Mr Jim McCormack qualified in Medicine from Queens University, Belfast in 1982. He trained in Northern Ireland and Birmingham, where he completed his MD research in prenatal diagnosis in 1992. He has more than 20 years experience as a Consultant Obstetrician & Gynaecologist at the Countess of Chester NHS Trust, and in private practice at the Grosvenor Nuffield Hospital Chester and Chester Wellness Centre. He is a founder member Cheshire Reproductive Medicine.
His special interests include Minimal Access Surgery and Pelvic Ultrasound Scanning in gynaecology and Prenatal Screening and Diagnosis in Obstetrics.
He is an advanced Laparoscopic Surgeon (keyhole surgery) with extensive experience in the treatment of endometriosis, adhesions, fibroids, ovarian cysts, and other benign gynaecological conditions. He performs all types of laparoscopic hysterectomy and advanced hysteroscopic surgery including endometrial ablation and resection for treatment of heavy periods. His interests include management of menstrual disorders and abnormal bleeding, pelvic pain and management of endometriosis. He is very experienced in pelvic ultrasound offering scans for ovarian screening and investigation of abnormal bleeding.
Mr McCormack obtained the RCR/RCOG Diploma in Ultrasound in 1992. He led development of the Pregnancy Ultrasound and Prenatal Diagnosis and Screening service at the Countess of Chester and is Lead Clinician for Fetal Medicine. He offers First Trimester Nuchal and Harmony Screening tests and a full pregnancy scan service including 4D scanning. He is an accredited with the Fetal Medicine Foundation for Nuchal Translucency Scanning.
Mr McCormack is a Member of the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists, and a past committee member of the British Society Gynae Endoscopy and the British Maternal and Fetal Medicine Society. He is well known in the region for his expertise in obstetrics and gynaecology and has made significant contribution to development of these services with appointments on local, regional and national committees. He has contributed to education and training with his appointments as a university external examiner, membership RCOG examinations committee and currently is Honorary Clinical Lecturer with Liverpool University.