Professor Tim Child


MA (Cantab) , MB BS (Lond) , MD (Lond) , MRCOG

GMC number: 4029337

Practising since: 1993


Reproductive Medicine, Gynaecology

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Tim Child is a highly experienced Consultant Gynaecologist specialising in fertility, with over 30 years in the field. He assists individuals and couples trying to conceive, those optimising fertility for the future, women with irregular periods due to PCOS or pelvic pain from endometriosis, and people with recurrent miscarriages. He is also experienced in offering second opinions on fertility care and treatment options. While Professor Child does not perform surgeries, he collaborates closely with surgical colleagues as needed. 

He is an Associate Professor at the University of Oxford and an Honorary Consultant Gynaecologist and Sub-Specialist in Reproductive Medicine at the John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford. He studied at Cambridge and London Universities and specialised in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility at McGill University in Montreal and Oxford. His doctoral research focused on predictors of oocyte in-vitro maturation (IVM) success. 

As a Board Member of the Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority (HFEA), he influences IVF policy and promotes ethical, evidence-based practices. He co-founded The Fertility Partnership and Oxford Fertility, expanding it to 20 clinics across six countries. He received a Lifetime Achievement Award from the European Fertility Society. 

Professor Child undertakes regular Q&A Lives on Instagram: @drtimchild. 

Dr Tim Child | Fertility consultant

Special interests

  • Female Fertility
  • Male Fertility
  • IVF
  • PGT
  • PCOS
  • Irregular periods
  • Endometriosis
  • Pelvic Pain
  • Recurrent Miscarriage  

Languages spoken

English, French

Treatments and tests offered by Professor Tim Child at Nuffield Health

  • Blood test
  • Endocrine investigations
  • Gynaecological ultrasound

Locations Professor Tim Child works with

Related experience



  • British Fertility Society (BFS)
  • European Society of Human Reproduction and Embryology (ESHRE)
  • American Society of Reproductive Medicine (ASRM)

Other posts held

  • Honorary Consultant Gynaecologist and Subspecialist in Reproductive Medicine, John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford


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

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

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