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Last updated: 13 Oct 2020
Mr Gans Thiagamoorthy, is a Consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist who grew up in Surrey, gained his medical degree from St. George’s Hospital Medical School and was subspecialty trained in Urogynaecology in King’s College, London.
With 12 years experience as a Gynaecologist, Gans serves as the Information committee Chair of the British Society of Urogynaecologists and is a member of the International Continence Society, International Urogynaecological Association and the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists.
Gans treats all gynaecological problems and specialises in caring for women who have concerns regarding possible prolapse, all forms of urinary difficulty from persistent or recurrent cystitis to frequent passing of water or urinary incontinence, post birth difficulties, painful sexual intercourse and menstrual problems.
Gans has a holistic approach to women’s health and strongly believes that non-surgical therapy should always be offered first. However, when other treatment options are required, he is also capable of offering medical and surgical therapies and explaining the benefits and negatives of these with up to date evidence so that his clients can decide on which options suits their needs best. Gans endeavours to make treatments as least invasive to the lady’s life as possible and can offer small yet effective procedures which can be conducted in an outpatient setting to more complex procedures requiring day or overnight admission.
Having conducted research focusing on quality of life and improving the care pathways for women, Gans has presented nationally and internationally as well as being widely published in journals and textbooks. His NHS practice is at Ashford and St. Peter’s Hospitals and he is proud to continue promoting education regarding women’s health there and is the specialty lead for undergraduate education of St. George’s, University of London medical students.
Areas of interest
Female urinary problems;
Prolapse of the pelvic organs;
Pelvic floor problems;
Painful sexual intercourse;
Post childbirth pelvic floor problems;
Current NHS consultant posts held
Gynaecology and Urogynaecology subspecialty Consultant at Ashford and St. Peter’s Hospitals, Surrey
Having conducted research focusing on quality of life and improving the care pathways for women, Gans has presented nationally and internationally as well as being widely published in journals and textbooks.
In developing and making treatments as least invasive to the lady’s life as possible. Gans can offer small yet effective procedures which can be conducted in an outpatient setting to more complex procedures requiring day or overnight admission.
1.Value of vaginal packing in pelvic floor surgery: a randomised blind study. IUJ 2014
2. National survey of perineal trauma and its subsequent management in the United Kingdom. IUJ 2014
3. Management of prolapse in older women. Post Reprod Health 2014
4. Systematic review and metaanalysis of genetic association studies of urinary symptoms and prolapse in women. AJOG 2015
5. Management of recurrent stress urinary incontinence after failed sling: a survey of members of IUGA. IUJ 2015
6. Sexual function after urinary incontinence surgery. Maturitas 2015
7. Patient and surgeon goal achievement 10 years following surgery for prolapse and urinary incontinence. IUJ 2015
8. Drug therapy for overactive bladder. Womens Health 2015
9. Early investigational β3 adreno-receptor agonists for the management of the overactive bladder syndrome. Expert Opin 2015
10. Digital assessment and quantification of pelvic organ prolapse (DPOP-Q). IUJ 2016
11. The efficacy and tolerability of mirabegron, a β3 adrenoceptor agonist, in patients with symptoms of overactive bladder. Ther Adv Urol 2016
12. A drug safety evaluation of mirabegron in the management of overactive bladder. Expert Opin 2016
13. Technical Video: Vesicoscopic Excision of Eroded Tension-free Vaginal Tape. J Minim Invasive Gynecol 2016
14. Combined Laparoscopic, Vesicoscopic, and Vaginal Repair of a Vesicovaginal Fistula. J Minim Invasive Gynecol 2016
15. Current and future pharmacotherapy for treating overactive bladder. Expert Opin Pharmacother 2016
16. Anticholinergic prescription: are healthcare professionals the real burden? IUJ 2017
17. Current evidence and emerging drug therapies for overactive bladder. Minerva 2017
18. Are we justified in suggesting change to caffeine, alcohol and drink intake? Neurourol 2017
19. Is there an association between metabolic syndrome and overactive bladder? Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol 2017
20. Laparoscopic mesh repair of a labial hernia. Neurourol 2018
21. Post-hysterectomy vaginal prolapse. Maturitas 2018
22. Does assessing urethral function allow the selection of the optimal therapy for recurrent SUI? Neurourol 2018
23. Dyspareunia: consider prolapse. BMJ 2018
24. Can we replace the catheter when evaluating urinary residuals? Neurourol 2019
1. Other Lower Urinary Tract Disorders including Bladder Pain Syndrome. Obstetrics and Gynaecology: An evidence-based text for MRCOG. 3rd edition
2. Urinalysis. Textbook of female urology 4th edition
Courses offered to GPs
Menopause and HRT
Webinar via Surrey Total Health at 1900Hrs on Wednesday 12th August 2020
Mixed Specialty GP Education day at Hoebridge Golf Centre, Old Woking Rd, Old Woking, Woking GU22 8JH on Wednesday 25th March 2020.
GP Educational Conference
Acute vs Chronic Conditions in Primary Care.
Hilton Cobham September 24th 2019
- Urogynaecology Subspecialist Certification Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists 2018
Reference number 6122772
Affiliations / memberships
British Society of Urogynaecologists
European Urogynaecological Association
International Urogynecological Association
International Continence Society
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.
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01932 932 931