Mr Tim Hookway: Obstetrics and gynaecology
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Mr Tim Hookway

Obstetrics and gynaecology

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About me

I am a consultant obstetrician and gynaecologist in Plymouth with a special interest in laparoscopic (keyhole) surgery, especially in the management of pelvic pain and endometriosis. A laparoscopic approach to surgery has many benefits, including less post operative pain, a faster recovery and return to normal life, and smaller incisions.

Alongside laparoscopic surgery, I have an interest in hysteroscopy (a technique using a camera to visualise the inside of a womb) and hysteroscopy surgery to remove endometrial polyps and fibroids, which may contribute to menstrual problems and abnormal bleeding. Additionally I am an accredited colposcopist, with the skills and experience to advise and manage an abnormal smear test.

In all cases, I offer a personalised approach – all advice and treatment can be tailored to a woman’s individual needs, wishes and circumstances.

Areas of interest

endometriosis; laparoscopic surgery; hysteroscopy; hysteroscopic surgery; pelvic pain; laparoscopic hysterectomy; period problems; painful sex; menstrual disorders; abnormal bleeding; menopause; advanced laparoscopic surgery; colposcopy

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Procedures completed

  • Q1800

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

    Nuffield Health Plymouth Hospital (1-5)

  • Q0790

    Laparoscopic total hysterectomy (+/- oophorectomy) +/- ureterolysis - (1-5)

    Nuffield Health Plymouth Hospital (1-5)

  • Q1701

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

  • Q1703

    Impedance controlled bipolar radiofrequency ablation for menorrhagia (including hysteroscopy) - (1-5)

    Nuffield Health Plymouth Hospital (1-5)

  • Q1700

    Therapeutic hysteroscopic operations on uterus (including endometrial ablation excluding microwave or radiofrequency ablation) +/- Mirena coil insertion - (1-5)

    Nuffield Health Plymouth Hospital (1-5)

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