Miss Désirée Kolomainen
Consultant Gynaecologist and Gynaecological Oncologist
Main NHS base:
Southend University Hospital
Gynaecological cancer, laparoscopic surgery,colposcopy, abnormal smears, abnormal bleeding, ovarian cysts, vulval disease, menopause and well-woman health checks.
Training & background:
Miss Désirée Kolomainen graduated from King’s College School of Medicine, London, and has dual accreditation from the RCOG as an obstetrician & gynaecologist and as a specialist in gynaecological oncology. Following completion of training in obstetrics and gynaecology in the North East Thames, she undertook a fellowship at St George’s Hospital, and then completed subspecialty training in gynaecological cancer at The Royal Marsden Hospital. Miss Désirée Kolomainen has certification from the RCOG in colposcopy, laparoscopy, and gynaecological ultrasound.
Within her NHS post Miss Désirée Kolomainen specialises in the early detection and treatment of gynaecological cancer: endometrial, cervical, ovarian, vulval and vaginal. She has the expertise in the management of early stage to advanced stage cancer, and is qualified to perform both open and laparoscopic surgery. Miss Désirée Kolomainen also performs colposcopy in patients with abnormal smears, and offer treatment under local anaesthesia where appropriate.
Miss Désirée Kolomainen has presented at both national and international meetings on early stage ovarian cancer; the surgical management of bowel obstruction in ovarian cancer; and on surgery for recurrent ovarian cancer. She continues to teach at the Institute of Cancer Research
- Royal College of Obstetricians & Gynaecologists
- European Society of Gynaecological Oncologists
- British Gynaecological Cancer Society
- British Society of Colposcopy & Cervical Pathology
Please note these are regular clinics, other times may be available by appointment
M: Monthly sessions A: Consulting alternative weeks A/H: Ad Hoc
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