Miss Asma Khalil

Introduction

Asma Khalil (MBBCh, MD, MRCOG, MSc(Epi), DFSRH, Dip(GUM)) is a Consultant Obstetrician at St George’s Hospital and Honorary Senior Lecturer at St George’s Medical School, University of London. She is a subspecialist in Maternal and Fetal Medicine, specialising in scanning women and babies with complications in pregnancy. She is the lead for the Multiple Pregnancy service at St George’s Hospital, the referral unit for the South West London region, but also cares for women with low risk pregnancies.
Asma gained her MD at the University of London in 2009 following two years’ research into pre-eclampsia (high blood pressure in pregnancy). She also has a Masters degree in Epidemiology from the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine and an MRC scholarship.

Research

Asma gained her MD at the University of London in 2009 following two years’ research into pre-eclampsia (high blood pressure in pregnancy). She also has a Masters degree in Epidemiology from the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine and an MRC scholarship. She has published more than 45 peer reviewed research papers in medical journals, and many review articles and book chapters. She has been awarded many research prizes, at both national and international meetings.
Her research interests include hypertensive disease in pregnancy, multiple pregnancy, and other complications of pregnancy.

Current work

Asma is a representative member for fetal medicine at the national Clinical Reference Groups for specialised services. She has active collaborations with international societies, particularly in developing countries.
She is an active member of the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG), British Maternal and Fetal Medicine Society (BMFMS), International Society for Prenatal Diagnosis and Therapy (ISPD), International Society of Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynecology (ISUOG), International Society for the Study of Hypertension in Pregnancy (ISSHP) and Society of Reproductive Investigation (SRI). She works closely with the team in the Twins and Multiple Births Association (TAMBA).

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