Consultant Gynaecological Surgon MB, BS(London), B.Sc (Hons), MSC, MRCOG

Mr Philip Kaloo is a consultant gynaecologist who specialises in the investigation and treatment of menstrual problems, pelvic pain and endometriosis and works both within the NHS and independently in the Cotswolds, Worcester and Bath. He is a specialist gynaecological laparoscopic surgeon.

Within the NHS (Gloucestershire NHS Foundation Trust) he is lead clinician for the NHS menstrual disorders clinic and the Endometriosis/pelvic pain clinic at Cheltenham General Hospital. Having trained at University College London (UCL), he completed postgraduate training in Bristol, Cheltenham, Bath, Southampton and Winchester. An additional two years were spent in clinical and laboratory endometriosis research at the University of Sydney, Australia.

He also holds an MSc in Advanced Gynaecological Endoscopy. He is married with 3 daughters and lives in Cheltenham.

Mr Kaloo has previously been nominated for the Patient Choice Award 2015, Gloucestershire NHS Foundation Trust
  • ‘Thank you for saving me! Its so wonderful to have my life back’. Mrs O 2018
  • This doctor saved my life. He was the only one who listened when I was ignored by others. In my opinion he is an incredibly skilled surgeon as well as a caring doctor.Mrs C, 2017
  • Very efficient but also kind which is so important. Dr Kaloo is also so knowledgeable it provides reassurance in a sensitive situation. Ms F, 2016
  • 'I just wanted to thank you for seeing my daughter and for being so kind' Mrs E 2014
  • 'Thanks for your skill in performing the op and to the team who looked after me so well' Miss F 2014
  • 'I find that words cannot adequately thank you for doing such a wonderful operation - my scar is perfect and neat stitching' Mrs W 2015
  • 'Its most hard to express the gratitude that we all feel after your recent time and help with all my hormonal issues. So thank you! You've been wonderful' Miss A 2015
  • 'Thank you for taking me safely through my operation, it was reassuring to know i was in such good hands!' Mrs P 2014
  • 'Just a quick thank you for making me feel so much better!' Miss C 2015
  • 'Thanks so much for getting my mum in so quickly and for looking after her' Mrs B 2015
  • 'Thanks again for all your great support and in the nicest possible way I hope i dont have to see you until i''m at least 80!' Mrs N 2014
  • 'Thank you so much for your patience and understanding' Mrs B 2015
  • 'I cannot thank you enough for your time this evening. You were so very helpful and I am truly grateful for your time' Mrs P 2014
  • 'Thank you once again for giving me a new lease of life. I very much appreciate it!' Mrs G 2014
  • 'i would like to thank you for everything and for making the first surgery of my life as pleasant as possible' Mrs T 2014
  • ‘Thank you so much for seeing me so promptly and being so kind!’. Mrs L 2015
  • "Mr Kaloo is so kind and patient - He puts you at your ease. He is a very kind and caring doctor". Mrs F, 2018
  • ‘Thank you for your kindness, sensitivity and respectfulness you have made a huge difference to our lives’. Mrs S 2018
  • ‘I just wanted to "Thank you" from the bottom of my heart for the amazing surgery you performed on me 2 weeks ago. I feel amazing and its only early days yet". Mrs S 2018
  • ‘Thank you so much for looking after me and seeing me so quickly. I really appreciate your kindness, I am very grateful to you’. Ms W 2018
  • ‘I would like to say thank you and your team for the excellent care I have received with the operation and after care. I was amazed how you removed my ovarian cyst through such a small incision with such a small incision". Mrs T 2019
  • "I just wanted to thank you for the care you took with my surgery yesterday. Everything you did reinforced my belief and trust in you. I lost count of the people who told me how lucky I was to have you do my surgery". Mrs F 2018
  • "I would like to express my deepest thanks for being very understanding and provising excellent care". Mrs B 2018
  • "First of all I would like to thank you for everything and for making the first surgery of my life as pleasant as possible. Especially on the afternoon of the operation I felt more relaxed than ever". Ms T 2018

Patient Feedback *

Clarity of Consultation
Interpersonal Skills
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* Results from the GMC revalidation process 2015. View the full report here.

