Prof. Rezan Abdul-Kadir

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Obstetrician & Gynaecologist

  • Katharine Dormandy Haemophilia Centre at the Royal Free Hosptial
  • location United Kingdom

Prof. Rezan Abdul-Kadir is a consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist, specialised in haemostatic disorders in women. She trained in obstetrics and gynaecology in London and accomplished an MD degree from University of London for her thesis on inherited bleeding disorders in women. She started the first Joint multi-disciplinary clinic for women with bleeding disorders in 2002 and has been leading the service at Katharine Dormandy Haemophilia Centre at the Royal Free hospital. The clinic is internationally renowned for its model of care, its research output in the field and as an international training centre. Her extensive research publications have provided evidence for the prevalence and variety of women’s bleeding disorders and their management, which have established an entire new subspecialty for provision of comprehensive care to this large group of women. She led several national and international guidelines and co-authored a book entitled “Inherited Bleeding Disorders in Women” first edition published in 2009; second edition in 2019. She is currently leading several multi-disciplinary research projects collaborating with international academic teams and scientists in the field of bleeding disorders in women. She has given presentations at numerous international congresses and has authored over 200 peer-reviewed publications. In addition to research and setting the service model, Prof. Rezan Abdul-Kadir has been in the forefront of advocacy for women’s issues in families with bleeding disorders. She led the establishment of “Women Bleed Too project” with the UK Haemophilia society in 2005; and has been chair /member of its medical advisory board since then. This project has become a model for increasing awareness and promoting wellbeing of women and has been replicated in the USA, Canada and in most of Europe.  She also plays a leading role in international medical societies, patients’ organisations and NGOs advocating women’s health issues in thrombosis and haemostasis. She is a co-founder and chair/co-chair of committees on women’s health for International Society of Thrombosis and Hemostasis, World Federation of Hemophilia and European Association for Haemophilia and Allied Disorders.

Prof. Rezan Abdul-Kadir has received financial support/sponsorship for research support, consultation, or speaker fees from the following companies:

Other programmes developed by Prof. Rezan Abdul-Kadir

video Video
Hemostasis and bleeding disorders 
Iron Deficiency in Women and Girls with Bleeding Disorders

An educational video for HCPs

Experts
Dr Ayesha Zia, Prof. Rezan Abdul-Kadir, Dr Michelle Lavin
  • clock 3 MIN
  • calendar Apr 2023

Educational programme supported by an independent medical education grant from Takeda
podcast Podcast
Hemostasis and bleeding disorders 
Podcast: Bleeding Disorders and Pregnancy

What to Expect When They're Expecting?

Experts
Prof. Rezan Abdul-Kadir, Debra Pollard
  • download Downloadable
    Resouces
  • clock 22 MIN
  • calendar Aug 2022

Educational programme supported by an independent medical education grant from Takeda
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Hemostasis and bleeding disorders 
Preparing Girls with a Bleeding Disorder for Menarche

Episode 2: A short video to use with patients in your clinical practice

Experts
Dr Azusa Nagao, Debra Pollard, Prof. Rezan Abdul-Kadir, Dr Sarah O'Brien, Dr Michelle Lavin, Dr. Roseline d'Oiron
  • clock 2 MIN
  • calendar Feb 2022

Educational programme supported by an independent medical education grant from Takeda
video Video

Episode

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Hemostasis and bleeding disorders 
Raising Awareness of Heavy Menstrual Bleeding

Episode 1: A short video to use with patients in your clinical practice

Experts
Debra Pollard, Dr. Roseline d'Oiron, Prof. Rezan Abdul-Kadir, Dr Sarah O'Brien, Dr Azusa Nagao, Dr Michelle Lavin
  • clock 1 MIN
  • calendar Jan 2022

Educational programme supported by an independent medical education grant from Takeda
podcast Podcast

Episode

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of 3

episode
Hemostasis and bleeding disorders 
Women and Girls Bleed too – Diagnosing Bleeding Disorders Podcast

A podcast series on Bleeding Disorders in Women and Girls, aiming to provide first-line healthcare professionals with insights on recognising, diagnosing, and managing bleeding disorders in women and girls.

Experts
Prof. Rezan Abdul-Kadir, Dr. Roseline d'Oiron
  • clock 20 MIN
  • calendar Oct 2021

Educational programme supported by an independent medical education grant from Takeda
e-learning Interactive e-learning

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Hemostasis and bleeding disorders 
Bleeding Disorders in Women – How to recognise, diagnose and manage

Module 2: Diagnosis and management

Experts
Prof. Rezan Abdul-Kadir, Dr Sarah O'Brien, Dr Michelle Lavin, Debra Pollard, Dr. Roseline d'Oiron, Dr Karin van Galen
Endorsed by
EHA EURAPAG
  • download Downloadable
    Resouces
  • clock 20 MIN
  • calendar Mar 2021

Educational programme supported by an independent medical education grant from Takeda