Mr Gurminder Matharu

Mr Gurminder Matharu

Consultant Gynaecologist and Urogynaecologist
MB ChB, FRCOG

Specialises in

  • Bladder pain
  • Cystitis and urodynamics
  • Incontinence
  • Menstrual disorders and ovarian cysts
  • Utero-vaginal prolapse
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Practising at

Spire Little Aston Hospital
Tel: 0121 353 2444
Clinic times:
Monday (alternate): 6.30pm - 8pm
Spire Parkway Hospital
Tel: 0121 704 1451
Clinic times:
Tuesday: 2pm - 4.30pm
Thursday (alternate): 6pm - 8pm

An initial consultation with Mr Gurminder Matharu is from £200.

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Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Mr Gurminder Matharu at Spire include:

Other treatments

I also provide treatments for the overactive bladder (incl. Botox), recurrent cystitis/urine infections, bladder pain (interstitial cystitis). I perform simple and complex surgery to treat prolapse of the womb/vagina.

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Professional profile

I have been a consultant gynaecologist for over 15 years and I am a specialist in urogynaecology. In addition to providing a general gynaecology service, I look after women with bladder and pelvic floor problems. I provide my patients with a detailed and thorough assessment, with treatment decisions being made in partnership with patients.

I specialise in the management of bladder and pelvic floor problems, such as urinary incontinence, overactive bladder, bladder pain, cystitis, recurrent infections and prolapse. I have accumulated considerable experience in the simple and complex prolapse surgery e.g. repeat surgery. I work and liaise with other health professionals (e.g. physiotherapists, colorectal surgeons) when necessary to ensure my patients receive a high standard of care.

My approach is to tailor treatment to the individual rather than a one size fits all. This is particularly important when it comes to surgery when having a number of techniques at one's disposal gives women a choice. I also have over 20 years' experience managing menstrual disorders, ovarian cysts and abnormal vaginal bleeding. I receive very positive feedback from patients and my colleagues.

In my NHS and private practice, I have performed over 1,400 procedures to treat urinary incontinence, over 900 vaginal repairs, 275 vaginal hysterectomies + 100 abdominal hysterectomies, 94 abdominal procedures to treat uterovaginal prolapse, over 1,200 urodynamic investigations, over 50 endometrial ablations, over 200 laparoscopies, over 1,700 cystoscopies and over 300 hysteroscopies.

I am clinical lead for urogynaecology at the University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust and I am the Deputy Chair of the Spire Parkway Hospital Medical Advisory Committee.

In addition, I am also vice-chair of the Information Committee of the British Society of Urogynaecology. I am also the Deputy Chair of and the Gynaecology Representative on the Spire Parkway Hospital Medical Advisory Committee. These are unpaid positions.

I record outcomes of all continence procedures and prolapse operations so that I can audit my results, including complications. An audit allows me to make improvements where possible and also provides me with information which I can share with patients so they know what results to expect following a particular treatment. I submit my outcomes from continence and prolapse surgery to the British Society of Urogynaecology Database.

General Medical Council Number: C3581957

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Additional information

Clinical interests

Hysteroscopy
Incontinence
Laparoscopic surgery
Menorrhagia
Menstrual disorders
Post menopausal problems
Prolapse
Urodynamics
Urogynaecology
Urinary tract infections

Qualification and professional memberships

MB ChB / University of Liverpool / 1991
Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery
MB ChB is a degree given by a university on graduation from medical school.


Professional memberships

Royal College of Obstetricians & Gynaecologists
British Society of Urogynaecology
International Urogynecology Association
UK Continence Society


Professional leadership

Lead Clinician for Urogynaecology in Heart of England NHS Foundation Trust
Vice-Chair of the Information Committee of the British Society of Urogynaecology
Gynaecology Representative on and Deputy Chair of the Medical Advisory Committee at Spire Parkway Hospital

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Research and publications

Current NHS posts

Consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist, University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust (UHB).

Personal profile

I am married, with three children. I enjoy listening to music, cooking, playing tennis and spending as much time as I can with my family.

Contact information

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