Ms Charlotte Chaliha



GMC number: 3565775

Practising since: 1991



Sub-specialties: Urogynaecology

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Ms Charlotte Chaliha is an obstetrician and gynaecologist in London. She graduated in physiological sciences from St Anne's College, Oxford, and in medicine from Selwyn College, Cambridge. She had dual accreditation in obstetrics and gynaecology as well as higher sub-specialist training in urogynaecology and a fellowship in uro-neurology.

Ms Chaliha's area of expertise lies in postpartum pelvic floor problems, postpartum perineal trauma such as anal sphincter damage, vaginal prolapse, bladder pain, recurrent urinary tract infections and urinary incontinence.

She has expertise in perineal trauma related to childbirth and has developed a specialist clinic for at the Royal London Hospital for women with childbirth-related problems such as urinary or faecal incontinence and perineal pain.

In 2007 she was appointed as a consultant obstetrician and gynaecologist with a special interest in pelvic floor disorders at The Royal London Hospital. She has been lead urogynaecologist since 2013 for Barts Health NHS Trust and is the lead gynaecologist at the Royal London Hospital.

Ms Chaliha has authored numerous chapters and publications covering all aspects of pelvic floor investigation, surgery and pelvic floor damage related to childbirth. She has extensive obstetrics experience in high risk obstetrics and covers both NHS and private births. She has co-authoured the popular pregnancy book "The Contented Pregnancy" with the popular author Gina Ford.

Ms Chaliha co-leads a nationally accredited pelvic floor service, integrating the management of bowel, bladder and pelvic floor dysfunction. Her expertise in this clinic is in the management of pelvic floor prolapse, constipation, urinary and faecal incontinence.

Ms Chaliha provides expert evidence for the courts in England and Wales on behalf of claimants and defendants in personal injury and clinical negligence actions. She has obtained the Bond Solon Cardiff University Expert Witness Certificate and completes around 100 medico-legal reports per year.

Special interests

Menstrual disorders
Polycystic ovaries (PCOS)
Vaginal dryness
Vaginal prolapse
Urinary incontinence
Urinary tract infection

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Her MD thesis was based on the: "Risk factors and causes of trauma to the pelvic floor during childbirth.
Other research areas include prolapse, urinary incontinence and the use of mesh for vaginal prolapse repair."


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Ms Charlotte Chaliha does not hold a share or financial interest in this hospital, another Nuffield Health hospital or the company.

Ms Charlotte Chaliha does not have a share or financial interest in equipment used at this hospital or another Nuffield Health hospital.

Ms Charlotte Chaliha does not hold any paid advisory role(s) at this hospital or on behalf of Nuffield Health.