|Mr Bernard Bentick
Bernard has been a Consultant in Reproductive Medicine, Gynaecology and Obstetrics in Shropshire for 19 years. He has set up and developed the Shropshire and Mid-Wales Fertility Centre. He consults in the NHS at the Royal Shrewsbury Hospital and the Princess Royal Hospital, Telford. Privately he consults at the Nuffield Hospital, Shrewsbury on Thursday afternoon & evening and the Apley Clinic, Telford on alternate Mondays.
Bernard qualified in medicine in 1978 and obtained his general gynaecological and obstetric training in Liverpool, gaining the MRCOG qualification in 1984. He then worked in Watford and the Middlesex Hospital before researching reproductive medicine (including IVF) at the Royal Free Hospital. He was a leader in developing ovarian stimulation for IVF in the 1980's. He then worked in Leicester for 3 years setting up the NHS IVF service before being appointed as a Consultant in Shropshire.
He has published on fertility and menstrual disorder topics. He is a preceptor (post graduate teacher) in reproductive medicine and surgery, assisted conception and advanced laparoscopic and hysteroscopic surgery.
His main areas of interest and expertise are fertility investigations and treatment, IVF/ICSI, fertility surgery, reversal of female sterilisation, surgical sperm retrieval procedures, polycystic ovarian syndrome, investigation and management of heavy and painful periods, including endometrial resection (TCRE), treatment of fibroids, endometrial polyps and endometriosis and finally menopausal problems.
Bernard has a person centred approach, involving his patients in the decision making process regarding their care and responding to their individual needs.