Dr Natalia Povolotskaya

Consultant Gynaecologist and Cancer Surgeon, Robotic and Laparoscopic Surgeon in Havant & Portsmouth

FRCOG, Dip MedEd, FHEA

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Professional statement

Dr Natalia Povolotskaya is a consultant gynaecologist and cancer surgeon with over 20 years of experience, based in Portsmouth. Dr Natalia Povolotskaya is an expert in gynaecological cancers, cancer prevention, colposcopy and complex gynaecological problems.  She offers rapid cancer diagnosis and treatment for ovarian cancer, cervical cancer, endometrial cancer and vulval cancer.
She has expertise in minimal access (keyhole surgery) laparoscopic and robotic, complex open surgery. She offers hysterectomy for cancer, fibroids, ovarian cysts, heavy periods. She offers risk reduction hysterectomy and removal of tubes and ovaries. She offers surgery for vulval cancer and sentinel lymph node biopsy. She offers all range of diagnostic procedures.

She currently practises at the Spire Portsmouth Hospital and Queen Alexandra Hospital/ Portsmouth University Hospitals NHS Trust.

Dr Povolotskaya completed her medical studies in St Petersburg, achieving a degree in pharmacology (diploma with distinction), before being awarded her medical degree from Pavlov State Medical University in Saint-Petersburg (Diploma with Distinction). She undertook complete UK based postgraduate training in obstetrics and gynaecology. She worked in the best UK hospitals under mentorship of renowned clinicians and surgeons. In addition to completion of general training in obstetrics and gynaecology, she completed extra 3 years of rigorous training in the Subspeciality in Gynaecological Oncology.

She has worked as a consultant in gynaecological oncology since 2015 and has performed hundreds of complex surgeries. Some of her work was featured on the Channel 4 programme 'Shut-Ins'.

Dr Povolotskaya was elevated to fellow status of the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists for significant contribution to the obstetrics and gynaecology specialty, furthering the standards of practice, teaching and research.

She is clinical lead for gynaecological oncology at Queen Alexandra Hospital, as well as a surgical lead for the Regional Genetics Multidisciplinary Meeting for Familial Gynaecological Cancers. Previously Dr Natalia Povolotskaya held the position of gynaecological oncology network chair for Wessex Cancer Alliance for three years.

As a Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG) recognised supervisor of sub-speciality training in gynaecological oncology, she is responsible for training the next generation of subspecialty trainees in gynaecological oncology. She is also a colposcopy trainer.

She led a team of clinicians who won a Pride of Portsmouth Award in 2019 for implementing a new approach to follow up in patients with endometrial cancer.

Dr Povolotskaya has multiple publications in scientific journals. She takes active part in Clinical Research. She was a PI for the FORECEE and SUCCOR studies. She is currently a PI for the PROTECTOR study.
 

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16/01/2024

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Dr. Povolotskaya is friendly, approachable, kind, calm, patient, understanding, knowledgeable, experienced and professional. What more could you want?

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12/09/2023

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I received excellent care from Dr Natalia Povolotskaya. she was friendly and professional at all times and both my husband and myself had complete confidence in her. The procedure went exactly as she predicted with no complications. I would not hesitate to recommend her to others

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03/06/2023

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I found Ms Povlotskaya to be kind and caring. She has a calm and gentle manner, listens to all of your concerns and immediately puts you at ease. She made me feel I was her priority and I felt incredibly lucky she was my surgeon.

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04/04/2023

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Natalia is a true professional. She knows her area of specialism inside out, is highly articulate and genuinely cares. It is a very reassuring feeling to know one is being looked after by the best.


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