Dr Mahalakshmi Ragunath

Fertility Specialist, Obstetrician & Gynaecologist

About Dr Mahalakshmi Ragunath


Dr Mahalakshmi Ragunath (Maha) has been appointed as a Consultant in Reproductive Medicine and Gynaecology at Adora Fertility and continues to work as a Consultant in Obstetrics and Gynaecology at SJOG Midland.

Maha was trained in the UK, and obtained her specialist certification from the Royal College in Obstetrics and Gynaecology as well as special interest training in Subfertility, Assisted Conception and Laparoscopic surgery modules. Following Ob&G training which she went onto complete a postgraduate Master’s degree in Reproduction and Foetal Development from Bristol University. She was conferred with a Fellowship from the College (FRCOG) in 2010.

She has worked as a Consultant in Reproductive Medicine and Gynaecology for 12 years in the UK, and as Medical Director of CARE Fertility Nottingham, one of UKs largest private IVF Clinic with 1300 cycles per year. With her leadership the clinic went to be the top 5 clinics in the UK for its clinical pregnancy rates for women under 35 years of age.

Maha is skilled in all types of fertility treatment options including IUIs, Ovulation induction and IUI, Egg freezing, IVF treatment, egg donation cycles and surrogacy, with a special interest in the management of recurrent treatment failure, poor ovarian reserve PCOS and Male infertility. Above all, putting patients’ interests first and supporting them through a difficult time, is very important to her.

Having held a concurrent post as a Gynaecologist at Queens Medical Centre and Nottingham University hospitals she is proficient in managing all general gynaecological disorders, including Menstrual disorders, pelvic pain, endometriosis, PCOS and Fibroid uterus, and is an accredited Colposcopist.

Maha qualified from Madras Medical College, one of the top 100 Medical Schools internationally following which she went onto specialise in Obstetrics and Gynaecology there. Following this she moved to the UK to then go through a rigorous programme of O&G training with special skills training in Subfertility and Laparoscopic surgery.
She has been actively involved with teaching and training both in undergraduate and postgraduate programmes and has held the post of Editor of the subfertility section of the STratOG for over 8 years.

Having moved to Perth in 2019 to join family, she has been granted the FRANZCOG, is on the Specialist Register and is a Consultant in Obstetrics and Gynaecology at SJOG, Midland hospital.

She loves gardening, music and singing, with avid watercolour and oil painting interests.

Interview with Dr Maha Ragunath