Dr. Efterpi Tingi graduated from the Pancyprian Lyceum in Larnaca with distinction and obtained her Medical Degree at the Medical School of Aristotle University of Thessaloniki. Thereafter, she moved to the United Kingdom to start her training. She initially worked at Harris Birthright Research Centre for Fetal Medicine at King’s College University Hospital in London, under the supervision of Professor Kypros Nicolaides. She continued her medical training with the completion of the two-year Foundation Programme in North West of England, which is a required before specialty training in the United Kingdom.
Dr. Tingi is one of the few Obstetricians-Gynecologists in Cyprus who has started and completed her specialty training in the United Kingdom. She completed seven years of specialty training in Obstetrics and Gynecology recognised by the General Medical Council (GMC) and obtained the Certificate of Completion of Training (CCT). Her specialty training was undertaken in approved training posts in University Hospitals within the North West of England, such as St Mary’s Hospital, Manchester (> 9500 births per year), Royal Bolton Hospital (> 7000 births per year) and Royal Preston Hospital (> 6000 births per year).
In 2016 she became a Member of the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (MRCOG). She was also trained in diagnostic and therapeutic colposcopy in both outpatient and theatre setting and she was awarded the BSCCP accreditation by the British Society of Colposcopy and Pathology (BSCCP). Furthermore, Dr Tingi was trained in obstetric and gynecological ultrasound and subsequently obtained the certification by RCOG in Early Pregnancy and Gynaecology.
During her last year of specialty training she specialised in high risk pregnancies (Advanced Labour Ward Practice – RCOG), Gynecological Oncology (Oncology – RCOG), in colposcopic examination and treatment of cervical pathology as well as treatment of vulval skin conditions, which are among her special interests. In 2020, following the completion of her training, she worked as a Consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist in the North West of England for one year.
Dr. Tingi has been involved in teaching and training of medical students at the University of Manchester and the University of Lancaster, as well as specialty trainee doctors in Obstetrics and Gynecology. She has completed a Postgraduate Certificate in Medical Education at the Edge Hill University. She has attended various courses and had many presentations in international and local conferences, as well as publications in peer-reviewed journals.
Finally, Dr Tingi returned to Cyprus in 2021 following 12 years of professional experience in the British National Health System (NHS). She works in her private practice in Limassol and she is affiliated with Ygia Polyclinic in Limassol. Dr Tingi aims to provide high quality medical services, by combining her wide-broad scientific training with state-of-the-art medical equipment.
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