Mrs Monika Vij

Mrs Monika Vij HMT Sancta Maria Hospital Consultant
Mrs Monika Vij is an NHS consultant who also works at Sancta Maria Hospital. She is a consultant sub-specialist Urogynaecologist.

Specialites

Urogynaecology (prolapse, incontinence), management of recurrent urinary tract infection, management of post pregnancy pelvic floor problems, general gynaecology, mesh related complications, pelvic pain.

Qualifications

MBBS,MS,DFFP,MRCOG

About

Mrs Vij received her qualification in India and obtained postgraduate training with a Masters, in Obstetrics and Gynaecology before moving to the UK. She has undergone structured postgraduate training in Obstetrics and Gynaecology in the UK as well.

She has completed extensive training in general Gynaecology, as well as advanced (sub-specialisation) in Urogynaecology in London, Bristol and Plymouth for managing complex prolapses and urinary incontinence.
Mrs Vij is the only accredited sub-specialist in Urogynaecology in Wales and she performs a wide range of gynaecological surgeries for prolapse and incontinence including all non- mesh procedures. She is also the deputy sub-speciality trainer of the sub-speciality training programme in urogynaecology in Wales.

She believes in a multi-disciplinary approach for the management of complex pelvic floor problems and actively involves specialist pelvic floor physiotherapists and continence nurses in the management of these conditions.

Mrs Vij also works as part of the multidisciplinary mesh complications clinic at Singleton Hospital, Swansea.

In addition to the management of prolapse, incontinence and recurrent urinary tract infection, she provides care related to general gynaecological problems including menorrhagia and pelvic pain.

In addition to her clinical training, she has completed a clinical research fellowship at Kings College, London. Her current research interest involves central sensitisation and the role of central sensitivity syndrome in pelvic organ prolapse and she is currently undertaking MD at Plymouth University.

She has published many scientific papers, written a book chapter and presented her research at both national and international conferences. She is also on the research committee of the British Society of Urogynaecologists.

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