Dr Rosemary Cochrane

Consultant Gynaecologist


Specialises in

  • Non surgical gynaecology
  • Menopause
  • Contraception
  • Pelvic pain

My main interests are in medical gynaecology, menopause and hormone replacement therapy. I also hold a Diploma in Genito-Urinary Medicine and part of my NHS role is diagnosing and managing genital problems (such as skin problems) and sexually transmitted infection. I am trained in gynaecological ultrasound so perform detailed transvaginal scans for reassurance and to diagnose gynaecological disease.

I trained in medicine at the University of Glasgow and qualified in 1985. Initially I worked in anaesthesia but for the past twenty years I have trained and worked in Obstetrics and Gynaecology. I work in the NHS as a consultant in Gynaecology and Sexual Health at the Chalmers Centre for Sexual and Reproductive Health in Edinburgh city centre.

I have been trained in the management of female sexual problems so I am familiar with seeing patients who may have a problem they have usually found too embarrassing or too personal to discuss with their regular healthcare professionals.


General Medical Council Number: C3102637

Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Dr Rosemary Cochrane at Spire include:


Other treatments

Pelvic ultrasound, endometrial biopsy, vulval biopsy, contraceptive implant/intrauterine device, hormone levels, menopause advice and hormone replacement therapy prescription, HRT implant insertion, diagnosis and treatment of STIs, sexual health screening, well woman screening, unplanned pregnancy advice and referral

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Additional information

Gynaecology and/or obstetrics
Sexual health

HRT, non-surgical gynaecology, sexual problems, contraception, unplanned pregnancy

Professional memberships

Member of the Royal Society of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists

British Menopause Society

Member of the Faculty of Sexual and Reproductive Health

Medical Defence Union

General Medical Council

Consultant in Gynaecology and Sexual Health, Chalmers Centre for Sexual and Reproductive Health, Edinburgh