Consultant Profile

Mr John Latimer

Practicing at:
Spire Cambridge Lea Hospital
  • Gynaecology and/or Obstetrics
    • Colposcopy
    • Gynaecological cancer
    • Hysteroscopy
Special clinical interests:
Gynaecological cancers. Colposcopy. Postmenopausal bleeding and out-patient hysteroscopy. Laparoscopic surgery. Pelvic surgery. Pre-invasive and invasive disease of the vulva.
Research interests:
Laparoscopic management of gynaecological cancers. Sentinel nodes in vulval cancer.
Current NHS and /or university posts:
Consultant Gynaecologist and Oncologist, Addenbrooke's NHS Hospital Trust, Cambridge
Hon. Consultant Gynaecological Oncologist, Peterborough District Hospital
Hon. Consultant Gynaecological Oncologist, Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Kings Lynn
Year of first medical qualification:
Current membership(s) of professional, national and regional bodies:
Accredited Gynaecological Oncologist, RCOG
Accredited Laparoscopic Surgeon, RCOG
Accredited Colposcopist, BSCCP
Contact Details 
Telephone number to make a private appointment:
01223 266990
Background Information 
Professional profile:
At the Gynaecological Cancer Centre at Addenbrooke's our expert team provides a multi-disciplinary approach to the management of women who have or may have gynaecological cancer. We provide a convenient out-patient hysteroscopy service for those women who need investigation, and this is also available at Spire Cambridge Lea Hospital. We provide an expert colposcopy service. We look after women from Cambridge and all over East Anglia, and even further, and currently serve a population of over 1.8 million. The management of women who have cancer or might have cancer requires expert and sympathetic care. Appopriateness of treatment is ensured by a multi-disciplinary approach. We have been developing laparoscopic techniques for benign and malignant disease which is transforming care for our women.
Personal profile:
I am married to Janet, a midwifery sister, and we have two children Tom and Aimee who are at school in Cambridge. I did my training in Brighton, London, Nottingham, Adelaide and Bristol. I am currently a Member of the Council of the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists. I enjoy spending time with my family and friends, skiing and travelling.

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Mr John Latimer

Mr John Latimer

Womens Health at Spire Cambridge Lea Hospital

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