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Dr. Azadeh Patel
MS (OBG), Fellowship in Reproductive Medicine (IVI, Spain) Diploma in Advanced Gynaecological Endoscopy (CICE, France)
Dr. Azadeh Patel is a Fertility Consultant at Nova IVF Fertility in Kankaria, Ahmedabad. She holds MS in Obstetrics & Gynaecology from V.S. General Hospital and graduated a gold medallist. She has done her Fellowship in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility as a part of the Master of Human Reproduction Program, a joint program between Rey Juan Carlos University and Instituto Valenciano de Infertilidad (IVI) in Madrid (Spain). Furthermore, she has a Diploma in Advanced Gynaecological Endoscopic Surgery, CICE, France.
Dr. Azadeh has 4 years of experience in treating a wide range of infertility cases in India. Her areas of interest include infertility related to PCOS and endometriosis. She has contributed to many international and national scientific papers related to infertility.
Ms. Gitanjali Banerjee
Founder of InfertilityDost
Gitanjali Banerjee, Founder of InfertilityDost made her life's biggest pain her greatest strength when after 10 years of herself struggling with infertility she decided to ‘do something about it’ and not just ‘sit and watch’. An ex-JNU alumni, she worked for a long time in e-commerce corporate before deciding to get into social entrepreneurship and break some social taboos by openly speaking about 'infertility'.
Infertility Dost is a patient enabling platform exclusively designed for patients in the journey towards fertility. Empowering tools are provided to facilitate alleviation of pain points and improved decision making in an aware and transparent environment. We not just connect patients with treatment providers but provide holistic environment and complete hand-holding of the patient throughout the treatment cycle and beyond. We design their way out of the treatment – methodically and sensitively. Empowering the patient through the process with tools that can ensure improved success and better management of infertility.
Dr. Pallavi Prasad
MD (OBG), FNB
Dr. Pallavi Prasad has completed her MBBS from Bangalore Medical College in the year 2002. Her keen interest in the field of Obstetrics and Gynaecology got her into the MD program in Maulana Azad Medical College, Delhi. Following this, she completed her 3 years of Senior Residency at one of the leading Institutes of national importance, JIPMER, Pondicherry. In the past, she has independently handled a wide variety of complex conditions in obstetrics and gynaecology. It also improved her expertise in efficiently handling emergencies.
But her passion always remained in the field of infertility management. Pursuing her passion further, she successfully completed her FNB training programme at Madras Medical Mission, Chennai.
Dr. Pallavi has a rich experience of 11 years in the field of Obstetrics, Gynaecology and Infertility and has worked in many other reputed organisations as a gynaecologist in Bangalore.
She has made numerous presentations at various national level conferences like AICOG, ISAR. She believes in evidence based ethical treatment strategies with empathy and individualised personal care.
Dr. Apurva Satish Amarnath
MS (OBG), DNB (OBG), Fellowship in Reproductive Medicine, PGDMLE
Dr. Apurva Satish Amarnath has completed her MBBS from M.S. Ramaiah Medical College, Bangalore and MS Obstetrics and Gynaecology from SDM Medical College, Dharwad with a university rank. Following this, she has also completed her DNB in Obstetrics and Gynaecology with the National Board of Examinations, Delhi. She has done her Fellowship in Reproductive Medicine from Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences, following which she has worked as a Consultant - Reproductive Medicine at Bangalore.
She has been trained by the stalwarts in the field of reproductive medicine and has expertise in various techniques required for enhancing fertility in the cutting edge of reproductive medicine.
Her areas of interest touch upon every facet of reproductive medicine with expertise to harness state-of-the-art technology and evidence based practices to mitigate fertility issues which confront many couples today. Her interest lies in the multi-pronged approach in the management of PCOS, recurrent implantation failure, recurrent pregnancy loss and poor responders. She also has a special interest in the field of fertility preservation in women with cancer and also in women seeking to delay pregnancy due to various reasons. The above is just a glimpse of the spectrum of problems mitigated by interventions at Nova IVF Fertility, which follows best international practices in the field.
As a member of State, National and International professional bodies, she is an active participant in Continuing Medical Education Programmes which have heralded new technologies and their application and also has won accolades in the field by presenting papers.
