Mr Michael Ellard
MB ChB, FRCOG
"I enjoy the friendly atmosphere at Murrayfield Wirral and value the professionalism of the staff."
Michael Ellard is a native of Northern Ireland and graduated from Queen's University Belfast in 1992. He moved to England in 1996 where he initially trained in IVF at the Royal United Hospital, Bath. During this post he was responsible for setting up the hospital's egg donation service. He moved to the Mersey region in 1999 to complete his specialist training in obstetrics and gynaecology and became a consultant at Wirral University Teaching Hospitals (WUTH) in 2005.
Mr Ellard has set up the fertility service there and now provides a satellite IVF service in conjunction with the Hewitt Centre in Liverpool. He provides a holistic approach to the management of couples and can provide advice and access to all fertility treatment options. In addition to his reproductive medicine specialist interests he has a recurrent miscarriage clinic. Mr Ellard undertakes minimally invasive surgery for a wide range of gynaecological conditions including hysterectomy and removal of fibroids. He has an extensive non clinical workload which includes; clinical service lead for Womens' services at WUTH and is the training programme director for senior O&G trainees within the North West of England
Some of the principal treatments carried out by Mr Michael Ellard at Spire include:
Investigation and management of recurrent miscarriage
Management of menopause
Spire Murrayfield Hospital Wirral is only able to provide Covid-19 tests to patients undergoing surgery at our hospital. Covid-19 testing or antibody tests are not available as a standalone service.
MB BCh / Queens, Belfast / 1992
Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery
FRCOG / Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists, London / 2010
Fellow of the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists
Royal College of Obstetrics and Gynaecology
British Fertility Society
British Society of Gynaecological Endoscopy
European Society of Human Reproduction and Embryology
Clinical Service Lead for Womens' Services Wirral University Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust
Training Programme Director, School of O & G, Health Education North West
ATSM Director Health Education North West
Mr Ellard is currently involved in research studies in infertility and miscarriage and editor for the British Journal of Hospital Medicine
Wirral University Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust
Hewitt Fertility Centre, Liverpool and Knutsford
Mr Ellard moved to the Wirral in 2006 and currently live by the beach in Hoylake. He enjoys long walks with the dogs and keeps fit.