Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology

Division of Obstetrics

a photo of Baby

Division's Overview

The Division of Obstetrics at Sidra combines the use of current technology with women centered approach to pregnancy and childbirth. A dedicated team of experienced obstetric physicians and nurses using a full range of diagnostic imaging technologies including Ultrasound and Magnetic Resonance Imaging provides care to women.

Pre pregnancy counselling and prenatal diagnosis, including genetic screening, is part of our patient centered practice. Specialist clinics with a multidisciplinary team of obstetricians and internal medicine physicians provide care to women with complex medical disorders.

Our emphasis is on individualized care of the woman and infant with personalized physician attention and the use of the most up to date technologies. Our Obstetrician Teams participate in ongoing quality improvement and use the latest evidenced-based approaches to provide the best health care to mothers and their babies.

Division's Services

Antenatal Testing

Collaborative Care with Psychiatry

Fetal Bio-Physical Profiles

In- depth specialized obstetrical visits

Neonatal Consultations

Nutrition Counseling

Post-Partum Visits

Pre-Conception Counseling

Prenatal Education

Sidra outpatient clinic location map

“Patients and family members, if you are visiting the Sidra Outpatient Clinic, please follow the directions provided in this map for accurate directions. We ensure this map is always current and updated with any changes in routes.”

We are located on 4th Floor, where our Obstetrician Teams participate in ongoing quality improvement and use the latest evidenced-based approaches to provide the best health care to mothers and their babies.


Operating Hours

Sunday - Thursday07:00 am - 03:00 pm
a photo of DR. Denise Howard

Denise Howard

Senior Attending Physician

a photo of DR. Wael Elgonaid

Wael Elgonaid

Senior Attending Physician

a photo of DR. Vincent Boama

Vincent Boama

Attending Physician

a photo of DR. Rabah Laoun

Rabah Laoun

Senior Attending Physician (Ob Intensivist)

a photo of pradeep jayaram

Pradeep Jayaram

Attending Physician

a photo of DR. Olubunmi Oniya

Olubunmi Oniya

Attending Physician

Moune Jabre

Attending Physician

Mohammad Khan

Attending Physician

a photo of DR. Manoj Mohan

Manoj Mohan

Attending Physician

a photo of koby appiah sakyi

Kwabena Sakyi

Senior Attending Physician

a photo of DR. Katrin Kalache

Katrin Kalache

Attending Physician

a photo of jonathan-learmont

Jonathan Learmont

Senior Attending Physician

Isaac Babarinsa

Senior Attending Physician

a photo of guy fender

Guy Fender

Senior Attending Physician

a photo of gbemisola okunoye

Gbemisola Okunoye

Senior Attending Physician

Faisal Basama

Senior Attending Physician

a photo of DR. Douglas Black

Douglas Black

Medical Director - Ambulatory Care

a photo of DR. Anthony Antoniou

Antonios Antoniou

Senior Attending Physician

Amir Elnahas

Senior Attending Physician

Aliya Naz

Attending Physician

a photo of DR. Ahmed Yassin

Ahmed S. Yassin

Senior Attending Physician

a photo of DR. Justin Konje

Justin C. Konje

Executive Chair - Women’s Services Clinical Management Group

a photo of stephen lindow

Stephen Lindow

Division Chief of Obstetrics

Publications by the division

Does dedicate pre-abortion contraception counselling help to improve post-abortion contraception uptake?

The Journal of Family Planning and Reproductive Health Care 2005; 31(2): 115...
A Yassin, D Cardwell

Published: 1 August 2005
Author(s): Ahmed S. Yassin

Extravasation of 4% icodextrin solution (Adept) following laparoscopic pelvic surgery

Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology 2005; 25 (5): 489-490...
Dieh A, Yassin A, Pickersgill A

Published: 1 September 2005
Author(s): Ahmed S. Yassin

Hyperreactio Luteinalis in pregnancy

Fertil Steril. 2011;95(7):2429e1-3...
Amoah C, Yassin A, Cockayne E and Bird A

Published: 1 June 2011
Author(s): Ahmed S. Yassin

Subjective outcome following TOT versus TVT-O surgical procedures for stress urinary incontinence

BJOG 2012 Volume 119, Issue Supplement s1 Pages 200-201...
Yassin A, Elsheik H

Published: 1 May 2012
Author(s): Ahmed S. Yassin

Rudimentary Horn Pregnancy: Diagnosis and Management

J J Gynec Obst. 2016, 3(1): 028...
Yassin A S

Published: 8 September 2016
Author(s): Ahmed S. Yassin

A review of methodological quality of systematic reviews on multiple pregnancies

Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology. 26 (8) (pp 731-735), 2006...
Jayaram P.M., Khan K.S

view abstract  →

Published: 1 November 2006
Author(s): Pradeep Jayaram

Comparison of treatment effects between animal experiments and clinical trials: Systematic review

British Medical Journal. 334 (7586) (pp 197-200), 2007....
Perel P., Roberts I., Sena E., Wheble P., Briscoe C., Sandercock P., Macleod M., Mignini L.E., Jayaram P., Khan K.S

view abstract  →

Published: 27 January 2007
Author(s): Pradeep Jayaram

A rare case of absent corpus callosum with severe ventriculomegaly due to congenital herpes simplex infection

Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology. 30 (3) (pp 316), 2010...
Jayaram P.M., Wake C.R

Published: 1 April 2010
Author(s): Pradeep Jayaram

Septic Shock

Advanced Training Skills Module, RCOG e-learning, stratOG. 2015...
Pradeep Jayaram, Abigail Oliver

view abstract  →

Published: 12 August 2015
Author(s): Pradeep Jayaram

Caesarean Scar Pregnancy: diagnostic challenges and management options

The Obstetrician and Gynaecologist. RCOG, London. (Accepted 2016)...
Pradeep Jayaram, Gbemisola Okunoye, Justin Konje

