Mr Yasser Diab is a consultant obstetrician and gynaecologist. As a senior gynaecologist, his scope of practice includes the mentoring and supervision of junior consultants and performing complex open and key-hole gynaecological procedures.
Yasser graduated in 1984 after completing his specialist training in obstetrics and gynaecology in Egypt. When he moved to the UK in 1998, he undertook further specialist training which included working as a senior registrar, senior clinical fellow and a locum consultant at Guy’s and St Thomas’ for four years.
He has also completed advanced training and accreditation in performing laparoscopic surgery, hysteroscopic surgery, and gynaecological ultrasound.
Yasser was appointed as a consultant obstetrician and gynaecologist at the Royal Surrey County Hospital NHS Foundation Trust from 2009 to 2014 where he was the clinical lead for emergency gynaecology and early pregnancy services and was the lead consultant for medical education. In 2014, he was appointed at Guys and St Thomas’ as a consultant gynaecologist with special interest in early pregnancy and acute gynaecology. During that period he undertook the position of lead clinician for emergency gynaecology and the lead clinician for undergraduate medical education and is currently the head of service for gynaecology.
Yasser is now offering outpatient consultations at the Royal Brompton Hospital’s Wimpole Street facility. You can find out more details here.
Yasser has a special research interest and has published articles on the field of gynaecological surgery. He has a particular interest in problems that arise during early pregnancy, recurrent miscarriages, ectopic pregnancy, pelvic pain, acute gynaecology, fibroids, sub fertility, endometriosis and abnormal uterine bleeding.
- Female infertility
- Early pregnancy including scans
- Laparoscopic treatment (key-hole surgery) of ovarian cysts, adhesions and endometriosis
- Endometrial ablation
- Fibroid removal, open or key-hole
- Endometrial or uterine biopsy
- Hysterectomy: open, laparoscopic or vaginal
- Pelvic organ prolapse
1984: MB, BC, Ain Shams University
1992: MSc Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Gold Medal, Ain Shams University
2008: Certificate of Completion of Specialist Training (CCT)
Membership of professional bodies
- Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (MRCOG)