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Personal details
Name Dr Dimitrios Siassakos
Job title Consultant Senior Lecturer in Obstetrics
Department Bristol Medical School (PHS) University of Bristol
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Qualifications MBBS(Athens), MD (Res), MSc(Lond), MRCOG(RCOG), PGDiploma MedEduc (TLHP), DLSHTM (HSM)
Professional details
Membership of professional bodies GMC, RCOG
Keywords obstetrics & gynaecology
medical education research
health economics
health systems management
medical emergencies
teamwork, leadership
mixed-methods research
quality improvement and safety
Areas of expertise Dimitrios directs two training courses and regularly coordinates workshops. He has conducted many research projects, and has won several awards as leader of multiprofessional teams. He has authored several original papers, reviews, national guidelines (RCOG), book chapters, and is currently preparing a Cochrane review. He is a peer reviewer for the Cochrane Pregnancy and Childbirth Group, NIHR, Wellbeing of Women, RCOG, IHI and several journals and publishing groups. He has served as a member of the RCOG Consent Group, and has recently been jointly commissioned to develop an operative delivery training course by the RCOG.

Dimitrios is interested in high-risk pregnancy, starting from early pregnancy (recurrent miscarriage, 2nd trimester complications) and continuing into antenatal care (maternal medicine), labour (advanced labour care, obstetric emergencies) and beyond (psychological care, medicolegal issues, medical education, team simulation, interprofessional training).
Languages (other than English)
Greek spoken    written
Media experience Organised and Chaired BJOG (Journal) Podcast
Was interviewed by media, inc. BBC, after NICE award