Every patient at Puddletown Surgery is allocated a named GP.  If you don't know who this is, you can find out by asking at Reception.  If you wish to change your named GP, simply let the Receptionist know and this will be changed for you


Dr Chris Burnham

ChrisMB BS MRCGP PGCE Registered London 1999

I qualified from St. George’s Hospital Medical School, London, in 1998. I then worked at various hospitals in the South of England before completing my GP training in Dorchester.

I joined Puddletown Surgery in 2004 and became a GP Trainer in 2012.

Like many others I enjoy travelling to  far flung places around the world, and have previously worked in Namibia as an expedition doctor.

I am also a member of Festival Medical Services and have enjoyed being part of the team providing medical cover at Glastonbury since 2003. 

I thoroughly enjoy working in Puddletown Surgery, where our aim is to offer a friendly and convenient service for all our patients.

Dr Jonathan Bond


After finishing at Southampton University in 2001 I moved to Dorchester and worked in the hospital, first doing house jobs and then GP training. 

I finished my GP training at Maiden Newton and Beaminster Surgeries in 2006. Since then I have been gaining experience working all over the county as a locum GP.

Outside of work I live with my wife, who is also a GP, our two sons and cat in the Piddle Valley.

Together with my wife I love walking, particularly around our beautiful countryside, and in more mountainous areas such as the Alps. Travelling is also a passion and I have travelled extensively in North America, South- East Asia and Africa.

Dr Julia Griffiths (f)

MBBS BSc (Hons) DRCOG Registered 2001

Dr Julia Griffiths qualified from the Royal Free Hospital School of Medicine in 1997, where she also did an intercalated degree in Molecular Medicine. 

She obtained the Diploma from the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists whilst working as GP registrar at the Cornwall road medical Practice in Dorchester. 

She completed her GP training in 2001 then spent 2 years working as a medical officer at the Joseph Weld Hospice in Dorchester. Julia has enjoyed working in General Practice in Dorset since then, as a salaried GP and also as a GP locum. 

She has maintained an interest in Palliative Care and Women's Health over that time. Julia's husband is a GP in Dorchester and they live locally with their two sons and assorted pets!

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