Mr Vasileios Minas is a Consultant Gynaecologist, Advanced Laparoscopic and Hysteroscopic Surgeon. He treats several gynaecological conditions including heavy or abnormal bleeding, ovarian cysts, uterine fibroids, and conditions which cause pelvic pain and painful intercourse, such as endometriosis and adhesions.
Mr Minas trained in Oxford Deanery for 5 years of his core training in Obstetrics & Gynaecology. In 2012, he was awarded one of the five nationally appointed posts in Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery and moved to Wirral University Hospital to complete his advanced training.
Mr Minas offers a holistic approach to his patients, taking into account the effect of their condition on their overall quality of personal and professional lives and family plans. He uses both medical and minimally invasive surgical methods to provide patient-tailored and evidence-based treatments.
He has a keen interest in training and academia. He has published his extensive academic work in several international journals. He has received a number of awards and scholarships for his clinical and academic work. He is College Tutor for the Royal College of Obstetrics & Gynaecology and he oversees the training of Obstetrics & Gynaecology trainees at Ashford & St. Peter’s Hospital, where he holds his substantive NHS appointment.
Heavy Periods, Painful Periods, Abnormal Bleeding, Ovarian Cysts, Fibroids, Endometriosis, Adenomyosis, Pelvic Pain, Painful Sex, Menopause, Pelvic Ultrasound, Hysterectomy, Laparoscopic Surgery, Outpatient hysteroscopy
Reading, Playing guitar and piano
Treatments and tests offered by Mr Vasileios Minas at Nuffield Health
- Adnexal surgery
- Hormonal coil
- Vulval lesion excision
- Endometrial resection
- Cold Coagulation
- Dilation and curettage (D&C)
- Hysteroscopic surgery
- Female sterilisation
- Reversal of sterilisation
- Hormone replacement therapy (HRT)
- Endometrial ablation
- Ovarian cystectomy
Mr Minas completed his PhD thesis in the field of Reproductive Medicine. He spent 3 years of prolific laboratory-based work, studying the interaction between the maternal immune system and placental cells at the site of embryo implantation. He later turned his research interests into the field of laparoscopic and hysteroscopic surgery, alongside his clinical training.
Mr Minas has published over 40 articles in peer-reviewed international journals and has been awarded twice a scholarship for his early studies. He regularly presents his work at national and international congresses and has won a number of relevant awards, including prizes for presentations at congresses of the European Society of Clinical Investigation and the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists.
- Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists
- British Society of Gynaecological Endoscopists
- European Society of Gynaecological Endoscopists
- American Association of Gynecologic Laparoscopists
- British Medical Association
Other post held
- Consultant Obstetrician & Gynaecologist, Ashford & St. Peter’s Hospital
Insurers Mr Vasileios Minas works with
Mr Vasileios Minas works with the following private medical insurance providers:
- Aviva Health
- AXA PPP Healthcare
- AXA PPP International
- Benenden Health
- Bupa On Demand
- CS Healthcare
- Exeter Family Friendly
- Freedom Health
- Medical Care Direct
- Tesco Bank
- Universal Provident
- Vitality Health (Pru Health)
- Westfield Health WPA