Dr Steingrimur Bjornsson

Consultant Gynaecologist

CMC, FRCOG

Year qualified:1980

Specialty

Personal profile

Dr Steingrimur Bjornsson graduated from The University of Iceland in 1980. He moved to Scotland in 1984 and undertook his postgraduate training at Glasgow Royal Infirmary and Edinburgh Royal Infirmary. He was appointed Consultant Gynaecologist at The Victoria Infirmary in1993 and has worked in South Glasgow Hospitals since.

Dr Bjornsson has extensive experience in urogynaecology and laparoscopic surgery. He has been at the forefront of introducing modern surgical techniques for urinary incontinence and pelvic floor reconstruction and has been involved in training doctors in these techniques both nationally and internationally. He is an active member of The British Urogynaecology Society and through his work receives specialist referrals for complex pelvic floor surgery, tertiary referrals for recurrent pelvic organ prolapse as well as referrals for urinary incontinence. Other interests are treatment of menorrhagia and pelvic pain.

He has practiced in BMI Ross Hall Hospital since 1994 where he offers in addition to general gynaecological practice a high quality urogynaecology service and a full range of laparoscopic surgery such as surgical management of endometriosis, laparoscopic ovarian surgery, laparoscopic hysterectomy and endoscopic ablative techniques for menorrhagia.

Professional Memberships

  • Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists
  • International Urogynaecological Association & International Continence Society

Clinical Interests

  • Minimal access / invasive surgery
  • Pelvic floor surgery
  • Urogynaecology

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