Christine Landon qualified in 1981 in Leeds and has been a Consultant in urogynaecology and pelvic floor surgery since 1991 at St James University Hospital, Leeds. She became a member of the Royal College of Obstetrics and Gynaecology in 1987 and Fellow in 1997. She went on to achieve a postgraduate MD thesis studying the biomechanics of human female tissues and the causes of female incontinence and prolapse. Dr Landon was awarded the Blair Bell lectureship prize by the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists for her research in tissue biomechanics and more recently first prize for a video demonstration of new pelvic floor surgery by the American Association of Surgeons.
Dr Landon is particularly interested In minimally invasive techniques and specialises in recurrent difficult problems requiring more complex revisional surgery including problems occurring after previous mesh surgery.
Dr Landon has been the Royal College director for Urogynaecology surgical training in Leeds and is currently the director of the Pelvic Floor Centre at Nuffield Hospital, Leeds and the Chairman of the Medical Advisory Committee. She acts as an expert witness for complications following gynaecological and pelvic floor surgery including surgery using mesh implants.