Mr David Peter Thomas Ankers

Personal profile

Mr David Ankers is a Consultant Gynaecologist with his NHS practice based at Mid Cheshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust. He joined Mid Cheshire Hospitals as a Consultant in 2018 as Lead for Urogynaecology. He graduated from the University of Liverpool Medical School in 2006. His training in Obstetrics and Gynaecology has been within the Mersey and North West of England rotations, where he has worked in many referral hospitals in the North West of England, leading to his Certificate of Completion of Training (CCT) in 2017.

Mr Ankers was awarded the MRCOG in 2015 by the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG). He has completed advanced training in urogynaecology and pelvic floor surgery and is also an accredited colposcopist by the British Society for Colposcopy and Cervical Pathology (BSCCP). In addition, he has completed training in gynaecological ultrasound to compliment his practice.

Moreover, Mr Ankers is keen on medical education, and during his training he has completed the Advanced Certificate in Clinical Education. This has assisted his role as Honorary Clinical Lecturer for the School of Medical Education at the University of Liverpool, where he is actively involved in the training of undergraduates. Mr Ankers is also involved in training candidates for the MRCOG examinations and works with the RCOG to support this nationally. He has published widely within the field of gynaecology, and has presented at conferences both nationally and internationally. He is a member of the British Society of Urogynaecology, the British Society for Colposcopy and Cervical Pathology, the British Society for Gynaecological Endoscopy, the International Continence Society, and International Urogynaecology Association.

Mr Ankers is committed to delivering high quality healthcare, with a listening and supportive manner. He is an enthusiastic advocate of evidence-based medicine, and the informed consent process.

Professional Memberships

  • Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists
  • British Society for Colposcopy and Cervical Pathology
  • British Society of Urogynaecology
  • British Society for Gynaecological Endoscopy
  • International Continence Society
  • International Urogynaecology Association
  • Medical Defence Union

Clinical Interests

Within the field of gynaecology, Mr Ankers specialises in urogynaecology and minimal access (laparoscopic) surgery. His clinical expertise covers the management of pelvic organ prolapse and  urinary incontinence as well as other gynaecological conditions such as :

  • Pelvic pain
  • Menstrual problems
  • Endometriosis, fibroids
  • Abnormal uterine bleeding
  • Menopause and postpartum problems.

He also offers colposcopy for abnormal smears and perlvic ultrasound where appropriate.

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