Professional background

Ertan Saridogan is a consultant in reproductive medicine and minimal access surgery at University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust. He is a past president of the British Society for Gynaecological Endoscopy, current president of International Society of Reproductive Surgery, and a member of the European Society for Gynaecological Endoscopy Executive Committee as the chair of Scientific Programme of Annual Congresses.

His clinical interests include laparoscopic and hysteroscopic surgery for benign gynaecological conditions, reproductive surgery, endometriosis, fibroids and outpatient hysteroscopy.

His research interests include non-invasive diagnosis of endometriosis, clinical outcomes following endometriosis surgery, outpatient hysteroscopy, and the place of screening and risk-reducing surgery in women with a history of familial cancer.

Research interests

  • Minimal-access gynaecological surgery
  • Infertility
  • Outpatient hysteroscopy
  • Endometriosis



The Fallopian Tube (2009) Allahbadia G, Saridogan E, Djahanbakhch O (eds). London, Anshan.

Peer-reviewed articles

Ocer F, Bese T, Saridogan E, Eydini K, Atasu T (1992) The prognostic significance of maternal serum CA 125 measurement in threated abortion.  Eur J Obstet Gynecol Rprodu Biol 46:137-142.

Saridogan E, Bolaji II, Boto T, Kadva A, Adedeji EA, Djahanbakhch O (1995) Long-term follow-up of patients following transcervical endometrial resection.  Gynaecol Endoscopy 4: 129-132

Vinson GP, Puddefoot JR, HO MM, Barker S, Mehta J, Saridogan E, Djahanbakhch O (1995) Type 1 angiotensin II receptors in rat and human sperm.  J Endocrinol, 144:369-378.

Bolaji II, Saridogan E, Lammers G, Fieldman N, Djahanbakhch O (1995) Perforation of the uterus and colon by copper-T intrauterine contraceptive device.  Int J Gynecol Obstet, 48:231-232.

Kervancioglu ME, Saridogan E, Martin JE, Maguiness SD, DJahanbakhch O(1995) A simple technqiue for the long-term non-polarised and polarised culture of human fallopian tube epthelial cells.  Biol Cell 82:103-107

Bolaji II, Saridogan E, Hasan N, Baithun S, Djahanbakhch O (1995) Prolonged retention of fetal bones with oseous metaplaisa of the endometrium.  Int J Gynecol Obstet, 50:65-66.

Sahmay S, Oral E, Sardogan E, Senturk L, Atasu T (1995) Endometrial biopsy findings in infertility: analysis of 12,949 cases.  Int J Fertil 40:316-321.

Saridogan E, Djahanbakhch O, Puddefoot JR, Demtroulis C, Mehta JG, Conginswood K, Vinson GP (1996) Angiotensin II receptors and angiotensin II stimulation of ciliary actvity in human fallpian tube. J Clin Endocrinol Metab, 81:2719-2715.

Saridogan E, Djahanbackhch O, Naftalin AA (1996), Screening For Down's syndrome: Experience in an inner city health district Br J Obstet Gynaecol, 103:1205-1211.

Vinson GP, Mehta J, Evans S, Matthews S, Puddefoot  JR, Saridogan E, Holt WV, DJahanbakhch O (1996) Type 1 Angiotensin II receptors in human endometrium.  Mol Hum Reprod, 2:659-664.

Vinson GP, Sardiogan E, Puddefoot JR, Djahanbakhch O (1997) Tissue renin antiotensin systems and reproduction.  Human Reprod, 12:651 (invited revew).

Saridogan E, Bolaji II, Boto T, Djahanbakhch O (1997) Experience with combined use of laparoscopy and hysteroscopy for the investigation of infertility.  Gynaecol Endoscopy, 6:119-123.

Kervancioglu ME, Saridgoan E, Atasu T, Camlibel T, Demiracan A, Sarikamis B, Djahanbakhch O (1997) Human Fallopian tube epithelial cell co-culture increases fertilisation rates in male factor infertility but not in tubal or uenxplained infertility.  Hum Reprod, 12:1253-1258.

