Dr. Vijayashree Saravanan

MBBS, DGO, MRCOG, CCT (UK ) Consultant Urogynaecologist

Dr. Vijayashree Saravanan

Dr Vijayashree Saravanan is the Managing Director and Consultant Urogynaecologist for CURE – Centre for Urogynaecology Research and Education. She has completed her advanced training in Urogynaecology and pelvic floor surgery – University of Manchester, UK.
She is well known by patients and staff for her caring and thoughtful manner. She offers new minimally invasive technologies, dedicated to the treatment of women with problems such as

  • Bladder infections
  • Urinary incontinence
  • Pelvic organ prolapse
  • Pelvic floor and vaginal reconstruction and
  • Pelvic pain

Special Expertise

  • Holistic approach and management of female pelvic floor problems
  • Incontinence surgery including midurethral tapes like TVT and TVT-O
  • Cystoscopy and bladder biopsy, urethral bulking and intravesical botox injections
  • Surgery for prolapse including cystocele repair, rectocele repair, sacrospinous fixation, colpocleisis and sacrocolpopexy
  • Hysteroscopy and endometrial ablation for menstrual disorders
  • Conventional, vaginal and laparoscopic gynecological surgery (including hysterectomy)

Work Experience International

  • 2012 – 2014 : Fellowship in Urogynaecology & Benign Vaginal Surgery (Royal Bolton Hospital, UK)
  • 2007 – 2012 : Trainee in Obstetrics & Gynaecology ( Manchester, UK )
  • 2006 – 2007 : Trainee in Obstetrics & Gynaecology ( Royal Blackburn Hospital, UK )
  • 2005 – 2006 : Research Fellow ( Supervised by Professor H C Kitchener ) University of Manchester, UK
  • 2003 – 2005 : Trainee in Obstetrics and Gynaecology ( Royal Albert Edward Infirmary UK )
  • 2001 – 2003 : Postgraduate Diploma in Obstetrics and Gynaecology ( Kilpauk Medical College, Chennai )


  • Royal College of Obstetricians & Gynaecologists ( RCOG )
  • International Urogynaecologists Association ( IUGA )
  • International Continence Society ( ICS )
  • Federation of Obstetrics & Gynaecological Societies of India ( FOGSI )
  • Indian Medical Association of Specialities


  • General Medical Council ( 6040578 )
  • TamilNadu Medical Council ( 65903)

Publications / Presentations

  An Unusual cause of Acute Chest Pain post caesarean section Sodagam V, Byrd L published in Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, April 2009, Volume 29 Issue 3, 249

  Persistent Retained Placenta Accreta presented at RCOG World Congress 2013, Liverpool

  Effective Utilisation of Resources in Primary Care Prior to Urogynae Referral presented at UKCS Annual Meeting 2013, Bradford

  Predictive Value of Colposcopic Findings and Histologic Diagnosis on Patients Referred with Abnormal Smears presented at BSCCP Annual Meeting 2012, Gateshead

  False Negative Laparoscopy for Ectopic Pregnancy: should they still occur? Presentation at RCOG International Scientific Meeting 2011, Athens

  Feelings of stigma associated with HPV testing in a cervical smear screening programme: data from the ARTISTIC TRIAL Presentation at the BICOG 2010, Belfast

  Methotrexate for Ectopic Pregnancy presented at the Regional Audit Presentation Evening 2010, Wythenshawe

  An Unusual cause of Acute Chest Pain post caesarean section presented at SPROGs 2008, York