Imperial College London

Dr Alex Digesu

Faculty of MedicineDepartment of Metabolism, Digestion and Reproduction

Honorary Clinical Senior Lecturer



+44 (0)20 3312 1752a.digesu CV




Urogynaecology DepartmentCambridge WingSt Mary's Campus





  • Best presentation European Association of Urology, Stockholm, Sweden, European Association of Urology, 2009
  • One of the most important articles published in Medicine based on the recommendations of a Faculty of over 2000 peer-nominated leading researchers and clinicians (, Faculty of 1000 Medicine, 2009
  • European project on obstetrics haemorrhage reduction: attitudes, trial, and early warning system., Grant founded by European Community (reference number QLG4-CT-2001-01352 / D.R. 8805 / 09.09.2003), 2006
  • Best presentation European Association of Urology, Istanbul, Turkey, European Association of Urology, Istanbul, Turkey, 2005
  • Runner-up prize for Registrars prize meeting, London, UK, Royal Society of Medicine, London, UK, 2000

External Positions

  • Member, Committee on Classification of the FIGO Task Force, FIGO, 2010
  • Member, Pubication Committee, International Urogynecology Association (IUGA), 2009

Membership of Professional Bodies

  • Member, International Consultation of Incontinence - Research Society (ICI-RS), 2010
  • Member, FIGO Task Force on Pelvic Floor Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery, 2010
  • Member, Specialist Register of General Medical Council, General Medical Council (GMC), 2010
  • Member, Swiss Medical Association (FMH), Swiss Medical Association (FMH), 2009
  • Member, The International Continence Society, Member, The International Continence Society, 1999
  • Member, The International Urogynecology Association, The International Urogynecology Association, 1999
  • Member, Ordine dei Medici e Chirurghi, Ordine dei Medici e Chirurghi, 1998

Links with Other Academic Bodies

  • Visiting Assistant Professor, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Medicine and Dentistry, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, New Jersey, USA., 2009


  • Senior Clinical Research Fellow, Urogynaecology Department, Urogynaecology Department, St. Mary’s Hospital, Imperial College, London, UK (Mr Vik Khullar), 2007
  • Post doctorate (PhD) in Oncological, Gynaecological and Geriatric Surgery, University College Bari, Italy, 2004 - 2005
  • Clinical Research Fellow, Urogynaecology, Urogynaecology Department, Imperial College School of Medicine, St. Mary’s Hospital, London, UK (Mr. Vik Khullar)., 2000 - 2001
  • Clinical Research Fellow, Urogynaecology, Department of Urogynaecology, King’s College Hospital, London, UK (Prof. L. Cardozo)., 1999 - 2000
  • Honorary Research Fellow, Department of Anatomy & Developmental Biology., Department of Anatomy & Developmental Biology, University College of London, London, UK (Prof. G. Gabella)., 1999 - 1999

Editorial Boards

  • Member, International Urogynaecology and Pelvic Floor Dysfunction Journal, Member, 2009