David Orr

Dr Orr

Job Title: Consultant Microbiologist. Lead for Andrology and Virology

Department: Microbiology

Telephone Number: 01772 522113

Primary Medical Qualification: MB BCH BaO

Other Qualifications: MRCP FRCPATH

Year of Registration: 1998

GMC Number: 4409476

Career History: Trained and developed experience across a range of medical specialties before specialising in microbiology. After passing MRCP exams and completing three years as a Senior House Officer, was appointed Specialist Registrar in Infectious Diseases and General Medicine (combined). Joined Manchester Microbiology Training Programme (2003). Joined Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust in 2007, and was appointed Director of Infection Prevention and Control (2010-present) 

Specialist Areas: Microbiologist

Specialist Interests: Virology; infection control

Research Interests: Antimicrobial resistance; new infection control strategies and their impact

Languages Spoken: English

Awards and Prizes: Young Investigator Award, Federation of Infection Societies (8th Conference); Young Investigator Award, Federation of Infection Societies (11th Conference); Amgen Medal, Manchester Medical Society (section of pathology) trainee’s prize for research

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