Sesh Sunkara is a Senior Clinical Lecturer in Reproductive Medicine at King’s College London, UK. She is a Subspecialist in Reproductive Medicine and Surgery having initially specialised in general Obstetrics and Gynaecology. She is a Fellow of the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (FRCOG), UK. Her research work on poor responders undergoing IVF formed the basis for her thesis leading to her Research degree in Reproductive Medicine; Doctor of Medicine (MD) awarded by King’s College London. She has dual accreditation with the UK General Medical Council as a Specialist in Obstetrics and Gynaecology as well as a Subspecialist in Reproductive Medicine. She worked as a Consultant Gynaecologist and Subspecialist in Reproductive Medicine at the Aberdeen Fertility Centre, University of Aberdeen and then moved to Queens Hospital, Barking Havering and Redbridge University Hospitals, Essex UK to set up and also leads the IVF service.
In addition to her clinical work, Dr Sunkara has published over 58+ PubMed indexed peer-reviewed research papers and authored several other papers, book chapters. She is currently Associate Editor for Human Reproduction Update Journal, the highest impact factor journal in the field of Obstetrics and Gynaecology. She was previously Associate Editor of the Human Reproduction Journal from 2014 to 2018. She is on the Editorial Board of Reproductive Biology and Endocrinology and Associate Editor of Gynecologic and Obstetric Investigation Journals. She has organized and lectured at several national and international symposia and workshops.
Dr Sunkara is a member of the ESHRE Guideline Development Group (GDG) for Ovarian Stimulation in IVF and for the upcoming ESHRE Guideline on Unexplained Infertility. She is Deputy Chair for the RCOG Reproductive Medicine Clinical Studies Group (2015 -current), which is actively involved in supporting multicentre research studies in the UK.