Dr. Aruna Ashok
MS (OBG), DNB (OBG)
Dr. Aruna Ashok has over 11 years of experience. She completed her MBBS from Kilpauk Medical College, Chennai in 2004, MS (Obstetrics and Gynaecology) from Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research (JIPMER), Puducherry in 2008 and Infertility Specialist from Sriramachandra Medical College, Porur, Chennai in 2010.
She is a member of Federation of Obstetrics and Gynaecological Societies of India (FOGSI) and Indian Society for Assisted Reproduction (ISAR).She is a member of Federation of Obstetrics and Gynaecological Societies of India (FOGSI) and Indian Society for Assisted Reproduction (ISAR).
Dr. Aswati Nair
MD (OBG), FNB - Reproductive Medicine (2 years post-doctoral fellowship of National Board)
Dr. Aswati Nair did her MBBS from Topiwala National Medical College and B.Y.L. Nair Charitable Hospital, Mumbai (1999-2005) and was the recipient of J.R.D. Tata merit scholarship in all the 3 professional years. She did her MD in Obstetrics and Gynaecology from S.S. Medical College, Madhya Pradesh (2006-2009).
She has a wide experience in the fields of Obstetrics, Gynaecology and Infertility. Her profound interest in infertility made her pursue FNB Reproductive Medicine wherein she was one of the toppers in the entrance examination conducted by the National Board of Examinations. She has a vast experience in the field of male infertility, and is proficient in techniques of surgical sperm retrieval. She has also successfully completed the training course in laparoscopy conducted by the surgical disciplines at AIIMS, New Delhi.
She has made numerous presentations at various national and international conferences and received the best paper award at ISAR, Kerala chapter for her original research work on the use of embryo glue in patients with recurrent implantation failures.
She has a special interest and expertise in treating women with endometriosis, recurrent IVF failures and recurrent pregnancy losses and male infertility cases. She is dedicated, compassionate and up to date with her knowledge in reproductive medicine, and has several successful cases to her credit. She aims to work out protocols for development of low cost IVF so as to make it more accessible to the masses.
She is a life time member of Indian Society of Assisted Reproduction (ISAR) and the Indian Fertility Society.
Dr. Moumita Naha
MD (OBG, AIIMS), DNB (OBG), MNAMS
Dr. Moumita Naha has done MD in Obstetrics and Gynaecology from the Apex Medical Institute of India, AIIMS, New Delhi and also completed her senior residency and her initial training in infertility from the same institute. She did her DNB from New Delhi and went to National University Hospital, Singapore for further training in IVF. She has many publications in national and international index journals and written chapter on ‘Recurrent Implantation Failure’ in prestigious ‘Current Progress in Obstetrics and Gynaecology’ by Professor John Studd.
She is a member of Federation of Obstetrics and Gynaecological Societies of India (FOGSI), Indian Society for Assisted Reproduction (ISAR) and National Academy of Medical Sciences. She strongly believes in ethical and evidence-based treatment for infertility.
Dr. Parul Katiyar
Fertility Consultant, Nova IVI Fertility, Bengaluru
Dr. Parul Katiyar is a dedicated infertility specialist and reproductive endocrinologist with over 10 years of experience in this field. She has worked at some of the best and renowned infertility clinics in India and has been a key part of more than 3,000 assisted conception cycles for patients from around the world and covering all forms and kinds of infertility.
Dr. Parul completed her Post Graduate degree in Obstetrics and Gynaecology from the renowned Jawaharlal Medical College, Aligarh and the received higher training in management of infertility and laparoscopic surgery at Lilawati Hospitals, Mumbai and Yale Medical School, USA. Dr. Parul gives undivided attention to couples under her care and believes in individualised treatment approach for each couple, providing the best possible evidence based treatment strategy for all patients. She is an expert hysteroscopic surgeon and performs all her treatment procedures herself.
Dr. Parul is also an avid reader, charismatic speaker and an enthusiastic blogger. Over the years, she has spoken and written extensively about reproductive endocrine disorders, endometriosis, PCOS, fertility preservation and male infertility, which are her key areas of interest. She has over 7,500 people actively following her writings in the field of human fertility and associated disorders.
