Mr Ahmed Elattar

Consultant Gynaecologist, Gynaecological Oncologist and Gynaecological Cancer Surgeon

MBBCh, MSc, MD, Postgraduate certificate in Healthcare Leadership, Diploma in laparoscopic surgery

Year qualified:1991

Specialty

Personal profile

Mr. Elattar has an interest in ovarian cancer and key hole surgery. He published many international publications studying the role of surgery in ovarian cancer as well as in biology.

He completed training in Obstetrics and Gynaecology in Egypt where he worked as a lecture and Assistant Professor and gained a wide experience in general Gynaecology. He moved to UK and completed a MD in ovarian cancer research in Newcastle University and completed training in colposcopy in Northern Gynaecological Oncology Centre (Gateshead).

He completed his sub-speciality training in Gynaecological cancer in Pan Birmingham Gynaecological cancer centre and was appointed as NHS consultant in the same centre.

In addition to his interest in ovarian cancer surgery (debulking), Mr. Elattar has a special interest in laparoscopic (keyhole) surgery. He worked as a keyhole surgery fellow for 2 years, obtained a Diploma in the subject from Auvergne University (France) and further developed skills and techniques of keyhole surgery in women cancers.

Mr. Elattar continues to be active in cancer research and is a reviewer for a number of national and international journals and for the Cochrane Collaboration.

Mr. Elattar currently works as a consultant Gynaecological Cancer Surgeon in Birmingham City Hospital but also covers outpatient clinics in Sandwell General Hospital and Walsall Manor Hospital.

Professional memberships

  • British Gynaecological Cancer Society (BGCS)
  • British Surgical Gynaecological Oncology Group (BSGOG)
  • International Gynaecological Cancer Society (IGCS)
  • British Society of Colposcopy and Cervical Pathology(BSCCP)
  • Member of Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (MRCOG)
  • British Medical Association (BMA)
  • European Society of Gynaecological Oncology (ESGO)

Clinical Interests


  • Surgery for of Gynaecological Cancers: vulval cancer, vaginal cancer, womb cancer, ovarian cancer (debulking surgery).
  • Pre-cancer: postmenopausal bleeding, Abnormal smear, cancer screening, vulval problems, cervical pre-cancer, colposcopy.
  • Ovarian Cyst, fibroids, period (menstruation) problems.
  • Key hole surgery (e.g., laparoscopic hysterectomy) for cancer and benign conditions such as ovarian cysts, fibroids and endometriosis. 

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