Specialists


SPECIALIST

•Dr Lakshmi Ravikanti

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Qualifications

MB BS 1993 Osmania; FRANZCOG 2007

Interests

Dr Lakshmi Ravikanti (MBBS, FRANZCOG) has a special interest in treating endometriosis – a leading cause of infertility – as well as pelvic floor disorders and infertility. She can easily empathise with patients, having personally suffered from endometriosis and had three cycles of IVF before falling pregnant with her son. In March 2009, she was chosen to receive New Zealand’s Young Gynaecologist of the Year Award by the Asia Oceania Federation of Obstetrics and Gynaecology. She also works as a consultant obstetrician and gynaecologist at Waikato Hospital.

Title or Designation

Obstetrician & Gynaecologist

Full NZ Registration Date

3 March 2000

Vocational Scope

Obstetrics & Gynaecology


SPECIALIST

•Dr Ved Prakash Singh

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Qualifications

MB BS 1988 Bombay; FRANZCOG 2000

Interests

Dr Ved Prakash (VP) Singh (MBBS, MD, FRANZCOG, FCPS) graduated from the University of Bombay, India and was part of a team that helped establish the first videolaparoscopy techniques in India during the early 1990s. After moving to New Zealand in 1996, he was appointed as a consultant in obstetrics, gynaecology and reproductive medicine at Waikato Hospital in 2001. Dr Singh has continued to develop and refine many techniques of advanced laparoscopic and pelvic floor surgery, presenting and publishing papers internationally. He also specialises in endometriosis and reproductive medicine.

Title or Designation

Obstetrician & Gynaecologist

Full NZ Registration Date

11 December 1997

Vocational Scope

Obstetrics & Gynaecology