MB BChir MD MRCOG
Cecilia Bottomley studied at Cambridge University, qualifying in 1994. She specialised in obstetrics and gynaecology, undertaking postgraduate training at Guys and St Thomas’, St George’s and Kings College Hospitals amongst other places before becoming a consultant in 2009.
She developed her skills through a research MD focussing on ultrasound scan and the prediction of pregnancy loss. She has subsequently supervised research theses in relation to other early pregnancy conditions. She has authored and coauthored over 40 academic publications and she maintains an active research interest across the field of gynaecology and ultrasound. She has published two undergraduate textbooks.
Cecilia is a medical advisor for the Ectopic Pregnancy Trust and was previously scientific chair for the Association or Early Pregnancy Units. She gives regular invited lectures on gynaecology for the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists and other national and international organisations.
She joined UCLH as a consultant in 2018, where she works as part of the gynaecology outpatient diagnostic and treatment unit team as well as undertaking gynaecological surgery and emergency gynaecological care. She is the current clinical lead for gynaecology governance. Prior to which she was a consultant at Chelsea and Westminster Hospital for 9 years where she was in charge of postgraduate training in Obstetrics and Gynaecology and also lead for the Early Pregnancy Unit.
Early pregnancy (including diagnosis and management of pregnancy loss, prediction of pregnancy loss, psychological aspects of pregnancy loss
Hyperemesis (vomiting in pregnancy)
Association between hyperemesis gravidarum and psychological symptoms, psychosocial outcomes and infant bonding: a two-point prospective case-control multicentre survey study in an inner city setting. Nicola Mitchell-Jones, Kim Lawson, Shabnam Bobdiwala, Jessica Farren, Aurelio Tobias, Tom Bourne, Cecilia Bottomley. BMJ Open 2020 Oct 13;10(10)
Mifepristone and misoprostol versus misoprostol alone for the management of missed miscarriage (MifeMiso): a randomised, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial.
Chu JJ, Devall AJ, Beeson LE, Hardy P, Cheed V, Sun Y, Roberts TE, Ogwulu CO, Williams E, Jones LL, La Fontaine Papadopoulos JH, Bender-Atik R, Brewin J, Hinshaw K, Choudhary M, Ahmed A, Naftalin J, Nunes N, Oliver A, Izzat F, Bhatia K, Hassan I, Jeve Y, Hamilton J, Deb S, Bottomley C, Ross J, Watkins L, Underwood M, Cheong Y, Kumar CS, Gupta P, Small R, Pringle S, Hodge F, Shahid A, Gallos ID, Horne AW, Quenby S, Coomarasamy A. Lancet. 2020 Sep 12;396
Progesterone to prevent miscarriage in women with early pregnancy bleeding: the PRISM RCT. Coomarasamy A, Harb HM, Devall AJ, Cheed V, Roberts TE, Goranitis I, Ogwulu CB, Williams HM, Gallos ID, Eapen A, Daniels JP, Ahmed A, Bender-Atik R, Bhatia K, Bottomley C, Brewin J, Choudhary M, Crosfill F, Deb S, Duncan WC, Ewer A, Hinshaw K, Holland T, Izzat F, Johns J, Lumsden MA, Manda P, Norman JE, Nunes N, Overton CE, Kriedt K, Quenby S, Rao S, Ross J, Shahid A, Underwood M, Vaithilingham N, Watkins L, Wykes C, Horne AW, Jurkovic D, Middleton LJ. Health Technol Assess. 2020 Jun;24(33):1-70
Intra- and interobserver reproducibility of pelvic ultrasound for the detection and measurement of endometriotic lesions. Bean E, Chaggar P, Thanatsis N, Dooley W, Bottomley C, Jurkovic D. Hum Reprod Open. 2020 Mar 6;2020(2)
The cost-effectiveness of progesterone in preventing miscarriages in women with early pregnancy bleeding: an economic evaluation based on the PRISM trial. Okeke Ogwulu CB, Goranitis I, Devall AJ, Cheed V, Gallos ID, Middleton LJ, Harb HM, Williams HM, Eapen A, Daniels JP, Ahmed A, Bender-Atik R, Bhatia K, Bottomley C, Brewin J, Choudhary M, Deb S, Duncan WC, Ewer AK, Hinshaw K, Holland T, Izzat F, Johns J, Lumsden M, Manda P, Norman JE, Nunes N, Overton CE, Kriedt K, Quenby S, Rao S, Ross J, Shahid A, Underwood M, Vaithilingham N, Watkins L, Wykes C, Horne AW, Jurkovic D, Coomarasamy A, Roberts TE. BJOG. 2020 May;127(6):757-767