Mr Pickersgill holds the post as Consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist at NHS Stepping Hill Hospital, Stockport.
Mr Pickersgill qualified in Liverpool having trained and practised in Manchester since 1992 and is a member of the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists.
Mr Pickersgill practices both obstetrics and gynaecology although his main interests are keyhole surgery for a wide range of gynaecological disorders. His background is infertility and having worked in an IVF unit he then became interested in keyhole surgery, particularly for people with fertility problems.
He is interested in teaching and has written three text books for doctors in obstetrics and gynaecology and has participated in the development of other educational resources for patients. He has several publications and is often invited to lecture at local and national scientific meetings. Mr Pickersgill visits other hospitals to teach keyhole surgery and also teaches advanced keyhole surgery at the University of Surrey.