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I have 18 years experience within the field of Gynaecology and Women's Health. I am a practising Consultant Gynaecologist with a special interest in Urogynaecology.
I specialise in pelvic floor dysfunction, birth related injuries, vaginal prolapse and female urinary incontinence. I provide care to women with complex urogynaecological conditions, including primary and recurrent pelvic organ prolapse and urinary incontinence.
I also provide specialist care for women presenting with perineal problems, including postpartum complications, early pregnancy complications, menstrual disorders and menopausal problems.
I completed my specialist training from renowned institutes namely, Northwick Park and St Mark's Hospital, and St Mary's Hospital, Imperial College Healthcare, London. Passionate about teaching, I completed my Masters in Healthcare and Medical Education.
I provide a leadership role in Perineal care within Obstetrics and Gynaecology and co-lead within Urogynaecology at Luton and Dunstable University Hospital, Bedfordshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.
I am an active member of many renowned Societies and Institutes.
I am a Fellow member of the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists. I am member of the British and European Society of Urogynaecology.
I am also a member of the International Urogynaecology Association (IUGA) and an active member of the Education Committee of IUGA.
I hold a professional membership with British Menopause Society and British Society of Gynaecological Imaging.
I strongly believe and provide sensitive and holistic women-centred care, empowering women with choice of options to the management of their problems.
Areas of interest
Gynaecological problems in all ages; Urinary Incontinence; Prolapse; DUB; Abnormal Bleeding; Menopausal Problems;
Current NHS consultant posts held
Substantive Consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist with special interest in Urogynaecology and Early Pregnancy,
Bedfordshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Luton and Dunstable University Hospital
Lewsey road Luton LU4 0DZ
Honorary Consultant Urogynaecologist at Milton Keynes University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Urinary incontinence and Prolapse
Birth related Perineal Injuries and Trauma
I am passionate about teaching and training
When I am not working, I spend a much cherished and quality time with my family and friends, including traveling to a number of exciting places , whether it is the beautiful countryside in UK or exotic destinations abroad.
➢ 1st Prize for oral presentation and audit at the Trust clinical audit presentation at St. Mary’s Hospital June 2009.
➢2nd Prize for poster presentation at Wessex Obstetric and Anaesthetic Meeting, 2009
(Additional) Languages spoken
- Hindi - Fluent
- Bengali - Fluent
- Prevelance and risk factors for symptomatic pelvic organ prolapse using ICIQ-VS questionnaire: results from Twins UK adult twin registry – Neurourology and Urodynamics, July 2013.
- 'Diagnostic accuracy of real-time endosonographic elastography for detecting anal sphincter defects in women – Int Urogynaecol J. August 2012.
Courses offered to GPs
I have recently given a lecture for large group of GPs on 'Recurrent Urinary tract infections '
The talk received excellent feedback and support.
other topics include - Prolapse and current update on their management
- Fellow of RCOG RCOG, London 2021
- Masters in Healthcare and Medical Education University of Hertfordshire 2019
- Member of the Royal College of the Obstetricians and Gynaecologists RCOG, London 2008
- Diploma in Gynaecology and Obstetrics University of Calcutta, India 2003
- MBBS University of Calcutta, India 2000
Reference number 6047824
Professional bodies (positions held - last 3 yrs)
- Member of the Education Committee International Urogynaecological Association 2021
Affiliations / memberships
RCOG - Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists
BSUG - British Society of Urogynaecologsts
IUGA - International Urogynaecological Association
ICS - International Continence Society
BMS - British Menopause Society
BSGI - British Society of Gynaecological Imaging
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