Background

Mandish Dhanjal is a consultant obstetrician and gynaecologist and specialist in maternal medicine at Queen Charlotte’s & Chelsea Hospital. She trained at Guy’s Hospital and did general medicine postgraduate training before completing training in obstetrics and gynaecology in north west London. She gained experience in maternal critical care in South Africa. She now leads tertiary obstetric medicine services at Queen Charlotte’s. She is clinical director for maternity at Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust, managing services at Queen Charlotte’s and St Mary’s hospitals. She has developed obstetric high dependency services, increased consultant presence on both labour wards and was involved with the north west London reconfiguration of maternity services. She chairs the North West London Local Maternity System, is a member of the London Maternity Strategic Clinical Leadership Group and London representative for the Clinical Reference Group (CRG) in specialised women’s services for NHS England. She is also a member of the Scientific Advisory Committee for the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists. Her qualifications include BSc (Hons), MRCP and FRCOG.

Expertise

High risk obstetrics, maternal medicine, maternal high dependency care, general gynaecology, menstrual disorders

Research & publications

Maternal medicine, hypertension and pre-eclampsia, heart disease in pregnancy, multiple repeat caesarean sections