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Dr Smruta Shanbhag
Dr Smruta Shanbhag
MB BS MD MRCOG
Obstetrics & Gynaecology
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SUBSPECIALTIES

Gynaecological Oncology
Laparoscopic (key-hole) Surgery

REGISTERED WITH

General Medical Council: 4732644

LANGUAGES

english, hindi, marathi

About

Smruta Shanbhag is fully accredited and registered Gynaecological and Gyn Oncology surgeon . She qualified from Goa University in 1995. In 1998, undertook a post-graduation qualification in Gynaecology. At this time she wrote her thesis in Ultrasound study of pelvic masses. She commenced her training in Aberdeen, Scotland where she trained in Obstetrics and Gynaecology. She completed it at James Cook University Hospital in Middlesbrough where she successfully gained the Certificate of specialist training in Gynaecology and sub-specialist training in Gynaecological Oncology. Smruta (also called Ruth) has worked as a Consultant Gynaecologist and gynaecological Oncologist in Glasgow for nine years and now works in the West Midlands.

Smruta works as Consultant Gynaecologist and Gynaecological Oncology Surgeon at University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire, Nuffield Health Warwickshire Hospital and BMI Meriden, Coventry. At present, Smruta is the only consultant providing gynaecological Oncology service in the private sector in Coventry and Warwickshire.

Smruta is also involved in GMC exams and Royal College exams as well as teaching and examinations at Warwick medical school. She has several relevant publications in gynaecological oncology.

Smruta offers individualised one-stop service to women with menstrual abnormalities, postmenopausal bleeding,
elevated CA125, menopause, HRT, abnormal smears, colposcopy, vulval abnormalities, pelvic masses, risk-reducing surgery for BRCA, ovarian cancer screening and gynaecological cancers of vulva, vagina, cervix, uterus, fallopian tube and ovary after Multidisciplinary consultation as recommended by  DoH cancer services guidelines.

Smruta believes in providing a comprehensive evidence-based and holistic service from the diagnosis to treatment, whether it be conservative or surgical.  Patients describe her as kind, compassionate, friendly, professional and knowledgeable. She can communicate in British Sign language with deaf patients and family members.

Smruta has a special interest in Laparoscopic surgery for most benign and malignant gynaecological disorders
that warrant surgery.   

Smruta consults at Nuffield on Tuesdays and BMI Meriden on Mondays, and other days by arrangement. She aims, where possible, to provide a one-stop service so that women get a consultation, investigations and a management plan in the
same appointment. Smruta is also available to consult at Glasgow Nuffield by prior appointment only.

 

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Medical Procedures

  • Non hysterectomy treatment of heavy periods and fibroids
  • Insertion and removal of Mirena IUS
  • Colposcopy
  • Management of endometriosis
  • Management of cervical cancer, including prevention and screening
  • Management of uterine cancer, including prevention and screening
  • Management of ovarian cancer, including screening
  • Management of vulval cancer
  • Management of precancerous disease of female genital tract
  • Management of postmenopausal bleeding

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Special Interests

  • Cervical Cancer
  • Ovarian Cancer
  • Endometrial Cancer
  • Peritoneal Cancer
  • Vulval Cancer
  • Abnormal smears

Education

  • MBBS (India)
  • MD (Obs and Gyn, India)
  • MRCOG (UK)
  • Certificate of professional development in palliative care, Teesside University, UK
  • Certified by British Society of colposcopy and cervical pathology
  • Subspecialty trained in Gynaecological Oncology, laparoscopic surgery and robotic surgery

  • Memberships:
  • Member of Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists
  • General Medical Council
  • British Society for colposcopy and cervical pathology
  • British society for gynaecological oncology
  • European society for gynaecological oncology
  • British society for vulval and vaginal diseases
  • British Menopause Society
  • Medical Defense Union

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Had a good explanation of my condition and how best I would be treated and any follow up advice going forward
Patient seen for:Pelvic organ prolapse
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02-04-2020
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Very approachable, friendly and reassuring, and took time in explanations
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21-03-2020
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Dr Shanbhag was very helpful and although she could not help me herself she referred me to another consultant who could.
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20-03-2020
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Excellent doctor and I felt very comfortable talking about my issues, she knowledgeable in her field and would highly recommend her.
Patient seen for:Obstetrics & Gynaecology
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20-03-2020
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The doctor was very thorough, I really appreciated her honesty of my symptoms I was quite worried and she set my mind at rest. Was very understanding and explained everything in detail .
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19-03-2020
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