Mr Patrick O’Brien
MB, BCh, MFFP, FRCOG
Consultant in Obstetrics & Gynaecology
Mr Pat O’Brien has been a Consultant in Obstetrics and Gynaecology at University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust and an Honorary Senior Lecturer at University College London ( UCL) since 1999. He qualified as a doctor in Ireland, but all his postgraduate training has been in London. He specialises in Maternal Medicine and high-risk obstetrics, with particular interest in complications of pregnancy and jointly runs a multi-disciplinary antenatal clinic involving consultants in Fetal Medicine, Cardiology, Haematology, Diabetes, Anaesthesia, and an Obstetric Physician.
Mr O'Brien is the Chair of the International Division of the Institute for Women’s Health in London, a spokesperson for the Royal College of Obstetricians & Gynaecologists, a member of the Obstetric Guideline Development Group of the National Institutue for Clinical Excellence (NICE) in the UK, and a reviewer for the Cochrane Collaboration and several medical journals. He lectures widely in the UK and abroad, examines for the DRCOG examination and works as an Obstetric Advisor for the BBC (British Broadcasting Corporation).
Mr Pranav P Pandya
BSc MD, FRCOG
Consultant in Fetal Medicine
Mr Pranav Pandya is a Consultant in Fetal Medicine and an Honorary Senior Lecturer at The Institute for Women’s Health, University College London Hospitals (UCLH) Foundation Trust. He completed his medical education at University College London and has 15 years of experience as a Fetal Medicine consultant specialist. He is currently the Director and Clinical Lead of Fetal Medicine services at UCLH. Pranav is also the Chair of the Fetal Anomaly Screening Programme at the UK National Screening Committee, where he is involved in developing and implementing national policy on fetal anomaly scanning and screening for fetal aneuploidy.
Pranav is dedicated to caring for pregnant women and in particular the well-being of their baby. His expertise is in the ultrasound examination of the mother and unborn baby(s) with particular specialty interest in high risk and complicated pregnancies. He has done extensive research into screening for fetal aneuploidy and fetal medicine.
He was nominated by The Times as one of the top consultants treating young patients in Britain.
- Director and Clinical Lead for Fetal Medicine services at UCLH. Responsible for all high risk and routine pregnancy ultrasound
- Chair of Fetal Anomaly Screening Programme (FASP) and Down’s Syndrome Screening Programme Advisory Group at the National Screening Committee (NSC). Responsible for developing, implementing and auditing policies for the screening of fetal anomalies and Down’s syndrome in England
Clinical / Research interests
- Fetal medicine
- Prenatal screening
- Early diagnosis of fetal anomalies
- High risk pregnancies
- Down's syndrome screening
- Non- invasive prenatal testing (NIPT)
- Invasive prenatal diagnosis
- Fetal therapy / surgery
- Fetal echocardiography
Pranav lectures widely in the UK and abroad and has established a number of courses to support the training of doctors, these include:
- Amniocentesis Workshop
- Dilemmas in Obstetric Ultrasound
- Basic Obstetric Ultrasound
- Screening for fetal anomalies in the First Trimester
- Cardiac anomalies in the First trimester – Diagnosis and management
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Dr David Williams
Dr David Williams is a Consultant Physician at the University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust and runs the Maternal Medicine service with a multi-disciplinary team of physicians, obstetricians and midwives. He is also an Honorary Senior Lecturer at The Institute for Women’s Health, University College London (UCL). He trained in renal medicine and general internal medicine before specialising in obstetric medicine and obtained a PhD for research into pre-eclampsia from UCL and previously worked at The Chelsea & Westminster Hospital and Imperial College as consultant in Obstetric Medicine.
Specific clinical interests are hypertension, kidney disease, rheumatological and neurological disease, endocrine disorders and thrombosis in pregnancy.
Dr Williams has published widely on pre-eclampsia, kidney disease and other medical disorders in pregnancy. His research team works on improving our understanding of pre-eclampsia and its management. Other research interests include the prediction of a woman’s future health from pregnancy outcome.
