Dr (Mrs) Annapoorna Venkat has gained hands-on O&G experience from India, UK, Malaysia and Singapore for the past 33 years. Her experience includes management of high and low risk pregnancies, adolescent gynaecology and benign gynaecological problems in women.
She was an Assistant Professor with National University of Singapore until 30th April 2015, teaching and conducting workshops for undergraduate and postgraduate medical students and nurses. She have conducted workshops in contraception and in sexual assault for doctors who are undertaking training in O&G.
She has published numerous papers in medical journals and written chapters for books related to O&G. She was the department Patient Safety Officer analysing major safety issues and sentinel events and implemented safety plans.
She has delivered educative public lectures and participated in interactive TV talk shows and talks organised by Mediacorp, highlighting the essential aspects of Obstetrics and Gynaecology.
Honours & Awards
- National Council of Social Service – Long service Award in recognition of 5 years of invaluable voluntary service to community Singapore 2007
Obstetric & Gynaecology
- Fellow of Academy of Medicine, Singfapore (FAMS)
- Singapore Medical Council
- Singapore Medical Association
- O&G Society of Singapore
- Medical Protection Society
- Executive Council member of SPPA (from March 2000-2008)
- Member of NASPAG (North American Society of Paediatric and Adolescent Gynaecology (2000-2007)
- Low & high risk pregnancy
- Paediatric & Adolescent Gynaecology
- Pre-pregnancy counselling
- Fertility issues & managing challenges to achieve pregnancy
- Antenatal care & delivery
- Family planning & Contraception
- Women’s Health Screening & Preventive Care
- Menstrual disorders including PCOS
- Pap smear & HPV screening
- Gynae scans - fibroids & ovarian cysts
- Menopause management
- Hysteroscopy & Laparoscopy
- Major benign Gynae surgeries
- Obstetric Scans – dating, viability & fetal anomaly screening, Growth & Liquor volume estimation & Doppler blood flow studies