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Mr Robert Thonet

Mr Robert Thonet
Job title
Consultant Gynaecologist
Primary specialtyGynaecology
Secondary specialtyObstetrics
FRCS (Eng)
FRCS (Ed.)
Year qualified
Pen Picture
Robert Thonet is one of the most experienced gynaecologists practicing in greater London today. After studying medicine at King’s College, London and Westminster Medical School Robert Thonet qualified in 1971. After an initial gynaecology post, he gained wider general surgical experience before becoming a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons (FRCS) in both Edinburgh and London in 1977. He then began further specialist training in obstetrics and gynaecology at Queen Charlotte’s Maternity Hospital, Chelsea Hospital for Women in London and at Addenbrookes and the Maternity Hospital in Cambridge, obtaining Membership of the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists in 1979. In 1986, having been Senior Registrar at Manchester and Oldham (where the first IVF baby was born), Robert was appointed Consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist at Queen Mary’s University Hospital. It was here, in 1989, that he founded the Assisted Conception Unit, one of the first and largest such units in South East England, after several years interest in fertility problems. In 1991, he was elected a Fellow of the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (FRCOG). Every consultation takes place personally with Robert Thonet. All operative procedures are performed by Mr Thonet himself, and take place either in his Outpatient Clinic or after admission to one of the hospitals where Mr Thonet operates. Outpatient clinic procedures The following investigations or treatments can usually be undertaken at the outpatient clinic: • Cervical Smear • Colposcopy • Loop Diathermy - LETZ and Cone Biopsy • Cervical Cryocautery • Cervical Polypectomy • Fitting an IUCD (including Mirena System) • Insertion of hormone implants Hospital treatment The following procedures require treatment in hospital, although the majority do not require an overnight stay: • Diagnostic Laparoscopy • Laparoscopy including tubal occlusion (sterilisation) • Hysteroscopy and Curettage (modern version of old D&C) • Treatment of Bartholin’s Cyst • Abdominal hysterectomy • Ovarian Cystectomy • Myomectomy (removal of fibroids) • Vaginal hysterectomy • Prolapse repair
Clinical interests
As well as his interest in fertility, Mr Thonet also specialises in colposcopy and hormone replacement. His extensive surgical experience covers all general gynaecological surgery, both abdominal and vaginal, as well as surgery for uterovaginal prolapse and related conditions.
Professional memberships
• Member of the British Society for Colposcopy and Cervical Pathology (BSCCP)
• Member of British Fertility Society (BFS)
• Member of British Menopause Society (BMS)
Private hospital/Private clinic
Parkside Hospital
53 Parkside
Greater London
SW19 5NX
Mr Robert Thonet
53 Parkside Wimbledon
SW19 5NX
United Kingdom
Private practice tel:
Practice manager - 0208 398 0046 or Secretary - 0208 944 1735
Call for appointments:
0208 971 8026 or 0208 971 8038