Mr Anil Tailor



GMC number: 3548011

Practising since: 1991



Sub-specialties: Gynaecological Oncology

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Mr Anil Tailor is a Consultant Gynaecologist working at Royal Surrey County Hospital and St Peter's Hospital. He also sees patients privately at the Nuffield Health Hospital in Guildford. He has a wealth of experience in treating a wide range of gynaecological conditions including gynaecological cancers of ovary, womb, cervix and vulva and other benign conditions such as abnormal vaginal bleeding, abnormal smears and colposcopy, and ovarian cysts.

Mr Tailor is highly experienced in performing gynaecological procedures, he offers pelvic ultrasound scans, as well as laparoscopic and robotic surgeries (Da Vinci robot) for hysterectomies. When patients are referred to him for suspected cancer, they will receive both a full examination as well as a pelvic ultrasound, reducing the time spent in hospital.

Mr Tailor participates in research and has published work and presented at conferences nationally and internationally. His previous research interests have been on pelvic ultrasound and its uses in characterising ovarian cysts. Currently, his research activities are on cancer management and robotic surgery.

Mr Tailor was one of the founding clinicians of the British and Irish Association of Robotic Gynaecological Surgeons (BIARGS) and continues to actively engage in the teaching of robotic surgery to other surgeons.

Special interests

Mr Anil Tailor’s main interests in gynaecology are in helping women who may have a suspicion of cancer with symptoms such as abnormal vaginal bleeding (including postmenopausal bleeding or intermenstrual or postcoital bleeding), ovarian cysts, abnormal smears, abnormal tumour markers (CA125), cervical polyps, vulval lumps, unexplained persistent bloating, and unexplained pelvic pain.

Mr Tailor also commonly sees patients with heavy or painful periods and menopause symptoms and also sees patients who have been offered open surgery by another gynaecologist but would prefer keyhole surgery for quicker recovery.

Mr Tailor prefers not to see patients whose main complaint is that of urinary incontinence or vaginal prolapse or infertility. He also does not see patients with pregnancy-related problems such as miscarriages or ectopic pregnancies.

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Treatments and tests offered by Mr Anil Tailor at Nuffield Health

  • Hysteroscopy
  • Dilation and curettage (D&C)
  • Adnexal surgery
  • Hysterectomy
  • Female sterilisation
  • Contraception
  • Hormonal coil
  • Reversal of sterilisation
  • Abnormal smears
  • Endometrial ablation
  • Excision vaginal lumps
  • Endometrial resection

Locations Mr Anil Tailor works with

Related experience


Mr Tailor is a Principle Investigator (PI) for the PROTECTOR study investigating the role of removing the ovaries or just the fallopian tubes in women with high-risk genes such as BRCA to protect against future ovarian cancer and also help navigate these women with HRT and menopause issues related to the removal of ovaries.


  • Royal College of Obstetrics and Gynaecology
  • British Gynaecological Cancer Society
  • British Society for Colposcopy & Cervical Pathology
  • British and Irish Association of Robotic Gynaecological Surgeons
  • British Menopause Society

Other posts held

  • Ashford and St Peter's NHS Foundation Trust
  • Royal Surrey County Hospital, Guildford

Insurers Mr Anil Tailor works with

Mr Anil Tailor works with the following private medical insurance providers:

  • Aviva Health
  • AXA Health
  • Bupa
  • WPA
  • Cigna
  • Exeter Family Friendly
  • Health-on-Line
  • Simplyhealth
  • Universal Provident
  • Vitality Health (Pru Health)


Mr Anil Tailor does not hold a share or financial interest in this hospital, another Nuffield Health hospital or the company.

Mr Anil Tailor does not have a share or financial interest in equipment used at this hospital or another Nuffield Health hospital.

Mr Anil Tailor does not hold any paid advisory role(s) at this hospital or on behalf of Nuffield Health.