Mr John Butler

Consultant Gynaecological Oncology Surgeon MRCOG MBBS BSc

Specialism: Gynaecology

Available at: Cavendish Square, Chelsea

Special interests:

  • ultra-radical gynaecological cancer surgery
  • minimal access gynaecological surgery
  • risk reducing surgery for BRCA
  • trachelectomy
  • quality of life after cancer treatment


Mr John Butler is a gynaecological surgeon. He is certified as both a specialist gynaecologist and sub-specialist gynaecological oncology by the RCOG. He qualified in medicine from St Mary’s Hospital in 2000 and continued his postgraduate training in London, including his oncology training at The Royal Marsden and St Bartholomew’s Hospital.

He has an active research portfolio and has published extensively on gynaecological cancer, international cancer survival, and cancer policy.

He is the lead clinician to the International Cancer Benchmarking Partnership, a member of the NCIN clinical reference group, and the the Cancer Research UK Early diagnosis committee.

His main interests include ultra-radical gynaecological cancer surgery, fertility-preserving surgery for cervical cancer, minimal access surgery, risk-reducing surgery for BRCA, and vulval cancer.

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