Professor Rami Wakim is a highly esteemed consultant in reproductive medicine based in London. He specialises in a range assisted reproduction treatments including IVF and egg freezing as well as having expertise in fertility problems such as recurrent miscarriage and implantation failure.
Professor Wakim was awarded a bachelor of medicine and surgery degree in 1986 from Ain Shams University in Cairo, Egypt. Following this, Professor Wakim pursued further training in order to specialise in obstetrics and gynaecology at various hospitals in the UK. In his early career, he worked in the fertility department of in the renowned Rizk Hospital in Beirut with assisted reproduction techniques, such as IVF, which was in its infancy.
Since this time, Professor Wakim has maintained a strong clinical interest in IVF technology and its development. He was made a member of the College of Obstetrics and Gynaecology in 2000 and then went on to undertake clinical fellowships in fertility at both University College London and Imperial College London, where he was involved in key research on ovarian reserves. He became a consultant in Obstetrics and Gynaecology in 2010 and his many years of training have brought him recognition for his clinical expertise. He has also undertaken specialist training in laparoscopic surgery in Germany and always seeks to use state-of-the-art techniques in assisted reproduction to offer excellent outcomes for patients.
Professor Wakim is passionate about passing on his expertise to trainees in his field and occupies a number of educational roles including dean of Western Imperial Medical University in Antigua and visiting senior lecturer at Manchester Metropolitan University. He is additionally a Faculty examiner for the Royal College of Obstetrics and Gynaecology and was nominated ambassador for the COGI Congress, the leading international gynaecology congress.