Consultant Profile

Dr Alistair Williams

Dr Alistair Williams BSc, MB ChB, MD, FRCPath
Practicing at:
Spire Edinburgh Hospitals, Spire Murrayfield Edinburgh
  • Pathology
    Special clinical interests:

    Gynaecological oncology

    Research interests:

    Ovarian cancer
    Endometrial pathology

    Current NHS and /or university posts:

    Reader in Pathology, and Honorary Consultant in Pathology, Department of Pathology, University of Edinburgh

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

    International Society of Gynaecological Pathologists
    Royal College of Pathologists
    International Gynaecological Cancer Society
    British Society of Colposcopy and Cervical Pathology
    British Society of Clinical Cytology
    Association of Clinical Pathologists
    Pathological Society of Great Britain and Ireland
    British Medical Association
    Medical and Dental Defence Union of Scotland

    Financial interests/shares:

    Holds less than 0.1% of the shares in Spire Healthcare Group plc.

    Background Information 
    Professional profile:

    I am an Honorary Consultant Pathologist at the Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh, and my diagnostic work is focussed on gynaecological Pathology and Cervical Cytopathology. I have 20 years of experience as a consultant pathologist practising across a range of specialities. I sub specialise in gynaecological pathology, and have experience across the range of benign and malignant gynaecological diseases, with particular expertise in diagnosis of gynaecological cancers. I have research interests in ovarian cancer, as well as in effects of various drug treatments on the uterus, and have international recognition of my experience in this field.

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