Professor Douglas Tincello

Academic Champion in Gynaecology

Professor Douglas Tincello

Department of Health Sciences
22-28 Princess Road West



Douglas Tincello graduated in medicine from the University of Edinburgh in 1990. His early training was completed in Edinburgh, where he his interest in obstetrics and gynaecology began. He spent two years as a research fellow in the Medical Research Council Centre for Reproductive Biology, where he completed his Doctorate. In 1993 he moved to Liverpool to complete his clinical training where he developed his interest in urogynaecology, working with Dr David Richmond at the Liverpool Women’s Hospital. He spent one year as a clinical research fellow and subsequently moved into an academic post as clinical lecturer in Liverpool University in 1999. He was appointed as Senior Lecturer in Urogynaecology at the University of Leicester in April 2002 and has now established a portfolio of clinical, qualitative and laboratory research in urogynaecology, leading the Prolapse and Incontinence Group. He was awarded a personal chair in April 2012, and is one of only four urogynaecology professors in the UK, and the only one holding a primary university appointment. In September 2014 he was appointed Honorary Professor in the School of Medicine and Dentistry in the University of Aberdeen.

He has been principal investigator on two randomised controlled surgical trials funded by the Moulton Charitable Trust, Wellbeing of Women and the Medical Research Council. He is a member of the Editorial Board of the British Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, the International Editorial Board of the Journal of Female Pelvic Medicine & Reconstructive Surgery,a member of the NIHR College of Experts and Chairman of the Wellbeing of Women Research Advisory Committee. He was research subcommittee Chairman of the British Society of Urogynaecology for six years.

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College of Life Sciences
University of Leicester
Maurice Shock Building
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