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Areas of Expertise
Ms Gould performs a range of procedures, including:
- Gynaecological ultrasound
- Cervical screening
Some of the conditions she commonly treats are:
- Benign gynaecology
- Early pregnancy issues
- Abnormal smears
- Menstrual issues
Ms Gould was an Imperial College medical student and re-joined St Mary’s Hospital (now part of Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust – ICHT ) in 2002 as a Consultant to lead and develop the Emergency Gynaecology service. As part of her training she was as a Clinical Research Fellow at The Early pregnancy, Gynaecology Ultrasound and Minimal Access Surgery unit at St. George’s Hospital, London. This role allowed extensive experience in Gynaecological ultrasound scanning which supports her practice.
She is BSCCP accredited Colposcopist. She is a trainer for the ATSM in Acute gynaecology for senior trainees and has trained several nurses to independent competence level in acute gynaecology.
Ms Gould is a Consultant Gynaecologist with more than 20 years’ experience in the field. Since 2011 she has been the Clinical Director for Gynaecology & Reproductive Medicine at ICHT and over the last 9 years she has worked to develop the largest gynaecology and reproductive Medicine service in London, recruiting over 15 consultants leading development in their areas of expertise.
Despite her role at OneWelbeck she continues as full time NHS consultants delivering Consultant led emergency gynaecology, colposcopy, general gynaecology and gynaecological surgery.
Ms Gould has achieved multiple publications in peer-reviewed journals.
Abdallah Y, Daemen A, Guha S, Syed S, Naji O, Pexsteres A, Kirk E, Stalder C, Gould DA, Ahmed A, Bottomly C. Timmerman D, Bourne T. Limitations of using gestational sac and embryonic growth as criteria to define miscarriage: a prospective observational multicenter study. Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol (2011). Nov;38(5):497-502.
Bourne T, Barnhart K, Benson CB, Brosens J, Van Calster B, Condous G, Coomerasamy A, Doubilet PM, Goldstein SR, Gould DA, Kirk E, Mol BW, Raine-Fenning N, Stalder C & Timmerman D. NICE guidance on ectopic pregnancy and miscarriage restricts access and choice and may be clinically unsafe. (2013) BMJ 2013;346:January
Preisler J1, Kopeika J2, Ismail L3, Vathanan V4, Farren J1, Abdallah Y1, Battacharjee P5, Van Holsbeke C6, Bottomley C4, Gould D7, Johnson S8, Stalder C1, Van Calster B9, Hamilton J2, Timmerman D10, Bourne T11. Defining safe criteria to diagnose miscarriage: prospective observational multicentre study. BMJ 2015;3357:September
Ayim F, Tapp S, Guha S, Ameye L, Al-Memar M, Sayasneh A, Bottomley C, Gould D, Stalder C, Timmerman D, Bourne T. Can risk factors, Clinical history and symptoms be used to predict the risk of ectopic pregnancy in women attending an early pregnancy assessment unit. Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol. 2016 Nov;48(5):656-662. doi: 10.1002/uog.16007.
Shabnam Bobdiwala1, Christopher Kyriacou1, Evangelia Christodoulou2, Jessica Farren3, Nicola Mitchell-Jones4, Maya Al-Memar1, Francis Ayim5, Baljinder Chohan6, Emma Kirk7, Osama Abughazza8, Bramara Guruwadahyarhalli4, Sharmistha Guha4, Veluppillai Vathanan6, Debbie Gould3, Catriona Stalder1, Dirk Timmerman2,9, Ben Van Calster2, Tom Bourne1,2,9 Evaluating cut-off values for progesterone, single BhCG and BhCG ratio to exclude pregnancy viability in women with a pregnancy of unknown location (PUL) International Committee of Medical Journal Editors – accepted 2020.
E Christodoulou, S Bobdiwala, C Kyriacou, J Farren, N Mitchell-Jones, F Ayim, B Chohan, O Abughazza, B Guruwadahyarhalli, M Al-Memar, S Guha, V Vathanan, D Gould, C Stalder, L Wynants, D Timmerman, T Bourne, B Van Calstera. External validation of models to predict the outcome of pregnancies of unknown location: a multicentre cohort study. BJOG August 2020
Getting to know Ms Gould
As an experienced Gynecologist I believe in providing fast effective healthcare women centered care focusing on rapid diagnosis and optimizing self-care and management.
Why did you choose to become a part of OneWelbeck
I choose OneWelbeck because it allowed me to practice in a state of the art environment working with colleagues who I respect as experts in their field to provide rapid assessment with easy access to cross referral in one location
What are the moments which stand out most in your career so far?
Becoming a member of the RCOG; achieving a Consultant’s post; developing a management profile as Clinical Director in gynaecology and reproductive medicine.
What keeps you busy in your personal life?
My two wild huskies