OakBend Medical Group Adds Additional Obstetrician and Gynecologist

Dr. Sadia A. Durrani.

OakBend Medical Group is pleased to announce the addition of Dr. Sadia A. Durrani. Durrani is a board-certified Obstetrician and Gynecologist who strongly believes in the power of effective listening, tender examinations and personal attention to each patient in a respectful atmosphere.

Durrani focuses on a comprehensive health care approach giving particular emphasis to patient education. She wants her patients to have an active participation in their health care decisions while practicing evidence-based medicine. Durrani enjoys her specialty and the opportunity to maintain long-term relationships with her patients. She feels pride in teaching her patients in adolescent years, caring for them during their pregnancy and improving their quality of life after menopause.

Durrani believes that every patient deserves quick recovery, better pain control and improved quality of life after obstetrics and gynecological procedures.  She manages normal and high-risk pregnancies, as well as women who want a vaginal birth after previous cesarean section births. She also practices the full spectrum of gynecological care with a special interest in minimally invasive surgery and pelvic reconstructive surgery for urinary incontinence and prolapse.

Durrani received her medical degree from University of Health Sciences Lahore, Pakistan after her education from the Convent School. She started her career in the United States at Harvard Reproductive Endocrine Science Center Boston in Translational Research (applying finding from basic science to enhance human health and well-being). Durrani published her work in peer-reviewed journals and presented at the National Conference of ACOG (The American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists). She also co-authored a book chapter about  complex genetics of infertility.

Durrani chose Rutgers New Jersey Medical School for her residency training in Obstetrics, Gynecology and Women’s Health. After working at Trinitas Regional Medical Center as an obstetrician and gynecologist for three years, she joined Rutgers again as a clinical assistant professor. There she was actively involved in teaching medical students and OB/GYN residents in addition to taking care of patients from different socio-economic and cultural backgrounds.

Durrani is a Fellow of American Congress of OB/GYN and member of the American Medical Association and Harvard Postgraduate Medical Association.  Shespeaks Urdu, Saraiki, Punjabi, Hindi and English fluently.

Durrani lives with her husband Zaka, a cardiologist, five-year-old daughter  and a two-year-old son. The family loves to travel, enjoys gardening and outdoor sports.  Durrani also enjoys spending a few hours each week at a local community center with special needs kids.

Durrani is located at 22001 Southwest Freeway, Suite 100, in Richmond.  For more information, call 281-239-5020.