He is president of the UK Obstetric Medicine Society and guest editor of a theme issue of The British Journal of Obstetrics & Gynaecology on women’s future health after pregnancy.
Mr George Attilakos
Mr George Attilakos is a Consultant in Fetal Medicine and Obstetrics in University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust. He trained in Obstetrics and Gynaecology in Bristol and the Southwest region and was awarded the membership of the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (MRCOG) in 2002. He undertook subspecialty training in Fetal and Maternal Medicine at St Michael's Hospital, the teaching maternity hospital of Bristol University and was awarded subspecialty accreditation by the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists.
He is the lead clinician for the Maternal-Fetal Assessment Unit in UCLH and leads the integrated antenatal clinic for multiple pregnancies. He also runs a Fetal Medicine clinic for complex multiple pregnancies. He has undertaken research in the areas of instrumental delivery, prevention of postpartum haemorrhage (bleeding) and non-invasive prenatal diagnosis for which he has received national prizes. He is a member of the British Maternal and Fetal Medicine Society and a regular reviewer for medical journals as well as research grant applications for the charity Wellbeing of Women.
Mr Attilakos can provide obstetric consultations as well as ultrasound scans at any stage of pregnancy. He also provides complete packages of pregnancy care. Mr Attilakos provides delivery care for his private patients at the Portland Hospital for Women and Children.
Mr Seni Subair
Consultant in Obstetrics
Mr Seni Subair is a Consultant in Obstetrics and labour ward lead Obstetrician at University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust. He qualified as a doctor in 1998 and undertook all his postgraduate training in London.
He specialises in Labour ward leadership, Maternal Medicine and high-risk obstetrics.AND jointly runs multi-disciplinary antenatal clinics involving consultants in Diabetes, Psychiatry and an Obstetric Physician and a preconception counselling clinic as part of the antenatal endocrine service at UCLH. He has a particular interest in complicated pregnancies and regularly teaches on the advanced life support in Obstetrics course.
Mr Subair is Chair of the Maternity Services Clinical Guidelines and Labour Care Governance Committees at UCLH anda member of the British Maternal and Fetal Medicine Society.
Ms Rashna Chenoy
MA MBBS MRCS FRCOG
Consultant Obstetrician & Gynaecologist
Rashna Chenoy is a Consultant Obstetrician & Gynaecologist at Bartshealth NHS Trust and Senior Lecturer at Barts and The London School of Medicine, where she is the Lead for Undergraduate training in Obstetrics and Gynaecology. Her specialist clinical and research interests include benign gynaecology, pre-malignant lower genital tract disease, minimal access surgery and menopause. She has been in private gynaecological practice since 1997 and has wide experience of treating a range of women's health issues including hormonal imbalance, contraception concerns, menstrual and menopausal problems, fibroids, endometriosis, prolapse, pelvic masses and pain. She is an experienced colposcopist and specialises in the treatment of pre-cancerous changes of the genital tract and vulval disease.
Ms Chenoy has served as Training Programme Director in Obstetrics & Gynaecology at the London Deanery and on the Editorial Board of the specialty journal 'The Obstetrician and Gynaecologist', published by the Royal College of Obstetrics and Gynaecology.
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Ms Asma Khalil
MD MRCOG MSc(Epi) MB BCh
Consultant Obstetrician and Fetal Medicine Specialist
Asma Khalil is a Consultant Obstetrician at St George's Hospital and Honorary Senior Lecturer at St George's Medical School, University of London. She is a subspecialist in Maternal and Fetal Medicine, specialising in scanning women and babies with complications in pregnancy. She is the lead for the Multiple Pregnancy service at St George's Hospital, the referral unit for the South West London region, but also cares for women with low risk pregnancies.
Asma gained her MD at the University of London in 2009 following two years' research into pre-eclampsia (high blood pressure in pregnancy). She also has a Masters degree in Epidemiology from the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine and an MRC scholarship. She has published more than 45 peer reviewed research papers in medical journals, and many review articles and book chapters. She has been awarded many research prizes, at both national and international meetings. Her research interests include hypertensive disease in pregnancy, multiple pregnancy, and other complications of pregnancy.
