Mr Stuart Lavery is a Consultant in Gynaecology, Reproductive Medicine and Surgery. He specialises in the prevention, diagnosis and management of fertility concerns. Mr Lavery works as an NHS consultant at the Hammersmith and Queen Charlotte’s Hospitals – one of London’s renowned teaching hospitals. He trained as an undergraduate in South Africa before completing post-graduate specialisation in Obstetrics and Gynaecology at the John Radcliffe Hospital in Oxford.
Mr Lavery is passionate about research. As part of his training, he completed a research fellowship at Imperial College in IVF and Preimplantation Genetic Diagnosis. He is currently appointed as an Honorary Senior Lecturer in the Department of Reproductive Medicine at Imperial College London. He also authored more than 30 publications in the field and presented his research work at numerous international and national meetings.
Mr Lavery is the director of IVF Hammersmith, one of the United Kingdom’s largest IVF Units and a renowned centre of excellence for assisted conception. He specialises in specific reproductive surgical techniques such as open microsurgery for repair of damaged fallopian tubes as well as minimal access (or ‘key-hole’) techniques in laparoscopic and hysteroscopic surgery. Mr Lavery is an active member of the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists and is involved in sub-specialty training for Reproductive Medicine and Surgery in the United Kingdom. He is also an official spokesman for the British Fertility Society.
In Vitro Fertilisation (IVF)
Recurrent implantation screening
open microsurgery for repair of damaged fallopian tubes
laparoscopic (key-hole) surgery
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Obstetrics and gynaecology (Reproductive Medicine) From 30 Sep 2002