Mr Gautam Mehra is a highly experienced consultant gynaecologist, gynaecological oncologist, and gynaecological surgeon in London. His speciality focuses are fibroids, endometriosis, irregular periods, polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS), as well as laparoscopic and robotic surgery. Mr Mehra currently practises at his two private clinics in addition to his work with the NHS.
After receiving his primary medical qualification in 1996 from the University of Mysore, Mr Mehra underwent his core training in London and at other London centres such as St Bartholomew’s, St George’s, Queen Charlotte’s, and Chelsea & Hammersmith Hospitals. In 2006, he received his membership with the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists. To further his specialisation, Mr Mehra undertook many advanced trainings, especially in various forms of gynaecological surgery.
In 2012, Mr Mehra had completed two trainings at cancer centres and was additionally awarded the International Fellowship for Indian College of Obstetrics & Gynaecology (ICOG) the same year. Currently, Mr Mehra is completing his PhD in robotics from King's College London as part of the Department of Informatics (Centre of Robotic Research -CoRe). His goal is to study how to make medical robots more receptive using a specialised technology known as haptic technology.
Mr Mehra is incredibly involved in his field outside of his practices, as he is the lead for many teams, such as for the Gynaecology Rapid-Access one-stop outpatient clinic at GSTT and the Gynaecology group in the Genetic clinic for BRCA mutation careers at risk of Gynaecological cancer and offers counselling. He continues to conduct research and is interested in the application of sensor probes in detecting gynaecological cancers and other benign gynaecological conditions, as well as bettering tactile sensation during laparoscopic and robotic surgery. Mr Mehra has introduced a robotic programme at Guys' and St Thomas' Hospital, where he also is the lead for robotic surgery.
Additionally, Mr Mehra has had publications in many peer-reviewed journals on gynaecology and gynaecological cancers and has been invited to present at national and international scientific meetings and has co-authored a textbook in laparoscopic surgery. Furthermore, he has been extensively involved in training roles for future surgeons and gynaecologists. Presently, Mr Mehra is the preceptor for Advanced Training Skills Module in Gynaecological Oncology in London deanery for postgraduate doctors.