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Prof Peter O'Donovan - Gynaecology

Professor Peter O'Donovan is a Gynaecologist in Yorkshire with a special interest in Gynaecological Oncology

Clinical interests

General gynaecology including heavy periods; irregular bleeding; fibroids; endometriosis; pelvic pain; prolapse; hysterectomy. Abnormal smears; HPV vaccination; vulval disorders; Endometrial ablation; Laparoscopic procedures ("keyhole surgery"); Vaginal reconstructive surgery.


Academic background

• MBBCH BAO National University Of Ireland - 1978

• FRCS Royal College of Surgeons, England - 1982

• FRCOG Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists - 1998

• Training in intermediate and advanced colposcopy BSCCP - 2014

• Intermediate & Advanced Operative Hysteroscopy BSGE - 2004

Research interests
Professor of Medical Innovation (University of Bradford (2003-Date)
External Examiner University of Birmingham - MD Thesis
Ambulatory Gynaecology Surgery
Hysteroscopic surgery
New medical treatment for fibroids and polyps
Director ESGE (European Society of Gynaecological endoscopy)
Board Member - International Society of Gynaecological Endoscopy -ISGE

Editor of 5 books on hysteroscopy; conservative surgery for abdominal bleeding , NEW developments in gynaecological surgery.
Surgery for menorrhagia
NEW treatments for fibroids
Member Editorial Board - Candian Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology
Best Practice in Obstetrics
New Developments in Obstetrics

Awards received
Victor Bonney Lecturer - RCOG
Sir Alec Turnbull Lecturer - BSGE
Bernard Baron Travelling Fellowship - RCOG


Professional Memberships

• President European Society of Gynaecological Endoscopy - 2016

• Director European Society of Gynaecological Endoscopy - 2017

• Board Member British Society Gynaecological Endoscopy - 2016

Affiliations / Memberships
British Medical Association
Medical Protection Society
British Society of Gynecological Endoscopy
European Society of Gynecological Endoscopy


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