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  • Gynaecological


Professor Andrew Drakeley is a Consultant Gynaecologist at Rutherford Cancer Centre North West. He has practised at the Liverpool Women’s NHS Foundation Trust since 2005. He's also been the Clinical Director of the Hewitt Fertility Centre since 2016, Gynaecology Clinical Director since 2018, Deputy Medical Director since 2021 and Cheshire & Mersey Gynaecology Clinical Lead since 2021.

Professor Andrew Drakeleyis currently the RCOG Vice Chair for subspecialty training and Clinical Program Lead for two master’s level courses at Edge Hill University: MSc advanced fertility practice and MCh (O&G).

Professor Andrew Drakeley's special interests include: Reproductive medicine; IVF; surgical sperm retrieval; recurrent miscarriage; andrology; female infertility; male infertility; egg donation; egg sharing; surrogacy; viral discordancy; fertility preservation; menopause; pelvic pain; laparoscopy; fibroids; myomectomy; ambulatory hysteroscopy; endometrial polyps; ovarian cysts; heavy periods.



  • MBChB
  • MD


  • RCOG
  • British Fertility Society
  • BMA

Professional bodies

  • Honorary Supervisor, University of Liverpool
  • Consultant Gynaecologist & Subspecialist in Reproductive Medicine, Liverpool Women’s NHS Foundation Trust
  • Honorary Senior Clinical Lecturer, Edge Hill University
  • Honorary Visiting Professor, Guadalajara University, Mx

Research interests

Assisted conception, sperm DNA fragmentation, ovulation induction, OHSS, artificial intelligence to select sperm and embryos.


  1. Nancarrow L., Tempest N, Drakeley A.J, Homburg R, Russell R, Hapangama DK. National Survey Highlights the Urgent Need for Standardisation of Embryo Transfer Techniques in the UK. J. Clin. Med. 2021, 10, 2839. https://doi.org/ 10.3390/jcm10132839
  2. Siristatidis, C., Stavros, S., Drakeley, A., Bettocchi, S., Pouliakis, A., Drakakis, P., Papapanou, M., & Vlahos, N. (2021). Omics and Artificial Intelligence to Improve In Vitro Fertilization (IVF) Success: A Proposed Protocol. Diagnostics (Basel, Switzerland)11(5), 743. https://doi.org/10.3390/diagnostics11050743
  3. Tempest N, Batchelor E, Hill CJ, Al-Lamee H, Drury J, Drakeley AJ, Hapangama D. Anterior gradient protein 3 and S100 calcium-binding protein P levels in different endometrial epithelial compartments may play an important role in recurrent pregnancy failure. Int. J. Mol. Sci. 2021, 22(8), 3835; https://doi.org/10.3390/ijms22083835
  4. Chatters R, et al., A randomised controlled trial to assess the clinical effectiveness and safety of the endometrial scratch procedure prior to first-time


  1. Professor Andrew Drakely does not hold a share or financial interest in the Rutherford Cancer Centres or another Rutherford Health plc company.
  2. Professor Andrew Drakely does not have a share or financial interest in equipment used at the Rutherford Cancer Centres or another Rutherford Health plc company.
  3. Professor Andrew Drakely does not hold any paid advisory role(s) at the Rutherford Cancer Centres or on behalf of Rutherford Cancer Centres or Rutherford Health plc.

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