Mr Demetri Panayi

Mr Demetri Panayi

MB.BS (Lon) BSc(Hons) MRCOG

Obstetrics & Gynaecology

22 years of experience
10 years as a specialist
Video consultation available

Overall Rating

Overall
4.97
Bedside Manner
4.95
Explanation
4.97

Top feedback

“Mr Panayi set me totally at ease and was very reassuring throughout. I would certainly recommend him. His team have cared for me extremely well.“
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Subspecialties

  • Urinary tract infections (UTI)
  • Gynaecology
  • Uro-gynaecology
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Languages spoken

  • English
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Registered with

  • General Medical Council: 4438782
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    Consultation fees

    New appointment: £220

    Follow-up appointment: £180

    Practices worked at

    The Lister Hospital

    Chelsea Bridge Road, London, United Kingdom, SW1W 8RH
    162 reviews

    About

    Mr Demetri Panayi is a Consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist and accredited Subspecialist Urogynaecologist from London, UK.

    Mr Panayi trained at Imperial college medical school and then went on to complete his general training in obstetrics and gynaecology in southwest London. Mr Panayi then returned to Imperial College to complete higher subspeciality training in urogynaecology. 

    Mr Panayi is currently the lead urogynaecologist at Epsom and St. Helier Hospital where he practises urogynaecology and management of women’s pelvic floor disorders to a tertiary level including medical and surgical management of complex conditions. He is also responsible for setting up the perineal clinic service at St. Helier’s Hospital which assesses and manages women who have sustained serious childbirth injuries. He has a particular interest in ultrasound imaging of the lower urinary tract and urodynamics assessment and has published his research and written articles in international peer-reviewed journals and presented at international and national scientific meetings. 

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    Medical procedures

    • Complex vaginal/pelvic floor surgery
    • Vaginal recontruction
    • Management of Recurring prolapse after previous surgery
    • Management of Mesh Complications
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    Special interests

    • Prolapse of the vagina/uterus 
    • Female urinary incontinence 
    • Recurrent incontinence
    • Female urethral/bladder pain
    • Recurrent urinary tract infections
    • Cystitis
    • Cystoscopy
    • Childbirth injury
    • Perineal trauma
    • Obstetric anal sphincter injury
    • General gynaecology
    • Heavy or irregular periods

     

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    Education

    Primary Medical Qualification

    MB BS 1997 University of London

    Memberships

    Member of International Continence Society

    Member of International Urogynaecological Association

    Member of the British Society of Urogynaecology and Member of Training Sub-committee

    Member of the International Society of Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynaecology

     

