Ms Vanitha Kumar, Consultant in obstetrics and gynaecology
College Tutor, Colposcopy, Gynae-oncology, minimal access surgery
One stop services in ruling out cervical/endometrial / ovarian and vulval cancers
Colposcopy and treatment
Laparoscopy and other minimal access procedures including Total laparascopic hysterectomies, ovarian cystectomies, oophorectomies and Myosure procedures for intra-uterine pathology.
Training and education
MBBS, MRCOG, DFFP
Post graduation in Minimal access surgery (laparoscopy and robotic surgery)
BSCCP and RCOG accredited Colposcopist
Advanced training in gynaecology oncology and open gynaecological procedures
Advanced training in labour ward practice
International and national faculty for RCOG - MRCOG course
Examiner for MRCOG at the RCOG exams
Active member of ARCP panel at the Wessex deanery
Have participated in national ST recruitment process since last 2 years
Member of British Gynaecological cancer Society-BGCS
Member of The British Society for Colposcopy and Cervical Pathology(BSCCP)
Member of British and Irish Association of Robotic Gynaecological Surgeons(BIARGS)
Member of Royal college of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists(RCOG)
On the GMC specialist register
Expertise in ruling out gynaecological cancers like ovarian cancer, fallopian tube cancer, uterine sarcomas, endometrial cancer, cervical, vaginal and vulval cancers. BSCCP (British Society for colposcopy and Cervical Pathology) accredited colposcopy to diagnose and treat abnormal cervical smears. Expertise in abnormal uterine bleeding and post-menopausal bleeding. Competent in laparoscopic procedures like hysterectomy, oophorectomy, ovarian cystectomy, etc. and hysteroscopy procedures including myosure removal of fibroids and polys and endometrial ablation.
Currently in the process of getting approval for non-hormonal treatment for atrophic vaginitis.Actively involved in local audits on colposcopy as per CQC, Rapid Access services and lapaqroscopic procedures. Have presented in BGCS and RCOG conference in the last 12 months.