Fellowship in Reproductive Medicine

17Dr. Nandita Palshetkar

As the director of 12 bloom IVF centresacross the country, Dr Nandita Palshetkar is a well-known entity in the field of reproductive medicine. She has more than 25 years of experience in IVF practice and has treated thousands of couples. She has been a pioneer in the field of infertility in the last three decades having introduced various technologies for the 1st time in our country like assisted Laser Hatching Spindle view, IMSI – Embryo scope – Egg banking,etc.

She has been the immediate past president of the Mumbai Obstetrics and Gynaecology Society and is currently the chairman of Maharashtra Chapter of the IndianSociety of Assisted Reproduction.

She hasas given more than 700 talks, contributed to more than 100 chapters and papers, edited 8 books and delivered more than 20 orations. She has been the recipient of numerous awards for the exemplary work in the field of women health

Dr. Hrishikesh Pai

DrPai is one of the leading pioneers in the field of infertility treatment. He has been the first doctor in India to introduce the following innovations in medical fields such as assisted laser hatching, spindle view, ovarian tissue freezing, oocyte freezing and IMSI and embryoscope.

Currently, he is the Secretary General for The Federation of Obstetric and Gynaecological Societies of India as well as the Senior Vice-President of FOGSI. In addition to being a senior consultant at several renowned hospitals across Mumbai, he is also a faculty in the department of Clinical Embryology & Andrology at E. Virginia Medical School, Norfolk, USA.

DrPai has been the recipient of numerous awards such as the Rashtriya Ekta Award, Best Doctor Award- Indian Medical Association, NavshaktiAward ,Jai Hind College alumni award ,RK Trust Award ,Medscape India  National award & Lions International Gold Award

Overview of the Program

Certification: Fellowship in Reproductive medicine

Awarded by: D Y PATIL UNIVERSITY (accredited by NAAC with ‘A’ GRADE)

Program Highlights:

  • This is a one-year fellowship program that will be available for qualified gynecologists desiring additional training in reproductive medicine and In-Vitro Fertilization.
  • The course involves a one month embryology training course where they are given hands-on training in ICSI semen wash
  • Simulation Medicine: Candidates to receive training at Asia’s one of a kind and exclusive state-of-the-art simulation training facility at D Y PATIL UNIVERSITY. The SIM LAB boasts of exceptionally high quality laproscopy and hysteroscopy training.
  • The fellows will be trained to independently perform Embryo transfer and OPUby the end of the course
  • Lecture taken weekly by the mentors
  • Opportunity to participate in ongoing clinical studies in the department of Gynaecology.
  • Opportunity to conduct at least one original research study during the course duration
  • Opportunity to attend and present their research work at state/national/international conferences.
  • Access to State of the art library at D Y Patil University. Unrestricted access to a vast database of full text articles for research studies.

MD/MS /DNB /D.G.O. in Obstetrics & Gynecology.

Duration of Course

1 year


Merit based Interview by the panel of teachers who are nominated for the course.

Course Commences

June 2019

List of Documents
  1. Birth Certificate as proof of date and birth
  2. Copy of Passport/Domicile as proof of Nationality and Address
  3. Four passport size photographs
  4. Copy of the MCI Registration Certificate
  5. Copy of Mark sheets and Degree Certificate of MBBS/MD/MS/ Others
  6. Copy of Passport of Parents*
  7. Proof of NRI Status of candidate/Parents*
  8. Transcripts*
  9. Copy of Visa* (*if required for NRI candidates
Course Syllabus
  1. Menstrual & ovarian cycles
  2. Spermatogenesis, ejaculation & spermatozoa
  3. Embryology
  4. Uterine Receptivity
  5. Aetiology of female infertility
  6. Evaluation of female factor
  7. Investigations in the female
  8. Etiology of male factor
  9. Evaluation of male factor
  10. Treatment of male factors
  11. Treatment of female factor
  12. Endometriosis – Diagnosis & management
  13. Polycystic ovarian disease – Evaluation & management
  14. Recurrent pregnancy loss – Evaluation & management
  15. Intrauterine Insemination
  16. Assisted Conception
  17. Uterine Receptivity
  18. Oocyte donation
  19. Sperm Donation
  20. Embryo donation
  21. Setting up of an ART Lab
  22. Equipments required for setting an ART Lab
  23. Quality Assurance & quality control in ART laboratory
  24. Success rate with different treatment modalities for infertility
  25. Monitoring & treatment of early pregnancy after ART treatment
  26. Complications of ART & its management
  27. Epigenetics
  28. Immunology in Infertility
  29. Ethical aspects of infertility management
Contact Us for Course Related Queries

Dr. Akanksha Saberwal (Program co-ordinator)

Medical fellowships official Email Id

Phone:  +91 8422947961 / +91 8422947962 / +91 22 30965865


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