Dr. Saroja Koppala
DFFP, MRCOG (UK)
Dr. Saroja completed her MBBS (prize medallist) from Kurnool Medical College, Post-graduation (best outgoing student) from Sri Venkateswara medical college, DFFP (UK), MRCOG (Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists - United Kingdom) and British Fertility Society Accreditation (United Kingdom) in management of infertile couples, embryo transfer and IVF.
She has a vast experience in the field of infertility and she has worked in Great Western Hospital, Swindon, Diana, Princess of Wales Hospital, Dundee University hospitals, Queen Mother Hospital and Southern Hospital, Glasgow. She was trained at Aberdeen Fertility Centre, one of the best fertility centres in the world under expert guidance of Prof. Siladitya Bhattacharya and Prof. Mark Hamilton (ex-chair British Fertility Society).
She is completely adept in managing all types of infertility problems and has many successful pregnancies to her credit. She is an expert in management of woman with recurrent implantation failures, low ovarian reserve, adenomyosis, endometriosis and recurrent miscarriages. She has publications at international levels and has attended many conferences across the globe. She is a member of Indian Medical Association, ISAR, Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists.
Dr. Saeeda Wasim
MS (OBG), FNB (Reproductive Medicine)
Dr. Saeeda Wasim did her MBBS from GSVM Medical College, Kanpur and has been awarded with Certificate of Honours in various subjects. She completed her MS in Obstetrics and Gynaecology from the Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College and Hospital, Aligarh. She did her Senior Residency from the King George Medical University, Lucknow. She qualified for the Fellowship of National Board (FNB) via all India examination in Reproductive Medicine and completed her FNB from Institute of Reproductive Medicine, Kolkata under the guidance of the leading Reproductive Endocrinologist and IVF Specialist, Prof (Dr.) Baidyanath Chakravarty.
She has a diverse experience of managing infertile couples. She is also trained to perform fertility enhancing laparoscopy and hysteroscopy surgeries. She has special interest in PCOS, endometriosis and male factor infertility. Her research is currently focused on management of recurrent implantation failure. She has received many awards for her original research work, including the coveted ASRM (American Society for Reproductive Medicine) Corporate Council in training award for the best paper in ASRM, 2017 at San Antonio, Texas, USA. She has several publications in various national and international journals and has contributed to book chapters. Her passion is to combine her clinical expertise as an infertility specialist with individualised care and compassion.
Dr. Karishma Dafle
DNB (OBG) Reproductive Medicine Specialist
Dr. Karishma Dafle is a specialist in Reproductive Medicine with experience in handling various fertility issues.
She received her MBBS degree from Maharashtra University of Health Sciences and completed her DNB (OBG) from Tamil Nadu.
Later she focused her career path on Assisted Reproduction and completed her Fellowship in Reproductive Medicine in Dr M.G.R University of Health Sciences, Tamil Nadu.
After completing her fellowship she has worked as fertility consultant in North and South India and has experience of successfully treating national and international patients.
She believes in ethical and evidence based treatment for her patients. She has a keen interest in Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS) and recurrent implantation failure cases.
She also has to her credit publication in indexed Journal.
Dr. Ritu Hinduja
MD, MRM (UK), DRM (Germany), Fellowship in Reproductive Medicine (India, Spain, Israel)
Dr. Ritu Hinduja was a consultant fertility specialist and research coordinator at Rotunda CHR (Bandra, Mumbai) from 2012 to 2015.
She has completed Masters in Reproductive Medicine from Homerton University Hospital Foundation Trust in London, UK and Diploma in Reproductive Medicine from Keil University, Germany. She has also received formal training in the field of Reproductive Medicine from Institut Marques (Barcelona, Spain) and Assuta Hospital (Tel Aviv, Israel).
Her expertise lies in all the techniques of assisted reproduction. She has keen interest in the area of fertility preservation for cancer patients and also for women planning to delay child bearing. She believes in helping women with poor ovarian reserve to conceive using their own eggs whenever possible.
She has also been awarded with:
- MOGS: Shantabai Gulabchand Travelling Fellowship award, 2015-16
- MOGS: Dr C G Saraiya Travelling Fellowship award 2016-17
- Best paper award at Central Asia Regional Conference organised by Association of Medical women in India 2010
- Best Poster award at the Annual Conference of AMOGS 2009