Dr Fred Ushakov

Doctor of Medicine (M.D.), Medicine, with Honors Obstetrics & Gynaecology

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Dr Fred Ushakov

About

Dr Fred Ushakov is Founder and Managing Director of London Pregnancy Clinic (former City Ultrasound). He has more than 35 years’ medical professional experience and was working in obstetrics and gynaecology, fetal medicine and ultrasound. In UK Fred is working in Fetal Medicine and specialising in Fetal Anomalies.

He also works part-time at the UCLH Fetal Medicine Unit, having gained recognition as the most skilled ultrasound operator.

Dr Ushakov is also founder of the London School of Ultrasound, where he has lectured doctors and sonographers from more than 100 countries. He founded the Early Fetal Scan Conference, a scientific event that seeks to raise awareness among professionals to recognise and manage different fetal abnormalities at earliest stages of gestation.

Furthermore, Dr Ushakov has been working as an Ambassador of the International Society of Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynaecology (ISUOG) in 2014-2020.

He has a particular interest in the training and support of doctors in other countries to help them to protect and preserve the health of mothers and unborn babies. 

Medical Qualifications/Specialisations

Medical Degree: 1st Leningrad Medical Institute, Leningrad, former USSR, 1987

Specialisation in Obstetrics, Gynaecology and Ultrasound: Ott Institute of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Leningrad, former USSR, 1989

Specialisation in Obstetrics, Gynaecology and Ultrasound: Hadassah Medical Centre, Jerusalem University, Jerusalem, Israel, 2002

Specialist in Fetal Medicine: UCLH/UCL, London, UK, from 2010

Expertise in Fetal Medicine and Obstetrical Ultrasound
  • Early Pregnancy Scans
  • Ultrasound Scans before NIPT 
  • First Trimester Anomaly Scans (from 10 weeks)
  • Assessment of Fetuses with an Increased Nuchal Translucency (NT)
  • Assessment of Fetuses with an Cystic Hygroma or/and Early Fetal Hydrops
  • First Trimester Fetal Echocardiography (Early Echo)
  • Fetal Echocardiography (heart anomalies)
  • First Trimester Fetal Neurosonography 
  • Fetal Neurosonography (brain anomalies)
  • Evaluation of Fetuses with Spina Bifida
  • Examination of Fetuses with Anomalies
  • Evaluation of Fetuses with Down’s Syndrome and other Chromosomal Syndromes
  • Evaluation of the Fetuses with Skeletal Diseases (Skeletal Dysplasias)
  • Maternal Dopplers (uterine arteries)
  • Fetal Dopplers (umbilical artery, middle cerebral artery, ductus venosus)
  • Cervical Scans
  • Transvaginal (internal) Ultrasound
  • 3D & 4D Scans
  • Non-invasive Prenatal Testing (NIPT)
Training of Doctors and Sonographers

Dr Fred Ushakov is International Lecturer in Ultrasound and Fetal Medicine

  • Founder and Director of London School of Ultrasound (fetalechocardiography.com)
  • Organiser and Director of Early Fetal Scan Conference (efscan.com)
  • Educational Lead for Fetal Ultrasound Anomalies module for UCL MSc in Obstetric Ultrasound and Fetal Medicine
  • Invited Lecturer for more than 100 professional congresses, conferences and courses around the World: Australia, Belgium, Egypt, India, Italy, Poland, Portugal, Peru, Romania, Russia, Spain, Sweden, Ukraine, US and many other countries.
Special Professional Interests
  • 10 Weeks Anomaly Scan and NIPT
  • Increased Nuchal Translucency (NT)
  • Cystic Hygroma
  • Early Fetal Hydrops
  • Early Fetal (anomaly) Scan (12-16 weeks)
  • Fetal Echocardiography (heart defects)
  • Fetal Neurosonography (brain disorders)
  • Down’s Syndrome Screening and Expert Scan for the Fetuses diagnosed with Trisomy 21 (T21)
  • Rare Congenital Anomalies
  • Rare Genetic Syndromes
  • Early Embryonic and Fetal Development
  • Spina Bifida
  • Skeletal Dysplasias
  • Vasa Praevia (vasa previa)
  • Anomalies occurring at later stage of pregnancy (ventriculomegaly and other)

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London Pregnancy Clinic
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Location

36 Spital Square

London E1 6DY
United Kingdom

Office Hours

Monday – Friday
9am-9pm

Saturday
10am-4pm

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Public Transport

Tube:
Elizabeth, Central, Circle, Hammersmith & City and Metropolitan lines to Liverpool Street or Northern line to Moorgate.

Overground at Shoreditch High Street. All stations within 5-10 minutes' walk.

Parking

We are within the Congestion Charge Zone (just!) with a few pay-and-display parking spaces in front of the building. 

Parking available in Shoreditch which is just outside the Congestion Charge Zone.

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