Shehnaaz Jivraj is a full time Consultant Obstetrician & Gynaecologist at Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust with a special interest in Recurrent Miscarriage, Infertility and Menopause.
Her undergraduate medical training was at the University of Sheffield graduating in 1995 with an MBChB. She trained as an Obstetrician & Gynaecologist and passed the MRCOG exams in 2000.
She carried out research on the role of blood clotting disorders in recurrent miscarriage at St Mary’s Hospital, London which led to the award of an MD in 2008 from Imperial College London.
Shehnaaz sees private patients for infertility, recurrent miscarriage and menopause and carries out virtual video and telephone consultations through Yorkshire Fertility and Menopause Solutions.
She has advanced qualifications in Menopause Care, Subfertility and Reproductive Health, Assisted Conception, Advanced Antenatal Practice and Ultrasound Imaging in the Management of Gynaecological Conditions from the Faculty of Sexual and Reproductive Health, Royal College of Obstetricians & Gynaecologists and the British Fertility Society.
She was appointed as a Consultant Obstetrician & Gynaecologist in 2009 at the Jessop Wing, Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust where she runs clinics in recurrent miscarriage, infertility, premature menopause, antenatal and obstetric haematology and provides an emergency obstetric service.
She leads the Recurrent Miscarriage Service and conducts research in trying to improve live birth rate among women with inherited clotting disorders treated with blood thinning injections as part of a large international research trial (ALIFE 2). She is also one of four UK Consultants who peer reviewed the 2017 guidelines on Recurrent Pregnancy Loss for the European Society of Human Reproduction and Embryology.
In 2019, she was elevated to Fellow of the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists in recognition of her on-going contribution in the advancement of the science and art of Obstetrics and Gynaecology.
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