Mr Khalil Razvi is an experienced senior gynaecological surgeon who has been in medical practice since 1988 and has been a trained gynaecologist since 1995.
He completed his undergraduate degree in Dublin in 1988 from the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland and returned to Singapore where he worked at the Singapore General Hospital as well as the National University Hospital. He completed his gynaecological training in 1995 having obtained the Membership of the Royal Australian College of Obstetrician & Gynaecologists as well as the Membership of the Royal College of Obstetricians & Gynaecologists (UK). He was also awarded a Masters in Medicine Degree from the National University of Singapore the same year. He was offered a University scholarship to train in gynaecological cancers at St Bartholomew’s Hospital and the Royal Marsden Hospital in London in 1999.
In 2001, he was appointed a Consultant and Assistant Professor in the Dept. of Obstetrics & Gynaecology, at the National University Hospital and National University of Singapore.
He subsequently returned to the UK and was appointed as a Consultant Gynaecologist and Gynaecological Oncologist at Southend University Hospital in Essex in 2005. He is a certified colposcopist with the British Society for Colposcopy and Cervical Pathology.
He has held leadership and administrative roles in the NHS including Clinical Director for the Obs & Gynae department and Director for Women & Children. He is the lead Colposcopist in Southend Hospital and has led the Gynaecological Oncology service for South Essex.
He has an active interest in research with over 30 peer reviewed publications and over 50 Conference publications. He is a co-inventor in 2 international patents for research into rapid diagnosis of fetal conditions (eg. Downs Syndrome) and ovarian cancer. His main research interest is in Ovarian Cancer Diagnostics and Enhanced Recovery following major gynaecological surgery. He is currently involved in novel research using opto-magnetic imaging spectroscopy for cancer diagnostics.
Khalil is a leading advocate in raising awareness of gynaecological cancers and has worked closely with ovarian cancer charities in the UK (Target Ovarian Cancer, Ovarian Cancer Action) and has been interviewed by national media on these issues. He has also co-founded a gynaecological cancer charity in Essex called COPES (Cervical Ovarian Perineal Endometrial Support) which currently provides support for women who have gynaecological cancers as well as their families.
He mentors junior doctors during training especially in the performance of gynaecological surgery. He is a faculty member of the Anatomy of Complications Workshop in Singapore which trains surgeons in the prevention and management of surgical complications.
He is active in teaching and is an examiner for the MBBS exam in Queen Mary, University of London. He was previously an examiner for the National University of Singapore (MBBS, MMed exams) as well as the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Obstetricians & Gynaecologists (MRANZCOG).
- General Medical Council: 5199518 (Full Registration)
- Specialist Registration: Obstetrics & Gynaecology, STA
- Subspecialty accreditation in gynaecological oncology (RCOG) – April 2005.
- Fellow of the Royal Society of Medicine since 2006.
- British Society for Colposcopy & Cervical Pathology from 12 Jan 2005.
- Member, European Society of Gynaecological Oncology since 2003.
- Member, International Gynaecological Cancer Society since 2008.
- British Medical Association since 2007.
- Fellow, Academy of Medicine, Singapore since September 1998.
- Fellow of the Royal College of Obstetricians & Gynaecologists since September 2008.