Imperial College London


Faculty of MedicineDepartment of Metabolism, Digestion and Reproduction

Honorary Clinical Senior Lecturer



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Department of Obstetrics & GynaecologyMint WingSt Mary's Campus







  • MBBS. MS (O&G). FRCOG. MD.
  • Subspecialty Accreditation in Urogynaecology

Awards and Prizes

1. HAROLD MALKIN PRIZE for the best original research
    Royal College of Obstetricians & Gynaecologists– 2006.

   Royal College of Obstetricians & Gynaecologists-2002.

Areas of Expertise

  • General Obstetrics and Gynaecology
  • Subspeciaist in Urogynaecology:
    • Female urinary incontinence, Bladder dysfunction, Recurrent cystitis
    • Utero vaginal prolapse (Primary & recurrent prolapse)
    • Pelvic floor surgery
    • Perineal trauma following childbirth
    • Urodynamics
    • Endoanal ultrasound and ano-rectal manometry


Professional affiliations and memberships

  • Member of the British Society of Urogynaecologists.

  • Member of the International Urogynecological Association

  • Member of the International Continence Society

  • Member of the Royal Society of Medicine


Research interests

Child birth and Pelvic floor dysfunction
Combined bladder and bowel dysfunction




Asfour V, Gibbs K, Wertheim D, et al., 2021, Anal canal to pubis angle: a novel clinical ultrasound technique for the assessment of the anorectal region, International Urogynecology Journal, Vol:32, ISSN:0937-3462, Pages:2421-2427

Karmarkar R, Digesu A, Fernando R, et al., 2021, Ultrasound assessment of urethral structure and bladder neck position in women with different parities, International Urogynecology Journal, ISSN:0937-3462


Wali S, Bhide A, Khullar V, et al., 2021, Mode of delivery after obstetric anal sphincter injuries (OASIS), WILEY, Pages:53-53, ISSN:1470-0328

Beattie-Spanjol S, Millar O, Ahmad A, et al., 2020, Abnormal immunology is associated with recurrent urinary tract infections, SPRINGER LONDON LTD, Pages:S138-S139, ISSN:0937-3462

Millar O, Patel M, Beattie-Spanjol S, et al., 2020, Pelvic pain is common among women with bladder and bowel symptoms, SPRINGER LONDON LTD, Pages:S104-S104, ISSN:0937-3462

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