Mr Abdul Sultan

Consultant Gynaecologist


Professional Memberships

British Medical Association
International Continence Society
International Association of Urogynaecology
European Urogynecological Association
British Society of Urogynaecology
Royal Society of Medicine
British Menopause Society
Croydon Medical Society
Society of Expert Witnesses


Clinical Interests

Bowel, Bladder and Sexual dysfunction
Urinary incontinence surgery (TVT, TOT, Colposuspension, Fascial slings, Botox, Bulkamid transurethral injections)
Recurrent urinary Tract Infections
Insertion of a variety of pessaries for prolapse and incontinence
Complex uterovaginal prolapse surgery
Pelvic floor and perineal reconstruction
Complex combined pelvic floor surgery with colorectal surgeon
Vaginal reconstruction surgery
Sacrospinous fixation of vaginal vault
Laparoscopic surgery
Heavy Menstrual Bleeding
Pelvic pain investigations
Transcervical resection of fibroids
Endometrial ablation
Ovarian cysts
Abdominal and vaginal hysterectomy
Transvaginal scans
Endoanal scans and manometry

Personal profile

Mr Abdul H. Sultan is a Consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist with a special interest in Urogynaecology and his NHS appointment is at Croydon University Hospital. He has been appointed to the position of Reader at St George’s University of London. His research and doctorate involved studying the effects of childbirth on the pelvic floor and anal sphincters. 

He is the co-recipient of the Hospital Doctor award for “The Continence Team of the year (2005)”. In addition, he was awarded the prestigious overall UK Hospital Doctor of the Year award. He has over 200 publications and has co-produced the first comprehensive textbook on perineal and anal sphincter trauma and has recently published a textbook on Pelvic Floor Disorders. He is the recipient of the 2021 Croydon Medical Society Lifetime Achievement Award. He is the past President of the Royal Society of Medicine (Obstetrics and Gynaecology) and past President of the Croydon Medical Society. Apart form general gynaecology, he is particularly passionate about the consequences of childbirth on the pelvic floor giving rise to bowel and bladder dysfunction, vaginal and uterine prolapse, pain during sexual intercourse and injuries to the perineum and anal sphincter.

He is skilled in transvaginal and pelvic floor/anal sphincter ultrasound and Urogynaecology. He provides medicolegal reports as an expert witness in this area. More details can be found in

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