Dr Jayasish (Jay) Ghosh BSc (Hons) MBBS AICSM

Jayasish Ghosh

Institute of Metabolism and Systems Research
Clinical Research Fellow

Contact details

Institute of Translational Medicine, Heritage Building

Jay is a registrar in Obstetrics & Gynaecology at Birmingham Women’s Hospital and a Clinical Research Fellow at the University of Birmingham undertaking a PhD supervised by Professor Arri Coomarasamy and Dr Ioannis Gallos. His area of research is around the effect of fallopian tubes on recurrent miscarriage; he is seeking to find out how common fallopian tube problems are in these women and if surgery could help them. He is also performing evidence synthesis to establish the best method for the management of miscarriage in the hope of providing women with more accurate information about efficacy and side effects when choosing management for their miscarriage.

Jay's PhD thesis title is 'Risk Factors and Management of Miscarriage'

Jay's PhD is funded through the Tommy's National Centre for Miscarriage Research


  • MBBS, Imperial College London, 2012
  • BSc (Hons) in Medical Sciences and Management, Imperial College Business School, 2010


Jay completed his MBBS at Imperial College School of Medicine in 2012. After graduating, Jay moved to the West Midlands for his Foundation Training, and in 2014 began his specialist training in Obstetrics and Gynaecology at Birmingham Women’s Hospital where he continues to work clinically. Currently he is a research fellow undertaking a PhD in miscarriage at the Tommy’s National Centre for Miscarriage Research. His research interests are in early pregnancy and fertility but he is also passionate about medical education and healthcare management.


2nd year MBChB – Small Group Teaching on Clinical management of pregnancy


Jay’s research interests are in reproductive medicine and early pregnancy

Research Groups and centres:

Jay is a member of the Birmingham Tommy’s National centre for miscarriage research team.

Other activities

  • 2019 – present, British Medical Association (BMA) National Junior Doctors Committee
  • 2019 – present, Deputy Chair of BMA West Midlands Junior Doctors Committee
  • 2018 – present, BMA West Midlands Council
  • 2017 – present, West Midlands O&G Trainees Committee
  • 2017 – present, Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG) West Midlands E-portfolio champion
  • 2017 – 2018, Deputy Chair of organising committee for RCOG National Trainee’s Conference, Birmingham 2018
  • 2014 – present, RCOG Trainee in Obstetrics and Gynaecology


Harb H M*, Ghosh J*, Al-Rshoud F, Karunakaran B, Gallos I D, Coomarasamy A (2019), ‘Hydrosalpinx and pregnancy loss: a systematic review and meta-analysis’. Reproductive BioMedicine Online, 38(30):427-441, ISSN 1472-6483,

* These authors contributed equally to this work