Consultant Profile

Professor Adam Balen

Professor Adam Balen MB BS MD FRCOG
Practicing at:
Spire Leeds Hospital
  • Gynaecology and/or Obstetrics
    • Reproductive health
Special clinical interests:

Reproductive medicine, polycystic ovary syndrome, reproductive endocrinology, infertility and IVF.

Research interests:

Polycystic ovary syndrome, endocrinology and infertility.

Current NHS and /or university posts:

Professor of Reproductive Medicine and Surgery, Leeds Teaching Hospitals Trust

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

Fellow, Royal College of Gynaecologists
Chair, British Fertility Society
Chair WHO Expert Working Group on Management of PCOS
Member & Past secretary, British Society Paediatric Adolescent Gynaecology
Member, European Society Human Reproduction and Embryology (ESHRE)
Member, American Society of Reproductive Medicine
Past Chair, ESHRE Reproductive Endocrinology Special Interest Group

Contact Details 
Telephone number to make a private appointment:
0113 218 5908
Private secretary telephone number:
0113 206 3114
Private secretary email address:
Background Information 
Professional profile:

 Adam Balen is a full time National Health Service consultant at the Leeds Centre for Reproductive Medicine and was awarded a personal chair by The University of Leeds in 2004 and a DSc in 2010 for his research. His special interests include all aspects of PCOS, Assisted Conception, Paediatric & Adolescent Gynaecology and Disorders of Sexual Development. Adam is Chair of the British Fertility Society, past Chair of the ESHRE Special Interest Group in Reproductive Endocrinology, a member of the WHO Global Infertility Guidelines Committee and Chair of the WHO Expert Working Group on the management of PCOS. He is an editor of The British Journal of Obstetrics & Gynaecology and is the author of 11 books and over 230 peer-reviewed papers. Books include Infertility in Practice (4th edition published in 2014), Reproductive Endocrinology for the MRCOG and Beyond (2nd edition 2007), The Multi-Disciplinary approach to Paediatric and Adolescent Gynaecology (2004) and Current Management of Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (2010).

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Professor Adam Balen

Professor Adam Balen Gynaecology and/or Obstetrics Consultant, Leeds, West Yorkshire, private hospital specialist.

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