Pelvic floor and Anorectal Ultrasound Masterclass

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*Please note that dates can be subject to change due to unforeseen circumstances.

Course Directors

Mr Abdul H Sultan, MD FRCOG

  • Consultant Obstetrician & Gynaecologist, Croydon University Hospital, Croydon, Surrey.
  • Honorary Reader, St. George's University of London.

Miss Ranee Thakar, MD FRCOG

  • Consultant Obstetrician & Urogynaecology Subspecialist, Croydon University Hospital, Croydon, Surrey
  • Honorary Senior Lecturer, St. George's University of London.


Description of course

This workshop aims to provide skills in all aspects of pelvic floor and anal endosonography that would interest the novice as well as the more experienced. The faculty comprises of international experts Professor Pawel Wieczorek, Radiologist, Lublin, Poland and Professor Giulio Santoro, Colorectal surgeon, Treviso, Italy

Obstetric trauma is a major cause faecal incontinence in women and anal endosonography is an established gold standard in the diagnosis of sphincter defects. Abdul Sultan and Ranee Thakar are Consultant Urogynaecologists who  are internationally renowned as experts in obstetric trauma and work closely with Colorectal Surgeons. They currently run international hands-on workshops on perineal and anal sphincter trauma. 

The programme will be comprehensive, encompassing a global perspective to pelvic floor trauma including levator injuries, rectoceles, cystoceles and urinary incontinence.  Live demonstrations are planned and delegates will be given an opportunity to develop hands-on experience on image acquisition and interpretation.


Venue / Location:               Croydon University Hospital, Croydon, Surrey

                                             Postgraduate Medical Centre (PGMC), Yellow Zone


Dates:                                    TBC                                      

Time:                                     DAY 1 -   0900h to 1800h 

                                              DAY 2 -    0830h to 1630h

Cost:                                     £500.00 for two days 




                        Prof. Pawel Wieczorek, Radiologist, Lublin, Poland

                        Prof. Giulio Santoro, Consultant Colorectal Surgeon, Treviso, Italy




                        Dr Kandice Wong, Urogynaecology Subspecialty Trainee

                        Wendy Ness, Colorectal Nurse Specialist

                        Dr Ola Stankiewicz, Consultant Radiologist, Sheffield

                        Dr Joanna Roper, Research Fellow

                        Dr Adanna Okeahialam, Research Fellow

                        Dr Isabelle van Gruting, Amsterdam, The Netherlands



                      For more information please contact:

                      Tracy Redpath
                      Croydon University Hospital
                      530 London Road
                      Croydon, Surrey, UK
                      CR7 7YE

                      Phone : +44 737 675 6280
                      E-Mail :


For a recommended hotel within the Croydon area, there is The Croydon Park Hotel:


For basic accommodation the Ibis (Croydon) 020 8689 8989 is located directly opposite Croydon University Hospital: