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Born in Switzerland and brought up in England. Educated at Eaton House, Port Regis, Bryanston and St Thomas' Hospital Medical School. Qualified in 1979. Dual Post Graduate degrees in general Surgery ( FRCS London) and Obstetrics and Gynaecology (FRCOG). Sub-specialised in 'key-hole' surgery.
Lead clinician for Kent Endometriosis Centre. Member of the Maidstone & Tunbridge Wells Cancer MDT.
Areas of interest
Laparoscopic procedures ('keyhole surgery');
Complex endometriosis including recto-vaginal disease; Ovarian cysts / masses; Fibroids / myomectomy; Subtotal and total laparoscopic hysterectomy; Minimal access / invasive surgery; Menstrual disorders; Heavy periods; Intermenstrual bleeding; Post menopausal bleeding; Endometrrial ablation; endometrial resection for complex uterine cavities.
- Barbara Parish
- Spire Hospital Fordcombe Tunbridge Wells TN3 0RD
- 01892 740608
- 01892 740050
Anaesthetists worked with (Bupa members, please ask your consultant whether your anaesthetist is fee-assured)
Current NHS consultant posts held
Consultant Obstetrician & Gynaecologist at Tunbridge Wells Hospital at Pembury
Endometriosis. Medical Director of Kent Endometriosis Centre - www.kendoc.org.uk
RCOG recognised Centre for the treatment of Endometriosis
Minimal access Surgery for treatment of heavy periods, fibroids and early cancer of the endometrium
Married with four children
Keen skier - off piste, touring and helicopters ( and occasional ava;lanches)
Long distance triathlons. Completed 7 Ironmans
Clinical Excellence Award level 5
Khan R , Dawlatly B, Chappatte O Pregnancy outcome following bariatric surgery. The Obstetrician & Gynaecologist 2013;15:37–43. ( Peer reviewed journal)
Al-Hadithi H, Modarress M, Chappatte O. "Does the intraoperative spillage during Laparoscopic management of dermoid cysts matter - a 20 year experience.", 9th AAGL International Congress on Minimally Invasive Gynaecology. Cape Town 9-13 April 2013 (Poster)
Modarress M, Chappatte O. Abdomino-pelvic Actinomycosis – A forgotten disease. 9th AAGL International Congress on Minimally Invasive Gynaecology. Cape Town 9-13 April 2013 ( Presentation)
Modarres M, Chase AR, Chapatte OA, Flint S. Achieving competence in practical procedures in Obstetrics and Gynaecology, a trainees perspective. ENTOG conference Tallin. May 9th 2012. (Presentation)
Modarres M, Chase AR, Chappatte OA, Flint S. What is competence? Trainees’ perception of achieving competence in Obstetrics and Gynaecology. 10th RCOG International Scientific Congress. Malaysia 5-8th June 2012 (Presentation)
Goumalatsos G, Smith C, Russel G, Chappatte O. Carcinoid tumour metastesis in a utero-sacral endometriotic nodule. BSGE Annual Scientific Conference 12.4.2013 (Poster)
Courses offered to GPs
Regular updates given to local GPs.
- MB BS St Thomas' Hospital 1979
- FRCS London 1983
- FRCOG London 1995
Post treatment communication
Following treatment of a Bupa member, I will communicate with GPs in line with Department of Health, GMC and appropriate professional bodies guidelines.
In the event of an urgent query following treatment, Bupa members should use the following contact details
01892 740608 (secretary)
01892740047 ( Spire Hospital)
01892 741105 (Ward)
Information for healthcare professionals (Bupa patients only, last 12 months)
Hysteroscopy (including biopsy, dilatation, +/- cauterisation, curettage and resection of polyp(s) +/- Mirena coil insertion) - (5-50)
Laparoscopy and therapeutic procedures (including laser, diathermy and destruction e.g. endometriosis, adhesiolysis, tubal and ovarian surgery, +/-ureterolysis) - (5-50)
Laparoscopy (including e.g. puncture of ovarian cysts, +/- biopsy, minor endometriosis, +/-ureterolysis) - (5-50)
Laparoscopic excision of recto-vaginal endometriosis including rectal shave, +/-ureterolysis - (5-50)
Laparoscopic total hysterectomy (+/- oophorectomy) +/- ureterolysis - (5-50)
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