Dr Gita Khanna

Personal Information

Phone: +91 9335913046

Email: [email protected]

Education

GSVM Medical College, Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh, India

  • Post-Graduation in M.S Obstetrics/Gynecology – 1981-1984
  • Bachelor of Medicine & Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) – 1975 – 1981

Professional Experience

  • Director and Chair of Ajanta Hospital and IVF Centre, Lucknow, UP, India – 2002 – Present.
  • Head of Department of Obstetrics/Gynecology, Awadh Hospital and Heart Centre, Lucknow, India – 1989 – 2002
  • Consultant Obstetrics/Gynecology, Awadh Nursing Home, Lucknow, India -1986 – 1989
  • Lecturer, Department of Obstetrics/Gynecology, GSVM Medical College, Kanpur, India – 1985-1986.
  • President – Association of Private Gynecologist(APGL), Lucknow.
  • Vice President – LOGS, {FOGSI} Lucknow.
  • Founder Secretory – Indian Fertility Society (IFS), U.P Chapter.
  • Convener IFS – SIG – POR – 2018 – 2019.

International Infertility Training

  • Trained in IVF and ICSI from National University of Singapore (NUS) – Dr. Arif Bongso.
  • Trained in IVF and ICSI from Sydney IVF Centre, Sydney, Australia.
  • Trained in IVF and ICSI from Beachwood Fertility Centre, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio, U.S.A.
  • Received Advanced Training in Cryopreservation (Vitrification of gametes) from Dr. Masashige Kuwayama, Japan, a pioneer in Cryopreservation.

Clinical Trials

  • PCOS PII Trial, A double-blinded, randomized, adaptive design, controlled clinical trial to Evaluate the Efficacy and Safety of Saroglitazar 2 mg and 4 mg tablets vs Placebo for Treating Women with PCOS – Ongoing
  • SAN-hMG-01, A prospective, randomized, open label, controlled, clinical study to compare the Clinical Efficacy and Tolerability of 2 Highly Purified Human Menopausal Gonadotropin Preparations Administered Subcutaneously in Women Undergoing In-Vitro Fertilization – Ongoing
  • A prospective, randomized, open label, concurrent, controlled, three-arm study to compare the Clinical Efficacy and Tolerability of Two FSH and Two HCG Preparations in Women Undergoing In-Vitro Fertilization. 2018
  • A prospective, multi-center, randomized, open label, parallel-group, active-controlled comparative clinical trial to Evaluate the Efficacy and Safety of Metformin Sustained Release Tablets vs Insulin Therapy in Management of Gestational Diabetes Mellitus. Dec 2017.
  • Phase III Study to Evaluate the Efficacy and Safety of Recombinant Human FSH of Cadila Healthcare Limited, India as compared to Gonal-F Administered Subcutaneously in Female Patients Undergoing Assisted Reproductive Technology. Nov.2017
  • A Randomized, multicenter, parallel-group, assessor-blind, Phase III study to Compare the Efficacy and Safety of Folligraph and Gonal-F in Subjects Undergoing Controlled Ovarian Stimulation for ART. May 201.
  • LOTUS II TRIAL, A study Comparing the Efficacy, Safety and Tolerability of Oral Dydrogestrone vs. Crinone, Intravaginal Progesterone Gel for Luteal Support in In-Vitro Fertilization. 2016

Publications

  • Saumya Pandey, Gita Khanna, Aparna Bajpai. 2014. Emerging Role of Color Doppler in Infertility Management: A Public Health Perspective, Fertility Science and Research Journal. 2014.Vol 1 Issue 2
  • Editor of a ‘Fertility Preservation’ released by IFS & INTAS.
  • Authored Chapter ‘Luteinized Unruptured Follicle Syndrome (LUF)- A Mystery’ in ‘A Practical Guide in Assisted Reproductive Technology’ published in 2018.
  • Gita Khanna, Trishya Reddy, Farhat Kazim and Arti Gupta. 2018. Poor Ovarian Responder: A Challenge. International Journal of Women’s Health Care. 2018; 3:1-5

Oral Presentations

  • Long-term Exposure to Organic Aromatic Compound Affecting Semen Quality and Male Fertility, Rajbhandari. N., Khanna G., Shakya A., Singh N., AICOG 2020, Lucknow, India.
  • Can Letrozole Improve Clinical Pregnancy Outcomes in Frozen-Thawed Embryos Transfer Cycles? Rajbhandari. N., Khanna G., Shakya A., Singh N., AICOG 2020, Lucknow, India.
  • Effect of re-triggering by HCG or Agonist in empty follicle syndrome. Singh N., Khanna G. AICOG 2020, Lucknow, India.
  • Effect of Blood or Mucus or Both On Embryo Transfer Catheter Tip and Pregnancy Outcome. Singh N., Khanna G. Fertivision 2019, Delhi, India.

Thesis

  • • Thesis Guide in ‘Pregnancy Rates in Fresh and Frozen – Thawed Embryo Transfer in ART Cycles’ 2018 by Dr. Saba E. Firdaus, in collaboration with IFS 2018.

Professional Memberships

  • President – Association of Private Gynecologist(APGL), Lucknow, India – 2018 – 2020.
  • Vice President – LOGS, (FOGSI), Lucknow, India – 2017 – 2019.
  • Convener IFS – SIG – POR – 2018 – 2019.
  • Founder Secretary – Indian Fertility Society (IFS), U.P Chapter, founded in 2012.
  • Member of ASRM
  • Member of ESHRE
  • Member of ISAR

Awards/Accomplishments

  • Awarded as “EXCELLENCE IN ART” by Health Minister Dr. J.P Singh on 25 Nov 2019.
  • Awarded as a “HEALTH ICON” by health minister ASHUTOSH RANA in 2019.
  • Awarded as a “HEALTH ICON” by U.P. GOVERNER SHRI RAM NAIK in 2018.
  • Awarded by U.P HEALTH MINISTER, SHRI SIDDHARTH SINGH as a HEALTH ICON in U.P in 2017.
  • Awarded the SWAYAM SIDDHA WOMEN ACHIEVER AWARD IN 2015.
  • First ‘Test Tube Baby’ of U.P (in menopausal woman) by Oocyte Donation.
  • First ICSI baby of U.P
  • First TESA ICSI baby of U.P
  • First Successful Blastocyst Transfer Pregnancy.
  • First Successful Laser Assisted Hatching Pregnancy in U.P
  • First Successful Frozen Embryo Transfer Pregnancy in U.P
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