Professor Adam Balen

Professor of Reproductive Medicine and Surgery


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I am a full-time NHS consultant at the Leeds Centre for Reproductive Medicine and was awarded a personal chair by the University of Leeds in 2004 and a DSc in 2010 for my research. My special interests include all aspects of PCOS, assisted conception, paediatric and adolescent gynaecology and disorders of sexual development.

I am chair of the British Fertility Society, past chair of the ESHRE Special Interest Group in reproductive endocrinology, a member of the WHO Global Infertility Guidelines Committee and Chair of the WHO Expert Working Group on the management of PCOS.

I am an editor of The British Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology and the author of 11 books and over 230 peer-reviewed papers. Books include 'Infertility in Practice' (4th edition published in 2014), 'Reproductive Endocrinology for the MRCOG and Beyond' (2nd edition 2007), 'The Multi-Disciplinary approach to Paediatric and Adolescent Gynaecology' (2004) and 'Current Management of Polycystic Ovary Syndrome' (2010).


Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Professor Adam Balen at Spire include:


Other treatments

  • Polycystic ovary syndrome

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Additional information

Gynaecology and/or obstetrics
Assisted conception
Laparoscopic surgery
Reproductive health

Professional memberships

British Society Paediatric Adolescent Gynaecology

Royal College of Gynaecologists

British Fertility Society

European Society Human Reproduction and Embryology

American Society of Reproductive Medicine.

Professor of Reproductive Medicine and Surgery, Leeds Teaching Hospitals Trust

Telephone Insured patients 0113 218 5908/9, self-pay patients 0113 218 5967
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