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.
Professor Asma Khalil
MB BCh MD MRCOG MSC(Epi)
Professor in Maternal Fetal Medicine
Consultant Obstetrician & Gynaecologist
Asma Khalil is a Professor of Obstetrics at St George's Hospital, University of London. She is a subspecialist in Maternal and Fetal Medicine. She gained her MD at the University of London in 2009. She also has a Masters degree in Epidemiology from the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine and an MRC scholarship. Asma is the Lead for the Multiple Pregnancy service at St George's Hospital.
She has published more than 300 peer reviewed papers, and many published review articles and chapters. She was awarded many research prizes, both at national and international meetings. Her research interests include twin pregnancy, fetal growth restriction and hypertensive disorders in pregnancy.
She is passionate about innovation. She is the inventor of the HAMPTON, which is an award-winning digital innovation which enables pregnant women to monitor their blood pressure safely at home. She is a National Innovation Accelerator (NIA) Fellow.
She is committed to the implementation of clinical guidelines in practice and believes that they could reduce inequalities in care across the NHS. She had a three year Fellowship with NICE and has been a member of the NICE Clinical Standards and Expert Advisor to the NICE Centre for Clinical guidelines.
She is an Editor for the Ultrasound on obstetrics and Gynecology Journal. She works closely with the Twins trust Charity and together has set up the world-first Twins Trust Centre for Research and Clinical Excellence at St George's Hospital.
Prenatal care, ultrasound in pregnancy, Fetal Medicine, multiple (twin) pregnancy, prenatal screening, prenatal diagnosis, chorionic villus sampling, amniocentesis, obstetric ultrasound, Doppler assessment, fetal growth restriction, pre-eclampsia (hypertension in pregnancy), fetal therapy, laser treatment of twin-twin transfusion syndrome.
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.
Ms Sadia K Bhatti
BSc, MRCOG, MAcadMED
Languages: English, Urdu, Punjabi and Hindi.
Ms Bhatti Specialises in Maternal Medicine, high risk pregnancies including older women and IVF, Rheumatological, neurological, gastroentrological and hypertensive disorders in pregnancy and pre pregnancy.
She is trained in High risk Pregnancies management including, antenatal, intrapartum and post partum care. Ms.Bhatti did her training from 2009-2013 as Maternal Medicine Clinical research fellow at Kings college hospital and UCLH, London, and had the privilege of learning from the best people in the field of maternal medicine.
Ms.Bhatti is lead clinician for maternal age clinic at Kings College Hospital, London, which cater for complex older age group pregnancies. She is also the lead clinician for Maternity Critical care, with vision to establish safer childbirth for high risk pregnancies. She is passionate about safer childbirth and delivers life saving skills courses for mothers and babies in under resourced African and Asian countries as a faculty member of Liverpool school of Tropical medicine.
- General Medical Council
- Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists
- British Maternal Fetal Medicine Society (BMFMS)
- MOMS (MacDonald UK Obstetric medicine Society)
- AoME (Academy of Medical Educators) Year Qualified: 1998 Primary Speciality: Obstetrics
- High Risk Pregnancies
- Medical disorders in pregnancies
- Older age group women
- Assisted conception pregnancies
- Prenatal Counseling for maternal disease
- Rheumatological disorders and Inflammatory bowel disease in pregnancy
- Postnatal Complications
Ms Anupama Shahid
MBBS MS DFSRH FRCOG
Consultant Obstetrician & Gynaecologist
Languages: English, Urdu, Punjabi, Hindi, Gujarati
Mrs Anupama Shahid works as Consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist at Barts Health NHS Trust in London and specialises in Subfertility, Reproductive Medicine, Reproductive endocrinology, Menopause, Recurrent Miscarriages, Early pregnancy problems, Gynaecological ultrasound, Ovarian cysts, Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome, Heavy Menstrual Bleeding, Fibroids, Endometriosis and Pelvic Pain.
Mrs Shahid was trained in Reproductive medicine and Assisted reproduction at the Centre of Reproductive and Genetic Health, (CRGH) London and University College London Hospitals.
Her research in outpatient hysteroscopy that she performed when she was working as a senior registrar at the University College of London Hospital has won the European Society of Gynaecological Endoscopy Innovation Award.
Mrs Shahid is the Clinical Director for Gynaecology Network at Barts Health NHS Trust Hospitals, London.
Regional Educational Preceptor for Postgraduate Advanced Training in Emergency Gynaecology at the Royal College of Obstetrician and Gynaecologist and North East and Central London Deanery.
- British Fertility Society
- European Society of Human Reproduction and Embryology
- British Society of Gynaecological Endoscopy
- European Society of Gynaecological Endoscopy
- British Menopause Society
- British Society of Gynaecological Imaging
- Faculty of Sexual and Reproductive Health
- General Medical Council
- Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists
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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