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Adam Rosenthal qualified from St. Mary’s Hospital Medical School, London, in 1992 and undertook general Obstetrics and Gynaecology training, working at various hospitals, including St. Mary’s, Queen Charlotte’s, the Hammersmith, and Chelsea and Westminster.
In 1999, he completed three years’ research at St. Bartholomew’s, leading to a PhD in the molecular biology of vulval cancer. In 2008, he completed three years' subspecialty training in gynaecological oncology and minimal access surgery at University College Hospital (UCH). He is now a Consultant Gynaecologist at UCH, where he leads the Colposcopy and cervical screening service.
His clinical interests are laparoscopic and open gynaecological surgery, colposcopy, gynaecological cancer screening, vulval diseases and inherited gynaecological cancers. He is the Clinical Lead of the UK Familial Ovarian Cancer Screening Study (UKFOCSS), the world's largest trial of ovarian cancer screening in women at increased risk of the disease.
He has published extensively on ovarian cancer screening and the molecular biology of gynaecological cancer, in journals including the Lancet, the Journal of Clinical Oncology and the British Journal of Cancer. He has sat on the UK Cancer Genetics Group Steering Committee and is a medical advisor to Ovacome and the Eve Appeal charities. He is frequently invited to give lectures to the public and fellow professionals at national and international conferences. He is co-applicant on a number of grants from Cancer Research UK, NHS Research and Development, the Eve Appeal and the BUPA Foundation.
Areas of interest
Menstrual disorders (menorrhagia); Colposcopy (examination of cervix and vagina); Gynaecological oncology; Minimal access / invasive surgery; Hysterectomy (laparoscopic or open); Ovarian cysts; Inherited gynaecological cancers; Screening for gynaecological cancers; Vulval disorders; BRCA1; BRCA2; Lynch Syndrome; Postmenopausal bleeding
Current NHS consultant posts held
Consultant Gynaecologist, University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Gynaecological cancer, Cancer screening, Inherited cancer, Colposcopy, Vulval diseases
Music, Theatre, Cinema, Reading fiction
Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists Edgar-Gentilli Prize (twice), Multiple best poster and best oral presentation awards at various post-graduate medical meetings including the British Gynaecological Cancer Society.
Medical: Lancet, Lancet Oncology, Journal of Clinical Oncology, British Journal of Cancer
Daily mail, Ovacome Newsletter
Courses offered to GPs
Inherited gynaecological cancers, ovarian cancer screening, cervical screening and colposcopy
- BSc (Hons) University of London 1991
- MB BS University of London 1992
- MRCOG Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists 2002
- PhD University of London 2004
- Colposcopy Accreditation British Society for Colposcopy and Cervical Pathology 2006
- Completion of Specialist Training in Obstetrics and Gynaecology GMC 2009
- Completion of Specialist Training in Gynaecological Oncology GMC 2009
- FRCOG Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists 2016
- Vulval disease St. Bartholomew's Hospital 1997
Details of entry to specialist register
- Adam Rosenthal, CCT Obstetrics and Gynaecology and Gynaecological Oncology, 2009
Affiliations / memberships
Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists
British Society for Colposcopy and Cervical Pathology
British Gynaecological Cancer Society
European Society of Gynaecological Oncologists
British Society for the Study of Vulval Diseases
UK Cancer Genetic Group
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Post treatment communication
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