Dr Priyanka Patel is a Consultant Ambulatory Gynaecologist at the Homerton Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust. She qualified from the University of Cambridge in 2002 and initially trained as a General Practitioner. She worked as a GP in Greenwich for 5 years and has also worked as a Specialty Doctor in Sexual and Reproductive Health. Her main interest was outpatient gynaecology which encouraged her to specialise and embark on the consultant grade training programme in Community Sexual and Reproductive Health (CSRH) which she completed at Homerton Hospital in 2020. During her training, she also became a BSCCP accredited colposcopist.
Her main interests are in ambulatory gynaecology including colposcopy, gynaecological scanning and outpatient hysteroscopy. She also specialises in a wide area of medical gynaecology including heavy menstrual bleeding, polycystic ovarian syndrome and menopause care. Dr Patel can provide all methods of contraception including the fitting of intrauterine devices and subdermal implants.
Priyanka has a real interest in improving women’s health. She is a trustee of a small Cambridge-based charity, Rama Foundation. One of their current projects aims to improve the health of the women living in the slums of Rishikesh and Haridwar, India. Outside of work she loves swimming, baking and has two lively young daughters who keep her very busy!
Miss Avni Batish is a consultant gynaecologist and obstetrician and clinical lead (obstetrics) at East Surrey Hospital, Redhill, having completing her specialist training from London Deanery in 2016.
Miss Batish has completed advanced training skills module (RCOG) in colposcopy, with BSCCP accreditation, and benign gynaecological surgery (outpatient hysteroscopy) and advanced labour ward practice.
Miss Batish has interest in abnormal smear management, fibroid management, endometriosis and abnormal uterine bleeding, PCOS, suspected female genital tract malignancies and chronic pelvic pain.
Outside of her clinical responsibilities, Miss Batish enjoys yoga and spending time with her family.
Dr Mehrnoosh (Mez) Aref-Adib is a Consultant Gynaecologist and Obstetrician at Whipps Cross Hospital (Barts Health) in London. Having qualified from Cambridge and UCL medical Universities she undertook specialty training in Obstetrics and Gynaecology in North Central London. She spent 1 year undertaking a minimal access fellowship in Melbourne, Australia in 2017. As part of her fellowship she obtained certification in hysteroscopy and laparoscopy. She has a broad experience in both Obstetrics and Gynaecology and has worked in busy east and north London hospitals.
She obtained a post graduate medical certificate in Ultrasound from King’s College London in 2016 and has BSCCP accreditation in colposcopy. She is currently Audit lead for women’s health at her NHS Trust.
Dr Aref-Adib is able to perform gynaecological/early pregnancy ultrasound, colposcopy and a variety of operative procedures. Her interests are in the management of fibroids, endometriosis, polycystic ovary syndrome, ovarian cysts, and heavy periods, amongst other common gynaecological concerns.
Dr Aref-Adib is a keen teacher and has set up and run multiple courses in the UK and Australia including on ultrasound, laparoscopy and intrauterine device insertion for trainees and Gps. She has published widely – writing journal articles and book chapters. She regularly attends meetings and presents her work in oral and poster presentations at national and international conferences. She is a member of the BSGE (British Society for Gynaecological Endoscopy) SCOPE team and writes articles and moderates webinars for this society.
She has 3 children and speaks Farsi fluently and French to a good standard and enjoys dancing, spinning and socialising.
Mr Saurabh Phadnis is a Consultant Gynaecologist at The Royal London Hospital (Bartshealth NHS Trust), London. He completed his general gynaecology training in busy hospitals in the East of England and his subspecialty training in gynaecological oncology at Barts Gynaecological Cancer Centre.
Mr. Phadnis is co-lead for Colposcopy at Royal London Hospital. He is co-chair of the Gynaecological Oncology Multidisciplinary team meeting at The London Clinic, where diagnosis and management of patients with suspected cancer is discussed. He is also on the Cancer Advisory Board for a leading pharmaceutical company.
His research included investigations into association of pregnancy related complications following treatment of precancer of cervix. He has won several prizes in national and international conferences. He was awarded the RCOG-Bernhard Baron Travelling fellowship to visit centre of excellence in Germany to expand his expertise in ovarian cancer surgery.
He is an expert in complex minimally invasive and open abdominal surgery. His particular interests include fertility preservation in gynaecological cancer, counselling and management of familial gynaecological cancer and advanced stage ovarian cancer cytoreduction surgery. He is an experienced hysteroscopic surgeon. He has more than 10 years of experience as a colposcopist and is an accredited trainer with the BSCCP.
Mr Phadnis believes in holistic and individualised approach to patient care.
Mr Phadnis is a keen cricket enthusiast and qualified ECB umpire.
Miss Sapna Shah is Consultant Gynaecologist who practices privately and within the NHS at The Royal Free London (Barnet & Chase Farm site), where is also Colposcopy lead.
Miss Shah’s qualified as a Consultant Gynaecologist in 1999 from Royal Free Medical School and completed a PhD in HPV and cervical intraepithelial neoplasia in immunocompromised women. Miss Shah specialises in colposcopy, vulval disease and outpatient hysteroscopy and is a member of the BSCCP, BSSVD and Faculty of Family Planning.