Asma is a representative member for fetal medicine at the national Clinical Reference Groups for specialised services. She has active collaborations with international societies, particularly in developing countries.
Mr Sotiris Vimplis
Mr. Sotiris Vimplis is a Consultant in Obstetrics and Gynaecology in Barts Health NHS Trust. He undertook his specialist registrar training in Nottingham University Hospitals and the Mid Trent region and completed special skills training modules in laparoscopic surgery, colposcopy and gynaecological ultrasound. He was awarded the membership of the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (MRCOG) in 2004 and the title of specialisation in Obstetrics and Gynaecology in 2007.He worked for two years as a Consultant in Obstetrics and gynaecology at Queen’s Medical Centre, University Hospital in Nottingham before moving to London. He is the Lead clinician for colposcopy and diagnostic oncology services for gynaecology at Whipps Cross University Hospital. He has wide experience of treating a range of gynaecological problems including irregular bleeding, pelvic pain, fibroids, endometriosis, ovarian cysts and prolapse. He also offers consultations for well women checks and cervical cancer screening. Much of his surgical expertise is in performing keyhole surgery. He participates to surgical camps at remote villages in Nepal for charity.
Dr Nillie Teymouri
PhD, MSc, BOst.Med, BSc, DO
Dr Nillie Teymouri is a registered consultant osteopath, naturopath & acupuncturist. She graduated from the British College of Osteopathic Medicine, and has a degree in Biomedical Sciences from King's College London and a Doctorate, Masters degree in Immunology from Imperial College.
Dr Teymouri has a wide range of experience in treating adults, children and babies. She believes in individual patient-centered care to determine the cause of each patient's illness. Treatment may consist of any one or a combination of the therapies in which she is trained. She also understands that a variety of causes may lead to each patient's current condition, such as allergens, unresolved pathogenic infections, inability of the body to break down, absorb and utilize nutrients, or nutritional and hormonal imbalances, any of which may lead to physical and emotional stresses. After listening to the patient and asking comprehensive questions, and following a brief physical examination, a tentative diagnosis will be made and a plan of therapy proposed. The aim is for the client to feel relaxed and comfortable with the treatment offered.
Dr Teymouri is registered with all the major medical insurers, such as PPP, Norwich Union, WPA, Cigna and others.
Ms. Tina M.T. Hirst
MBAcC, Bsc (Hons) Acu, Dipl. Physio, PGDipl. Qi Gong, PGC Pilates, PGC Aesthetic Laser Cert
Consultant TCM Acupuncturist
Tina Hirst is a British-educated and registered consultant TCM acupuncturist practitioner who has worked with both children and adults. She is a member of the British Acupuncture Council, specializing in women's unique healthcare needs, PMS, irregular periods, infertility, IVF pregnancy and menopause.
She has a considerable experience treating patients with fertility issues as well as providing complementary treatment to women who are undergoing IVF Therapy. She has also comprehensive experience in treating digestive disorders as well as experience in treating depression, insomnia, allergies, anxiety and stress management, migraine headaches, addictions, menopausal syndrome as well as sports injuries.
Highlights of Professional Skill:
- Acupuncture with special emphasis on infertility disorder
- complementary treatments for women undergoing In Vitro Fertilization (IVF)
- Nausea and vomiting associated with Morning sickness , Pre-Eclampsia
- Turn baby’s head from a breech position
- Naturally induced labour
- Recurrent Miscarriages
- Depression during pregnancy, Stress Management, Insomnia,
- Chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS), Fibromyalgia
- Pregnancy induced headaches, Migraine headaches
- Irritable Bowel Syndrome, Allergies, Addictions
- Cosmetic acupuncture and facial rejuvenation
- Acupuncture and laser acupuncture for musculoskeletal disorders
- Moxibstion, cupping, and auricular acupuncture