Dr Spyros Bakalis
MBBS, BSc, MD, MRCOG
Specialises in fetal medicine such as growth complications, brain anomalies and placental abnormalities.
Dr Bakalis is a consultant obstetrician and sub-specialist in maternal and fetal medicine at Guy’s and St Thomas’ hospitals.
He completed his undergraduate training at Guy’s, King’s and St Thomas’ Medical School, whilst concurrently obtaining a scholarship to complete a degree in clinical genetics at St George’s Hospital. He completed his general postgraduate training in London and the West Midlands. During this time, he developed his management of both low-risk and high-risk pregnancies, taking a great interest in balancing women’s choices with safety.
Following this, he undertook his research at the Harris Birthright Research Centre for Fetal Medicine, King’s College London, where he published widely in the prediction of small-for-gestational-age babies and was awarded an MD for his work. He was subsequently accredited by the RCOG with his subspecialty in maternal and fetal medicine following his training at University College Hospital London. During this period, he undertook training in all aspects of fetal and maternal medicine.
He now serves as college tutor and manages the maternal cardiac clinic along with high risk fetal medicine cases.
Dr Spyros Bakalis aims to deliver high-quality, personalised maternity care throughout the entire pregnancy journey, whilst aspiring to maintain the highest safety standards for both mother and baby. He works hard to support women’s choices in pregnancy and childbirth and provides a bespoke birth and pregnancy care package.
- Fetuses with growth complications.
- Brain anomalies.
- Placental abnormalities.
- Pregnancy ultrasound and fetal scans.
- Maternity care.
- Birth and labour.
Special/ research interests
He carries out a wide range of diagnostic and therapeutic services for a variety of fetal medicine cases, maintaining a special interest in fetuses with growth complications, brain anomalies and placental abnormalities. His research is carried out at King’s College London and has published extensively in reputed international journals.
Membership of professional bodies
- Royal College of Obstetrician and Gynaecologists.
- British Maternal Fetal Medicine Society.
St Thomas’ Hospital