The Team

Dr Sarah Armstrong

Consultant Gynaecologist and Subspecialist in Reproductive Medicine and Surgery

Sarah is a subspecialist in Reproductive Medicine and Surgery and is a Consultant Gynaecologist, with an interest in Reproductive Medicine and Paediatric and Adolescent Gynaecology, at St Michael’s Hospital, Bristol. She completed her subspecialty training in Oxford, gaining a broad range of skills and experience with teams at both The John Radcliffe Hospital and The Fertility Partnership.

Sarah began her research career as a fellow at the University of Auckland. She has a record of high-impact research, with numerous peer-reviewed publications to her name, including in journals such as The New England Journal of Medicine, Human Reproduction, and the BMJ. Sarah holds an MD from the University of Sheffield on the topic of IVF add-ons. She has enjoyed being an invited speaker at international conferences and has presented evidence to the Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority (HFEA) and the World Health Organization. Sarah is an author and editor for Cochrane Gynaecology and Human Fertility. Her current research interests include exploring the equity of availability of IVF, updating her Cochrane review titles, and a study exploring the impact of a positive reappraisal coping intervention for women experiencing recurrent miscarriage.

Sarah is a dedicated teacher and has held formal teaching positions: lecturing at the University of Oxford and University of Auckland. Also, she lectures on the MSc courses at the Universities of the West of England and Sheffield. Sarah is a compassionate and caring doctor who always strives for evidence based and effective care to provide her patients with the best possible outcomes.