Consultant Profile

Dr Yi Ling Chan

Dr Yi Ling Chan MBBS(1996), FRCOG, CCT
Practicing at:
Spire Elland Hospital
  • Gynaecology and/or Obstetrics
    • Hysteroscopy
    • Laparoscopic surgery
    • Menorrhagia
    • Menstrual Disorders
    • Post menopausal problems
    • Prolapse
    • Urodynamics
    • Urogynaecology
Special clinical interests:

Urodynamics study
Transobturator and retropubic midurethral slings (tension-free vaginal tapes)
Bulkamid urethral bulking injection
Bladder Botox Injection
Pelvic floor repairs – traditional, biological mesh or synthetic mesh
Vaginal hysterectomy
Laparoscopic assisted vaginal hysterectomy
Sacrospinous sacrocolpopexy/hysteropexy
Laparoscopic sacrocolpopexy/hysteropexy
Abdominal hysterectomy
Labial reduction and labioplasty
Laparoscopic salpingectomy/ oophorectomy/ovarian cystectomy
Laparoscopic sterilisation
Hysteroscopy, Mirena intrauterine system / copper coil insertion
Excision of vulval and vaginal cysts
Marsupialisation of Bartholin's cyst/abscess
Vulval biopsy
Posterior tibial nerve stimulation 

Current NHS and /or university posts:

Consultant Obstetrician and Urogynaecologist at the Calderdale and Huddersfield NHS Foundation Trust. 

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

Governance Committee of British Society of Urogynaecology
Member of International Urogynecological Association
Member of British Society for Gynaecological Endoscopy
Member of European Society for Gynaecological Endoscopy

Contact Details 
Telephone number to make a private appointment:
01422 324041 or 324020
Background Information 
Professional profile:

I am a consultant Obstetrician and Urogynaecologist at the Calderdale and Huddersfield NHS Foundation Trust.

Urogynecologist Lead for CHFT.
Developed the multidisciplinary Pelvic Floor Service
Introduced new prolapse and urinary incontinence procedures and services to the Trust. These include various prolapse repairs such as Elevate prolapse repair system, SIS biological mesh, I-Stitch, laparoscopic sacrohysteropexy / sacrocolpopexy and posterior tibial nerve stimulation service.   

Personal profile:

A proud mother,
I enjoy cooking, the outdoors, adrenaline surge and new challenges. I also enjoy Chinese Calligraphy and have won a national prize.

Voluntary work:
I am a Mandarin teacher in a supplementary school on Leeds with almost 200 pupils.
I have received UK Outstanding Chinese Teacher Award, and have held various positions at the school and I am currently the headteacher. 

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