Consultant Profile

Mr Andrew Hextall

Mr Andrew Hextall MD, FRCOG
Practicing at:
Spire Bushey Hospital, Spire Harpenden Hospital
  • Gynaecology and/or Obstetrics
    • Endometriosis
    • Hysteroscopy
    • 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:
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:
0800 585 112
Private secretary telephone number:
01727 730892
Private secretary fax:
01727 859346
Private secretary email address:
Out patient clinics on Tuesday afternoon/evening, Thursday mornings and Friday 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 Gynaecology and/or Obstetrics & Urology Consultant, Harpenden, Herts, private hospital specialist.

"Andrew Hextall was excellent - I would highly recommend him"

"Mr Hextall was very informative and allowed me to express my opinion, listened and respected me. He treated me as an individual, not another 'case'."

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