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Mr David Penman

Name
Mr David Penman
Job title
Consultant Gynaecologist and Obstetrician
PROFESSIONAL DETAILS
Primary specialtyGynaecology
Secondary specialtyObstetrics
Qualifications
TD
MRCOG
Pen Picture
Mr David Penman TD MRCOG works full time in private practice and runs both gynaecology and pregnancy scanning (Fetal Medicine) clinics at the Spire Alexandra Hospital and the Kings Hill Medical Centre. He studied at St Thomas's Hospital London and worked as a research registrar at Queens Charlotte's and Chelsea Hospital and St Thomas's Hospital London, gaining his clinical registrar experience on the St George's rotation. He completed his senior registrar training in obstetrics and gynaecology and subspecialties training in maternal and fetal medicine at St Michael's Hospital in Bristol. He was appointed Consultant Obstetrician & Gynaecologist and specialist in Fetal Medicine at the Medway Hospital, Gillingham in December 1997 and also as an honorary Consultant in Fetal Medicine at the Harris Birthright Centre, King’s College Hospital, London. He resigned his NHS position in 2006 and now works full time in private practice. Mr Penman specialises in prenatal screening and diagnosis of fetal abnormalities and invasive prenatal diagnostic procedures including amniocentesis and CVS. At both the Spire Alexandra Hospital and the Kings Hill Medical Centre Mr Penman provides a comprehensive ante-natal diagnostic service using state of the art ultrasound equipment (GE Voluson 730) capable of producing 2D, 3D and 4D images of your baby. His gynaecological interests include the management of menstrual dysfunction, polycystic ovary syndrome, endometriosis/pelvic pain, subfertility and the investigation and management of recurrent miscarriage. He performs a wide range of gynacological surgery including minimal access (laparoscopy/hysteroscopy) for the treatment of PCOS, menorrhagia and pelvic pain due to adhesions/endometriosis.
Clinical interests
Services offered • In and out-patient gynaecology treatments • Investigation and management of recurrent miscarriage • Screening for Down syndrome • 4d scanning • Fetal anomaly scan 22 weeks • Invasive tests CVS and amniocentesis • Paternity testing • Fetal gender (sex of baby) scanning
Research interests
Mr Penman continues an active role in medical research despite his busy clinical workload. Current research projects include: • Early fetal gender assessment and nuchal translucency size. • Pregnancy dating from date of 1st positive pregnancy test.
WHERE I WORK
Private hospital/Private clinic
Spire Alexandra Hospital
Address
Impton Lane
Walderslade
City/Town
Chatham
County
Kent
Postcode
ME5 9PG
Mr David Penman
Impton Lane Walderslade
Chatham
ME5 9PG
United Kingdom
Private practice tel:
01622 739157
Call for appointments:
01622 739157
Fax:
01622 739157