IVF and Obstetric & Gynaecology at Kuala Lumpur, MalaysiaBiographical Sketch:
Datin Dr Hu qualified with her medical degree from UK at 1998. Following the completion of her housemanship in Scotland, she started her career in obstetrics and gynaecology at the Jessop Hospital for Women in Sheffield, where she trained under well-known Professors in infertility, Prof Ian Cook, Prof TC Li and Prof William Ledger. She went on to complete her higher specialist and sub-specialist training in obstetrics and gynaecology at Central London Hospitals (Royal Free and University College London Hospitals) and gained her Membership of the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists,London (MRCOG) in 2008. She obtained a Diploma in Family Planning from RCOG, London in 2001 and underwent structured training for clinical ultrasound and obtained a Postgraduate Certificate Clinical Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynaecology in London University. She has a strong research interest and obtained a Postgraduate Medical Doctorate in Research from University College London (UCL) in 2012 for the thesis entitled “Cardiovascular Function in Pregnant Women With Polycystic Ovary Syndrome.” From the work on her thesis, she has won awards for 1st Prize Oral Abstract Presentation at the Annual Meeting of the Institute for Women’s Health, UCL and 2nd Place in the UK National Harold Malkin Prize from the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists. During this period, she was invited to present at numerous international meetings such as The American Society for Reproductive Medicine Annual Meeting (ASRM) and Joint Meeting of the Endocrinology and Diabetics UK.
Education and Fellowship:
She was a Consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist who specialises in IVF and Obstetrics and Gynaecology at Bourn Hall Cambridge Clinic, a tertiary referral centre which was founded in 1980 by IVF pioneers Mr Patrick Steptoe and Professor Robert Edwards. They were responsible for the conception of Louise Brown, the world's first IVF or test-tube baby in 1978. Professor Robert Edwards won the Nobel prize in medicine in 2010.
Advance individualised treatment of patient with subfertility include Intra-Uterine Insemination (IUI), In-vitro Fertilisation (IVF), intra-cytoplasmic sperm injection (ICSI), frozen embryo transfer, as well as egg donor for those who require this fertility treatment
2. Advanced 3D ultrasound in gynaecology and obstetrics scanning
Cervical Smear and colposcopy and biopsy and treatment of abnormal cervical biopsy.
4.Laparoscopic and open surgeries in treatment of endometriosis; ovarian cystectomy; adhesiolysis; myomectomy; hysterectomy, salpingectomy or salpingostomy
Diagnostic and therapeutic hysteroscopy for treatment of heavy menstrual loss and for investigation of post-menopausal bleeding and recurrent miscarriage.
6.. Managing emergencies in gynaecology, ranging from early pregnancy problems including medical and surgical management of miscarriage and ectopic pregnancies.
7.Management of High risk pregnancy problems including diabetic pregnancy, Pre-eclampsia, sickle cell disease and others.
On labour ward, she performs assisted deliveries by the vaginal routes as well as fetal blood sampling, perineal repair, manual removal of placental and caesarean section.
9. Insertion of intra-uterine coil for contraception and family planning
10. Treatment for perimenopausal and menopausal problemsProfessional Memberships:
Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG), London.
Faculty of Sexual and Reproductive Healthcare of the RCOG, London
American Society for Reproductive Medicine (ASRM)
European Society of Human Reproduction and Embryology (ESHRE)
International Society of Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynaecology (ISUOG)
The British Society for Colposcopy and Cervical Pathology (BSCCP), UK
Research and Publications: