Richard Pyper has been writing Expert Reports on Clinical Negligence in Obstetrics and Gynaecology for over 29 years. He is a Consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist at University Hospitals Sussex NHS Foundation Trust and has been in post since 1992.
Richard has an excellent knowledge of all aspects of the specialty but is now concentrating on Gynaecology with special interests in Urogynaecology, pelvic floor surgery, urinary incontinence and hysteroscopic surgery for menstrual problems.
He was instructed as a Single Joint Expert in the Liverpool Urogynaecology litigation and wrote over 90 reports. Currently, many reports concerning vaginal mesh and mid-urethral tapes (TVT and TOT) are being prepared for both claimants and defendants.
Richard qualified from Cambridge University in 1978. He commenced his career in O & G at the Middlesex Hospital but chose to doubly qualify by training in General Surgery and urology at St Mary’s Hospital and obtained the FRCS (Ed).
He returned to train in Obstetrics & Gynaecology and has 41 years’ experience in the speciality. He also has 30 years’ experience as a NHS Consultant in O & G, having been appointed at Worthing & Southlands Hospitals in 1992.
Clinical Negligence in Obstetrics & Gynaecology for 29 years
960 Expert Medical Reports on a wide variety of subjects
Single Joint Expert: Liverpool Urogynaecology Litigation - 90 reports
15 Fitness to practise reports for the GMC
35% of recent work has been for Hospital Trusts
60% of recent work has been for Claimants
5% of recent work is jointly instructed as a Single Expert
30 medicolegal conferences per year with Barristers and Solicitors
12 court attendances
View Dr Pyper’s CV here
RCOG - Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists, UK Register of Expert Witnesses, GMC Registration No: 2439279, PMS - Premier Medical Protection, BSUG – British Society of Urogynaecology, BSGE – British Society of Gynaecological Endoscopy, MRSRH – Faculty of Sexual & Reproductive Health Care