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Maysa’ Khadra

Personal Info

  • Country of residence: Jordan
  • Gender: Female
  • Born in: 1977
  • Age: 44
  • Curriculum vitae :


Name: Dr. Maysa’ Khadra
Date of Birth: Jun -3-1977
Nationality: JORDANIAN
Mail Address
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology,
Faculty of Medicine, The University of Jordan,
P.O. Box 13046, Amman, 11942, Jordan
Tel: 009626535344, Ext. 2734
Mobile: 0799061326
 Fellowship in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility 2008-20010
University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia.
 Master of Medicine, 2008-20010
Reproductive Health and Human Genetics,
University of Sydney, Faculty of Medicine Sydney, Australia.
 Higher specialty in Obstetrics and Gynecology 2002-2006
University of Jordan, Amman, Jordan
 MBBS (Bachelor of Surgery and Medicine) 1996-2002
University of Jordan, Amman, Jordan
 High school Baccalaureate 1994-1995
Rosary Collage School, Amman, Jordan
Certification and Licensure
 Fellowship in Reproductive and Infertility 2010

 Jordanian Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology 2006

 Higher Specialization in Obstetrics and Gynecology 2006
University of Jordan, Amman, Jordan
 MRCOG England Part 1 2005
 PLAB 2005
 GMC registration (UK): 6084001
 Arabic Board in OBGYN part 1 2003
Current Positions
 Assistant Professor in Obstetrics and Gynecology , Faculty of Medicine, the University of
 Head of the IVF unit, Jordan University Hospital
 Reproductive and Infertility Consultant, Jordan University Hospital

