Mr Harish Bhandari

Obstetrics and gynaecology

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Last updated: 28 Apr 2020

Specialises in

  • Reproductive medicine

About me

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

Mr Bhandari offers a complete service to couples with fertility problems and 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 and fertility preservation.

He 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.

Mr Bhandari is the lead for Fertility Preservation for trans-gender individuals at Leeds Fertility.

He has considerable experience in the management of menstrual disorders including heavy periods, painful periods and pelvic pain.

Apart from assisted conception and reproductive and benign gynaecology surgery, Mr Bhandari has special clinical and research interests in recurrent miscarriage, implantation failure and endometrial immunology.

In addition to his clinical and research interests, he has extensive teaching, training and service development commitments.

Mr Bhandari is an Associate Editor of International Federation of Fertility Society’s journal ‘Global Reproductive Health’ and has authored many peer-reviewed publications and book chapters. He is the British Fertility Society's (BFS) representative on the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG) Sub-specialty Committee and the National Casemix Office Expert Working Group. He is a BFS recognized Trainer for five special skills certification modules and organises BFS Reproductive Surgery Masterclass regularly. He recently relinquished his post as an elected Junior Clinician Member of the BFS Executive Committee and the BFS Training Sub-committee. Mr Bhandari is a General Medical Council Associate as a PLAB Examiner.

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

  • Q1800

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

    Nuffield Health Leeds Hospital (1-5)

  • Q3800

    Laparoscopy and therapeutic procedures (including laser, diathermy and destruction e.g. endometriosis, adhesiolysis, tubal and ovarian surgery, +/-ureterolysis) - (1-5)

    Nuffield Health Leeds Hospital (1-5)

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