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cvs, can anyone recommend the most trusted, experienced doctor in london

(7 Posts)
chocywokky Sat 04-Jun-11 19:20:50

as the title says...

thanks

tiokiko Sat 04-Jun-11 20:02:11

I think the consensus seems to be Prof Nicolaides at the Fetal Medicine Centre - private but he also does NHS work I think at King's.

We were considering CVS and would have gone to him if we'd gone for it, I believe he has an excellent reputation and record.

Might also be worth posting on the Antenatal Tests board for advice as lots have had CVS.

silverangel Sat 04-Jun-11 20:39:11

I can recommend Prof Nicolaides - I had laser ablation surgery carried out by him a couple of weeks ago at Kings for twin to twin transfusion syndrome - NHS, he was fantastic. If you are in the greater London area your local hospital should be able to recommend you to the fetal medicine centre there. I am not sure if he personally carries out all the cvs.

Best of luck x

FannyLogan Sat 04-Jun-11 20:49:08

Nicolaides @ fmc. Iirc he invented cvs, miscarriage rate 0%.

EmmalinaC Sat 04-Jun-11 20:56:04

Prof Nicolaides, as has been said. Very odd bedside manner but he's great!

EmmalinaC Sat 04-Jun-11 20:58:51

Just read the rest of the thread - he does do all the CVS himself (or he did in 2009 when he did mine). Another obstetrician will do scan/bloods and prepare you and then he bursts into the room like a caped crusader, carries out the procedure and crashes out again. He was with us for no more than a couple of minutes!

chocywokky Sun 05-Jun-11 05:39:20

Brilliant thanks ladies, I remember reading about a dr n... Could not remember the name! I guess prof would had helped my googling! I'll pop over to antenatel... Thanks again

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