Dr. Shanmuga Priya Sithardhan

Dr. Shanmuga Priya Sithardhan

MBBS, MS, FIRM (Post-doctoral fellow in reproductive medicine)

Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Women's Health, Women & Children's Hospital

Associate Consultant Laparoscopic Surgeon and Fertility Specialist

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Brief Profile

Dr. Shanmuga Priya has graduated her MBBS degree from the prestigious Madras Medical college where she holds distinction in pathology and microbiology; also holds honours in pharmacology. She has spanned her postgraduate degree from SRM Institute of Medical Sciences.

Her interests in the field of fertility, brought her to the fellowship in reproductive medicine at Apollo hospitals. She is currently in the OBGYN department at Rela hospital.

Educational Qualifications

  • MBBS – Madras Medical College, Chennai, 2014.
  • MS (Obgyn) – SRM Institute of Medical Sciences, Kattankulathur, 2020.
  • Post-doctoral fellowship in Reproductive medicine – The Tamilnadu Dr MGR Medical University certified, at Apollo women’s hospitals, Greams road
  • Completed FMF-UK certified ultrasound course of competence in fetal abnormalities in 2021
  • Completed ISUOG Basic training theoretical program in 2021

Affiliations and Memberships

  • Member of Indian Medical Association
  • Member of FOGSI(Federation of Obstetric and Gynaecological Societies of India)
  • Member of ISAR( Indian Society for assisted reproduction) and TAPISAR

Research Publication

  • Paper presented at AICOG 2020-“Role of serum beta hCG and first trimester ultrasonographic parameters in predicting mid-trimester pregnancy outcomes”
  • Paper published at Journal of Gynecologic Surgery- “A massive degenerative leiomyoma mimicking an ovarian tumour-A diagnostic Dilemma”
  • Poster presented at AICOG 2019- “Rare case of cervical angiomyolipoma”

Clinical Expertise

  • She provides comprehensive care in obstetrics and gynaecology with a holistic approach.
  • She is a strong advocate of the natural birthing process, and believes that the use of invasive procedures and medication should be approached as secondary tool – to be used as needed. Keenly focused in minimising caesarean section rates while providing services towards painless labour
  • She has conducted innumerable number of deliveries including normal, instrumental, Vbac and caesarean deliveries
  • She also does High risk Obstetrics, expanding the scope of practice
  • She promises to foster empathy and support for those infertile couples seeking treatment
  • Having undergone fellowship in Apollo under eminent Professors, she has carried out many cycles of IUI/IVF/ ICSI in the past years
  • She opens up a safe space for discussion about stigmatic issues like sexual health, social egg freezing and surrogacy
  • She is proficient in laparoscopic and hysteroscopic gynec and fertility enhancing surgeries
  • In recent years, her areas of interest involves Robotic surgeries which stands to outpace all other surgical procedures
  • Her philosophy is to render compassionate patient care and SERVE WITH SMILE
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