Mr Simon Wood



GMC number: 3496042

Practising since: 1990



Sub-specialties: Reproductive Medicine

Consultation times

  • Weekly Tuesdays 17:30 - 20:30
  • GP letter of referral required
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After qualifying in Liverpool in 1990, Mr Wood completed his postgraduate training in Obstetrics & Gynaecology in Merseyside and Manchester gaining widespread experience in all medical and surgical aspects of Gynaecology, before becoming a research Fellow in the largest NHS unit in the UK.

He was then the first Gynaecologist to complete sub-specialist reproductive Medicine training in the North West. After completing 5 years of specialist training in fertility and reproductive endocrinology, including recurrent pregnancy loss and hormone treatment, Mr Wood was appointed as a consultant at the Countess of Chester. He is the lead clinician and person responsible to HFEA for the fertility Unit at the Countess of Chester.

He was responsible for introducing a male infertility investigation and treatment service as well as ambulatory gynaecology and outpatient hysteroscopy and outpatient fertility screening. He was also responsible for the introduction of enhanced recovery to the Countess.

Personal interests

Family, sport (previous participant and now reluctant observer of rugby , cricket, squash  and golf)

Treatments and tests offered by Mr Simon Wood at Nuffield Health

  • Hysteroscopy
  • Adnexal surgery
  • Contraception
  • Hormonal coil
  • Hormone replacement therapy (HRT)
  • Endometrial ablation
  • Smear test (cervical screening)
  • Excision vaginal lumps
  • Endometrial resection

Locations Mr Simon Wood works with

Related experience


Mr Wood was the lead gynaecologist for academic research at the Countess of Chester and is the lead investigator for  5 trials at the hospital. He is the author of over 40 publications as well as book chapters mostly focused on fertility, andrology and implantation. He has been invited to present at many local, national and international meetings and sit on the education and training committee of the British Fertility Society, and chair and run national meetings on fertility. He is a referee/reviewer for more than 10 international journals


  • British Fertility Society
  • British Andrology Society
  • Chester &amp
  • North Wales Medical Society
  • British Menopause Society

Other posts held

  • Consultant Gynaecologist, Countess of Chester NHS Trust

Insurers Mr Simon Wood works with

Mr Simon Wood works with the following private medical insurance providers:

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


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

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

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