Profile Dr George Michailidis
Dr George Michailidis is a Fetal & Maternal Medicine Consultant certified by the Royal College of Obstetricians & Gynaecologists (RCOG). He specializes in prenatal diagnosis and counselling, applications of 3D & 4D ultrasound and the antenatal care of High Risk pregnancies.
Dr George Michailidis completed his basic training in Greece and graduated with Honours from Thessaloniki University (Aristoteleio) Medical School in 1992. After serving in the Greek Army (National military service) he continued his studies in the UK. As a Research Fellow at the Royal Free Hospital in London (1998-2000) he published a number of papers in international peer reviewed journals on 3D ultrasound in Obstetrics and first trimester screening. In 2002, he obtained the Diploma in Advanced Obstetric Ultrasound, and in 2004 completed his MRCOG.
In 2007 Dr Michailidis was awarded the title of Fetal & Maternal Medicine Sub-Specialist / Consultant Obstetrician & Gynaecologist by the RCOG. The American equivalent is the subspecialty of Perinatology. The subspecialty was created from the need to develop highly trained physicians (with extra skills in Obstetric Ultrasound invasive procedures and counselling) who would be able to manage complicated high risk pregnancies.
From 2007-2009 Dr Michailidis worked as a Senior Lecturer/Consultant in Fetal & Maternal Medicine at the University of Southampton a tertiary referral centre in South England. From 2009 – 2011, he has been the head of the Fetal & Maternal Medicine Unit at the American Hospital Dubai and till 2013 was the Director of Fetal Medicine services at N9ne Medical Institute.
Dr George Michailidis is well known for his excellent interpersonal skills and counselling manners that help parents at challenging times of the pregnancy. Dr George specialises in the best management of High risk pregnancies (twin pregnancies, mothers with diabetes etc) prenatal screening (first trimester /anomaly/3D-4D ultrasound scanning), prenatal diagnosis (CVS, amniocentesis) and counselling. With his combined Fetal & Maternal Medicine skills and extensive obstetric experience, he provides the comprehensive care needed for mothers with High Risk pregnancies.
Publications Dr George Michailidis;
- First trimester nuchal translucency: effective routine screening for Down’s syndrome. Thilaganathan B, Sairam S, Michailidis Dr George D, Wathen NC. Br.J.Radiol. 1999:72:946-8.
- DVT and pregnancy. (Review) Eftymiadis I, Michailidis Dr George D. Published at “Μαιευτική & Γυναικολογία” July 1997(Greek Journal of Obstetrics & Gynaecology).
- Placental size and growth in early pregnancy: does it affect birthweight? Michailidis Dr George, Papageorgiou P, Economides DL. Abstract published in the Journal of Physiology.
- The influence of maternal hematocrit on placental size and growth from the first to mid-second trimesters of pregnancy. Michailidis Dr George, Mamopoulos A, Economides DL. Abstract published in the Journal of Physiology.
- Nuchal translucency measurement and pregnancy outcome in karyotypically normal fetuses. Michailidis Dr George D, Economides DL. Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol 2001: 17(2):102-105.
- Retrospective prenatal diagnosis of scimitar syndrome aided by three- dimensional power Doppler imaging. Michailidis Dr George D, Simpson JM, Tulloh RM, Economides DL. Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol 2001: 17(5):449-452.
- The use of nuchal translucency measurement and second trimester biochemical markers in screening for Down’s syndrome. Michailidis Dr George D, Spencer K, Economides DL. BJOG 2001: 108(10):1047-1052.
- Detailed three-dimensional fetal echocardiography facilitated by an internet link. Michailidis Dr George D, Simpson JM, Karidas C, Economides DL. Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol 2001: 18(4):325-328.
- The role of three-dimensional ultrasound in obstetricsMichailidis GD, Economides DL, Schild RL Current Opinion in Obstetrics and Gynecology 2001:13:207-214
- The role of ultrasound in the expectant management of early pregnancy loss. Sairam S, Khare M, Michailidis Dr George, Thilaganathan B. Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol 2001: 17(6):506- 509.
- Biochemical screening for Down’s syndrome in pregnancies following renal transplantation Karidas CN, Michailidis GD, Spencer K, Economides DL . Prenatal Diagnosis 2002: 22(3):226-230
- Assessment of fetal anatomy in the first trimester using two and three-dimensional ultrasound. Michailidis Dr George D, Papageorgiou P, Economides DL British Journal of Radiology 2002: 75(891):215-219.
- The use of 3D ultrasound to determine the fetal gender in the first trimester Michailidis Dr George D, Papageorgiou P, Economides DL Br.J.Radiol. 76.907 (2003): 448-51
- The influence of maternal hematocrit on placental size and growth from the first to mid-second trimesters of pregnancy. Michailidis Dr George D, Mamopoulos A, Economides DL. Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol 2002: 20(4);351-355
- Determination of chorionicity by three-dimensional (3D) ultrasonography in a quadruplet pregnancy P G Benardis,C P Katsetos, Dr George D Michailidis, A Govind,D L Economides Acta Obstet.Gynecol.Scand. 83.4 (2004): 404-05.
- The perinatal management of gastroschisis. Drewett M, Michailidis GD, Burge D. Early Hum.Dev. 2006:82(5):305-12
- In-utero pericardiocentesis to treat fetal hydrops caused by X-linked chronic granulomatous disease. Michailidis GD, Hourihane JO, Sievers R, O’Donnell AI, Howe DT.Ultrasound Obstet.Gynecol. 2006:28(1):117-9.
- Intraperitoneal transfusion in severe, early-onset Rh isoimmunization Howe DT, Michailidis Dr George D. Obstet Gynecol 2007: 110(4):880-884