Professor Saad Amer



GMC number: 4468697

Practising since: 1984



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  • Weekly Friday 15:00 - 16:30
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Professor Amer was trained in Sheffield, and completed advanced training in General Gynaecology, Minimal Access (keyhole) Surgery and Reproductive Medicine before becoming a Consultant at the Royal Derby Hospital in 2006. In general gynaecology, he dealt with a wide range of conditions such as heavy and/or irregular periods, fibroids, ovarian cysts and genital prolapse.

Professor Amer also has a subspecialist interest in Reproductive Medicine including polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS) and management of infertility including Assisted Reproduction Treatment. In addition, he has an interest in the management of chronic pelvic pain and endometriosis, both medically and surgically. Professor Amer's interests in surgery include extensive laparoscopic surgery (eg, total laparoscopic hysterectomy), hysteroscopic surgery and tubal micro-surgery.  He also runs a weekly PCOS and menstrual disorder clinic at Royal Derby Hospital.

Keyhole surgery

Whenever surgery is indicated, Professor Amer strongly advocates the minimal access (keyhole) approach for most gynaecological procedures including total hysterectomy. This modern surgical approach, which requires special skills, offers several advantages over the traditional open surgery such as shorter hospital stay and a quick return to normal life activity. In addition, keyhole surgery leaves a tiny abdominal scar with a much-reduced risk of wound infection.

Professor Saad Amer performs the following women's health treatments at Nuffield Health Derby Hospital:

Other interests

Medical Education and writing for medical journals.

Personal interests

Treatments and tests offered by Professor Saad Amer at Nuffield Health

  • Hysteroscopy
  • Dilation and curettage (D&C)
  • Adnexal surgery
  • Hysterectomy
  • Hormonal coil
  • Hormone replacement therapy (HRT)
  • Endometrial ablation
  • Endometrial resection

Locations Professor Saad Amer works with

Related experience


Professor Amer has been actively involved in research and innovation. He regularly present scientific papers in international meetings and also give lectures regularly in national educational meetings. He has published extensively on polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS) in reputable scientific journals. He is currently running several clinical research studies on PCOS (such as the CLET trial), male fertility and endometriosis. 


  • Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists
  • British Medical Association
  • British Fertility Society
  • North of England Obstetrics and Gynaecology Society
  • Medical and Dental Defence Union of Scotland

Other posts held

  • Associate Professor and Consultant in Obstetrics & Gynaecology, Royal Derby Hospital, University of Nottingham

Insurers Professor Saad Amer works with

Professor Saad Amer works with the following private medical insurance providers:

  • AXA Health
  • Aviva Health
  • Bupa
  • Cigna
  • Simplyhealth
  • Vitality Health (Pru Health)
  • WPA


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

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

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