Azmat Riaz  5293
  • Azmat Riaz

  • Clinical Assistant Professor
  • Ext: 5326

I am a GMC and DHA-licensed Specialist Obstetrician and Gynaecologist. I have worked as a clinician in Pakistan, United Kingdom and UAE. I am a Member of the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists, UK (MRCOG) and a Fellow of the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Pakistan (FCPS). I have the unique privilege of being filmed on the BBC in 2020 for a medical documentary while doing a complex obstetric procedure in the UK. I am a recipient of President of Pakistan's award for academic excellence. I also hold an MPhil degree from the University of Sydney, Australia. My main area of research interest is immune cell changes in female infertility. I have published and presented my research work at international forums.

Education
  • FCPS in Obstetrics and Gynaecology (Fellow of the College of Physicians and Surgeons, Pakistan)
  • MRCOG, Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologist, UK
  • M.Phil (University of Sydney, Australia)
  • M.Med (Reproductive Health and Human Genetics), Sydney Medical School, Australia
  • M.B.B.S (University of Health Sciences, Pakistan)
Experience
  • Specialist Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Western Medical, Jumeirah, Dubai
  • Senior Clinical Fellow, Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University Hospitals Birmingham, UK
  • Consultant Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Aga Khan Health Services, Pakistan
  • Consultant Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Government of Pakistan
Teaching Area
  • Obstetrics and Gynaecology
  • Reproductive Health
Research
  • Immune cell changes in female infertility
  • Reproductive Health
Publications
Conference Presentation
  • Roles of Regulatory T cells in Endometriosis-associated infertility (2017) at The International Congress of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists, Prague, Czech Republic
  • Maternal Health: Challenges and opportunities in a developing country, The 4th Annual Queen Elizabeth II Centre Conference, Gerringong, Australia
  • Infertility in Endometriosis: Is it curable?, Three-minute talk competition. The University of Sydney, Australia
  • T cell disturbances are associated with female infertility. RCOG Congress, Hyderabad, India
  • Dysregulated immuno-suppression in women with endometriosis-associated infertility? Annual Scientific Meeting of the RANZCOG, Sydney, Australia
  • Infertility in Endometriosis: Are the suppressor cells dysregulated? Annual Scientific Meeting of the Society for Reproductive Biology, Sydney, Australia
Memberships, Awards and Honors
  • Society of Reproductive Biology, Birmingham, UK
  • Society of Reproductive Biology, Australia
  • Member of Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists, UK
  • Grant: Circulating and endometrial regulatory T cell and related populations in endometriosis and infertility: Endometriosis is associated with blunting of endometrial cyclical effects and reduced proportions in moderate-severe disease Balnaves Foundation 42 Kick Start Grant, 2021 (NSW, Australia)
  • Presentations: Roles of Regulatory T cells in Endometriosis-associated infertility (2017) at The International Congress of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists, Prague, Czech Republic
  • Maternal Health: Challenges and opportunities in a developing country, The 4th Annual Queen Elizabeth II Centre Conference, Gerringong, Australia
  • T cell disturbances are associated with female infertility. RCOG Congress, Hyderabad, India
  • Dysregulated immuno-suppression in women with endometriosis-associated infertility? Annual Scientific Meeting of the RANZCOG, Sydney, Australia
  • Infertility in Endometriosis: Are the suppressor cells dysregulated? Annual Scientific Meeting of the Society for Reproductive Biology, Sydney, Australia