Mr Keith Duncan is a highly regarded expert and leading consultant obstetrician in London. With over 30 years' experience, Mr Duncan has delivered more than 3,000 babies both in the NHS and as one of Europe’s top private obstetricians. His areas of expertise include childbirth, caesarean, antenatal care, multiple pregnancies, ultrasound and high-risk pregnancies, as well as early pregnancy scanning and management.
Mr Duncan graduated in 1989 with a Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery (MB ChB) from Leeds University. He went on to undertake training in the North of England before relocating to London for his specialist training in maternal and fetal medicine. In 2001, he was awarded accreditation as a sub-specialist in maternal and fetal medicine. From 2003 until recently he held his NHS role as Consultant in Chelsea and Westminster Hospital.
He has now left the NHS to concentrate on his new project Dr Duncan Birth, delivering at The Portland Hospital and consulting and scanning in and around Harley St. He is now offering online consultations to serve patients beyond London. He offers early pregnancy scans and early pregnancy management.
His personable and calm approach has gained him the reputation as a first-class practitioner in multiple and high-risk birth situations, as well as a holistic approach to low-risk birth. He is renowned for his hands-on approach, down-to-earth manner and meticulous attention to detail, making him a popular choice with both first-time mothers and a loyal following of repeat patients. He is a strong supporter of personal choice in childbirth and listening to the individual needs and wishes of each patient. Whether it’s water births, caesareans or hypno-birthing, his philosophy is to provide a positive birth experience for all parents to be.
As a member of the British Maternal Fetal Medicine Society, for over 10 years, Mr Duncan served as the representative for London and the South West at the prestigious Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists taking an active interest in global women’s health. His research interests focus on ultrasound scanning and development in utero, having been one of the pioneers of the use of MRI in fetal assessment, for which he was awarded his MD thesis.