Abdalla Fayyad
Consultant Gynaecologist
Luton and Dunstable University Hospital
NHS Foundation Trust
Luton, UK

I started my training as an SHO in the North East of England. I joined Queen Mary University of London (Barts and the London) as a clinical lecturer in Obstetrics and Gynaecology, and completed my MD thesis in 2006.

I am RCOG accredited subspecialist in Urogynaecology. I have received my subspecialty training at St Mary’s Hospital, Manchester, a regional and national referral centre for tertiary and laparoscopic Urogynaecology. I completed training in advanced laparoscopic Urogynaecology and complex pelvic floor surgery by a leading Urogynaecologist and minimal access surgeon (CCT obtained September 2009).

I am currently a Consultant Gynaecologist and Subspecialist in Urogynaecology and Pelvic Reconstructive Surgery at Luton and Dunstable University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust. My particular research interests are laparoscopic urogynaecology, uterine preserving prolapse surgery, new surgical techniques for managing pelvic organ prolapse and urinary incontinence, laparoscopic hysterectomy and the management of lower urinary tract symptoms in women with medical conditions.

I have published widely in Obstetrics and Gynaecology and in Urogynaecology. I sit on the International Urogynecology Association (IUGA) Education Committee. I sat on the British Society of Urogynaecology Meeting Committee and RCOG assessor for subspecialty training in Urogynaecology. I have developed guidelines for service provision in Urogynaecology that has been adopted nationally. I am a member of the International Urogynecology Association (IUGA) Education Committee and the Exchange program sub committee. I am a member of the British Society of Gynaecologic Endoscopy (BSGE) and the International Continence Society (ICS). I am also a member of the Society of Gynecological Surgeons (SGS), the leading American Society for vaginal and reconstructive surgeons (invitation only membership).