Dr Priscilla Devaseelan

Consultant Obstetrician & Gynaecologist

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Dr Priscilla Devaseelan is a Consultant and Gynaecologist at Belfast Health and Social Care Trust. Her special interests are in maternal fetal medicine, high risk obstetrics and benign general gynaecology.

Dr Priscilla Devseelan has always excelled academically and won a number of undergraduate and postgraduate prizes.

Her postgraduate training was in India and in Northern Ireland. She has more than 20 years of experience in the speciality and has gained extensive and broad experience in both obstetrics and gynaecology, with particular interest in women with menstrual problems.

She also has an educational role and an Honorary Lecturer at Queen’s University, Belfast.

Her private practice rooms are at 6 Lisburn Road where she offers private gynaecology consultations and holds admitting privileges at Kingsbridge Private Hospital for gynaecological surgery.

Current NHS Posts

Consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist, Belfast Health and Social Care Trust

Personal profile

When not at work, Dr Devseelan enjoys spending most of her time with her family and aims for a good work-life balance.

Qualifications

MB BS -Dr MGR Medical University

India 1993

MD (Obs & Gyn) – Gujarat University

India 1999

DNB – National Board of Examinations

India  2000

MRCOG – Royal College of Obstetricians & Gynaecologists

London 2005

Devaseelan P, Fogarty PP. Role of synthetic mesh in pelvic organ prolapse.

The Obstetrician and Gynaecologist 2009; 11:169-176.

Additional Training

Advanced Obstetric Ultrasound Diploma

Joint Committee of RCOG/RCR 2009

Professional bodies

Fellow of RCOG (Royal College of Obstetricians & Gynaecologists)

London 2018

Honorary Clinical Lecturer, Queen’s University, Belfast

British Maternal Fetal Medicine Society

Ulster Obstetrical & Gynaecological Society

Publications

Devaseelan P, Cardwell C, Bell B, Ong S. Prognosis and neurological outcome in isolated mild to moderate fetal cerebral ventriculomegaly – A systematic review.

J Perinatal. Med. 2010; 38: 401-409.

Mone F, Devaseelan P, Ong S. Systematic review of intervention vs. conservative management of TRAP.

J Perinatal. Med. 2016; 44(6): 619-29.

Devaseelan P, Fogarty PP, Regan L. Human chorionic gonadotrophin for threatened miscarriage (Review).

Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2010, Issue 5. Art. No.: CD007422. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD007422.pub2.

Devaseelan P, Ong S. Twin pregnancy: Controversies in Management.

The Obstetrician and Gynaecologist 2010; 12:179-185.

Treatments and areas of interest

  • Menstrual disorders
  • Prolapse
  • Urinary incontinence
  • Endometriosis
  • Ovarian problems
  • Contraception and HRT
  • Investigations for infertility
  • Pelvic infection and screening
  • Early pregnancy problems and screening
  • Pre-pregnancy counselling

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