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Mr Karim Abdallah

Consultant Gynaecologist MBBCH, MSc., MRCOG, Diploma in Minimal Access Gynaecological Surgery
Claimants and DefendantsHome AppointmentsRemote AppointmentsFace to Face Appointments18+ Patients

Medico-Legal Experience

Mr Abdallah is a Consultant Gynaecologist with a special interest in Endometriosis and advanced minimal access surgery.

He has undertaken Expert Witness training from Inspire MediLaw and is also currently undertaking a university degree in medical law with the University of Strathclyde.

He is instructed by Claimants and Defendants on clinical negligence and personal injury cases associated with:

  • Menstrual issues (I.e. diagnosis and treatment of irregular, heavyand painful periods)
  • Diagnosis and surgical treatment of endometriosis andadenomyosis
  • Diagnosis and surgical treatment of endometrial polyps and fibroids
  • Hysteroscopic resection of fibroids
  • Ovarian cysts (I.e. pre- and post-menopausal ovarian cysts, open and laparoscopic ovarian cystectomy)
  • Ovarian cysts accidents (torsion, ruptures and haemorrhage)
  • Pelvic inflammatory disease (PID)
  • Open and laparoscopic management of pelvic abscesses
  • Ectopic pregnancy (i.e. laparoscopic and open management of ectopic pregnancy)
  • Early pregnancy complications (Miscarriages, ectopic pregnancy, pregnancy of unknown location, hyperemesis gravidarum)
  • Open and laparoscopic hysterectomy
  • Hysteroscopy
  • Endometrial biopsy
  • Removal and insertion of coils
  • Endometrial ablation procedures
  • Diagnosis and management of Pre-Menstrual Syndrome (PMS)
  • Female sterilisation

Mr Abdallah’s waiting time for appointments is 2-4 weeks and his report turnaround time is 2-4 weeks.

Clinical Experience

Mr Abdallah has over 18 years of experience in gynaecology. He currently practices as a Consultant Gynaecologist & Endometriosis Specialist at Sheffield Endometriosis Centre, Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation trust. He specialises in the diagnosis and treatment of endometriosis and endometriosis-related pelvic pain, medical and surgical treatment of endometriosis and minimal access surgery (Keyhole surgery).

The scope of his practice also includes management of period problems including heavy, painful and irregular periods, medical and surgical treatment of fibroids and management of pre- and post-menopausal ovarian cysts.

The surgical interventions he offers include laparoscopic diagnosis and treatment of endometriosis and dye test, laparoscopic ovarian cystectomy, laparoscopic hysterectomy, laparoscopic removal of tubes and ovaries and laparoscopic sterilization. He is also experienced in hysteroscopic diagnosis and treatment of abnormal bleeding conditions, polypectomy procedures, Insertion and removal of coils and endometrial biopsies. Open abdominal hysterectomy and open ovarian cystectomy are also one of his surgical expertise.

Mr Abdallah is an honorary senior lecturer at The University of Sheffield and is a medical appraiser at Sheffield Teaching Hospitals. Mr Abdallah was the former RCOG college tutor for obs and gynae trainees at Sheffield Teaching Hospitals. Teaching and training have always been an inspiring and fruitful aspect of his career.

He has led several service improvement projects over the years which have been highlighted in medical journals and published at national and international gynaecological meetings.

Frequently Asked Questions

Can Mr Abdallah opine on postnatal perineal trauma and pelvic floor repair?

No, this is does not fall within his expertise.

Can Mr Abdallah opine on hysterectomy and bilateral salpingo-oophorectomy?

Yes, Mr Abdallah can comment on this.

Can Mr Abdallah comment on Pelvic Inflammatory Disease (PID)?

Yes, Mr Abdallah can assist.

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