Miss Shah’s hobbies include, baking (she won in a local baking competition), country walks, and spending time with her two boys.
Ms Sangeeta Khinder is a Consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist who practices both privately at our new location in the City of London and in the NHS at The Whittington Hospital. At her NHS trust, Ms Khinder is lead for Gynaecology Oncology and Deputy Lead for Colposcopy. Her roles also include Lead for Women’s Health and Maternity Services Clinical Guidelines Committee (MCGC).
Ms Khinder has vast expertise in the following gynaecology areas; minimal access surgery, management of ovarian cysts, fibroids, pelvic pain, heavy periods, abnormal bleeding after the menopause, outpatient hysteroscopy colposcopy and abnormal smears along with scanning for both early pregnancy and gynaecology
Ms Khinder is passionate about patient safety and experience and is an advocate for women’s choice.
In her spare time, she enjoys pilates and dance.
Miss Julie Bowring is a Consultant in Sexual and Reproductive Health at Homerton Hospital, London. She completed her general gynaecological training in North West London and further training in sexual and reproductive health at The Royal Free Hospital, London.
Her special interest is Human papillomavirus (HPV) infection of the lower genital tract. She is a BSCCP accredited colposcopist and accredited trainer and currently the cervical screening provider lead for Homerton Hospital. She is also the Gynaecology lead for the Homerton Anogenital Neoplasia Service where she manages women with a variety of HPV related conditions affecting the vagina, vulva and anal canal. Miss Bowring provides all methods of contraception and sexual health screening, including the fitting of intrauterine devices and subdermal implants.
In her spare time, Julie enjoys running and spending time with her two young children.
Miss Evans is an experienced consultant gynaecologist with a special interest in colposcopy and early gynaecological malignancies. She qualified as a consultant in 2002 at The Royal Free Hospital, and is currently the lead for colposcopy and gynaecology cancer. Miss Evans chairs the weekly gynaecology MDT meeting is also a representative at the North London Gynaecology cancer tumour board.
Miss Evans provides a range of gynaecological services including colposcopy and abnormal smear management, management of heavy periods, post-menopausal bleeding and hysteroscopy.
Miss Evans is the clinical director for Women’s Services at the Royal Free Hospital. She is passionate about delivering high quality care to all women, ensuring they are fully informed to aid them in deciding about their management options.
In her spare time she enjoys keeping fit and spending time with her family and dog.
Mr Pisal is a leading consultant gynaecologist who has practised gynaecology in London for over 21 years working. He provides a range of gynaecological services and treatments and is recognised as a leading expert in advanced laparoscopic surgery, abnormal smear management and colposcopy and management of cancer.
Mr Narendra Pisal, specialises in complex fibroid problems, is an expert in fibroid surgery, specifically in minimally invasive procedures. Over the last 21 years, he has performed many keyhole and open operations. He is passionate about educating women about their treatment options for fibroids.
Mr Pisal is keen to make a difference within his profession, his philosophy is to provide his patients with the best possible care at every stage of their journey, ensuring a calm and reassuring experience.
In his spare time Mr Pisal enjoys running and has run marathons raising money for charities, in particular ‘The Gift Wellness Foundation’ supporting women experiencing period poverty across the UK.
Gynaecology; Fibroids; Endometriosis; Abnormal Smears; Colposcopy; Ovarian Cysts; Advanced Laproscopic Surgery; Hysteroscopic Surgery; Laparoscopic Hysterectomy; Laparoscopic and open Myomectomy; Ovarian Cystectomy; Heavy Periods; laparoscopy; hysteroscopy
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Laura is fully certified nutritional therapist, who has worked in nutritional therapy for 7 years, she qualified at the prestigious Institute for Optimum Nutrition, which is recognised as one of the leading centres for nutritional training and education.
Laura works with London Gynaecology supporting patients and their treatment plans with targeted nutritional intervention.
Laura is passionate about supporting pregnant women during her own pregnancies, noticing first hand the difference the right nutrition and supplementation plan can make. She has since treated numerous pregnant ladies with a range of pregnancy related conditions including; endometriosis, polycystic ovaries, weight management, anaemia and gestational diabetes.
Jennifer brings to London Gynaecology extensive experience, having worked as a Senior Staff Nurse on surgical medical wards (specialising in gynaecology) at busy London private hospitals.
Prior to becoming a nurse, Jennifer worked in private banking but left her role to pursue her dreams of becoming a nurse and training in the NHS.
In her spare time Jennifer enjoys singing in her local choir, long walks together with her dog Ernie and cooking a range of cuisines – Indian dishes being her favourite!
Shauna has previously worked at a prestigious London private hospital where she gained much of her gynaecology experience from assisting consultants with different gynaecology procedures each day.
Shauna also has experience in the infertility field from working in Harley Street gaining great knowledge and understanding while supporting the wider nursing team, patients and consultants.
Shauna’s hobbies consist of travelling and seeing new sights, she also enjoys spending time with her loved ones and dog Lexi.
