Obstetrics

Miss Karen Joash is passionate about delivering high quality care to all women. Our obstetrics practice concentrates on pregnancy, childbirth, and the postpartum period.

Ms Karen Joash’s notable qualities are empathy, communication and personal approach to her patients. Her aim is to help women achieve the type of delivery which is tailored to their wants and needs. With her holistic approach and knowledge of both low risk and high-risk conditions she is able to provide this for all women.

Her philosophy toward childbirth encourages your individuality. A philosophy we deploy in your care from as early as the first trimester of pregnancy, excelling in every stage of the birthing experience. She has extensive experience in all types of delivery from waterbirths, deliveries supported with an epidural to complicated Caesarean sections.

Our Obstetrics Services

  • Antenatal Care
  • High Risk Pregnancy Care
  • Psychotherapy
  • Osteopathy
  • Reflexology
  • Postnatal Care and Exercise support
  • Perineal Complications After Delivery
  • Pregnancy Scanning
  • Consultant Birth
  • Physiotherapy
  • Breastfeeding Support
  • Mental Strength and Exercise Classes.
  • Midwife & Home Midwifery Services

Her aim is to help women achieve the type of delivery which is tailored to their wants and needs.

Specialty & Clinical Interests

Dr Karen Joash is a passionate innovator, dedicated to providing and developing the best service for patients and helping mothers have the their desired birth experience. She has outstanding clinical leadership skills with a track record in leading change and progression.

  • Team player and leader in enhancing systems.
  • Experienced in running High Risk Labour Ward, Obstetrics and Maternal Medicine service.
  • In depth knowledge of the perinatal psychiatric pathway and management of patients. Obstetric guidelines lead with involvement in CNST.
  • Major Gynaecological operating skills.
  • Skilled in ambulatory gynaecology including outpatient hysteroscopy, early pregnancy and emergency gynaecological scanning.
  • Educator and North West Thames Specialty Lead and Programme Director at Imperial Lead Provider, overseeing training in 7 hospitals.
  • Experience in Quality visits with Shared services (formerly known as the London deanery) to look at patient safety and quality of education

Professional Experience

  • More than 10 years of experience
  • Director of Medical Education at Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust (August 2015 – present)
  • Consultant in obstetrics and gynaecology at Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust (April 2014 – present)
  • Consultant in obstetrics and gynaecology at The Hillingdon Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (April 2011 – April 2014)

Education & Medical Training

  • The Open University Postgraduate certificate, Healthcare leadership, Merit (2014 – 2015)
  • Stanmore business college Leadership and management (2010 – 2010)
  • Imperial College London Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS), Medicine (1996 – 2001)
  • Brunel University Master of Science (MS), Medical biochemistry (1994 – 1995)
  • King’s College London, U. of London Bachelor of Science (BS), Biochemistry (1991 – 1994)

Personal Contact & Clinical Information

The Secretary

ObsGynae Healthcare UK, 8 Second Cross, Twickenham TW2 5RF, United Kingdom

+44 2032 911 981

drkarenjoash@gmail.com

+44 2032 911 981

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