Meet the Team

Michael Eames MD FRCS

Director of Orthoderm

  • Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon specialising in upper limb surgery
  • Extensive experience treating all musculoskeletal and orthopaedic conditions
  • Extensive experience of sports injuries having worked with rugby, GAA, cricket and football teams
  • Employed by the South Eastern Trust (NHS)

Elizabeth McMullen FRCP

Director of Orthoderm

  • General Dermatologist with a special interest in medical dermatology, skin cancer and laser therapy
  • Employed by the South Eastern Trust (NHS)

Lynda Dorman

Physiotherapist

Lynda qualified from the University of Teesside with a honours degree in Physiotherapy in 2006.

Since qualifying, she gained experience within the NHS in Daisy Hill Hospital in Newry, Bangor Community Hospital and the Ulster Hospital Dundonald as well as the private sector within Ballynahinch physiotherapy.

Lynda is constantly learning new skills and has completed postgraduate courses in a number of different techniques, including the Sarah Key Method of back pain. The Sarah Key technique is a new approach to back pain that comes from Australia and is the Prince of Wales’ treatment of choice.

Working with sports teams is one of Lynda’s areas of expertise. She has been the key physiotherapist for Ballynahinch Rugby football club since 2007 and has seen them win a number of cups and titles, including the famous All Ireland cup. A number of her players have moved up to play for the Ulster team. Other teams Lynda has worked with include:

  • Down High Rugby Club
  • Lower Maze Football Club
  • Downshire Football Club

Memberships

  • Member of the Charted Society of Physiotherapy (MCSP)
  • Member of the Health Professionals Council (HPC)
  • Member of physio first (OCPPP)

Paul Butler

Physiotherapist

Paul qualified from Northumbria University in 2008 with a Honours Degree in Physiotherapy.

Since qualifying, Paul has gained valuable experience in a wide variey of specialities within the NHS in Whiteabbey Hospital in Newtownabbey, Bangor Community Hospital and more recently the Ulster Hospital in Dundonald.  He has also had experience within the private sector.

Paul is constantly continuing his learning and has undertaken numerous post graduate courses including Acupuncture as an adjunct to treatment.

Paul has a special interest in sports injuries and has gained extensive experience working with injured players and sports persons at all levels within Gaelic football, rugby, athletics and golf to name a few.  Since 2009 he has been team physiotherapist for Linfield Football Club and has been involved in three consecutive Irish League and Irish Cup doubles.  Other teams Paul has worked with include Glevavon Football Club and the Northern Ireland Ladies Football team.

Memberships

  • Member of the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy (MCSP)
  • Member of Health and Care Professions Council (HPC)
  • Member of Acupuncture Association of Chartered Physiotherapists (AACP)

Andrea Pollock

Manager of Orthoderm

  • Has managed Orthoderm since 2008
  • Extensive patient experience having worked in both the NHS and private sector
  • Manages caseloads of up to 2000 patients per year