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Dr. Neelima Deshpande

Dr. Neelima Deshpande

Dr. Neelima Deshpande

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MD - Obstetrics & Gynaecology, DNB - Obstetrics & Gynecology, Fellow of Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists FRCOG (London), MBBS








28 Years Experience Overall  (28 years as specialist)

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Dr. Neelima Deshpande has over 26 years experience as a gynecologist and over 15 years as a urogynecologist and 10 years as a sexologist. Dr. Deshpande completed her postgraduate training in obstetrics, general gynecology, and urogynecology at the Birmingham Women’s Hospital. She has worked in the UK since 1997 at several teaching hospitals and at consultant level for over 10 years in gynecology and in sexual and reproductive health. She practices at Sara Clinic, for the major part of the week.She has experience of managing complicated urogynaecological cases with pelvic floor dysfunction and is trained in the surgical and conservative management of urinary incontinence in women. She is trained in sexual and reproductive health as well as genitourinary medicine and can treat a variety of sexually transmitted infections in women and men.She has specialized in sex therapy for several males and female sexual dysfunctions and uses a variety of techniques to manage challenging dysfunctions and anxiety states. She is an invited speaker for several events including medical conferences, adolescent sex education, women's health and sexual well-being and urinary incontinence in women.

Kothrud, Pune

Sara Clinic


C/O Health Point Polyclinic, 1st Floor, Sakhai Plaza Building, DP Road, Landmark: Near Yashwantrao Chavan Natya Gruha, Near Paranjape High School & Bhelke Nagar Circle, Pune

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Mon - Wed, Fri - Sat

04:00 - 06:00


Common questions & answers

Q: Who is a Sexologist?

A: A sexologist is a person who studies human sexuality and sexual behaviour and has a doctoral level degree in the chosen subject. Sexologists can provide sex counselling or sex therapy.

Q: How can a Sexologist help?

A: Sexologists educate people about how to lead satisfying, safe and fulfilling sex lives by specifically addressing the issues which may include psychological or physiological problems.

Q: What problems a Sexologist can treat?

A: A sexologist who is working as a sex therapist provides counselling or assistance related to sexual problems by talking the person.

Q: When do you need to see a sex therapist?

A: When you are facing difficulties in your sex life like, mismatched desires to have sex or disinterest in sex, then the sex therapist will be able to help resolve the issues.

Q: Sexologist and sex therapists, are they the same?

A: A Sexologist is a person who studies human sexual behaviour and sexuality and a sex therapist is a sexologist working in a clinical setup to advise people to overcome sex life related issues.


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Sexual Health
Psychosexual Therapy
Counselling for HIV, STIs
Teenage and adolescent sex education and counselling
Erectile Dysfunction
Delayed Ejaculation

Awards and Recognitions

Young Obstetrician and Gynaecologist Fellowship Award RCOG - 1997


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MD - Obstetrics & Gynaecology - Byramjee Jeejeebhoy Government Medical College & Sasson General Hospital, Pune, 1993
DNB - Obstetrics & Gynecology - DNB board, New Delhi, 1994
Fellow of Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists FRCOG (London) - Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists, London, 2010


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Indian Medical Association (IMA)
Pune Obstetric and Gynaecologic Society (POGS)
College of Sex and Relationship Therapists UK
Council of Sex Education & Parenthood International (CSEPI)
Faculty of Sexual and Reproductive Healthcare (UK)


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2012 - 2016 Consultant Sexual And Reproductive Health at Health Point Polyclinic
2010 - 2012 Consultant Sexual And Reproductive Health at University Hospitals Birmingham UK
2006 - 2010 Associate Specialist Sexual And Reproductive Health at University Hospitals Birmingham UK
2003 - 2005 Consultant Urogynaecologist and Obstetrician at Birmingham Women's Hospital UK
1997 - 2003 Registrar Obstetrics and Gynaecology at West Midlands OBGYN rotation


65059 Maharashtra Medical Council, 1991

Trainings and Certifications

MFSRH - Faculty of Sexual & Reproductive Healthcare, UK, 2008
Diploma in Evidence Based Healthcare - Kellogg College Oxford, 2003
Diploma in Psycho-sexual Therapy - Relate Institute University of Hull U.K, 2007
Medical diploma in clinical Hypnosis - London college of Clinical Hypnosis, 2006
EMDR - EMDR London, 2011
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