Chief Medical Officer of United Family Healthcare’s Fertility Services, Fertility Specialist, Obstetrician & Gynecologist
Dr. Afnan, a United Kingdom native, graduated from the University of London Charing Cross Hospital Medical School. Throughout the course of his studies and his professional experience, Dr. Afnan has established a strong background in general Obstetrics and Gynecology, as well as specialized in infertility and assisted conception.
Dr. Afnan has 30 years of experience as an obstetrician and gynecologist, serving in various roles including clinical, academic, and administrative positions. He has made numerous contributions to the British Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (RCOG), the Human Fertilization and Embryology Authority (HFEA), and the British Fertility Society.
Dr. Afnan was part of the team that created the third test-tube baby in the UK. He subsequently developed the Assisted Conception Unit (ACU) at the Birmingham Women’s Hospital (UK), which has consistently produced above-average pregnancy rates. He also led the development of selective salpingography, a simple outpatient technique for overcoming blocked tubes.
Dr. Afnan joined UFH in 2010. From 2010 to 2012, he was the chair of the Obstetrician and Gynecology Department at Beijing United Family Hospital. Following his success, he took over the Chief Medical Officer role for Beijing from 2013 to 2015. Before that, he worked as a consultant for Gynecology, specializing in infertility, at the Birmingham Women’s Hospital. He has been the chair of many committees and programs and was the supervisor for an RCOG-accredited sub-specialist training program in reproductive medicine.
Dr. Afnan has written over 60 publications and 10 book chapters, and is actively involved in research and development programs in the field of infertility.