Consultant Profile

Mr David Penman

Mr David Penman TD, MRCOG
Practicing at:
Spire Alexandra Hospital
  • Gynaecology and/or Obstetrics
    • Endometriosis
    • Fetal medicine
    • Menorrhagia
    • Menstrual Disorders
    • Miscarriage
    • Subfertility
Special clinical interests:

Diagnosis and management of fetal abnormalities, menstrual dysfunction, polycystic ovary syndrome, subfertility, abdominal/pelvic pain.

Research interests:

3D ultrasound imaging of the fetus, fetus abdominal wall defects.

Year of first medical qualification:
Current membership(s) of professional, national and regional bodies:

Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists
British Maternal and Fetal Medicine Society
British Medical Ultrasound Society

Contact Details 
Telephone number to make a private appointment:
01634 662845 (for scans 01634 662863)
Private secretary telephone number:
01622 739157
Private secretary email address:
Personal email address:
Background Information 
Professional profile:

Mr Penman specialises in pre-natal screening for fetal abnormalities and He has a particular interest in congenital abnormalities of the fetal gastro intestinal tract and abdominal wall. He provides a comprehensive pregnacy scanning service including 3D/4D scanning, fetal gender assessments and non-invasive prenatal testing (NIPT) for down syndrome (Harmony).

Mr Penman's gynaecological interests include the management of menstrual dysfunction, polycystic ovary syndrome and subfertility and the investigation and management of recurrent miscarriage.

He performs a wide range of gynacological surgery including minimal access (laparoscopy/hysteroscopy) for the treatment of PCOS, menorrhagia and pelvic pain due to adhesions/endometriosis.

Scanning/fetal medicine clinics at the following times:
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday evenings
Tuesday, Thursday mornings
Saturday, Monday and Friday afternoons. 

Gynaecology clinics on Thursday and Saturday mornings.

Other appointment times can be arranged.

Personal profile:

Mr Penman studied at St Thomas's Hospital London. He worked as a research registrar at Queen Charlotte's and Chelsea Hospital and St Thomas's Hospital London and gained his clinical registrar experience on the St George's rotation.

He completed his senior registrar training in obstetrics and gynaecology and sub-specialty training in maternal and fetal medicine at St Michael's hospital in Bristol.

He was appointed as a consultant gynaecologist and specialist in fetal medicineat Medway Maritime Hospital in 1997. Since 2006 Mr Penman has worked entirely in the private sector.

Mr Penman is married and is the proud father of four children: two girls and two boys.

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Mr David Penman

Mr David Penman Gynaecology and/or Obstetrics Consultant, Chatham, Kent, private hospital specialist.

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