Professor Christian Becker

Qualifications

MD, CCT

GMC number: 6138375

Practicing since: 1995

Specialties

Gynaecology

Sub-specialties: Reproductive Medicine

Consultation times

  • Wednesday evenings
  • Overview

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07968 142705

About

After general training in obstetrics and gynaecology in Berlin, Germany and receiving his CCT, Professor Becker spent five years at Harvard Medical School in Boston, USA working on novel treatment approaches for endometriosis.

In 2005 Professor Becker became a Clinical Lecturer and Subspecialist Trainee in Reproductive Medicine and Surgery in Oxford.

In 2009 he was appointed as Consultant Gynaecologist at the John Radcliffe Hospital and since 2014 has become an Associate Professor at the University of Oxford.

Professor Becker is the Clinical Lead and Co-Director of the Oxford Endometriosis Care Centre, the largest BSGE-accredited Endometriosis Centre in the UK and, as such, sees many women suffering from pain and infertility. Apart from the clinical work, Professor Becker is passionate about research in endometriosis and related gynaecological conditions. He was a co-opted member of the NICE guideline committee for endometriosis and is the current Chair of the ESHRE Endometriosis Development Group.

As a subspecialist in Reproductive Medicine and Surgery and RCOG Trainer of Reproductive Medicine Fellows, Professor has a special interest in helping women and couples to overcome infertility. He is also part of the fertility preservation service for children and young women in Oxford.

Professor Becker specialises in:

  • Minimally invasive gynaecology surgery
  • Endometriosis
  • Infertility
  • Fertility preservation
  • PCOS
  • General gynaecology

In addition to the treatments below Professor Becker also offers the following treatments

  • Endometriosis Medical Treatment
  • Endometriosis Surgery
  • Fertility Preservation
  • Fibroid removal
  • Infertility treatment

Personal interests

Family, Travel and Running


Languages spoken

Fluent in both English and German

Treatments and tests offered by Professor Christian Becker at Nuffield Health

  • Hysteroscopy
  • Adnexal surgery
  • Ovarian screening
  • Gynaecological biopsies
  • Cervical smear
  • Endometrial resection
  • Hysteroscopic surgery
  • Dilation and curettage (D&C)
  • Contraception
  • Female sterilisation
  • Endometrial Scratch
  • Hormone replacement therapy (HRT)
  • Endometrial ablation
  • Ovarian cystectomy
  • Gynaecological ultrasound
  • Family Planning

Locations Professor Christian Becker works with

Related experience

Research

Professor Becker is the Co-Director of the Oxford Endometriosis CaRe Centre where they aim to combine excellent clinical management with world-class research. As such othe team is investigating possible biomarkers for endometriosis, potential genetic causes of the condition and try to identify novel therapeutic targets. They are involved in various clinical studies as well as large-scale international collaborations.

Professor Becker has published many peer-reviewed papers in the field, was a member of the ESHRE Guideline Development Group for the Management of Endometriosis, and is an expert witness for the NICE Guideline Development for Endometriosis.

Memberships

  • European Society of Human Reproduction and Embryology
  • American Society for Reproductive Medicine
  • British Society for Gynaecological Endoscopy
  • British Society for Paediatric and Adolescent Gynaecology

Other post held

  • Consultant Gynaecologist, John Radcliffe Hospital, Women’s Centre, Oxford
  • Associate Professor, Nuffield Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of Oxford
  • Co-Director and Clinical Lead Oxford Endometriosis CaRe Centre Consultant Oxford Fertility Unit

Insurers Professor Christian Becker works with

Professor Christian Becker works with the following private medical insurance providers:

  • Aviva Health
  • AXA PPP Healthcare
  • Bupa
  • Cigna
  • CS Healthcare
  • PHC
  • Simplyhealth
  • WPA
  • Benenden Health
  • Exeter Family Friendly
  • Health-on-Line
  • Vitality Health (Pru Health)

Declaration

Professor Christian Becker does not hold a share or financial interest in this hospital, another Nuffield Health hospital or the company.

Professor Christian Becker does not have a share or financial interest in equipment used at this hospital or another Nuffield Health hospital.

Professor Christian Becker does not hold any paid advisory role(s) at this hospital or on behalf of Nuffield Health.