Dooley Michael

Mr Michael Dooley


Consultant Gynaecologist

  • Gynaecology


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    Mr Michael Dooley is a Consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist at Dorset County Hospital and a Fellow of the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists. He qualified from the University of London and then gained clinical and research experience in London, Oxford and Southern Ireland. His special interest is in reproductive endocrinology and he has particular expertise in infertility, menopause and premenstrual syndrome.

    Mr Dooley has always been interested in a holistic, integrated team approach to patient care and he employs this strategy to maximize the chances of a positive outcome to any fertility treatment. Stress management, acupuncture and nutrition as well as other complementary therapies are combined with conventional IVF and assisted conception techniques to offer a tailored approach to the couple’s care.

    Due to his work Mr Dooley has recently been appointed Foundation Fellow for the Prince’s Foundation for Integrated Health and is leading a tour to China at the end of the year to look at an integrated approach to healthcare in China. He has a special interest in sports gynaecology and has attended two Olympic games. He is also sole author of ‘Fit for Fertility’ which gives comprehensive advice on overcoming infertility and preparing for pregnancy. He is also developing a ‘Fit for Fertility’ programme.

    Mr Dooley has established The Poundbury Clinic in Dorchester as a centre of excellence providing an integrated approach to women’s health including fertility, menopause, osteoporosis, reproductive endocrinology, sports gynaecology, endometriosis, and polycystic ovarian syndrome.

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    Infertility, menopause, endometriosis, premenstrual syndrome, pelvic pain. Sport gynaecology, integrated gynaecology, fibroids

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