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Mrs Ami Shukla is a highly experienced consultant gynaecologist and urogynaecologist in Northamptonshire, specialising in pelvic floor dysfunction, vaginal prolapse, urinary incontinence, pelvic pain and urogynaecological problems.

Mrs Shukla holds weekly clinics at BMI Three Shires Hospital, Northampton and covers all the aspects of Gynaecology and Urogynaecology as follows:

Vaginal Prolapse; bowel prolapse; bladder Prolapse; Urinary and bowel incontinence; stress urinary incontinence; urinary urgency; urge incontinence; overactive bladder; recurrent urinary infections; defeacation problmes; bladder pain; painful bladder; interstitial cystitis; Menstrual disorders; menorrhagia; heavy periods; irregular periods; post-coital bleeding; Pelvic pain; including gynaecological pain; dyspareunia; painful intercourse; ovarian cyst; hormone replacement therapy; menopause; postmenopausal bleeding; hysteroscopy; laparoscopy; prolapse surgery; incontinence surgery; botox injections for bladder; posterior tibial nerve stimulation; tension free vaginal tape; hysterectomy; fibroids; uterine polyps; endometrial ablation; removal of ovaries; colposuspension; endometriosis; treatment of endometriosis; pelvic inflammatory diseases; vaginal infections; recurrent thrush; recurrent bacterial vaginosis; pelvic ultrasound scan; lack of libido

Mrs Shukla achieved her undergraduate and postgraduate degrees in India. After coming to UK she became Member of Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists in 1999. She then obtained MSc in medical Ultrasound and Diploma in Medical Law before going on to do research and published papers about Urodynamic studies and about Voiding dysfunction. She is a Fellow of Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists since 2010.

Mrs Shukla also works publicly for the Northampton General Hospital NHS Trust and specialises in patients with bladder and pelvic organ problems. She is Head of the Department of Urogynaecology at Northampton General Hospital.

Mrs Shukla offers all non-surgical and surgical treatments for gynaecological and Urogynaecological problems. For surgical treatment options for prolapse, she does not use mesh routinely. For urinary incontinence, she can offer surgery with or without the use of a mesh.

She consults at Three shires hospital on:

  • Tuesdays 6:30 pm till 8:00 pm
  • Wednesdays 12:30 pm to 6: 00 pm
  • Thursdays 12:30 pm to 3:30 pm

To book an appointment with Mrs Shukla please contact the hospital on 01604 620311.

Professional Memberships

  • Royal College of Obstetrics and Gynaecology
  • British Society of Urogynaecologists
  • British Society of Colposcopy and Cervical Pathology

Clinical Interests

Mrs A Shukla provides a professional service for the assessment and treatment of a wide range of gynaecological issues which includes the following:

Bladder function: 

  • Recurrent Cystitis (urinary infection) 
  • Urge / frequency (overactive or urgent bladder) 
  • Urge incontinence (urinary leakage with urge) 
  • Stress incontinence (urinary leakage with exercise or activity) 
  • Voiding difficulty (problem with bladder emptying) 
  • Painful bladder symptoms (interstitial cystitis) 
  • Bedwetting 
  • Coital incontinence (urinary leakage during sex) 
Vaginal support: 
  • Lax vagina or prolapse (vaginal bulge or lump) 
  • Vaginal wind 

Childbirth / pregnancy related issues:

  • Incontinence or other bladder problems 
  • Painful perineum or wound healing issues 
  • Sexual difficulties 
  • Cosmetic vaginal issues after childbirth 

Bowel function: 

  • Constipation / difficulty with bowel emptying 
  • Bowel incontinence 
  • Urgent / frequent bowel symptoms 

General and adolescent gynaecology: 

  • Painful or heavy periods 
  • Enlarged or asymmetric labia causing pain or discomfort
  • Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome 
  • Contraception difficulties 
  • Pre-menstrual syndrome / pelvic pain 
  • Absent or infrequent periods 

Sexual function: 

  • Painful sex 
  • Loss of libido (interest) and other difficulties
  • Vaginismus

Investigations Provided

  • Pelvic Ultrasound scan
  • Urodynamic study
  • Cervical smear

Procedures performed

  • Vaginal hysterectomy
  • Pelvic floor repair
  • Biological graft repairs
  • Tension free vaginal tape (TVT)
  • Transobturator tapes
  • Colposuspension
  • Sacrocolpopexy
  • Laparoscopic treatment of endometriosis
  • Removal of ovarian cysts
  • Endometrial ablation

Useful Links

Current NHS and /or University Posts

  • Consultant Gynaecologist at Northampton General Hospital

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