Ms Vanitha Kumar, Consultant in obstetrics and gynaecology

Leadership roles

College Tutor, Colposcopy, Gynae-oncology, minimal access surgery

Specialist interests

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


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.