About

Professor Christian Phillips BM BSc Hons DM FRCOG.  Consultant Gynaecologist and Urogynaecologist. Visiting Professor, University of Winchester.

Professor Christian Phillips has been a NHS consultant gynaecologist at Hampshire Hospitals, Basingstoke since 2004.  He has private practice consulting rooms at the Candover Clinic Basingstoke and The Hampshire Clinic, Old Basing, Hampshire

Professor Phillips was trained at the University of Southampton.  He continued his postgraduate education in the Wessex region and was awarded a Doctorate (DM) in Urogynaecology at the University of Southampton.

Professor Christian is committed to helping women and has developed a particular expertise in treating pelvic floor problems such as incontinence and prolapse as well as having a very experienced general gynaecology practice.  He has particular expertise in laparoscopic (keyhole) surgery.  This is particularly difficult surgery to perform so Professor Christian has pioneered several teaching programmes around the world to help others learn from his expertise.

He is a strong believer in research and audit and so is actively involved in various research studies.  He is currently undertaking research into potential benefits for laser therapy in gynaecology.  He was appointed a visiting Professor at the University of Winchester in 2016 and works for national and international organisations to help further research in the field of urogynaecology.

Specialist in

He has special interests and skills in the following:

Urogynaecology

  • Incontinence of urine or faeces
  • Recurrent / interstitial cystitis
  • Bladder weakness
  • Painful bladder
  • Urinary frequency and urgenc
  • Pelvic floor problems Prolapse
  • Weak pelvic floor

General gynaecology

  • Period problems
  • Menopause / HRT
  • Fibroids
  • Pelvic Pain / stage 1-2 endometriosis
  • Ovarian cysts

Minimal access (keyhole) Surgery Laparoscopy

  • Laparoscopic sacrocolpopexy / hysteropexy
  • Laparoscopic colposuspension
  • Laparoscopic Hysterectomy

Latest treatments / investigations

  • MRI for endometriosis
  • Ambulatory and video urodynamics
  • Opportunity for clinical trials (laser for incontinence)

Patient journey

Professor Phillips offers appointments at a number of highly regarded, CQC compliant locations across North Hampshire. As well as outpatient facilities the locations have outstanding diagnostic and in-patient facilities should they be required.

Professor Phillips is recognised by all major insurance companies and has held BUPA and AXA PPP registration since 2006. His patients have been insured with a variety of insurers including but not limited to include BUPA, AXA PPP, WPA, Cigna, Aviva, PHS and Standard life.

Appointments are available at a time to suit you, with both day, evening and weekend appointments available.

Research

  • Visiting Professor at University of Winchester
  • Chair of RCOG pelvic floor clinical studies group
  • Chief investigator for multicentre trial of laser therapy for incontinence and prolapse
  • Principal Investigator for national & international trials
  • IUGA Scientific Committee 2017 to present / Research and Development Committee 2012-2016
  • Supervisor at Winchester and Southampton Universities for postgraduate and undergraduate degrees

Education

  • Invited lecturer BSUG, RCOG, IUGA and EUGA.
  • EUGA education Committee
  • Faculty for laparoscopic surgery workshops & surgical master classes: IUGA, EUGA, BSUG etc.

Hospitals

Professor Phillips consults at the following hospitals:

  • Hampshire Hospitals, Basingstoke, Hampshire.