Dr. Waseem Kamran is a certified surgical gynaecological oncologist and cytoreductive surgeon at St James’s as well as Beacon hospitals. Following his specialist training in general Obstetrics and Gynaecology from London, he gained certification in urogynaecology & advanced pelvic reconstructive surgery from Kings College hospital, London. He undertook his formal advanced minimally invasive surgery (key hole) training at the minimal access therapy training unit (MATTU) and received a postgraduate diploma in advanced laparoscopic surgery. Dr. Kamran undertook an RCOG approved fellowship in surgical management of gynaecological cancer. His main area of expertise is ultra-radical cytoreductive surgery in ovarian, fallopian tube and primary peritoneal cancers which is considered to be the cornerstone in the surgical treatment of ovarian cancer to improve the overall survival.
Over the last 5 years, Dr Kamran has pioneered the use of laparoscopic surgery in the field of gynaecological oncology in Ireland and has dedicated much of his time to expand and incorporate new surgical techniques in the surgical management of ovarian cancer. He is one of a handful of oncology surgeons in Europe who are proficient in performing such extensive multi-organ cytoreductive surgeries for gynaecological malignancies. He has published in peer-reviewed international journals and has presented his work at international conferences. His laboratory based research is into HE4 ovarian cancer biomarker and its potential role in the follow up of ovarian cancer.