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Dr Catherine Aiken

Honorary Consultant in Maternal and Fetal Medicine

I am a consultant obstetrician, specialising in complex maternal and fetal conditions.
Dr. Catherine Aiken

My current role

I work with the Obstetrics department, specialising in the care of medically complex pregnancies. I also manage labour and deliveries.

I am an active clinician scientist at the University of Cambridge, and lead a research group that focuses on understanding the long-term outcomes of complex pregnancies. I have published >50 peer-reviewed papers and am the Chief Investigator of several studies.

I am the Associate Training Programme director for academic trainees in Obstetrics and Gynaecology in the East of England. I am a Fellow and Director of Studies for clinical medical students at Trinity College, Cambridge.

Previous history

I trained at Cambridge University, where I completed undergraduate medical studies, clinical studies, and my PhD. I then undertook post-doctoral and clinical training via an Academic Clinical Lecturer post.

I completed my sub-specialty training in Maternal and Fetal Medicine at CUH, prior to being appointed as a consultant.


Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists

Royal College of Physicians

British Maternal and Fetal Medicine Society