Dr Makrina Savvidou

Dr Makrina Savvidou

MD, FRCOG

Obstetrics & Gynaecology

25 years of experience
13 years as a specialist

Overall Rating

Overall

4.85

Bedside Manner

4.85

Explanation

4.83

Top feedback

“Excellent professional“
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Subspecialty

  • Obstetrics
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Languages spoken

  • English
  • Greek
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Registered with

  • General Medical Council: 4263256
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    Practices worked at

    The Portland Hospital

    234 Great Portland Street, London, United Kingdom, W1W 5QT
    1237 reviews

    About

    Dr Makrina Savvidou is a Consultant Obstetrician and recognised subspecialist in Maternal and Fetal Medicine.

    Dr Savvidou graduated in 1992 from Aristotles Medical University in Greece and moved to the UK to work as a doctor. She has trained extensively in a range of major teaching hospitals. Her first training post in Obstetrics and Gynaecology was in the North West London Deanery and was awarded Membership at the Royal College of Obstetrics and Gynaecology in 1998. Following this, she sought further sub-specialisation in Fetal and Maternal Medicine at King’s College Hospital, receiving her Certificate of Completion of Specialist Training in Obstetrics and Gynaecology in 2007. 

    In addition to her clinical training, Makrina has built a strong research background. In 2004, she obtained her MD degree from the University of London. 

    Her main interest lies in obstetric ultrasound and prenatal diagnosis. She has studied normal and abnormal pregnancy extensively. Her experience enables her to deliver healthcare with a strong evidence-based foundation. She always strives puts the wishes of the parents-to-be at the centre of all decision making. 

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    Medical procedures

    • Private Maternity
    • Childbirth (Assisted Vaginal Delivery)
    • Gynaecological/Pelvic Scan
    • Birth Trauma Counselling
    • Breastfeeding Advice & Support
    • Cervical (Cone) Biopsy
    • Childbirth (Normal Vaginal Delivery)
    • Early Pregnancy Care
    • Early Pregnancy Scan
    • Obstetrical Ultrasonography
    • Ultrasound
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    Special interests

    • Pregnancy
    • Early Pregnancy
    • Multiple (Twin) Birth
    • Ectopic Pregnancy
    • Gestational Diabetes
    • High Risk Pregnancies
    • Maternal and Fetal Medicine
    • Miscarriage
    • Ovarian Cysts
    • Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS)
    • Pre-Eclampsia
    • Pregnancy Symptoms
    • Premature Ovarian Failure or Insufficiency
    • Vaginal Prolapse
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    Education

    • Ptychio Iatrikes 1992 Aristotelian University of Thessaloniki
    • Obstetrics and gynaecology (Maternal and Fetal Medicine) From 20 Dec 2007
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    Reviews

    4.84 Overall Patient Trust rating
    Overall Experience
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    Pregnancy
    5/54
    C-Section (Caesarean Section)
    3/54
    Private Maternity
    3/54
    Childbirth (Assisted Vaginal Delivery)
    1/54
    Early Pregnancy
    1/54
    Gynaecological/Pelvic Scan
    1/54
    Multiple (Twin) Birth
    1/54
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    (5/5)
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    Gynaecological/Pelvic Scan Pregnancy Early Pregnancy
    Excellent professional
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    Overall
    (5/5)
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    (5/5)
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    (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Pregnancy Private Maternity C-Section (Caesarean Section)
    Dr Savvidou is very knowledgeable, friendly, caring and kind. I was under her care at Kensington Wing for monitoring of my pregnancy and had a Csection recently. She was always very responsive during my pregnancy with any queries I had. I was very anxious before the Csection and she reassured me and I felt at ease in her capable hands. Procedure went smoothly with no complications. I highly recommend her and I would certainly choose her as my Consultant if I were to have another baby.
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    (5/5)
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    (5/5)
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    Pregnancy Multiple (Twin) Birth Private Maternity
    Mina was so wonderful during my twin pregnancy. She was very responsive to any question or concern that I had, even outside of working hours. When any potential issue arose she made herself immediately available to see me. Her clear explanations were also extremely helpful. All and all, this made me feel very reassured even when I was scared or worried. I am very grateful to have had Mina as my doctor and would highly recommend her for any one else.
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    (5/5)
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    (5/5)
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    (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Pregnancy Childbirth (Assisted Vaginal Delivery) Private Maternity
    Dr Savvidou is an incredible doctor. She instills calm and confidence and you feel very secure in her hands and with all decisions made. She takes both mother and baby into account and has a wonderful bedside manner.
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    (5/5)
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    (4/5)
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    (5/5)
    Dr Makrina Savvidou was a wonderful obstetrician providing very attentive care during our pregnancy. She monitored our baby very carefully and provided constant support with any questions we might have had. She did a great job of creating a safe space for us and putting us at ease throughout the pregnancy and especially during the delivery.
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    (5/5)
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    (5/5)
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    (5/5)
    Doctor Savvidou is a fabulous Doctor! I delivered both my babies with her and the quality of her care was exceptional. She is extremely knowledgeable, understanding and available. Even if I am the kind of patient who asks 1000 questions, often 10 times the same ones and who overthinks everything, she always made the time available for me, happily answered all my concerns and gave me confidence and reassurance during the pregnancy and the actual birth. Her PA Louise is so kind, gentle and supportive and she would always be available to help! Doctor Savvidou also is extremely reactive and will always make sure to respond to you or call you in no time, always ensuring you are happy and under the best care possible. On top of being an excellent Doctor, she is also a very lovely person. I almost want a 3rd child now :) thank you for making my dream come true!
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    (5/5)
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    (5/5)
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    Pregnancy
    Mina is very knowledgeable but approachable at the same time. She gave me excellent care during my pregnancy and was on hand during very anti social hours for the birth, when she gave very clear and calm advice about the interventions I needed for a safe delivery.
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    (5/5)
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    (5/5)
    Dr Savvidou delivered our three daughters over the past 8 years. She is an excellent consultant - her knowledge, advice, support and care throughout my three pregnancies and deliveries have been exceptional. Her calm and confident approach as well as bedside manner have always been very reassuring. I would always recommend her without hesitation.
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    Overall
    (5/5)
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    (5/5)
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    (5/5)
    We are lucky enough that both our children have been delivered by Mina. Pregnancy and childbirth can be highly daunting times and Mina’s expertise, understanding and compassion prove invaluable. We would highly recommend Mina and the team at the Kensington Wing.
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    Overall
    (5/5)
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    (5/5)
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    (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    C-Section (Caesarean Section)
    I could not recommend Dr. Savvidou more! Mina always found the time to see me when I needed, and I never felt rushed - even when I had my list of questions. Mina and her lovely PA Louise always responded to my queries very quickly. Mina is such a calm presence and made me feel relaxed all the way through my pregnancy and on the day of my c-section.
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