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Miss Shahnaz Akbar

Obstetrics and gynaecology

 

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Specialises in

  • Gynaecology
  • Reproductive medicine
  • Sexual and reproductive healthcare

About me

Miss Akbar is a Consultant Gynaecologist, Obstetrician and Subspecialist in Reproductive Medicine / Assisted Conception.

Miss Akbar takes great pride in providing a focused and holistic care to her patients in a comfortable and professional environment. She aims to provide patient tailored treatments and care according to their needs and always involves patients in the decision making process whilst at the same time respecting their dignity.

Miss Akbar trained in London, in a number of London teaching hospitals, including Guys and St Thomas, St Georges, King’s College, Barts and the London Hospital. During her training she also attended the London South Bank University as a part-time student and completed a MSc in ultrasound scanning.

Miss Akbar started as a consultant in assisted conception / obstetrics and gynaecology at King’s College Hospital London and subsequently moved to the Luton and Dunstable Hospital, where she is now based.

Miss Akbar is very involved in teaching and training. She is a Royal College tutor and preceptor for the subfertility and reproductive endocrinology, advanced training module at Luton & Dunstable Hospital.
Miss Akbar is involved with research and her special interests are; PCOS, Fibroids, adolescent gynaecology, post reproductive health, menopause, early pregnancy, Endometriosis-Male and female infertility, Ultrasound scanning, laparoscopic surgeries,

Areas of interest

Reproductive medicine & Surgery; Male infertility; Fibroids; Myomectomy; Menstural disturbances; endometriosis,Heavy periods; PCOS; Miscarriages; Laparoscopic surgeries; Hysteroscopic surgeries;Hysterectomy. Ultrasound scan; Early pregnancy; IVF;IUI; Treat same sex couples; Counselling; Postmenopausal health; Adolescent gynaecology, Pelvic pain, Menopause/Perimenopause

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Procedures completed

  • Q1800

    Hysteroscopy (including biopsy, dilatation, +/- cauterisation, curettage and resection of polyp(s) +/- Mirena coil insertion) - (5-50)

    Spire Harpenden Hospital (5-50)

  • Q3800

    Laparoscopy and therapeutic procedures (including laser, diathermy and destruction e.g. endometriosis, adhesiolysis, tubal and ovarian surgery, +/-ureterolysis) - (1-5)

    Spire Harpenden Hospital (1-5)

  • Q1010

    Dilation of cervix uteri and curettage of retained products of conception following miscarriage - (1-5)

    Spire Harpenden Hospital (1-5)

  • P1800

    Other obliteration of vagina - (1-5)

    Spire Harpenden Hospital (1-5)

  • Q0740

    Total abdominal hysterectomy (+/- oophorectomy) +/- ureterolysis - (1-5)

    Spire Harpenden Hospital (1-5)

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