Mr Michael Ellard

Consultant Gynaecologist


"I enjoy the friendly atmosphere at Murrayfield Wirral and value the professionalism of the staff."

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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


Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Mr Michael Ellard at Spire include:


Other treatments

Investigation and management of recurrent miscarriage

Management of menopause

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Additional information

Gynaecology and/or obstetrics
Assisted conception
Laparoscopic surgery
Menstrual disorders
Post menopausal problems
Reproductive health

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

Professional memberships

Royal College of Obstetrics and Gynaecology

British Fertility Society

British Society of Gynaecological Endoscopy

European Society of Human Reproduction and Embryology

Professional leadership

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.

Telephone 0151 929 5181
Private secretary Tracey Turner