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Dr. Babatunde A. Gbolade
Fertility Control Unit, Department of Obstetrics, Gynaecology

St James’s University Hospital, United Kingdom

Consultant Gynaecologist & Director of Fertility Control Unit   

Leeds Institute of Medical Education, University of Leeds, United Kingdom 

Senior Clinical Lecturer

Email: b.a.gbolade@leeds.ac.uk


2001 M.Phil., Medical Law, University of Glasgow, UK

2001 M.Sc., Computational Methods in Medical Science, The University of Manchester, UK

1978 MBBS, Medicine & Surgery, University of Ibadan, Nigeria

Research Fields

Family planning


Sexual & reproductive Healthcare

Publications (selected)

  1. Gbolade B. A. Perforation of the cervix by the threads of a levonorgestrel-releasing intrauterine device: A Case Report. Journal of Women’s Health 2010;19(12):2277-2279.
  2. Gbolade B. A. Failure of Implanon on antituberculous therapy. Open access journal of contraception. 2010:1; 103-105.
  3. Wokoma T.T., Adum V. L., & Gbolade B.A. Retained fetal bones masquerading as an intrauterine device with missing Threads. The European Journal of Contraception and Reproductive Health Care, 2010;15:213–215
  4. Gbolade B.A. A snap audit of “did not attend” patients in a gynecologic outpatient clinic. Clinical Audit 2010:2;93-96
  5. Wong S. S., Thornton G. J., Gbolade B., Bekker H. L. A randomised controlled trial of a decision-aid leaflet to facilitate women's choice between pregnancy termination methods. BJOG. 2006; 113(6):688-94.
  6. Gbolade B.A. The recruitment and retention of members of black and other ethnic minority groups to Nhs research ethics committees in the United Kingdom. Research Ethics Review 2005; 1(1): 27- 31.
  7. Laurence V., Gbolade B.A., Morgan S.J., Glaser A. Contraception for Teenagers and young adults with cancer. European Journal of Cancer 2004; 40:2705-16.
  8. Wong S. S., Bekker H. L., Thornton G. J., Gbolade B.A. Choices about abortion method: assessing the quality of patientinformation leaflets in England and Wales. BJOG 2003;110:263–266
  9. Wong S. S., Bekker H. L., Thornton G. J., Gbolade B.A. Assessing the quality of information leaflets about abortion methods in England and Wales. British Journal of Family Planning 2002; 28(4):214-5.
  10. Gbolade B.A. Depo-Provera and bone density (FACT). British Journal of Family Planning 2002;28(1):7-11, 50.
  11. Gbolade B.A. Adolescents, Depo-Provera and bone density: cause for concern? Sexual Health Matters 2002; 3(1)1:20-21.
  12. Batar I, Gbolade B.A., Wildemeersch D. Immediate postabortal insertion of the frameless IUD: review of current experience. European Journal of Contraception and Reproductive Healthcare 2000; 5:96-98.
  13. Bigrigg A, Evans ME, Gbolade BA, Newton J, Pollard L, Szarewsky A, Walling M..Depo Provera discussion paper on clinical care, effectiveness and side effects. British. Journal of Family Planning 2000; 26(1):97-99.
  14. Gbolade B.A. Preventing repeat abortion through use of immediate post-abortion Contraception. Sexual Health Matters 2000; 1(1):9-10.
  15. Bigrigg A, Evans M, Gbolade B, Newton J, Pollard L, Szarewsky A, Thomas C, Walling M. Depo Provera. Position paper on clinical use, effectiveness and side effects. British Journal of Family Planning, 1999; 25(2):69-76.
  16. Gbolade B.A. Immediate insertion of postabortion version of the GyneFix intrauterine implant system. Contemporary Reviews in Obstetrics & Gynecology, March 1999, P 29-33.
  17. Wildemeersch D, Batar I, Webb A, Gbolade B.A., Delbarge W, Temmerman M, Dhont M, Guillebaud J. GyneFix. The frameless intrauterine contraceptive implant – an update. British Journal of Family Planning, 1999; 24(4): 149-159
  18. Batar I, Wildemeersch D, Vrijens M, Delbarge W, Temmerman M, Gbolade B.A. Preventing abortion and repeat abortion with GyneFix intrauterine implant system-preliminary results. Advances in Contraception 1998; 14(2):91-6.
  19. Gbolade B, Ellis S, Murby B, Randall S, Kirkman R. Bone density in long-term users of depot medroxyprogesterone acetate. Obstetrical & Gynecological Survey 1999; 53(2):118-119.
  20. Gbolade B.A., Elstein M., Yates D. UK accident and emergency departments and emergency contraception: what do they think and do? J Accid Emerg Med 1999; 16(1):35-8.
  21. Gbolade B, Ellis S, Murby B, Randall S,Kirkman R. Bone density in long-term users of depot medroxyprogesterone acetate (DMPA). BJOG 1998; 105:790-794.

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