Professor Aris Papageorghiou
Secretary: Onome Orodje
Secretary email: Onome.Orodje@stgeorges.nhs.uk
Secretary telephone: 020 8725 0071
Normal and abnormal early human growth and development including anatomical fetal abnormalities;
Fetal diagnosis and in-utero therapy;
These overlap with my academic interest which additionally include ways to improve fetal and maternal outcomes in low and middle income countries; pregnancy risk assessment; including using automated ultrasound for untrained health workers.
Aris is a Consultant and professor in obstetrics and fetal medicine at St George's Healthcare NHS Trust in London. He divides his time between here and the Nuffield Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology in Oxford, where he is Clinical Research Director of the Oxford Maternal and Perinatal Health Institute. His clinical expertise is in fetal medicine and obstetric ultrasound; non-invasive and invasive prenatal diagnosis; and fetal therapy. He has a particular interest in normal and abnormal fetal growth and related poor placental function, which is also associated pre-eclampsia. He leads a number of research projects in these areas at both institutions. His work in Oxford focuses on large scale global projects in ultrasound (and clinical methods) for assessment of fetal and newborn growth and development; these include the INTERGROWTH-21st and INTERBIO-21st projects .
He studied medicine at the University of Sheffield; he was a Research Fellow at the Harris Birthright Research Centre for Fetal Medicine at King’s College, from where he obtained his MD on large scale population screening for the prediction of pre-eclampsia. He completed his obstetric training in London with specialisation in both Obstetrics & Gynaecology; and Subspecialist training in Maternal & Fetal Medicine, whilst a lecturer at St George's, University of London.
He is a board member of the International Society Ultrasound Obs and Gyn and an Executive Scientific editor, BJOG.