Dr Ami Shukla: Obstetrics and gynaecology

Dr Ami Shukla

Obstetrics and gynaecology


  • Fee assured
  • Accredited endoscopist

Specialises in

  • Gynaecology
  • Sexual and reproductive healthcare
  • Urogynaecology

Bupa specialist

  • Accredited endoscopist

About me

Mrs Shukla was appointed as a Urogynaecology Consultant a Northampton General Hospital in 2010. Her first employment as a consultant Urogynaecologist was at Peterborough Hospital in 2009. She was trained in India and then in the UK, in the Oxford region.

She covers all the aspects of Gynaecology as follows:

Bladder function:
• Cystitis (urinary infection)
• Urge / frequency (overactive or urgent bladder)
• Urge incontinence (leak with urge)
• Stress incontinence (leak with exercise or activity)
• Voiding difficulty (problem with bladder emptying)
• Painful bladder symptoms (interstitial cystitis)
• Bedwetting
• Coital incontinence (leaks during sex)

Vaginal support:
• Lax vagina or prolapse (vaginal bulge or lump)
• Vaginal wind

Childbirth / pregnancy related issues:
• Incontinence or other bladder problems
• Painful perineum or wound healing issues
• Sexual difficulties
• Cosmetic vaginal issues after childbirth

Bowel function:
• Constipation / difficulty with bowel emptying
• Bowel incontinence
• Urgent / frequent bowel symptoms

General and adolescent gynaecology:
• Painful or heavy periods
• Enlarged or asymmetric labia
• Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome
• Contraception difficulties
• Pre-menstrual syndrome / pelvic pain
• Absent or infrequent periods

Sexual function:
• Painful sex
• Loss of libido (interest) and other difficulties
• Vaginismus

She teaches advanced prolapse surgery and ultrasound scanning.

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Areas of interest

Vaginal Prolapse; bowel prolapse; bladder Prolapse; Urinary and bowel incontinence; stress urinary incontinence; urinary urgency; urge incontinence; overactive bladder; recurrent urinary infections; defeacation problmes; bladder pain; painful bladder; interstitial cystitis; Menstrual disorders; menorrhagia; heavy periods; irregular periods; post coital bleeding; Pelvic pain; including gynaecological pain; dyspareunia; painful intercourse; ovarian cyst; hormone replacement therapy; menopause; postmenopausal bleeding; hysteroscopy; laparoscopy; prolapse surgery; incontinence surgery; botox injections for bladder; posterior tibial nerve stimulation; tension free vaginal tape; hysterectomy; fibroids; uterine polyps; endometrial ablation; removal of ovaries; colposuspension; endometriosis; treatment of endometriosis; pelvic inflammatory diseases; vaginal infections; recurrent thrush; recurrent bacterial vaginosis; pelvic ultrasound scan; lack of libido

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Procedures completed

  • Q1800

    Hysteroscopy (including biopsy, dilatation, +/- cauterisation, curettage and resection of polyp(s) +/- Mirena coil insertion) - (5-50)

    BMI Three Shires Hospital (1-5) Woodland Hospital (1-5)

  • P2380

    Anterior (+/- posterior) colporrhaphy with vaginal hysterectomy (including primary repair of enterocele and cystoscopy) - (5-50)

    Woodland Hospital (1-5) BMI Three Shires Hospital (1-5)

  • P2310

    Anterior +/- posterior colporrhaphy (including primary repair of enterocele) (including cystoscopy) - (5-50)

    Woodland Hospital (1-5)

  • Q3800

    Laparoscopy and therapeutic procedures (including laser, diathermy and destruction e.g. endometriosis, adhesiolysis, tubal and ovarian surgery, +/-ureterolysis) - (5-50)

    Woodland Hospital (5-50) BMI Three Shires Hospital (1-5)

  • P2450

    Sacrospinous fixation - (5-50)

    Woodland Hospital (1-5) BMI Three Shires Hospital (1-5)

  • M4510

    Diagnostic endoscopic examination of bladder (flexible cystoscopy) including any biopsy - (1-5)

    Woodland Hospital (1-5)

  • Q0740

    Total abdominal hysterectomy (+/- oophorectomy) +/- ureterolysis - (1-5)

    Woodland Hospital (1-5)

  • Q1703

    Impedance controlled bipolar radiofrequency ablation for menorrhagia (including hysteroscopy) - (1-5)

  • M7590

    Insertion of suburethral tape sling (e.g. TOT or TVT) +/- administration of local anaesthetic by operating surgeon (including cystoscopy) - (1-5)

    BMI Three Shires Hospital (1-5)

  • Q2230

    Laparoscopic oophorectomy and salpingectomy, +/- biopsy eg. omentum, peritoneum, lymph node (as sole procedure) - bilateral - (1-5)

  • Q1280

    Introduction of a mirena coil - (1-5)

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