Mr Gurminder Matharu: Obstetrics and gynaecology
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Mr Gurminder Matharu

Obstetrics and gynaecology

  • Fee assured
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Specialises in

  • Urogynaecology

About me

I have been a consultant including private practice for over 12 years. I am Clinical Lead for Urogynaecology in my Trust.

I am committed to providing the highest standard of care. My patients are always involved in decisions affecting their treatment. Unlike many of my colleagues, I am able to offer patients a choice of surgical treatments and tailor treatment to their individual needs. With regard to prolapse surgery, I regularly perform simple and complex operations. Appropriate cases are discussed by our urogynaecology multidisciplinary team which I helped set up.

I submit the outcomes of all my continence procedures and prolapse surgery to the British Society of Urogynaecology Database, which allows me to audit my work and continue to improve the care that I provide. Information collected includes patient symptom questionnaire scores, complications and detailed anatomical assessment. For the above reasons, I strongly believe that a dedicated urogynaecologist rather than a general gynaecologist should perform all prolapse surgery.

I am often asked to provide a second opinion in complex cases.

My last 360-degree appraisal was very positive. I regularly receive positive feedback from my patients for the care that I provide, and also from trainees and GPs for the quality of my teaching. My other roles include media spokesperson for the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists and committee work for the British Society of Urogynaecology.

In my NHS and private practice I have performed:

Over 1400 procedures to treat urinary incontinence
Over 900 vaginal repairs
275 vaginal hysterectomies + 100 abdominal hysterectomies
94 abdominal procedures to treat uterovaginal prolapse
Over 1200 urodynamic investigations
Over 50 endometrial ablations
Over 200 laparoscopies
Over 1700 cystoscopies
Over 300 hysteroscopies

Areas of interest

Pelvic floor surgery; Urogynaecology; Incontinence (urine / faeces); Pelvic prolapse; Prolapse surgery; Cystitis; Recurrent urine infections; Gynaecology; Urodynamics; Laparoscopic procedures ('keyhole surgery'); Ovarian cysts; Hysterectomy; Uterus disorders of; Benign gynaecology; Menstrual disorders (menorrhagia); Bladder syndromes; Minimal access / invasive surgery;

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Procedures completed

  • M4510

    Diagnostic endoscopic examination of bladder (flexible cystoscopy) including any biopsy - (5-50)

    Spire Parkway Hospital (1-5)

  • Q0750

    Subtotal abdominal hysterectomy (+/- oophorectomy) +/- ureterolysis - (1-5)

    Spire Parkway Hospital (1-5)

  • P2420

    Sacrocolpopexy (including laparoscopic) - (1-5)

    Spire Parkway Hospital (1-5)

  • Q2020

    Endometrial biopsy or aspiration - (1-5)

    Spire Parkway Hospital (1-5)

  • Q1800

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

    Spire Parkway Hospital (1-5)

  • P0320

    Marsupialisation of bartholin cyst - (1-5)

    Spire Parkway Hospital (1-5)

  • P2310

    Anterior +/- posterior colporrhaphy (including primary repair of enterocele) (including cystoscopy) - (1-5)

    Spire Parkway Hospital (1-5)

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