Dr Srividhya Sankaran is an experienced obstetrician and subspecialist in maternal-fetal medicine. Sri is the joint head of obstetrics at Guy’s and St Thomas’ and has worked as a consultant there since 2011.
Sri has more than 20 years’ experience working in reputed and busy maternity hospitals, initially in India and then in London. She works closely with a multidisciplinary team including midwives, sonographers, adult and paediatric medical and surgical specialists to provide comprehensive care in pregnancies complicated by complex fetal and maternal medical conditions needing additional input into antenatal care. Sri manages all emergency situations with ease and calm, resulting in the best outcome with safety and positive experience for parents.
Sri leads on fetal urinary tract services and jointly leads specialist antenatal clinics for women with auto-immune conditions such as lupus and antiphospholipid syndrome. She specialises in fetal medicine procedures such as chorionic villus sampling and amniocentesis, manages cases of fetal abnormalities and pregnancies complicated with maternal medical conditions.
Sri has a specialist interest in high risk obstetrics, antenatal scans and procedures for suspected genetic conditions and growth problems.
Sri is an honorary senior lecturer at King’s College London and is actively involved in research work leading to publications and presentations. She gives lectures and talks as invited faculty in international conferences and webinars. She has organised several obstetric ultrasound workshops in various institutions in London and in India. Her research interests include fetal renal abnormalities – 3D scans, IUGR and dopplers.
- General pregnancy consultations
- Pregnancy ultrasound scans
- Maternal-fetal medicine (MFM)
- Management of labour and delivery including caesarean section
- Cervical assessments
2011: CCST in obstetrics and gynaecology with subspecialist accreditation in maternal fetal medicine
2004: MRCOG, London
2000: DNB (OG) National Board of Examinations, Delhi, India
1999: MD (OG) Pondicherry University, India
1996: MBBS The TN Dr. MGR Medical University, Chennai, India
Membership of professional bodies
- Fellow of Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists, London (RCOG)
- British Maternal and Fetal Medicine Society
- General Medical Council