Dr Christos Ioannou is a Consultant in Obstetrics and Fetal Medicine at the Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust and Honorary Senior Lecturer at the University of Oxford. He trained in Obstetrics and Gynaecology at the Oxford region between 2004 and 2014 and he obtained a subspecialist accreditation in Maternal and Fetal Medicine in 2014.
Dr Ioannou was admitted as a member at the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists in 2008 having achieved the highest examination score and was awarded the RCOG Prize Medal. In 2013 he completed his doctoral thesis and was awarded a DPhil at the University of Oxford for his research in fetal growth and maternal vitamin D insufficiency. He has authored several peer reviewed publications and book chapters in the fields of prenatal and 3D ultrasound, fetal growth and skeletal development. He has received distinctions for scientific presentations in national and international meetings.
He is a member of the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists, the International Society of Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynaecology and the British Maternal Fetal Medicine Society.
Dr Ioannou has extensive experience in prenatal ultrasound for singleton and multiple pregnancies. He specialises in the diagnosis and management of prenatal conditions affecting the baby’s growth and development. He regularly undertakes prenatal invasive procedures including amniocenteses, chorionic villus sampling (CVS) and therapeutic fetal interventions such as intrauterine transfusions and fetal shunts.