Dr Adeola Olaitan is a Consultant Gynaecological Oncologist. She specialises in the diagnosis and treatment of all types of gynaecological cancers including ovarian cancer, uterine cancer, endometrial cancer and cervical cancer, using minimally invasive treatments (including keyhole surgery) where appropriate.
She is accredited in colposcopy of the cervix for patients with abnormal smear results and treatment can be performed in the outpatient clinic. She also sees patients with general gynaecological problems such as heavy bleeding (menorrhagia), irregular periods or pelvic pain and is a specialist in minimally invasive surgery to treat polyps, ovarian cysts and other benign gynaecological problems.
Dr Adeola also sees patients in her private practice for routine gynaecological checks such as smear tests, chlamydia testing, Mirena coil insertion (under sedation if necessary), HPV (High Risk Human Papilloma Virus) testing and HPV vaccination.
Adeola Olaitan was appointed Consultant Gynaecological Oncologist at University College Hospital London in 2002 and is currently Clinical Lead of the Gynaecological Cancer Centre at UCLH. She sees patients in private practice at The Harley Street Clinic and The Portland Hospital for Women and Children as a Gynaecological Oncologist and as a General Gynaecologist.
Dr Olaitan qualified from University College Hospital London in 1987 which was followed, after general obstetrics and gynaecology training, by a subspecialty Fellowship in Gynaecological Oncology at St Michael’s Hospital Bristol. Dr Olaitan is presently an Honorary Senior Lecturer, with over 20 peer reviewed publications and book chapters. She is a member of the British Gynaecological Cancer Society, the British Society for Colposcopy and Cervical Pathology, and the International Gynaecological Cancer Society.