Dr Dharmintra Pasupathy
MSc PhD MRCOG
Senior Lecturer / Consultant in Maternal & Fetal Medicine and Perinatal Epidemiology
Division of Women's Health
10th Floor North Wing St Thomas' Hospital
Westminster Bridge Road
Tel: +44(0)20 7188 4137
Fax: +44(0)20 7620 1227
Dharmintra Pasupathy completed his undergraduate medical training at The University of Liverpool and his basic clinical and core specialist registrar training in Obstetrics and Gynaecology at Bristol and Cambridge. He was awarded the MRCOG in 2004, completed an MSc in Epidemiology at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine in 2005, successfully secured an MRC/RCOG Clinical Research Training Fellowship in 2006 and was awarded his PhD from the University of Cambridge in 2010. He subsequently completed an NIHR Clinical Lectureship and Sub-specialty training in Maternal and Fetal Medicine at Guy’s & St Thomas’ Hospital, King’s Health Partners, King’s College London.
He is currently a Senior Lecturer in the division and a Consultant in Maternal & Fetal Medicine in Guy’s & St Thomas’ Hospital with clinical commitments in Fetal Medicine, the Diabetic Antenatal Service and in the Hospital Birth Centre.
Dharmintra Pasupathy’s has an active programme of research focused on the effect of abnormal fetal growth on the risk of adverse outcomes in labour and long term childhood development. He currently collaborates with investigators from the Institute of Psychiatry (KCL), Karolinska Institute in Sweden, University of Auckland and University of Adelaide. Current research projects include:
Improved characterisation and prediction of large infants which are at increased risk of adverse outcomes in labour and childhood development
Improved understanding of twin growth in relation to adverse pregnancy and long term outcomes
He is also the post graduate coordinator for clinical MD/PhD for the Division of Women’s Health. He is always keen to hear from clinicians who are interested in pursuing basic science or clinical research in the division.
Pasupathy D, McCowan LME, Poston L, Kenny LC, Dekker GA, North RA on behalf of the SCOPE consortium. Perinatal outcomes in large for gestational age infants – a comparison of absolute birthweight and customised birthweight centiles: a prospective cohort study. Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol2012;26:543-552.
Persson M, Pasupathy D, Hanson U, Norman M. Disproportionate body composition and perinatal outcome in large-for-gestational-age infants to mothers with type 1 diabetes. BJOG 2012.
Persson M, Pasupathy D, Hanson U, Westgren M, Norman M. Pre-pregnancy body mass index and the risk of adverse outcome in type 1 diabetic pregnancies: a population-based cohort study. BMJ Open 2012;2: e000601.
Wood AM, Pasupathy D, Pell JP, Fleming M, Smith GC. Trends in socioeconomic inequalities in risk of sudden infant death syndrome, other causes of infant mortality, and stillbirth in Scotland: population based study. BMJ 2012;344: e1552.2011.