Pr Shakila Thangaratinam

Shakila Thangaratinam, Obstetrician/Gynaecologist, Professor of Maternal and Perinatal Health

Shakila Thangaratinam has a strong interest in clinical trials, diagnostic research, evidence synthesis and evidence based medicine. Her research is largely collaborative with national and international partners.

Her interest and work in pre-eclampsia has led to NICE recommendations for tests with regard to the same. 

Professor Thangaratinam would be pleased to accept medico-legal instructions for cases concerning conditions in pregnancy.


Her interests include:

  • Prediction and prevention of pre-eclampsia in pregnancy and gestational diabetes
  • Obesity in pregnancy
  • Evidence synthesis
  • Diagnostic methodology
  • Evidence Based Medicine
  • Epilepsy in pregnancy
  • Diabetes in pregnancy

Professional qualifications:

  • MBBS 1966 (Dr MGR Medical University, Madra, India)
  • MD 1999 (DR MGR Medical University, Madra, India)
  • MRCOG 2003
  • CCT 2010
  • PhD 2011 (University of Birmingham)

Professor Thangaratinam works as the Professor of Maternal and Perinatal Health at Barts and the London School of Medicine