WES Junio Ambassador Rohan Chodankar


  • Doctor, Specialty trainee in Obstetrics and Gynaecology at the Simpson Centre for Reproductive Health, NHS Lothian and University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, United Kingdom.

Rohan Chodankar obtained his medical degree from Goa University in 2005 and received basic training in obstetrics and gynaecology at Goa Medical College, India.  He was awarded membership of the Royal College of Obstetricians & Gynaecologists (RCOG) in 2013, following which he moved to the United Kingdom. He is undertaking postgraduate training in obstetrics and gynaecology in Edinburgh.

He undertook a clinical research fellowship at the MRC Centre for Reproductive health under the supervision of Professor Hilary Critchley in 2018. His MD thesis focused on the effects of selective progesterone receptor modulators on the endometrium and the reversibility of these effects. He was also a co-investigator for a clinical trial, an industry-funded collaboration with Edinburgh University. His medical interests include chronic pelvic pain and abnormal uterine bleeding and minimal access surgery to manage these conditions. He is well-published in the field of reproductive medicine.

He is involved in the training, examination and academic supervision of undergraduate and postgraduate students and specialists. He is currently the trainee representative to the RCOG academic board and the gynaecology lead for the RCOG e-Learning board. He is also an associate editor for an open-access peer-reviewed journal, Reproduction and Fertility.