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Expert in Childbirth, Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Minimal Access Surgery

Expert ID: 728670 United Kingdom

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Expert was appointed to his current post as consultant in obstetrics and gynaecology in July 1984. His position is as a general consultant in obstetrics and gynaecology. Northampton is a busy district general hospital with all the major specialities. He is responsible for 500 obstetric patients and approximately 1,000 gynaecological operations per year. He continues to manage a full obstetric and gynaecological workload in addition to managerial and academic responsibilities.

Expert's major interest over the last fifteen years has been the development of advanced endoscopic surgical techniques. He now has a national and international reputation in these techniques. Expert is an active member of several endoscopic surgical societies, and has served on the committee of the British Gynaecological Endoscopy Society. He has run numerous endoscopic training workshops, in the UK and abroad. He has been an accredited laparoscopic preceptor of the RCOG. He was awarded a "C" merit award in 1995.

Over the last 25 years Expert has developed a successful medico-legal practice advising clients, and giving evidence in courts around the world. In addition to the UK he has acted in Ireland, Kuwait, Australia, Singapore and Hong Kong.

NHS consultant in Obstetrics and Gynaecology for 27 years


Year Degree Subject Institution
Year: 1989 Degree: FRCOG Subject: Obstetrics and Gynaecology Institution: RCOG
Year: 1983 Degree: DM Subject: Placental endocrinology Institution: University of Nottingham
Year: 1976 Degree: MRCOG Subject: Obstetrics and Gynaecology Institution: RCOG
Year: 1970 Degree: MB BS Subject: Medicine Institution: University of London

Work History

Years Employer Title Department Responsibilities
Years: 1984 to Present Employer: Undisclosed Title: Consultant Department: Obstetrics and Gynaecology Responsibilities: Expert has responsibility for the care of Obstetric and Gynaecological patients.

International Experience

Years Country / Region Summary
Years: 1977 to 1978 Country / Region: Australia Summary: Consultant in Private Obstetric and Gynaecological practice
Years: 1976 to 1977 Country / Region: Cyprus Summary: Obstetrician and Gynaecologist with the RAF at Akrotiri

Career Accomplishments

Associations / Societies
Professional Appointments
District Speciality Tutor in Obstetrics & Gynaecology; Member of the RMI Project team at Northampton; Member of the Northampton Medical Advisory Committee; Chairman of the Medical Advisory Committee at the Three Shires Hospital; Director of St Matthews Private Hospital; Chairman of the GP maternity liaison group; Clinical Director Dept of Obstetrics and Gynaecology; Visiting Professor: Cranfield University
Clinical Lead for Research and Development; National or Regional College Adviser to the Oxford Region; Chairman of the Regional Speciality Training Group; Chairman of the Regional Obstetric Computer Group; Council Member of the BMOGS; Secretary of Nuffield Obstetrics and Gynaecological Society; President of Nuffield Obstetrics and Gynaecological Society; Elected Member of Clinical and Medical Directors Subcommittee of BMA; Trustee of the charity “Baby Lifeline” International; Member of the Editorial board of “Endoscopic Review” (Journal of the Slovenian Society of Endoscopic Surgery).
Publications and Patents Summary
He has 33 Peer reviewed preaenationa nad 24 Peer reviewed publications

Additional Experience

Expert Witness Experience
Expert has 25 years of giving expert evidence. This involves report writing for both claimants and defendants. I have given evidence in court on many occasions.
Training / Seminars
As a Trustee of the charity "Baby Lifeline" we run training courses for lawyers.
Marketing Experience
I have been a director of a private hospital and am currently a trustee of a medical charity. Within the NHS I have been a clinical director and clinical lead for research and development.

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