Dr Silvia Carta is an Italian Consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist.

She completed her medical studies and her higher specialist training in Obstetrics and Gynaecology at the University of Palermo, Italy. Following fellowships in the Uk, She is currently a Locum Consultant at Kingston Hospital NHS foundation Trust.

 

Work experience in Italy

In Italy she completed her training at Paolo Giaccone University Hospital and at Civico – Di Cristina – Benfratelli Hospital where she developed her interest in ultrasound applied to obstetrics and gynaecology and in gynaecological surgery, working closely to specialists in Fetal Medicine, morbidly adherent placenta, endometriosis and gynaecological oncology.

 

Work experience in UK

Dr Carta undertook a clinical and research fellowship in St Georges Hospital, London (tertiary level Centre), where she further specialised in ultrasound diagnosis (2D, 3D). She had the chance to publish her work in peer-reviewed journals and to present and discuss it at international congresses. She also developed her interest in the management of high risk gynaecological and obstetric cases. During her second fellowship at Guy’s and St Thomas Hospital, London, she deepened her skills and knowledge in the management of complex cases in early pregnancy, acute gynaecology, adnexal masses, endometriosis, pelvic pain, uterine fibroids, endometrial abnormality, abnormal uterine bleeding and infertility.

Dr Carta successfully completed RCOG advanced training (Advanced training skills modules – ATSM) in:

  • Benign gynaecological surgery, open, laparoscopic and hysteroscopic
  • Ultrasound in early pregnancy and acute gynaecology
  • Advanced labour ward practice.

She currently works as Locum Consultant in Gynecology and Obstetrics at Kingston Hospital NHS trust, London.
She is member of Royal College of Obstetrics and Gynaecology (RCOG), British Society for Gynaecological endoscopy (BSGE), International Society of Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynecology (ISUOG) and Italian Society of obstetric and gynaecological ultrasound (SIEOG).

 

Expertise

Dr Carta practices general Obstetrics and Gynaecology. Her area of expertise is management of early pregnancy, recurrent miscarriage, acute gynaecology, endometriosis/adenomyosis and pelvic pain, uterine fibroids, endometrial pathology and abnormal uterine bleeding, ovarian masses, pelvic inflammatory disease, advanced ultrasound.

 

Languages:

Italian, English, German (A2).

 

Insurance companies:

Cigna, WPA and Bupa approved doctor.

 

In summary:

Dr Carta is an Italian Consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist in London.