Consultant Profile

Ms Pushpakala Maharajan

Ms Pushpakala Maharajan MBBS,DGO, DFFP, MRCOG
Practicing at:
Spire Harpenden Hospital
  • Gynaecology and/or Obstetrics
    • Colposcopy
    • Endometriosis
    • Hysteroscopy
    • Laparoscopic surgery
    • Menopause
    • Menorrhagia
    • Menstrual Disorders
    • Miscarriage
    • Post menopausal problems
Special clinical interests:

Post-menopausal bleeding

Research interests:

Hysteroscopic surgery

Current NHS and /or university posts:

Luton and Dunstable University Hospital NHS Trust

Year of first medical qualification:
Current membership(s) of professional, national and regional bodies:

Royal College of Obstetrician and Gynaecology

Member of the British Society for Colposcopy and Cervical Pathology

Medical Defence Union

Contact Details 
Telephone number to make a private appointment:
0800 585 112
Private secretary:
Yvonne Martin
Private secretary telephone number:
01582 714 489
Private secretary email address:
Friday am and pm
Background Information 
Professional profile:

Ms Maharajan is an Obstetrician and Gynaecologist employed by the Luton and Dunstable University Hospitals NHS Trust. She completed her Diploma in Obstetrics and Gynaecology in Madras Medical College (India). She later trained in Oxford deanery and has worked in various teaching hospitals in the Oxford region. She specialises in Colposcopy, General Gynaecology, Minimal access surgery, Out-patient Hysteroscopy and Gynaecology scanning. Areas of particular interest include menstrual disorders and benign gynaecological conditions.

Currently she runs the post-menopausal bleeding one stop clinic at Luton and Dunstable Hospitals which is well appreciated by patients. The procedures have reduced the need for general anesthesia, thereby reducing hospital admission. She specialises removing polyps with different innovative techniques.

She also sees patients with abnormal smears, abnormal bleeding (post coital and intermenstrual bleeding). She does out-patient colposcopic procedures like loop treatment under local anaesthesia.

She sees patient with general gynaecology problems, fibroids chronic pelvic pain, and ovarian cyst in her general gynaecology clinic.

Ms Maharajan strongly believes that treatment offered to women should be holistic, taking into consideration their view, opinions and she prides in offering women high quality care. Her advice and approach are always evidence based and supported by the provision of evidence-based information offered in a form that is tailored to the needs of the individual patient. She strongly believes that good communication between healthcare professionals and patients is essential. She is a good communicator which is well reflected in her patient survey.

She is currently the College Tutor for trainees in Luton and Dunstable University Hospitals and she prides in facilitating a good environment for the junior and middle grade doctors who will become tomorrow’s reputed consultants.

Personal profile:

Ms Maharajan lives with her husband, an IT Consultant (Engineer), and their son. She is interested outside work in aerobics, gymnasium and yoga. She loves travelling and enjoys fine dining experiences.

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Ms Pushpakala Maharajan

Ms Pushpakala Maharajan Gynaecology and/or Obstetrics Consultant, Harpenden, Herts, private hospital specialist.

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