Obs. & Gyn.

The department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology at Maulana Azad Medical College is one of the best departments in the country for its quality patient care, teaching, training and research. The department is headed by Dr. Anjali Tempe, Director Professor and has seventeen faculty members and seven specialists and medical officers, who provide OPD, operative and emergency care apart from their teaching and research obligations. The department teaches two hundred and fifty undergraduate students every year. Regular teaching classes are held for students and practical aspects are taught to them by postings in wards, labour room and operation theatres. The students are expected to work up the cases allotted to them, to discuss them with the faculty and residents, observe and assist in the surgeries and follow up the patients till discharge. The importance is given to practical training of undergraduate as well as postgraduate students. Twenty postgraduate students are enrolled in obstetrics and gynaecology every year, making a total of 60 students from 2017 in 3 years. During their three year stay in the department, the students learn the management of all cases General obstetrics, gynaecology, high-risk pregnancy, infertility, oncology, fetal medicine and endoscopy. The department also trains two fellows in reproductive medicine and two fellows in high-risk pregnancy every year, these courses are from National Board of Examinations.

The department has an IVF and Reproductive Biology centre which is very well equipped with all kinds of ART equipments. About three hundred fresh embryo transfer cycles and one hundred and fifty frozen embryo transfer cycles are performed every year. The department also has special clinics in infertility, oncology, high-risk pregnancy, fetal medicine and Gynae-endocrinology. The department has an obstetric high dependency unit (HDU) for sick pregnant patients and soon is likely to expand to start obstetric ICU as well in near future. The department has been organizing post-graduate practical training and teaching course every year for last 20 years. It has been acknowledged as the premier course of India with 300 students attending the course from all over the country. The department also organizes CMEs on Infertility, High-risk pregnancy, oncology and endoscopy from time to time. A book is published every year by the department faculty members which is of immense help to undergraduate and postgraduate students. Many members of faculty are examiners to various universities, expert advisors to UPSC, UGC, National Board of Examinations and various government organizations.

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