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Last updated: 12 Nov 2020
Mr Arvind Vashisht is a Consultant Gynaecologist, with a private practice and who has an NHS base at the teaching hospital, University College London, where he is the managerial lead for Gynaecology services. He is an Honorary Associate Professor at UCL. Mr Vashisht runs general gynaecology, urogynaecology, postnatal and endometriosis clinics. He is a specialist in vaginal and laparoscopic surgery and runs national workshops in laparoscopic, endometriosis and urogynaecological surgery. He enjoys ongoing research and educational interests and his ethos is to deliver excellent, specialist, patient-centred care.
He has a particular clinical expertise in the treatment of benign gynaecological conditions including pelvic floor prolapse, urinary incontinence, endometriosis, hormonal, menstrual and postnatal problems. He sits on national committees in his specialist fields, and he is a council member of the British Society for Gynaecological Endoscopy (BSGE), as the current Chair of the Endometriosis Centres.
Mr Arvind Vashisht undertook his medical undergraduate training at the University of Cambridge, completing a tripos in social and political sciences and was awarded his clinical degree with distinction in Obstetrics and Gynaecology from the Royal London Hospital Medical School. He started his training at the Chelsea and Westminster Hospital, with subsequent specialist registrar training in the North West Thames region. He went on to gain a urogynaecology fellowship at St.George’s Hospital, London and then completed a two year fellowship at University College Hospital, London becoming subspeciality accredited in Urogynaecology.
He has been awarded an additional doctorate (MD) degree from the University of London for work on natural hormonal treatments for the menopause and has published numerous peer-reviewed papers, reviews and book chapters. He has presented his research work at many national and international meetings. He is an honorary senior lecturer at UCL and is the supervisor for research fellows undertaking higher degrees and both UK and international visiting clinical fellows at University College Hospital. He is an expert opinion in medico-legal cases within his speciality.
Areas of interest
General gynaecology; endometriosis; fibroids; ovarian cysts; heavy periods; pelvic pain; pelvic floor problems; urinary incontinence; menopause; HRT problems. Keyhole surgery; laparoscopy; hysterectomy; myomectomy; colposuspension; vaginal repair; hysteroscopy; cystoscopy;
- Bridget Shaw (Private)
- 132 Harley Street London W1G 7JX
- 01895 628888
- 01895 628885
Anaesthetists worked with
Current NHS consultant posts held
University College Hospital London
Patient outcomes after pelvic floor surgery
MD and MSc students with ongoing projects
(Additional) Languages spoken
- Spanish - Conversational
Numerous peer reviewed papers and chapters
- MA University of Cambridge 1992
- MBBS University of London 1995
- MD University of London 2009
- FRCOG Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists 2017
- Clinical Fellow St.George's 2005
- Reserach Fellow Chelsea and Westminster 1999
- Subspecialty Fellow University College Hospital 2006
Reference number 4215624
Professional bodies (positions held - last 3 yrs)
- Chair of Endometriosis Centres BSGE 2018
- Clinical Governance Committee BSUG 2018
- Council member (previous Hon Sec) Royal Society of Medicine Obstetrics and Gynaecology Section 2018
Details of entry to specialist register
- CCT, 2008
Affiliations / memberships
MA, MD, FRCOG
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