Dr. Farzana Zia has completed her graduation from prestigious Dow Medical College, Karachi, Pakistan in 2000. She did her MRCOG part 1 from Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG), UK in 2002. She later completed her post graduate training of 4 years from Ziauddin University & Hospitals and was awarded Fellowship Degree in the field of Obstetrics & Gynaecology in 2010. During her period of training she completed the course in obstetric ultrasound. She is also certified for Basic Life Support (BLS) by American Heart Association.
Overall, she has an excellent record of nearly twelve years working in her respective field and experience of around 4 years working as a Consultant Obstetrics & Gynaecology in her home country. She started her professional career in Ziauddin University and hospitals, one of the largest tertiary care unit in Karachi, Pakistan with around 500 beds, covering all the specialties, which led Dr. Farzana to get vast experience in managing all the pathologies, related to her field. After completing her training, she continued working with same hospital as a consultant. During that period, she took part in several trials and also conducted conferences. She conducted MRCOG part 2 revision course twice in her hospital.
Dr. Farzana has considerable clinical and surgical experience that covers all general obstetric and gynecologic cases such as pregnancy follow up, menstrual disorders, contraception, high risk pregnancy and infertility. Besides, her experience encompasses the management of gynaecological malignancies such as endometrial and ovarian cancers under supervision and the management of early invasive and pre invasive disease of cervix including Colposcopy.
She was actively involved in all aspects of training and teaching to post-graduate students and nursing midwives for over 3 years, being an Assistant Professor in Ziauddin University, a private medical sciences research university in Karachi.
She has presented papers in several national and international conferences and published research articles in various international peer reviewed journals.
Her prime field of interest is fetomaternal medicine, laparoscopy and Gynaecologic oncology. She has effective communication skills and fluent in English and Urdu.