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QualificationsMA BMBCh (Hons, Oxon), MRCOG
Year of qualification:2001
Minimal access/laparoscopic surgery, gynaecology & obstetrics scanning, menstrual disorder, sexual health and early pregnancy disorder.
Ms Veronica Djapardy is a Consultant Gynaecologist and Obstetrician and has excellent all round training. Having attended medical school at Oxford University, she then trained in obstetrics and gynaecology in some of the best units in the country such as John Radcliffe Hospital and Queen Charlotte's Hospital in London. In addition, she worked in the National University Hospital in Singapore in the largest gynae-oncology centre, which services the whole of South East Asia. She has been a consultant at the NHS for 3.5 years, and in that time she has developed an excellent reputation as a conscientious doctor and with a safe pair of hands. She has also been appointed as the Unit Training Director of Basildon and Thurrock University Hospital in charge of Junior doctors training.
Her main interest in obstetrics and gynaecology is minimal access surgery, menstrual disorders, family planning, pelvic floor repairs, cervical screening and colposcopy. She is also competent in open abdominal and vaginal surgery, and spent two years at Kings College Hospital obtaining early pregnancy and obstetrics scanning skills.
Her main philosophy is of patient-centred care. She believes that it is very important to address patient’s concerns, rather than just addressing the pathology that has been discovered. Her aim is to provide a holistic approach to Women's Health and she believes she has much to learn from the patients she treats.
Ms Djapardy's research consists of:
A Randomized trial of Aprotinin (Trasylol) on blood loss, blood product requirement and myocardial injury in total arterial grafting, Taggart, DP, Djapardy V, Naik M, Davies A, J Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery, 2003 Oct; 126 (4): 1087-94
Diagnosis and Management of Aorto-oesophageal fistula Caused by a Foreign Body, Sica, GS, Djapardy V, Westaby S, Maynard ND, Annals Thoracic Surgery, 2004;77:2217-8
The Use of Protein Creatinine Ratio as predictor of significant proteinuria in pregnancy - Abstract, V. Djapardy, E Gelson, M Dhanjal. Journal of Obstetrics & Gynaecology, 2006 April Supplement 1 (26): S12
A prospective comparison of timed and random Protein Creatinine Ratio with 24 hour urine protein in hypertensive pregnant women – submitted to BJOG
Early atypical Early atypical Pre-eclampsia and spontaneous intra-hepatic rupture: Case report and a review (in progress)
Ms Djapardy activites outside of medicine are important to maintain a healthy work and life balance. Ms Djapardy is an avid traveller and a "foodie", having travelled across South America, climbed Mt. Kilimanjaro and indulged in all the culinary delights of India and Japan. She is a member of the Royal Geographical Society and takes a lot of interest in the world we live in. A keen ballroom dancer, she represented Oxford University and achieved a Full Blue Sports status during that time.
Please note these are regular clinics, other times may be available by appointment