Imperial College London


Faculty of MedicineDepartment of Metabolism, Digestion and Reproduction

Clinical Professor



+44 (0)20 7594 2176p.bennett




Miss Kiran Dosanjh +44 (0)20 7594 2176




Hammersmith HospitalHammersmith Campus





Qualifications Fellowships and Personal History

BSc (First Class Honours, St Georges University of London) 1979; MBBS (St Georges University of London) 1982; MD (University of London) 1988; MRCOG 1988; PhD 1993 (University of London); FRCOG 2000; FMCOG (Honorary Fellow Maltese College Obstetricians and Gynaecologists) 2006; FMedSci 2017; Honorary Fellow American Gynecologic and Obstetrical Society 2018

Phillip Bennett is Professor of Obstetrics and Gynaecology and Honorary Consultant in Obstetrics and Gynaecology to Imperial Healthcare NHS Trust at Queen Charlottes and Hammersmith Hospitals. He is Director of the Institute of Reproductive and Developmental Biology, and NHS Research Director for Women's and Children's Health. He also directs (together with David MacIntyre and Lynne Sykes) the March of Dimes European Preterm Birth Research Centre at Imperial and (together with Tom Bourne and Lesley Regan) the Tommy's National Miscarriage Research Centre at Imperial.

Professor Bennett's principal research interests are the microbiology biochemistry and endocrinology of pregnancy, human term and preterm labour, and the stratification, prediction and prevention of miscarriage and preterm birth.



Tzafetas M, Mitra A, Paraskevaidi M, et al., The intelligent-Knife (i-Knife) and its intraoperative diagnostic advantage for the treatment of cervical disease., Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of Usa, ISSN:0027-8424

Coomarasamy A, Devall AJ, Brosens JJ, et al., 2020, Micronized vaginal progesterone to prevent miscarriage: a critical evaluation of randomized evidence, American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology, ISSN:0002-9378

Al-Memar M, Bobdiwala S, Fourie H, et al., 2020, The association between vaginal bacterial composition and miscarriage: a nested case-control study, Bjog: an International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Vol:127, ISSN:1470-0328, Pages:264-274

Pavagada S, Channon RB, Chang JYH, et al., 2019, Oligonucleotide-templated lateral flow assays for amplification-free sensing of circulating microRNAs (vol 55, pg 12451, 2019), Chemical Communications, Vol:55, ISSN:1359-7345, Pages:13470-13470


Norman JE, Norrie J, MacLennan G, et al., 2020, Randomized controlled trial: Arabin pessary to prevent preterm birth in twin pregnancies with short cervix, 40th Annual Pregnancy Meeting of the Society-for-Maternal-Fetal-Medicine (SMFM), MOSBY-ELSEVIER, Pages:S756-S756, ISSN:0002-9378

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