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Miss Despina Mavridou is a Consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist at Maidstone & Tunbridge Wells NHS Trust.
She is the Lead Clinician for the Fertility Services there, having trained as a Fellow in Fertility and Assisted Conception.
Miss Mavridou is a graduate of St Andrews University, Scotland and Victoria University Medical School in Manchester. After her junior resident years in the UK, Despina spent some years in the United States initially as a research fellow in the development of group B streptococcus Vaccine at Harvard University where she was A Harvard University Scholar.
She then stayed on to do her Obstetrics and Gynaecology residency in St Louis, Missouri before returning to the UK. As a physician in the department of Obstetrics, Gynaecology and Reproductive Science, she teaches medical students and trainees. Her work has been published in ‘Requisites in Obstetrics and Gynaecology- High Risk Obstetrics’ on ‘management of multiple gestation’ by Elsevier.
Miss Mavridou had extensive training in minimal access surgery, outpatient hysteroscopy and currently providing hysteroscopic corrective surgery for uterine anomalies and fibroid resections as part of fertility treatment. Special interests in polycystic ovarian syndrome, assessment of ovarian reserve and is passionate about fertility preservation.
She also practices regularly general gynaecological issues with special interests in abnormal uterine bleeding, endometriosis, adenomyosis, laparoscopic benign surgical interventions such as hysterectomy, ovarian cystectomies.
Areas of interest
Abnormal uterine bleeding;general gynaecological issues;Endometriosis;recurrent miscarriage;Fertility preservation;Infertility;HyCoSy;ovulation induction; PCOS;Gynaecological scanning;abdominal pain; heavy periods; laparoscopic hysterectomy;laparoscopic ovarian cystectomy;
Current NHS consultant posts held
Maidstone and Tunbridge wells NHS trust
(Additional) Languages spoken
- Greek, Modern - Fluent
Courses offered to GPs
Management of fertility issues
- BSc,MBChB,CCT,MRCOG GMC 2002
Reference number 6057923
Professional bodies (positions held - last 3 yrs)
- Consultant Obsetrics and Gynaecology NHS 2018
Details of entry to specialist register
- CCT Obstetrics and Gynaecology, 2016
Affiliations / memberships
- Kingswood RoadTUNBRIDGE WELLSTN2 4UL
- 17:00 - 20:00
- 01892 531111
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
Other ways of contacting me
I can be contacted directly using Skype. My Skype ID is: despina231