Dr Simon Nicholson

Dr Simon Nicholson

Consultant Gynaecologist

Specialises in

  • Menstrual problems and pelvic pain
  • Surgery for prolapse and urinary incontinence
  • Hysterectomy - vaginal, abdominal and laparoscopic
  • Urodynamics
  • Colposcopy
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Practising at

Clinic times:
Tuesday: 1.30pm - 5.30pm
Friday (alternate): 9am - 11am (Shawfair)

An initial consultation with Dr Simon Nicholson is from £180.

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Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Dr Simon Nicholson at Spire include:

Other treatments

  • Hysterectomy - vaginal, abdominal and laparoscopic 
  • Menorrhagia
  • Menstrual Disorders
  • Prolapse
  • TVT
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Professional profile

I graduated in medicine from Cambridge and London Universities in 1989. I spent three years working in Oxford and gained an MD in infertility. Most of my clinical training was in South East Scotland. I became a consultant in 2001.

My main interests are surgery for urinary incontinence and prolapse. I perform urodynamic investigations and carry out a large number of tension-free vaginal tape operations (TVT) for patients with stress incontinence. I perform vaginal hysterectomy and pelvic floor repair operations for women with prolapse and sacrospinous fixation procedures for vaginal vault prolapse.

In women with menstrual dysfunction, I perform a wide range of procedures including endometrial ablation, Mirena® coil, vaginal and abdominal hysterectomy as well as laparoscopic hysterectomy. I am an accredited colposcopist.

General Medical Council Number: C3327869

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Additional information

Clinical interests

Gynaecology and/or obstetrics
Laparoscopic surgery
Menstrual disorders

Special Clinical Interests: Surgery for urinary incontinence and prolapse. Urodynamic investigations.

Qualification and professional memberships

Professional memberships

Fellow of the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists
International Urogynaecology Association British Society of Urogynaecology
British Society for Colposcopy and Cervical Pathology Scottish Pelvic Floor Network

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Current NHS posts

Consultant Gynaecologist, Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh and St Johnʼs Hospital, Livingston

Clinical Director Gynaecology NHS Lothian

Personal profile

Outside work I enjoy spending time with my family. I have four children. We enjoy foreign travel, going out to the cinema and theatre, watching Scotland play rugby and walking the dog.

Contact information

Telephone 0131 334 0363
Email drsimonnicholson@yahoo.co.uk
Private secretary fax 0131 334 7338
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