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Mrs Diane De Caluwe, MD, FEBPS is a Consultant Paediatric Surgeon and Urologist in Chelsea Children's Hospital in Chelsea and Westminster Hospital Foundation Trust since 2002.
She trained extensively in Belgium, Ireland and the UK for 12 years before accepting the offered post in Chelsea and Westminster in London.
She has 19 years experience as consultant in Paediatric Surgery and Urology and has treated patients from the UK and many from abroad. She manages all common causes of hydronephrosis such as vesico-ureteric reflux, (VUR), pelvi-ureteric junction obstruction (PUJ obstruction) and obstructed Megaureters ( VUJ obstruction) as well as ureteroceles and ectopic ureters.
She has a keen interest in the management of hypospadias and other penile abnormalities.
She has a vast experience successfully managing children with day and night time wetting problems.
She is the audit lead of the Department and has supervised many audit projects improving the day-to-day care in the hospital of children with paediatric surgical and urological problems.
She also developed a large paediatric urology outreach clinic in the West Middlesex University Hospital, now part of Chelsea and Westminster hospital.
She is one of the few Paediatric Urology Robotic surgeons in the country.
She was co-director of Prince Clinic in Hampton and current director of Safe Children's Surgery Ltd.
She is examiner in the European Board of Paediatric Surgery and elected member of the Examination Committee of the UEMS Section and Board of Paediatric Surgery.
She is a regular reviewer of manuscripts for The Journal of Paediatric Surgery and The European Journal of Paediatric Surgery.
Areas of interest
Postnatal Management of Hydronephrosis
Problems with drainage of the kidney ( Pelvi-Ureteric Junction Obstruction-Obstructed megaureter)
Hypospadias and other penile abnormalities
Day and nighttime wetting
Groin surgery in children (inguinal hernia, hydrocele undescended testis)
- Ms EvaMaria De Souza
- West Middlesex University Hospital Twickenham Road Isleworth TW7 6AF
- 020 8321 5366
Current NHS consultant posts held
Consultant Paediatric Surgeon and Urologist
Chelsea and Westminster Hospital
West Middlesex University Hospital and covering
St. Mary's Hospital
when on call.
Long term Follow Up of Paediatric Surgical and Urological anomalies
(Additional) Languages spoken
- French - Native or bilingual
- Dutch - Native or bilingual
- German - Conversational
- Persian (Farsi) - Basic
30 Publications in peer reviewed Journals
2 Book Chapters
Courses offered to GPs
Talks on invitation
GP training days in Chelsea and Westminster
Next: 12 March 2020
- MD University of Antwerp, Belgium 1990
- General Paediatric and Neonatal Surgery and Urology EUPSA, PARIS 1996
Reference number 4131353
Professional bodies (positions held - last 3 yrs)
- Consultant Paediatric Surgeon and Urologist Chelsea and Westminster Hospital 2002
Details of entry to specialist register
- general surgery, 1996
Affiliations / memberships
- Chelsea & Westminster Hospital 369 Fulham...
- 12:00 - 14:00
- 020 8746 8484
- Chelsea and Westminster Hospital Foundation Trust
- 17:00 - 18:30
- 020 3315 8484
- West Middlesex University HospitalTwickenham...
- 15:30 - 18:00
- 020 8321 5366
Post treatment communication
In the event of an urgent query following treatment, Bupa members should use the following contact details
Mrs D De Caluwe, MD, FEBPS