Dr Philip Owen


MB BCh MD FRCOG, Diploma in Fetal Medicine (Fetal Medicine Foundation)

GMC number: 3067387

Practising since: 1985



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Dr Owen trained in Cardiff, Newcastle, Liverpool and Dundee before commencing his consultant post in 1997.

Clinical and research interests include pregnancy ultrasound and general gynaecology including menstrual problems, pelvic organ prolapse, pelvic pain, polycystic ovarian syndrome, endometriosis and conditions of the vulva. 

Medicolegal services to plaintiffs and defendants. Over 300 expert reports plus several court appearances as an expert witness. Reports also prepared in personal injury cases. 

Dr Philip Owen specialises in the following treatments at Nuffield Health Glasgow Hospital: 

  • Hysteroscopy
  • Endometrial ablation
  • Laparoscopy
  • Treatment of endometriosis
  • Insertion/removal of contraceptive coils
  • Vulval skin biopsy/removal of vulva lesions
  • Hysterectomy (including keyhole procedures), ovarian cystectomy and prolapse repairs (performed in conjunction with Dr S Mathew)

Professional roles: 

Dr Owen has published over sixty research papers plus several book chapters. He is the editor of a popular textbook in obstetrics and gynaecology and is an editor of the European Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology.

Training Programme Director, West of Scotland Deanery (2008-2018)

Chair of the RCOG Scottish Committe and Specialty Advisor to Scottish Government (2013-18)

Scotland representative on RCOG Council (2003-2009 and 2013-2019)

Chair RCOG Guidelines Committee (2011-14)

President of the Glasgow Obstetrics and Gynaecology Society (2020-)

Other interests

Endometriosis, Reverse sterilisation, Menstrual problems.

Personal interests

Philip was born in 1962 and is married with three children. He enjoys rugby (from the safety of the touchline) and contemporary fiction.

Treatments and tests offered by Dr Philip Owen at Nuffield Health

  • Hysteroscopy
  • Hysterectomy
  • Hormonal coil
  • Endometrial ablation

Locations Dr Philip Owen works with

Related experience


Over 60 research papers, plus several book chapters.


  • British Maternal and Fetal Medicine Society
  • International Society of Ultrasound in Obetetrics and Gynaecology

Other posts held

  • Consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist, Glasgow Royal Infirmary, Princess Royal Maternity Hospital and Stobhill Hospital

Insurers Dr Philip Owen works with

Dr Philip Owen works with the following private medical insurance providers:

  • Aviva Health
  • AXA Health
  • AXA - Global Healthcare
  • Benenden Health
  • Bupa
  • Bupa On Demand
  • Cigna
  • Simplyhealth
  • Vitality Health (Pru Health)
  • WPA


Dr Philip Owen does not hold a share or financial interest in this hospital, another Nuffield Health hospital or the company.

Dr Philip Owen does not have a share or financial interest in equipment used at this hospital or another Nuffield Health hospital.

Dr Philip Owen does not hold any paid advisory role(s) at this hospital or on behalf of Nuffield Health.