Clinical Interests:

Keyhole surgery (laparoscopic/ hysteroscopic surgery)
Menstrual disorders
Pelvic pain

Professional Memberships:

Royal College of Surgeons
The British Society for Gynaecological Endoscopy
The International Society for Gynaecologic endoscopy
National Endometriosis Society

GMC Number: 4025261


Kaloo P D. The Management of Endometriosis. British Journal of Family Medicine, 21-24; December 2014

Kaloo P D. Davis S Heavy Menstrual bleeding in Primary care and beyond. British Journal of Family Medicine, 14-17; July 2014

Kaloo P D. Premenstrual Syndrome in primary care and beyond. British Journal of Family Medicine. 23-26 May 2014

Kaloo P D et al. Management of Suspected Ovarian Masses in Premenopausal Women. Green-Top Guidelines on behalf of The Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologist, November 2011

Kaloo PD. Cooper MJ. Reid G. A prospective multi-centre study of major complications experienced during excisional laparoscopic surgery for endometriosis. European Journal of Obstetrics, Gynecology, & Reproductive Biology. 124(1):98-100, 2006 Jan 1

Reid G D, Kowalski D, Cooper M, Kaloo P. Hepatic endometriosis. Australian & New Zealand Journal of Obstetrics & Gynaecology. 43(1): 87-9, 2003 February

Kaloo PD Use of the Veress needle to obtain a pneumoperitoneum prior to laparoscopy. RANZCOG statement November 2002

Cooper MJ. Reid GD. Kaloo P. Respiratory symptoms as an indicator of undiagnosed bowel perforation following laparoscopic surgery--An Observation. Australian & New Zealand Journal of Obstetrics & Gynaecology. 42(5): 545-7, 2002 November

Kaloo P. Cooper M. Laparoscopic-assisted Vecchietti procedure for creation of a neovagina. Australian & New Zealand Journal of Obstetrics & Gynaecology. 42(3): 307-10, 2002 August

Kaloo P. Cooper M. Molloy D. A Survey of Entry Techniques and Complications of Members of the Australian Gynaecological Endoscopy Society. Australian & New Zealand Journal of Obstetrics & Gynaecology. 42(3): 264-6, 2002 August

Kaloo P. Cooper M. Fertility Outcomes Following Laparoscopic Tubal Re-Anastomosis Post Tubal Sterilisation. Australian & New Zealand Journal of Obstetrics & Gynaecology. 42(3): 256-8, 2002 August

Kaloo P. Cooper M. Reid G. A Prospective Multi-Centre Study Of Laparoscopic Complications Related To The ‘Direct’ Entry Technique. Gynaecological Endoscopy 11;67-70, 2002

Kaloo PD, Molloy D. Cooper M. Nguyen TV. Laparoscopic Entry: A Literature Review and Analysis of Techniques and Complications of Primary Port Entry. (Editorial) Australian & New Zealand Journal of Obstetrics & Gynaecology. 42(3): 246-54, 2002 August

Kaloo P. Reid G. Wong F. Caesarean Section Scar Endometriosis: Two Cases of Recurrent Disease and A Literature Review. Australian & New Zealand Journal of Obstetrics & Gynaecology. 42(2): 218-20, 2002 May

Kaloo PD. Studd R. Child A. Postpartum Diagnosis of A Maternal Diaphragmatic Hernia. Australian & New Zealand Journal of Obstetrics & Gynaecology. 41(4): 461-3, 2001 Nov

Kaloo P. Ludlow J. Dickinson JE. Smith N. Self-Inflicted Penetrating Abdominal Injury In Pregnancy. Australian & New Zealand Journal of Obstetrics & Gynaecology. 40(4): 468-70, 2000 Nov

Draycott, T.; Kaloo, P.; Lock, R.; Fox, R.; Smith, P.; Read, M A case-control study of anticardiolipin antibodies after unexplained foetal loss from 24 weeks’ gestation. Early Human Development 45(1-2): 147-148 1996 July

Draycott T, Kaloo P.D, Lock. Anticardiolipin Antibodies in 3rd Trimester Stillbirth. British Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology. 103, 481-484. 1996 May