Mr Richard Assassa: Obstetrics and gynaecology
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Mr Richard Assassa

Phil Assassa

Obstetrics and gynaecology

 

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Specialises in

  • Gynaecology
  • Sexual and reproductive healthcare
  • Urogynaecology

About me

Mr Assassa has over 16 years experience as a Consultant in Gynaecology and is a specialist in Urogynaecology (problems with Bladder control, continence and Vaginal Prolapse). He has pioneered New Surgical and none-surgical therapies for continence. Often making treatment quicker, more confortable and with a shorter recovery time.

Mr Assassa represents the Royal College of Obstetrics and Gynaecologists in helping NICE (The National Institute of Clinical Excelence) review new surgical techniques in Urogynaecology.

Mr Assassa has been the Chair of Clinical Audit for the British Society of Urogynaecology and still works on the committee. He regularly audits his work and the results are among the best in the country for low complications, high success rates and high patient satisfaction.

Mr Assassa has been the Chair of the Bladder and Bowel Foundation the largest national charity for continence problems. This is the charity which advertises on TV encouraging people to seek help for continence problems.

Mr Assassa is also the national and international surgical trainer for a number of surgical companies. He regularly trains consultants from all over the world in new surgical techniques.

Areas of interest

Gynaecology; Urogynaecology; Incontinence (urine / faeces); Prolapse surgery; Hysteroscopic surgery; Laparoscopic procedures ('keyhole surgery'); Vulval disorders; Genitalia - external; Hormone replacement therapy (HRT); Pelvis; Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS / PCO); Reconstructive genital surgery; Bladder; Gynaecological infections; Benign gynaecology; Endometrial ablation; Menstrual disorders (menorrhagia); Pelvic prolapse; Community gynaecology; Vaginal reconstructive surgery; Hysterectomy; Pre - menstual tension; Cosmetic gynaecology; Fibroids; Genital dermatology; Pelvic floor surgery; Vaginal surgery; Bladder syndromes; Endometriosis; Menopause management; Pelvic disorders including gynaecological pain: urodynamics: cystocele: rectocele: uterine prolapse: stress incontinence; urge incontinence; bladder overactivity

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  • BMI Secretaries
  • Birkby Hall Road Huddersfield HD2 2BL
  • 01484 533131
  • Joanne Leedale
  • Spire Elland Hospital Elland Lane Elland HX5 9EB
  • 01924 410610

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