Dr Cesar Diaz-Garcia MD PhD is an award-winning fertility specialist and surgeon who will be leading all fertility services at London Fertility and London Gynaecology. He currently holds the position of Medical Director at the fertility clinic IVI London in Marylebone.
Dr Diaz completed his training at leading hospitals throughout France, Spain and Sweden. His research is focused on ovarian cortex transplantation, uterus transplantation, and ovarian rejuvenation and in 2012, he was part of the team to obtain the first live birth from a uterus transplantation.
Dr Diaz led the Valencian Program for Fertility Preservation, which is one of the most internationally recognised fertility programs for oncology patients. During this time, he was also part of La Fe University IVF program, the largest public IVF program in Spain, performing more than 2,000 IVF cycles per year. He combined his medical duties in the field of fertility with his surgical activities at La Fe University Hospital within the fertility surgery unit and gynae-oncology units for national referral centres.
Since 2011, Dr Diaz has held a variety of teaching positions at institutions including the Spanish Fertility Society, La Fe University Hospital and Department of Paediatrics, Obstetrics and Gynaecology at the University of Valencia. He is currently an Honorary Associate Professor at University College London.
He has published more than 100 peer-reviewed scientific papers and book chapters and is currently the Associate Editor of Human Reproduction Update.
Ms Michelle Swer joins the team from St George’s University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust where her role is a consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist. She holds the post for Care Group Lead for Gynaecology and is also part of the Abnormal Invasive Placenta Regional Service.
Ms Swer graduated from Trinity College, Dublin and trained for Obstetrics and Gynaecology at a number of reputable London hospitals. Her expertise is in early pregnancy and gynae scanning after having completed two years as Clinical Research Fellow at UCL. Ms Swer has publications and book chapters in both early pregnancy and obstetrics.
Ms Swer feels privileged in being able to help women through all aspects of their reproductive life.
Her main interests lie in ambulatory gynaecology including scanning and outpatient hysteroscopy, early pregnancy and menopause. Ms Swer also speaks Italian.
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.
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.
Rhonda Flemming is an experienced consultant having worked for over 6 years as a consultant gynaecologist and obstetrician within the NHS at The Whittington Hospital and also holds the post as the Ambulatory Gynaecology lead. Ms Flemming provides gynaecological services across general gynaecological issues including fibroid management, polycystic ovarian syndrome irregularities, postmenopausal bleeding, pelvic pain and early fertility care.
Ms Flemming has specialist expertise in early pregnancy care, emergency gynaecology, hysterosocpy and advanced labour ward.
In addition to treating patients Ms Flemming is actively involved in the training of junior doctors and medical students and is married with 3 children.
Miss Wilson trained in Obstetrics and Gynaecology in north and east London. She has worked as a consultant gynaecologist at The Whittington Hospital since 2011 where she is ‘labour ward lead’. She provides a range of services for women including caring for those with concerns in early pregnancy, emergency gynaecology problems and longstanding conditions. She is trained in gynaecology ultrasound and laparoscopic surgery.
Miss Wilson is passionately interested in women’s experience and safety through all stages of pregnancy. She also holds the position of Royal College Workplace Behaviour Champion.
Mrs Pisal has worked as a consultant gynaecologist and obstetrician for over 15 years. She currently works in the NHS as Senior Consultant at Chase Farm Hospital. Privately, Mrs Pisal sees patients at The Portland Hospital for Women and Children in Central London and the BMI King’s Oak and BMI Cavell hospitals in Enfield, North London.
Her areas of expertise include recurrent miscarriage, early pregnancy management, management of heavy periods, fibroids, pelvic pain and endometriosis and advanced hysteroscopic and laparoscopic surgery including robotic surgery. Mrs Pisal also undertakes her own ultrasound scans and has expertise in gynaecological and pregnancy scanning.
Mrs Pisal is the Service Line lead for gynaecology services at Barnet Hospital.
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Mr Pisal is a consultant gynaecologist who has practised gynaecology in London for over 15 years working as both a private and NHS consultant at The Whittington Hospital NHS Trust, The Portland Hospital for Women and Children and Hospital of St John and St Elizabeth. 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 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.
Mr Pisal is well published and works as a clinician for gynaecological cancer at The Whittington Hospital and is actively involved in teaching and training medical students and doctors in training.
In his spare time Mr Pisal enjoys running and has run marathons raising money for charities, in particular The Whittington NHS Trust, Ammalife, The Eve Appeal and Jo’s Cervical Cancer Trust.
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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 has worked with London Gynaecology over the last year and supported our patients and their treatment plans with targeted nutritional intervention.
Laura became 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!
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.
Aminah leads our city clinic as Clinic Manager since its opening in early 2021.
Prior to becoming Clinic Manger, Aminah’s main role was a medical secretary while supporting the admin team. Aminah has a first class degree in Biomedical Science and has a natural interest in the medical field having undertaken roles at Royal London Hospital and Barkers Chemist.
Aminah enjoys keeping fit as well as travelling abroad and experiencing different cultures.
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.
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.
Melizza is part of our administrative and secretarial team and joined London Gynaecology in November 2020. Melizza has a vast amount of experience in private healthcare in medical secretary roles and thrives in a patient-centric environment, ensuring patients have a seamless experience.
In her spare time Melizza enjoys the gym; she trains mostly in powerlifting and attends yoga classes. She also enjoys making my own clothes/dress making and watching a good series on Netflix.
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.
Beki is part of the Marketing and Business team. She works closely with the COO to develop and implement marketing and business strategies to drive and support business development. Beki has worked in busy marketing roles within a large private hospital and a prime nursing publication.
In her spare time she enjoys discovering new places to visit with friends, swimming and looking after her rescue cat, Pepper.
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.
She is based at our location near Liverpool St, and as the Receptionist, she is the first person to greet and welcome patients into our City of London clinic.
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.
Isabela is part of our administrative team and helps to deliver a seamless patient experience. Having recently graduated from University of Warwick, she is currently Law Conversion Masters at BPP Law School.
Outside of work, she enjoys attending aerobics, fitness and gym classes, along with volunteering and reading about politics. Isabela is currently doing a 100km running challenge for November!
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.