Mr Abiodun Fakokunde is a consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist at the BMI Kings Oak and Cavell Hospitals, as well as North Middlesex University Hospital, Silver Street Edmonton in London, where he has been a consultant for the past 7 years, and is currently the clinical lead for Women’s Health. His gynaecological interests are in the management of fibroids using both the open and key hole surgical treatment approach. He has been in the forefront of treatment of fibroids using non-surgical approach especially medical treatment and embolization. His expertise lies in complex fibroid surgery including repeat surgery and difficult abdominal hysterectomy in fibroid uterus.
Additionally, he is a minimal access surgeon with accreditation in hysteroscopic and laparoscopic complex surgery. He is part of the enhanced recovery group for the North Middlesex University Hospital with a 24 hour vaginal hysterectomy and vaginal surgery package. He has training and competence in the conservative ablative treatment of endometrial lining in the management of dysfunctional uterine bleeding such as thermal balloon ablation and Novasure.
He is a certified and practising colposcopist – screening and treatment of pre cancer diseases of the cervix. He offers office treatment and day surgical care in the treatment of pre-cancer lesion of the cervix including cone biopsy. He is an associate professor with the St George’s Medical School, Granada and Honorary Senior Lecturer with University College Hospital Medical School in London. He has over 30 publications in peer review journals and numerous presentations at national and international scientific meetings. Mr Fakokunde has been running in partnership a hysteroscopy training workshop in Nigeria since 2007 on biannual basis. He has served as the clinical tutor for his department and as a member of many hospital service committees such as Drug and Therapeutics, Theatre user committee, and Hospital and blood transfusion committee to mention a few. He has have accreditation with all Private Health Insurance groups, and see patients on NHS First Choice Network, self-funding and privately insured patients.