Saridogan E, Djahanbakhch O, Kervanciioglu ME, Kahyaoglu F, Shrimanker K, Grudzinskas JG (1997) Placental protein 14 secretion by human Fallopian tube epithelial cells in-vitro. Hum Reprod, 12:1500-1507.

Mahmood T, Sardiogan E, Smutna S, Habib AM, Djahanbakhch O (1998) The effect of ovarian steroids on epthelial cillary beat frequency in the human fallopian tube.  Hum Repod, 13:2991-2994 (Chosen as outstanding contribution).

Vinson GP, Saridogan E, PUddefoot JR, O'Mahony OA, Mahmood T, Djahanbakhch O (199) Renin-angiotensin systems and reproduction.  Gynecol Endocrinol, 13:56-70, (invited review).

Djahanbakhch O, Saridogan E, Kervancioglu ME, Mahmood T, Li L Grudzinskas JG (1999) Secretory function of the fallopian tube epithelial cells in vitro.  Trophoblast Reasearch, 13:87-104.

Sattar S, Abbas B, Jones L, Saridogan E, Mahmood T, Mehta J, Djahnbakhch O (1999) Comparison of the growth patterns and morphological characteristics of mechanically and enzymatically isolated follopian tube ephitelial cells.  Cell Biol Int, 23:278-283.

Kervancioglue ME, Saridogan E, Aitken RJ, Djahanbakhch O (2000) Importance of sperm to epthelial cell contact for the capacitation of human spermatozoa in human fallopian tube-epithilial cell coculture, Fertil Steril, 74:80-784.

Demetroulis C, Saridogan E, Kunde D, Naftalin AA (20021) A prospective randomised control trial comparing medical and surgical treatment for early pregnancy failure.  Human Reprod 16:365-369.

Lyons RA, Djahanback O, Saridogan E, Naftalin AA, Mahmood T, Weekes A, Chenoy R (2002) FAllopian tube ciliary beat frequency in relation to stage of menstrual cycle and antomical site.  Hum Reprod 17:584-588.

Lyons RA, Djahanbakhch O, Saridogan E, Naftalin AA, Mahmood T, Weekes A, Chenoy R (2002) The effect of periotneal fluide from women with endometriosis on ciliary beat frequency in the human Fallopian Tube.  Lanct 360:1221-2

Rawal N, Saridogan E, Weekes AW, Haq Kahn N (2003) Cytological and histological outcome following a borderline cervical smear.  J Obstet Gynaecol 23:419-21

Saridogan E, Cutner A (2004) The use of McCartney tube during total laparascopic hysterectomy for gender reassiagnment; a report of two cases, BJOG 111:277-8.

Cutner A, Saridogan E, Hart R, Pandya P, Creighton S (2004) Laparaoscopic management of pregnancies occurring in non-communicating accessory uterine horns.  Eur J Obstet Gynecol Rprod Biol 113:107-9

Ozturk O, Bhattacharay S, Saridogan E, Jauniaux E, Templeton A (2004) Role of utero-ovarian vascular impedance:  predictor of ongoing preganancy in an IVF-embryo transfer programme. RBM Online 299-305

Cutner AS, Lazanakis MS, Sridogan E (2004) Laparaoscopic ovarian suspension to facilitate surgery for advanced endometriosis.  Fertil Steril 82:702-4.

Oztruk O, Saridogan E, Jauniax E (2004) Drug intervention in early pregnancy after assisted reprodutive technology.  Reproductive Biomedicine Online.  9: 452-65.

Rawal N, Saridogan E, Kahn N, Weekes A (2005) Leiomyosarcoma of the vulva in association with lichen sclerosus.  J Obstet Gynaecol 25:87-88.

Kennedy S, Bergqvist A, Chapron C, D'Hooghe T, Dunselman G, Greb R, Hummelshoj L, Prentice A, Sardogan E (2005) ESHRE Guideline for the Diagnosis and Treatment of Endometriosis Human Reporduction 20:2697-704.

