Meet the team

Spire Portsmouth Gynaecology at Spire Portsmouth Hospital provides patients who have gynaecology problems fast access to our specialist gynaecologists for assessment, diagnosis and treatment.

Our Consultant Gynaecologists' extensive experience allows them to assess symptoms, diagnose and provide appropriate treatment or management of conditions. Using the equipment and facilities available to them at Spire Portsmouth Hospital, our Gynaecology Consultants can ensure speed and confidence for the patient during every step of the process. Allowing them to feel safe in the knowledge that they are well looked after.

Mr Dirk Brinkmann

Mr Dirk Brinkmann is a Consultant Gynaecologist who covers a large breadth of gynaecological conditions. He specialises in Oncological Gynaecology, specifically prevention, screening and surgery for gynaecological cancers.

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Miss Claire Burton

Miss Claire Burton is a Consultant Gynaecologist specialising in urogynaecology. As well as covering common gynaecological problems, such as menstrual disorders and menopausal problems, Miss Burton specialises in prolapse and urinary incontinence treatments.

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Mr Francis Gardner

Mr Francis Gardner is a Consultant Gynaecologist who has been working at Spire Portsmouth Hospital since 2011. He covers a variety of common gynaecological issues but he specialises in cancers of the womb (endometrium), post-menopausal bleeding and common menstrual disorders.

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Mr Rifky Guirgis

Mr Rify Guirgis is a Consultant Gynaecologist specialising in menstrual disorders, menopause and prolapse.

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Mr Christopher Guyer

Mr Christopher Guyer is a Consultant Gynaecologist who treats many common gynaecological disorders. He specialises specifically in pelvic pain, endometriois and associated issues, including prolapse and continence problems.

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Mr Marwan Salloum

Mr Marwan Salloum is a Consultant Gynaecologist who has been practising at Spire Portsmouth Hospital for over 10 years. He specialises in menstrual and post-menopausal problems and urogynaecological conditions such as prolapse and incontinence.

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Miss Nime Vaithilingam

Miss Nirmala Vaithilingam is a Consultant Gynaecologist and Obstetrician with more than 20 years experience in obstetrics and gynaecology.  She specialises in early pregnancy complications and miscarriages.

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Mr Robert Woolas

Mr Robert Woolas is a Gynaecological Consultant specialising in oncological gynaecology, specifically prevention, screening and treatment of cervical and ovarian cancer.

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