Mr Andrew Drakeley

Consultant Gynaecologist

MBChB, MD, MRCOG, CCST


Specialises in

  • Female infertility
  • Male infertility
  • Menopause
  • Menstrual disorders
  • Recurrent miscarriage

I'm a Consultant Gynaecologist with a special interest in assisted conception, fertility preservation, viral discordancy and have been instrumental in introducing egg sharing to Liverpool. I'm also the regional lead clinician for egg donation. Substantive appointment in 2005 as Consultant Gynaecologist at the Liverpool Women’s NHS Foundation Trust. In addition to Clinical Director for gynaecology and Hewitt Fertility Centre.

I offer a wide range of treatments including general gynaecology with a focus on all aspects of reproductive medicine and related surgery, including laparoscopic procedures (keyhole) and male testicular sperm extraction. Assisted conception: all aspects including IVF/ICSI, egg & sperm donation, fertility preservation, surrogacy, recurrent miscarriage.

I have a weekly NHS operating list including laparoscopic procedures including ovarian and Fallopian tubal work, Abdominal hysterectomy and myomectomy and Hysteroscopic removals of polyps and fibroids.

I am a Clinical Director at the Hewitt Fertility Centre (since 2015) and Gynaecology (since 2018). Clinical budget holder for over £25m / year. I am also involved in teaching and training with Liverpool & Edge Hill Universities for medical students, research MD postgraduates, advanced nurse practitioners and doctors.

In 1996, I undertook a research post investigating recurrent pregnancy loss and the menopause, and was awarded my MD doctorate in 2004. In 1997, I worked for six months at Coronation Hospital, Johannesburg and then for eight months at Groote Schuur Hospital, Cape Town, South Africa as an Obstetric & Gynaecology Registrar. I returned to the Mersey Obstetrics & Gynaecology rotation in 1998 completing my MRCOG specialty qualification in 1999. From 2002 to 2005, I worked as a subspecialty fellow at the Hewitt Centre for Reproductive Medicine, Liverpool, including sabbaticals to Sydney and Melbourne, Australia to increase my expertise in laparoscopic surgery and assisted conception.

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General Medical Council Number: C4101606

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Qualification and professional memberships

MBChB / Liverpool University / 1994
Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery


Professional memberships

Clinical Director for Gynaecology and Fertility services, Liverpool Women’s

Honorary Senior Clinical Lecturer, Edge Hill University and clinical program lead for MCh (O&G) and MSc advanced fertility practice

Liverpool University honorary MD supervisor

RCOG subspecialty committee for reproductive medicine

Contact information

Telephone 0151 522 1881
Website http://www.liverpoolgynaecologist.com
Private secretary Petronella Franken
Private secretary telephone 0151 522 1888
Private secretary email Petronella.franken@spirehealthcare.com