Miss Joan Pitkin

Personal profile

Miss Pitkin provides a complete diagnostic evaluation for problems related to the vagina, uterus, bladder, urethra and rectum. She offers the most advanced technologies and a variety of treatments ranging from physical therapy and diet to surgery to assure comprehensive and integrated care for pelvic disorders. Miss Pitkin founded the menopause and Urogynaecology services at Northwick Park Hospital in 1991 which she continues to run. She has a particular interest in education for both under & postgraduate and is the author of 2 books, 4 chapters & 80 papers.

Professional Membership


Current positions held:

  • Consultant Gynaecologist, Northwick Park & St Marks Hospital, N.W. London Hospitals NHS Trust

  • Honorary Clinical Senior Lecturer Faculty of Medicine, Imperial College

  • Hon. Clinical Senior Lecturer, Director of Clinical Studies, Campus Dean

  • Associate Medical Director NWLHT Undergraduate Education

  • BMS; Hon. Secretary, Council Member, Chair Education Sub-committee


  • British Urogynaecological Society (BSUG)  2009

  • Fellow Royal Society of Medicine (RSM) 2007

  • International International Urogynaecology Association  (IUGA) 2006

  • UK Continence Society (UK- CS) 2004

  • International Continence Society (ICS) 2002

  • International Menopause Society (IMS) 2002

  • European Menopause & Andropause Society (EMAS) 2000 

  • British Menopause Society (BMS)  1995

  • Association of Broadcasting Doctors  (ABD) 1990

Clinical Interests


  • Urogynaecology

  • Menopause Management

  • HRT Management

  • Ethnic & psychosexual issues during the climacteric

  • Vaginal and Pelvic Floor Surgery

  • Female Incontinence

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