Miss Shahnaz Akbar
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Miss Shahnaz Akbar
Consultant Gynaecologist, Obstetrician & Subspecialist in Reproductive Medicine & Surgery
MBBS, MSc (USS), MRCOG, FRCOG, MRCPI, PgDip (Medical Heath & Education), PgCert (Counselling skills)
NHS Trust: Luton and Dunstable NHS Trust
Specialises in:
  • General gynaecology and obstetrics
  • Reproductive medicine and surgery
  • Fertility / Infertility
  • IVF /ICSI/IMSI/IUI/ IVF with egg / sperm donation/Cycle monitoring
  • Adolescent gynaecology
  • Well women clinics/Menopause/ perimenopause

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Professional profile

Miss Akbar trained in London, in a number of London teaching hospitals, including Guys and St Thomas, St Georges, King’s College, Barts and the London Hospital. During her training she also attended the London South Bank University as a part-time student and completed an MSc in ultrasound scanning.

Miss Akbar started as a consultant in assisted conception/ obstetrics and gynaecology at King’s College Hospital London and subsequently moved to the Luton and Dunstable Hospital where she is now based and working as the lead senior consultant for the fertility / IVF services and work hard to develop a dedicated Fertility /IVF centre at Luton & Dunstable NHS Trust.

Additional information

Miss Akbar’s practice covers the range of gynaecological procedures and consultations, with a particular interest in:

Infertility  / Fertility issues

  • Premature ovarian insufficiency.
  • Male infertility.
  • Ovulation induction / cycle monitoring
  • IVF/ICSI/IMSI/IUI/IVF with sperm /egg donation.
  • Assisting same sex couples with fertility.
  • Tubal checks/ HYCosy/ HSG. /Lap & Dye test.
  • Semen assessment
  • Hormonal test /AMH.
  • Fertility improving surgeries.
  • Supporting the couples having fertility treatments abroad with ultrasound scanning / medications/prescriptions.
  • Linked with various IVF centres in Europe.

PCOS / Menstrual problems

  • Surgical management of PCOS.
  • Medical management of PCOS.
  • Menstrual irregularities.
  • Heavy painful periods/ menorrhagia.
  • Post coital bleeding.
  • Smear test

Endometriosis /Pelvic pain

  • Medical management of endometriosis.
  • Surgical management of endometriosis.
  • Chronic pelvic pain/ pain management

Advanced management of Fibroids

  • Surgical / medical management of fibroids.
  • Myomectomy / advanced myomectomy.
  • Fibroid resections via cervix/ hysteroscopy.
  • Uterine artery embolization(UAE)

Menopause / Perimenopause /Well women clinic

  • Holistic support /care.
  • Various therapies for menopause / perimenopause.
  • Premature ovarian insufficiency.
  • HRT / Bioidentical HRT.

Paediatric & Adolescent Gynaecology.

  • Holistic care for children / adolescent with gynaecological problems.
  • Menstrual disorders/pelvic pain.
  • PCOS
  • Vulval problems.
  • Painful / heavy periods.

Early pregnancy /Recurrent miscarriages

  • Holistic care for recurrent miscarriages /Continuous support.
  • Ectopic pregnancy.
  • Pain during early pregnancy
  • Vomiting during early pregnancy.
  • Medical / surgical management of miscarriage
  • Harmony prenatal test/ foetal gender check.

Emergency gynaecological problems

  • One stop services for emergency gynaecology
  • Ovarian cysts/ pain in abdomen/pelvis/bleeding.

Gynaecological ultrasound scanning

  • Pelvic ultrasound scans.
  • Early pregnancy ultrasound scanning.
  • Reassurance ultrasound scans.

One Stop Fertility clinics

  • Holistic approach
  • Continuous support

Well women clinics

  • Holistic approach
  • Continuous support

Contraceptive services

  • Insertion / removal of IUCD/Mirena IUS.
  • Insertion / removal of contraceptive implants
  • Emergency contraception.

Harmony prenatal testing/ scanning

Surgical procedures

  • Laparoscopic surgeries for ovarian cysts, endometriosis, pelvic adhesions, hysterectomy.
  • Laparoscopies for fertility / Dye test to checks the fallopian tubes.
  • Hysteroscopy for biopsy, heavy periods, polyps, removal of fibroids/adhesions.
  • Fertility improving surgeries.
  • Hysterectomy
  • Myomectomy Advanced myomectomy for removal of large/ multiple fibroids.
  • ERPC; Surgical management of miscarriage.
  • Surgical management of Bartholin’s cyst/ vaginal cyst.

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