Dr. Hisham Mirghani       
       
Associate Professor & Chair
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Phone: 971 3 7137 562
Fax: 971 3 7672067
Email: hmirghani@uaeu.ac.ae


College of Medicine and Health Sciences

United Arab Emirates University
P.O.Box 17666, Al-Ain
United Arab Emirates
DegreeUniversityYear
M.B., B.CHCairo University, Egypt1986
Arab Board of Medical Specializations in Obstetrics and Gynecology Arab Board of Medical Specialization1994
Maternal Fetal Medicine Fellowship University of Toronto, Canada1999
MRCOGRoyal College Obstetricians & Gynaecologist, London, United Kingdom1995
Postgraduate Diplomas, Certificates, and FellowshipsYear
Fellow of Royal College of Obstetrician & Gynaecologist, United Kingdom2007
Maternal Fetal Medicine Fellowship, University of Toronto, Canada
Certificate in Advance Obstetrical Ultrasound, Royal College, United Kingdom
Membership of Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynecological, London, United Kingdom1995
Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynecological, London, United Kingdom 2007
AppointmentYear
Acting Chair, OBGYN Dept, FMHSFebruary 2007-to date
Acting Chief, Fetal Medicine Unit, Tawam Hospital, UAEJune 2007 - Jan. 2010
Director, Diploma in Advanced OBGYN Ultrasound2011
Coordinator for the Senior Clerkship (OBGYN) 2003-2006
Director of the OBGYN Residency Training Program2006-2010
Research Interest
Maternal Fetal Medicine, Human Placenta Perfusion, Fetal diagnosis and therapy, Medical Education 
Selected Publications
Begam MA, Alsafi W, Bekdache GN, Chedid F, Al-Gazali L, Mirghani HM. Stuve-Wiedemann syndrome: a skeletal dysplasia characterized by bowed long bones. Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol. 2011 Feb 17. doi: 10.1002/uog.8967. [Epub ahead of print]. Corresponding author. 
Ghazal-Aswad S, Badrinath P, Sidky I, Abdul-Razak Y, Davison J, Mirghani HM. Confidential enquiries into maternal mortality in the United Arab Emirates: A feasibility study. . J Obstet Gynaecol Res. 2011 Feb 11. doi: 10.1111/j.1447-0756.2010.01338.x. [Epub ahead of print]. Corresponding author 
Alshami HA, Kadasne AR, Khalfan M, Iqbal SZ, Mirghani HM. Pregnancy outcome in late maternal age in a high-income developing country. Arch Gynecol Obstet. 2010 Dec 28. [Epub ahead of print] Corresponding author  
Hamdan MA, Begam M, Mirghani HM. Inseparable Thoraco-Omphalopagus Twins. Pediatr Cardiol. 2010 Sep 8. 
Hisham Mirghani, Reem Zayed, Letha Thomas, Mukesh M. Agarwal. Gestational diabetes Millitus: Fetal Liver measurements between 21 and 24 weeks gestation. J Clin Ultrasound. 2007 Jan;35(1):34-7. corresponding author 
Bekdache GN, Begum M, Al-Gazali L, Ali BR, Akawi NA, Mirghani H.Prenatal diagnosis of thanatophoric dysplasia and obstetrical challenges. J Obstet Gynaecol. 2010;30(6):628-30. Corresponding author. 
Al-Shibli AI, Chedid F, Mirghani H, Al Safi W, Al-Bassam MKThe significance of fetal renal pelvic dilatation as a predictor of postnatal outcome. 2009 Sep;22(9):797-800.  
Bekdache GN, Begam M, Al Safi W, Mirghani H. Prenatal diagnosis of triploidy associated with holoprosencephaly: a case report and review of the literature. Am J Perinatol. 2009 Aug;26(7):479-83. Epub 2009 Apr 27. Corresponding author 
HM Mirghani, DSL Weerasinghe, S Abdulkhalik, N Osman, R AlKilani, M Ezimokhai. The prevalence of anticardiolipin antibodies in a multiethnic population. EMJ. 2006 Dec;24(3):201-204. Corresponding author 
Mirghani HM, Weerasinghe S, Ezimokhai M, Smith JR Ultrasonic estimation of fetal weight at term: an evaluation of eight formulae. J Obstet Gynaecol Res. 2005 Oct;31(5):409-13 Corresponding author 
Mirghani HM, Salem M, Weerasinghe DSL, The effect of maternal fasting on uterine arterial blood flow. J Obstet Gynaecol Res. 2007 Apr;33(2):151-4. Corresponding author 
Weerasinghe S, Mirghani H, Revel A, Abu-Zidan FM. Cumulative sum (CUSUM) analysis in the assessment of trainee competence in fetal biometry measurement. Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol. 2006 Jul 21;28(2):199-203. (Corresponding author) 
Mirghani HM, Hamud OA. The effect of maternal diet restriction on pregnancy outcome. Am J Perinatol. 2006 Jan;23(1):21-4. Corresponding author 
HM Mirghani, HM Khair. Comparison between visual and computerized cardiotocography in low risk pregnancy. Saudi Med J. 2005 Aug;26(8):1228-30. Corresponding author 
Mirghani HM, Weerasinghe S, Al-Awar S, Abdulla L, Ezimokhai M.The Effect of Intermittent Maternal Fasting on Computerized Fetal Heart Tracing.J Perinatol. 2005 Feb;25(2):90-2. Corresponding author 
5. Mirghani HM, Weerasinghe S, Al-Awar S, Hamud OA. Intrauterine fetal transfusion. Saudi Med J. 2004 Dec;25(12):2001-3. Corresponding author 
Hisham M Mirghani, Sarath Weerasinghe, John R Smith, Mutairu Ezimokhai.The effect of maternal fasting on the human fetal breathing movements. J Obstet Gynaecol. 2004 Sep 24(6):635-637. Corresponding author 
Mirghani HM, Hamed M, Ezimokhai M, Weerasinghe DS.Pregnancy-related admissions to the intensive care unit. Int J Obstet Anesth. 2004 Apr;13(2):82-5. Corresponding author. 
Begam M, Bekdache GN, Murthy SK, Mirghani HM.Double aneuploidy of trisomy 18 and Klinefelter syndrome: prenatal diagnosis and perinatal outcome. J Perinat Med. 2010 Sep;38(5):565-6.Corresponding author 
Hamdan MA, El-Zoabi BA, Begam MA, Mirghani HM, Almalik MH. Antenatal diagnosis of pompe disease by fetal echocardiography: impact on outcome after early initiation of enzyme replacement therapy. J Inherit Metab Dis. 2010 Sep 4.  
Hamdan MA, Almalik MH, Mirghani HM. Early administration of enzyme replacement therapy for Pompe disease: Short-term follow-up results. J Inherit Metab Dis. 2008 Dec 12.  
Lammers WJ, Mirghani H, Stephen B, Dhanasekaran S, Wahab A, Al Sultan MA, Abazer F. Patterns of electrical propagation in the intact pregnant guinea pig uterus. Am J Physiol Regul Integr Comp Physiol. 2008 Mar;294(3):R919-28. Epub 2007 Nov 28.  
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