Mr James Armatage

Personal profile

Mr James Armatage has a broad range of clinical interests in addition to the management of sub fertility in general gynaecology including recurrent miscarriage, early pregnancy problems, polycystic ovarian syndrome, endometriosis, pelvic pain, menopause and menstrual dysfunction. In addition, he has extensive experience in transvaginal ultrasound, laparoscopic surgery and endoscopic surgery. He is a renowned expert in hysteroscopic surgery for the removal of fibroids and for endometrial resection for the treatment of heavy periods.

James has over 20 years experience in reproductive medicine and surgery. He achieves exceptional pregnancy rates for patients in his care. His clinic offers a rapid diagnostic assessment including out patient tubal patency testing and semen analysis and a full range of assisted conception treatments including the provision of IUI, IVF and ICSI, and egg and sperm donation both here in the UK and abroad using state of the art equipment and the latest techniques.

Mr Armatage qualified from Liverpool University Medical School in 1985 and was appointed as a consultant in Obstetrics and Gynaecology at Leighton Hospital in 1997. He was the Clinical Director of Obstetrics and Gynaecology for 5 years before becoming the Divisional Clinical Director for the Women’s, Children’s and Sexual Health Division from 2007 until 2010. He resigned from Leighton Hospital in November 2011 in order to provide the highest standard of individualised patient care as an independent practitioner.

Professional Membership



  • British Fertility Society

  • Medical Protection Society

  • Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists

Clinical Interests



  • Adhesions

  • Early pregnancy assessment

  • Assisted conception (IVF, ICSI, egg/sperm donation)

  • Endometriosis

  • Fibroids

  • Hysteroscopic surgery including endometrial resection

  • Fertility

  • Laparoscopic (keyhole) surgery

  • Menopause

  • Ovarian cysts

  • Pelvic pain

  • Polycystic ovaries (PCOS)

  • Post menopausal bleeding

  • Recurrent miscarriage

  • Ultrasound

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