Mr Bassel H.Al Wattar MD, PGD, MRCOG, PhD

Mr Wattar is a Consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist and an accredited Subspecialist in Reproductive Medicine and Surgery from the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists. He has advanced expertise in the field of reproductive medicine and fertility treatments with a special interest in managing complex endocrine disorders such as polycystic ovary syndrome, ovulatory disorders, recurrent implantation failure, and management of poor responders at IVF.

He runs a dedicated service caring for women seeking donor egg IVF treatment as well as providing tailored pregnancy care post embryo transfer.

Mr Wattar is also an accredited Menopause Specialist with the British Menopause Society and runs a specialist service at Epsom and St Helier University Hospitals caring for women with complex menopause issues, premature ovarian insufficiency, premenstrual syndrome, and hypoactive sexual desire disorder (low sex drive) in the menopause.

He is passionate about providing holistic, rapid, and prompt women’s healthcare with a focus on running one stop gynaecology clinics with rapid access to ultrasonography and other diagnostics such as outpatient hysteroscopy.  He offers a wide range of laparoscopic (keyhole) and hysteroscopic surgical procedures to patient with fertility issues including keyhole removal of fibroids, uterine septum, adhesions, tubal cannulation.

He completed combined clinical and academic training in the West Midlands deanery having worked in leading university hospitals. He then completed his subspeciality training in Reproductive Medicine at the prestige University College London Hospitals developing a specialist interest in Endocrine Gynaecology, IVF, minimal access surgery and menopause.

He is a senior researcher at University College London and currently co-leads the EVIE Evidence Synthesis Research group which is focused on delivering high quality applied clinical research in women’s health ( He is passionate about delivering high quality research that addresses the real health needs of women and their families. Several of his research outputs have been featured in international news outlets and led to significant improvements in women’s health worldwide.

He is an accredited trainer with the British Fertility Society. He currently serves as a Scientific Editor at The British Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology (BJOG). He is also a member of the European Society of Human Reproduction and Embryology (ESHRE) and international Androgen Excess and Polycystic Ovary Syndrome Society (AE-PCOS).

He has advanced expertise in evidence synthesis and applied clinical research and has published a high number of peer-reviewed publications and co-authored book chapters in the field of obstetrics and gynaecology. He currently holds several research grants for public and private funders in the UK focused on evaluating novel treatments in the fields of gynaecology and reproductive medicine.