Dr Sumi Saha achieved her Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery at Dhaka University University in 2005. She then complete the DRANZCOG Advanced Diploma with RANZCOG in 2011, which invovled advanced obstetric, gynaecology and ultrasound training.
Whilst undertaking obstetric and gynaecology specialist training at Flinders Medical Centre in Adelaide, her interest was sparked in infertility when she was involved in her first IVF related procedure. This experience provided the inspiration for completion of her Master of Reproductive Endocrinology at the University of NSW in 2013. In 2019, Sumi achieved a Master of Pain Management at the University of Sydney and she also gained her FRANZCOG qualification.
During her training, she gained clinical experience at a number of tertiary hospitals in New South Wales, South Australia, Queensland and the ACT. Sumi particularly valued the time she spent working closely with the Genea Newcastle team while at John Hunter Hospital. She also secured a highly competitive position as a Laparoscopic Fellow at the Gold Coast University Hospital, which involved an intensive one-year program learning new skills in complex gynaecological surgery.
Sumi joined the Specialist Services Medical Group in early 2020. She also currently holds a staff specialist position at the Canberra Centenary Hospital for Women and Children and is a lecturer at Griffith University, Queensland.
Sumi’s work has been published in multiple peer-reviewed journals and she regularly presents her research at national and international medical forums. Sumi is a member of the European Society of Human Reproduction and Embryology, the Fertility Society of Australia, the International Association for the Study of Pain, The Australian and New Zealand Vulvovaginal Society and Avant.
At The Canberra Hospital, Sumi is a colposcopy assessor and training supervisor for trainee doctors, a role she enjoys.
Sumi speaks Bengali, Hindi and Urdu and is happy to offer consultations to patients in these languages.