Professor Tom Bourne

Consultant Gynaecologist

QualificationsMB.BS FRCOG Ph.D.

Main NHS base:

  • Queen Charlotte's and Chelsea Hospital, Imperial College London

Clinical interests:

  • Early pregnancy care
  • Emergency gynaecology
  • Diagnosis of gynaecological cancer
  • Ultrasonography including for the assessment of pain or bleeding in early pregnancy (checking for miscarriage or ectopic pregnancy)


Training and Background

Currently Chair in Gynaecology at Imperial College London and Hon Consultant Gynaecologist at Queen Charlottes and Chelsea Hospital London. Previously he was Lecturer Kings College Hospital London 1989-1994. Swedish MRC fellow Goteborg University Sweden 1995. Consultant Gynaecologist St Georges Hospital London 1996-2007. Visiting Professor KU Leuven Belgium 2008 onwards.

Professor Bourne has an international reputation for the use of ultrasonography in gynaecology including assessing early pregnancy problems (e.g. miscarriage or ectopic pregnancy). He has extensive experience in the use of ultrasound to assess the ovaries for the presence of cysts and to either diagnose or exclude ovarian cancer. In general he offers a “one stop” approach using ultrasound to make a diagnosis and plan management.

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