Professor Christian Phillips

Consultant Gynaecologist & Obstetrician

BM BSc Hons DFFP DM MRCOG

Year qualified:1995

Specialty

Personal profile

Mr Christian Phillips is a consultant obstetrician and gynaecologist in North Hampshire. He has a general gynaecology clinic and specialises in urogynaecology and pelvic floor reconstructive surgery. He offers minimal access (keyhole) surgery for prolapse including surgery for women with prolapse who wish to retain their uterus. He provides a full gynaecological service including endometrial ablation for heavy periods and treatments for conditions including endometriosis, fibroids, period problems and pelvic pain.

He has been the clinical lead for gynaecology at Basingstoke and North Hampshire Hospital since 2009. He was elected chairman of the Southern and Wessex Urogynaecological Society in 2011 and has been the Regional Preceptor for Urogynaecology and benign vaginal surgical training since 2008.

He has a keen interest in research and has a DM thesis in urogynaecology. He has published several books and has written and reviewed numerous scientific papers for international journals.

Mr Phillips has presents at national and international meetings and lectures on pelvic floor surgery. He has been on the faculty of several training courses and runs an annual surgical masterclass showing live pelvic floor reconstructive surgery to visiting consultants from around the world.

Mr Phillips is a co-founder of Gynaehealthcare with his colleague Mr Tim Sayer and provides private services at the Hampshire Clinic, Basingstoke, Hampshire.

Professional Memberships

  • International Continence Society
  • International Urogynaecology Association
  • British Society of Urogynaecologists

Current NHS and /or University Posts

  • Consultant Gynaecologist & Urogynaecologist, Hampshire Hospitals NHS trust

Clinical Interests

  • Urogynaecology and pelvic floor reconstruction
  • Bladder problems/incontinence/cystitis
  • Prolapse
  • Menstrual problems: heavy/painful/irregular/abnormal bleeding
  • Fibroids, endometriosis
  • Pelvic pain

Specialities

  • Minimal access (keyhole) surgery
  • Surgery for prolapse/incontinence including uterine sparring keyhole surgery for prolapse
  • Laser treatment for endometriosis
  • Endometrial ablation
  • Bladder neck injections/Botox for bladder

Assessments, investigations, symptoms:

  • Cystoscopy and urodynamics
  • Transvaginal ultrasound/pain mapping
  • Hysteroscopy
  • Diagnostic laparoscopy
  • Open/laparoscopic surgery including hysterectomy/hysteropexy/colpopexy
  • Vaginal hysterectomy and prolapse repair

Research interests:

  • Research programme looking at:
    • Laser therapy for incontinence, prolapse and vaginal relaxation
    • The effects of sport on the pelvic floor
  • International trainer for laparoscopic sacrocolpopexy
  • IUGA research and development committee
  • IUGA laparoscopic special interest group
  • EUGA education committee
  • BSUG meetings committee

Booking an appointment

  • Please call my secretary Jo Spreadborough based BMI The Hampshire Clinic
    on: 01256 377696

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