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The Kensington Wing team is a tight knit family with consultants working closely with midwives, nursing assistants and non-clinical staff to ensure that all our patients have a safe and stress-free experience during their pregnancy journey.

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Gubby Ayida

MA FRCOG DM (Oxon)

GMC reference no: 3082001

+44 (0)20 7751 4489

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Gubby is a Consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist. Gubby graduated from Somerville College and Oxford & St Thomas’s Medical School in London. Gubby’s philosophy is based on a respect for pregnancy as a state of health, and childbirth as a normal, healthy physiological process. Her obstetric care respects the diversity of women’s needs and the variety of personal and cultural values they bring with them. Gubby’s practice is based on a highly individualised approach that is dedicated to helping women achieve their expectations of labour.

Sadia K. Bhatti

BSc, MBBS, MRCOG, MAcadMED

Consultant Obstetrician

GMC reference no: 6049993

+44(0)73 8850 3033

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Ms Bhatti believes in empowering women (high and low risk) with making choices for their birth. As an advocate of continuity of care, Ms Bhatti supports women through pregnancy, birth and postnatal care. She is also a strong advocate of maintaining women's physical fitness during and after birth. She offers meet and greet opportunities to couples so that they can make a positive choice of birth attendant. Ms.Bhatti has experience of working with and respecting diverse cultural and religious backgrounds of women.

Charlotte Deans

DCRM MRCOG

Lead Clinician, Consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist

GMC reference no: 4319016

+44(0)7596 349 658

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Charlotte is a French speaking Obstetrician at the Chelsea and Westminster Hospital. Her specialist interests are in intrapartum care and risk management. She is the lead consultant for the Labour Ward as her expertise lies in the skilled management of labouring women in both low and high risk pregnancies.She is also the lead consultant for clinical risk management, safety being her primary focus for women and their babies throughout pregnancy and birth. Charlotte provides individualised care to women and believes education and communication are the keys to empowering women to enjoy their pregnancy and make informed decisions. 

Mr William Dennes

MB BS (London) FRCOG Phd

Consultant Obstetrician

GMC reference no: 3405804

0207 034 1300

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William is a Consultant Obstetrician and an accredited specialist in Maternal and Fetal Medicine. He has a specialist interest in multiple pregnancies, high-risk obstetric cases and caesarean section. He is experienced in all aspects of antenatal ultrasound imaging particularly non-invasive prenatal screening (such as the Harmony Test) and prenatal diagnostic testing (CVS or amniocentesis).William’s clinical practice focuses on providing a positive and safe experience of pregnancy and delivery, and he believes in providing women with both autonomy and choice.

Shane Duffy

MB, BS, DTM&H, DObst, DMed, MSc, FRCOG

Consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist

GMC reference no: 4436216

+44 (0)7903 469038

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Shane is a Consultant Obstetrician and he is also a Consultant Gynaecologist at Chelsea and Westminster Hospital. As Shane practices both Gynaecology and Obstetrics and he is able to manage complications at the start of a pregnancy up until delivery. Shane’s specialist areas are ultrasound scanning, perineal trauma / female pelvic floor reconstruction surgery, complex surgery in pregnancy and complex caesarean sections. Shane’s approach is centred on the patient, ensuring she is fully involved in the decision making process to provide the safest and most satisfying experience possible.

Keith Duncan

MD MRCOG

Consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist

GMC reference no: 3353835

+44 (0)20 7349 5204

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Keith is an Obstetrician and accredited Sub-specialist in Maternal and Foetal Medicine. He is experienced in uncomplicated, assisted and caesarean deliveries. His major interests are in high risk obstetrics, ultrasound and multiple pregnancies. He has published many research papers and an MD thesis relating to development in Utero. His philosophy is to provide a positive birth experience for his mums-to-be.

Hazem El-Rafaey

MD MRCOG

Consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist

GMC reference no: 3387270

+44(0)20 7362 5600

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Dr Hazem El-Refaey is an Obstetrician and Gynaecologist with more than 25 years of experience. A graduate from Cairo in 1981, he has practiced across the United Kingdom, including London, Glasgow and Aberdeen (where he obtained his MD with merits, a rare honour). He has been based Chelsea and Westminster Hospital for more than 15 years.He has changed the face of the field he works in by pioneering several treatments to minimise complications during childbirth. These innovations are now a part of the World Health Organisation’s (WHO) protocols for the management of labour, its complications and pregnancy loss.

Mark Johnson

MSc PhD MRCOG

Consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist

GMC reference no: 2611572

+44(0)20 3315 7892

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Professor Johnson is a Consultant Obstetrician based at Chelsea and Westminster Hospital NHS Foundation Trust. He is also a Consultant in General Medicine, Endocrinology and Diabetes, applying this to his special interest in medical disorders of pregnancy.Mark is part of the Chelsea and Westminster Hospital High Risk Pregnancy Team. He holds a strong belief in holistic care and empowerment of women throughout pregnancy, labour and delivery.

