Sarah A. Francis

A seasoned Consultant Obstetrician and Gynecologist, Dr. Sarah Francis has over 15 years of experience in the National Health Service (NHS) in the UK. She has special interests in Ambulatory gynecology, Minimal invasive surgery, Obstetrics, and Pediatric Adolescent Gynecology.

Dr. Francis received her Bachelor’s degree (MBCHB) from The College of Medicine and Allied Health Sciences (COMAHS) in Sierra Leone, and completed her postgraduate training as an Obstetrician and Gynecologist (MRCOG) from the Royal College of Obstetrician and Gynaecologist, UK. She furthered her studies to obtain a Diploma of the Faculty of Family Planning (DFFP) in the United Kingdom.

Dr. Francis has been instrumental in identifying service needs and introducing therapeutic hysteroscopy procedures in Ambulatory Gynecology Care at Lancashire Teaching Hospital Trust (LTHTr) in Preston, UK. While at LTHTr, she served as a Trustee member and also completed a Consultant Leadership Development Program. She later worked across hospitals in the West Midlands & North West of England, including: Blackpool Victoria Hospital, Royal Lancaster Infirmary, Birmingham Heartlands Hospital and New Cross Hospital in Wolverhampton, UK with varied service and demands that helped her acquire a wealth of experience and skills prior to joining American Hospital Dubai.

Dr. Sarah Francis is a member of The Royal College of Obstetricians & Gynecologists in the UK (RCOG) and The British Society for Gynecological Endoscopy (BSGE).

Spoken Languages : Creole, English
Types of Physician : Full-time
DHA License : Consultant Obstetrician & Gynecologist
Branches : American Hospital Dubai


  • MBChB College of Medicine and Allied Health Sciences, Sierra Leone,
  • DFFP, Faculty of Family Planning, UK,
  • MRCOG, Royal College of Obstetrician and Gynecologist, UK,
  • Consultant Leadership Development Training, Validated by Liverpool John Moore University, UK,
  • Diploma in Obstetrics and Gynecology Ultrasonography, All and Everywhere Conferences and Seminars (AECS), Dubai, UAE,
  • Masters Certification in Colposcopy & Lower genital tract diseases, IBC, accredited by Cardiff and Vale University Health Board, Dubai UAE,
  • Certified DaVinci Robotic Surgeon, UAE, Dubai,

Professional Associations:

  • RCOG (Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists)
  • BSGE (British Society of Gynaecology Endoscopy)
  • ISUOG (International Society of Ultrasonography in Obstetrics and Gynaecology)

Professional Experience:

  • Drs Nicolas and Asp Clinics, Dubai
  • East Lancashire Hospital Trust, NHS, UK
  • Blackpool Victoria Hospital, NHS, UK
  • Royal Blackburn Hospital, NHS, UK
  • Royal Lancaster Infirmary, NHS, UK
  • Good Hope Hospital, NHS, UK
  • Heartlands Hospital, Birmingham, NHS, UK
  • Manchester General Hospital, NHS, UK
  • George Eliot Hospital, Nuneaton, NHS, UK
  • New Cross Hospital, Wolverhampton, NHS, UK
  • Grace Services,

Clinical Expertise & Services Offered:

  • Gynecology – benign disease including abnormal uterine bleeding (abnormal periods),
  • Post menopausal symptoms and post-menopausal bleeding polycystic ovarian syndrome and initial management and investigations for subfertility,
  • Ovarian Cysts /masses,
  • Pediatric and adolescent gynecological symptoms (adolescence and young girls with labial fusion, vaginitis, abnormal bleeding or discharge, etc.)
  • Surgical procedures: like - Robotic laparoscopic surgery and standard laparoscopic surgeries benign diseases like removal of ovarian cyst, fibroids, ectopic pregnancies, hysterectomies (removal of the womb), mild to moderate endometriosis, early malignant disease of uterus and ovaries.
  • Diagnostic and therapeutic hysteroscopy for heavy irregular periods and removal of polyps and fibroids from within the cavity of the womb.
  • Obstetrics: - antenatal/intra partum and postnatal care.
  • Normal vaginal deliveries, including high-risk cases e.g., breech vaginal deliveries, twin deliveries, and premature deliveries and Caesarean sections.