Research Interests
 Indications for IVF at Jordan university hospital
 Endometriosis and Ovarian reserve as indicated by AMH
 Prevalence of Cervical Cytological Abnormalities in Jordan over 15 years
 Type-Specific Prevalence of Human Papillomavirus by Cervical Cytology among
Women in Amman, Jordan
 “Syrian Refugee Crisis: Struggles in the Road to Resettlement” in Collaboration with
Columbia University looking into many challenges facing women and children.
May 2011-Present
Head of the IVF Unit, Jordan University Hospital Amman, Jordan
May 2010-Present
Reproductive & Infertility Consultant, Jordan University Hospital
May 2010-Present
Assistant Professor/Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Faculty of Medicine/ The
University of Jordan, Amman, Jordan
Reproductive and Infertility Fellow, Westmead Hospital, Sydney, Australia
Reproductive and Infertility Fellow, Royal Prince Alfred Hospital/Queen Elizabeth
Institute, Sydney, Australia
Lecturer at the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology / Jordan University Hospital
Obstetrics and Gynecology Residency program / Jordan University Hospital,
Medical Internship at Jordan University Hospital
Additional Experiences
 Organizing and supervising IVF Diploma in collaboration with the Center of
Consultations University of Jordan. Jan-May,2016
 Examiner in the Arab Board for Obstetrics and Gynecology and the Jordanian Board
for Obstetrics and Gynecology
 Examiner at the faculties of medicine of the University of Jordan, Mu’tah University,
The Hashemite University and the University of Science and Technology.
 Visiting Professor at the Faculty of medicine. Tabuk University. February,2016
 Assistant Professor: Seminars, rounds & organizing OSCE exams for the 5th & the
6th year medical students at the department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology at Jordan
University Hospital. Involved in teaching and training junior and senior residents at
the department of obstetrics and Gynaecology-Univesity of Jordan
 PBL Tutor – Central Clinical School, The University of Sydney, 2008-2009
 Facilitating Problem Based Learning Tutorials, across Stage I and Stage II, Graduate
Medical Program, The University of Sydney, including Renal, Reproductive and
Sexual Health blocks
 Tutor for the introductory course for clinical sciences (teaching rounds, seminars,
arranging the written & OSCE examinations for the course for the 4th year medical
students- University of Jordan (2002-2006)
 European Society of Human Reproduction and Embryology 2010-Present_
 Jordanian Society of Obstetricians and Gynecologists 2006-Present
 Jordan Medical Council 2006-Present
 Jordan Medical Association 2001-Present
 Jordan Evidence-based Medicine Group 2011-Present
In collaboration with USAID , The JEBM/RH Group formed in early 2011 to promote the
practice of evidence-based medicine in reproductive health. The group critically appraises
research on issues related to reproductive medicine, initially focusing on contraception. It
disseminates best evidence on contraceptive methods to health providers, patients and the
 Jordan Endometriosis Awareness Group 2014-Present
JEAG formed in 2014 to promote awareness and knowledge for endometriosis symptoms,
signs and management among health providers, patients and the public. It aims to improve
the quality of life for women with endometriosis.
Computer skills
 Microsoft Office
Training Courses
 24th Annual Postgraduate Course in Advanced Gynecologic Surgery Hands-on
Cadaveric Workshop, University of South Florida Center for Advanced Medical
Learning and Simulation (CAMLS), Tampa, Florida, USA (December 2015)
 Modern Hysteroscopy Course European Academy of Endoscopy, Leuven, Belgium
(March 2014)
 Advanced Techniques in Operative, Gynecological Endoscopy/IRCAD, Strasburg,
France (April 2013)
 Anatomy of complications, Perth, Australia (March, 2010)
 Advanced life support in obstetrics, Manchester- UK (October 2007)
 Clinical attachment, Department of obstetrics and Gynaecology/ South Tyneside District
Hospital (NHS Trust), South Shields-UK (Oct-Nov 2007)
 Clinical attachment, Division of renal medicine, Veterans Hospital-Medical student,
Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, USA (August 2000)
 Clinical attachment, Division of Infectious Diseases, Methodist Hospital-Medical
student, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, USA (July 2000)
 Technical reading & writing
 Critical review
Career Objective
 To have a significant role in the process of education development
 To keep up with the latest developments in my carrier
 To work in a motivating environment where I can implement and enhance my
knowledge and skills to serve my institution and my students
 Arabic Mother tongue
 English Fluently
Memberships and other positions
 European Society of Human Reproduction and Embryology
 Jordanian Society of Obstetricians and Gynecologists
 Jordan Medical Council
 Jordan Medical Association
 Jordan Evidence-based Medicine Group
 Jordan Endometriosis Awareness Group
 Maysa M. Khadra, Mazen A. Freij, Muataz Q. Al-Ramahi, Abdullah Y. Al-jamal, Fida M.
Thekrallah, Lubna H. Tahtamouni, “Human chorionic gonadotropin cut off value
determined by receiver operating characteristic curve analysis is useful but not absolute for
determining pregnancy outcomes. , Middle East Fertility Society Journal (In Press).
 The Best Evidence on Family Planning Methods and Practices (book), Jordan Evidence-
Based Medicine Group (Reproductive Health Group), 2014
 M. Freij, M. Khadra, Y. Badran, F. Obeidat, O. Samara , “A Rare Case of Brain Tumour
inside a Dermoid” . “ Poster Presentation” at the 15th Biennial Meeting of The
International Gynecologic Cancer Society– IGCS Melbourne 2014,
 Khadra, M.M. , Peters, K.M. / Fraser, I.S. , “A Novel Approach to Quantifying Pain
erception in Women with Endometriosis: A Pilot Study, , Society for Gynecologic
Investigation in REPRODUCTIVE SCIENCES; 19, 3; 2012
 Al-Jefout M, Walid A, Esam A, Amin A, Nather H, Sultan N, Maysa K, "Abdominal wall
desmoid tumor mimicking a subserosal uterine leiomyoma International Journal of General
Medicine, June 2011 Volume 2011:4 Pages 443 - 446
 Massad I., Khadra M, Abu-Halawa et .al., “Bupivacaine with Meperidine versus
Bupivacaine with Fentanyl for continuous epidural labour analgesia”. Saudi Med 2007;
Vol. 28(6)
Conferences and Meetings:
 ACE IV 2015 Jordan, Asian Conference on Endometriosis, Nov. 19-21, 2015
 Endometriosis Master class, Abu Dhabi, Emirates 10, 2014
 The 28th Annual Meeting of the European Society of Human Reproduction &
Embryology; July,2012 Istanbul, Turkey
 The 18th annual meeting of the Middle East Fertility Society held from November 16-18,
2011 , Beirut, Lebanon
 Organized in collaboration with Mu”tah University the 1st Jordan Australia symposium
A modern view of endometriosis and abnormal uterine bleeding 1st September, 2011
 The 27th Annual Meeting of the European Society of Human Reproduction &
Embryology; July3-6,2011 Stockholm, Sweden
 From cell to Biology- University of Sydney post graduate students, Nov, 2008 Leura- NSW,
 Attended many annual local conferences organized by The Jordanian Society for Fertility
and Genetics, The RCOG representative committee, The Jordanian Society of Obstetricians
and Gynecologists

Achievements and Awards

  • Scholarship towards M.Sc in Reproductive Health and Human Genetics, 2008,
  • Fellowship in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility, 2008

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