Dr.Nalini Mahajan

Present Position

  • CLINICAL DIRECTOR NOVA IVI FERTILITY.

Past Position

  • DIRECTOR MOTHER & CHILD HOSPITAL
  • D-59,Defense colony,New-Delhi.

Primary Qualifiaction

  • MBBS 1973, lady Harding Medical College,New Delhi .

Post Graduate Qualification

  • M.D(OBST & GYNAE) 1979, Delhi University

Additional Qualification

  • MASTERS IN MED,SCI (ASSISTED REPRODUCTION TECHNOLOGY)1994, UNIVERSITY OF NOTTINGHAM UNITED KINGDOM
  • Training in Microsurgery Ethicon school of surgery Glasgow
  • Training in Fertility Preservation Sheba Medical School. Tel Aviv Israel.
  • Fellow Of The Indian College Of Obstetrics And Gynaecology.

Other Positions

  • Current positions
  • President Fertility Preservation Society (India)
  • Secretary Asian Society of Fertility Preservation
  • Member AOGD oncology committee
  • Patron PCOS Society India

Past Positions

  • Past President. Indian Fertility Society.
  • Member FIGO Task force
  • Member Endometriosis committee
  • Member of FOGSI infertility committee 2002-3, 2003 -2007, 2008. 2011(Federation of Obstetrics and Gynaecological Societies of India.)
  • Member of the Executive Council of the Indian Society of Assisted Reproduction.
  • Hon.Clinical Secretary ISAR (Indian Society for Assisted Reproduction)2007 – 2009
  • North Zone Co-ordinator ISAR (Indian Society for Assisted Reproduction)2007.
  • Member Infertility Committee AOGD (Association of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists of Delhi) 2007-2009
  • Member Perinatal and fetal medicine committee AOGD 2008- 2009.
  • On Editorial Board of `Obst & Gynae Today
  • On reviewing committee Journal of Human Reproductive Sciences
  • Reviewer International Journal for Infertility & Fetal Medicine
  • Reviewer International Journal of Reproduction, Contraception, Obstetrics and Gynecology (IJRCOG)

Clinical Experience

  • In Private practice since 1983.
  • Gynaecology & Obstetrics
  • Infertility, Endoscopy & Assisted Reproductive Technology
  • Fertility Preservation

International Memberships

  • ASRM (American Society of Reproductive Medicine)
  • ESHRE.(European Society of Human Reproduction)
  • ISFP (International Society for Fertility Preservation)
  • ASFP (Asian Society for Fertility Preservation)

Academics:

  • Convenor Education committee IFS Guide for Fellows in Reproductive medicine (NOVA IVI Fellowship, IFS fellowship)
  • Invited faculty at all major national conferences.
  • Presented scientific papers at national and international forums.
  • Written original papers
  • Written chapters for a number of books on Reproductive Medicine.
  • Hold Training workshops in ART.

Papers presented at International Conferences

  • Challenges To Offering Fertility Preservation Services In India – ISFP Conference. China 2015. Invited lecture
  • Survey on Gynaecologist Practices and Perceptions Regarding Fertility Preservation in India. ISFP conference China 2015.
  • Efficacy of Vaginal Progesterone Spray (Luton) in creating an adequate transcriptomic signature during the endometrial window of receptivity. ISAR 2016
  • Use of growth hormone in Poor responders. ISAR 2016.
  • Evaluation of ERA for endometrial factor. ESHRE 2015
  • Comparison of reproductive outcome of Day 3 vs. Day 5 transfer of autologous embryos in frozen cycles. ISAR 2016
  • Does Dual Trigger With Gnrh Agonist And Hcg Improve Oocyte Maturity Rates In Ivf? Spain 2015
  • Modified Natural cycle IVF an option in patients with Poor ovarian reserve. China 2013
  • Use of versapoint to correct cervical canal abnormalities in patients with difficult ET. IAGE Sydney. May 2010.
  • Use of Dopamine agonist Cabergoline in patients at risk of Ovarian Hyperstimulation Syndrome. COGI Paris 2008
  • Use Of GnRH Antagonist in IVF Cycles Does Not Lead To Decrease In Pregnancy Rates. IFFS Durban 2007
  • Ultrasound Guided Hysteroscopy. IFFS. Montreal 2004
  • Assisted Follicle Rupture And Insemination (AFRI) And Transfer Of Oocyte To Peritoneal Cavity And (TOPI) – Novel Treatment For LUF. Eshre Madrid 2003
  • Luteal Phase Endometrial Character As An Indicator Of Implantation. Venice 2000
  • Hysteroscopic Tubal Cannulation: Treatment Of Choice In Management Of Proximal Tubal Occlusion. Bolognia. Italy 1999
  • Hysteroscopic Tubal Cannulation For Proximal Tubal Occlusion. ASRM San Fransisco.1998. video presentation
  • British Andrology Meeting.’ Effect of Pentoxyfylline on sperm motility’. 1994.

