Personal profile

Miss Dandawate specialised in Obstetrics and Gynaecology in 1999 with honours and was awarded a medal for best outgoing Registrar of the year in India. She came over to UK for further studies in 2004 and did her MRCOG followed by completing her specialist registrar’s training in 2011 in the UK at Wessex Deanery.

As a highly skilled surgeon at Dorset County Hospital. Working as Consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist, she is the pioneer in starting Enhanced recovery pathway for gynaecology surgical patients in Dorset County Hospital which has had a huge impact on patient recovery and satisfaction. Miss Dandawate has been conducting outpatient hysteroscopies and manages early cancer cases in Dorset County Hospital, and is currently the only female gynaecologist in Dorset, where is has recently become the Gynaecology Cancer Lead for the West Dorset/Dorchester County Hospital.

She is experienced in managing most common gynaecological conditions including keyhole surgery, vaginal prolapse surgery and abdominal surgery. She is a skilled professional managing one stop menstrual disorder clinics and postmenopausal bleeding clinics. She has special interest in colposcopy, heavy menstrual bleeding, post-menopausal bleeding, chronic pelvic pain, general gynaecology and genital prolapse. 

Miss Dandawate holds outpatient clinics at both BMI The Winterbourne Hospital in Dorchester and BMI The Harbour Hospital in Poole to patients suffering from pelvic pain, bleeding problems, post-menopausal bleeding, prolapse, hysterectomy problems, vaginal pain, cancer, early cancer, ovarian cysts, sterilisation, cramping, keyhole-surgery, postnatal issues, early pregnancy problems, emergency gynaecology issues, outpatient hysteroscopy, heavy periods, vaginal dryness, contraception and family planning.

Professional Memberships

  • Fellow of the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists
  • Member of British society of Colposcopists
  • Diplomate of Faculty of Family Planning (RCOG)
  • Member of Indian Federation of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists
  • Member of British Medical Association

Clinical Interests

  • Heavy menstrual bleeding
  • Post menopausal bleeding
  • Chronic pelvic pain
  • Early pregnancy problems including ectopic pregnancy
  • Endometrial ablation (Novasure)
  • Emergency Gynaecology
  • Benign Abdominal and Vaginal surgery

Courses offered to GPs

  • Heavy Menstrual Bleeding
  • Post menopausal bleeding
  • Fibroid uterus

In Press

  • B Dandawate, T Carpenter. Asymptomatic torsion of pregnant uterus. Journal of Obstetric and Gynaecology: May 2006: Vol 26, No 4.
  • B Dandawate, P Eedarapalli, R Sawdy. Cornual myometrial defect following blunt trauma in pregnancy. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology: Dec 2007: Vol 47, Issue 6, Pages 512-13.
  • B Dandawate, T Carpenter. Rupture uterus presenting as anaemia. Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology. Volume 29, Issue 8, November 2009. Pages 772-773.

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