Mr Fevzi Shakir
MBBS, BSC(HONS), MSC
Consultant Obstetrician & Gynaecologist
Mr Fevzi Shakir works as a Consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist at The Royal Free Hospital, Hampstead, London, specialising in Advanced Minimally Invasive Gynaecological Endoscopic Surgery. He has completed a 2 year Senior Clinical Research Fellowship in Advanced Gynaecological Endoscopic Surgery, based at the Minimal Access Therapy Training Unit (MATTU) and Royal Surrey County Hospital, Guildford.
In 2014 he was elected as a council member in charge of the trainee portfolio for the British Society of Gynaecological Endoscopy (BSGE) and re elected in 2016. He has founded a trainee group as part of the BSGE called RIGS (Registrars in Gynaecological Surgery) aiming to improve training and resources. In 2017 he was elected as a senior member of council on the BSGE and chair of the guidelines and patient information committee.
He has presented both Nationally and Internationally on over 60 occasions, has over 20 abstract publications and several peer reviewed publications in scientific journals, including randomised controlled trials. He is frequently invited to present at national and international scientific meetings. Additionally, he is a reviewer for 3 gynaecological scientific journals. He has received both National and International prizes & bursaries at scientific meetings on 9 occasions, for his contribution and work in minimally invasive gynaecological surgery.
He has completed an MSc in Advanced Gynaecological Endoscopy, with Merit, based at the University of Surrey and his current research includes work on endometriosis, humidification in laparoscopic surgery, design and validation of a laparoscopic hysterectomy scoring system, 3D and Robotics.
He is part of over 15 National and International teaching faculty to include the MATTU for the basic/advanced gynaecological laparoscopic courses, basic surgical skills course, advanced hysteroscopy course, BSGE hysteroscopy course/laparoscopic ATSM/RCOG course and Ethicon Endosurgery hysterectomy course, as well as international basic/advanced laparoscopic courses for Ethicon Endosurgery. In addition, he is a UK Ethicon Endosurgery, laparoscopic advanced energy advisory board member.
He enjoys sports particularly running and also video editing. In May 2010 he won an organised 5km race at Richmond Park (350 runners in total), where he and 5 other colleagues raised over £1,500, for the London King’s College Hospital Ectopic Pregnancy Research Trust. In 2014, he ran the London Marathon in 3 hours, 49 minutes and 21 seconds for the Endometriosis UK charity, raising £2,333.75. In 2016 and 2017, he ran the British Vitality London 10Km run again for Endometriosis UK, raising over £740 on both occasions.
He uses his editing skills to develop laparoscopic videos of procedures for teaching purposes and in 2016 one of his video’s was awarded the prestigious Karl Storz-Harold Hopkins Golden Telescope Award, when presented at the BSGE National Annual Scientific meeting.
Royal Free Hospital
Country of qualification
- Obstetrics & Gynaecology
- BSGE elected senior council member
- Chair of patient information and guidelines
Registration and licensing
- 3D laparoscopy