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Dr. Hazem El-Refaey


Clinical interests

  • Fibroids
  • Heavy periods
  • Polycystic ovaries (PCOS)
  • Caesarean
  • High-risk pregnancy
  • Abortion

Consultant Obstetrician and Gynecologist

Mr. Hazem El-Refaey is a highly qualified consultant obstetrician and gynecologist in London with over 25 years of experience, who has helped women with heavy periods, fibroids, PMT, the menopause, pregnancy and those in need of abortions. Mr. El-Refaey provides gynecology and antenatal services at Chelsea and Westminster Hospital and the Portland Hospital.

After graduating from Cairo University in 1981, he practiced across the UK, in Aberdeen, Glasgow, London UCL and the Imperial College School of Medicine. He obtained his MD with metris from Aberdeen university on the use of the Drug Misoprostol and prostaglandins in the evacuation of the pregnant uterus. His proposal that Misoprostol could be used vaginally for abortion and miscarriage is now standard practice all over the world.

He has pioneered several life-saving treatments that have helped to minimize complications for women during pregnancy, miscarriage and abortion. In 2011, these treatments were added to the World Health Organization's Essential Medicine for Postpartum Hemorrhage, the leading cause of maternal mortality. His work on medical and surgical miscarriage and abortion is now integrated in protocols all over the world.

Working with his patients as a harmonious team, Mr. El-Refaey strives to ensure that they feel safe and are well-informed about all the choices available during the course of their pregnancy or treatment.