Mr Martin Powell

Consultant Gynaecologist

Private & NHS

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Professional profile

Mr Powell was appointed as a Consultant in 1993. He has pioneered the use of Minimal access surgical techniques in gynaecology that have been widely accepted in the region. These include laparocopic treatment for ectopic pregnancies, endometrioisis, ovarian cysts, hysterectomies , tension free vaginal tapes , endometrial ablations under local anaesthetic, one stop menstrual disorder clinic, and uterine artery embolisation for fibroids.

He was Clinical Director of the Obstetric and Gynaecology department for 5 years, and then the Head of Service for 18 months. He then became the Clinical Lead for Gynaecology at the Treatment Centre where he helps to develop the skills of staff in order to help them provide a great service to patients.

Mr Powell sees and treats both NHS and private patients at the Treatment Centre.

Personal profile

Happily married for 25 years with 4 children, 2 dogs, 3 cats and 4 hens!

Current NHS or research position

Consultant Gynaecologist, Nottingham University Hospitals Trust

Special clinical interests

Mr Powell has a wide range of interests in benign gynaecology ranging from the use of Uterine Artery Embolisations for fibroids to hormonal ablative therapy for severe PMS.

He has a specific one stop menstrual disorder clinic for the conservative management of menstrual complaints. Here using versapoint technology intrauterine polyps are removed, LA ablations for failed medical treatments are carried out, retrieval of lost IUDs and immediate diagnosis of PMB.

There is a subsiduary clinic which runs monthly for women with known fibroids where they are either suggested to have a UAE or fibroids that are intra uterine resected or with open surgery - myomectomy

He has an all day list in the Treatment Centre where more complex cases of Endometriosis are treated either surgically excised or ablated with PLASMA jet technology.

Uro-gynaecological complaints such as Genuine stress incontinence with Tension Free Vaginal tapes are also carried out in the daycase unit.

Research interests

Menstrual Disorders, Fibroids, Endometriosis, Minimal Access surgical techniques