Dr Jyotsna Pundir is a Consultant Gynaecologist and Specialist in Reproductive medicine and Minimal Access Surgery at the St Bartholomew’s Hospital, London, UK. She trained at UK’s prestigious fertility hospitals including the Assisted Conception Unit at Guys and St’ Thomas’ as a Clinical research fellow and at the Centre for Reproductive Medicine and Surgery at St Bartholomew’s Hospital, London which is RCOG accredited centre for training in reproductive medicine as sub-speciality fellow.
She manages all aspects of infertility, such as assessment of ovarian reserve; assessment of semen analysis; hysterocontrast-sonography to assess tubal patency; ovulation induction; IUI; IVF/ICSI; social and oncological egg freezing; management of male factor infertility; gynaecological and early pregnancy scans and minimal access surgeries.
Apart from sub-fertility, Jyotsna has special interest in managing women with polycystic ovaries and women with peri-menopausal symptoms including sexual dysfunction and premature menopause. She also looks after menopausal symptoms in women who are cancer survivors and women who are BRCA gene carriers and had prophylactic surgery.
Jyotsna is passionate about delivering safe, effective and evidence based medical care to patients. She is very keen to educate, empower and involve couples in decision making in every aspect of their medical care.
- Infertility – Female and Male
- Assisted conception – IUI; IVF; ICSI; ovulation induction; egg freezing
- Minimal Access surgery
- Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome
- Menopause management including premature menopause and sexual dysfunction
- Gynaecological and early pregnancy scanning including 3D scan
- Tubal patency test - HYCOSY
Jyotsna is the North-East London Deanery Educational supervisor for modules on Sub-fertility and Reproductive Health and is responsible to train junior doctors in her speciality. This includes; Menopause management; Intermediate Level USS module in Gynaecology and Early pregnancy. She is also a certified Trainer for British Fertility Society of Assisted conception module and actively involved in teaching at the RCOG as a faculty for MRCOG Part1 International course, MRCOG Part 2 course and Special skills course on Post Reproductive Health.
Apart from working on her research, publications and presentations, she loves to spend time with her family. She is married to an ENT Surgeon and has two boys, and bossing around three men in the house keeps her busy. Outside of work she loves cooking and gardening. She has recently taken up running and completed ‘race for life-5K’ and training for 10K this year.
Treatments and tests offered by Ms Jyotsna Pundir at Nuffield Health
- Hysteroscopic surgery
- Hormonal coil
- Hormone replacement therapy (HRT)
- Endometrial ablation
- Endometrial resection
She has authored books -
“Evidence based Algorithms – Obstetrics” and
“Evidence based Algorithms – Gynaecology”, published by Cambridge Press.
She has published over 25 papers in peer-reviewed journals. She has a keen interest in evidence construction with the help of systematic review of literature and meta-analysis of available evidence to guide clinical practice. She is also interested in sexual dysfunction associated with menopause and premature menopause and has published on the role of testosterone replacement in this group of women.
Her research work is accepted and presented at international fertility and menopause conferences. She is regularly invited at national and international conference to present on recent advances in the field of fertility.
Apart from the above, she is currently undertaking PHD at Queen Mary University, London. Her research is aimed at women with polycystic ovary syndrome and measures to improve the reproductive function in these women including menstrual regularisation and fertility.
- Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists
- British fertility society
- European Society of Human reproduction and embryology
- British Menopause Society
- British Medical Association
Other post held
- Consultant Gynaecologist Specialist Reproductive Medicine and Minimal Access Surgery Centre of Reproductive Medicine, St Bartholomew’s Hospital, London, UK.
- Honorary Clinical Senior Lecturer Centre for Primary Care and Public Health Queen Mary University of London.