Name: Caroline Overton, MBBS, MD, FRCOG, FHEA

Affiliation: Consultant Obstetrician & Gynaecologist St Michael's University Hospital, Bristol and Honorary Senior Lecturer, University of Bristol

Chapters Contributed: Endometriosis Patient Information Sheet, Atlas of Endometriosis

General Biographical Description: Mrs Caroline Overton, MBBS, MD, FRCOG, FHEA, is a Consultant Obstetrician & Gynaecologist, St Michael’s University Hospital, Bristol. She spent three years with the Nuffield Department of Obstetrics & Gynaecology in Oxford researching Endometriosis and pain which led to the award of an MD. While at University College in London, she subspecialised in Reproductive Medicine & Laparoscopic surgery. In Bristol since 2003, she is head of Department for emergency gynaecology and early pregnancy care. Nationally she is secretary to the Association of Early Pregnancy Units and chairs the guidelines Committee at the Royal College of Obstetricians & Gynaecologists which produces national guidelines for practice in the UK.

Special Interests: Endometriosis, laparoscopic surgery, early pregnancy problems and gynaecological scanning.

Contact Address: Mrs Caroline Overton, MBBS, MD, FRCOG, FHEA Consultant Obstetrician & Gynaecologist St Michael's University Hospital Bristol Southwell Street Bristol BS2 8UG Tel 0117 928 5594
Email: Caroline.Overton@UHBristol.nhs.uk