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Ms Charlotte Chaliha is a leading obstetrician and gynaecologist in London. She graduated in physiological sciences from St Anne's College, Oxford, and in medicine from Selwyn College, Cambridge. She had dual accreditation in obstetrics and gynaecology as well as higher sub-specialist training in urogynaecology and a fellowship in uro-neurology.

Ms Chaliha's area of expertise lies in postpartum pelvic floor problems, postpartum perineal trauma such as anal sphincter damage, vaginal prolapse, bladder pain, recurrent urinary tract infections and urinary incontinence.

Her MD thesis was based on the: "Risk factors and causes of trauma to the pelvic floor during childbirth." She has a particular expertise in this area and has developed a specialist clinic for at the Royal London Hospital for women with childbirth-related problems such as urinary or faecal incontinence and perineal pain.

In 2007 she was appointed as a consultant obstetrician and gynaecologist with a special interest in pelvic floor disorders at The Royal London Hospital. She has been lead urogynaecologist since 2013 for Barts Health NHS Trust and is the lead gynaecologist at the Royal London Hospital.

Ms Chaliha has authored numerous chapters and publications covering all aspects of pelvic floor investigation, surgery and pelvic floor damage related to childbirth. She has extensive obstetrics experience in high risk obstetrics and covers both NHS and private births. She has co-authoured the popular pregnancy book " the Contented Pregnancy" with the popular author Gina Ford.

Ms Chaliha co-leads one of only two nationally accredited pelvic floor services in the UK, integrating the management of bowel, bladder and pelvic floor dysfunction. Her expertise in this clinic is in the management of pelvic floor prolapse, constipation, urinary and faecal incontinence.

Ms Chaliha provides expert evidence for the courts in England and Wales on behalf of claimants and defendants in personal injury and clinical negligence actions. She has obtained the Bond Solon Cardiff University Expert Witness Certificate and completes around 50 medico-legal reports per year.

Especialista en

Menstrual disorders

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Polycystic ovaries (PCOS)

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Vaginal dryness

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Vaginal prolapse

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Urinary incontinence

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Urinary tract infection

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Enfermedades, Pruebas y Tratamientos

  • Adenomyosis
  • Amenorrhoea
  • Anorgasmia
  • Antenatal care
  • Bacterial vaginosis
  • Bladder problems
  • Breakthrough bleeding
  • Caesarean
  • Cervicitis
  • Childbirth
  • Chlamydia
  • Chorionic villus sampling
  • Contraceptive methods
  • Cystitis
  • Defecography
  • Dyspareunia
  • Ectopic pregnancy
  • Endometrial cancer
  • Endometrial polyps
  • Endometriosis
  • Endometriosis surgery
  • Endoscopic surgery
  • Endoscopy
  • Family planning
  • Fertility test
  • Fibroids
  • Genital warts
  • Gynaecological examination
  • Gynaecological infections
  • Heavy periods
  • High blood pressure pregnancy
  • High-risk pregnancy
  • Hormone replacement therapy (HRT)
  • Human papillomavirus (HPV)
  • Hymenoplasty
  • Hysterectomy
  • Hysteroscopy
  • Induced abortion
  • Infertility
  • Intrauterine device (IUD)
  • Labiaplasty
  • Laparoscopy
  • Laparotomy
  • Laser vaginal rejuvenation
  • Medicolegal
  • Menopause
  • Menstrual disorders
  • Minimal access surgery (keyhole surgery)
  • Miscarriage
  • Multiple pregnancy
  • Natural childbirth
  • Ovarian cyst
  • Pelvic congestion syndrome
  • Pelvic floor
  • Pelvic floor reconstructive surgery
  • Pelvic inflammatory disease
  • Pelvic pain
  • Pelvic pain syndrome
  • Polycystic ovaries (PCOS)
  • Polyps
  • Postpartum haemorrhage
  • Pre-eclampsia
  • Pregnancy
  • Pregnancy counselling
  • Premature birth
  • Premenstrual syndrome (PMS)
  • Preparation for childbirth
  • Rectocele
  • Recurrent miscarriage
  • Sexual dysfunction
  • Sexually transmitted infections (STIs)
  • Syphilis
  • Thrush
  • Transvaginal ultrasound
  • Trichomoniasis
  • Tubal ligation
  • Ultrasound
  • Urinary incontinence
  • Urinary tract infection
  • Uterine cancer
  • Uterine malformations
  • Vaginal dryness
  • Vaginal prolapse
  • Vaginal ring
  • Vaginismus
  • Vaginitis
  • Vaginoplasty
  • Warts

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