Prof. Sean Kehoe specialized in obstetrics and gynecology

Prof. Sean Kehoe

Professor of Gynaecological Cancer, Institute of Cancer and Genomic Sciences, University of Birmingham

Country United Kingdom
Speciality Obstetrics and gynecology
Subspeciality Gynaecological Cancer
Experience 1983 years
Languages English and Irish

Prof. Sean Kehoe is a clinical academic managing the treatment of gynaecological cancers and precancers. He has over 35 years of experience in these areas. His clinical work is based at City Hospital in Birmingham.

Areas of expertise: Ovarian, cervical, endometrial and vulval cancers, Vulval disorders and Pre-invasive disease of the vulva, vagina and cervix

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Prof Sean Kehoe qualified at Trinity College Dublin and after obtaining his MRCOG came to the UK and undertook the post of CRC Fellow in Gynaecological Cancer at the University of Birmingham. He obtained an MD, and continued to work in Birmingham achieving subspecialty training in Gynaecological Oncology and was appointed a Senior Lecturer in Gynaecological Cancer. He then moved to Oxford, and as the Foundation Professor of Gynaecological Cancer, he developed the Oxford Gynaecological Cancer Centre before returning to Birmingham to take up the Lawson Tait Chair in Gynaecological Cancer in December 2012. He has lectured widely both nationally and internationally. In 2010 he was awarded the Boyle Memorial Medal by the Institute of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists of Ireland and was re-elected a Senior Research Fellow of St Peters College, Oxford in 2013.

Experiences and Positions

2013 - Today

Senior Research Fellow
St Peters College, University of Oxford

Professor of Gynaecological Cancer
Institute of Cancer and Genomic Sciences, University of Birmingham

Senior Academy Teacher
Oncology, City Hospital, Birmingham, Year 4 students

Visiting Professor
Hong Kong University

Chair of Gynaecological Cancer Group
National Cancer Registry and Analysis Service, Public Health England (PHE)

Degrees and Certifications

Fellowship of Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, (FRCOG)

Oxford University

Doctor of Medicine (MD)
Trinity College Dublin

Diploma of Child Health (DCH)
Royal College of Surgeon of Ireland

Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery (MB BCh BAO BA)
Trinity College Dublin


Member of:

  • Chair of FIGO Cancer Committee (2019)
  • Member of the FIGO Cancer Committee (International Federation of Gynaecology and Obstetrics)
  • President of the British Gynaecological Cancer Society (2009)
  • Member of the National Cancer Intelligence Network - Gynaecological Oncology

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