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Professor Yacoub Khalaf is a renowned consultant obstetrician and gynaecologist based in London. He is an internationally recognised expert in infertility management and assisted conception, as well as in the conservative management of uterine fibroids. Dr Khalaf qualified in Egypt at the highly regarded Assiut University. He completed his MD in Birmingham.

Professor Yacoub Khalaf sees patients at Guy's and St Thomas' Hospital, where he is the head of fertility services and is the director of the Assisted Conception Unit (ACU) and centre for pre-implantantion genetic diagnosis (PGD). He is chair of the Scientific and Clinical Advances Advisory Committee at HFEA and a member of the board of directors of the International Society for IVF. He is a professor of reproductive medicine and surgery at Guy's and St Thomas' Hospital and King's College London.

He is an advisor to the National Institute for Health Care & Clinical Excellence (NICE) and is the principal investigator of several NIHR-funded research grants, as well as several randomised controlled trials. He's published on various aspects of assisted conception, reproductive medicine, and surgery, in major journals including the Lancet, NEJM, Nature, BMJ and Nature Cell Biology.

Professor Khalaf also has national and international experience in research degrees, supervision and assessment. He's been an invited speaker on fertility and assisted reproduction for numerous conferences worldwide. He has also appeared on national television on channels such as the ITV, BBC, and Channel 4. He is the past chair of the RCOG national clinical studies group in reproductive medicine and surgery. He's also an ex-member of the RCOG research committee and was previously an associate editor of the RBM online journal.

Especialista en


What is infertility? Infertility is the inability of a couple to become pregnant through natural means. Infertility affects the couple, both th...

Assisted reproductive technology


Preimplantation Genetic Diagnosis

What is preimplantation genetic diagnosis (PGD)? Preimplantation genetic diagnosis (PGD) is a tech...

Recurrent miscarriage



What are fibroids? Fibroids are benign growths (non-cancerous) found in and around the uterus and ...

Polycystic ovaries (PCOS)

What are polycystic ovaries (PCOS)? Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS), also known as ...

Enfermedades, Pruebas y Tratamientos

  • Adenomyosis
  • Amenorrhoea
  • Asherman's syndrome
  • Assisted reproductive technology
  • Egg freezing
  • Endometrial polyps
  • Endometriosis
  • Endoscopic surgery
  • Fertility counselling
  • Fertility test
  • Fibroids
  • Heavy periods
  • Hysteroscopy
  • ICSI
  • In vitro fertilisation (IVF)
  • Infertility
  • Miscarriage
  • Myomectomy
  • One stop clinics
  • Ovarian stimulation
  • Polycystic ovaries (PCOS)
  • Preimplantation Genetic Diagnosis
  • Recurrent miscarriage
  • Second medical opinion
  • Sonohysterography
  • Transvaginal ultrasound

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