Director for Medical Education/ Senior Lecturer on 50% Contract, having spent the previous 12 years as full time Consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist at Sandwell & West Birmingham Hospital NHS Trust / City Hospital where I was the Post graduate Education Lead/ College Tutor from 2008-2016 with excellent performance. During my tenure, City Hospital has become the first choice for StR allocation in the West Mids. My leadership was described as “exemplary and inspirational”
I am Research active: Lead investigator of 6 multi-centre RCT’s, I represent SWBH at the REproductive health And CHildbirth Network/REACH.
Bakour SH, Williamson J. Latest evidence on using hormone replacement therapy in the menopause. The Obstetrician & Gynaecologist 2015;17:20-8.
Bakour S, Ball E. Authors' reply. Asymptomatic endometrial thickening in postmenopausal women. TOG 2014;16:139-140.
Bakour SH, Bell E. Authors ‘reply. Asymptomatic endometrial thickening in postmenopausal women. TOG 2013; 15: 201-203.
Nan C, Gielen M, Warner C, Krone RE, Mellers D, Martin W, Sunanda G, Bakour S, Barrett T, Zeegers M. Antenatal head circumference is associated with developmental skills in healthy twins: A study up to 24 months into infancy. OA Epidemiology 2013 Nov 01;1(2):17.
Bakour SH, Timmermans A, Mol BW, Khan KS. Management of women with postmenopausal bleeding: evidence-based review. The Obstetrician & Gynaecologist 2012 ; 4: 243–249.
Srinivasan M, Bakour S. Prevalence of endometrial cancer in symptomatic postmenopausal women with thickened endometrium. BJOG 2012 June supplement: page 172.
Cassandra Nan1, Marij Gielen2, Claire Warner1, Ruth Krone1,Diane Mellers3, William Martin3, Gargeswari Sunanda4, Kausik Das4, Neil Shah4,5, Shagaf Bakour5, Timothy Barrett6 and Maurice Zeegers1,2. The effect of antenatal size and growth on developmental skills in healthy twins up to 24 months. Epidemiology June 2012 (submitted).
Cassandra Nan1, Timothy Barrett2,Claire Warner1, Ruth Krone1,Diane Mellers3, William Martin3, Andrew Ewer3, Gargeswari Sunanda4, Kausik Das4, Neil Shah4,5, Shagaf Bakour5and Maurice Zeegers1,6. The association of maternal occupational physical activity and psychological strain with perinatal outcomes in twin pregnancies. Occupational and Environmental Medicine July 2012 (submitted).
Bakour SH, Timmerman A, Mol BW, Khan KS. Management of Post menopausal Bleeding: an Evidence – Based Review Article written on commission by the Royal College of Obststricians and Gynaecologists. The Obstetrician and Gynaecologist (TOG) July 2012.
Timmermans A, Opmeer BC, Khan KS, Bachmann LM, Epstein E, Clark TJ, Gupta JK, Bakour SH, van den Bosch T, H.C. van Doorn, Cameron st, Giusa MG, Dessole S, Dijkhuizen FPHLJ, ter Riet G, Mol GBWJ. Meta-analysis of endometrial thickness measurement for detecting endometrial cancer in women with postmenopausal bleeding: a different approach using individual patient data. Obstet Gynecol. 2010;116(1):160-7.
BAKOUR, S. H., JONES, S.E., KHAN, K.S. Ambulatory Hysteroscopy: An Evidence-Based Guide to Diagnosis and Therapy. Ed 1, 2005 December. Publisher: Royal Society of Medicine. ISBN 185315640X.
BAKOUR S, JONES S, O’DONOVAN P. Ambulatory Hysteroscopy: Evidence Guide to Diagnosis and Therapy. Bailliere's Best Practice and Research: Clinical Obstetrics & Gynaecology 2006; 20(6): 953-75.
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