Dr Julia Elizabeth Palmer

Personal profile

Dr Julia Palmer is clinical lead for colposcopy and is Consultant Gynaecologist, specialising in gynaecology oncology at Royal Hallamshire Hospital. Julia trained in Cardiff, Birmingham and Sheffield, obtaining her MD in 2007. Her clinical interests include treatment of gynaecological cancer and pre-malignant disease of the cervix and vulva.

Dr Palmer has a keen interest in education and is currently the Membership Secretary and Editor of the Transactions for the North of England Obstetrical and Gynaecological Society. Julia also runs a charitable organisation, Sheffield Health Action Resource for Ethopia (SHARE Women’s Health) with her colleague Mr Tom Farrell, in which they teach and train women’s health issues to medical staff in Makelle, Ethopia.

Professional Membership



  • British Medical Association

  • British Society for Colposcopy and Cervical Pathology

  • British Gynaecological Cancer Society

  • British Society for the Study of Vulval Disease

  • North of England Obstetrical and Gynaecology Society

  • Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists

Clinical Interests


Dr Palmer has an interest in the diagnosis and treatment of pre-malignant and malignant diseases of the female genital tract (including cervix, ovary, uterus, vagina and vulva). She conducts a regular colposcopy and vulval clinic.

Despite being a specialist in gynaecological oncology, Julia also manages benign gynaecological conditions and runs a menopause clinic.

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