Dr Panicos Shangaris is a highly skilled consultant in obstetrics and maternal and foetal medicine in London. With over 15 years of experience, Dr Shangaris' dedicated clinical expertise specialises in all aspects of fetal medicine, pregnancy, high-risk pregnancy, prenatal diagnosis, preconception counselling, birthing control, and medicolegal cases.
In addition to his roles within the NHS and academic sectors at King's College, Dr Shangaris provides an extensive range of private maternity care services. These services include in-person consultations as well as video e-consultations. His private offerings span comprehensive antenatal care, featuring additional tests such as non-invasive prenatal testing (NIPT), as well as a range of birthing options that include both private caesarean sections and normal vaginal deliveries.
Dr Shangaris graduated from the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland in 2005 and completed his foundation training in East Lancashire. He then pursued higher specialist training in London at renowned institutions such as University College London, the Royal Free London, Barnet, and North Middlesex Hospitals.
He obtained a Master's degree in foetal medicine and prenatal genetics at University College London (UCL) with distinction. Notably, he was awarded the prestigious Wellcome Trust SPARKS research training fellowship in 2011, which allowed him to undertake his PhD research at UCL. His research focuses on treating genetic blood disorders through foetal stem cell transplantation or gene therapy.
Dr Shangaris has received additional funding from esteemed organisations like the Academy of Medical Sciences, the National Institute for Health and Care Research, and the Fetal Medicine Foundation to further his clinical research endeavours. During his subspecialty training in maternal and fetal Medicine at St Thomas' and King's College Hospitals, he worked under the guidance of prominent experts in the field. He gained expertise in specialised clinics such as complex fetal medicine, fetal urology, gestational diabetes, hypertension in pregnancy, multiple pregnancy, fetal cardiology, genetics, and perinatal pathology.
Dr Shangaris holds the position of maternal and fetal medicine consultant at King's College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust and a Senior Clinical Lecturer at King's College London. He is also an academic co-lead for the BRC DTP PhD programme and supervises research projects for BSc, MSc, and PhD students.
With a commitment to collaborative research, Dr Shangaris actively contributes to maternal and fetal medicine clinical research, leading to numerous publications in peer-reviewed journals. He is part of the editorial team at the Reproductive Science Journal and holds the position of president of the Royal Society of Medicine, Maternity and Newborn Forum, further showcasing his leadership role in the field.