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Mr Farhad Alexander-Sefre

Consultant Gynaecologist


Practices at: Three Shires Hospital

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Personal Profile

Mr Alexander-Sefre MB ChB, FRCS(Ed), MRCOG, MD is a fully accredited registered gynaecologist and specialist in gynaecological cancers. He qualified from the University of Leeds in 1992, after which he trained in general surgery, gynaecology and cancer in London and the South East. Following this, he became a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh and a Member of the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologist in London.

Mr Alexander-Sefre continued his higher surgical training with particular emphasis on key hole (laparosopic) surgical techniques of managing complex benign and cancer cases. He also acquired accreditation in management of smear abnormalities by the British Society for Colposcopy and Cervical Pathology. Since 2004 he has been a consultant on the sub-specialist register of Gynaecological Cancer.

He has contributed significantly to improving service quality to patients with suspected gynaecological cancers; and established complex advanced cancer surgery at South East Midland Cancer Centre.Many recent contributions to provide a greater understanding of Gynaecological cancers, surgical techniques, screening strategies and endometriosis can be attributed to the dynamic work of Mr Alexander-Sefre. He is currently lead in Research and Development for the whole Northampton NHS Trust. His academic work can be viewed through the PubMed academic search engine.

Mr Alexander-Sefre lives with his wife Marina who is a general practitioner. They have a young daughter. He enjoys gardening, golf and history

Clinical Interests

  • Prevention, Investigation, Management, Follow up of Gynaecological Cancers.

  • Cervical Smear abnormality/Colposopy.

  • Abnormal Menstrual, Post Menopausal and Post Coital Bleeding.

  • Suspected Pelvic Mass or Cyst (risk assessment, treatment and prevention).

  • Vulval / Vaginal disorders (vulval itch, soreness, discharge, abnormal bleeding and suspicious lesions).

  • Risk assessment and preventive surgery for women with family history of gynaecological cancers.

Professional Memberships

  • Royal College of Surgeons (Edinburgh)

  • British Society of Gynaecological Cancer (BSGC)

  • The British Society for Colposcopy and Cervical Pathology (BSCCP)

  • European Society Gynaecological Oncology (ESGO)

  • Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG)

  • British Medical Association (BMA)

Clinical lead in research and development for Northampton NHS Trust/ Northampton General Hospital.