Name and Position

Dr Parivakkam Arunakumari

Contact Details

Main Telephone Number:01603 286286


Department page: Gynaecology

Name and Position: Dr P.S.Arunakumari, Consultant Gynaecologist, Clinical Lead for Paediatric and Adolescent Gynaecology

Contact Details: 01603-286286 ext 3095

Secretary: Ms Bethany McGuire

Specialities: Gynaecology

Sub-Speciality: Paediatric and Adolescent Gynaecology (PAG), Gynaecological Endocrinology, Benign Gynaecology

Special Clinical Interests: Surgical abnormalities in Paediatric and Adolescent Gynaecology, PCOS, Non-reproductive Gynae endocrinology

Research Interests: Premature ovarian insufficiency, PCOS

Current Membership of Professional, National and Regional Bodies:

  • Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists
  • British Society of Paediatric and Adolescent Gynaecology
  • British Society of Gynaecological Endoscopy
  • Faculty of Sexual and Reproductive Healthcare
  • Federation of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists of India

Universities and Degrees: MBBS, MD, MRCOG, MFFP, FRCOG, IFEPAG


  • IFEPAG, June 2021
  • FRCOG, May 2013
  • MFFP, April 2007
  • DFFP, February 2003
  • MRCOG, September 2000
  • MD (Obstetrics & Gynaecology), March 1997
  • MBBS, February 1994
  • Letter of competence in Intrauterine techniques – May 2006
  • Letter of competence in Subdermal implants- insertion and removal – May 2006

GMC Number: 5204989

Professional Profile: Dr P.S.Arunakumari has been a Consultant since 2008. She is at NNUH since 2016 where she has expanded the PAG service and complemented the Benign Gynaecology service. Her key achievements in PAG include:

  • being the first doctor in the UK to obtain The International Fellowship of Paediatric and Adolescent Gynaecology
  • setting up of the first Gynae endocrine clinic in Norfolk without any financial inlay.
  • conceiving and implementing the delivery of the first regional virtual interhospital pan deanery monthly PAG MDT meetings to discuss complex and rare cases in PAG. This has now been upscaled nationally.
  • spearheading the development of a PAG community in the EOE region
  • delivering the PAG structured monthly online teaching programme for the EOE deanery. She is now the PAG SITM preceptor for the EOE deanery.

She has several publications to her name in peer reviewed journals including book chapters. She is a current member of the BritSPAG Executive Committee. She has been a member of National Institute of Clinical Excellence (NICE)- Guideline Development Group, Lead reviewer of the National RCOG guidelines and several RCOG committees.

Personal Profile: PSA is an avid reader, spending her spare time experimenting with cooking new dishes and spiritual pursuits.