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Sadaf Ghaem-Maghami:

a leading expert in gynaecological treatments and procedures

In safe hands


Professor Sadaf Ghaem-Maghami obtained her medical qualification from The Royal London Hospital Medical School, University of London in 1990.  She trained as a Gynaecologist and Gynaecological Oncologist in London, obtaining her MRCOG in 1998 and certificate of subspeciality training in gynaecological oncology from the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists in 2004. She was awarded a PhD in immunology of the female genital tract from the University of London in 2001. 


Sadaf is a BSCCP accredited colposcopist with a special interest in abnormal smears and precancerous cervical disease, cervical cancer, uterine (endometrial) cancer, vulval cancer, fallopian tube cancer and ovarian cancer.  She has been a Consultant Gynaecologist and Gynaecological Oncologist at Imperial College NHS Trust (Queen Charlotte’s and Hammersmith Hospitals) since 2006. Sadaf is a Reader (associate professor) and a principle investigator in Gynaecological Oncology at Imperial College, London.  


Sadaf has been the Chair of the Tumour Panel Meetings in the West London Gynaecological Cancer Centre since 2012 and the director of Subspeciality Training in Gynaecological Oncology since 2013.  Her current research interests include research into surgical technologies in ovarian cancer, ovarian cancer diagnosis and novel markers and treatment of cervical smear abnormalities. She has published in leading medical journals such as BMJ and Lancet Oncology, has edited a textbook and contributed chapters to leading textbooks in ovarian cancer. 


Sadaf is married and lives in south-west London with her husband and two daughters.  Alongside English, she also speaks French, Farsi and Turkish.

Click on the video to hear Sadaf talking to Macmillan Cancer Support about ovarian cancer

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