Mr Christian Phillips: Consultant Gynaecologist

Mr. Christian Phillips is a consultant obstetrician and gynaecologist. He has a general gynaecology clinic and specialises in urogynaecology and pelvic floor reconstructive surgery. He has particular expertise in laparoscopic "keyhole" treatments for prolapse and other treatments for female urinary incontinence and bladder disorders including recurrent urinary tract infections. He is one of the few consultants currently offering minimal access (keyhole) surgery for prolapse including "uterus preserving" surgery for women with prolapse who wish to retain their uterus.

In addition to his urogynaecology practice, Mr. Phillips also provides a full gynaecological service including endometrial ablation for heavy periods and treatments for conditions including endometriosis, fibroids, period problems and pelvic pain. He has full accreditation in colposcopy for abnormal smears and gynaecological ultrasound.

He has been a consultant at Basingstoke and North Hampshire Hospital since 2004 as been clinical lead for since 2009. He has been chairman of the Southern and Wessex Urogynaecological Society since 2011 and Regional Preceptor for Urogynaecology training since 2008.

He has a keen interest in research and has a DM thesis in urogynaecology. He has published several books and continues to publish his research in peer review journals and has been invited to write and review scientific papers for international journals.

Mr. Phillips is a member of the Research and Development committee for the International Urogynaecology Association (IUGA) and is invited to lecture and teach in many areas of pelvic floor surgery including to the British Society of Urogynaecologists and Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists.

He has been on the faculty of several anatomy and surgical training courses and runs an annual surgical masterclass showing live pelvic floor reconstructive surgery to visiting consultants from around the world.

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