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Mrs Kalaivani Lingam

MBChB, FRCS (Ed), FRCOG

Obstetrics & Gynaecology

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35 years of experience
21 years as a specialist

About

Mrs Kalaivani Lingam is a Consultant Gynaecologist with more than 20 years of clinical experience specialising in the treatment of urogynaecological conditions and general gynaecological problems. Mrs Lingam routinely performs procedures such as laparoscopic surgery or hysterectomy for endometriosis and fibroids, endometrial ablation for heavy periods, and pelvic floor repair.

She runs a paediatric adolescent gynaecology service, attending to young patients with gynaecology problems within her NHS practice. As lead urogynaecologist of her unit in Burton Hospital, she was awarded National Accreditation in Urogynaecology status, fifth such unit in the United Kingdom, signifying her work in urogynaecology as high quality of care. She also sees private patients at Nuffield Health Derby Hospital.

Mrs Lingam graduated from the University of Glasgow in 1987, training in the West of Scotland in Obstetrics and Gynaecology while also taking 3 years out to train in Female Urology and General Surgery. Following her training, in 1992, she became a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh. During her training in gynaecology, she was exposed to a wide range of conditions, ultimately developing a special interest in incontinence, prolapse and minimally invasive surgery. She was awarded her Membership with the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists in 1996 and became a Fellow of the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists in 2010.

Mrs Lingam sees patients with a broad range of conditions, including the following:

  • Botox bladder injection
  • Pelvic floor injection
  • Vulvar conditions (including vulvodynia, vestibulitis and lichen sclerosus)
  • Painful intercourse¬†
  • Polyps
  • Menstrual disorders
  • Fibroids
  • Endometriosis
  • Ovarian cysts
  • Pelvic pain
  • Genital tract prolapse
  • Urinary incontinence
  • Sexual dysfunction
  • Interstitial cystitis
  • Early pregnancy problems
  • Prolapse

Subspecialties

  • Laparoscopic (Key-Hole) Surgery
  • Uro-Gynaecology
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Languages spoken

  • English
  • Tamil
  • Malay
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Registered with

  • General Medical Council: 3198155
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    Practices worked at

    Nuffield Health Derby Hospital

    Rykneld Road Littleover, Derby, United Kingdom, DE23 4SN
    280 reviews

    The Burton Clinic

    Belvedere Road, Burton on Trent, United Kingdom, DE13 0RB
    0 reviews

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