Stephen Kennedy qualified at Guy’s Hospital, London, in 1984, having graduated from Keble College, Oxford, with a degree in Experimental Psychology. His training was obtained at the John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford; Queen Charlotte’s & Chelsea Hospital, London, and the Royal Berkshire Hospital, Reading. In 1991, he was awarded the Royal College of Obstetricians & Gynaecologists (RCOG) Thomas Eden Travelling Fellowship and spent time as Visiting Assistant Professor at the University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio.
He held the posts of Research Fellow (1986-89), Clinical Lecturer (1992-94), and Senior Fellow in Reproductive Medicine (1994-99) in the Nuffield Department of Obstetrics & Gynaecology, University of Oxford, before being appointed to the post of Clinical Reader in 1999.
He is a medical adviser to the American Endometriosis Association and a Trustee of the UK National Endometriosis Society, both of which are national, patients’ self-help groups. He is a member of a working party of the UK All Party Parliamentary Group on Endometriosis. He is the author of a number of chapters and over 100 academic papers about endometriosis, and has edited a book entitled ‘Chronic Pelvic Pain’. He has prepared clinical guidelines for the RCOG on the management of both chronic pelvic pain and endometriosis, and he is the editor of a European endometriosis guideline.
Clinical Excellence Award
National: Bronze (2006)