Mr Francis Gardner: Obstetrics and gynaecology
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Mr Francis Gardner

Obstetrics and gynaecology

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Specialises in

  • Gynaecological oncology

About me

Mr Gardner brings over twenty-five years of experience to his practice and is a former Clinical Director. He has expertise in both benign gynaecology and gynaecological oncology. He is subspeciliast trained in gynaecological oncology as well as having advanced skills in both minimal access laparoscopic surgery and hysteroscopic surgery and colposcopy. He has also expertise in complex benign and gynaecological cancer surgeries and surgery in patients with medical co-morbidities.

Mr Gardner specialises in providing patient focused care for their gynaecological condition.

He is a recognised international speaker in gynaecology being invited to speak in Europe, Scandinavia, the Middle East , America, South Africa and Australia. He is also an internationally recognised expert in awake patient procedures such as hysteroscopic myomectomy and polypectomy and enodometrial ablation. He has won prizes for his work at National and International Meetings including British Gynaecological Cancer Society Scientific Meeting, The North American Menopause Society Meeting, and The Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists World Congress Meeting.

He has research interests including screening patients for cancer and improving patient's outcome from operative procedures with first author publications in journals such as The Lancet, The British Journal of Cancer, Gynaecological Oncology and Climateric.

Areas of interest

Gynaecological oncology; Complex gynaecological cancer surgery; Colposcopy (examination of cervix and vagina); Menstrual dysfunction; Hysteroscopy; Hysteroscopic resection of polyps and fibroids; Endometrial ablation;Screening for gynaecological cancer; Menopause and treatment of vulvovaginal atrophy; Minimal access laparoscopic surgery including endometriosis;

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Procedures completed

  • Q3800

    Laparoscopy and therapeutic procedures (including laser, diathermy and destruction e.g. endometriosis, adhesiolysis, tubal and ovarian surgery, +/-ureterolysis) - (5-50)

    Spire Portsmouth Hospital (1-5)

  • Q2020

    Endometrial biopsy or aspiration - (1-5)

    Spire Portsmouth Hospital (1-5)

  • Q1802

    Hysteroscopy with resection of fibroids +/- insertion of Mirena coil - (1-5)

    Spire Portsmouth Hospital (1-5)

  • P2730

    Colposcopy (+/- biopsy, polypectomy or vulvoscopy) - (1-5)

    Spire Portsmouth Hospital (1-5)

  • Q1800

    Hysteroscopy (including biopsy, dilatation, +/- cauterisation, curettage and resection of polyp(s) +/- Mirena coil insertion) - (1-5)

  • Q0230

    Cauterisation of lesion of cervix uteri (+/- loop diathermy, colposcopy or polypectomy) - (1-5)

    Spire Portsmouth Hospital (1-5)

  • Q4400

    Ovarian cystectomy +/- omental biopsy (as sole procedure and including bilateral) - (1-5)

    Spire Portsmouth Hospital (1-5)

  • Q0880

    Hysterectomy with excision / biopsy and/or removal of omentum and uterine adnexa for ovarian malignancy +/- ureterolysis - (1-5)

    Spire Portsmouth Hospital (1-5)

  • Q1280

    Introduction of a mirena coil - (1-5)

    Spire Portsmouth Hospital (1-5)

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