- Fee assured
- Verified account
- Reproductive medicine
I have a wide experience in the diagnosis and treatment of the polycystic ovarian syndrome including ovulation induction.Wide experience in managing delayed periods, the menopause and premenstrual symptoms. I have a wide experience in the diagnosis and the treatment of period problems (Menstrual disorders) including heavy periods, irregular periods, painful periods or absent periods (amenorrhoea). I offer medical and surgical management of genital prolapse and fibroids. I perform laparoscopic surgery, hysteroscopy, laparoscopy, hysterectomy, endometrial ablation,
I have been recognised for my work to diagnose and treatment of infertility in women and men (Andrology).
I’m involved in updating NHS guidelines for doctors practising Gynaecology including The Map of Medicine and The NHS Knowledge Base. Served as NICE Specialist Member of The quality Standards committee for Fertility.
My doctorate degree in medicine was awarded by the University of Liverpool in 1999.
Areas of interest
Gynaecology; Polycystic ovaries; PCOS; Reproductive medicine; Male infertility; Female infertility; Andrology; ovulation induction; absent Period; irregular periods; heavy periods; period pains; painful sex; abdominal pain; pelvic pain; The menopause; premenstrual syndrome; PMS; PMT; Fibroids; laparoscopic surgery; management of vaginal prolapse; endometrial ablation; Hysterectomy; Hysteroscopy; Laparoscopy, keyhole surgery.
- Petronella Franken
- Spire Liverpool Hospital 57 Greenbank Road LIVERPOOL L18 1HQ
- 0151 522 1888
Anaesthetists worked with
- Dr Rakesh Parikh Fee Assured
Current NHS consultant posts held
Consultant in Gynaecology and Reproductive Medicine
Liverpool Women's Hospital
Clinical aspects of male and female infertility
Polycystic ovarian syndrome
I enjoy reading, travelling, and studying the history of old Egypt.
(Additional) Languages spoken
- Arabic - Native or bilingual
Fertility & Sterility
Courses offered to GPs
Management of Infertility
The Polycystic ovary Syndrome
The management of Menstrual Disorders
Safe Hormone Replacement Therapy HRT
- Doctorate of Medicine MD The University of Liverpool 1999
Reference number 3372814
Professional bodies (positions held - last 3 yrs)
- Director British Andrology Society 2013
- Specialist Member of The quality Standards committee NICE 2014
Affiliations / memberships
Fellow of the Royal College of Obstetrician and Gynaecologists
British Andrology Society
- Spire Liverpool Hospital
- 18:00 - 20:00
- 0151 733 7123
- Spire Liverpool Hospital, L18 1HQ
- 09:30 - 12:30
- 0151 733 7123
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.
In the event of an urgent query following treatment, Bupa members should use the following contact details
0151 733 7123