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Last updated: 16 Apr 2020
- Sexual and reproductive healthcare
Miss Potdar is a dedicated, compassionate Consultant providing individualised care to her patients. She has extensive training and experience in Gynaecology with further specialisation in Reproductive Medicine and Laparoscopic/Hysteroscopic Surgery. She is research active and has presented at various National and International Conferences and published in peer-reviewed Journals.
Areas of interest
Gynaecology; Endometriosis; Ovarian cysts, Fibroids; Painful periods; Heavy periods; Pelvic pain; abdominal pain; Infertility; Recurrent miscarriage; Polycystic Ovaries; PCOS; Fertility assessment; Implantation failure; Menstrual problems; Well woman check; Post menopausal bleeding; Premenstrual problems; Gynaecology surgery; Key hole surgery for removing cysts; Laparoscopic surgery for endometriosis; excision of endometriosis; removal of adhesions; Hysterectomy; Ovarian Cyst removal Laparoscopy; Cystectomy; Fibroid removal; polyp removal; Hysteroscopy; Novasure, Myosure.
- Ms Gemma Winters
- Spire Leicester Hospital Gartree Road Oadby Leicester LE2 2FF
- 0116 272 90273037
- 0116 265 3684
Anaesthetists worked with
Current NHS consultant posts held
Subspecialist Reproductive Medicine and Surgery
Endometriosis Accredited Centre Surgeon
Lead for Recurrent Miscarriage Service
Honorary Senior Lecturer
University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust
Leicester Fertility Centre
Early pregnancy and Implantation problems
Art and Water sports
RCOG Trainer of the year award, second runners up. 2017. Award ceremony, 5th July 2018.
Poster prize, 2012, British Fertility Society Meeting: 'Is weight loss all about diet and exercise or is there something more to it?' Human Fertility 2012; 15: 44.
(Additional) Languages spoken
- Hindi - Fluent
- Gujarati - Conversational
- Urdu - Conversational
1.Prediction of miscarriage in women with viable intrauterine pregnancy- a systematic review and diagnostic accuracy meta-analysis. European Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology and Reproductive Biology September 2017.
2. Chronic pelvic pain and Endometriosis. Clinical Obstetrics & Gynaecology, 4th Edition. Saunders Ltd. published March 2018.
3. Myomectomy: Massive intraoperative hemorrhage. Gynaecology and Obstetric Surgery-Challenges and Management Options. Wiley-Blackwell published April 2016.
4.Application of sperm DNA fragmentation test in clinical setting. Invited commentary. Translational Andrology and Urology, April 2017. http://dx.doi.org/10.21037/tau2017.05.15
5.Strategies to Improve Fertilisation Rates with Assisted Conception: A Systematic Review. Human Fertility 2017, 26:1-19.
6.Diagnosis and Management of Ectopic Pregnancy: Green-top Guideline 21. BJOG 2016;123(13):e15-e55.
7.Iatrogenic menopause after treatment of cervical cancer. Clinical Oncology 2016, 28(12):766-775.
Courses offered to GPs
Endometriosis and Pelvic Pain: July 2019-GPs
Infertility and Contraception: July 2019-GPs
Menopause patient evening-June 2019
PCOS- GPs 2019
Menopause update-GPs 2018
Management of heavy periods-GPs 2018
Post operative infection rate, re-admission rate are <1%
Patient satisfaction details:
'Miss Potdar has a calming manner and made me feel at ease'.
'Everything was explained to us professionally and positively. We felt like we were
being listened to and supported'.
'She is an extremely knowledgeable consultant and an incredibly positive person'
'From start to end Miss Potdar has been very supportive and understanding of my
condition. I thank her for what she
has done and for being just being a very nice person. I would highly recommend her.'
'Thank you for your care, compassion and empathy. You are a an amazing surgeon and wonderful person'
'I just want to say a huge thank you for being amazing and managing my surgery'
- FRCOG RCOG, London 2018
- MRCOG RCOG, LONDON 2000
- MD UNIVERSITY OF LEICESTER 2010
- MSc (Med Stats) University of Leicester 2014
- Ultrasound Diploma RCOG 2007
- Healthcare Leadership PG Cert Open University 2014
Reference number 5207836
Professional bodies (positions held - last 3 yrs)
- SAC Committee Member RCOG 2019
- National Guidance Alliance Committee Member RCOG 2018
- Guidelines Committee Member RCOG 2016
Affiliations / memberships
Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists
British Society of Gynaecological Endoscopy
British Fertility Society
British Medical Association
- Gartree Road Oadby LEICESTER LE2 2FF
- 13:30 - 17:30
- 0116 272 0888
Post treatment communication
Following treatment of a Bupa member, I will communicate with GPs in line with Department of Health, GMC and appropriate professional bodies guidelines.
In the event of an urgent query following treatment, Bupa members should use the following contact details
Spire Leicester Hospital
0116 272 0888