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Areas of Expertise

Dr Ahmed specialises in a wide range of gynaecological issues, including:

  • Pain and bleeding in early pregnancy (miscarriage and ectopic)
  • Emergency gynaecology
  • Ultrasound
  • Abnormal smears/colposcopy
  • Menopause
  • Abnormal periods

Personal Biography

Dr Ahmed graduated from the Royal Free Hospital School of Medicine in 1987. She further gained her experience in obstetrics and gynaecology whilst training at Nottingham City Hospital, the National University Hospital in Singapore and St Mary’s Hospital in London where she now holds her private clinic. Dr Ahmed completed her thesis whilst studying the effects of HIV on the cervix at the Royal Free Hospital.


Dr Ahmed has achieved multiple publications in peer-reviewed journals.

Key Publications

  • Kek LP, Thai AC, Ahmed SM, Ratnam SS. Home glucose monitoring in management of diabetes in pregnancy in Singapore. Annals, Academy of Medicine, Singapore 1991; 19 (4): 467 – 472.
  • Kek LP, Thai AC, Ahmed SM, Joseph R, Ratnam SS. Management of diabetes mellitus in pregnancy using home glucose monitoring: 3 years’ experience (1992). Diabetes, Nutrition and Metabolism 1992; 3 (suppl 2): 27 – 29
  • Raman S, Ahmed SM. Temperature drop in normal term new-born infants born at the University Hospital, Kuala Lumpur. Aust. NZ J Obstet Gynaecol 1992; 332:117.
  • Obstetric outcome with increasing maternal age. Viegas OAC, Leong WP, Ahmed SM, and Ratnam SS. J Bio Soc Sci 1994; 26: 261 – 267.
  • Primary re-anastomosis of colonic perforation in unprepared bowel. Ngoi SS, Ahmed SM, Tekant Y, Chia YW, Rauff A. Annals, Academy of Medicine, Singapore 1992.
  • Advances in the treatment of HIV and AIDS 4: Vertical transmission of HIV. Ahmed SM. The Diplomate 1999; 5 (4): 275 – 279.
  • Immunity in the normal female lower genital tract and the impact of HIV infection. Ahmed SM, Al-Doujaily H, V Kitchen, Johnson MA, Poulter LW (2001). Scand J Immunol 2001; Jul-Aug, 54 (1-2): 225 – 238.
  • Human Immunodeficiency Virus in pregnancy. Mini-symposium: Infections in pregnancy. Penn ZJ, Ahmed SM. Current Obstetrics and Gynaecology 2000; 10: 190 – 195
  • Melanoma and HRT; to prescribe or not to prescribe. Durvasula R, Ahmed SM, Vashisht A, Studd JW. Climacteric 2002; 5: 197 – 200.
  • The cellular response associated with CIN in HIV-positive and HIV-negative subjects. Ahmed SM, Al-Doujaily H, V Kitchen, Johnson MA, Poulter LW. Scandinavian Journal of Immunology 2002, Aug; 56(2): 204 – 211.

Getting to know Dr Ahmed

  • Why did you choose to become a part of OneWelbeck

    I’m excited to be part of a centre of excellence in the medical field and working closely with an amazing team of experts.

  • What are the moments which stand out most in your career so far?

    Being appointed Lead for undergraduate obstetrics and gynaecology at Imperial College at St Mary’s Hospital.

  • What keeps you busy in your personal life?

    Travel, reading, spending time with family.

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