Dr. Prathima Radhakrishnan
Director & Consultant in Fetal Medicine MRCOG (UK);
Dipl in Obs USS ( RCOG, UK); Diploma in Fetal Medicine (FMF, UK)
Dr Prathima is trained in Fetal Medicine from the premier centre – Harris Birthright Research Centre for Fetal Medicine at King’s College Hospital, London under Professor Kypros Nicolaides. She has obtained her certificates of competency in various aspects of fetal scanning and in-utero invasive procedures, both diagnostic and therapeutic.
Dr Prathima Radhakrishnan is the first Indian to get the Diploma in Fetal Medicine from the Fetal Medicine Foundation, UK.
She is very passionate about fetal medicine and totally committed to the cause. Her special interest is in Fetal therapy, Early diagnosis of fetal abnormalities and Pre-pregnancy counseling for fetal anomalies.
She is an FMF (UK) accredited trainer for the First trimester (NT) scan and keen participant in many conferences on the theme of Fetal medicine.
She is actively involved in training doctors in Obstetric scanning. She goes around the country doing the First trimester / NT screening workshops and has examined and certified several sonologists to perform the NT scan.
Dr Prathima Radhakrishnan has trained in Fetoscopic techniques under Professor Kypros Nicolaides at Harris Birthright Research Centre for Fetal medicine, London. This service is now offered to those pregnancies complicated by severe Twin to twin Transfusion Syndrome to do laser ablation of the anastomosing placental vessels, severe Congenital Diaphragmatic hernia and certain fetal tumors. Kindly contact her via email for further details.
The Director of the centre, who is a Fellow of the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists ( FRCOG, UK). She was trained in Fetal Medicine at the internationally acclaimed Harris Birthright Research Centre for Fetal Medicine at King’s College Hospital, London under the dynamic leadership of Professor Kypros Nicolaides, who is considered the “Father of Fetal Medicine”. She is the first Indian to get a Diploma in Fetal Medicine from the Fetal Medicine Foundation, UK and has special interest in Fetal therapy, Early diagnosis of fetal abnormalities and Pre-pregnancy counseling for fetal anomalies. Dr Prathima Radhakrishnan is one of the leading Fetal medicine Specialists in the country having established herself as a pioneer in the field by providing excellent clinical services and academic contributions to journals and various local, regional, national and international meetings. She is one of the leading researchers in Fetal Medicine in the country. She is also actively involved in training doctors to become competent Fetal Medicine Specialists.
MEMBERSHIP IN PROFESSIONAL BODIES:
- Founder member, Indian Society of Ultrasound in OBG (INSUOG)
- Founder member, Society of Fetal Medicine (SFM)
- Executive committee, Bangalore Society of Obstetrics & Gynecology ( BSOG)
- Executive Committee, RCOG Bangalore Trust
Dr Prathima will be attending the Asia Pacific Conference on Foetal Therapy in April 2016, Singapore. She will also mark her presence at the INSUOG 2016, Hyderabad, and the 12th Asia Pacific Congress in Maternal Medicine, Malaysia.