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Dr Prakashbhan Persad

Obstetrics Gynecology
Registered Number - P099 1988
St. Augustine , St. George
Experience - 37 Years
Languages - English

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TT$ 550.00

Profile Description

With an illustrious career spanning 37 years in Obstetrics and Gynecology, Dr. Prakashbhan Persad stands as the Founder and Clinical Director of Sanjivani Womens Hospital. His profound expertise extends to Perinatology, Perinatal Audit, High-Risk Obstetrics, Colposcopy, Menopausal Health, and Non-Invasive Prenatal Testing. Notably, Dr. Persad holds the distinction of being the sole qualified practitioner in Fetal Medicine throughout Trinidad & Tobago. His commitment to advancing women's health is exemplified by his prior work at the Menopause Research Clinic of Solihull Hospital, where he collaborated under the guidance of Dr. David Sturdee, then the President of the British Menopause Society. Dr. Persad's unwavering dedication to maternal and reproductive healthcare positions him as a distinguished leader in his field.

Education

• MB, BS (University of the West Indies, Jamaica 1986) • DGO - Diploma in Obstetrics and Gynaecology (University of the West Indies, 1990) • FRCOG - Membership of Royal College of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, London, 1992 • MRCP - Membership of the Royal College of Physicians, Dublin, Ireland in 1993 • MFFP - Membership of the Faculty of Family Planning and Reproductive Health Care of the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists, London, 1994 • MSc (Fetal Medicine) - University of Birmingham, 1997 • Member of the American Society of Reproductive Medicine (ASRM) - 2013

Qualifications

  • MB BS; DGO; FRCOG; MRCPI; MFFP; MSc (Fetal Medicine)

Research & Publications

    Publications/Presentations at International Conferences and peer review journals. Contributions to Two books on training for the MRCOG Publications: • "Conservative surgical management for ectopic pregnancy" (Carib Med …, 1992) • "Congenital cytomegalovirus infection-abstract" (West Indian med. j - bases.bireme.br) • "Operative outcome following vaginal hysterectomy" (The West Indian Medical Journal [1990, 39(2):67-70]) • "The Clinical effect of maternal hypertension on pre-term pregnancy-abstract" (WIMJ, 1992) • "Accurate pre-operative diagnosis of ovarian cancer by a combination of clinical criteria, ultrasonography and CA 125-abstract" (West Indian med. …, 1990) • "Midwives' own perception of competence in obstetric procedures" (http://dx.doi.org/10.12968/bjom.1997.5.11.706) • "Role of laparoscopy in the management of chronic pelvic pain" (Hospital medicine (London, England : 1998) 1998;59(8):627-31) • "Primary abdominal pregnancy: disregarding clinical features leads to misdiagnosis" (American journal of obstetrics and gynecology 1996;174(1 Pt 1):296-7) • "Home births. Inability of community midwifery to cope with increase in home confinements is a blessing" (BMJ: British Medical Journal, 1997) • "A method of proportional audit of perinatal care" (BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics & …, 1996) • "Management of suspected ectopic pregnancy" (Journal of Obstetrics & …, 1996 - Informa) • "The prediction of fetal acidosis at birth by computerised analysis of intrapartum cardiotocography" (BJOG: An International Journal of …, 1996) • "Term Breech Deliveries – An International Comparison" (Birmingham and Midlands Obstetric and Gynaecology Society Meeting, Birmingham, October 1997) • "A Cost-Effective Approach to Glucose Testing in Pregnancy" (WEST INDIAN …, 1999) • "Auditing Emergency Caesarean Sections using Decision to Delivery Intervals" (WEST INDIAN …, 1999) • April 2001 : P. Persad, D. Singh, R. Bissoondatt : Low dose Misoprostol for the Induction of Labour at Term. West Indian Medical Journal. Vol 50, 55 (2001) July 2001 : P. Persad, D. Singh, , R. Bissoondatt : The Use of Misoprostol for Induction of Labour at Term (poster) at the 29th British Congress in Obstetrics & Gynaecology in Birmingham, UK • "HPV vaccination: an alternative view" in the 2013 Caribbean Medical Journal • Attended Joint ASRM/IFFS Annual Conference in Boston, USA – October 2013 • Conference in November 2014: Royal College of Physicians, SMART Conference • Webinar in April 2015: "Landmark Harmony Study Presentation Landmark study of the Harmony test as primary screen for T21 in the first trimester in the general population – see NEJM 1st April 2015" • TTMA- 21st Medical Update & Research Conference in July 2015: Presentation on Non-invasive Prenatal Screening using cell-free DNA (ccfDNA)—Report of Early Trinidad Experience • April 2015 Journal Club Live Platform Event: "Does IVF Affect Perinatal Outcomes?" • May 2015 Fertility & Sterility Journal Club Live Platform Event: "Do Ovarian Reserve Numbers Always Matter?"

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