Consultant Profile

Mr Phil Assassa

Mr Phil Assassa MB ChB MRCOG
Practicing at:
Spire Dewsbury Clinic and Spire Elland Hospital, Spire Methley Park Hospital
  • Gynaecology and/or Obstetrics
    Special clinical interests:

    Urogynaecology-  Vaginal Prolapse and bladder leakage
    Continence managment
    General Gynaecology- Period problems, pelvic pain, vaginal discharge

    Research interests:

    Before commencing as a consultant Mr Assassa was a Senior research fellow for the Medical Research Council Leicester Incontinence study. 
    He has published over 25 papers on the management of continence. He regularly lectures at National and International conferences on the medical and surgical management of urogynaecology problems. He has presented over 100 abstracts to the UK Continence Society, International Continence Society and the International Urogynaecology Society. He has been an invited speaker at the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists and the National Bladder forum and numerous regional meetings.

    Current NHS and /or university posts:

    Consultant Gynaecologist and Urogynaecologist Mid Yorkshire NHS Trust.

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

    Royal College of Obstericians and Gynaecologist
    International Continence Society
    International Urogynaecology Association
    International Continence Society
    International Urogynaecology Association
    Royal College of Obstericians and Gynaecologist
    UK Continence society
    British Society of Urogynaecology (Chair of National Surgical Audit Commitee).
    Chair of Trustiees Bladder and Bowel foundation

    Contact Details 
    Telephone number to make a private appointment:
    01977 664217
    Private secretary:
    Eleanor Banks Tue - Wed 7.30am - 6.00pm. Friday 8.30am - 5.00pm
    Private secretary telephone number:
    01977 664244
    Friday 1.00pm - 5.00pm
    Background Information 
    Professional profile:

    Mr Assassa has over 10 years as a NHS Consultant in Gynaecology and is a specialist in Urogynaecology (Problems with Bladder control, continence and Vaginal Prolapse).
    He has pioneered New Surgical and none-surgical therapies for continence. Often making treatment quicker, more confortable and with a shorter recovery time. Mr Assassa represents the Royal college of Obstetrics and gynaecologists in helping NICE (The National Institute of Clinical Excelence) review new surgical techniques in Urogynaecology. At present Mr Assassa is the British Society of Urogynaecology shadow Chair of Clinical audit (Becoming Chair Nov 2011).
    He regularly audits his work and the results are among the best in the country for low complications, high success rates and high patient satisfaction.

    Mr Assassa is the Chair of the Bladder and Bowel Foundation the largest National Charity for continence problems.
    This is the Charity which advertises on TV encouraging people to seek help for continence problems. Mr Assassa is also the National and International Surgical trainer for a number of surgical companies. He regularly trains consultants from all over the world in new surgical techniques.

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    Mr Phil Assassa

    Mr Phil Assassa Gynaecology and/or Obstetrics Consultant, Leeds, private hospital specialist.

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