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Recommendations please for a London Gynaecologist (private or NHS).

(9 Posts)
Sammz Thu 10-Oct-13 17:12:13


I need to see a gynaecologist. I'm specifically looking for personal recommendations since there are so many to choose from and to be honest I would like to see one of the best. So any names or clinics would be great.

Private or NHS is fine.

Thank you!

Leogrrl Thu 10-Oct-13 17:56:16

Miss Jane Bridges at the Bupa Cromwell (or Chelsea and Westminster for NHS). She is an excellent Consultant Gynaecologist, she recently treated me for a serious vulval condition and I'd highly recommend her. At the C&W she works with Isabel Pigem who I would also recommend. I've nothing but praise for them.

Lasvegas Thu 10-Oct-13 22:30:35

Anthony silverstone works from the. Portland hospital.

tak1ngchances Fri 11-Oct-13 10:06:29

It depends what sort of consultant you want to see - is it for pain, fertility problems, issues with period? (sorry to ask but it would influence my recommendation).
I see Mr John Bidmead at London Bridge; he is a urogynaecologist and specialises in endometriosis.
He saw him in a state of some distress when two other consultants had sent me away with painkillers and he was extremely kind and knowledgable.
I have had two surgeries with him now for endometriosis and bladder problems, and his intervention has greatly improved my condition and quality of life.

tak1ngchances Fri 11-Oct-13 10:07:01

He saw him?? Sorry. I saw him

Isoscelesnorks Fri 11-Oct-13 22:42:10

Nicholas Morris at the Portland and a few other places. I had him personally.

Sammz Sat 12-Oct-13 15:59:08

My problem MAY be early prolapse diagnosis/treatment since having my second child. It may not be the case but I really would like to be checked out properly for peace of mind.

Thanks for the recommendations, I am strongly considering the Portland, there are so many Gynae consultants there, I really don't know which to choose!

celestialsquirrels Sat 12-Oct-13 16:20:09

Don't choose anyone who hasn't got an NHS appointment as well. There are some with practising privately out of the Portland I wouldn't send my cat to.

Nick Wales at C&W is extremely good - good instincts, nice manner, very conscientious and skilled.

I personally would not go to someone over about 55 through choice. Ideally someone who had got consultancy in the last 10 years...

NotCitrus Sat 12-Oct-13 18:44:04

Robert Thonet who works at Parkside and London Bridge - very expert and has a much better bedside manner since they took his large authoritarian desk away!

Austin Ugwumadu is wonderful and charming but I think specialises in infections and irritations so may not be of use to OP.

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