Thursday, December 30, 2010

Prof. Javaid Haider Rizvi

Prof. Rizvi is a graduate from Dow Medical College Karachi. After postgraduate training in the medical schools of Oxford, Cambridge and St. Mary’s Hospital, London he obtained the Fellowships of the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists and the American College of Surgeons. He was the first Pakistani to hold a consultant Gynaecologist post in UK. Prof. Rizvi has had a distinguished academic and clinical career for which he has received national and international recognition. He has 64 scientific papers in peer reviewed journals and has contributed 16 chapters in text books of Obstetrics and Gynaecology. During this time he has received many honors including the Academic Fellowship of the Common Wealth Universities, FIGO Professorship, visiting Professorships in the Universities of Malaysia, Saudi Arabia, East Africa, and UK. He has the singular honor of being a Teaching Fellow of the Imperial College of Science, Medicine and Technology. Recently he was awarded the Sitara-e-Imtiaz by the President of Pakistan.
Prof. Rizvi has served as the founding Professor and Chairman of Obstetrics and Gynaecology at the Aga Khan University. His clinical expertise lies in Urogynaecology particularly fistulae surgery, Infertility and Assisted Reproduction, Gynaecological Oncology and general Gynaecology including reconstructive surgery.
At present he is the Medical Director of Australian Concept Infertility Centre, a Director and a Board member at the South City Hospital. He brings with him a wealth of clinical and administrative experience and continues to provide the services in which he excels. We are happy and proud to have him with us.