Mr Anil Tailor

Mr Anil Tailor

BSc, MBBS, MRCOG

Obstetrics & Gynaecology

28 years of experience
17 years as a specialist
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Subspecialties

  • Gynaecological Oncology
  • Gynaecology
  • Laparoscopic (key-hole) Surgery
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Languages spoken

  • English
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Registered with

  • General Medical Council: 3548011
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    Consultation fees

    New appointment: £200

    Follow-up appointment: £150

    About

    Mr Tailor has been an NHS Consultant Gynaecologist at Royal Surrey County Hospital (Guildford) and St Peters Hospital (Chertsey) since September 2003. As a sub-specialist in gynaecological oncology, his function is to see, investigate and treat patients referred by their GP with a suspicion of cancer. 

    Prior to specialising in oncology Mr Tailor completed his training in general gynaecology and conducted a 2 year research project into ovarian cancer screening using ultrasound scanning and developed an in-depth experience in scanning especially looking at ovarian cysts on scan and trying to predict whether a cyst is likely to be sinister or not. Mr Tailor has published articles on this subject and spoken at international meetings.

    Because of his experience with scanning, Mr Tailor will often conduct an ultrasound scan during the consultation if it is required so that the patient is not inconvenienced with another separate appointment. This facilitates a faster patient pathway and fewer visits to the hospital. 

    As a cancer surgeon, he underwent intensive 3 year specialist training additional to the general gynaecology training to carry out very complex surgery using both open incision and keyhole surgery approaches. This experience has given him an intimate knowledge of the anatomy, careful handling of the tissues, a calm approach to handling intra-operative complications, and an ability to steer the patient through a complicated post-operative phase.

    As a robotic surgeon, he has a vast experience in the use of the da Vinci robot having used multiple generations of the platform for more than 10 years. His department in Guildford has the biggest series of robotic gynaecological experience in the UK. Mr Tailor has trained numerous national and international trainees in robotic surgery. He was one of the original founders of the society of the British & Irish Association of Robotic Gynaecological Surgeons (BIARGS).

    Mr Tailor is very fortunate to have a well-motivated and dedicated team around him. In the private sector, his patients have found it very helpful to be dealt with directly by himself for appointments and queries.

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    Medical procedures

    • Advanced debulking surgery for cancer
    • Bioidentical Hormone Replacement Therapy (BHRT)
    • Vulvectomy
    • Vulval Cancer Reconstruction
    • Ultrasound
    • Smear Test
    • Oophorectomy
    • Hysteroscopy
    • Hysterectomy
    • Hormone Replacement Therapy (HRT)
    • Fibroid Surgery
    • Endometrial Biopsy
    • Dilation And Curettage
    • Bioidentical Hormone Replacement Therapy (BHRT)
    • Colposcopy
    • Cervical Biopsy
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    Special interests

    Heavy or disruptive periods

    Gynaecological cancer treatment

    Robotic surgery

    Ovarian cysts

    Postmenopausal bleeding

    Abnormal smears and colposcopy

    Pelvic ultrasound scanning

    Laparoscopic (key-hole) surgery

    Menopause and HRT

    Mr Tailor does not see patients with pregnancy issues such as miscarriages or ectopic pregnancy or patients with urinary incontinence or vaginal prolapse or infertility.

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    Education

    • BSc (Hons) London, 1988
    • MBBS London, 1991
    • MRCOG London, 1998
    • Member of the following societies:
    • British Gynaecological Cancer Society
    • British Society of Colposcopists and Cervical Pathologists
    • British and Irish Association of Robotic Gynaecological Surgeons
    • British Menopause Society
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