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Professor Tom Bourne

Consultant Profile

Professor Tom Bourne

Ph.D., FRCOG, FAIUM (hon).

Consultant Gynaecologist

Speciality: Gynaecology and Obstetrics,

0207 636 6765

Professional Profile

Professor Tom Bourne is Consultant Gynaecologist at Queen Charlottes and Chelsea Hospital, Professor of Practice at Imperial College London and visiting Professor at KU Leuven Belgium. He is considered a national and international authority in all aspects of the clinical use of ultrasonography in gynaecology including early pregnancy, the assessment of ovarian cysts, endometriosis, and emergency gynecology and cancer diagnosis. His approach is to try and give patients a clear diagnosis using a “one stop” ultrasound based approach to his consultations.

His research interests include the diagnosis of ovarian and endometrial cancer, the management of complications in early pregnancy as well as the psychology of early pregnancy loss. He has published over 350 peer-reviewed academic papers, has an h-index of 77 and has been asked to speak at numerous meetings in the UK and abroad. He is President-Elect of the International Society for Ultrasound in Obstetrics & Gynecology. He sits on the steering committee of the International Ovarian Tumor Analysis (IOTA) trial, is President of UK Association of Early Pregnancy Units and director of early pregnancy research at the Tommy’s national center for miscarriage research in the UK. In 2015 he was awarded honorary fellowship of the American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine and in 2016 honorary membership of Australasian Society of Ultrasound in Medicine.

He is married to Vicky. His interests include cricket (member of the MCC, and Armadillos cricket clubs). Road cycling. Sailing (member of Royal Solent and Bembridge sailing clubs). The theatre, visual arts and cinema.


Specialises In

Gynaecological Ultrasonography
Early pregnancy ultrasound and management
Acute Gynaecology
Diagnosis of ovarian and endometrial malignancy

Professional Memberships

Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecology (World Congress Planning, Research and Scientific Committees)
International Society for Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynecology (Board from 2008, Treasurer since 2015, President-Elect from 2017)
Association of Early Pregnancy Units (President since 2013)
Blair Bell Research Society
Honorary Fellow of the American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine
Honorary Member of the Australasian Society for Ultrasound in Medicine

Contact Details

NHS Base

Queen Charlotte's and Chelsea Hospital


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0207 636 6765

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