Consultant Profile

Dr Veerakathy Harinda

Dr Veerakathy Harinda MB BS, FRCP
Practicing at:
Spire Portsmouth Hospital
  • Genito-urinary medicine
    • Erectile dysfunction
    • HIV
    • Sexual dysfunction
    • Sexual transmitted infections
Special clinical interests:

Genital dermatosis
Sexual dysfunction
Vaginal discharge
Urethral discharge
Rash in the genital region
Skin problems in the genital region
Ulceration in the genital region
Lumps in the genital region
Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs)
Recurrent vulvovaginal candidiasis
Chronic prostatitis
Screening for HIV and STIs
Erectile dysfunction
Women with sexual problems

Research interests:


Current NHS and /or university posts:
Consultant Physician, Genito-Urinary Medicine, Solent NHS Trust
Civilian Adviser in Genito-Urinary Medicine to Royal Navy
Year of first medical qualification:
Current membership(s) of professional, national and regional bodies:
Royal College of Physicians, London
Royal College of Physicians, Glasgow
British Medical Association (BMA)
British HIV Association
Contact Details 
Telephone number to make a private appointment:
023 9245 6065
Private secretary:
Sue Guest
Private secretary telephone number:
023 9245 6065
Private secretary email address:
Background Information 
Professional profile:

Dr Veerakathy Harindra has been a Consultant Physician in Genitourinary/ HIV Medicine at St Mary's Hospital, Portsmouth since 1994 where he was appointed as the Clinical Director from 1998 to 2007 and a civilian advisor in Genitourinary/ HIV Medicine to the Royal Navy in 1998. He has also held positions as Honorary Consultant Physician in Genitourinary / HIV Medicine fo St Mary's Hospital , Isle of Wight and Royal Bournemouth Hospital.

Further afield, he is a Consultant Advisor for the Department of Disease Control, Ministry of Public Health of Thailand since 2006 and honorary Lecturer, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Faculty of Medicine, Prince of Songkla University, Hat Yai, Thailand.

Dr Harindra regularly lectures at international conferences and has been a member of a number of their scientific committees. He has also provided workshops in HIV and Sexually transmitted Infections in a number of developing countries, including Thailand, Vietnam, Cambodia, Phillippines, Myanmar, India, Sri Lanka.

Dr Harindra Has been published in numerous medical journals and has edited books including, 2MCQ in HIV and Sexually Transmitted Infections" in 2004 and "Sexually Transmitted Infections and HIV: an illustrated guide to the management of STIs and HIV" published in 2009. He is an associate editor for the journal "Sexual Health Matters" and also a member of the editorial advisory board for two peer reviewed journals.

Personal profile:

Dr Harindra is married and has three children. He enjoys sports; he has played cricket at higher level and has recently taken up golf. Dr Harindra enjoys travelling and enjoying the local culture and cuisine.

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Dr Veerakathy Harinda

Dr Veerakathy Harinda Genito-urinary medicine Consultant, Portsmouth, private hospital specialist.

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