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Mr Sumit Kar - Gynaecology

Mr Sumit Kar is a Consultant Gynaecologist at North Downs Hospital, Caterham

Clinical interests

Mr Sumit Kar is a Consultant Gynaecologist at North Downs Hospital, Caterham. He was appointed as a Consultant Obstetrician & Gynaecologist in 2013 at Surrey and Sussex NHS Trust, Redhill. 

Mr Kar undertook specialist training in Gynaecology & Obstetrics in London. He was trained in reputed institutions like Bart’s Health and Leicester Royal Infirmary.  He completed his specialist training from London Deanery in 2013.

Mr Kar’s clinical interests centre on laparoscopy & hysteroscopy procedures, menopause, cervical smears abnormalities and colposcopy. He is trained in management of menorrhagia, uterovaginal prolapse and laparoscopic management of endometriosis and ovarian cysts.  He is an accredited Colposcopist with British Society for Colposcopy & Cervical Pathology.   He is a trainer on hysteroscopy procedures at Royal College of Obstetricians & Gynaecologist since 2012. 

Mr Kar has significant contribution in the field of education and research. He was the first author for:  A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis of Randomised Studies on Effects of Omega-3 Fatty Acids in Prevention of Early Preterm Delivery. 

He has been an Examiner for the MRCOG Final Examination at Royal College of Obstetricians & Gynaecologist since 2019. He has been a teacher at MRCOG preparatory courses at Whipps Cross University Hospital, Whittington Hospital and Royal College of Obstetricians & Gynaecologists since 2010.

Special interests: 

Menopause

Endometriosis 

Hysteroscopy procedure for fibroid (polyps, menorrhagia) 

Laparoscopy investigation and treatment 

Ovarian cyst removal 

Vaginal repair operation for prolapse

Hysterectomy surgery

Academic background

MRCOG (Royal College of Obstetrics & Gynaecology)

BSCCP (British Society for Colposcopy & Cervical Pathology)  

Bachelor in Endoscopy (European Society of Gynaecological Endoscopy, Belgium)

DCRM (Diploma in Clinical Risk & Claim Management) 

Professional Memberships

BMS (British Menopausal Society) 

RCOG (Royal College of Obstetrics & Gynaecology)

BSCCP (British Society for Colposcopy & Cervical Pathology)

BSGE (British Society for Gynaecological Endoscopy)

NHS base

East Surrey NHS Trust

Clinic Times

Alternate Monday pm

01883776939