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Last updated: 30 Apr 2020
- Reproductive medicine
- Sexual and reproductive healthcare
I am a skilled gynaecologist with more than 20 years experience. Alongside my clinical focus I have a strong academic career, with close involvement in training within my practice.
I specialise in the diagnosis and treatment of common general gynaecological problems with a particular interest in using ultrasound as part of the clinical assessment, especially where the case involves an early pregnancy concern, pelvic pain, the possibility of an ovarian cyst or bleeding problems.
This gives the ability to provide a 'one stop' approach in many cases.
I aim to be honest, empathic, sensitive and safe. I will offer or advise treatment where necessary but will equally reassure women where no treatment is needed.
I have authored or coauthored more than 30 published scientific papers, two books and have contributed invited chapters to multiple other texts.
Areas of interest
Pelvic disorders including gynaecological pain;
Menstrual disorders (menorrhagia);
Early pregnancy problems (bleeding and pain in early pregnancy, miscarriage, ectopic pregnancy);
- Marlene Annon
- Westminster Wing Chelsea & Westminster Hospital 369 Fulham Road London SW10 9NH
- 07774 272441
Anaesthetists worked with
- Dr Malgosia Albin Not Fee Assured
- Dr Daryl Dob Not Fee Assured
Current NHS consultant posts held
Consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist at Chelsea and Westminster Hospital
Lead Clinician for the Early Pregnancy Unit
College Tutor (supervisor of postgraduate trainees in Obstetrics and Gynaecology)
Diagnosis and Prediction of Miscarriage
Clinical Excellence Award
Regular invited lecturer at Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists
Regular speaker at International Society of Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynaecology (ISUOG)
Accurate prediction of pregnancy viability by means of a simple scoring system. Bottomley C, et al. Hum Reprod. 2013
When is a pregnancy nonviable and what criteria should be used to define miscarriage? Bourne T, Bottomley C.
Fertil Steril. 2012
Diagnosing miscarriage. Bottomley C, Bourne T. Best Pract Res Clin Obstet Gynaecol. 2009
Diagnosis and management of ovarian cyst accidents. Bottomley C, Bourne T. Best Pract Res Clin Obstet Gynaecol. 2009
Courses offered to GPs
Regular meetings and seminars with GPs around gynaecology case histories and updates on clinical care.
- MB BChir Trinity College, University of Cambridge 1994
- MRCOG Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists 2000
- MD St Georges, University of London 2015
Reference number 4127651
Professional bodies (positions held - last 3 yrs)
- Medical Advisor Ectopic Pregnancy Trust 2013
- Chair Scientific Meeting of the Association of Early Pregnancy Units 2015
Details of entry to specialist register
- Obstetrics and Gynaecology, 2009
Affiliations / memberships
Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists
International Society of Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynaecology
Association of Early Pregnancy Units
- Chelsea & Westminster Hospital, SW10 9NH
- 17:00 - 21:00
- 07774 272441
- Lister Hospital, SW1W 8RH
- 09:00 - 18:00
- 07774 272441
Post treatment communication
Following treatment of a Bupa member, I will communicate with GPs in line with Department of Health, GMC and appropriate professional bodies guidelines.
In the event of an urgent query following treatment, Bupa members should use the following contact details
Miss Bottomley (emergency contact number)