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I am a Consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist, graduated from the Royal College of surgeons in Dublin (1988), having worked and gained experience as a Demonstrator in Physiology department at the Royal College of Surgeons in Dublin in 1989, I trained and was accredited as a General Practitioner (MRCGP) in 1993. I trained in obstetrics and gynaecology in Belfast and North West England, obtaining my MRCOG in 1996. I was appointed as Consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist at the Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust in 2002. I was granted fellowship of the Royal College of Obstetricians and gynaecologists in 2010.
I was the Clinical Director of Women’s Heath at the Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust from 1st May 2005 until 31 December 2010.
I was the clinical lead for fertility services at the Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust. In addition I have extensive experience in general obstetrics and gynaecology, menstrual disorders and primary surgical treatment for pelvic floor prolapse. I also have an interest in various aspects of endocrinological gynaecology.
I was involved in the teaching and examinations of medical students of the University of Manchester.
I am a fellow of Royal College of Obstetrician & Gynaecologists, a member Royal College of General Practitioners, British Fertility Society, British Medical Association and Preston Medico-ethical Society.
I am now practising as an independent Gynaecologist practicing at Ramsay Fulwood Hall Hospital, Ramsay Euxton Hall Hospital, Spire Fylde Coast Hospital, BMI Lancaster Hospital and Greater Lancashire Hospital.
Areas of interest
Laparoscopic procedures ('keyhole surgery'); Fertility / infertility and assisted conception; Reproductive medicine; Pelvic disorders including gynaecological pain; Pelvic floor surgery (Primary repair); Urinary tract disorders; Benign gynaecology; Menstrual disorders (menorrhagia); Surgery for heavy periods including MiniTouch endometrial ablation, NovaSure endometrial ablation and hysterectomy; abdominal pain
Anaesthetists worked with
Current NHS consultant posts held
Independent Gynaecologist providing NHS and private services at Ramsay Fulwood Hall Hospital, Ramsay Euxton Hall Hospital, Spire Fylde Coast Hospital, BMI The Lancaster Hospital and Greater Lancashire Hospital
(Additional) Languages spoken
- Arabic - Native or bilingual
- English - Fluent
1. Haemoperitoneum due to ruptured subserous uterine leiomyoma.K.Abdo, Gynacological Surgery. Jul 2010
2. Elevated expression of CYP1A1 and γ-SYNUCLEIN in human ectopic (ovarian) endometriosis compared with ectopic endometrium. Khalil R. Abdo. Molecular human reproduction 2008;14(11):655-63
3. Quantifiable mRNA transcripts for tamoxifen-metabolising enzymes in human endometrium. Khalil R. Abdo, Toxicology, Volume 249, Issue 1, 10 July 2008, Pages 85-90
4. Consensus on the management of obstetric, cholestasis: National UK survey BJOG. KR Abdo, BJOG Jan 2007, Volume 114, Issue 1, pages: 99-103.
5. Intrahepatic Cholestasis of Pregnancy: Review of the Literature and Evaluation of Current Evidence, KHALIL R. ABDO, M.R.C.G.P., M.R.C.O.G., JOURNAL OF WOMEN’S HEALTH, Volume 16, Number 6, 2007.
6. Intrahepatic cholestasis of pregnancy: review of the literature and evaluation of current evidence. J Womens Health (Larchmt). Khalil R Abdo.
7. Uterine brace compression sutures for the treatment of post-partum haemorrhage. Abdo, Khalil. European Clinics in Obstetrics and Gynaecology, ISSN: 16133412, Vol: 2, Issue: 3, Date: November 2006, Pages: 156-160
8. Fibroid uterus in pregnancy and management—what changed in the last 20 years?, Khalil Abdo, European Clinics in Obstetrics and Gynaecology, ISSN: 16133412, Vol: 2, Issue: 2, Date: September 2006, Pages: 72-76
9. Transport of embryos resulting from intracytoplasmic sperm injection, but not oocytes, adversely affects implantation, Fertility and Sterility, Volume 80, Issue 6, December 2003, Pages 1529-1531,Khalil Abdo
10. Mode of Delivery, Chapter, K. Abdo, North Western Perinatal Survey and Confidential Enquiry into Stillbirths and Deaths in Infancy, 2000
11. Precipitate labour revisited K. R. Abdo, Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Vol.21; Supplement 1; March 2001; S25 & S44.
Courses offered to GPs
- Infertility for Primary care
- Management of overactive bladder
- Polycystic ovary syndrome
- Chronic pelvic pain
- Management of abnormal vaginal bleeding
- Management of heavy menstrual blood loss
- MB, BCh, BAO, LRCP&SI (NUI) Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland 1988
- MRCGP Royal College of General Practitioners - London 1993
- MRCOG Royal College of Obstetricians & Gynaecologists - London 1996
- FRCOG Royal College of Obstetricians & Gynaecologists - London 2009
Reference number 3450282
Details of entry to specialist register
- T(GP), 1993
- Obstetrics & Gynaecology, 2002
Affiliations / memberships
Fellowship of the Royal College of Obstetricians & Gynaecologists
Membership of the Royal College of General Practitioners
Member of the British Fertility Society
Member of Preston Medico-Ethical Society
Member of the British Medical Association
- BMI Lancaster Hospital
- 14:00 - 16:00
- 01524 62345
- Euxton Hall Hospital, PR7 6DY
- 09:00 - 12:30
- 01257 276261
- Fulwood Hospital, PR2 9SZ
- 14:00 - 18:00
- 01772 704111
- Greater Lancashire Hospital
- 18:00 - 20:00
- 07902 400328
- Spire Fylde Coast Hospital, FY3 8BP
- 09:00 - 11:30
- 01253 394188
- Spire Fylde Coast Hospital, FY3 8BP
- 09:00 - 12:00
- 01253 394188
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.
In the event of an urgent query following treatment, Bupa members should use the following contact details
Hospital they received treatment in.