Mr Gurminder Matharu

Mr Gurminder Matharu

Consultant Gynaecologist and Urogynaecologist

Practising at

Spire Parkway Hospital

Spire Little Aston Hospital

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Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Mr Gurminder Matharu at Spire include:


Other treatments

I also provide treatments for the overactive bladder (incl. Botulinum toxin), recurrent cystitis/urine infections, bladder pain (interstitial cystitis). I perform simple & complex surgery to treat prolapse of the womb/vagina.

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Professional profile

I have been a consultant gynaecologist for 14 years and I am a specialist in urogynaecology. In addition to providing a general gynaecology service, I look after women with bladder and pelvic floor problems. I provide my patients with a detailed and thorough assessment, with treatment decisions being made in partnership with patients. My approach is to tailor treatment to the individual rather than a one size fits all. This is particularly important when it comes to surgery, when having a number of techniques at one's disposal gives women choice. I also have over 20 years' experience managing menstrual disorders, ovarian cysts and abnormal vaginal bleeding. I receive very positive feedback from patients and my colleagues.

I specialise in the management of bladder and pelvic floor problems, such as urinary incontinence, overactive bladder, bladder pain, cystitis, recurrent infections and prolapse. I have accumulated considerable experience in the simple and complex prolapse surgery eg. repeat surgery. I work and liaise with other health professionals (eg. phyiotherapists, colorectal surgeons) when necessary to ensure my patients receive a high standard of care.

In my NHS and private practice I have performed: Over 1400 procedures to treat urinary incontinence, Over 900 vaginal repairs, 275 vaginal hysterectomies + 100 abdominal hysterectomies, 94 abdominal procedures to treat uterovaginal prolapse, Over 1200 urodynamic investigations, Over 50 endometrial ablations, Over 200 laparoscopies, Over 1700 cystoscopies, Over 300 hysteroscopies.

I am clinical lead for urogynaecology in Heart of England NHS Foundation Trust and I am the Deputy Chair of the Spire Parkway Hospital Medical Advisory Committee.

In addition, I am also vice-chair of the Information Committee of the British Society of Urogynaecology.

I record outcomes of all continence procedures and prolapse operations so that I can audit my results, including complications. Audit allows me to make improvements where possible and also provides me with information which I can share with patients so they know what results to expect following a particular treatment. I submit my outcomes from continence and prolapse surgery to the British Society of Urogynaecology Database.

Clinical Interests

Laparoscopic surgery
Menstrual disorders
Post menopausal problems
Urinary tract infections

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Qualification and professional memberships

MB ChB / University of Liverpool / 1991
Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery
MB ChB is a degree given by a university on graduation from medical school.

Professional memberships

Royal College of Obstetricians & Gynaecologists
British Society of Urogynaecology
International Urogynecology Association
UK Continence Society

Professional leadership

Lead Clinician for Urogynaecology in Heart of England NHS Foundation Trust
Vice-Chair of the Information Committee of the British Society of Urogynaecology
Gynaecology Representative on and Deputy Chair of the Medical Advisory Committee at Spire Parkway Hospital

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Current NHS posts

Consultant Obstetrician & Gynaecologist, Heart of England NHS Foundation Trust

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Research and Publication


Bailey C, Matharu GS. Conservative management as an initial approach for post-operative voiding dysfunction. Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol 2012;160(1):106-109.
Jan 2012

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Personal Profile

I am married to Emma and we have three children Toby, Charlie and Sophia. I enjoy listening to music, cooking, playing tennis and spending as much time as I can with my family.

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Financial Interests

I am the Deputy Chair of and the Gynaecology Representative on the Spire Parkway Hospital Medical Advisory Committee. These are unpaid positions.

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Private contact details

Telephone 0121 704 5530 - Parkway
Private secretary Emma Matharu
Private secretary telephone 07973 424 564
Private secretary email

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