic floor and anal conditions.

Special interests
Colorectal cancer, pelvic floor

Clinics
Alternate Wednesday afternoons at Weymouth Community Hospital and alternate Friday afternoons at Dorset County Hospital. 

Contact
01305 255604 (Tammie Killoch)

Key members of the team:
Julie Lane Colorectal Consultant Nurse 01305 255273
Jane Curtis Clinical Nurse Specialist Pelvic Floor Dysfunction 01305 254810
Colorectal Cancer Nursing team 01305 253144 



Mr Paul Ng

Qualifications
BSc 1996, University College London
MBBS 1999, Barts and the London
MSc 2004, University College London
MDChB 2009, University College London
FRCS (Eng), General Surgery and Colorectal, 2012

Background
Trained at Barts and the London Medical School, graduated 1999. Specialist training programme in general and colorectal surgery in North East Thames region in London.

Special Interests
Laparoscopic colorectal surgery

Contact
Secretary Suzy Evans 01305 255934 

Key members of the team
Julie Lane Colorectal Consultant Nurse 01305 255273
Colorectal Cancer Nursing team 01305 253144 


Mr Benjamin Stubbs

Qualifications
MBBS (London) 2000
MSc (London) 2005
FRCS (England and Edinburgh) 2012

Background
Mr Stubbs completed his undergraduate medical training at St Bartholomew's and the Royal London Hospital's medical school before accepting a surgical training rotation and obtained his MRCS and CCBST. He continued his surgical training in London and gained further experience at the Royal Marsden Hospital where he developed an interest in the surgical management of cancer.

After a period of research at University College London, where he studied neo-angiogenesis (new vessel growth in cancer cells), he obtained a Masters in Surgical Sciences, gaining a distinction in his understanding of cancer and the environment. He then completed his higher surgical training rotation in London and was awarded Fellowship of the Royal College of Surgeons.

Mr Stubbs gained further experience and developed his sub-specialist interests in laparoscopic surgery and surgical management of bowel cancer and inflammatory bowel disease during a Fellowship at University College London Hospital, before taking up a substantive position as a Consultant at Dorset County Hospital.

He is currently College Tutor to the Royal College of Surgeons of England and sits on the Wessex deanery specialist advisory committee as the higher surgical training representative to Dorset County Hospital. 

Special interests
Colorectal cancer
Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Laparoscopic Surgery
Endoscopy
Benign anorectal conditions (haemorrhoids/fistula/fissure) 

Clinics
Specialist Surgical Outpatient clinic - Dorset County Hospital Main Outpatients - Tuesday afternoons
Rectal Bleeding Clinics - Endoscopy Department (Variable)

Contact
01305 253388 (Alycia Joy)

Key members of the team
Julie Lane Colorectal Consultant Nurse 01305 255273
Colorectal Cancer Nursing team 01305 253144