    Specialist Register entry date

    Obstetrics and gynaecology (Urogynaecology) From 11 Aug 2010

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    Reviews

    4.96 Overall Patient Trust rating
    Overall Experience
    Explanation
    Bedside Manner
    Pelvic organ prolapse
    7/63
    Overactive Bladder
    3/63
    Urinary tract infections (UTI)
    3/63
    Endometriosis
    1/63
    Painful Bladder Syndrome
    1/63
    Painful bladder syndrome
    1/63
    Prolapse treatment
    1/63
    Urinary Incontinence
    1/63
    Vaginal reconstruction
    1/63
    chronic utis
    1/63
    telephone consultation
    1/63
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    Overall
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Pelvic organ prolapse
    Mr Panayi set me totally at ease and was very reassuring throughout. I would certainly recommend him. His team have cared for me extremely well.
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    Overall
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Urinary tract infections (UTI) Overactive Bladder
    Dr Panayi is a fantastic specialist. I was desperate to get some help and saw many other doctors. Then I found dr. Panayi and from the first visit he was very supportive and understanding. He straight away gave me a short term solution for my pain as well as recommended a long term approach. So I really felt taken care of. Doctor is truly passionate about what he does and I felt very confident in his diagnosis. I have previously spend over a year struggling with a bladder inflammation and was getting mixed information elsewhere. But with dr Panayi and his wonderful and attentive assistant I now feel million times better and I trust I can count on him in the future. Book your appointment today!
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    Overall
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Pelvic organ prolapse
    Made you feel at ease on arrival. Happy to answer questions and provide information which was reassuring. Very happy with service received.
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    Overall
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (4/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Painful bladder syndrome
    I have seen Mr Panayi several times over the past 18 months for a bladder condition. It was such a relief to find a specialist who was knowledgeable and reassuring. He took plenty of time listening to my symptoms and booked me for a cystoscopy to confirm his diagnosis. His calm, sympathetic approach really put me at my ease and allowed me to see a path to recovery. He also referred me to a women's health physio to help with related pelvic floor issues. I highly recommend Mr Panayi and can't thank him enough for seeing me through a very challenging time.
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    Overall
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Urinary tract infections (UTI)
    Very professional easy to talk to Clear explanations- no jargon Great doctor
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    Overall
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Vaginal reconstruction
    Excellent experience with Mr Panayi. Would recommend.
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    Overall
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Pelvic organ prolapse
    Mr Panayi was calm and professional and that really helped set me at ease particularly having to discuss something I felt was embarrassing. He explained the options clearly and I was able to make an informed decision. I have just had my six week check up after surgery and am very pleased - I feel like I have my body back again!
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    Overall
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Painful Bladder Syndrome
    Dr Panayi was so great! He was patient and calming while he listened to my rambling explanation of various symptoms, and made me feel incredibly comfortable. He described my condition clearly and gave me a number of potential treatment options. I finally feel like I understand what I am dealing with and the nature of the condition, and trust him to help me through my treatment. I am so glad I made an appointment with him, and I would 100% recommend!
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    Overall
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Prolapse treatment
    Mr Panayi is very easy to discuss things with and an excellent communicator.
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    Overall
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    I immediately felt comfortable with Mr Panayi, as he has a calm, friendly and caring manner. He clearly explained the treatment options, pros and cons of each, the risks and recovery. All my concerns and questions were answered fully and and without rushing. In addition, he and Amy (private secretary) went to great lengths to arrange the surgery to fit in with my needs; a mean feat against the background of Covid-19. I feel confident that we shall achieve the best possible outcome.
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    Overall
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    telephone consultation
    I spoke to Mr Panayi recently with some questions/ concerns about a planned procedure. Mr Panayi listened to my concerns and was very patient in providing explanations and answers to my questions. He was very good at putting me at ease and allaying my anxieties - really reassuring.
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    Overall
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    chronic utis Endometriosis
    He is very reassuring and explains all your options, allowing you to have more of a say in what treatment you want to try. His secretary is also very responsive to emails and will try to fit you in for last minute appointments if needed. I am hopefully I can get back to normal with some more time. I decided to see him (for a 2nd opinion) based on good reviews I had read of other peoples experiences and would not hesitate to recommend him to anyone with urological/gynaecological issues.
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    Overall
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Urinary tract infections (UTI)
    Although I see Mr Panyai privately this is the first time I had a telephone consultation due the present problem.The appoinment was made on short notice due to the urgency & I was given a urgent appoinment & Mr Panayi phoned us on time listened to all by problems & explained to me clearly & took his time to explain everything & his secretary Amy hand delivered the prescription due the postal delays.Well done Amy.
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    Overall
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Amazing & could not fault anything. Appreciate everything.
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    Overall
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Mr Demetri Panayi, was friendly whilst utterly professional. He has a very easy going manner which set me at ease for what was a very sensitive procedure. Explanations were clear and good advice given. My treatment was first rate as was my overall experience.
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    Overall
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Overactive Bladder
    Mr Panayi was very welcoming and good at putting me at ease. He was extremely knowledgeable and listened intently to my questions and answers. I feel confident he will be able to help me and am looking forward to getting my life back to normal with his help. Thank you so much, you have given me hope that I can improve my condition.
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    Overall
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Pelvic organ prolapse
    Can't fault it. The care I received was fantastic .
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    Overall
    (4/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (4/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Urinary Incontinence
    Mr Panayi has a way of making you feel at ease and was very informative; no stone was left untouched, so to speak.
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    Overall
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (4/5)
    Mr Panayi always took the time to explain everything to me clearly and was very patient with me throughout my entire dealings with him which has been over a long period.
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    Overall
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Pelvic organ prolapse
    Very reassuring to see consultant before and post procedure. Reiterated that if I had any concerns it would be no trouble for him to see me etc. Had a really helpful secretary who was well informed and extremely helpful. Still in recovery so let’s see how successful the surgery was .
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