Dr Lakshmi Ravikanti



Dr Ravikanti started work at Waikato Hospital in 1999 initially as senior house surgeon then trainee.

registrar. She was appointed as Fellow in advanced laparoscopy and pelvic floor surgery from 2006-2007.

During those years she was involved in conducting significant research work in endometriosis, pelvic floor repair and presented a paper on endometriosis surgery and fertility outcomes at World Congress on Endometriosis in Melbourne, 2008 and at RANZCOG.

She was awarded the Fellowship of Royal Australia New Zealand College of Obstetrics and Gynaecology in Dec 2007 and appointed as consultant in O&G at Waikato Hospital, Hamilton, New Zealand.

She was awarded Young Gynaecologist Award by Asia Oceania Federation of O&G in 2009. She is enjoying working as Consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist at Waikato Hospital in the field of endometriosis as a special interest. Dr Ravikanti is also part of Fertility Associates since 2007.

Dr Ravikanti and Mr VP Singh work together as a team in complicated cases of severe endometriosis along with colorectal and urology colleagues.

She and her team are strong believers in a multidisciplinary approach to treatment. She is a keen researcher in the area of fertility and endometriosis and has presented a number of papers at National and International level.

Her long term vision is to continue to develop services for women with endometriosis and pelvic floor issues at Waikato Hospital and help the team to create a centre offering expertise that is recognised internationally.

She feels proud to be part of a vibrant and friendly group practice specialising in endometriosis and pelvic floor disorders at Anglesea Women’s Specialists in Hamilton, New Zealand.

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