Medical Qualifications

Ms Charlotte Chaliha qualified from the University of Cambridge in 1991. She undertook her training in general obstetrics and gynaecology in London and gained her Membership of the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists in 1999. She followed this with a subspecialty accreditation in Urogynaecology which she obtained in 2007 and then completed a higher fellowship in Uro-neurology at the National Hospital of Neurology and Neurosurgery. Ms Chaliha has a strong research interest and obtained an Medical Doctorate in 2000 for her thesis entitled “Faecal and urinary incontinence related to childbirth.” Her particular area of interest is in pelvic floor problems related to delivery. Ms Chaliha has written 2 books, contributed to over 10 gynaecology textbooks and has over 30 peer-reviewed publications.

She is an active member of the British Society of Urogynaecology and has given lectures at both international and national meetings on a wide number of topics in Urogynaecology.

Medical Experience

Ms Chaliha is a Consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist with a specialist interest in Urogynaecology. Her NHS practice is based at The Royal London and St Bartholomew's hospitals where she is the Lead Clinician for Urogynaecology and runs a tertiary unit. Alongside treating women with bladder and pelvic floor problems, she runs a post-partum pelvic floor clinic for women with pelvic floor problems related to childbirth such as perineal pain, urinary and faecal incontinence. She also works alongside her general surgical colleagues for management of patients with combined urinary and bowel disorders. Ms Chaliha runs a busy obstetric and gynaecology service and manages general gynaecology patients as well as low and high risk pregnancies.

Ms Chalia has a particular clinical interest in urinary tract disorders including incontinence, faecal incontinence, prolapse and bladder pain.