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Miss Gaity Ahmad

Consultant Gynaecologist & Obstetrician

MBBS, MD, FRCOG, MSc Advanced Gynaecology Endoscopy

Practises at: The Highfield Hospital


Personal profile

Miss Gaity Ahmad is a Consultant Gynaecologist and Obstetrician with over 20 years experience, with special interest in pelvic pain and endometriosis. She also has extensive experience in general gynaecology and specialist training in minimal access surgery.

She was successfully appointed as a member of RCOG in 2002, and completed obstetrics and gynaecology specialist training in North West Deanery in 2008.

She completed advanced training module in Intermediate Laparoscopic Surgery and Benign Abdominal Surgery. Following on, she then completed a Masters in Advanced Gynaecological Endoscopy (University of Surrey). Miss Ahmad was then appointed to the RCOG guideline committee and became involved in reviewing national guidelines.

She has a keen interest in teaching and training, and is an RCOG-recognised preceptor for the Advanced Training Skill module in Benign Abdominal Surgery. She works closely with Cochrane Gynaecology & Subfertility Disorder Group and is the Lead Author of the Cochrane review on Laparoscopic Entry Techniques. She is a recognised trainer for laparoscopic surgery and has trained 8 trainees in laparoscopic surgery. Based on her academic achievements and commitments to teaching and training, she was appointed as Senior Lecturer at Manchester University in 2021.

She is also the Associate Editor for Cochrane Clinical Answers.

Miss Ahmad has more than 30 peer review publications and has contributed to chapters in books on gynaecology . 

Her areas of interest include: endometriosis, pelvic pain, menstrual disorders, fibroid, subfertility and minimal access surgery (laparoscopic and hysteroscopic).

Miss Ahmad led the development of Pennine Endometriosis Centre and currently leads this service at Pennine Acute Trust. She also performs day case laparoscopic hysterectomy.

Clinical interests

  • Endometriosis
  • Pelvic pain
  • Menstrual disorders
  • Fibroids
  • Subfertility
  • Minimal access surgery (laparoscopic and hysteroscopic)

Professional memberships

  • Royal College of Obstetrics and Gynaecologists 
  • British Society of Gynaecological Endoscopy
  • Medical Defence Union