Ellis Downes is a highly experienced Consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist in the UK. His special areas of interest include 'keyhole surgery', endometrial ablation and treatment of patients suffering from urinary incontinence. In 2013 he featured in Tatler's Top 250 Doctors Guide.
Mr Downes helps women with heavy and/or irregular periods, pelvic pain, endometriosis, fibroids, menopausal symptoms and urinary leakage. He offers general gynaecological reviews including cervical smears and fertility investigations, as well as having comprehensive pregnancy care packages from conception through to delivery at The Portland Hospital. Thanks to his reputation patients are willing to travel from abroad to be treated by him.
Mr Downes graduated from the University of Leicester in 1989 and qualified as an Obstetrician and Gynaecologist in 1999. He spent time working as a Consultant in the NHS for 11 years before deciding to commit full time to his private practice. Mr Downes is a member of The British Society of Gynecological Endoscopy, the International Society of Gynecologic Endoscopy and the International Continence Society. He holds a number of leading positions.
He is married to Louise, who helps him in the practice and they have two children (George and Lily). Outside of medicine he struggles on the golf course and loves messing around in boats.
- General gynaecological reviews
- Cervical smears
- Fertility investigations
- Endometrial Ablation
- Key-hole surgery
- Period problems
- Period-related problems
- Pelvic pain
- Urogynaecology (urinary incontinence)
- Heavy and/or irregular periods
- Menopausal symptoms
MB ChB 1989 University of Leicester
Obstetrics and Gynaecology (1997)
Fellow Royal College of Obstetricians & Gynaecologists
Member, British Society of Gynaecological Endoscopy (BSGE)
Executive Committee Member, International Society of Gynaecological Endoscopy ( ISGE)
Very professional, and relax.
Extremely happy to see Mr Ellis Downes, and makes me understand very well.
Mr Downes is my Gynaecologist since 2011. I truly admire his ethos, professionalism and always he is such a good listener and answers questions and concerns. Really authentic and utterly grateful that I have met him.
Easy to talk to and easy to understand. Very relatable great experience in his field of practice.
Pleasant doctor, makes one feel comfortable and listens to problems.
Professional and kind mannered
Mr Downes is an outstanding obstetrician and gynaecologist. His kind manner, professionalism and extensive knowledge makes him a leader in his field. I could not recommend him highly enough. Mr Downes patient-focused approach is reassuring and put me at ease.
Professional doctor with an individual approach
Professional and made to feel at ease. Thank you Mr Downes.
Really fantastic. Thank you.
Mr Downes is my gynaecologist since 2011. I truly admire his ethos, professionalism and always he is such a good listener and answers questions and concerns. Really authentic and truly grateful that I have met him.
Easy to talk to and easy to understand. Very relatable. Great experience in his field of practice.
Plesant doctor. Makes one feel comfortable and listens to problems.
Professional and kind. recommend !!
excellent Mr Downes. Thank you.
Mr Downes is an outstanding obstetrician and Gynaecologist. His kind manner professionalism and extensive knowledge makes him a leader in his field. I could not recommend him highly enough. Mr Downes is patient focused, approach is reassuring and put me at ease.
Professional doctor with an individual approach.
Cannot rate Mr Downes highly enough. He is so professional, warm and reassuring. Have received outstanding care over the years.
Mr Ellis Downes was brilliant and always fantastic service.
I have had the most fantastic experience with Mr Downes, So kind, understanding and professional. Always available to answer questions would strongly recommend to others.
Ellis Downes is honestly lovely and its always a comfortable and pleasant experience. I feel he truly listens to my concerns and treats them with respect.
Excellent consultant, professional service.
Mr Downes is very thorough and reassuring.
Mr Ellis Downes was really friendly to me and professional at the same time.
Ellis Downes is a legend, my second baby around seeing him. He's got a great manner puts me at ease. Lovely staff
Mr Downes is very knowledgeable and patient kind and a super OBGYN. He makes his patients feel at ease. Excellent Doctor.
Mr Downes has been a tremendous help over the years. he looked after me throughout my two pregnancies helped me deliver the healthy girls and still remains the doctor I see regularly always highly professional very patient and dedicated. Our family feels blessed to have met him years ago.
5 stars, excellent
Polite, reassuring, helpful and efficient.
Very thorough, knowledgable and kind. You know you are in the best hands.
He is a great doctor
Best doctor and customer service is perfect
Mr Ellis is a great, very reassuring and great experience. Thank you.
very informative, really polite and made me feel at ease. I would definitely remcommend Mr Downes to friends and family
Highly professional and excellent communication with relaxed atmosphere
Mr Downes immediately put me at ease and explained things clearly.
Professional, kind, understand, always good spot-on advice.
He is well skilled and knowledgable Doctor.
Superb consultation with incredible manner.
five stars, I have known Mr Downes for a long time and would happily recommend him.
Mr Ellis Downes is fabulous, really helpful. good listener. calm, thoughtful and informative.
5 star always a pleasure.
Fast quick and painless process.
I was made to feel very relaxed and everything was explained to me about my health issue.
Fantastic doctor, I have had so many horrible experiences with NHS Gynaecologists. Mr Downes makes you feel listened to and takes your concerns seriously. He answered all my questions patiently and the exam was completely painless.
Very compassionate, understanding and interested. Felt very confident I was in good hands.
Excellent, all good, thank you
Obstetrics & Gynaecology
I work with Prof Downes. He is excellent in what he does for the patients and I highly recommend him.
Mr Ellis Downes is a highly respected Gynaecologist who is an expert in Urogynaecology and Laparoscopic surgery. He was my trainer and i respect him for his professionalism and his clinical and surgical skills. I would always recommend him .
Excellent and caring surgeon who is patient centred.