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Zainab is a Consultant Gynaecologist and a Sub-specialist Uro-Gynaecologist with extensive experience in female pelvic floor dysfunction including prolapse, urinary incontinence and childbirth injuries. She is one of the leading Uro-Gynaecologist at Epsom and St Helier University Hospitals NHS Trust.She has surgical expertise in vaginal, laparoscopic and endoscopic gynaecological surgery. She also has honorary consultant contracts with several NHS trusts in England and Wales as a mentor teaching specialised surgeries to consultant colleagues across England and Wales.
She has a strong academic and teaching interest as well. She obtained MD (Doctor of medicine) from Swansea University in 2017. She is educational supervisor for Gynaecology Specialist registrars, trainer for undergraduate and post-graduate medical students of St. Georges University Medical School.She is motivated, hard-working and a caring Clinician with 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
Hysterectomy (Vaginal, Laparoscopic, surgical)
Prolapse surgery including bladder prolapse, bowel prolapse or uterus prolapse
Female incontinence surgery using injections and natural slings
Pelvic floor reconstruction following childbirth trauma
Irregular heavy periods
Pelvic pain, endometriosis
Recurrent urinary infections
Pessary insertion for prolapse
Labial reduction surgery
Anaesthetists worked with
- Dr Muhammad Masood Khan Not Fee Assured
- Dr Andrejs Dombrovskis Fee Assured
- Dr Joan Desborough Fee Assured
Current NHS consultant posts held
Consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist
Subspecialist 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.
MD from Swansea University
(Additional) Languages spoken
- Urdu - Fluent
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)
- MD Swansea University 2016
- MRCOG Royal College of Obstetrics & Gynaecology 2002
- Fellowship in Urogynaecology University of Swansea 2014
Reference number 6066974
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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