Published: 1 October 2016
Author(s): Pradeep Jayaram Gbemisola Okunoye Justin C. Konje

In-patient cervical priming for post- date induction of labour in low risk women: it is time for a rethink

Abstract on the feasibility and acceptability of outpatient cervical priming. BJOG. 2015;122 (S1): 203 ep10.102(British Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, world congress supplement S1-obgyn.onlin...
Bandyopadhay D, Leigh-Atkins, Gbemisola O

Published: 1 April 2015
Author(s): Gbemisola Okunoye

Acute Myocardial infarction in pregnancy following unlicenced use of methylenedioxymethamphetamine (ecstacy)

A report and review of literature on the management of myocardial infarction during pregnancy. It also highlights the risks associated with substance misuse during pregnancy. Scottish Medical Journal...
Philip Dutton, Gbemisola Okunoye

Published: 1 May 2013
Author(s): Gbemisola Okunoye

Pica in pregnant women with Diabetes: Does it really exist?

This publication determined the extent of the practice of pica among pregnant women who were attending the Joint Antenatal Diabetes clinic through a service review survey. Pica is the deliberate inges...
Catherine Head, Basil Issa, Gbemisola Okunoye

view abstract  →

Published: 1 April 2013
Author(s): Gbemisola Okunoye

Diabesity and pregnancy: Management dilemmas

The article appraises the maternal and fetal risks associated with the Diabetes-Obesity complex during pregnancy and proposes evidence based strategies to improve overall care and outcome. Diabesity ...
Basil Issa; Sarah Davies, Gbemisola Okunoye

view abstract  →

Published: 1 August 2014
Author(s): Gbemisola Okunoye

Gestational Diabetes in the Gulf Region: Streamlining care to optimize outcome

A critical overview of the screening and diagnostic approaches to Gestational Diabetes in the Gulf cooperation countries and making a case for a streamlined care pathway that optimizes maternal and fe...
Steve Lindow, Justin Konje, Sefjulah Perva, Gbemisola Okunoye

Published: 1 April 2015
Author(s): Gbemisola Okunoye Justin C. Konje Stephen Lindow

Hysterectomy Soon After Delivery

Obs & Gynae Today 2004; IX: 804-805...
Annan Henry, Elnahas Amir and Nazir Shazia

Published: 1 June 2004
Author(s): Amir Elnahas

Toxoplasmosis in Pregnant Sudanese Women

Saudi Med J 2003 Aug; Vol. 24(8): 447-449...
Elnahas A, Gerais AS, Elbasher MI, Eldien ES and Adam I

Published: 1 August 2003
Author(s): Amir Elnahas

Role of ultrasound guided biopsy in the diagnosis of advanced ovarian cancer

Sudan Med J 2015;April;51(1)...
Azza A Zulfu, Abdalla M Abdalla, Amar H Hussain, Durria Rayis, Khalid YM Ahmed, Amir Elnahas, Moawia E Hummeida

Published: 1 April 2015
Author(s): Amir Elnahas

Resident consultant presence in labour ward after midnight – a retrospective cohort study of 5318 deliveries

Journal of perinatal medicine. 2012;0(0):1-4. JIP: 1.425 PMID 22713274 ISSN 1919-3997...
Freites J, Ruprai C, Paul H, Lindow SW

Published: 1 April 2012
Author(s): Stephen Lindow

An evaluation of the first time performance of international medical graduates in the MRCOG Part 1 and Part 2 written examinations

European journal of obstetrics, gynecology, and reproductive biology. 2013 Feb;166(2):124-6. JIP: 1.627 PMID 23149096 ISSN 0301-2115...
Rushd S, Landau AB, Lindow SW

Published: 1 February 2013
Author(s): Stephen Lindow

A comparison of maternal calcium and magnesium levels in pre-eclamptic and normotensive pregnancies: an observational case-control study

BJOG : an international journal of obstetrics and gynaecology. 2014 Feb;121(3):327-36. JIP: 3.862 PMID 24102858 ISSN 1471-0528...
Richards DG, Lindow SW, Carrara H, Knight R, Haswell SJ, Van der Spuy ZM

Published: 1 February 2014
Author(s): Stephen Lindow

A comparative study of the prevalence of domestic violence in women requesting a termination of pregnancy and those attending the antenatal clinic

BJOG : an international journal of obstetrics and gynaecology. 2014 Apr;121(5):627-33. JIP: 3.862 115. PMID 24916478 ISSN 1471-0528...
Wokoma TT, Jampala M, Bexhell H, Guthrie K, Lindow S

Published: 1 April 2014
Author(s): Stephen Lindow

Transcervical resection of the endometrium for heavy menstrual bleeding and the treatment of post-resection uterine stenosis and haematometra by cervical dilatation and the insertion of levonorgestrel-releasing intra uterine system

Gynaecological Surgery 2007; 4 (1): 35-38...
Basama FMS and Inglis TCM

Published: 1 April 2007
Author(s): Faisal Basama

Spontaneous miscarriage among 325 viable pregnancies complicated by vaginal bleeding in the first twenty weeks of gestation

Gezira Journal of Health Sciences. 2010; 6 (2): 76-85...
Basama FMS and Crosfill F

Published: 1 June 2010
Author(s): Faisal Basama

The management of pregnant women with a history of excisional treatment of the uterine cervix for cervical intra-epithelial neoplasia

Gynaecological surgery. 2011; 8 (1): 79-84...
Basama FMS and Angala P

Published: 1 August 2011
Author(s): Faisal Basama

Events and Activities

No Events