Lyons R, Saridogan E, Djahanbakhch o (2006) The effect of ovarian follicular fluid and peritoneal fluide on fallopian tube ciliary beat frequency.  Human Reproduction, 21:52-6.

Stavroulis A, Saridogan E, Creighton SM, Cutner A (2006) Laparoscipic treatment of endometriosis in teenagers. Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Bio, 125:248-50

Lyons R, Saridogan E, Djahanbakhch O (2006) The reproductive significance of human Fallopian tube cilia. Human Reproductive Update, 12:363-372.

Lyons R, Saridogan E, Djahanbakhch O (2006) The reproductive significance of human Fallopian tube cilia. Hum Reprod Update, 12:363-372. 
Saridogan E, Cutner A (2006) Endoscopic management of uterine fibroids. Hum Fertil (Cambridge). 9:201-8. 
Brandner B, Krishnan P, Sitham M, Man A, Saridogan E, Cutner A. (2007) Is naso-gastric tube insertion necessary to reduce the risk of gastric injury at subcostal laparoscopic insufflation? A pilot study. Eur J Anaesthesiol. 24: 644-645. 
Papathanasiou A, Djahanbakhch O, Saridogan E, Lyons RA. (2007) The effect of interleukin-6 on ciliary beat frequency in the human fallopian tube. Fertil Steril 90:391-4. 

Das M, Djahanbakhch O, Hacihanefioglu B, Saridogan E, Ikram M, Ghali L, Raveendran M,  Storey A (2007) Granulosa cell survival and proliferation are altered in  Polycystic Ovary Syndrome. J Clin Endocrinol Metab 93:881-7.
Das M, Gillott DJ, Saridogan E, Djahanbakhch O (2008) Anti-Mullerian Hormone is Increased in Follicular Fluid from Unstimulated Ovaries in Women with Polycystic Ovary Syndrome. Hum Reprod 23:2122-6. 

Pandis GK, Saridogan E, Windsor AC, Gulumser C, Cohen CR, Cutner AS (2008) Short-term outcome of fertility-sparing laparoscopic excision of deeply infiltrating pelvic endometriosis performed in a tertiary referral center. Fertil Steril. 2008 Oct 28. [Epub ahead of print] 

Chapters in books 

Djahanbakhch O, Saridogan E, Kadva AB (1995): The doctor’s view of the counsellor. In: Infertility Counselling. Jennings SE (ed) Blackwell Scientific, Oxford, pp 218-222. 

Saridogan E, Maguiness SD, Djahanbakhch O (1996) Fallopian tube physiology and its clinical implications. In Broer KH, Turanli I (eds) New Trends in Reproductive Medicine. Springer, Berlin, pp59-71. 

Djahanbakhch O, Saridogan E, Kervancioglu ME (1999) Secretory function of the Fallopian tube epithelial cells.  In Miller RA, Takayama M, Hata T, Taki I (eds) The Placenta from Implantation to Trophoblastic Disease: Apoptosis, Proliferation, Invasion and Pathology.  Boydell & Brewer, Rochester, pp 87-104. 

Saridogan E, Sathanandan SM (2002) Obstetric outcome of pregnancies following induction of ovulation. In: Sathanandan SM, Jacobs HS (eds) A Practical Guide to Ovulation Induction. Imperial College Press, Singapore, pp235-266. 

Saridogan E, Sathanandan SM, Rainsbury P, Haloob R, Jacobs HS (2002) Complications and long term risks of ovulation induction. In: Sathanandan SM, Jacobs HS (eds) A Practical Guide to Ovulation Induction. Imperial College Press, Singapore, pp183-200. 

Saridogan E, Djahanbakhch O (2002) Tubal disease. In: Shaw R, Soutter P, Stanton S (eds) Gynaecology, Elsevier Science, Edinburgh, pp361-370.