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Research Interests and Fellowships

Details of departments in the UK and overseas showing research interests and/or fellowships in obstetric anaesthesia

If you can add further information for this list, please first contact the OAA's Trainee Rep, Queenie Lo. To create an information sheet for a new fellowship, download and use this template to provide details (see other fellowship examples) and return to the Trainee Rep.

Country / City Hospital / Department Usual duration / Start Dates View details and contact information

Bath Royal United Hospital Bath
  Dr Chris March
Bristol St Michael's Hospital   Dr Neil Muchatuta
Bristol Southmead Hospital   Dr Nicola Weale and Dr Christina Laxton
Leeds St James' University Hospital 12 m usually from August Dr Eoin McDonnell
Leicester Leicester Royal Infirmary 6m Dr Mary Mushambi
Liverpool Liverpool Women's Hospital contact for options
London University College Hospital 12m usually from August Dr Pervez Sultan
London Chelsea & Westminster Hospital 12m from February & August Dr Steve Yentis
London Queen Charlotte's & Chelsea Hospital   6 or 12 m from Feb or August   Drs Gary Stocks and Felicity Plaat 
London St George's Hospital 6m from February & August Dr Adam Shonfeld
London Homerton Hospital
12m from February
Dr Desikan Rangarajan
London The Hillingdon Hospital NHS
Foundation Trust 
 6 - 12 months Dr Con Papageorgiou
London St. Mary’s Hospital London/Imperial College London
 12m Dr Surbhi Malhotra and Dr Chris Mullington
London St. Thomas Hospital
 6 - 12 months
Dr David Thomas Monks, Dr Kate Cheesman and Dr Nhathien Nguyen-Lu
London Whittington Health
6m Dr Sola Makinde
London  Queens Hospital Romford 
  Dr Mano Doraiswami
London Royal Hospital London
  Dr Sarah Wray
Kings College London   Dr Chris Nicholson
Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells   Dr Helen Burdett
James Cook University Hospital
(Post CCT)
 6 - 12 months
Dr Audrey C Quinn
Newcastle Royal Victoria Infirmary
(Northern Deanery Trainees Only)
6m from March & September Dr Zoe Eke
Nottingham Nottingham University Hospital
  Dr Myles Dowling
Oxford John Radcliffe Hospital contact for options Dr Robin Russell
Poole Poole Hospital NHS Foundation Trust 12m from Aug / September Dr Mike Wee

Melbourne The Royal Women's Hospital usually 12m from February or August Dr Phil Popham
Perth Kind Edward Memorial Hospital for Women pref 12m from January Prof Michael Paech

Toronto Mount Sinai Hospital 12m from July (or January) Dr Jose Carvalho
Vancouver British Columbia Women's Hospital & Health Center normally 12m from July Dr Anton Chau

Paris Hospital Bicetre by arrangement Prof Dan Benhamou
IRELAND, Republic of

Dublin National Maternity Hospital Dublin by arrangement Dr Larry Crowley
Dublin Rotunda Hospital Dublin usually 12 months but sometimes negotiable Dr Patrick Thornton

Rome Città di Roma Hospital by arrangement Dr Giorgio Capogna
 Jerusalem  Hadassah Medical Centre, Jerusalem  Up to 12 months.  flexible start time and shorter Fellowships available Prof Yehuda Ginosar and Dr Carolyn Weiniger

 Auckland National Women's Health, Auckland City Hospital  6 or 12 months (negotiable) starting December or June Dr Mei Soo and Dr Setareh Ghahreman

Singapore KK Women's and Children's Hospital 12-24m Dr Farida Ithnin & Prof Alex Sia
USA * See notes below Where known, fellowships are shown as A (accredited) or B (non-accredited)
Ann Arbor University of Michigan Health System 12m usually from July Dr Monica Servin
Boston Brigham & Women's Hospital / Harvard Medical School 12m usually from July Dr William Camann
California Stanford University School of Medicine 12-24m flexible start time (A & B) (Gill Hilton's account - Anaes News 2011; Pervez Sultan's account - BJ Hosp Med 2010) Dr Ed Riley Dr Brendan Carvalho
Chicago Northwestern Memorial Hospital 12m ususally from July (A) open to graduates of US & Canadian residencies only Dr Cynthia Wong
Cleveland Hillcrest Hospital Cleveland Clinic 12m (B) Dr Sabri Barsoum
Columbia Columbia University Medical Center, New York 12 - 24m usually from July Dr Richard Smiley
Dallas University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center Currently inactive but application for ACGME pending Dr Melissa Perry
El Paso Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center contact for options Dr Krzysztof Kuckowski
Los Angeles Cedars-Sinai Medical Center 12m usually from August Dr Mark Zakowski
Pittsburgh Magee-Womens Hospital of UPMC 12m usually from July Dr Manual C Vallego
Rochester Mayo Clinic, Rochester 12m Dr Timothy Long
Tucson University of Arizona Health Sciences Center flexible up to 12m Dr Craig Palmer
Winston-Salem Wake Forest University School of Medicine 6 or 12m from July/Aug Dr Robert D'Angelo

* Changes were made in 2011 to the visa (H-1B) requirements for people having direct clinical care of patients. Those with a non-US medical degree will need ECFMG certification (USMLE Step 1 and Step 2 Clinical Knowledge (CK) and USMLE Step 2 Clinical Skills (CS)).

Accreditation Obstetrical Anesthesiology is now accredited as a fellowship program in USA by the ACGME (Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education).

Fellowships in the list above are shown, where known, as:

  • A (accredited)


  • B (non-accredited)
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