Dr Demetrios Economides
Dr Economides has 32 years clinical experience in obstetrics and gynaecology. He trained as an undergraduate at Charing Cross Medical School, qualifying in 1980. He then trained in the specialty of Obstetrics and Gynaecology at St Bartholomew's and King's College hospitals, London, and later at the John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford. He trained in Fetal Medicine at the Harris Birthright Centre in London and in Oxford.
He has been a consultant and Senior Lecturer at the Royal Free Hospital since 1992 where he set up the Fetal Medicine Unit, Early Pregnancy Unit and Recurrent Miscarriage Clinic. For five years he held a senior management position as Clinical Director of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology. Mr Economides is also an examiner of the University of London for the MBBS degree and an examiner for the Advanced Diploma in Obstetric Ultrasound for the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG). He is a Fellow of the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists, and holds a Doctorate of Medicine of the University of London. He is actively involved in the training of obstetricians and gynaecologists at all levels and runs regular ultrasound workshops in both fields of obstetrics and gynaecology.
He is internationally and nationally known for his expertise in obstetric ultrasound, especially in early pregnancy anomalies. His other research interests include 4D ultrasound, miscarriage, fetal wellbeing and High Risk pregnancies including multiple births, and inherited bleeding disorders in women. He is a founding member of the British Gynaecological Imaging Society, as well as member of the British Maternal Fetal Medicine Society (BMFMS).