Mr Andrew Williams PPFS MS FRCS

Mr Andrew Williams qualified from Guy’s and St Thomas’ Hospital in 1991 and is a specialist in pelvic floor surgery and assessment as well as anal fistula disease.

He was appointed as a consultant colorectal surgeon at Guy’s and St Thomas’ Hospital in 2003 and is the clinical director of the Pelvic Floor Unit and lead clinician for the enhanced recovery program for patients undergoing major colorectal surgery.

He has had a strong interest in functional pelvic floor problems ever since completing an MS on anal sphincter injury and repair in 2001. Subsequently he developed a tertiary referral practice for complex pelvic floor problems and he has a keen interest in teaching on the pelvic floor especially with reference to anal and pelvic floor ultrasound scanning. Having set up the pelvic floor unit at St Thomas’ Hospital, his unit now serves the South East of the country for complex pelvic floor services, seeing in excess of 900 patients per year.

The stats speak for themselves.
More women are affected and need support…


of women with severe birth injury said it impacted on their relationship with their child


were affected by traumatic memories of the birth


stated they were embarrassed by the symptoms of their injury


of women affected said they doubted their ability to mother


suffered postnatal depression as a result of their injury


of women affected regretted having a child because of the injuries sustained