Mr Philip Kaloo

Consultant Obstetrician Gynaecologist and Laparoscopic Surgeon

Philip Kaloo

Mr Philip Kaloo is an experienced Consultant Obstetrician, Gynaecologist and Advanced Laparoscopic Surgeon at Gloucestershire NHS Foundation Trust.

In addition to a practice involving  general obstetrics and gynaecology he has a specialist interest in endometriosis / pelvic pain and advanced laparoscopic surgery. Mr Kaloo is the lead clinician for the regional Endometriosis Service.

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Mr Kaloo graduated from University College London in 1993, completing general obstetric and gynaecology training in Bristol and the Wessex Deanery. He undertook a 2 year Clinical and Research Fellowship in Laparoscopic Surgery and Endometriosis at the University of Sydney and University of New South Wales, Australia. He took up his Consultant post at Cheltenham General Hospital,  Gloucestershire NHS Foundation Trust in 2006.

Mr Kaloo obtained an M Sc in Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery from the University  of Surrey in  2012.

Mr Kaloo is the primary author for the RCOG National Greentop Guidelines for the Management of Ovarian Masses in the Premenopausal Woman and has been a Contributor to NICE Guidance on the Management of Heavy Menstrual Bleeding and the Management of Endometriosis.

Experience of giving evidence

Mr Kaloo has prepared obstetric and gynaecological medicolegal reports on behalf of claimants and defendants in the United Kingdom and Republic of Ireland since 2016.

Cases undertaken

  • Clinical negligence
  • Medico-legal reports

Specialist assessments offered



  1. Kaloo P, Armstrong S, Kaloo C, Jordan V. Interventions to reduce shoulder pain following gynaecological laparoscopic procedures. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2019.


  1. Ball, E. et al. “Evidence-Based Guideline on Laparoscopy in Pregnancy: Commissioned by the British Society for Gynaecological Endoscopy (BSGE) Endorsed by the Royal College of Obstetricians & Gynaecologists (RCOG).” Facts, views & vision in obgyn11 (2019): 5-25.


  1. Kaloo PD, Davies S. Management of heavy menstrual bleeding. British Journal of Family Medicine, July 2014


  1. Kaloo PD. Premenstrual Syndrome in primary care and beyond. British Journal of Family Medicine, June 2014


  1. Parsons,S R, Bennett J E, Kaloo P, Scott M. Appendicitis and uterine abscess: presentation of an unusual fistula between the gynaecological and gastrointestinal tracts. BMJ – Case Report 2012:published online 14 September 2012, doi:10.1136/bcr.09.2011.4795


  1. Kaloo PD, Louden KA, Khazali SD Hoy, Sadoon S. RCOG/BSGE National Green Top Guidelines No: 62  “Management of Suspected Ovarian Masses in Premenopausal Women, November 2011.


  1. Kaloo P, The management of chronic pelvic pain, MIMS women’s health vol 4, no 4, 2009.


  1. Kaloo P, Pillai M The treatment of pelvic pain and endometriosis, MIMS women’s health vol 4, no 4, 2009.


  1. Kaloo P. Cooper M Reid GD A prospective multi-centre study of major complications experienced during excisional laparoscopic surgery for endometriosis. European Journal of Obstetrics & Gynaecology and Reproductive Biology 124 (2006) 98–100.


  1. Reid G D, Kowalski D, Cooper M, Kaloo P. Hepatic endometriosis. Australian & New Zealand Journal of Obstetrics & Gynaecology. 43(1): 87-9, 2003 February.


  1. Kaloo PD Use of the Veress needle to obtain a pneumoperitoneum prior to laparoscopy RANZCOG statement November 2002.


  1. Cooper MJ. Reid GD. Kaloo P. Respiratory symptoms as an indicator of undiagnosed bowel perforation following laparoscopic surgery–An Observation. Australian & New Zealand Journal of Obstetrics & Gynaecology. 42(5): 545-7, 2002 November.


  1. Kaloo P. Cooper M. Laparoscopic-assisted Vecchietti procedure for creation of a neovagina. Australian & New Zealand Journal of Obstetrics & Gynaecology. 42(3): 307-10, 2002 August.


  1. Kaloo P. Cooper M. Molloy D. A Survey of Entry Techniques and Complications of Members of the Australian Gynaecological Endoscopy Society. Australian & New Zealand Journal of Obstetrics & Gynaecology. 42(3): 264-6, 2002 August.


  1. Kaloo P. Cooper M. Fertility Outcomes Following Laparoscopic Tubal Re-Anastomosis Post Tubal Sterilisation. Australian & New Zealand Journal of Obstetrics & Gynaecology. 42(3): 256-8, 2002 August.


  1. Kaloo P. Cooper M. Reid G. A Prospective Multi-Centre Study Of Laparoscopic Complications Related To The ‘Direct’ Entry Technique. Gynaecological Endoscopy 11;67-70, 2002.


  1. Kaloo PD, Molloy D. Cooper M. Nguyen TV. Laparoscopic Entry: A Literature Review and Analysis of Techniques and Complications of Primary Port Entry. (Editorial) Australian & New Zealand Journal of Obstetrics & Gynaecology. 42(3): 246-54, 2002 August.


  1. Kaloo P. Reid G. Wong F. Caesarean Section Scar Endometriosis: Two Cases of Recurrent Disease and A Literature Review. Australian & New Zealand Journal of Obstetrics & Gynaecology. 42(2): 218-20, 2002 May.


  1. Kaloo PD. Studd R. Child A. Postpartum Diagnosis of A Maternal Diaphragmatic Hernia. Australian & New Zealand Journal of Obstetrics & Gynaecology. 41(4): 461-3, 2001 Nov.


  1. Kaloo P. Ludlow J. Dickinson JE. Smith N. Self-Inflicted Penetrating Abdominal Injury in Pregnancy. Australian & New Zealand Journal of Obstetrics & Gynaecology. 40(4): 468-70, 2000 Nov.


  1. Draycott, T.; Kaloo, P.; Lock, R.; Fox, R.; Smith, P.; Read, M A case-control study of anticardiolipin antibodies after unexplained foetal loss from 24 weeks’ gestation. Early Human Development 45(1-2): 147-148 1996 July.


  1. Draycott T, Kaloo P.D, Lock. Anticardiolipin Antibodies in 3rd Trimester Stillbirth. British Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology. 103, 481-484. 1996 May.


Mr Kaloo has good availability with a turnaround time for completion of reports of 10-14 days.

Qualifications & Professional memberships


  • MB BS (Lond) 1993
  • BSc (Hons) 1990
  • Cert MEd 2005
  • MRCOG 2003
  • MSc (Advanced Gynaecological Laparoscopy) 2012

Professional Memberships

  • RCOG (Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists)
  • BMA (British Medical Association)
  • BSGE (British Society of Gynaecological Endoscopy)
  • BMS (British Menopause Society)


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