Mr Matthew Izett-Kay



GMC number: 7083336

Practising since: 2010



Sub-specialties: Urogynaecology

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  • Mondays - 9am to 7:30pm
  • Thursdays - 2pm to 7:30pm
  • Evenings and weekends by appointment only
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Mr Izett-Kay is a Consultant Gynaecologist and Subspecialist Urogynaecologist (Pelvic Floor Specialist) at The John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford. He offers individualised, evidence-based, expert care for women with gynaecological problems including incontinence, and prolapse, with particular expertise in laparoscopy. He qualified from the University of Exeter before spending a decade training in London. He was inspired to pursue Urogynaecology whilst working at King's College Hospital London for Professor Linda Cardozo OBE. He was awarded his doctoral degree (MD, Res) from University College London for research into womb-sparing key-hole prolapse surgery supervised by Mr Arvind Vashisht and Professor Usha Menon at UCLH. He completed his sub-specialty accreditation at the Department of Urogynaecology in Oxford.

Mr Izett-Kay is a clinician-researcher, publishing in peer-reviewed journals regularly, lecturing internationally, authored book chapters, and is currently part of the NIHR-funded PURSUE study group at The University of Oxford. He is Chair of the International Urogynaecological Association (IUGA) FTECP committee, teaches laparoscopic surgery, and has won several awards for his teaching and training. He also has expertise in medicolegal practice. He enjoys working with patients to find the best management option for them, including watchful waiting. He is married, has a young son, and enjoys travelling.

Contact details: 
Secretary: Hakima Ali
Telephone: 01865 851105

Special interests

  • Laparoscopic (key-hole) surgery 
  • Laparoscopic (key-hole) prolapse and incontinence surgery 
  • Womb-sparing prolapse surgery 
  • Pelvic floor reconstruction 
  • Management of female incontinence and bladder problems

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Treatments and tests offered by Mr Matthew Izett-Kay at Nuffield Health

  • Hysteroscopy
  • Hysteroscopic surgery
  • Dilation and curettage (D&C)
  • Adnexal surgery
  • Female sterilisation
  • Hysterectomy
  • Laparoscopy
  • Hormonal coil
  • Labial reduction (labiaplasty)
  • Female urology
  • Vaginal Prolapse Surgery
  • Ovarian cystectomy
  • Excision vaginal lumps

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Related experience


Recent publications:

Izett‐Kay, M., Barker, K.L., McNiven, A. and Toye, F., 2022. Experiences of urinary tract infection: A systematic review and meta‐ethnography. Neurourology and Urodynamics, 41(3), pp.724-739.

Heathcote, J., Izett-Kay, M.L., Jackson, S.R. and Price, N., 2022. Laparoscopic removal of a synthetic retropubic mid-urethral sling (tension-free vaginal tape): step-by-step technique. International Urogynecology Journal, 33(4), pp.1031-1033.

Lavikainen, L.I., Guyatt, G.H., Lee, Y., Couban, R.J., Luomaranta, A.L., Sallinen, V.J., Kalliala, I.E., Karanicolas, P.J., Cartwright, R., Aaltonen, R.L. and Ahopelto, K., 2021. Systematic reviews of observational studies of Risk of Thrombosis and Bleeding in General and Gynecologic Surgery (ROTBIGGS): introduction and methodology. Systematic reviews, 10(1), pp.1-13. For a full list of publications: Other research areas:

Insurers Mr Matthew Izett-Kay works with

Mr Matthew Izett-Kay works with the following private medical insurance providers:

  • Aetna
  • Aviva Health
  • AXA Health
  • AXA - Global Healthcare
  • Bupa
  • Vitality Health (Pru Health)