Prof Sally Collins

Sally is a Professor of Obstetrics in the Nuffield Department of Women’s and Reproductive Health, University of Oxford and a Consultant Obstetrician sub-specializing in Feto-Maternal Medicine at the John Radcliffe Hospital in Oxford, UK.

Sally graduated in Clinical Medicine from the University of Oxford and specialized in Obstetrics, training within the Oxford region during which time she completed a PhD in Obstetric Ultrasound. Sally is currently a Consultant Obstetrician in a busy NHS Trust and has set up the Oxford FMU Placenta Clinic which provides a tertiary referral service to the Thames Valley region and beyond for Placenta Accreta Spectrum (PAS).

She is highly research active having authored over 100 cited articles and won several international research awards. She currently holds several substantial grants to develop a fully automated first trimester screening tool for pre-eclampsia and fetal growth restriction.

Sally is recognised worldwide for her expertise in diagnosis of placenta accreta spectrum (PAS) disorder. She is currently working with NHS England to develop a national network for the diagnosis and management of PAS and has co-authored the RCOG and FIGO guidelines on diagnosis and management of PAS. She is a UK representative to, and elected Vice-Chairperson of, the International Society for placenta accreta spectrum (IS-PAS) and is the lead author on their recent evidence-based guidelines for the management as well as their guideline for ultrasound diagnosis.

Sally has recently been recognised as one of the top 3 experts in the world in placenta accreta and she continues to strive to improve the outcomes for women affected by this rare and complex condition.

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