Mr Ilyas Arshad

Consultant Gynaecologist

MBChB, MRCS, MMEDSci, MRCOG


Specialises in

I am a Consultant Gynaecologist at the Liverpool Women's Hospital NHS Foundation Trust with a special interest in pelvic pain and endometriosis. I am the Clinical Lead of this service and have recently led the endometriosis team at the Liverpool Women's Hospital to become a BSGE Accredited Centre.

I am a member of the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists and also the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh.

I received training in advanced laparoscopic gynaecology Surgery for the excision of benign Disease at the John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford. This was the busiest British Society of Gynaecological Endoscopy (BSGE) Accredited Endometriosis centre at the time. I trained in complex benign gynaecological surgery including endometriosis, adenomyosis, fibroids and chronic pelvic pain.

In addition, I have worked at the following hospitals: St Thomas’, St Mary’s, St Georges and Royal Marsden. Experience in all these hospitals have provided me with great experience and knowledge to help me provide excellent clinical care to my patients.

I am trained in advanced laparoscopic surgery, robotic surgery, hysteroscopic and also open surgery, and have extensive experience in general surgery including: colorectal, vascular and urology.

I was awarded the BSGE travelling Fellowship - I decided to carry out a fellowship with Professor Horace Roman, the world's leading expert in bowel related endometriosis and also nerve sparing surgery, in France. I have also been awarded the Alan Gordan travelling Fellowship.

I have carried out many complex gynaecology surgeries using minimal access techniques (laparoscopy/robotics) including, stage four recto-vaginal endometriosis, myomectomies, hysterectomies, ovarian surgery (removal of ovaries/ cysts), tubal surgery, uterine surgery, fibroid surgery and operative hysteroscopic surgeries.

I am active in teaching and training, have an MSc in Medical Education and am faculty a member of BSGE run surgical cadaveric courses. I am also Faculty for laparoscopic simulation training. I am a member of the subcommittee for the BSGE awards and prizes, an examiner for final year medical school examinations and an education supervisor for medical students and post graduate doctors at the University of Liverpool.

I have a passion for research and have published papers in peer review journals and presented in international and national conferences. I also won the European Surgical Society Research award for my completed research project in Nimes, France.

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Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Mr Ilyas Arshad at Spire include:

Gynaecology

Other treatments

  • Adenomyosis
  • Contraception
  • Dilation and curettage (D&C)
  • Endometrial ablation
  • Endometrial resection
  • Endometriosis excisional surgery
  • Gynaecological biopsies
  • Hormone replacement therapy (HRT)
  • Hysteroscopic procedures
  • Mirena coil insertion
  • Myomectomy
  • Ovarian cystectomy
  • Ovarian screening
  • Polypectomy
  • Removal of Ovaries/ Fallopian Tubes/ Adnexal surgery

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Additional information

Endometriosis
Hysterectomy
Hysteroscopy
Laparoscopic surgery

MBChB / University of Liverpool / 1995
Bachelor of Medicine

MRCS / Member of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh / 2005
Member of the Royal College of Surgeons

MMEDSci / Master of Medical Education- University of Nottingham / 2008
Master of Medical Science

MRCOG / Member of the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists / 2015
Member, Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists


Professional memberships

British Medical Association

Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists

Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh

British Society for Gynaecological Endoscopy (BSGE)

European Society for Gynaecological Endoscopy (ESGE)

American Association of Gynaecological Laparoscopists (AAGL)

British and Irish Associations of Robotic Gynaecological Surgeons (BIARGS)


Professional leadership

Thought Leadership Course- King's College London
NHS Clinical Leadership Network Programme
Clinical Lead for the BSGE accredited Endometriosis Service at Liverpool Women's NHS Foundation Trust

Consultant Gynaecologist at the Liverpool Women's Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.

I enjoy reading, playing sports and travelling in my spare time

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