Mr Richard Cartmill

Consultant Gynaecologist

MB BCh, BAO, MFFP, FRCOG


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After graduating from The Queen's University of Belfast I did my pre membership training in the Belfast Teaching Hospitals. My post membership training was at St James' University Hospital and The Jessop Hospital for Women, Sheffield, before taking up a consultant post at Good Hope Hospital in Sutton Coldfield.

I offer a full gynaecological service with a special interest in minimal access surgery. I have extensive experience with diagnostic and operative hysteroscopy and treatments for excessive menstrual bleeding and I am proud to have introduced uterine balloon ablation to Spire Little Aston Hospital. I have a keen interest in pelvic pain and laparoscopic treatment of endometriosis. I am a certified colposcopist with BSCCP and offer colposcopy services. In my NHS practice I run a menopause service and offer advice on all forms of hormone replacement therapy (HRT).

I have a strong interest in training and I am a college tutor in obstetrics and gynaecology and also a postgraduate clinical tutor at Good Hope Hospital.

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Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Mr Richard Cartmill at Spire include:

Gynaecology

Other treatments

  • Menstrual disorders 
  • Menorrhagia
  • Hysteroscopy and hysteroscopic procedures
  • Menopause
  • Post menopausal problems
  • Endometriosis
  • Screening for gynaecological cancer 
  • Prolapse surgery

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Additional information

Clinical interests

Endometriosis
Gynaecological cancer
Hysteroscopy
Menstrual disorders
Menopause
Menorrhagia
Prolapse

Abnormal bleeding (between periods / after menopause), Minimal treatments for HMB (NovaSure) and uterine polyp removal (hysteroscopic morcellation), Pelvic pain, Treatment for abnormal smears, Perineal vulval surgery.

Current NHS posts

Consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecology, Good Hope Hospital, University Hospitals Birmingham Foundation Trust

Head of Postgraduate School of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Health Education England, West Midlands

Royal College Obstetricians and Gynaecologists Regional College Advisor

Personal profile

I live in Sutton Coldfield and have three young sons.                                                                                                            

Contact information

Telephone 0121 580 7151
Private secretary Adele May
Private secretary telephone 0121 580 7406
Private secretary fax 0121 352 1971
Private secretary email adele.may@spirehealthcare.com