Professor Vasanth Andrews

Qualifications

MBBS, BSc(Hons), DFFP, MSc, MD, FRCOG, FACOG

GMC number: 4315232

Practising since: 1996

Specialties

Gynaecology

Consultation times

  • Alternative Mondays 13:30 - 20:00
  • Thursdays 08:00 - 16:30
  • Alternate Fridays 13:00 - 20:00
  • Alternate Saturdays 08:00 - 14:00
  • Only patients over the age of 18 yrs at Woking Hospital
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About

Professor Vasanth Andrews is a consultant Gynaecologist working at Nuffield Woking He graduated from the United and Medical and Dental Schools of Guy’s and St Thomas’ Hospitals, London in 1996. He has more than 25 years of experience as an Obstetrician and Gynaecologist. He has clinical and research interests in minimally invasive (keyhole) surgery and problems following childbirth. He is experienced in performing operative laparoscopic (keyhole) surgery including hysterectomies and treating endometriosis. He was trained in laparoscopic surgery by Professor Jeremy Wright and obtained a Distinction in his Master's degree in Advanced Gynaecological Minimally Invasive Surgery. He is also experienced in performing open and vaginal surgery.

Vasanth also has a keen interest in problems following childbirth. Specifically, he has interests in the management of obstetric anal sphincter injuries (third and fourth-degree tears), and perineal problems including wound breakdown and painful intercourse after childbirth. He is trained to perform endoanal ultrasound and anal manometry. His research in this field led to his Doctorate in the diagnosis and management of Obstetric Anal Sphincter Injuries (OASIS). He has been a member of the council of the RCOG and divisional medical director.

Special interests

  • Laparoscopic Surgery.
  • General gynaecology.
  • Abdominal and vaginal surgery.
  • Problems following childbirth including perineal and anal sphincter disorders. 

Languages spoken

English, Tamil

Treatments and tests offered by Professor Vasanth Andrews at Nuffield Health

  • Hysteroscopic surgery
  • Dilation and curettage (D&C)
  • Adnexal surgery
  • Pelvic floor repair
  • Hysterectomy
  • Female sterilisation
  • Hormonal coil
  • Vulval lesion excision
  • Hormone replacement therapy (HRT)
  • Vaginal Prolapse Surgery
  • Ovarian cystectomy
  • Excision vaginal lumps

Locations Professor Vasanth Andrews works with

Related experience

Research

Vasanth has a keen interest in research and teaching, and supervises research up to doctorate level.

Vasanth has won several national and international prizes for his research.  He has over 50 published abstracts, and more than 20 peer reviewed papers mainly in the areas of anal sphincter problems following childbirth and minimal access (laparoscopic) surgery.  Further details of his work can be found at https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Vasanth-Andrews/research

Vasanth is an examiner for final MBBS at Kings College London and for the part 3 MRCOG.   

Memberships

  • Fellow of the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists
  • Fellow of the American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynaecologist
  • Member of the British Society of Gynaecological Endoscopy
  • Medical Defence Union
  • British Medical Association

Other posts held

  • Consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist, Lewisham and Greenwich NHS Trust

Insurers Professor Vasanth Andrews works with

Professor Vasanth Andrews works with the following private medical insurance providers:

  • Aviva Health
  • AXA Health
  • Benenden Health
  • Exeter Family Friendly
  • Freedom Health
  • Health-on-Line
  • PHC
  • Westfield Health WPA
  • Bupa
  • CS Healthcare
  • Simplyhealth
  • Vitality Health (Pru Health)
  • Healix Healthcare
  • Police Mutual

Declaration

Professor Vasanth Andrews does not hold a share or financial interest in this hospital, another Nuffield Health hospital or the company.

Professor Vasanth Andrews does not have a share or financial interest in equipment used at this hospital or another Nuffield Health hospital.

Professor Vasanth Andrews does not hold any paid advisory role(s) at this hospital or on behalf of Nuffield Health.