Obstetrics & Gynaecology
Dr Alex Digesu is a Consultant Obstetrician, Gynaecologist and Urogynaecology subspecialist at St. Mary’s Hospital, London and Honorary Senior Lecturer at the Imperial College, London.
Dr Digesu has also been published extensively in this field and he is author of more than 80 articles in peer review journals. Owing to his expertise and extensive research, he covers important academic duties both nationally and internationally and he is a well-known and frequently invited speaker to both national and international conferences.
Dr Digesu completed his specialist training in obstetrics & gynaecology and reproductive medicine in Italy at the University of Bari in 2002. Later, in 2005, he achieved his PhD in oncological, gynaecological and geriatric surgery from the same university. His clinical and academic experience also includes a five years fellowship in urogynaecology in London at King’s College Hospital and St. Mary’s Hospital and two years subspecialty training in urogynaecology and reconstructive pelvic floor surgery at Imperial College of London.
His experience in obstetrics, looking after pregnant women and managing uncomplicated as well as complicated pregnancies, started in 1997. Since he completed his training, he worked as obstetrician and gynaecologist consultant in several University teaching Hospitals as well as District General Hospitals in different countries including Italy, Switzerland and the UK. In all, he has more than 15 years experience in the field of obstetrics and gynaecology.
Away from his clinical practice, in Dr Digesu's personal life, he is married with a French wife with whom he has two children.
MD University College, Bari, Italy 1997
CCST in Obstetrics and Gynaecology University College, Bari, Italy 2002
PhD University College, Bari, Italy 2005
Certificate of Subspecialist Accreditation in Urogynaecology Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists, London 2012
Visiting Professor in Obstetrics & Gynaecology University of Nevada School of Medicine in Las Vegas 2014
Associate Professor in Obstetrics & Gynaecology Italian Ministry of Health 2014
Urogynaecology & Reconstructive pelvic floor surgery Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists, London 2012