Mr Veluppillai Vathanan

Mr Veluppillai Vathanan

Obstetrics and gynaecology 05190970

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About me

Mr Vathanan is an experienced Gynaecologist with more than 20 years of experience in Obstetrics and Gynaecology. After completed his initial and postgraduate training in Sri Lanka, he moved to UK in 2004 and completed his specialty training in Yorkshire and London Deaneries. He is currently working as a Consultant in Obstetrics and Gynaecology at Frimley Health NHS, Heatherwood and Wexham Park Hospitals where he is the Lead consultant for Early pregnancy services.

In addition to his general Obstetrics and Gynaecology training, Mr Vathanan has undergone advanced training in minimal access surgery, endometriosis, early pregnancy and emergency gynaecology at Imperial College Healthcare, London, Chelsea and Westminster Hospitals, London and North West London Hospitals, London. He has completed a post graduate diploma in Gynaecology and early pregnancy ultrasound scanning at King’s College London. He underwent specialist training in laparoscopic surgery and endometriosis at Chelsea and Westminster Hospital and its Endometriosis centre. He has published several articles in peer reviewed journals and presented in national and international conferences.

Mr Vathanan believes in holistic approach in patient care and his priority is patient involvement in decision making, patient safety, honesty and transparency. He provides highest possible quality of care to his patients by practising evidence based medicine and easily available for advice. He specialises in advanced laparoscopic surgery including laparoscopic hysterectomy, management of ectopic pregnancy, ovarian cysts, endometriosis, fibroid removal, chronic pelvic pain and hysteroscopic surgeries including hysteroscopic removal of fibroids and reproductive hysteroscopic surgeries. He is an expert in the management of early pregnancy, emergency gynaecology complications (including miscarriage and ectopic pregnancy), management of recurrent miscarriages, transvaginal ultrasound scanning for gynaecology and early pregnancy (including 3D scanning). He runs a dedicated recurrent miscarriage clinic and the lead for early pregnancy at his NHS trust.
He is the site lead for Southampton O&G medical students at Wexham Park Hospital, faculty member of Royal College of O&G Part 2 examination sub committee, member of Oxford deanery trainees laparoscopic simulation faculty and preceptor and educational supervisor for O&G trainees.
He is married with 2 children. He likes travelling and charity work.

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Early pregnancy complications (including miscarriage, recurrent Miscarriage and ectopic pregnancy) and ultrasound scanning; Advanced Laparoscopic (key hole) surgery; Hysteroscopic surgery; Reproductive surgery; Endometriosis; Ovarian cysts; Chronic pelvic pain; Menstrual disorders; Uterine Fibroids.

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