Having graduated from University of Glasgow in 1987, Mrs Kalaivani Lingam trained in the West of Scotland in obstetrics and gynaecology. During that time she took three years out to train in female urology and general surgery, obtaining a Surgical Fellowship from the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh.
While training in gynaecology, she was exposed to a wide range of conditions, developing a special interest in incontinence, prolapse and minimally invasive surgery.
Mrs Lingam has been practicing for over 12 years as a consultant gynaecologist, seeing a wide range of conditions including heavy periods, painful periods, irregular bleeding, pelvic pain, painful bladder syndrome, ovarian cysts, fibroids, endometriosis, sexual and vulva problems, prolapse, and urinary incontinence.
She carries out most common procedures such as endometrial ablation for heavy periods, laparoscopic treatment of fibroids and endometriosis, tension free tape for incontinence, laparoscopic, vaginal and abdominal hysterectomy, pelvic floor repair and treatment of recurrent prolapse and incontinence.
Her work in urogynaecology was recognised when as lead urogynaecologist, her unit in Burton Hospital was awarded National Accreditation in Urogynaecology status, fifth such unit in the United Kingdom. It signifies delivery of a high quality of care.
Mrs Lingam performs the following women's health treatments at Nuffield Health Derby Hospital:
Treatments and tests offered by Mrs Kalaivani Lingam at Nuffield Health
- Dilation and curettage (D&C)
- Adnexal surgery
- Hormonal coil
- Hormone replacement therapy (HRT)
- Endometrial ablation
- Smear test (cervical screening)
- British Society of Urogynaecologists
- International Continence Society
- Royal College of Obstetrician and Gynaecologist
- Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh
- British Society of Paediatrics and Adolescent Gynaecology
Insurers Mrs Kalaivani Lingam works with
Mrs Kalaivani Lingam works with the following private medical insurance providers:
- Aviva Health
- AXA PPP Healthcare
- AXA PPP International
- Benenden Health
- Bupa On Demand
- Exeter Family Friendly
- Vitality Health (Pru Health)
- Westfield Health WPA
Mrs Kalaivani Lingam does not hold a share or financial interest in this hospital, another Nuffield Health hospital or the company.
Mrs Kalaivani Lingam does not have a share or financial interest in equipment used at this hospital or another Nuffield Health hospital.
Mrs Kalaivani Lingam does not hold any paid advisory role(s) at this hospital or on behalf of Nuffield Health.