About Anglesea Gynaecology
The friendly team at Anglesea Gynaecology, go out of their way to put every patient at their ease, dealing with women in a sensitive, caring and professional manner.
The centres team of three highly skilled gynaecologists, Dr Ved Prakash (VP) Singh, Dr Lakshmi Ravikanti and Dr Deirdre Rohlandt; are all highly regarded in their fields within New Zealand and Australia.
Procedure & Treatments
- Endometriosis and Pelvic Pain
- Ovarian Cysts
- Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS)
- Menstrual Problems
- Cervical Dysplasia
- Hormone Replacement Therapy (HRT)
- Urinary Incontinence
- Bladder Sling Procedures - Burch Procedure - Tension-Free Vaginal Tape (TVT) Procedure
- Pelvic Organ Prolapse
- Laparoscopic Hysterectomy
- Hysteroscopy and Dilatation and Curettage (D&C)
- Tubal ligation reversal
Office Gynaecology: Cervical Smears and General Checks
All the minor procedures are done onsite.
All other procedures are done at Anglesea Hospital and Southern Cross Hospital.
on Consultation fees – on-site
Dr Lakshmi Ravikanti
MB BS (Osmania); FRANZCOG
Obstetrician & Gynaecologist
Dr Ravikanti is a graduate of Osmania Medical College, Hyderabad, India. She moved to New Zealand in 1996 in search of a better lifestyle. She completed all her postgraduate training in New Zealand and was awarded the Fellowship of Royal Australia New Zealand College of Obstetrics and Gynaecology in Dec 2007. She was then appointed as consultant in O&G at Waikato Hospital, Hamilton, New Zealand and started her practice at Anglesea Gynaecology at the same time.
She was awarded the prestigious Young Gynaecologist Award by Asia Oceania Federation of O&G in 2009. She is particularly interested the field of Laparoscopic surgery, Endometriosis, Pelvic floor issues and General gynaecology. Dr Ravikanti is a training supervisor for the advanced fellowship training programme under the auspices of Australasian Gynaecological Endoscopy and Surgery Society (AGES). Dr Ravikanti has also worked as a fertility specialist at Fertility Associates since 2007.
Dr Ravikanti easily empathises with her patients, having personally suffered from endometriosis and enduring 3 cycles of IVF before falling pregnant with her son.
She has a keen interest in research and presented a number of papers at National and International level.
Dr Ved Prakash Singh
MB BS (Bombay); FRANZCOG
Obstetrician & Gynaecologist
Dr Ved Prakash Singh (VP) is a graduate of University Of Bombay, India. He considers himself fortunate to have been mentored by great pioneers in Laparoscopic Surgery and IVF during his formative years in the 90s. After a stint as Senior Lecturer in Obstetrics and Gynaecology at University of Bombay and Senior Registrar at National Womens Auckland and Waikato Hospital, he was appointed as a Consultant in O&G at Waikato Hospital and Fertility Associates Hamilton in 2001.
VP is highly passionate about gynaecological surgery particularly laparoscopic surgery. He set up an advanced laparoscopic training programme under the auspices of RANZCOG and AGES. VP is the Training Director of this programme based at Waikato Hospital and Anglesea Gynaecology. He has mentored many gynaecologists who have gone on to become trainers themselves.
VP is well recognised nationally and internationally for his expertise in laparoscopic surgery, endometriosis, pelvic pain and pelvic floor surgery. He believes in constant learning, innovation and collaboration in order to deliver the best care to his patients.
Dr. Deirdre Rohlandt
Dr Deirdre Rohlandt is a graduate of the University of Stellenbosch, South Africa. She moved to New Zealand in 1995 on a working holiday and fell in love with the country. After completing her specialist training on the South Island, Deirdre finally settled in Hamilton.
Deirdre worked for the DHB for many years as a Specialist, with some time spent as Clinical Unit Leader. Her passions were undergraduate and postgraduate training, and she held an honorary lecturer position with the University of Auckland, and completed her certificate in Clinical Education. Deirdre also held the position of Training Supervisor and Mentor for junior doctors, highlighting one of her core values: compassion in healthcare.
Deirdre is now focused on providing patient-centred care with a holistic focus. Working in private practice provides her with the freedom to spend more time with patients and she finds the continuity of care very gratifying.
Deirdre provides gynaecological consultations, colposcopies and urodynamics. She is committed to ongoing education and training to widen and deepen her scope to enable better patient care and more in depth knowledge around her specific interests, including menopause and vulval health.