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Last updated: 2 Jun 2020
- Reproductive medicine
- Sexual and reproductive healthcare
Carolyn became a Consultant Gynaecologist in 2001having trained in London & Oxford. She specialises in providing an individualised approach, which is based on the latest evidence and uniquely tailored to each patients specific needs.
She has extensive experience of managing menstrual problems such as heavy or irregular bleeding as well as menopausal management and pelvic pain, particularly endometriosis and ovarian cysts. Exploring holistic, medical, surgical and minimal access (keyhole) techniques as management options with her patients, up to and including hysterectomy if required.
Her research interests lie in the field of fertility where she has won many prizes for scientific presentations in the field of fertility and gynaecological ultrasound. Carolyn is an accredited teacher and instructor for the Royal College of Obstetricians & Gynaecologists (RCOG) and the British Fertility Society (BFS) and was instrumental in the creation of the IVF unit at Epsom & St Helier NHS University Trust which she leads. As a reproductive specialist she provides diagnosis, medical and surgical treatment for conditions affecting fertility such as endometriosis, fibroids, uterine abnormalities, tubal factor infertility and evidence based recurrent miscarriage management
She is a trained paediatric and adolescent gynaecologist belonging to British Society for Paediatric & Adolescent Gynaecology and an accredited colposcopist.
Carolyn regularly undertakes pelvic floor prolapse management including surgery and is an accredited colposcopist and vulvoscopist.
Areas of interest
heavy and irregular period problems menorrhagia;, uterine abnormalities (fibroids and polyps);
Gynaecological ultrasound / scanning;
Colposcopy (examination of cervix and vagina); Fertility investigation and treatment / Infertility and assisted conception; Minimal access / invasive surgery;
menopause management (hot flushes, altered libido and mood;
hysteroscopic surgery; premenstrual tension; miscarriage management and prevention including recurrent miscarriage; paediatric and adolescent gynaecology; labial and perineal abnormalities; prolapse management including surgery; colposcopy; vulvoscopy
- Karen Walker
- c/o Dept Of Womens Health St Helier Hospital Wrythe Lane Carshalton SM5 1AA
- 07833 246879
- 07833 246879
Anaesthetists worked with
- Dr Sara Bustamante Fee Assured
Current NHS consultant posts held
Person Responsible for Beginnings IVF Unit
Consultant Obstetrician & Gynaecologist ESTH
- MB BS University of London 1989
- FRCOG Royal College of Obstetricians & Gynaecologists 2007
- MRCOG Royal College of Obstetricians & Gynaecologists 1994
Reference number 3339026
Professional bodies (positions held - last 3 yrs)
- Clinical Director for Women & Children Epsom & St Helier NHS University Trust from 2012-2017 2017
- Person Responsible HFEA 2018
Details of entry to specialist register
- CCST, 2000
- BSCCP, 1994
Affiliations / memberships
- 801 London RoadNORTH CHEAMSM3 9DW
- 14:00 - 17:00
- 020 8337 6691
Post treatment communication
Following treatment of a Bupa member, I will communicate with GPs in line with Department of Health, GMC and appropriate professional bodies guidelines.
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If following surgery, please contact St Anthony's Hospital asking for the ward where the surgical stay happened. The nursing staff can contact Mrs Croucher day or night if appropriate and if she is on leave there will be designated cover.