Dr Lorraine Dinardo

Qualifications

MB ChB, MRCOG

GMC number: 4402613

Practicing since: 1997

Specialties

Gynaecology

Consultation times

  • Weekly Monday 08:30 - 12:30
  • Ad hoc Friday 14:00 - 17:00
  • Overview

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01244 684 325

About

Dr Lorraine Dinardo holds post as a Consultant Gynaecologist at Nuffield Health Chester Hospital, The Grosvenor. She was appointed as a Consultant at the COuntess of Chester Hospital in 2011.

Dr Dinardo qualified in medicine from the University of Aberdeen in 1997, commencing her postgraduate training in Obstetrics & Gynaecology throughout the Merseyside area specialising and completing her advanced training in the field of Urogynaecology and female pelvic floor reconstructive surgery.

Dr Dinardo's expertise lies in the following areas:

  • Vaginal and Uterine Prolapse
  • Bladder Diagnostics with Urodynamic/Outpatient Cystoscopy to aid treatment of: urinary incontinence, overactive bladder, bladder pain and voiding dysfunction
  • Bladder injection therapy
  • Bladder instillations for pain
  • Obstetric pelvic floor injury
  • General gynaecology

Special interests

  • Vaginal and Uterine Prolapse
  • Bladder Diagnostics with Urodynamics/Outpatient Cystoscopy to aid treatment of: urinary incontinence, overactive bladder, bladder pain and voiding dysfunction.
  • Bladder injection therapy
  • Bladder instillations for pain
  • Obstetric pelvic floor injury
  • General gynaecology

Other interests

Adolescent Gynaecology

Personal interests

Hill walking, skiing, sea kayaking and photography - anything outdoors!

Languages spoken

English

Treatments and tests offered by Dr Lorraine Dinardo at Nuffield Health

  • Hysteroscopic surgery
  • Dilation and curettage (D&C)
  • Hysterectomy
  • Contraception
  • Vulval lesion excision
  • Hormone replacement therapy (HRT)
  • Vaginal Prolapse Surgery
  • Family Planning

Locations Dr Lorraine Dinardo works with

Related experience

Research

Dr Dinardo is actively involved in the recruitment of patients to many national randomised clinical trials within the field of Urogynaecology.

She is currently one of the principal investigators for the national FUTURE Trial:               "Female Urgency, Trial of Urodynamics as Routine Evaluation" and previously participated in the now complete national PROSPECT & SIMS trials which have altered national clinical practise. 

Memberships

  • Royal College of Obstetricians & Gynaecologists
  • British Society of Urogynaecology
  • International Urogynaecology Association
  • International Continence Society
  • British Medical Association

Other post held

  • Consultant Gynaecologist & Urogynaecologist, Nuffield Health Chester Hospital, The Grosvenor
  • Consultant Gynaecologist & Urogynaecologist, The Countess of Chester Hospital NHS Trust

Insurers Dr Lorraine Dinardo works with

Dr Lorraine Dinardo works with the following private medical insurance providers:

  • Aviva Health
  • AXA PPP Healthcare
  • AXA PPP International
  • Benenden Health
  • Bupa
  • Bupa On Demand
  • Cigna
  • Simplyhealth
  • Vitality Health (Pru Health)
  • Westfield Health WPA

Declaration

Dr Lorraine Dinardo does not hold a share or financial interest in this hospital, another Nuffield Health hospital or the company.

Dr Lorraine Dinardo does not have a share or financial interest in equipment used at this hospital or another Nuffield Health hospital.

Dr Lorraine Dinardo does not hold any paid advisory role(s) at this hospital or on behalf of Nuffield Health.