Priyadarshini Lingaraj

Dr. Priyadarshini Lingaraj Specialist Obstetrics and Gynecology

Years of Experience: 10+

Nationality: India

Languages Known: English, Tamil, Kannada, Malayalam, Hindi

Qualification: M.B.B.S., D.N.B. (OBG), MRCOG (UK), EFOG – EBCOG (European Board), Masters in Laparoscopy

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Dr. Priyadarshini is a dedicated, multilingual, and experienced Specialist Gynaecologist with a broad expertise in women’s health and wellness. Her areas of specialization include antenatal care, focusing on the well-being of expectant mothers and their babies, and high-risk obstetrics, where she skillfully manages complex cases involving conditions like diabetes, hypertension, cardiac disease, and liver disease.

Her experience also extends to managing busy outpatient departments, effectively catering to the diverse needs of patients. She excels in high-risk emergency wards, swiftly responding to critical situations to ensure optimal patient outcomes. In the labor room, Dr. Priyadarshini has independently supervised deliveries, prioritizing the safety and well-being of mothers and newborns.

Her proficiency encompasses a wide range of gynecological disorders, from pediatric to adolescent stages, as well as adult and menopausal issues. She deals with hormonal issues, menstrual disturbances, cancer screening of the female reproductive system, and managing vaginal discharges, among other common problems.

Dr. Priyadarshini provides lifestyle medicine coaching and expert care in mental health well-being for women. She is known for her outstanding ability to offer care with an emphasis on a holistic approach, treating patients physically, emotionally, and socially. Her bedside manner and ability to establish rapport with patients are admirable.

With a great passion for teaching and quality training, she serves as a mentor with STUDYMEDIC, an internationally accredited platform providing training for various international examinations. Her positive attitude and team player skills have always been her strengths, helping her to build confidence in the workplace and maintain a harmonious work environment. Her areas of expertise include:

  • Normal antenatal care.
  • High-risk pregnancy management, including conditions such as diabetes, hypertension, cardiac disease, liver disease, etc.
  • Genetic counselling.
  • Normal delivery.
  • Instrumental delivery (forceps, vacuum).
  • Cesarean section, addressing conditions like placenta previa, history of multiple cesarean sections, morbid obesity.
  • Gynecology – Management of menstruation disorders from puberty to menopause.
  • Gynecology oncology screening, including colposcopy, cone biopsy, LEEP procedures.
  • Infertility and related services like HSG, IUI.
  • Minimal access surgery – Hysteroscopy, both diagnostic and therapeutic (septum resection, myomectomy, adhesiolysis).
  • Minimal access surgery – Laparoscopy, encompassing diagnostic procedures, ovarian cystectomy, endometriosis management, ectopic pregnancy treatment, myomectomy, hysterectomy.
  • Open surgery – Total abdominal hysterectomy, myomectomy, non-descent vaginal hysterectomy, vaginal hysterectomy.
  • Obstetric procedures – D and C, suction evacuation, cervical encirclement.
  • Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynecology, including basic and advanced techniques, such as 3D scans.
  • OPD procedures related to contraception – Implant and IUCD insertion and removal.

Awards & Achievements

  • THANGA THARAGAI - 2023 - FIELD OF MEDICINE, received from The Honorable Minister Trichi Siva on November 4th, 2023, at ISC, Abu Dhabi. This eminent award is presented to women of Tamil origin serving in the UAE, in recognition of their academic and community services.
  • Dr. M.G.R. Medical University (2011 - Madras University Students Club Medal) – Field of General Surgery.
  • Best Outgoing Student of 2006 Batch (Chettinad Health City).
  • Recipient of Seven Gold Medals during Undergraduate Course (Chettinad Health City).

Research & Publications

  • Assessing risk factors and awareness of antenatal and postnatal depression – a population-based study (ongoing).
  • Poster presentation on Primary Ovarian Pregnancy at ICON 2013.
  • Represented Salem OBG Society in quiz at Yuva Fogsi 2015.
  • Presented CME – DOH platform – "Is Infertility on the Rise?", June 2023.
  • Presented CME – DOH platform – "11-13+6 Weeks Scan – A Focus Beyond NT", January 2022.
  • Presented webinar – UAE Gynecologist Forum, An Initiative by BAYERS - "PCOS - Emerging Concepts", November 2023.
  • Presentation – European Lifestyle Medicine Organization – "Mental Health in Women", March 2023.


  • M.B.B.S., D.N.B. (OBG), MRCOG (UK), EFOG – EBCOG (European Board), Masters in Laparoscopy


  • Member (2023) – European Lifestyle Medicine Organization. Competency Certification - The Fetal Medicine Foundation, United Kingdom.
  • Masters Certification in Laparoscopy - IBC Academies of Medical Excellence, Dubai.
  • Masters Certification in Urogynecology, Uro-obstetrics and Urodynamics - IBC, NHS - Southport and Ormskirk Hospital, East Lancashire Hospital.
  • Training in IUI - GarbhaGudi Institute of Reproductive Health & Research, Bangalore.
  • Certificate Course - Chellaram Hospital Diabetes Care & Multispecialty.
  • Certificate Course - Updating Skills in Cervical Cancer Prevention - Indian College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists.
  • Training in Advanced Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynecology - SONOSCAN HEALTHCARE PVT LTD., India.
  • Training in Advanced Infertility - CIMAR Fertility Centre, Edapal.
  • Training in Laparoscopy - VG Hospital, India.
  • Fellowship in Fetal Medicine - Fetal and Gynae Imaging (Online).


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