Mr Harish Bhandari 06067839

Obstetrics and gynaecology


  • Fee assured

Specialises in

  • Reproductive medicine


  • Video and telephone consultations

About me

Mr Harish Bhandari is a Consultant Gynaecologist and an accredited sub-specialist in Reproductive Medicine and Surgery. He is a full-time NHS Consultant at Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust and holds an Honorary Senior Lecturer post at the University of Leeds.

Please note that Mr Bhandari offers fertility related consultations only at CARE Fertility Leeds. He offers consultations for gynaecology conditions and surgery (gynaecology and reproductive surgery) at Nuffield Hospital, Leeds and Spire Leeds.

Mr Bhandari offers assessment for couples/individuals with fertility problems. He is an expert in all methods of assisted conception including in-vitro fertilization (IVF), intra-cytoplasmic sperm injection (ICSI), in-utero insemination (IUI), ovulation induction (OI), egg donation treatment, fertility treatment using donor sperm and fertility preservation for trans-gender individuals prior to gender transition treatment. Mr Bhandari is the lead for Fertility Preservation for trans-gender individuals at Leeds Fertility.

Mr Bhandari is a confident laparoscopic and hysteroscopic surgeon and specialises in the surgical management of gynaecological conditions affecting fertility such as endometriosis, ovarian cysts, fibroids, tubal disease, endometrial polyps, pelvic and intra-uterine adhesions and uterine septum. He has considerable experience in the management of menstrual disorders including heavy menstrual bleeding, painful periods and pelvic pain.

Mr Bhandari has special clinical and research interests in recurrent miscarriage, recurrent failed IVF treatments and endometrial immunology.

Mr Bhandari is the Chair of the British Fertility Society’s (BFS) “Policy and Practice Subcommittee”. Mr Bhandari is an Associate Editor of International Federation of Fertility Society’s journal ‘Global Reproductive Health’ and he has authored many peer-reviewed publications and book chapters. He is a General Medical Council Associate (PLAB Examiner). He regularly lectures at local, national and international meetings/conferences. He is a BFS recognised Trainer for five special skills certification modules and organises the BFS Reproductive Surgery Masterclass regularly. He was the BFS representative on the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists Subspecialty Committee (2018-2021) and National Casemix Office Expert Working Group (2017-2021). He was the Clinical Governance Lead for benign gynaecology and Leeds Fertility at Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust (2018-2021).

Besides spending time with his family in his free time, he keeps himself fit with various indoor and outdoor pursuits. He enjoys watching cricket and cooking Indian food. In quieter moments he enjoys listening to Indian music.

Areas of interest

Infertility; IVF; ICSI; IUI; Ovulation Induction; Fertility Preservation for Trans-gender individuals; Endometriosis; Ovarian Cysts; Fibroid Uterus; Tubal Disease; Recurrent miscarriage; Recurrent IVF Failure; Heavy periods; Painful periods; Pelvic pain

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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)

    Nuffield Health Leeds Hospital (5-50)

  • Q1800

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

    Nuffield Health Leeds Hospital (5-50)

  • Q1700

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

    Nuffield Health Leeds Hospital (1-5)

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