Yemi Kuponiyi

MBBS, MRCOG

Consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist

GMC reference no: 6051101

+44(0)20 3897 0664

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Yemi is a consultant obstetrician & gynaecologist at Chelsea and Westminster hospital. His Specialist’s interest lies in early pregnancy & gynaecology ultrasound, intrapartum care (both Low risk & high-risk pregnancies) and complex operative delivery. He believes strongly in Individualised care and aims to provide the best positive experience for parents to be.

Roshni Patel

MSc, PhD, FRCOG

Consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist

GMC reference no: 4182823

+44(0)75 0300 3366

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Ms Patel is a consultant obstetrician and specialist in maternal and foetal medicine, based at Chelsea and Westminster Hospital. She has national and international experience of uncomplicated and high risk pregnancies, pre-pregnancy counselling and managing medical problems in pregnancy. Ms Patel has done extensive research assessing vaginal deliveries and caesarean sections. She provides evidenced based information to assist women in making their own choices. She recognises that each pregnancy and labour is unique and supports women to have the best and safest birth experience possible.

Amer Raza

BSc, MRCOG

Consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist

GMC reference no: 5205372

+44(0)7891 989 498

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Mr Raza is a very experienced consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist. His philosophy is to provide a personalised and passionate care to all his patients. He has vast experience in providing bespoke and individualised care to his patients. His expertise lends him to manage high risk pregnancies and complex issues in pregnancies.Mr Raza’s exposure and experience over the years has enabled him to understand the complexities of pregnancy and its value in life. Child birth is a momentous and memorable event of one’s life and he believes that individualised care and empowerment of women’s wishes can bring about safety and satisfaction during this difficult time. Mr Raza believes in an open, empathetic and holistic approach to manage any complex situation.

Mina Savvidou

MD, MRCOG

Consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist

GMC reference no: 4263256

+44(0)75 9092 8974

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Dr Savvidou is a Consultant Obstetrician and Sub-Specialist in Foetal and Maternal Medicine at Chelsea and Westminster Hospital. She has trained in major teaching hospitals, has a strong research background in the study of uncomplicated and complicated pregnancies and is a specialist in foetal medicine (obstetric ultrasound) and prenatal diagnosis.Mina strives to deliver committed and evidence-based care. She is a firm believer in individualised care which puts the mothers (& fathers)-to-be at the centre.

Natasha Singh

MBBS MRCOG MD(Res)

Consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist

GMC reference no: 4671514

+44(0)20 3315 7892

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Natasha takes great pride in providing individualised care to meet women's specific needs. Natasha is passionate about empowering women during pregnancy and the birth process. Her practise is aimed at inspiring and supporting the normalisation of pregnancy and birth in a relaxed yet safe environment. This is based on her strong belief that all maternity care should be women-centred.Her clinical expertise ranges from low risk through to high risk pregnancies with a special interest in women with medical disorders in pregnancy. This qualifies Natasha to be equally comfortable caring for women who desire a low intervention active birth to those who have complex medical needs.

Vasso Terzidou

MD MRCOG PhD

Consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist

GMC reference no: 4345374

+44(0)77 9442 2141

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Ms Terzidou is a Consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist at Chelsea and Westminster Hospital, a member of the High Risk Pregnancy team, and a Senior Lecturer in Obstetrics and Gynaecology at Imperial College, London. She is a clinical academic in obstetrics with an international reputation for her scientific research, having published several papers in leading international journals. Vasso heads a specialised prematurity clinic which not only provides emotional support but also skilled obstetric monitoring for women at risk to deliver preterm. She has a personable approach and believes strongly in holistic care. Her drive is to provide a positive birth experience for all mothers-to-be.

Guy Thorpe-Beeston

MA MD FRCOG

Consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist

GMC reference no: 2929703

+44 (0)20 7224 4460

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Guy is a Consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist at the Chelsea and Westminster Hospital and a member of the High Risk Pregnancy Team. His particular fields of interest include fetal ultrasound scanning, prenatal diagnosis, multiple pregnancy and miscarriage.He has extensive experience of high-risk and uncomplicated pregnancies and strongly believes in the importance of individualised care.

Nick Wales

MRCOG BSc

Consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist

GMC reference no: 3548695

+44(0)77 4880 8806

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Nick is a Consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist based at the Chelsea and Westminster Hospital where he is a member of the High Risk Pregnancy team. His private obstetric practice is exclusive to the Kensington Wing. Nick offers a variety of maternity care options, encompassing an extended midwifery role, he also offers acupuncture for symptom relief in pregnancy. His special interests are in infectious diseases and cervical incompetence in pregnancy, in particular the use of abdominal and cervical sutures.

Miss Chrissie Yu

BSc MBBS (Lond.) MD (Lond.) FRCOG

+44 (0)20 7486 2388

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www.chrissieyu.com

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Miss Yu is a highly respected Consultant Obstetrician with over 20 years’ experience. She offers private obstetric care for mothers and babies at The Kensington Wing. Miss Yu’s specialist skills are in high-risk obstetrics, fetal-maternal medicine, Ultrasound scanning and managing medical disorders in pregnancy. She is fluent in English and Cantonese. As an advocate for the importance of medical education she lectures on safe obstetric, fetal ultrasound and fetal-maternal medicine.

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