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Miss Aliaa Arafa
Miss Aliaa Arafa
MBBCh MSc MRCOG DFFP
Obstetrics & Gynaecology
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SUBSPECIALTIES

Obstetrics

REGISTERED WITH

General Medical Council: 5204454

LANGUAGES

english, arabic, russian

About

Miss Arafa is a highly experienced consultant in Obstetrics and Gynaecology. She was qualified from Alexandria University after which she worked in several distinguished hospitals in both Egypt and Saudi Arabia. Through this, she gained extensive valuable experience working in a multi-ethnic society with different needs and conditions. In 1996, she moved to the UK and trained in many prestigious hospitals in London including King's College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, Royal Free Hospital NHS Trust and St. Mary's NHS Trust. Following her training in Obstetrics and Gynaecology, she also carried out clinical research at the fetal medicine unit at the Royal Free Hospital for two years. She had advanced/tertiary referral centre training and accreditation for leadership in labour ward and intrapartum care. Miss Arafa is an expert in management of high risk pregnancies,  complicated obstetric cases  with associated medical problems and Obstetrics scanning. She is certified to carry out ultrasound examinations, all types of obstetric scanning including 1st trimester nuchal translucency.

Miss Arafa is also an accredited colposcopist and has a diploma of Family Planning (DFFP). She offers a full range of gynaecological services including the management of: heavy periods, fibroids, endometriosis and pelvic pain, smear abnormalities and Colposcopy, polycystic ovarian syndrome, prolapse problems, menopause and contraception advice.

Miss Arafa feels strongly that it is every woman's right to choose the type of obstetric care and support she would like to receive. Her top priority is the safety of the mother and child and she enjoys practising privileges at the Portland Hospital where she is able to perform any necessary surgery. She combines professionalism with a personal touch, creating an open relationship in which mothers and patients are kept informed every step of the way about what to expect and the choices available to them.

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Medical Procedures

  • Obstetrics
  • High risk pregnancy
  • Preconception check
  • Fetal Medicine and obstetric scanning 
  • Early viability scan. 
  • Screening for Down syndrome including Harmony test.
  • Anomaly scan (20 weeks scan ).
  • Fetal-wellbeing scan, Growth, and Doppler
  • Pre-eclampsia
  • Multiple pregnancies
  • Intrauterine growth problems
  • Pre-term labour
  • All different types of deliveries including CS
  • General gynaecology
  • Heavy periods, fibroids and polycystic ovaries
  • Colposcopy, cervical smears, HPV vaccins
  • Women well check
  • Contraception advice
  • Menopause/Menopause check

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Special Interests

  • Fertility medicine
  • Speciality scans
  • Colposcopy

Education

In addition to her medical degree (MBBCh), she also holds a membership to the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (MRCOG),a Master degree in Obstetrics and Gynaecology (MSc), Miss Arafa has a Diploma in the family planning and a  Diploma of Obstetric scanning awarded by the Royal college of obstetrician and gynaecologist in London. 

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First allow me to thank you for everything you've done for me and for your professionalism. I really appreciate it. I would like to say, I have been suffering for months and nothing worked with NHS before I decided to go private. I was extremely lucky to fall into the hands of Miss Aliaa Arafa who was very professional and full of experience and knowledge. Within a week I was checked, diagnosed and treated! I felt I am in a very safe hands and Top quality service. Highly recommended without hesitation." . Once again thank you very much for everything 😘😘💕
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13-05-2016
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My wife and I recently delivered our fifth child with Miss Arafa as our consulting obstetrician at the Portland Hospital in London. We had been planning to have the baby at home, and given that it was our fifth child, we expected things to go pretty smoothly. What we had not counted on was going overdue, which we did, by two weeks, and that necessitated labour induction. We reached out to Miss Arafa at the very last minute (over the Easter holiday), and she was incredibly accommodating, and agreed to see us immediately and despite not having ever seen my wife as a patient prior to 42 weeks, she agreed to take her on. Her level of expertise and experience was extremely comforting to us, and her care and compassion was extremely evident. She approached the entire process as a “team” effort, engaging my wife and I in every decision made during the entire induction and delivery. I do not have words to recommend Miss Arafa highly enough.
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09-05-2016
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Dr. Arafa is an excellent and very professional doctor with wonderful bedside manners. She held my hand during very difficult fertility issues and has been there for me every time that I have needed her. She is very responsive to her patients queries and listens to their concerns. In addition, she provides a great level of guidance. She definitively goes the extra mile to help her patients. Since I move to the UK from the US, she has been there for me and is very open to other medical views and options. I highly recommend doctor' Arafa's services.
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09-05-2016
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I went to Dr. Aliaa Arafa at the Portland Hospital for Women and Children when I first found out that I was pregnant. Dr. Arafa took the time to answer all the questions and to listen to all my concerns that I was having with the pregnancy, and she asked thorough questions about my history. She is straight to the point, nice, friendly, and made me feel very comfortable.
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06-05-2016
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Dr. Arafa is an excellent Gynaecologist. Patient, understanding and very competent, I felt Immediately in safe hands and that I could trust her. She is very approachable, being available on email replying quickly to enquiries."
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05-05-2016
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I would like to thank you from our heart for your high quality services, my wife and I appreciate your advice and your care. This was our first time to experience having a child and your calm and friendly manner made us feel more relaxed and happy . We felt reassured by your continues care, professionalism and expertise. We are both delighted to have you as our consultant and we always remember your help and support. Our best wishes for you.
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26-04-2016
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I have the greatest confidence in Dr Arafa and would recommend her without a moment’s hesitation. Dr Arafa is extremely professional and has always put me at ease, which in these delicate matters is never easy. She has kept me informed of what is going on in a manner that I can understand, without too much medical jargon. She has done her utmost to get results back quickly and responds immediately to any worries I may have.
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26-04-2016
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thank you very much to Miss Arafa and all the Portland Hospital team who has helped my wife during her delivery. I am also very grateful to Miss Aliaa Arafa for her continuos advice, care and support throughout my wife's pregnancy and after delivery. Miss Arafa was always helpful, available and we have been delighted having her as a consultant obstetrician to look after my wife. I would like to also thank all the fantastic staff at The Portland Hospital, who has been very friendly, supportive and working hard during our stay.
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22-04-2016
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Our experience with Dr Arafa was wonderful. She was always friendly and professional and she knew exactly what she was doing. Our experience with Dr Arafa was the most comfortable. I cannot thank her enough and I would highly recommend her to everybody else.
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21-04-2016
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The quality of the care and attention that myself and my family received from Miss Arafa were of such high quality that I felt compelled to write to you to let you know. Me and my family are incredibly grateful to Miss Arafa and all the team at the Portland. We had the good fortune to meet Miss Arafa and come under her care.
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