Mr Narayanaswamy Venkat Raman
Consultant Gynaecologist and Obstetrician
MBBS, DGO, MD, Dip NB, MRCOG, FRCOG, M Sc (Healthcare Leadership), Certificate in Expert Witness
I have been a consultant in gynaecology and obstetrics at Southend Hospital for nearly 10 years, and provide comprehensive services in obstetrics and gynaecology including acute emergencies. I have considerable experience in general and operative gynaecology and have performed many surgical procedures in gynaecology and obstetrics in the last 20 years. I worked in leading teaching hospitals in India and England (Sheffield, Leicester and London). I am actively involved in education, teaching and research. In recognition of my contributions, I have been awarded an honorary title as Clinical Senior Lecturer at the Barts and the London Medical School.
I provide comprehensive services in general gynaecology. These include investigation and management of menstrual disorders, fibroid uterus, genital prolapse, pelvic pain, recurrent miscarriage. I have performed many surgical procedures including abdominal hysterectomy, vaginal hysterectomy, surgery for genital prolapse, hysteroscopy, endometrial ablation, laparoscopy, and treatment of vulval/ vaginal disorders. I am an accredited colposcopist and proficient in the treatment of women with abnormal cervical smear and pre-cancerous cells. I have performed surgical procedures such as LLETZ (loop excision of transformation zone), NETZ (needle excision of transformation zone) and cone biopsy. I provide pre-pregnancy counselling services.
I am the clinical lead in obstetrics and gynaecology at the Southend Hospital. I was the clinical governance lead in women and children's directorate at the Southend Hospital from 2010 until 2015. I am the lead consultant in O and G organising the undergraduate medical education teaching programme in obstetrics and gynaecology.
I have an Honorary Clinical Senior Lecturer contract at the Barts and the London Medical School. I am a member of the RCOG Professional Development Committee.
I welcome appropriate patients wishing to refer and pay for treatment themselves without the need for a GP's letter of referral. I am available for appointments at the Spire Wellesley Hospital on Tuesday mornings from 9am-12pm.
Some of the principal treatments carried out by Mr Narayanaswamy Venkat Raman at Spire include:
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MBBS / Osmania University, Hyderabad, India / 1980
Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery
Undergraduate medical qualification awarded following six years of training in medical school.
DGO / Osmania University, Hyderabad, India / 1984
Diploma in Gynaecology and Obstetrics
Postgraduate Diploma qualification awarded following two years of training in Obstetrics and Gynaecology
MD / Osmania University, Hyderabad, INDIA / 1985
Doctor of Medicine in Obstetrics and Gynaecology
Postgraduate Degree qualification awarded following three years of training in Obstetrics and Gynaecology
Dip NB / National Board of Examinations, New Delhi, India / 1986
Diplomat of National Board in Obstetrics and Gynaecology
Passed the national postgraduate examination in Obstetrics and Gynaecology and awarded degree
MRCOG / Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologist, London, UK / 1992
Member of the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists
Completed the required postgraduate training and passed the examination conducted by RCOG, UK.
FRCOG / Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologist, London, UK / 2009
Fellow of the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists
Admitted as Fellow of the Royal College in recognition of the contributions to Obstetrics and Gynaecology
M Sc in Healthcare Leadership / University of Birmingham and University of Manchester / 2015
Master of Science (with Merit) in Healthcare Leadership
Completed the two-year PG program in Healthcare Leadership (Elizabeth Garrett Anderson Level 2 Care)
CUBS (Cardiff University Bond Solon) certificate in expert witness / Cardiff University / 2015
Certificate in Medical Expert Witness
Successfully completed all the modules and assignments of the Civil Expert Witness programme
Member of the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (MRCOG)
Fellow of the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (FRCOG)
Clinical Lead in Obstetrics and Gynaecology - Southend University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Project Lead - Enhanced Recovery Pathway in Obstetrics (introduced at Southend University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust)
Lead Consultant in O&G for the Undergraduate Medical Education at introduced at Southend University
Presentations at Scientific Meetings:
I contribute to the journal as a peer reviewer at European Journal of Obstetrics, Gynaecology and Reproductive Biology (EJOGRB), Prenatal Diagnosis (PND) and American Journal of Obstetrics and Gyneology (AJOG).
N Venkat Raman, MA Shiraz & DD Boban. Sepsis in Obstetrics. The Foundation Years Journal
S Noreldeen, S Hodgett, N Venkat Raman. Midgut volvulus with haemorrhagic ascites: a rare cause of Fetal Anaemia. Ultrasound Obstet Gyneco 2008 31(3): 352-4
N.Venkat-Raman, Radha V Venkata- Krishnan, Edmund S Howarth. Successful Pregnancy outcome following Maternal Intravenous Immunoglobulin Treatment in Women with Recurrent Perinatal Haemochromatosis. Prenat Diagn 2006, 26: 1256-59
J Leonce, n Brockton, S Robinson, S Venkatesan, P Bannister, V Raman, K Murphy, K Parker, D Pavitta, T G Teoh, L Regan, a Burhell, P Steer and D G Johnston. Glucose production in the human placenta. Placenta 2006, Volume 27, Supplement A, Trophoblast Research, 20:S104-8
N Vankat Raman, N J Sebire, K W Murphy, J S Carvalho and C M Hall. Increased first trimester fetal nuchal thickness in association with chrondroectodermal dysplasia (Ellis-Van Creveld syndrome). Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol; 2005: 412- 14
N Venkat Raman, M Backos, T G Teoh, WTS Lq, L Reagan. Uterine Artery Doppler in predicting pregnancy outcome in women with antiphospholipid syndrome. Obstet Gynecol 2001; 98 ; 235 - 42
N Venkat Raman, K W Murphy, K Ghaus, T G Teho, J M Higham and J S Carvalho. Congenital absence of portal vein in the fetus. Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol 2001; 17: 71-75
K W Murphy, N Venkat Raman and J Stevens. Limitations of ultrasound in the diagnosis of fetomaternal haemorrhage. Brit J Obstet Gynaecol 2000, 107: 1317 -19
M suri, L A Brueton, N Venkat Raman, and P M Cox. MURCS association with Occipital Encephalocele. Clin Dysmorphol 2000, 9: 31-33
N Venkat Raman & c Anita Rao. Magnesium Sulphate as an anticonvulsant in eclampsia. Int J Gynecol Obstet 1995, 49: 289 - 298
Rupa Mokkapatti, Eshwar C Prasad, N Venlat Raman, Kaneez Fatima. Ventilatory Functions in Pregnancy. Indian J Physio Pharmacol 1991; 35 (4) : 237 -240
Consultant and Clinical Lead in Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Southend University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Honorary Clinical Senior Lecturer, Barts & The London School of Medicine & Dentistry
I spend my spare time relaxing watching television and evening walking. I enjoy walking cricket, football, tennis and snooker. I used to play basketball for my medical school team. I live with my wife and have two children who are grown up.
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