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Dr Alex Digesu
Dr Alex Digesu
MD PhD
Obstetrics & Gynaecology
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SUBSPECIALTIES

Uro-gynaecology
Obstetrics
Reproductive Medicine
Cosmetic Gynaecology

REGISTERED WITH

General Medical Council: 4596297

LANGUAGES

english, spanish, french, italian

About

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.

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Medical Procedures

  • Urogynaecology
  • Reconstructive vaginal and pelvic floor surgery
  • Vaginal/Perineal trauma following childbirth
  • Female urinary incontinence
  • Uterovaginal prolapse
  • Gynaecological surgery

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Special Interests

  • Uterovaginal prolapse
  • Female urology
  • Chronic pelvic pain
  • Bladder pain syndrome
  • Interstitial cystitis
  • Recurrent UTI
  • Neurourology
  • Neuromodulation

Education

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

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5.0

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We just moved to London and decided to check out the reviews on different doctors in the area. Dr. Digesu has received nothing but positive praise and for a good reason. I found him knowledgable, caring and with great personally. Dr Digesu made me feel relaxed since the beginning and made the whole experience a breeze.
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02-04-2020
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In my opinion the best doctor I have come across. I have never before felt as comfortable with a doctor as him. Dr Digesu is open, honest and he always makes you feel at home. Dr Digesu also explains everything to you from day one. 10 out of 10 for me.
Patient seen for:CystoceleUrinary tract infections (UTI)Bladder Pain
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30-03-2020
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Dr Digesu is simply fabulous. I was nervous about changing my obstetrician ever since I relocated to London. I felt at home. This Doctor is for KEEPS!
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19-03-2020
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The best obstetrician I found. He makes you very comfortable and the interaction is top notch. I would recommend him to anyone looking for an excellent doctor.
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15-03-2020
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Could not be more happier with Dr. Digesu. Understanding, great bedside manner and knowledgeable. Highly recommend Dr Digesu as he has helped me through the process of my first pregnancy.
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09-03-2020
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Dr Alex has been a blessing in my life before falling pregnant and during and after my first pregnancy. Now I am pregnant with second baby, still with him and still amazing. I would recommend him to anyone. Thanks DOC!
Patient seen for:PregnancyChildbirth (Normal Vaginal Delivery)
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01-03-2020
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Dr Digesu was my doctor through my entire pregnancy. I could not have asked for a better doctor. He is a great listener, warm, kind, has wonderful bedside manner and cares about his patients. Dr Digesu was always available to answer questions and address concerns. Highly recommended and 5 stars for me too!
Patient seen for:Childbirth (Normal Vaginal Delivery)Pregnancy
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19-02-2020
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Such a pleasant and comfortable experience everytime. Excellent is an understatement. Will recommend any one to use him.
Patient seen for:Childbirth (Normal Vaginal Delivery)pregnancy
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17-02-2020
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We flew from Dubai as we decided to deliver our first baby in London and found Dr Digesu. I have never left a doctor appointment smiling. But today I am so happy after I left Dr Digesu office. He made me feel at ease, explained everything. What a wonderful doctor and we could not be more happy. I did not know you still find such gems.
Patient seen for:PregnancyChildbirth (Normal Vaginal Delivery)
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04-02-2020
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I could not thank Dr Digesu enough for the excellent service he provided to my wife in making her delivery so smooth. We both were scared and nervous but Dr Digesu made us feel very comfortable and easy. We recommend Dr Digesu to all our friends, family and colleagues and they also just rave with good reviews!!! Keep up the good work Doctor!!!
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25-01-2020
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Peer Recommendations

Dr Digesu is an excellent Gynaecologist, very knowledgeable, caring, empathetic. He is loved by all his patients and held in great esteem by his Colleagues! I would recommend him to any patient looking for the best Gynecologist around!
For specialty: Obstetrics & Gynaecology
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