Mr Eduardo Cortes

Consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist

QualificationsLMS MRCOG MD (res) Sub-specialist Urogynaecology

Languages spoken:English, Spanish

Main NHS base:

  • Kingston Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

Member of:

Member Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists

British Society of Urogynaecology

IUGA (International Urogynaecological Association)

International Continence Society

International Consultation on Incontinence – Research Society

Clinical interests:

  • Overactive bladder (sensitive bladder)
  • Pelvic floor vaginal prolapse and reconstructive surgery
  • Female urinary incontinence
  • Urodynamic investigations
  • Obstetric injury
  • Laparoscopic surgery (minimally invasive surgery)
  • Diagnostic and operative hysteroscopy

Training and Background

Mr Cortes trained as an Obstetrician & Gynaecologist in the London Deanery and was awarded membership of the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists in 2009. Following his general O&G training, he completed three years training and qualified as a Sub-specialist in Urogynaecology with King’s College Hospital/Guy’s & St Thomas Hospital in 2013. He was appointed at Kingston Hospital NHS Foundation Trust as lead in Urogynaecolgoy and has a broad expertise in the conservative and surgical management of female urinary incontinence and pelvic floor vaginal reconstruction.

During his training, Mr Cortes spent three years at the Royal Free Hospital as a clinical research fellow and was awarded an MD (res) by University College London in 2013 on pelvic floor injury following vaginal delivery. He has several publications in reputed national and international medical journals and has presented his research in National and  International meetings. He remains research active in collaboration with Kings College London and is an active member of the Research & Development committee in the IUGA. His areas of expertise include overactive bladder (sensitive bladder), pelvic floor vaginal prolapse and reconstructive surgery, female urinary incontinence, and childbirth injury. Mr Cortes is also experienced in all aspects of general gynaecology including laparoscopic surgery (minimally invasive surgery), and diagnostic and operative hysteroscopy.