Mr Paul Ballard

Consultant Gynaecologist


Professional Memberships

  • Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists
  • British Society of Urogynaecology
  • International Urogynaecology Association
  • International Continence Society
  • British Medical Association

Clinical Interests

Management of:

1. Female urinary incontinence (leakage), urinary urgency and painful bladder problems 2. Faecal incontinence 3. Vaginal prolapse 4. Restoration of abnormal vaginal anatomy 5. Lumps and bumps around the vulva and vagina 6. Abnormal vaginal bleeding and pelvic pain 7. Menopausal problems – hot flushes, vaginal dryness and soreness, sexual problems 8. General gynaecology 9. Post Childbirth problems

Mr Ballard has a particular expertise in complex pelvic floor surgery using both established and pioneering techniques.

Personal profile

Mr Paul Ballard graduated from University of Leeds Medical School in 1988. He entered a 10 year program of training, including 2 years in research (leading to a higher degree – MD, and numerous publications in medical journals) to become a consultant in 2000.

Mr Ballard is now a Cosultant Obstetrician, Urogynaecologist and Complex Pelvic Floor Surgeon and lead in this area across both James Cook University Hospital, Middlesbrough and Friarage Hospital, Northallerton.

He is  also part of a four person team (2 consultants, 2 physiotherapists) call Inconti – Care  NE & Yorkshire, who take a multidisciplined team approach to problems in the pelvis, and we are the only such team between York and Harrogate to the South, and Durham to the North in the private sector that offer this more holistic approach.

Over the decade of being a Consultant, Mr Paul Ballard has tirelessly strived to develop a modern, comprehensive and patient centred service.

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