Mr Andrew Leather

Mr Andrew Leather


Obstetrics & Gynaecology

37 years of experience
25 years as a specialist


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

  • English
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Registered with

  • General Medical Council: 3110261
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    Consultation fees

    New appointment: £150

    Follow-up appointment: £100

    Practices worked at

    Nuffield Health Ipswich Hospital

    Foxhall Road, Ipswich, United Kingdom, IP4 5SW
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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




    • Cervical (Cone) Biopsy
    • Colposcopy
    • Dilation and Curettage
    • Endometrial Biopsy
    • Fibroid Surgery
    • Hysterectomy
    • Hysteroscopy
    • Labiaplasty
    • Laparoscopic Hysterectomy
    • Myomectomy
    • Oophorectomy (Ovary Removal Surgery)
    • Pelvic Floor Re-Education
    • Pelvic Floor Surgery
    • Pessary (for Prolapse and Incontinence)
    • Pubovaginal Slings
    • Smear Test
    • Tubal Ligation
    • Tubal Surgery
    • Ultrasound
    • Urethral Reconstruction
    • Urge Bladder Suppression Drills
    • Vaginal Reconstruction
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    Special interests

    • Adhesions
    • Amenorrhoea
    • Chronic Pelvic Pain
    • Cystocele
    • Dysmenorrhoea (Period Pain)
    • Early Pregnancy
    • Ectopic Pregnancy
    • Endometriosis
    • Enterocele
    • Female Infertility
    • Fibroids
    • Fistula
    • Heavy Periods (Menorrhagia)
    • Interstitial Cystitis
    • Irregular Periods
    • Lichen Sclerosus
    • Menopause
    • Ovarian Cysts
    • Overactive Bladder
    • Painful Intercourse
    • Pelvic Floor Dysfunction
    • Pelvic Organ Prolapse
    • Rectocele
    • Rectovaginal Fistula
    • Urinary Incontinence
    • Urinary Retention
    • Uro-Gynaecology
    • Vesicocutaneous Fistula
    • Vesicouterine Fistula
    • Vesicovaginal Fistula
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    • MBBS Kings College Hospital, London 1985
    • MRCOG Royal College of Obstetricians & Gynaecologist 1993
    • FRCOG Royal College of Obstetrician& Gynaecologist 2005
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