About Me

Professional profile

Mr Faraj is a consultant obstetrician and gynaecologist and has been in the speciality for the last 20 years.

Mr Faraj is the lead of infertility Unit in Rotherham/South Yorkshire and had a wide experience in the management of infertile couples. He has a special interest in recurrent miscarriage, gynaecology scanning, endometriosis and Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS).

He was the medical director of the first IVF unit in Muscat and had the first IVF baby in the Sultanate of Oman.

Mr. Faraj has advanced experience in minimal access surgery including laparoscopic and hysteroscopic gynaecological surgery. He provides variety of fertility treatment and laparoscopic tubal surgery.

Married with 2 children ( 2 boys). Speaks fluent Arabic as well.

Other Roles:

  • Lead of Early Pregnancy Assessment Unit (EPAU)
  • Honorary Senior Clinical Lecturer – University of Sheffield
  • Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists Tutor for trainees in South Yorkshire Deanery
  • He was the Medical Education Lead/Undergraduate Tutor for Medical Students /University of Sheffield
  • Consultant Gynaecologist at BMI Thornbury Hospital, Sheffield
  • Previously Physician Obstetrician and Gynaecologist, Carbonear General Hospital, and Bruin Health Centre, NL, Canada
  • Accredited Trainer in Pelvic Ultrasound in British Fertility Society

NHS Hospital: Rotherham NHS Foundation Trust

Private Hospitals:

BMI Thornbury Hospital-Sheffield

Previous Training and Qualifications:



Baghdad University, Baghdad, Iraq


Masters Degree in Obstetrics and Gynecology

University of Jordan, Amman, Jordan



Certificate of the Arab Board for Higher Specialisations in Obstetrics & Gynaecology



Jordanian Board in Obstetrics & Gynaecology




Diploma of Faculty of Family Planning and Reproductive Health

[Faculty of Sexual and Reproductive Healthcare, London, United Kingdom]



RCOG-PMETB, London, United Kingdom

Mr Faraj has his initial UK training in North West Hospitals in Manchester in 2004 then moved as a consultant obstetrician and gynaecologist in South Yorkshire
Certification in subfertility RCOG-BFS Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists, May-2007
Certification in laparoscopic surgeryRoyal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists, Nov-2008
Certification in hysteroscopic surgeryRoyal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists, Jan-2009
Certification as an accredited trainer in pelvis ultrasoundBritish Fertility Society, Oct-2011
Certification in advanced labour ward practiceRoyal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists, Nov-2009

Professional Membership

2008 British Society of Gynaecological Endoscopy (BSGE)
2007 British Fertility Society (BFS)
2005 Royal College of Obstetricians & Gynaecologists (RCOG)
Faculty of Sexual and Reproductive Healthcare
2004 Middle East Fertility Society (MEFS)
2002 Jordanian Society of Fertility and Genetics


License to practice as IVF specialist in Ministry of Health, Muscat, Oman.

College of Physicians and Surgeons of Newfoundland & Labrador (CPSNL)
The Canadian Medical Protection Association (CMPA)

1996 Jordan Medical Association
1991 Iraqi Medical Association

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