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Ayesha Anwar


Obstetrics & gynaecology

Based at

Cumberland Infirmary Carlisle

Year qualified

MBBS  2000
MRCOG   2009
CCT with advanced training in gynaecology Oncology/Hysteroscopy and advanced labour ward    2014

Professional qualifications

MBBS - Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery

MRCOG -   Member of the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists UK

DRCOG- Diploma of the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologist UK

Certificate in medical education – The Association of medical education in Europe

BSCCP/RCOG certificate in Colposcopy – British Society of Colposcopy and cervical pathology

Treatment and procedures


Care during labour and antenatal period  for high risk obstetric patients

Postnatal care for all delivered women


Lead surgeon for gynaecology cancers surgery  at Carlisle , Member of Gynaecology Oncology multidisciplinary team

Run rapid access gynaecology clinic for suspected gynaecological cancers

Established and run one stop PMB/Outpatient hysteroscopy clinic


Special interest in Gynaecological laparoscopic surgery

Treatment for general gynaecologic conditions including menstrual problems, pelvic pain, pelvic organ prolapse, fibroids, ovarian pathology

Treatment for gynaecological emergencies including early pregnancy problems such as  ectopic pregnancy.

Clinical Interests / specialist areas

Gynaecology Oncology/ Colposcopy and Gynaecology endoscopic  surgery

Medical education including; undergraduate education, foundation training and postgraduate training

RCOG college tutor for post graduate trainees

Faculty member of ASU(Academic surgical unit ) University of central Lancashire

Professional membership

General Medical Council, UK

Member of Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists, UK

Member of European Society of Gynaecology Oncology

Medical Defence Union

Member of The International Association of Medical Education of Europe

Member of British Society of Colposcopy and cervical pathology

Pakistan medical and dental council


Publications below


MBBS best graduate award for year 2000

Research paper awarded as top 20 published articles in the field (The effect of pre-pregnancy counselling for women with pre-gestational diabetes on maternal health status).


Anwar A., Salih A., Masson E., Allen B., Wilkinson L., Lindow S.W. The effect of pre-pregnancy counselling for women with pre-gestational diabetes on maternal health status. (2011)  European Journal of Obstetrics Gynecology and Reproductive Biology,  155  (2) , pp. 137-139.

Ayesha Anwar, Caleb Igbenehi, Stephen W Lindow, Naheed Noor, Siti Musa & Arabinda Saha (2016) Pregnancy outcome after electrosurgical cervical cone biopsy using Fischer cone biopsy excisor, The Journal of Maternal-Fetal & Neonatal Medicine, 29:3, 477-481, DOI: 10.3109/14767058.2015.1006619

Anwar, A., Ahmad, K., Karagianni, E. and Lindow, S. (2018) Medical Management of Gestational Diabetes. Open Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology, 8, 400-407.

Cunningham KM and Anwar A and Lindow SW. The recurrence risk of placenta accreta following uterine conserving management. Journal of neonatal-perinatal medicine,2015.DOI: 10.3233/npm-15915028

Anwar, S. W. Lindow, L. Greaves, S. Hall & R. Jha (2014) The use of fetal fibronectin in suspected pre-term labour, Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, 34:1, 45-47, DOI: 10.3109/01443615.2013.823923

Anwar A, Ahmad K. Outcome of tranobturator tape procedure for the management of stress incontinence.NMJ.Vol2,No4.October-December 2010.

Memon F, Anwar A, Matar M, Jonker L. Actinomycosis-like Propionibacterium propionicum infection associated with use of intrauterine contraceptive device: A case report. J Case Rep Images Gynecol Obstet 2016;2:57–60.

Anwar A, Sarpong A, Obodozie J, Lindow S, Ahmad K. A case report of Thomsen disease in pregnancy.Under review for publication by Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology.