Mr Michael Dooley: Obstetrics and gynaecology

Mr Michael Dooley

Obstetrics and gynaecology


  • Fee assured

About me

Mr Dooley trained in London, Oxford and Southern Ireland and did his research on reproductive hormones and infertility. He is a Fellow of the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists and has been a NHS Consultant in Gynaecology for over 23 years. Mr Dooley provides an integrated patient centered approach to women’s healthcare, offering the most appropriate evidence-based choice of conventional and complimentary treatments to address the patient’s wishes, beliefs and needs.

Mr Dooley has been involved with the management of infertility and IVF for over 25 years and is Medical Director of Poundbury Fertility at King Edward VII’s Hospital (see under services). Other Consultants who work in this unit, include, Mr Alfred Cutner, Mr Michael Savvas and Mr Davor Jurkovic. This service provides a full infertility service and satellite IVF is done mainly working with The Lister Fertility Clinic in London.

Other areas of interest include, menopause, period problems, irregular periods, pre-menstrual syndrome (PMS) and polycystic ovaries (PCOS). He also manages pelvic pain and endometriosis and works in very close association with Mr Alfred Cutner for high level laparoscopic surgery. One of his other interests is gynaecological problems associated with women and sport. Mr Dooley has attended 3 Olympic Games and was Director of Sports Medicine and Science for the British Equestrian Federation for 8 years. He was lead gynaecologist at London 2012 Olympics. He has now been appointed to an International Olympic Committee on exercise and pregnancy.

Mr Dooley also runs education programmes for health professionals, complementary practitioners and patients on reproductive health.

Areas of interest

Infertility, menopause, period problems and irregular periods, pre-menstrual syndrome, pelvic pain, endometriosis, Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome, gynaecological problems associated with sports women, Integrated women’s healthcare.

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Procedures completed

  • Q1700

    Therapeutic hysteroscopic operations on uterus (including endometrial ablation excluding microwave or radiofrequency ablation) - (5-50)


  • Q1800

    Hysteroscopy (including biopsy, dilatation, +/- cauterisation, curettage and resection of polyp(s) +/- Mirena coil insertion) - (5-50)


  • Q1280

    Introduction of a mirena coil - (1-5)


  • Q0230

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

  • Q1802

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


  • Q1701

    Laparoscopic excision of endometriosis, +/-ureterolysis - (1-5)


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