I am a Consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist. I have been practising Obstetrics and Gynaecology for over 25 years since my qualification and hold a Master’s Degree in Advanced Gynaecological Endoscopy from the University of Surrey.
I am lead clinician for Minimal Access Gynaecological (keyhole) Surgery. I have introduced new surgical procedures including Total Laparoscopic Hysterectomy and Laparoscopic Resection of Endometriosis.
In my role as obstetric Risk Management lead consultant at Dorset County Hospital, I investigate clinical risks and medical malpractice including root cause analysis of serious untoward incidents, and child death reviews.
I have also provided oral evidence in a coroner’s court. I hold the Cardiff University Bond Solon (CUBS) Expert Witness Certificate in Civil Law. I have acted as an expert in civil cases, both defendant and claimant, the family court and the Coroner’s courts.
My turnaround time is 4 weeks for producing a CPR-compliant full medico-legal report. I teach at the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists including training doctors in laparoscopic / hysteroscopic skills and emergency obstetrics including instrumental deliveries and shoulder dystocia.
I have presented scientific research papers at both national and international meetings, and have published articles in scientific journals in the field of minimal access surgery.
I specialise in the following areas: