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​Diagnostic Imaging

Dr Joe Illes

Qualifications
MBBCh, 1981 (Wits)
M MED RAD (D), 1991 (Pretoria Uni)

Background
12 years in independent private practice
Six years in the NHS as Consultant Radiologist 

Special interests
Cross sectional cardiac imaging
Musculoskeletal imaging
Colorectal/Colonography​

Contact
01305 254130

Dr Robert Ward

Qualifications
MB BS (London)
FRCS (Eng)
FRCR

Background
Wessex Radiology SPR rotation followed by Hepatobiliary and Interventional Radiology Fellowship, Southampton. Consultant at DCH since November 2006

Special interests
Hepatobiliary radiology
Fibroid embolisation
Body CT and MRI
Interventional Radiology including vascular and non-vascular

Contact
01305 254449

 

Dr Pavlo Milan

Specialty
Radiology

Qualifications
MB BS, St George’s Hospital, University of London, 1991
MRCP, London, 1995
FRCR (UK), 2000

Special interests
General radiologist with interest in cross-sectional imaging, CT, upper GI radiology

Contact
01305 254996

 

Dr Ajay Varghese

Qualifications:
MBBS, India, 1999
MRCP, UK, 2003
FRCR, UK, 2007

Background:
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.

Contact:
01305 253258

 

Dr Thomas Marsh

Qualifications:
MBChB (Edinburgh) 2005
MA Eng. & Scottish Literature​
FRCR 2010​

Background:
ST training in Northern Deanery, Teeside School of Radiology

Special interests:
Breast radiology
CUP

Clinics:
Poole BSU – Tuesday
One-stop clinics – Thursday pm
Breast MDT – Thursday lunchtime
Breast intervention – Wednesday am
CUP MDT - Thursday​

Contact:
01305 254530

 

Dr Kathryn Lawrence

Qualifications
BSc Hon Radiological Sciences 1995 Guy’s Hospital
MBBS 1998 London
MRCS England 2004
FRCR 2007

Background
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.

Special interests
Abdominal/Colorectal radiology
Gynae oncology

Contact
01305 254887


Dr Richard Tippett

Specialty
Diagnostic and Interventional Radiologist

Qualifications
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

Background
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.

Special interests
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.

Clinics
Monday pm pre-admission clinic.

Contact
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)

Additional information
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

Qualifications
MBBS, July 1983 St Mary's
MRCP, November 1986
FRCR, April 1991
Radiology Training: Plymouth and Leeds
DCH Consultant 1994 to present​

Special interests
General radiologist with particular interest in CT and MRI and general ultrasound, musculoskeletal radiology, all branches of oncology particularly chest and gynae.​

Contact
01305 254434


Dr Ali M Tabrez

Qualifications
MBBS India
MD (Radiology)  -  India1995
FRCR London

Background
Did speciality Radiology training in JN Medical College, India followed by Registry in G.B.PANT Hospital, Delhi. Consultant in DCH since June 2014.

Special interests
General radiology particularly CT, MRI and USG.

​Clinics
One stop neck lump clinic in ENT Department every Wednesday afternoon.​

Contact
01305 254484​


Dr Nicholas Smith

Qualifications
BM (Southampton) 1978​
FRCS (Edinburgh) 1983
FRCR 1988​

Background
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.

Contact
01305 254149

 

Dr Doreen Cox

Qualifications
MBChB  (Bristol)
FRCR​

​Special interests
Breast radiology with a sub-specialist interest in breast MRI

Contact
01305 254516


Dr Akos Jaray

Special Interests
Cross sectional imaging
Ultrasound
Contrast enhanced ultrasound

Contact
01305 254422


Dr Abdur Raheem

Specialty
Diagnostic Imaging

Qualifications
Fellow Royal College of Radiologists
Fellow College of Physicians and Surgeons Pakistan
Trained in Shifa International Hospital, Islamabad- Pakistan (2009-2013)

Background
Five years of experience as general radiologist in Pakistan and Middle East and then joined Dorset County Hospital in March 2019

Special interests
Musculoskeletal and Head and Neck Imaging

Clinics
Imaging Department- South Wing
9am to 5pm 

Contact
01305 254422