Miss Karolina Afors works as a Consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist at The Whittington Hospital and The Portland in London specialising in minimal access surgery and its application in benign disease. She has completed a 2 year clinical fellowship in advanced minimal access surgery at Kings College Hospital. In addition, she worked as a clinical research fellow at IRCAD, an internationally recognised endoscopic centre in Strasbourg France.
In 2015 she was nominated as co-chair to the Young Endoscopist Platform (YEP) and has been extensively involved in organising training events at both the British and European Society of Gynaecological Endoscopists scientific meetings. She also serves on the BSGE committee for laparoscopic training.
She has presented both nationally and internationally on numerous occasions and has published over 20 peer-reviewed publications in scientific journals. She has received both national and international prizes at scientific meetings for her contribution and work in minimally invasive gynaecological surgery.
She continues to participate as part of the faculty on the Royal College of Obstetrician and Gynaecologists Laparoscopic ATSM courses and the Advanced Gynaecological Courses in IRCAD, Strasbourg. She also serves as head instructor for the European Academy of Gynaecological Surgery and was recently elected as senior committee member to the British Society for Gynaecological Endoscopy (BSGE).
She has an avid interest in endometriosis, pelvic pain and minimally invasive surgical solutions to gynaecological conditions and continues to publish extensively within this field. She believes in patient centered care with a holistic approach to complement both medical and surgical treatments.
Special interests: Endometriosis, Pelvic pain, Heavy painful periods, Ovarian cysts, Early pregnancy care, Fibroids, Laparoscopic surgery, Hysteroscopic surgery, Pelvic Ultrasound