Dr Purkayastha has over 35 years experience of working in Gynaecology in the UK and no problem is too minor for her.
Dr Sheela Purkayastha has over 35 years experience of working in Gynaecology in the UK.
Dr Purkayastha graduated from The Calcutta Medical College in India and her academic achievements included a National Scholarship and the Maharaja Gwalior Gold Medal for getting top marks in exams as part of her medical and surgical degree course. She then went on to study at postgraduate level at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences in New Delhi, where she achieved her Doctor of Medicine Qualification.
After working in Iran as a Specialist in Obstetrics and Gynaecology for several years, Dr Purkayastha moved to the UK and passed the exam for Membership of the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists in 1982. Dr Purkayastha was then granted Fellowship of the Royal College in 1997 and Fellow of the Faculty of Family Planning and Reproductive Health in 2006.
Dr Purkayastha is recognised by The British Society for Colposcopy and Cervical Pathology as a Specialist in Colposcopy, a technique used to examine the cervix after a woman gets an abnormal smear test result. She is an instructor in Family Planning with accreditation from the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists and also ran the Chelsea and Westminster Hospital Menopause and PMS Clinic for many years. Dr Purkayastha has written a book titled Postreproductive Gynaecology.
At our clinic Dr Purkayastha carries out consultations and/or procedures for:
Dr Purkayastha is passionate about women’s health and women’s health promotion. She has a number of special interests in Gynaecology and no problem is ever too minor for her.