Dr. Romana Hamid is Consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist with special interest in Maternal & Fetal Medicine, high risk pregnancies with special expertise in Diabetes in pregnancies, Women’s health and office Gynaecology. She has over 25 years of experience in her field, including over 10 years of experience as substantive Consultant in London.
Dr. Romana Hamid obtained her MBBS degree from Aga Khan University Medical School, Karachi following which she completed five years training for Fellowship in Obstetrics and Gynaecology (FCPS) and upon completion, joined AKU’s Ob-Gyn faculty. She later moved to England and obtained MRCOG and UK CCT, following rotations in busy tertiary and teaching hospitals including St. Georges, Royal Free Hospitals and King’s College Hospital, London.
Dr Romana Hamid is a Fellow (FRCOG) of the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG) UK, having obtained MRCOG in 2005. She completed advanced training/ATSM in Fetal Medicine from Royal Free Hospital, London and obtained Joint RCOG/RCR Diploma in Advanced Obstetric Ultrasound. During her CCT training. she also completed RCOG Advanced Training Skills Modules (ATSM) in Maternal Medicine, Fetal Medicine, Advanced Labour Ward Practices and Medical Education. She has taken keen interest in medical education and served as the RCOG College Tutor for over 6 years at a London University Hospitals Trust. She is RCOG Tier 3 Medical Educator and accredited PROMPT Trainer for obstetric emergencies. She has also been Examiner for undergraduate medical students from Imperial College, London and RCOG Examiner for the MRCOG postgraduate students.
Dr. Romana Hamid is a strong proponent of evidence based medicine and has several publications in peer reviewed journals. She was awarded FIGO Young Scientist Award in 2000 jointly by the Federation International and American College of Obstetrician and Gynaecologists for her research work. She was also awarded NHS Clinical Excellence Award in 2019 by her Trust for her services as Obstetrician and Educational lead for the department.
Dr. Romana Hamid strongly believes in high quality, safe care for all women, although she is a strong advocate for natural birth, but also has expertise in Complex Caesarean section, High Risk pregnancies, medical complications during pregnancy. She is trained in office gynaecology including Colposcopy, Hysteroscopy and other general women’s health related issues. Dr. Romana provides expert patient-centred clinical care for broad range of Obstetrics and Gynaecological needs, including the following:
- Pre-conception counselling
- Prenatal Diagnosis and counselling
- Obstetric Ultrasound/dopplers
- Management of High Risk pregnancy
- Maternal & Fetal Medicine
- Diabetes in pregnancy
- Pre-eclampsia and other medical disorders in pregnancy
- Normal and Instrumental vaginal delivery
- Elective and Emergency Caesarean section
- Caesarean section after previous caesarean section
- Cervical cerclages
- External cephalic version
- Contraception and Fertility
- Women’s Health wellbeing