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Zainab has a strong passion for Obstetrics and Gynaecology. Being the daughter of a Surgeon and Gynaecologist, she always wanted to peruse a career in medicine.
After completing the training in Obstetrics and Gynaecology in Wales, she completed a three-year Fellowship programme training in the sub-speciality of Urogynaecology.
During her career, she participated in academic research and patient improvement projects. Apart from excellent surgical skills, She has a kind, polite manner and excellent communication skills, which make her popular among her colleagues and patients.
She is passionate about providing excellent care to her patients and develop a good patient doctor relationship.
Areas of interest
Management of Pelvic floor dysfunction including
• Conservative and surgical treatments of pelvic organ prolapse
• Investigation and treatments of Female urinary incontinence, offering a wide variety of minimally invasive as well as advanced surgical choices.
• Investigation and management of perineal trauma following childbirth.
Anaesthetists worked with (Bupa members, please ask your consultant whether your anaesthetist is fee-assured)
Current NHS consultant posts held
Consultant Urogynaecologist at Epsom & St.Helier's Hospital.
Female incontinence (OAB and use of fascial slings on stress incontinence)
Role of infection in OAB syndrome.
Rectus Fascial Slings in the management of female stress incontinence.
Pelvic organ prolapse.
1. Nambiar AK, Younis A, Khan ZA, Hildrup I, Emery SJ, Lucas MG Alkalinized lidocaine versus lidocaine gel as local anesthesia prior to intra-vesical botulinum toxin (BoNTA) injections: A prospective, single center, randomized, double-blind, parallel group trial of efficacy and morbidity. Neurourol Urodyn. 2016 Apr;35(4):522-7.
2. Khan ZA, Nambiar A, Morley R, Chapple CR, Emery SJ, Lucas MG: Long term follow-up of a multicentre randomised controlled trial comparing TVT, Pelvicol and autologous fascial slings for the treatment of stress urinary incontinence in women. BJU Int 24(10), 12851 (2014).
3. Khan ZA, Thomas L, Emery SJ: Outcomes and complications of trans-vaginal mesh repair using the Prolift kit for pelvic organ prolapse at 4 years median follow-up in a tertiary referral centre. Arch Gynecol Obstet 1, 1 (2014).
4. Khan ZA, Whittal C, Mansol S, Osborne LA, Reed P, Emery S. Effect of depression and anxiety on the success of pelvic floor muscle training for pelvic floor dysfunction. J Obstet Gynaecol. 2013 Oct;33(7):710-4. doi: 10.3109/01443615.2013.813913.
5. Z Khan, F Majoko, Letter of correspondence. Prostaglandin E2 vaginal gel or tablets for the induction of labour at term: a randomised controlled trial. BJOG. December 2011; 118: Issue 13, pages 1679–1680.
6. Khan ZA, Abdul B, Majoko F: Induction of labour with vaginal prostaglandin tablet vs gel. J Obstet Gynaecol 31(6), 492-494 (Antunes-Lopes, #51).
7. Khan Z., Khan S.A. Myotonic Dystrophy and Pregnancy. J Pak Med Assoc. 2009 Oct;59(10):717-9
8. Khan ZA, Khan SA, Williams A, Mobb GE: Intravesical migration of levonorgestrel-releasing intrauterine system (LNG-IUS) with calculus formation. Eur J Contracept Reprod Health Care 11(3), 243-245 (2006).
9. Khan Z, Selvakumari. Successful outcome of pregnancy in a patient with aplastic anemia - an experience in a District Journal Hospital. Kent &. Sussex Journal of Obstetrics & Gynaecology: Sept 2004. Vol 2.(2); 18-19
Courses offered to GPs
Formal Lectures to General Practitioners:
o Management of prolapse in primary care - 3rd March 2016 (GPVTS teaching)
o Management of female urinary incontinence in women in primary care - January 2014 (GP Teaching meeting)
o Management of prolapse - 12th March 2014 (GP Forum meeting)
o Management of female urinary incontinence in women in primary care - 12th March 2014 (GP Forum meeting)
o Management of Pelvic organ prolapse ’ - 25th Feb 2014 (Swansea University)
- MRCOG Royal College of Obstetrics & Gynaecology 2002
- Fellowship in Urogynaecology University of Swansea 2014
Details of entry to specialist register
- Dual CCST in Obstetrics & Gynaecology and Urogynaecology, 2014
Affiliations / memberships
Member of the Royal College of Obstetrics & Gynaecology.
Member of the British Society of Urogynaecology.
Member of the International Urogynaecological Association
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Post treatment communication
Following treatment of a Bupa member, I will communicate with GPs in line with Department of Health, GMC and appropriate professional bodies guidelines.