Dr. Dalia Khalife
Obstetrics and Gynecology Specialist

Dr. Dalia Khalife joined Jumeirah American Clinic in August 2020. She completed a 4-year residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology at the American University of Beirut Medical Center followed by a 2-year fellowship in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility at the same institution. Upon completion of her fellowship, she pursued an 8 months training in fertility preservation and oncofertility at the Assisted Conception Unit at Guy’s and St Thomas’ Hospital in London where she was active in research and clinical care.

During her training, Dr. Khalife received multiple awards and presented in multiple national and international meetings. Her interest in research has granted her oral presentations in distinguished meetings such as the American Society for Reproductive Medicine (ASRM) and the European Society of Human Reproduction and Embryology (ESHRE). Her project about fertility preservation in cancer survivors was presented recently at ESHRE and was featured by multiple medical journals in the UK. She also has published more than 15 articles, 6 book chapters in peer-reviewed journals and has multiple submitted and ongoing studies. She’s also pursuing a master’s in Clinical Embryology at the University of Leeds and will be graduating in December 2020.

Dr. Khalife has extensive experience in managing patients with infertility. She tailors the treatment according to the latest evidence-based medicine. Her experience includes the management of female and male infertility, ovulation induction, ovarian stimulation for in vitro fertilization (IVF) cycles, intrauterine insemination (IUI), transvaginal and abdominal egg retrievals, embryo transfer, diagnostic and operative hysteroscopies, 3D ultrasound and fertility-sparing laparoscopic surgeries.

Dr. Khalife is known for her excellent work ethic and interpersonal skills. She is well mannered and devoted to patients’ care. Moreover, she has a special interest in treating challenging patients such as patients with poor ovarian response, polycystic ovarian syndrome, endometriosis, and recurrent implantation failure. She is also experienced in counseling patients for fertility preservation (social and medical) and pre-implantation genetic testing.

Abstract released in the press program of ESHRE- July 2020

Live birth rate and utilization rate of eggs and embryos following fertility preservation in 879 female cancer patients over 19 years. 36th Annual Meeting of European Society of Human Reproduction and Embryology. Featured in the regional press:

  1. Fertility preservation is effective in female cancer patients. BioNews, United Kingdom. https://www.bionews.org.uk/page_150689.
  2. Fertility can be successfully preserved in breast cancer patients. News Medical Life Sciences, United Kingdom. – https://www.news-medical.net/news/20200706/Fertility-can-be-successfully-preserved-in-breast-cancer-patients-shows-study.aspx.
  3. Fertility hope rises for young women with cancer. The Times, United Kingdom. https://www.thetimes.co.uk/edition/news/fertility-hope-rises-for-young-women-with-cancer-wmbsktzjb.
Specializations
Obstetrics And Gynecology
Languages
English
Arabic
French
Educational Background
2019-2020
Fertility preservation and Oncofertility
Guy's & St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust Hospital- London, United Kingdom
Expected Graduation: December 2020
Master’s in Clinical Embryology
University of Leeds- Leeds, United Kingdom
2019
Clinical Fellowship in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
American University of Beirut Medical Center- Beirut, Lebanon
2017
Residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology (ACGME-I accredited)- Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
American University of Beirut Medical Center- Beirut, Lebanon
2013
Medical Doctor Degree
Holy Spirit University of Kaslik- Beirut, Lebanon
Achievements and awards
Administrative Chief Resident Position, 2016 – 2017, Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology, American University of Beirut Medical Center
Resident of the year Award , 2016 – 2017, Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology, American University of Beirut Medical Center
Biomedical Research Day Poster Award, March 2019, American University of Beirut Medical Center
Outstanding Fellow Poster Award , May 2019, American University of Beirut Medical Center
Memberships
Member, European Society of Human Reproduction and Embryology (ESHRE)
Member, British Fertility Society (BFS)
Member, Lebanese Society of Obstetrics and Gynecology (LSOG)
Member, Lebanese International Fertility (LIFE)