Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology

About Department



The Department of obstetrics and gynecology started with the establishment of the College of Medicine in the year 1980 [1400H]. Since then, the department has been teaching obstetrics and gynecology to the MBBS program medical students. 


To become a center of excellence in spreading the concepts of obstetrics and gynecology through teaching and scientific research.


 To propagate knowledge about obstetrics and gynecology and conduct scientific research in relevant areas in accordance with the general mission of College of Medicine and King Khalid University. 


  1. Teach students of medicine the core knowledge of obstetrics and gynecology with an emphasis on how they can be applied in the real practice of medicine.
  2.  Provide students with clinical skills through clinical teaching at hospitals and laboratories.
  3. Support faculty research activities and promote regional and international collaborations
  4. Publish research results and participate in scientific conferences
Program and Courses

Programs and Courses:

The department offers four courses to the students of the collages of Medicine

Courses for College of Medicine students:


Course Name

Course Code


Credit Hours


Gynecology  1


L14 Boys





Gynecology  2


L16 Boys




Head of Department

Prof Mamduh Eskandar



Faculty members in the department conduct a wide range of scientific research.

Research areas and projects:

Most of the research activities in the department are focused on studying different areas of obstetrics and gynecology and related sciences. Research interest of faculty members extends to include the field of medical education. 

Recent publications by faculty members:

1- Prevalence and risk factor of periodontal disease among pregnant women in an antenatal care clinic in Khartoum, Sudan.Yasir Saleh1 , Abubkar M. Naser1, Abdel B.A.Ahmed2,Manal E.Sharif2 and Ishag Adam1.BMC Res Notes  (2020 13:147) Published online:11 March\10.1186\s13104-020-04998-3.

2- Reliability of glycosylated hemoglobin in the diagnosis of gestational diabetes mellitus. Duria A. Rayis1 ,Abdel B A. Ahmed2 , Manal E. Sharif3 , Amir ElSouli4 ,Ishag Adam5 .JClin lab Anal. 2020;00: e23435. Accepted 20 May 2020.Doi:10.1002\jcla.23435.  

3- Adam I, Rayis DA, ALhabardi NA, Ahmed ABA, Sharif ME, Elbashir MI. Association between breastfeeding and preeclampsia in parous women: a case -control study. Int Breastfeed J. 2021 Jun 29;16(1):48. doi: 10.1186/s13006-021-00391-3. PMID: 34187508; PMCID: PMC8243720.

4- Musa IR, Omar SM, Sharif ME, Ahmed ABA, Adam I. The calculated versus the measured glycosylated haemoglobin (HbA1c ) levels in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus. J Clin Lab Anal. 2021 Jun 14: e23873. doi: 10.1002/jcla.23873. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 34125975

5- Prevalence and associated factors of undernutrition among pregnant Sudanese women Bahaeldin Hassan, Duria A, Rayis,AbdelB. A.Ahmad, Nadia Alhabardi, and Ishag Adam, Trans R. Soc Tropical Med Hyg2021;2021:0:1-7 Advance Access publication0 2021,  

6- Mandar O, Idrees MB, Ahmed A, ALhabardi N, Hassan B, Adam I. Prevalence and associated factors of fear for childbirth among pregnant women in eastern Sudan. J Reprod. Infant Psychol. 2021Oct 23: 111.doi:10.1080/02646838.2021.1995598. Epub a head of print. PMID: 34693830. 


Faculty Members and Contact

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Office No.


Mamdoh Eskandar


Ayman Hussien Mohamed shaamash


Saravana Anniyappa Annamalai

Associate professor

Bahaeldin Ahmmed Hassan Abdallah

Assistant professor

Hatim Tagalsir Osman Ali

Assistant professor

Ahmed Mahmoud MohammedOsman Mansor

Assistant professor

Esmaeel Satti Ali Mohamed

Assistant professor

Abdel Bagi Amin Mohmmad Ahmad

Assistant professor

Female section Faculty members

Hanoof ali alqahtani

Assistant professor

Anna Zarfishan

Assistant professor

Mehad Hassan Alqasem

Assistant professor

Deama Saeed Abdullah Al-Ghamdi

Assistant professor