Mr Andrew Leather

Obstetrician & Gynaecologist

Obstetrician & Gynaecologist

Ipswich, IP4 5SW

38 years of experience
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Obstetrician & Gynaecologist

Ipswich, IP4 5SW

38 years of experience
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Mr Andrew Leather is a highly experienced Consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist with a special interest in Urogynaecology, Vaginal and Minimal Access Surgery. He has maintained an interest in General Gynaecology in particular the management of menstrual dysfunction and is able to offer the full range of treatment options for such conditions. Mr Leather has held a Consultant post since 2000, and for 6 years between 2007 and 2013 he also acted as the Clinical Director for Women's and Paediatrics at Ipswich Hospital.

Mr Leather is a Fellow of the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists, and a Member of the British Society of Urogynaecology and British Society of Gynaecological Endoscopy. He was elected by his peers to be the represented Fellow for the East of England on the RCOG Council in 2019

As well as his clinical duties, Mr Leather takes an active role in teaching undergraduate medical students whilst they are on clinical attachments. He is a Faculty member of the Norwich Medical School and is an examiner for both the Norwich and Cambridge Medical schools for their undergraduate exams.

He has been an examiner for the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists for their Membership exams for many years and is the Present chair of the Part 2 EMQ committee.

Aside his Clinical & Educational Interests he has always been actively involved in clinical governance and risk management issues. He has a large Medicolegal Practice and his medico-legal opinion is highly valued in relation to Urogynaecology, General Gynaecology and Obstetrics due to his wealth of experience within these fields.

He currently practices privately at the Nuffield Health Ipswich Hospital which is easily accessible for patients in Suffolk and the surrounding East of England Region.


Diseases, Medical Tests and Treatments
  • Management of female incontinence and prolapse
  • Minimal access surgery
  • Management of menstrual dysfunction
  • General Gynaecology
  • Gynaecology
  • Urogynaecology
  • Laparoscopy
  • Urodynamics
  • Women's Health
  • Abnormal Smears and Colposcopy
  • Pelvic Pain and Endometriosis

Specialties

  • Gynaecology
  • Laparoscopic (Key-Hole) Surgery
  • Uro-Gynaecology

All conditions and treatments

  • Abdominal Hysterectomy
  • Abnormal Smears
  • Adhesions
  • Cervical (Cone) Biopsy
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Colposcopy
  • Colposuspension
  • Complex Benign Gynaecology
  • Cystocele
  • Cystoscopy

Registered with

General Medical Council

3110261

Qualifications

  • MBBS Kings College Hospital, London 1985
  • MRCOG Royal College of Obstetricians & Gynaecologist 1993
  • FRCOG Royal College of Obstetrician& Gynaecologist 2005

languages spoken

  • English

consultation fees

  • New appointment: £150
  • Follow-up appointment: £100

insurers

  • Benenden
  • Bupa Platinum
  • health-on-line
  • Bupa Fee Assured
  • The Exeter
  • Groupama
  • Healix
  • Simply Health
  • Cigna
  • Saga Insurance
  • CS Healthcare
  • Legal & General
  • Bupa
  • WPA
  • AXA PPP Healthcare
  • Allianz Worldwide Care
  • Aviva Health
  • Vitality Health
  • Norwich Union
  • The PHC

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Nuffield Health Ipswich Hospital

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What languages does Mr Andrew Leather speak?

Mr Andrew Leather speaks English

Where is Mr Andrew Leather located?

Mr Andrew Leather primarily practices at Nuffield Health Ipswich Hospital, located at Foxhall Road, Ipswich, United Kingdom, IP4 5SW
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