Miss Thangamma Katimada Annaiah



Bedford Hospital

Job Title

Consultant O&G Lead for Early Pregnancy



Other Roles

Undergraduate tutor, Lead for GAPS protocol, Lead for scan training, Lead for sexual health

Areas of Special Interest

Early pregnancy, Acute gynaecology

Education and Training

She completed medical school and her MD degree in Bangalore, India. She worked as a senior resident in O&G at the Tertiary Referral National Institute JIPMER for 3 years. She came to the UK in 2005, and completed her run through training programme in 2012, having passed the MRCOG exam in 2007.


Miss Katimada was appointed to the post of consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist at Bedford Hospital in 2012. Since then she has been actively involved in the care of pregnant women with previous caesarean sections, and runs a perineal clinic for women who have suffered significant perineal tears during child birth. She is adept at gynaecological scanning, and offers a one-stop service to women with general gynaecological problems, such as pelvic pain, fibroids, menorrhagia, and genital prolapse. She also has a keen interest in high risk labour ward management and general gynaecology.


Principal investigator for the GEM 3 trial