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Dr Philip Bullen

Consultant Obstetrician and Subspecialist in Fetal and Maternal Medicine



Special Interests:

Fetal and Maternal Medicine; high risk Obstetric care; Pre-term labour risk assessment.


Dr Bullen graduated from Manchester University in 1987. He obtained higher training and research in Newcastle and London, returning to Manchester as a Consultant in 2000.

Dr Bullen provides a full range of Fetal Medicine Services including:

  • Counselling.
  • Ultrasound scanning and invasive testing for prenatal diagnosis.
  • Ultrasound screening and testing for Down’s Syndrome (nuchal translucency, amniocentesis and CVB).
  • He also developed fetal transfusion procedures and leads this regional service.

He runs a special interest clinic in premature labour risk assessment (by cervical scanning).

He was Clinical Director for Obstetric Services at Saint Mary’s Hospital between 2007-2010.