Dr Yi Ling Chan

Consultant in Obstetrics and Urogynaecology

MB BS, MRCOG, FRCOG


Specialises in

  • Hysterectomy surgery
  • Menstrual disorders
  • Pelvic floor disorders
  • Prolapse surgeries
  • Bladder investigations

I have been a Consultant in Obstetrics and Gynaecology / Urogynaecology since 2009. I am the Urogynaecology Lead and I lead the Calderdale and Huddersfield NHS FT Pelvic Floor Service which comprises Urogynaecology, Urology and Colorectal services and specialists, Women's Health Physiotherapy and Continence Advisory Services.

I set up the Urogynaecology MDT and the multidisciplinary Pelvic Floor MDT for Calderdale and Kirklees. The Pelvic Floor Service has been awarded the British Society of Urogynaecology Accreditation.

I hold regular Urogynaecology Clinics at Spire Elland Hospital as well as Urodynamic studies, hysteroscopies and have a regular theatre list.

Research interests: I am the local principle investigator for several multicentre UK collaborative trials including Prospect Trial, VUE Study, OPAL Trial and FUTURE Study.

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General Medical Council Number: C6036662

Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Dr Yi Ling Chan at Spire include:

Gynaecology

Other treatments

  • Prolapse surgeries
  • Laparoscopy gynaecological surgeries

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Important information about Covid-19 tests

Spire Elland Hospital is only able to provide Covid-19 tests to patients undergoing surgery at our hospital. Covid-19 testing or antibody tests are not available as a standalone service.

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Additional information

Clinical interests

Urogynaecology
Laparoscopic surgery

Qualification and professional memberships

MB BS / Malaysia / 1996
Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery

MRCOG / London / 2003
Membership of Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists

FRCOG / London / 2015
Fellowship of Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists


Professional memberships

Governance Committee, British Society of Urogynaecology

Affiliate Member, European Urogynaecological Association

Member, International Urogynecological Association

Member, British Society for Gynaecological Endoscopy

Member, European Society for Gynaecological Endoscopy

Elected Member, American Association of Gynecologic Laparoscopists

Current NHS posts

Consultant in Obstetrics and Urogynaecology, Calderdale and Huddersfield NHS Foundation Trust

Personal profile

I am a proud mother and I enjoy cooking, outdoor activities, Chinese calligraphy and travelling.

I am fluent in English, Malay, Mandarin and Cantonese.

I enjoy my work as a volunteer for the Leeds Chinese Community School. During my time there I have taken part in fundraising and am actively involved in charity events including organising workshops, award ceremonies and performances for Chinese New Year to name but a few.