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Our Gynaecologist and Obstetricians

One in four couples now experience difficulties in conceiving naturally. At Spire Bristol Hospital we offer a comprehensive range of fertility tests and treatments locally, with no need to travel anywhere else.

About our clinics

At Spire Bristol Hospital we are dedicated to helping patients achieve their ultimate goal - having a family. Our fertility team will be there to ensure that you receive the highest standards of care and we work with the following highly qualified and experienced fertility consultants:

Mr Valentine Akande (MBBS PHD MRCOG)

The specialist Fertility and Reproductive Medicine Clinic at Spire Bristol Hospital provides the highest quality assessment and treatment for fertility and other gynaecological problems.

Led by consultant obstetrician and gynaecologist Mr Valentine Akande, we are a small team who specialise in reproductive medicine and surgery. Valentine is a nationally recognised expert who specialises in fertility treatment but is also an advanced laparoscopic (keyhole) surgeon. He has been helping many women and couples since 1995.

We undertake a comprehensive range of fertility tests and treatments for women and men. The unit is also licensed by the Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority (HFEA) to undertake intra uterine insemination (IUI) treatment. We also provide assessment and advice on IVF, ICSI and egg donation treatment.

Our specialist service also includes the most up to date care for women with a range of women's health conditions including miscarriages, polycystic ovarian syndrome, fibroids, endometriosis and premature menopause.

We will work closely with you to understand your personal needs and help you resolve them maintaining utmost confidentiality. 

For further information, visit Fertility Bristol, or telephone 0117 926 9701, 0774 703 1393 or email: info@FertilityBristol.com 

Mrs Uma Gordon (MD, FRCOG)

Bristol Fertility Clinic led by Mrs Uma Gordon, internationally recognised fertility expert and surgeon, Head of IUI/IVF/ICSI at BCRM, Southmead Hospital (one of the top fertility units in the UK), offers personalised investigations, treatment and support for all.

You may just be curious to know about your current fertility status or wanting answers as to why, when you have made the decision to start a family, you are not getting pregnant or are unable to carry a pregnancy to term.

Mrs Uma Gordon and her team offer a range of fertility checks (from blood tests, tubal testing, semen analysis, scans and more), investigations and treatment. Treatments offered range from supporting you to conceive naturally to more advanced treatments such as IVF, ICSI and a 'no wait' egg donor programme.

We understand that when you are struggling for a baby you want answers and effective treatment. Mrs Gordon is a fertility consultant with over 20 years of clinical and surgical fertility experience including additional specialised training and qualifications and with continued investment in research, clinical practice and techniques, all to improve results for patients. Mrs Gordon and her team offer you specialist, compassionate and personal care with a clear commitment to your success.

Areas of expertise 

Male and female fertility assessment and treatment, Fertility Checks, HSG, HyCoSy, Anti-Mullerian Hormone (AMH), Antral Follicle Count (AFC), Semen Analysis: Fertility Drugs, Intra-Uterine Insemination (IUI), In-vitro Fertilisation (IVF), Intra-cytoplasmic Sperm Injection (ICSI), Donor Egg Treatment, Surgical Sperm Recovery (SSR), Azoospermia Management, Donor Sperm Treatment, Egg Freezing, Sperm Freezing, Fertility Counselling, Immunology including Natural Killer Cell testing.   

Investigations and treatment for: Recurrent miscarriage, PCOS, premature ovarian failure, azoospermia. We are happy to support your treatment elsewhere either in the UK or abroad with blood tests and baseline scan or monitoring/follicular tracking, as appropriate.