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Doctors

Dr Mark OrtonDr Mark Orton

BM, DRCOG, DCH, DPD, MRCGP. Partner Mark originally graduated from the British School of Osteopathy in 1986 where he developed an interest in Medicine. He graduated from Southampton University in 1992 and worked in Southampton, Portsmouth and Bournemouth hospitals before undertaking regular General Practice locum work in a variety of practices. He joined the Brockenhurst and Sway Partnership in 1999. Having originally grown up and attended school in this area, it was a move back home. He lives with his family in Lymington and his main interests are good food, wine and Cricket. Mark is the practice lead for Information Governance, is a GP Trainer and has a particular interest in Dermatology.

Dr Ian FitzsimmonsDr Ian Fitzsimmons
MBchB MRCP MRCPCH DRCOG MRCGP Partner Originally from Nottingham. Ian attended Leeds University and completed training as a Paediatrician, primarily in the Yorkshire region. General Practice Training followed in 2000 before becoming a Partner in Sway & Brockenhurst. Louise, Ian and their four children, enjoy taking full advantage of the myriad of leisure opportunities in the New Forest and Coastline. Within the Partnership lead responsibility for Child Health and Chronic Vascular Disease including Diabetes, in addition personal interest in Primary Care Research.
Dr Matthew Davies

BM nMRCGP  IMG_0930Dr Matthew Davies is well known to the practice, having worked as a GP registrar some years previously, and more recently as a locum doctor. Mat lives on a small holding in Lyndhurst and his passion with his long suffering wife Charlotte is renovating the property, when the demands of a GP partner permits. He owns new forest ponies and is a keen rural supporter of the area. For his sins he is an avid rugby fan, supporting Wales being of welsh descent. As well as being an excellent all round GP, he has a special interest in ENT.

Dr Melissa Carrell

MRCGP DRCOG MB BS BSc  IMG_3234Melissa studied medicine at St Bartholomew's Hospital, London graduating in 1996. She has since worked in a number of hospital disciplines including obstetrics and gynaecology and then undertook GP training in Dorset. Melissa was brought up in the New Forest and returned to the local area in 2005. Married with 3 young children, Melissa balances an active professional career with family life and a passion for sailing and the outdoors. She has special interests in women's health, diabetes and palliative care.

Dr Charlotte Holdsworth (Registrar)

MA (Oxon), MBBS    Originally from Milford on Sea, Charlotte attended Priestlands school and Brockenhurst college before being accepted to Oxford University to study medicine where she graduated with a BA (Hons) in Medical Sciences in 2011 (later receiving an MA in 2015).  She completed her clinical education at Imperial College London in 2014.  After qualifying she spent two months training in expedition medicine in Belize, and has since worked at Southampton General, The Princess Anne and Lymington New Forest hospital.  When she is not working, Charlotte enjoys long walks on the beach with her dog, discovering new recipes/restaurants and occasional horse-riding.

Dr Michele De-Filippo (Registrar) (m)

MBBS   Originally from Udine, Italy, Michele studied Medicine at the University of Udine graduating in 2013.  The following year he moved to the U.K. and started working at St Mary's Hospital on the Isle of Wight.  After completing the foundation programme, he moved to Bristol, working in different medical specialities at Southmead Hospital.  In 2017 he started the GP training and he has been working at Southampton General Hospital and at the Western Community Hospital.  In his spare time, Michele enjoys practicing sports and travelling.

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