Consultant Obstetrician & Gynaecologist
Department of Obstetrics & Gynaecology
Watford General Hospital
Vicarage Road, Watford
Mr Irvine was born in Hampstead, North London, brought up in Islington and qualified from Charing Cross Hospital in 1981, MRCOG 1986, MD 1994, FRCOG 2002. After House and Senior House Officer positions at The West London Hospital and The Westminster Hospital, he was appointed as registrar at the Royal Free Hospital and then St Bartholomew’s Hospital. His MD was written while at the Royal Free Hospital in London. After a Senior Registrar position in Newport, Wales, he was appointed as Consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist Hospital at Watord General Hospital in 1995. He is Lead Clinician in Women’s Services for Research and Development, and Honorary Senior Lecturer in Obstetrics and Gynaecology at University College, London.
He has set up and been Course Director of the Ectopic Pregnancy Study Day, which has been run on a regular basis over a number of years.
He has a major interest in ectopic pregnancy, including aetiology, epidemiology and fluctuations in ectopic pregnancy rates. He has further developed laparoscopic surgical skills for the management of ectopic pregnancy. Mr Irvine has published widely in peer reviewed journals and lectures internationally on various aspects of ectopic pregnancy.
Outside medicine his interests include cycling, gardening and collecting vintage watches, with a special interest in Longines, and Oris. His sporting interest is in Formula 1 motor racing. He enjoys the work of Croft and Perry and John Sullivan.