Mr Phil Assassa

MB ChB, MRCOG


  • Specialities Gynaecology, Urodynamics, Urogynaecology
  • Telephone 0113 388 2067
  • Year of first qualification 1988
  • Email
  • Languages spoken

    English

  • GMC Number 3294587
  • Fax 0113 301 0245

Profile

Mr Assassa has over 10 years as a NHS Consultant in Gynaecology and is a specialist in Urogynaecology (problems with Bladder control, continence, hysterectomy and Vaginal Prolapse). He has pioneered New Surgical and none-surgical therapies for continence. Often making treatment quicker, more comfortable and with a shorter recovery time.

Mr Assassa represents the Royal College of Obstetrics and Gynaecologists in helping NICE (The National Institute of Clinical Excelence) review new surgical techniques in Urogynaecology.

At present Mr Assassa is the British Society of Urogynaecology shadow Chair of Clinical audit (Becoming Chair Nov 2011). He regularly audits his work and the results are among the best in the country for low complications, high success rates and high patient satisfaction.

Mr Assassa is the Chair of the Bladder and Bowel Foundation the largest national charity for continence problems. This is the charity which advertises on TV encouraging people to seek help for continence problems.

Mr Assassa is also the national and international surgical trainer for a number of surgical companies. He regularly trains consultants from all over the world in new surgical techniques.


Clinics

  • Thursday - Weekly - PM

Locations

Current posts

  • Consultant Urogynaecologist Mid Yorkshire NHS Trust

Interests

Other interests

Urogynaecology, incontinence management



Member of

  • Royal College of Obstericians and Gynaecologist
  • International Continence Society
  • International Urogynaecology Association
  • UK Continence Society
  • British Society of Urogynaecology (Chair of National Surgical Audit Commitee)
  • Chair of Trustiees Bladder and Bowel Foundation

Research

Before commencing as a consultant Mr Assassa was a Senior research fellow for the Medical Research Council Leicester incontinence study. He has published over 25 papers on the management of continence. He regularly lectures at national and international conferences on the medical and surgical management of urogynaecology problems. He has presented over 100 abstracts to the UK Continence Society, International Continence Society and the International Urogynaecology Society. He has been an invited speaker at the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists and the National Bladder forum and numerous regional meetings.


Declaration

Mr Phil Assassa works with the following private medical insurance providers:
  • APRIL
  • Aviva Health
  • AXA PPP Healthcare
  • AXA PPP International
  • Benenden Health
  • Bupa
  • Bupa On Demand
  • Cigna
  • CS Healthcare
  • SecureHealth
  • Simplyhealth
  • Universal Provident
  • Vitality Health (Pru Health)
  • Westfield Health WPA
  • WPA

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

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

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