Mr Michael Ellard is a highly respected consultant gynaecologist based in Wirral and Chester. He specialises in IVF, fertility assessment and egg donation. He is also renowned for his expertise in menopause, miscarriage and polycystic ovaries (PCOS).
Mr Ellard qualified in medicine from Queen’s University of Belfast in 1992 and later relocated to England to pursue further training. During this period, he established a dedicated egg donation service at the Royal United Hospital in Bath, where he was based for some time to undergo specialist training in IVF. He completed his specialist training in obstetrics and gynaecology in the Mersey region and was appointed as a consultant at Wirral University Teaching Hospitals in 2005, where he would go on to establish the centre’s fertility service. Mr Ellard provides a number of highly specialised services, including a dedicated recurrent miscarriage clinic and a satellite IVF service which is run in partnership with Liverpool’s esteemed Hewitt Centre. Additionally, he holds the position of clinical service lead for women’s services at Wirral University Teaching Hospitals. Mr Ellard combines his extensive clinical experience and expertise with a holistic approach to delivering patient care in order to achieve the best outcomes. He sees private patients at Spire Murrayfield Hospital, Wirral and Care Fertility Chester.
Mr Ellard is a leading name in medical education and is training programme director for senior obstetrics and gynaecology trainees in the north west of England. He is a member of a number of esteemed societies, including the British Fertility Society and the European Society of Human Reproduction and Embryology. He is also a fellow of the Royal College of Obstetrics and Gynaecology and is actively involved in research. Mr Ellard is an editor for the British Journal of Hospital Medicine.