Miss Melanie Tipples: Obstetrics and gynaecology

Miss Melanie Tipples

Obstetrics and gynaecology


  • Fee assured

Specialises in

  • Gynaecological oncology
  • Gynaecology
  • Obstetrics

About me

Appointed as a Consultant at St Richard's in 2007 she now works as the Cancer Unit Lead, Colposcopy lead, Paediatric Gynaecology lead and Gynae Ultrasound Lead. She is supported in her practice by a dedicated Gynae oncology nurse specialist and always consults with a specialist Gynaecology nurse.

Miss Tipples practices from a dedicated Gynaecology suite and can manage most problems through a one stop clinic visit. She runs one stop clinics and can do see if treat for many conditions if wished and clinically indicated.

She operates both at St Richards and The Nuffield Chichester. She uses both minimally invasive techniques as well as open pelvic surgery depending on the situation.

Areas of interest

General Gynaecology; Colposcopy; Gynae Ultrasound (abdominal & Pelvic); Post Menopausal Bleeding; Ovarian Cysts; Endometrial resection; Hysterectomy; Vaginal prolapse; Female sterilisation; Abdominal masses; Menstrual abnormalities including heavy periods; Well women checks; Contraception; Paediatric and adolescent gynaecology; Minimal access surgery;

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Procedures completed

  • Q1800

    Hysteroscopy (including biopsy, dilatation, +/- cauterisation, curettage and resection of polyp(s) +/- Mirena coil insertion) - (5-50)


  • P2730

    Colposcopy (+/- biopsy, polypectomy or vulvoscopy) - (5-50)


  • Q0790

    Laparoscopic total hysterectomy (+/- oophorectomy) +/- ureterolysis - (5-50)


  • Q3900

    Laparoscopy (including e.g. puncture of ovarian cysts, +/- biopsy, minor endometriosis, +/-ureterolysis) - (5-50)


  • Q3800

    Laparoscopy and therapeutic procedures (including laser, diathermy and destruction e.g. endometriosis, adhesiolysis, tubal and ovarian surgery, +/-ureterolysis) - (5-50)


  • Q2230

    Laparoscopic oophorectomy and salpingectomy, +/- biopsy eg. omentum, peritoneum, lymph node (as sole procedure) - bilateral - (1-5)


  • P0510

    Simple vulvectomy - (1-5)


  • Q1802

    Hysteroscopy with resection of fibroids +/- insertion of Mirena coil - (1-5)


  • P2230

    Posterior colporrhaphy - (1-5)


  • P2310

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

  • Q1702

    Microwave endometrial ablation (including hysteroscopy) - (1-5)

  • T3080

    Laparotomy and repair of multiple visceral trauma - (1-5)


  • Q1280

    Introduction of a mirena coil - (1-5)


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