Mr Ruwan Wimalasundera: Obstetrics and gynaecology
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Mr Ruwan Wimalasundera

Obstetrics and gynaecology

 

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Specialises in

  • Maternal and foetal medicine
  • Obstetrics

About me

Mr Ruwan Wimalasundera is a Consultant Obstetrician and Fetal Medicine specialist and Lead for Obstetrics at University College London Hospital. This is a world-renowned hospital with a tertiary level fetal medicine unit. He is considered one of UKs leading specialist in the management of multiple pregnancies with a national referral base for the management of these pregnancies. Prior to his current post he was the Lead for Fetal Medicine at Imperial College Healthcare Trust, based at the Centre for Fetal Care at Queen Charlotte’s & Chelsea Hospital for 10 years and ran the multiple pregnancy service there. He grew up in West London and attended Latymer Upper School in Hammersmith, before going on to train in medicine at Kings College School of Medicine, London. He specialized in Obstetricis & Gynaecology at Queen Charlotte’s & Chelsea Hospital and St Mary’s Hospital and subsequently completed his PhD thesis in “Vascular Reactivity in Pre-Eclampsia” at Imperial College London. He was appointed as a consultant at Queen Charlotte’s & Chelsea Hospital in 2003 after having completed his Sub-specialist training in the same unit. He manages both low and high risk pregnancies and specialises in the management of multiple pregnancies including complicated monochorionic pregnancies and runs the multiple pregnancy service at University College London Hospital. He particularly specializes in the management of Twin Twin Transfusion Syndrome in monochorionic twins; using fetoscopic laser ablation to placental vessels and has referral from all over the UK for this. He also has a Private Practice, based at The London Ultrasound Centre (112 Harley Street, W1G 7JQ), with deliveries at University College London Hospital or The Portland Hospital, where he manages both low risk and high risk pregnancies. He encourages the natural management of pregnancies but also offers the option of a Natural Caesarean Section when it is appropriate.

Areas of interest

Maternal fetal medicine; Muliple Pregnancy; Older Mother; Fetal Anomalies, Pregnancies conceived following IVF

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