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Obstetrics & Gynecology

Obstetrics is a medical specialty dealing with the fields of birth and related issues and Gynecology deals with diseases particular to women. OB is a commonly used abbreviation for obstetrics and GYN is the abbreviation for gynecology or for a gynecologist, a practitioner who specializes in treating diseases of the female reproductive organs. On the other hand, OB/GYN is short for obstetrician/gynecologist, a doctor who both delivers babies and diagnosis and treats diseases related to the female reproductive organs.

An obstetrician is a physician who specializes in the surgical care of women and their children during pregnancy, childbirth, pueperium and post-natal care. They also perform regular ultrasounds during pregnancy to determine the health of the fetus, identify any complications and know the gestational period of the fetus. Identify if there are any high risk factors in women during pregnancy, delivery and later.

A gynecologist is a physician who specializes in the medical care of women and in health of the female reproductive system. They also deal with pap smear, infections of vaginal and uterine origin, fertility problems, contraception, tubal ligations and hysterectomy.

Generally, the education and training for obstetrics and gynecology occurs concurrently. Therefore, an obstetrician/gynecologist is a physician who specializes in providing both medical and surgical care to women. They have particular expertise in pregnancy, childbirth and reproductive system disorders. This encompasses preventive care, treatment, prenatal care, pap test screening, detection of sexually transmitted diseases, and family planning.

An obstetrician/gynecologist can serve as primary physicians and also often serve as consultants to other physicians. They usually choose to specialize in the following areas:

  • Acute and chronic medical conditions
  • Adolescent gynecology
  • Cervical and Ovarian Cancer
  • Endocrinology
  • Health maintenance during pregnancy
  • Infertility
  • Operative gynecology
  • Pregnancy and delivery
  • Preventive health

Obstetrics & Gynecology Subspecialties in India

In the field of obstetrics and gynecology there are some major recognized subspecialties. The same are as follows-

  • Gynecologic Oncology: This is concerned mainly with consultation and comprehensive management of patients with gynecologic cancer. Being a specialist in gynecologic oncology would require extensive knowledge of major treatments of cancer, diagnosis and complications.
  • Maternal & Fetal Medicine: This is concerned with the care and consultation of patients with complications in pregnancy. Maternal and fetal medicine requires obstetrics knowledge in medical and surgical complications of fetus and mother, present approaches of diagnosis, treatment and newborn care.
  • Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility: This is primarily concerned with the management of complex problems relating to reproductive endocrinology and infertility. Reproductive endocrinology and infertility requires knowledge of diagnosis and treatment of endocrinology and infertility disorders.
  • Urogynecology / Reconstructive Pelvic Surgery: This is a surgical subspecialty. It is primarily concerned with the health of the female urinary tract and surgery as a treatment. Urogynecology requires knowledge of complex benign pelvic conditions, pelvic floor dysfunction, urinary tract disorders and reconstructive pelvic surgery.
  • Family planning: This gynecologic subspecialty provides training in termination of pregnancy (abortion) and contraception.

Other obstetrics and gynecology subspecialty includes pediatric gynecology, adolescent gynecology, advanced laparoscopic surgery, and menopausal and geriatric gynecology.

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Professional Summary

Patient-focused Gynecologist with dedication to patient education and quality care. Builds rapport with patients to foster trusting and effective care environment. Well-versed in maintaining detailed medical records to facilitate care plan development.Compassionate with hospital and private practice experience. Adept at closely monitoring patient vitals and comfort levels throughout various procedures. Committed to thorough patient education and creating innovative and effective treatment plans.

OBGYN Procedures

  • Conducted 1000+ vaginal deliveries , 100+ vacuum assisted vaginal deliveries , 300+ Caesarean sections.
  • Performed 400+ sterilisation procedures including postpartum procedures, laparoscopic tubal ligation.
  • Performed 100+ Total Abdominal Hysterectomies.
  • Performed and assisted many vaginal hysterectomies, LAVH
  • Performed 100+ Ovarian tumours and cancer evaluation
  • Performed pelvic floor repair surgeries
  • Performed Diagnostic laparoscopy.
  • Infertility evaluation - medical and surgical management of PCOD , male and female factor infertility work up, ovulation induction and IUI
  • Cosmetic gynecology - vaginoplasty and hymenoplasty.
  • Hormone replacement therapy 10. Post menopausal syndrome evaluation and individualised treatment.
  • Minor procedures : Dilatation and curettage , fractional curettage, endometrial aspiration and biopsy , cervical biopsy, dilatation and evacuation, IUCD insertion and removal, Hysterosalpingography, cervical cancer screening and evaluation

Skills

  • High risk pregnancy
  • Vast expertise in performing
  • Expertise in infertility – medical
  • Preventive care expert
  • Excellent patient and family counselling
  • Decision making under pressure management
  • Emergency care specialist
  • Adept in handling equipment gynecological surgeries and instruments.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and surgical management.

Certifications

  • Diplomate certificate for endoscopy and hysteroscopy.
  • ESH 08/2015 to 12/2015
  • University Of Illinois At Chicago I Chicago, Illinois
    • Carried out day-day-day duties accurately and efficiently.
    • Demonstrated respect, friendliness and willingness to help wherever needed.
    • Trained in the department Cardio thoracic surgery, neurosurgery.
    • Trained to perform scarless surgeries.