Mr Iain Cameron
BSc, MBChB, MRCOG
"I enjoy having the time and resources at Spire to develop a good understanding of what patients want to achieve from their consultations."
I am a Consultant Gynaecologist based in the North East of England. I specialise in laparoscopic (“keyhole”) gynaecological surgery and ambulatory (“office”) gynaecology, where patients have procedures performed while awake as an outpatient, using miniaturised equipment.
I began my medical training in Yorkshire and moved back to the North East to specialise in Obstetrics and Gynaecology. My advanced gynaecological training was in open and laparoscopic (keyhole) abdominal surgery. I now specialise in performing surgery for conditions such as endometrial cancer (cancer of the lining of the womb), heavy menstrual bleeding, ovarian cysts and pelvic pain.
The majority of surgery I perform is laparoscopic, which is associated with reduced bleeding and time in hospital. I have introduced day case hysterectomy into my practice, allowing patients to be discharged the same day as surgery to recover in their own home. I perform diagnostic and operative hysteroscopies, where a fine camera is passed through the cervix to allow the lining of the womb to be visualised, as well as biopsies to be taken and polyps or fibroids to be removed. I also insert Mirena coils and perform laparoscopic female sterilisations.
Some of the principal treatments carried out by Mr Iain Cameron at Spire include:
Spire Washington Hospital 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.
BSc MBChB / University of Leeds / 2008
Bachelor of Science, Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery
BSc is a degree given at the end of training and research in International Health, MBChB is a degree awarded to become a Doctor of Medicine.
Member, Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG)
Member, British Society of Gynaecological Endoscopy (BSGE)
Gateshead Health NHS Foundation Trust.
Outside medicine, I enjoy spending time in my native Northumbrian countryside with my young family, as well running the odd half marathon and skiing.