Alex Digesu, MD

Editorial Board Member

Consultant Obstetrician, Gynaecologist & Urogynaecology
Imperial College

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Dr. Alex Digesu is a Consultant Obstetrician, Gynaecologist & Urogynaecology Subspecialist at St. Mary’s Hospital, London and Honorary Senior Lecturer at the Imperial College, London. Dr. Digesu completed his specialist training in Obstetrics & Gynaecology and Reproductive Medicine in Italy at the University of Bari in 2002. In 2005 he achieved his PhD in Oncological, Gynaecological and Geriatric Surgery from the same university. His clinical and academic experience also includes a five years fellowship in Urogynaecology in London at King’s College Hospital and St. Mary’s Hospital and two years subspecialty training in Urogynaecology & reconstructive pelvic floor surgery at Imperial College of London.

Research Interest

His area of expertise is obstetrics, gynaecology, urogynecology, reconstructive pelvic floor surgery, chronic pelvic pain, neurourology & neuromodulation including the assessment and management of patients with lower urinary tract symptoms and complex pelvic floor dysfunctions. His research studies include assessment and management of patients presenting a broad range of pelvic floor dysfunctions such as overactive bladder syndrome, urinary incontinence, bladder and urogenital pain, urinary and bowel symptoms, urodynamics, 2D/3D ultrasound imaging, MRI imaging of the lower urinary tract and pelvic floor, neurourology, pelvic organ prolapse and child birth injuries.