Dr. Rizmee Shireen graduated from medical school in India, Deccan College of Medical Sciences affiliated to University of Health Sciences Vijayawada. She moved to Ireland in 2001 to pursue postgraduate education and achieved with distinction Diploma in Gynecology and Obstetrics from Trinity College Dublin in 2002. During early years of obstetrics and gynecology residency training in Ireland, she gained expertise in various branches of the specialty including active management of labor, benign gynecology and obstetrics.
Dr. Shireen developed special interest in management of premalignant diseases of female genital tract, and was accredited as certified colposcopist by British Society of Colposcopist and Cervical Pathologists UK in 2007, and is a certified BSCCP trainer since 2014. In continued series of achievements, she was awarded membership of Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists UK (MRCOG) and Royal College of Physicians Ireland (MRCPI) in 2007.
During specialist training in Ireland, between 2008 and 2013, Dr. Shireen consolidated on her basic training of management of labor and pregnancy and exceled in areas of management of gynecological malignancies and pelvic surgery. In 2013, she was awarded certificate of completion of training (CCT) by Royal College of Physicians in Ireland.
Following achievement of CCT, Dr. Shireen went on to do minimal access surgical fellowship in Mater Misericordiae University Hospital and St James’s Hospital in Dublin. Subsequently in July 2015, she was appointed as Consultant Gynecologist at St James’s Hospital pursuing her special interest in management of gynecological malignancies and laparoscopic pelvic surgery.
Dr. Shireen’s philosophy on provision of medical care is to formulate a treatment plan tailored to individual patient’s needs and wishes. She believes in active management in all areas of obstetrics and gynecology, and is a strong advocate of anticipation of impending problem and prompt management instead of deploying reactive measures in a state of crisis, which is avoidable in majority of cases with proactive thinking and careful planning.
Her practice stands on pillars of compassion, efficiency, and good communication.
2003 – 2008 Residency Training in Obstetrics and Gynecology in various teaching hospitals under the auspices of Health Services Executive Ireland
2008 – 2013 Higher Specialist Training in Obstetrics and Gynecology under affiliation of Royal College of Physicians Ireland
2013 – 2015 Post-CCT minimal-access surgical fellowship in pelvic surgery at Mater Misericordiae University hospital and St James’s hospital Dublin
2015 – 2016 Consultant Gynecologist at St James’s hospital Dublin
Special interest in general obstetrics and gynecology, active management of labor, management of gynecological malignancies and premalignant conditions of female genital tract, and laparoscopic pelvic surgery.
Language Spoken: English, Urdu, Hindi, Telugu, Arabic (limited)