Mr Ruwan Fernando

Mr Ruwan Fernando

MBBS MS (O&G) FRCOG MD

Obstetrics & Gynaecology

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2 specialists

24 years of experience
14 years as a specialist
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Overall Experience

5

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5

Explanation

5

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“Mr Fernando carefully and clearly explained the procedure. He also listened to my concerns and addressed them. He was very approachable.“
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Subspecialties

  • Obstetrics
  • Uro-Gynaecology
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Languages spoken

  • English
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Registered with

  • General Medical Council: 4644293
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    Consultation fees

    New appointment: £200

    Follow-up appointment: £180

    Practices worked at

    The Portland Hospital

    234 Great Portland Street, London, United Kingdom, W1W 5QT
    1303 reviews

    The Princess Grace Hospital

    42-52 Nottingham Place, London, United Kingdom, W1U 5NY
    1231 reviews

    About

    Mr Ruwan Fernando is a Consultant Obstetrician, Gynaecologist and a Urogynaecology Subspecialist at St Mary's Hospital, Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust, London. He is also an Honorary Senior Lecturer at the Imperial College, London.

    Mr Fernando 's specialist career spans more than 20 years. Graduating in 1990 from University of Colombo Sri Lanka with honours, he completed 3 years postgraduate training in Colombo Sri Lanka and obtained Master of Surgery (Obstetrics & Gynaecology) from University of Colombo Sri Lanka. He received his UK specialist training in Obstetrics & Gynaecology at Southend Hospital, Essex; University Hospital of North Staffordshire, Stoke on Trent; Leeds General Infirmary, Leeds and Mayday University Hospital, Croydon, Surrey. Mr Fernando completed two years subspecialty training in investigation and treatment of complex bladder, bowel and pelvic floor dysfunction and is accredited as a Specialist in Urogynaecology.

    Mr Fernando has done extensive research on prevention and treatment of pelvic floor damage during childbirth and was awarded a Doctor of Medicine degree from Keele University, Staffordshire for his research. He has published more than 75 peer review papers in reputed medical journals. He has  won several prizes for his research including the prestigious Harold Malkin Prize for the best original research by the RCOG in 2006.

    Mr Ruwan Fernando continues to broaden his already extensive experience outside of clinics and hospitals, conducting national and international workshops to teach doctors and midwives how to identify and repair perineal tears after childbirth. He is also a guest speaker at many national and international conferences where he lectures on Pelvic floor dysfunction following childbirth, Management of Urinary Incontinence and Management of Pelvic organ Prolapse.

    In 2015 Mr Fernando was selected as a member of the RCOG Guidelines Committee where all the national guidelines related to both obstetrics & gynaecology are reviewed and updated. He is also a member of the Ethics Committee of the International Continence Society and International Consultation on Incontinence.

    Diseases, Medical Tests and Treatments

    • Female urinary incontinence
    • Bladder dysfunction
    • Recurrent cystitis
    • Utero vaginal prolapse (Primary & recurrent prolapse)
    • Pelvic floor surgery
    • Perineal trauma following childbirth
    • Bladder and bowel problems during pregnancy
    • Urodynamics
    • Endoanal ultrasound and ano-rectal manometry
    • General Obstetrics & Caesarean section
    • Urogynaecology
    • Urinary incontinence
    • Vaginal Prolapse
    • Recurrent cystitis
    • Vaginal Reconstructive surgery
    • Bladder and bowel dysfunction during pregnancy
    • Perineal and pelvic floor injury during childbirth
    • General Obstetrics & Caesarean section
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    Procedures

    • C-Section (Caesarean Section)
    • Childbirth (Assisted Vaginal Delivery)
    • Pelvic Floor Surgery
    • Vaginal Reconstruction
    • Birth Trauma Counselling
    • Botox Injections
    • Childbirth (Normal Vaginal Delivery)
    • Dilation and Curettage
    • Endometrial Biopsy
    • Fibroid Surgery
    • Hysterectomy
    • Hysteroscopy
    • Intrauterine Device (IUD) Insertion
    • Myomectomy
    • Pelvic Floor Re-Education
    • Pessary (for Prolapse and Incontinence)
    • Private Maternity
    • Pubovaginal Slings
    • Smear Test
    • Urethral Injections
    • Urge Bladder Suppression Drills
    • Video Consultation
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    Special interests

    • Pregnancy
    • Cystocele
    • Faecal Incontinence
    • Enterocele
    • Fibroids
    • Heavy Periods (Menorrhagia)
    • Interstitial Cystitis
    • Irregular Periods
    • Overactive Bladder
    • Pelvic Floor Dysfunction
    • Pelvic Organ Prolapse
    • Postmenopausal Bleeding
    • Rectocele
    • Urinary Incontinence
    • Urinary Retention
    • Uro-Gynaecology
    • Vaginal Prolapse
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    Education

    Subspecialist Accreditation in Urogynaecology- Royal College of Obstetricians & Gynaecologists, London.

    FRCOG - Royal College of Obstetricians & Gynaecologists, London

    MD (Research) - Keele University

    MRCOG Royal College of Obstetricnas & Gynaecologists, London

    MS University of Colombo, Sri Lanka

    MBBS University of Colombo, Sri Lanka

    Member - Guidelines Committee Royal College of Obstetricians & Gynaecologists, London 2015

    Member - Ethics Committee International Continence Society 2015

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