Course Director - CTG Masterclass

Mr Edwin Chandraharan

Lead Clinician Labour Ward, Lead for Clinical Governance in Obstetrics and Gynaecology
St George’s Hospital, London

Edwin works as the Lead Clinician for Labour Ward at St. George’s University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, London and he is an Honorary Senior Lecturer to St George’s University of London and has been the Clinical Director of Women’s Services from 2011 to 2015 and also was the Lead for Clinical Governance in Obstetrics and Gynaecology from 2005-2017. He was appointed as a Visiting Professor in Obstetrics and Gynaecology at the Tianjin Central Hospital for Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Tianjin Province, China.

Academic Achievements

Gold Medal for ENT and Head & Neck Surgery and Gold Medals in Obstetrics & Gynaecology in Medical School. He was also awarded Gold Medals for the Best Candidate in Master of Surgery in Obstetrics and Gynaecology, both Part 1 & Part 2 examinations.


Edwin has published several abstracts in National and International Scientific Meetings and over 80 Chapters and Review articles. His special interests include intrapartum fetal heart rate monitoring (CTG and Fetal ECG or STAN), operative vaginal delivery and massive postpartum haemorrhage, including morbidly adherent placentae. He conducts several CTG and STAN Masterclasses in approximately 20 centres in the UK and in 10 countries every year.

He is a peer reviewer for the Lancet, American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, BJOG, Journal of Maternal, Fetal and Neonatal Medicine, Ultrasound, Journal of Perinatal Medicine, The Green Journal and European Journal of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Biology and he is the current Consultant Editor for Labour and Delivery for the Global Library of Women’s Medicine (GLOWM).

He was the lead investigator of the team that developed a new conservative surgical technique, ‘The Triple P Procedure for Percreta’ and leads a regional multi-disciplinary Tertiary Referral Service for women with Morbidly Adherent Placentae, especially placenta percreta. He has also been involved in conducting Service Assessments and conducting external reviews of Maternity and Perinatal Deaths.

Teaching and Training

He has been on the Editorial Board of National e-learning for Health on Fetal Monitoring and was a Member of the 3-member Guideline Development Group which revised the FIGO Guidelines on CTG in 2015. He is an accredited Expert Witness and holds the Cardiff Law School Expert Witness Certificate and provides approximately 20 medico-legal reports every year to assist the Courts.

Contribution to the wider NHS

He has been the course lead of the Basic Practical Skills Course at the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists. He is the course coordinator for ‘CTG’ and ‘High Risk Labour and Intrapartum Emergencies’ courses at St. George’s University of London and Course Lead for the Baby Lifeline CTG Masterclasses. He is the current co-organizer of the RCOG Intrapartum Fetal Surveillance Course. He was the co-editor of the Textbook Obstetric and Intrapartum Emergencies: A Practical Guide to Management and he is the Associate Editor of the Textbook High Risk Obstetrics: Management Options as well as the Journal: Case Reports in Perinatal Medicine, He has recently edited a Textbook on CTG Interpretation: from Patterns to Physiology (Cambridge University Press, 2017).

Speaker of Events

Start Time Name Details Location Price
July 16, 2019

CTG Masterclass – Birmingham – 16 July 2019

Birmingham - Venue TBA £120.00
Birmingham - Venue TBA £120.00
July 15, 2019

CTG Masterclass – Birmingham – 15 July 2019

Birmingham - Venue TBA £120.00
Birmingham - Venue TBA £120.00
September 12, 2019

CTG Masterclass – London – 12 September 2019

London - Venue TBA £120.00
London - Venue TBA £120.00
June 10, 2019

CTG Masterclass – Peterborough – 10 June 2019

Peterborough City Hospital, The Edith Cavell Campus, Bretton Gate, Peterborough, PE3 9GZ £120.00
Peterborough City Hospital, The Edith Cavell Campus, Bretton Gate, Peterborough, PE3 9GZ £120.00
May 20, 2019

CTG Masterclass – Sunderland – 20 May 2019

Stadium of Light, Sunderland, SR5 1SU £120.00
Stadium of Light, Sunderland, SR5 1SU £120.00