Tahir Mahmood, MD

OB-GYN, Victoria Hospital, UK; Chair of EBCOG Standards of Care and Position Statements Group
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Work Experience: 30+ years’ experience in obstetrics and gynecology
Tahir Mahmood, MD
“Developments within information technology have given a plethora of information to our patients, so it’s important for me to remain abreast of the knowledge and new developments to offer high quality care to all women and their families. I stand for the right of women to access high quality care wherever they live, and this passion has encouraged me to get involved in advocacy roles with the EBCOG and UNFPA.”

Dr. Tahir Mahmood has a long list of titles and recognitions, such as CBE MBBS, BSc, MD, FRCPI, FFSRH, MBA, FACOG, FRCPE, FDGGG, FEBCOG, FRCOG.

He was made a Commander of the order of British Empire (CBE) in 2012 by Queen Elizabeth II for his services to the Women’s health. 

Professional Experience

Dr. Mahmood’s career highlights include:

  • Served as President of European Board and College of Obstetrics & Gynaecology (EBCOG) for three years (2014-2017). Chaired the EBCOG Working Party on Standards of Care since 2010. 
  • International Consultant to UNFPA for EECA Region, and is also serving as Senior Clinical advisor NIHR National Audit of Urinary Incontinence in the UK since 2016. 
  • Medical Adviser to the Jennifer Brown Fife Research Appeal (Piggy Bank Kids) which has raised £250,000 for midwifery-led projects in Fife (2004-2011). 
  • Life trustee of Lindsay Stewart R&D Foundation at the Royal College of Obstetricians & Gynaecologists.  

He has edited 8 books and published more than 190 peer-reviewed papers and chapters. Has also delivered more than 185 lectures around the globe.

Passion and Motivation

Dr. Mahmood has research interests in a variety of fields: 

  • Induction of labor
  • Outcome-related multicentre obstetrics/Gynaecology audits
  • Gynaecological outcomes
  • Obesity and reproductive outcomes
  • Pelvic endometriosis
  • Developing standards of care by interrogation of National Maternity and Gynaecological database
“Being a gynecologist, I have been involved in the care of women and young adults with different issues, such as menstrual disorders, cancer, and infertility, and their experience of my treatments has been a great learning and reflective experience.”