Dr Sue Pavord
Dr Sue Pavord MB ChB, FRCP, FRCPath is a Consultant Haematologist at Oxford University Hospitals and the Nuffield Health Manor Hospital, and an Associate Senior Lecturer at St Edmund Hall, University of Oxford. She is a well-known and respected haematologist with a national and international profile. She is fellow of the Royal College of Physicians and Royal College of Pathologists.
She qualified from the University of Leicester in 1988 and in her early career, spent time at McMaster University, Canada, researching Immune haematology. She has over 25 years’ experience in clinical and laboratory haematology.
Her specialist areas of interest are anaemia and iron management, immune haematology, inherited and acquired bleeding disorders, thrombosis and anticoagulation, thrombosis prevention and obstetric haematology.
She co-leads a national group to drive the UK agenda on anaemia management, emphasising the importance of correcting preoperative anaemia to improve patient outcomes after surgery.
She is a pioneer in the field of Obstetric Haematology and co-founded the British Society for Haematology Obstetric Haematology Group in 2004, highlighting the importance of specialised input in the care of pregnant patients with iron deficiency and other haematological conditions.
She produced the national guidelines on the investigation and management of anaemia in pregnancy, and UK guidelines for the care of pregnant patients with inherited bleeding disorders.
She is co-editor of a leading textbook, The Obstetric Haematology Manual (Pavord Hunt).