Daisy has 10 years of experience helping elderly women before moving to London in November 2020. Although working in gynaecology is new to Daisy, she is passionate about her role and being part of the London Gynaecology team where is dedicated to looking after patients and supporting women’s health.
In her spare time, Daisy is also a professional singer, singing at weddings. She enjoys walks and hikes with friends and has hiked one of the hardest mountains in Ireland called Croagh Patrick (4rth tallest mountain and an important site of Pilgrimage in Mayo Ireland). Daisy also likes travelling and loves animals.
Sheridan is a Healthcare Assistant working in the nursing team having previously worked as a healthcare assistant at a London fertility clinic.
Sheridan is from Australia and has a qualification in Diploma of Nursing (Enrolled Nurse, Australia).
Pinar Tas is part of the nursing team, having previously worked at Islington GP federation within the community gynaecology as a healthcare assistant.
For the last 10 years, Pinar has also worked part time for the British Pregnancy Advisory Service, doing telephone counselling sessions and non-clinical follow up with patients.
Emma has worked with London Gynaecology for many years and was responsible for developing the brand identity and very first London Gynaecology website in the very beginning. Today her role extends to running the entire business and marketing of the practice, ensuring that the business operates as smoothly and efficiently as the clinical side.
Emma has 2 young children who keep her busy when she’s not at working with the team at London Gynaecology.
Abby is our HR and Admin Team Lead and ensures the clinic runs smoothly while providing support to the wider admin team of practice secretaries and students in addition to leading the HR across the company.
Abby joined the team in 2017 as our first ever student administrator then a Junior Medical Secretary, progressing to Medical Secretary and now HR and Admin Team Lead. In this past year, Abby completed her Masters in Human Resource Management and Organisational Analysis – she has a degree in Ancient History from UCL, and worked with us as an Admin Assistant during her third year of studies.
In her spare time, Abby enjoys playing netball, baking and travelling to and exploring different countries.
Dawn is a medical secretary at London Gynaecology to Mr Saurabh Phadnis and is part of our dedicated administrative and secretarial team. She helps to provide a first-class service to all patients at every stage of the patient pathway.
Dawn joined the team in 2016 and has extensive experience spanning over the last 12 years working within busy private hospitals in London.
In her spare time, Dawn enjoys travelling, cooking, baking and sitting down with a cup of tea while watching CSI.
Maria is part of the administrative team and ensures a smooth patient experience at London Gynaecology. Maria has worked in private healthcare since 2012 and has enjoyed various roles in mental health and elderly care.
As a part time psychology student, she enjoys weekends away, country walks as well as occasional baking for friends.
Snehal has completed a Bachelor of Engineering (B.E.) in Computer Science and has over 3 years of experience in various roles supporting business development and maintaining quality assurance.
In her spare time she enjoys gardening with her two lovely daughters Rajvika & Yashwika. Snehal loves reading, traveling, trekking & cycling (particularly in the Himalayas with her husband and cycling as a family). Snehal considers her greatest achievement out of love for cycling, completing the Lifetime Expedition by cycling the highest motorable road in the world covering all three passes (Manali to Khardungla).
Prior to joining the London Gynaecology team in September 2021, Julia had been working in childcare for the past year and prior to this had also worked within student accommodation as part of an admin team in a role that required first-class customer service skills.
Julia joined London Gynaecology as receptionist and after doing a wonderful job in front of house, she progressed to Medical Secretary.
Outside of work, Julia enjoys the gym, travelling, exploring new places, and language learning.
Marion oversees the financials at London Gynaecology and looks after the financial health of the practice.
Marion has worked in both private and NHS healthcare across both gynaecology and maternity for over 15 years and has an excellent understanding of how women’s healthcare works.
Marion has worked for Mr and Mrs Pisal for over 10 years and is a key member of the London Gynaecology team.
Marion is a mother of two children, she enjoys flower arranging and taking her lovely dog Ruben for walks.
Alisha is a medical student at UCL with a keen interest in obstetrics and gynaecology. She will be starting her Intercalated BSc this year and is specialising in Women’s Health.
Outside of work Alisha enjoys travelling, listening to podcasts and going to the theatre. She has also recently taken up cycling so you may just see her on a Boris Bike around London!
Omar is part of the administrative team and helps to deliver excellent patient experience. He is currently studying at UCL for a PhD in Mechanical Engineering (Nanopharmaceuticals in Women’s Health, Prevention of Pre-Term Birth via Transdermal Progesterone Administration).
In his spare time, Omar enjoys taekwondo, boxing, language learning and poetry.
Aditi is a part of our admin team and is currently a medical student at UCL. She is hoping to do her intercalated BSc in Pharmacology next year. She has previously worked in GP and dental practices, as well as having experience in retail.
In her spare time, Aditi enjoys reading, music and swimming.
Kim has been a PR professional for over 20 years and has big brand experience spanning healthcare, parenting, interiors and technology, working both agency side and in house.
Now, as a mum of two boys, Kim is a PR consultant and helps London Gynaecology share its knowledge and expertise to a wider audience through media.