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Dr. Richard Banful

CEO / Medical Director


Dr.Banful is an expert in obstetrics and gynaecology with a high interest in Feto-Maternal medicine and Infertility Management. He is the founding medical director and Chief Executive Officer of MedifemMulti-specialist and Fertility Centre. Dr.Banful has been a practicing gynaecologist and obstetrician since 1989 and is nationally and internationally recognized for his extensive work. He has lectured at the Department of Obstetrics & Gynaecology NR Mandela School of Medicine University of Natal, Durban as well as the University of Southern Africa (MEDUNSA), Pretoria, both in South Africa. He currently lectures at the 37 Military Hospital and the University of Ghana Medical School, both in Ghana, Africa.


  • CEO / Medical Director/Consultant Obstetrician/Gynaecologist/Lecturer
  • Medifem Multi-Specialist and Fertility Centre/37 Military Hospital/UGMS, Accra

Professional Qualifications:

  • 1978 MB.ChB- Credit in Biochemistry, University of Ghana Medical School, Accra, Ghana
  • 1989 College of Obstetrics & Gynaecology of South Africa FCOG (SA)
  • 1991 Membership Royal College of Obstetrics & Gynaecology, UK
  • 2003 Royal College of Obstetrics & Gynaecology, London, UK. (FRCOG.UK)
  • 2004 Ghana College of Physicians & Surgeons (FGCS)
  • 2011 West Africa College of Surgeons (FWACS)


  • Epilepsy in Pregnancy: SA Journal of Continuing Medical Education- November 1988
  • Gynaecological Cancers and the Radiologist- February, 2015


  • Royal College of Obstetrics & Gynaecology, London MRCOG (UK)
  • South African Society of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (SASOG)
  • South African Menopause Society (SAMS)
  • South African Society of Reproductive Science and Surgery (SARSS)
  • International Society of Gynaecological Endoscopy (ISGE)
  • Southern African HIV Society
  • Gynaecology Management Group (South Africa)
  • International Society for In Vitro Fertilization (ISIVF)
  • European Society of Human Reproduction and Embryology (ESHRE)

Other Qualifications

  • 1998 Certificate in Stock Market Performance, Port Elizabeth, South Africa