Leila graduated from Leicester Medical School in 1995. Leila has worked in Obstetrics and Gynaecology (predominantly in London and the South East) since 1996 and Psychosexual Medicine since 1998. She was a Research Fellow in the Assisted Conception Unit in Chelsea and Westminster Hospital from 2001-2004 where she established the fertility treatment of women with viral disease. She performed research into ‘mother to embryo viral transmission risk’ for which she was awarded the Promising Young Clinician Award, ESHRE, Berlin 2004. She achieved MRCOG in 2000 and Membership of the IPM in 2006. She has run Psychosexual services in Western Sussex and St George’s before consultancy.
She has been a consultant for eight years and currently works as a Consultant Gynaecologist with a special interest in Psychosexual Medicine at Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust. She also works in medical education in Guy’s and St Thomas’ and is a block lead at King’s College Medical School. In her previous post in Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells, she was both Early Pregnancy and Emergency Gynaecology Lead and the Birth Centre Link Obstetrician. She was also one of the Clinical Leads for Maternity for the Strategic Clinical Network, in theSouth east coastal region for NHS England, 2014-15 where she wrote local strategies for reducing stillbirth and premature delivery.
She is one of less than ten consultant Gynaecologists internationally with dual membership for both the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists and the Institute of Psychosexual Medicine. She was Chair of the institute of Psychosexual Medicine between 2012-2015.
Leila is widely published in subfertility, psychosexual medicine and obstetrics and gynaecology in both peer reviewed journals, the wider media and textbooks. She is a regularly invited national and international speaker to both patients groups and in an educational capacity for health care professionals. Her special interests include not only subfertility, early pregnancy and sexual dysfunction but holistic care in all aspects of medicine and the optimisation of childbirth experience with a view to reducing incidence of fear of childbirth. She is an experienced ambulatory gynaecologist, aiming to offer women options for reducing major surgical interventions.
‘Promising Young Clinician’ European Society of Human Reproduction and Endocrinology, Berlin 2004
RCOG ‘Trainer of the Year’, 2015 HEKSS region
‘Team of the year’ award winner in four different NHS teams including the ‘Respect’ award as part of the endometriosis team, at Guy’s and St Thomas’ 2016 and the Early Pregnancy team at Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells NHS Trust 2015
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