Dr Farida Bano, Consultant Gynaecologist and Obstetrician

Dr Farida Bano MBBS FRCOG BSCCP/RCOG Colposcopy accreditation

Consultant Gynaecologist and Obstetrician

MBBS FRCOG BSCCP/RCOG Colposcopy accreditation

Areas of expertise

  • Gynaecology
  • Laparoscopic (keyhole) surgery
  • Uro-Gynaecology
  • Menopause
  • Fertility


  • The Portland Hospital

    205 - 209 Great Portland Street, London, W1W 5AH

  • Telephone or video consultation


About Dr Farida Bano

GMC number: 4760595

Year qualified: 1993

Place of primary qualification: University of Karachi

Dr Farida Bano is a Consultant Gynaecologist and Obstetrician working at the Portland Hospital, London as well as Barking, Havering and Redbridge University Hospitals NHS Trust, where she is the lead GP trainer.

She is expert in gynaecology, colposcopy, vaginal surgery, contraception, menopause/HRT, urogynaecology and pelvic pain.

Dr Bano is a published research author and presents both nationally and internationally at medical conferences.

Areas of expertise

  • Abdominal and vaginal hysterectomy
  • Adenomyosis
  • Adhesions
  • Amenorrhoea
  • Bacterial vaginosis
  • Candidiasis (thrush)
  • Chronic pelvic pain
  • Colposcopy
  • Cosmetic gynaecology
  • Contraception
  • Dysmenorrhoea (period pain)
  • Early pregnancy problem
  • Early pregnancy problem/ectopic pregnancy
  • Endometriosis
  • Family planning
  • Fertility surgery
  • Female infertility
  • Fibroids
  • Gynaecology and/or obstetrics
  • Heavy periods (menorrhagia)
  • Hysteroscopy including outpatient hysteroscopy
  • Infertility
  • Irregular periods
  • IUD insertion
  • Laparoscopic surgery
  • Laparoscopic surgery/minimal access surgery
  • Late or missed period
  • Menopause/HRT
  • Menstrual disorders
  • Miscarriage
  • Oophorectomy (ovary removal surgery)
  • Outpatient hysterscopy
  • Ovarian cysts
  • Pelvic floor repair/prolapse surgery
  • Pelvic pain
  • Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS)
  • Pre-menstrual syndrome (PMS)
  • Prolapse
  • Prolapse and ovarian cyst
  • Urogynaecology
  • Uterine/vaginal/vulvar disorders

Professional memberships

Royal College of Obstetricians & Gynaecologists (RCOG)
British Menopause Society
Medical Protection Society
General Medical Council
The British Society for Colposcopy and Cervical Pathology (BSCCP)

Articles by Dr Farida Bano

Effect of intrauterine contraceptive device on concentration of inorganic phosphorus and cholesterol in human uterine fluid

Unilateral atraumatic expulsion of an ectopic pregnancy in a case of bilateral ectopic pregnancy

Serum calcium and magnesium levels in women with detrusor overactivity

Effect of IUCD on human uterine fluid protein concentration throughout the menstrual cycle