Mr Vashisht



  • Endometriosis
  • Pelvic floor reconstructive surgery
  • Urinary incontinence
  • Vaginal prolapse
  • Menopause
  • Menstrual disorders

Mr Arvind Vashisht

GMC: 4215624

Mr Arvind Vashisht is a highly-respected, leading gynaecologist based in London. He is the Clinical Lead for Gynaecology at University College Hospital and is an Honorary Associate Professor at University College, London. He is the Chair of the Endometriosis Centres for the British Society for Gynaecological Endoscopy (BSGE) and a member of the Governance committee for the British Society for Urogynaecology (BSUG). He sits on the council of the Royal Society of Medicine, Obstetrics and Gynaecology section.

He specialises in the treatment of women with pelvic pain and endometriosis, post-childbirth problems, menstrual and hormonal disorders and pelvic floor problems including prolapse and bladder symptoms.

Mr Vashisht has a particular interest in laparoscopic as well as vaginal surgery, and runs surgical workshops for consultants and trainees demonstrating complex surgery and techniques. He is co-director of a national training program for teaching advanced minimal access surgery, and has written an updated curriculum for the training program for advanced laparoscopic surgery in the UK  He practises at clinics at University College Hospital and King Edward VII's Hospital. As well as specialist national referral services he runs general gynaecology clinics.

He is dedicated to passing on his expert knowledge and has held various educational posts. He has active research interests and supervises several students completing higher degrees in gynaecology. He has published in numerous peer-reviewed journals.

Mr Vashisht lectures nationally and internationally and is an invited expert for conferences.

He writes expert witness medicolegal reports in his specialist areas.

  • Professional experience

    • Consultant Gynaecologist, University College Hospital, London (present)
    • Clinical Managerial Lead Department of Gynaecology, University College Hospital
  • Education

    • MD, University of London (2009)
    • FRCOG, Royal College Obstetricians and Gynaecologists
    • MA, University of Cambridge (2002)
    • MBBS, University of London (1995)
    • BA, University of Cambridge (1992)
    • Honorary Associate Professor, University College London
  • Professional membership

    • Chair Local Organising Committee Silver Jubilee Meeting, British Society for Gynaecological Endoscopy (2015)
    • Council Member of the Royal Society of Medicine Obstetrics and Gynaecology Section (2009 - present)
    • North Central London Maternity and Newborn Network Quality and Safety Committee (2011- 2014)
    • Clinical Governance Committee British Society of Urogynaecology (2012 - present)
    • Chair Regional North London Urogynaecology Group (2010 - present)
    • Endocentres Committee Chair, British Society for Gynaecological Endoscopy
  • Teaching posts

    • Consultant Gynaecologist University College Hospital, London (present)
    • Honorary Associate Professor, Institute for Women’s Health, UCL
    • Chair of The Endometriosis Centres, British Society for Gynaecological Endoscopy (2018- present)
    • Faculty trainer for Royal College of Surgeons pelvic anatomy courses (2011-present)
    • Surgical masterclasses in Advanced Endometriosis and Urogynaecology surgery
    • Research supervisor for MD thesis, MRes, MSc and BSc Students
    • Meetings Convenor for British Society for Gynaecological Endoscopy
    • Invited lecturer for Royal College of Surgeons and Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists meetings
    • Northeast Thames Advanced Training Skills Module Preceptor Urogynaecology (2014 - 2018)
  • Publications and conferences

    • Mr Vashisht has published many papers on gynaecology. Please see the PDF below for the full list
  • Prizes and awards

    • He was awarded his medical degree with a distinction in Obstetrics and Gynaecology from the Royal London Hospital Medical School.

 Diseases, Medical Tests and Treatments

  • 4D ultrasound
  • Amenorrhoea
  • Amniocentesis
  • Anorgasmia
  • Assisted reproduction
  • Assisted reproductive technology
  • Breakthrough bleeding
  • Breast reconstruction
  • Caesarean
  • Cervicitis
  • Colposcopy
  • Congenital malformations
  • Cystitis
  • Cytology
  • Defecography
  • Doppler Ultrasound
  • Dyspareunia
  • Ectopic pregnancy
  • Egg donation
  • Endometrial cancer
  • Endometrial polyps
  • Endometriosis
  • Endoscopic surgery
  • Endoscopy
  • Family planning
  • Fertility treatments
  • Fetal development
  • Fetal medicine
  • Foetal surgery
  • Gynaecological cancer
  • Gynaecological examination
  • Human papillomavirus (HPV)
  • Human papillomavirus vaccine (HPV)
  • Hymenoplasty
  • Hysterectomy
  • In vitro fertilisation (IVF)
  • Infertility
  • Intrauterine device (IUD)
  • Labiaplasty
  • Laparotomy
  • Mastalgia
  • Mastitis
  • Menopause
  • Menstrual disorders
  • Multiple pregnancy
  • Natural childbirth
  • Noninvasive prenatal testing
  • Osteoporosis
  • Ovarian cancer
  • Ovarian cyst
  • Ovarian stimulation
  • Overactive bladder
  • Pelvic floor
  • Pelvic floor reconstructive surgery
  • Pelvic inflammatory disease
  • Pelvic pain
  • Peritoneal carcinomatosis
  • Polycystic ovaries (PCOS)
  • Postpartum depression
  • Pre-eclampsia
  • Pregnancy
  • Preimplantation Genetic Diagnosis
  • Premature birth
  • Premenstrual syndrome (PMS)
  • Prenatal diagnosis
  • Rectocele
  • Robotic surgery
  • Sarcoma
  • Second medical opinion
  • Sexual dysfunction
  • Sexually transmitted infections (STIs)
  • Sonohysterography
  • Sperm bank
  • Transvaginal ultrasound
  • Tubal ligation
  • Ultrasound
  • Urinary incontinence
  • Uterine cancer
  • Uterine malformations
  • Vaginal dryness
  • Vaginal prolapse
  • Vaginismus
  • Vaginitis
  • Vaginoplasty
  • Vulvar cancer
  • Warts

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  • King Edward VII's Hospital
    37 Devonshire street W1G 6QA - London (Central London)
    (+44) 02038840516
  • Harley Street Medical Centre
    132 Harley Street W1G 7JX - London (Central London)
    (+44) 02038840516


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