Miss Asma Khalil

Introduction

Asma Khalil is a Professor of Obstetrics at St George’s Hospital, University of London. She is a subspecialist in Maternal and Fetal Medicine. She gained her MD at the University of London in 2009 and also has a Masters degree in Epidemiology from the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine as well an MRC scholarship. Asma is the Lead for the Multiple Pregnancy service at St George’s Hospital.

Asma has published more than 300 peer reviewed papers, and many published review articles and chapters. She has been awarded many research prizes, both at national and international meetings. Her research interests include twin pregnancy, fetal growth restriction and hypertensive disorders in pregnancy.

Asma is passionate about innovation and the inventor of the HAMPTON, an award-winning digital innovation which enables pregnant women to monitor their blood pressure safely at home. She is also a National Innovation Accelerator (NIA) Fellow.

Asma is committed to the implementation of clinical guidelines in practice and believes that they could reduce inequalities in care across the NHS. She had a three year Fellowship with NICE and has been a member of the NICE Clinical Standards and Expert Advisor to the NICE Centre for Clinical guidelines.

Asma is also an Editor for the Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynecology Journal and she works closely with the Twins Trust Charity and together they have set up the world-first Twins Trust Centre for Research and Clinical Excellence at St George’s Hospital.

Services

Prenatal care, ultrasound in pregnancy, Fetal Medicine, multiple (twin) pregnancy, prenatal screening, prenatal diagnosis, chorionic villus sampling, amniocentesis, obstetric ultrasound, Doppler assessment, fetal growth restriction, pre-eclampsia (hypertension in pregnancy), fetal therapy, laser treatment of twin-twin transfusion syndrome

Special Interests

Fetal Medicine
High-Risk Obstetrics
Caesarean Section
Pregnancy Scanning
Twins and Multiple Pregnancy
Testing for Down’s Syndrome
Fetal Abnormalities

Qualifications

Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery – MB BCH 2002
Medicinae Doctor – MD 2009
Member of the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists – MRCOG
Master of Science – MSc(Epi)
Diploma of the Faculty of Sexual and Reproductive Healthcare (DFSRH)
Diplopma Genito-urinary Medicine (Dip GUM)

Professional Memberships

General Medical Council (No. 6093185)
Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG)
British Maternal and Fetal Medicine Society (BMFMS)
NICE Fellow
Royal Society of Medicine (RSM)
International Society for Prenatal Diagnosis and Therapy (ISPD)
International Society of Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynaecology (ISUOG) Ambassador
International Society for the Study of Hypertension in Pregnancy (ISSHP)
Society of Gynaecologic Investigation (SGI)
Honorary Membership of the Italian Ultrasound Society in Obstetrics and Gynaecology

Committee work

National Clinical Reference Groups (CRG) for Complex Obstetrics
South West London Maternity Network
NICE Clinical Guidelines Update Committee
RCOG Scientific Advisory Committee
NICE Quality Standards
Editorial Board of Biomedical Central Pregnancy and Childbirth
Maternal and Fetal Medicine National Clinical Study Group

Mentorship

MSc in prenatal genetics and fetal medicine, University College London (UCL) 2010-2011
Medical students projects at UCL 2011: Institute for Women’s Health (IFWH) meeting 2012 “medical student best abstract prize”
Medical students projects at St George’s, University of London 2012-: “medical student best surgical case prize”
Best platform poster at the British Maternal Fetal Medicine Society meeting April 2015
Best oral presentation at the International meeting on maternal haemodynamics in Hasselt, Belgium 2014