Consultant Profile

Mr Andrew Hextall

Name:
Mr Andrew Hextall MD, FRCOG
Practicing at:
Spire Bushey Hospital, Spire Harpenden Hospital
Specialties:
  • Genito-urinary medicine
    • Gynaecology and/or Obstetrics
      • Endometriosis
      • Hysteroscopy
      • laparoscopic surgery
      • Menopause
      • Menorrhagia
      • Menstrual Disorders
      • Prolapse
      • Urodynamics
      • Urogynaecology
    • Urology
      • Incontinence
    Special clinical interests:

    Prolapse, urinary incontinence and female bladder problems.
    Pelvic pain, endometriosis (including laser treatment).
    Period problems.
    Menopause and hormone replacement therapy (HRT).

    Research interests:

    Mr Hextall has previously spent two and a half years performing research into female bladder problems with Professor Linda Cardozo at King's College Hospital.

    Current NHS and /or university posts:

    Consultant Obstetrician & Gynaecologist West Hertfordshire Hospitals NHS Trust

    Year of first medical qualification:
    1990
    Current membership(s) of professional, national and regional bodies:

    Member of the International Continence Society
    Member of the British Society of Gynaecological Endoscopy
    Member of the British Society of Urogynaecology

    Financial interests/shares:

    Holds less than 0.1% of the shares in Spire Healthcare Group plc

     
    Contact Details 
    Telephone number to make a private appointment:
    020 8901 5555
    Private secretary telephone number:
    01727 730892
    Private secretary fax:
    01727 859346
    Private secretary email address:
    Availability:
    Out-patient clinics held at Bushey on alternate Tuesday afternoon/evenings and alternate Thursday afternoons
     
    Background Information 
    Professional profile:

    Mr Andrew Hextall is currently a Consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist at West Hertfordshire Hospitals NHS Trust. He sees outpatients and operates at Watford General Hospital, Hemel Hempstead and St Albans City Hospitals.

    He has a special interest in female bladder problems and prolapse, having undertaken specialist surgical training and research in Urogynaecology. He has written a large number of publications including book chapters and scientific papers in medical journals. He has also lectured at meetings both in the UK and abroad. He is responsible for providing urodynamic investigations across the Trust and holds specialist continence clinics. 

    Mr Hextall has also been fully trained in laparoscopic surgery and has a particular interest in the treatment of pelvic pain. In the Trust, he frequently performs laser surgery for endometriosis. He is happy to treat most ovarian cysts using 'key hole' techniques.

    Mr Hextall also welcomes patients with general gynaecological problems such as heavy, irregular or painful periods.

    Personal profile:

    Mr Hextall has been married since 1992 and has three children who are a tremendous source of fun. Apart from family activities, his main interest outside work is sport. He coaches and referees junior rugby, cycles and exercises in the gym on a weekly basis. When the opportunity arises he also likes to play golf.

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    Mr Andrew Hextall

    Mr Andrew Hextall Genito-urinary medicine, Gynaecology and/or Obstetrics & Urology Consultant, Bushey, Watford, private hospital specialist.

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