Dr. Sai Lakshmi Daayana Gyneac Oncologist in Hyderabad

Dr. Sai Lakshmi Daayana

Gyneac Oncologist, Hyderabad

MRCOG RCOG Sub-specialty in Gynaecological Oncology

  • 23 Years Experience
  • 1 Hospital


Dr Sai Lakshmi Daayana is a Consultant Gynaecologist and Gynae-Oncologist at Apollo Health City, Hyderabad. She has a vast 18 years of experience as a Gynecologist in United Kingdom. In 2002, she was awarded MRCOG. She got her MD degree in 2009 from the University of Manchester, Manchester, UK for her research on HPV in female genital tract.

Dr Sai Daayana underwent sub-specialty training in gynae-oncology approved by the Royal College for 4 years as a clinical lecturer at the Christie hospital which is Europe’s largest cancer treatment centre. From the year 2013 to 2016, she worked as a consultant in gynae-oncology at St James Institute of Oncology, Leeds,  which is Europe’s largest teaching hospital.

Dr Sai Daayana holds immense expertise in the surgical treatment of cancers of the ovary, uterus, cervix, vagina and the vulva. She also has thorough expertise and knowledge in the Management of menstrual problems in peri-menopausal women, cancer risk-reducing prophylactic surgery, fertility preserving cancer surgery, Robotic surgery for cancer of the uterus / cervix and cancer screening to treat patients with cervical or ovarian cancer.
  • Languages : English, Hindi, Telugu


Consultant Gynaecologist and gynae-oncologist, Apollo Hospital, Hyderabad August, 2016 -  Present


  • Gyneac Oncology

  • Gynecology


  • Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery

  • Cancer Counseling

  • Cancer Treatment

  • Colpopexy

  • Colporrhaphy


  • Asymptomatic Post-Menopausal Status

  • Cancer

  • Carcinoma in Situ

  • Cervical Cancer

  • Cervical Dysplasia


Dr Sai Daayana is an expert in the surgical management of ovarian, endometrial, cervical and vulval cancers by open, laparoscopic or robotic routes. In addition she has thorough knowledge of cancer screening, cancer risk-reducing prophylactic surgery, fertility sparing cancer surgery for patients diagnosed with ovarian or cervical cancer. 


MRCOG, 2001, Royal College of Obstetricians & Gyanecologists, London, UK

MD, 2009, University of Manchester, Manchester, UK

Sub-specialty training in Gynaecology Oncology, 2013, Royal College of Obstetricians & Gyanecologists, London, UK

Practice Information

Apollo Healthcity, Jubilee Hills

Apollo Healthcity, Jubilee Hills

Jubilee Hills, Hyderabad, Telangana - 500033


09:00 AM - 05:00 PM

Achievements & Contributions

  • I spent two years in full-time clinical and laboratory research with the university of Manchester, UK between 2004 and 2006. My MD research project was, ‘Phase II trial of imiquimod and therapeutic HPV vaccination for women diagnosed with vulval intraepithelial neoplasia’.
  • Following this, 2009-2013, I took a clinical lectureship in gynaecology oncology at St Mary’s and Christie hospital; Manchester, UK where I underwent Royal College approved sub-specialty training in gynaecology oncology whilst actively participating in clinical research. My area of research interest is lower genital tract neoplasia and HPV. 
  • I have 11 publications in internationally recognised scientific journals. I have contributed to many book chapters, presentations and lectures at various international scientific meetings.
  • MRCOG - Runner-up Prize medal, RCOG, London 2002 
  • Best oral presentation - International scientific committee meeting, RCOG, Canada 2008
  • British Society of Gynaecological Imaging, Annual Scientific Meeting, RCOG, London, April 2011 Title: Performance Characteristics of Ultrasound vs. Cancer antigen (Ca125) in Ovarian Cancer Screening.
  • The British Society for Colposcopy and Cervical Pathology, Annual Scientific meeting, Brighton, April 2010 Title: Concordance between samples taken form cervix and vaginal introitus for HPV typing and status
  • XIX FIGO World Congress of Gynaecology & Obstetrics – Cape Town, S Africa, Oct 2009 Title: Immunotherapy for VIN 
  • The 25th International Papillomavirus conference, Malmo, Sweden, May 2009 Title: Immunotherapy of VIN with imiquimod followed by PDT or Vaccination: Phase II Trials of Sequential Imiquimod followed by Photodynamic Therapy or Therapeutic HPV Vaccination for High Grade VIN
  • The 25th International Papillomavirus conference, Malmo, Sweden, May 2009 Title: Relating cervical pathology to patterns of viral biomarker expression.  
  • 7th International Scientific Meeting Sept-2008, Montreal, Canada  
  • The 24th International Papillomavirus conference November 2007, Beijing
  • Cancer Research UK – Annual Meeting, Mar 2008, London  
  • The European Society for Photodynamic therapy Annual Congress, March 2008, Barcelona
  • The British International Congress of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, July 2007, Excel, London Title: Phase II Trials of Sequential Imiquimod followed by Photodynamic Therapy or Therapeutic HPV Vaccination for High Grade VIN
  • The National Physiological Society Meeting – University of Cambridge Dec 2003 Title: An image analysis technique for the investigation of variations in placental morphology in pregnancies complicated by preeclampsia with and without intrauterine growth restriction  
  • Telangana Medical Council
  • Association of Gynecologic Oncologists of India
  • Royal College of Obstetricians & Gyanecologists 
  • European Society of Gynaecology Oncology
  • British Society of Colposcopy and Cervical Pathology

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