Recent National Conferences

  • Ovarian activation in POI 2016. Cutting edge Bangalore.
  • Use of Growth hormone in poor responders. IFS 2016
  • Endometrial Transcriptomics in WOI using Luton (progesterone) Vaginal Spray. 2016 ISAR Indore
  • Endometrial Receptivity in LGTB. IFS Pune 2015
  • Use of Cabergolin in the management of OHSS. IFS 2008 Dec Chandhigarh
  • Impact of endometrial cavity fluid on pregnancy rates in IVF. ISAR 2007.
  • DHEA(s) pre-treatment in poor responders. AICOG. Kolkatta 2007 Jan.
  • Treatment of LUF. ICCRM. Mumbai sep 2006.
  • Use of GnRH antagonist in ART. IFS Dec 2007. Delhi.
  • Treatment options in genital Koch’s. ISAR 2006. Pune.
  • Evaluation of two molecular diagnostic tests for genital koch’s. IFS 2005. Dec.
  • Evaluation of DNA-PCR as a diagnostic modality for tubercular Endometritis. GOGS.2005.

Books Edited

  • The effects of cancer therapy on women’s fertility: what do we know now? Future Oncology.
  • Cervical Refashioning for difficult embryo transfer’. JHRS
  • Should mild stimulation be the order of the day’. JHRS
  • Fertility Preservation in Female Cancer Patients – an Overview’ JHRS
  • Endometrial Receptivity Array. JHRS
  • DVT in a patient undergoing IVF-OD – case report JHRS
  • Early OHSS in a patient despite agonist trigger and OHSS prophylaxis – case report. JHRS
  • Does Dual trigger improve oocyte numbers. JHRS
  • The Endometrium in ART – how thin is thin. JHRS

Journal Publications

  • Fertility Preservation: Basic Principles
  • Infertility Investigations
  • FOGSI Focus ‘Stem cell – The miracle Cell’ guest editor
  • Handbook on Infertility’ Guest editor.

Written chapters for

  • The Infertility Manual’ edited by Kamini Rao & Peter Brinsden Chapter: Alternatives to ART
  • Manual of Advanced Infertility Management’ edited by Dr Mehroo Hansotia, Dr Sadhana Desai, Dr Mandakini Parihar Chapter: Patient selection For In-Vitro Fertilization.
  • Role of Endoscopy in the Management of Infertility’ edited by Dr.Shyam Desai Chapter: Hysteroscopy in Infertility
  • Beyond the boundaries of Endoscopic Surgery, Infertility – IVF ‘edited by Dr Prakash Trivedi . Chapter: Endometrial Receptivity
  • Gynaecological Endoscopy and Infertility; edited by Gautam Allahbadia, Rubina Merchant. Chapter: Fertility Assessment Refined.
  • Practical Approach to Infertility Management. Edited by Kanthi Bansal. Chapter: Unexplained Infertility
  • Chapter: Hyperprolactinaemia
  • FOGSI Focus. ‘The modern pill’.Edited by Dr.Mandakini Parihar. Chapter:Pharmacokinetics of progestogens.
  • FOGSI Focus ‘Stem cell – The miracle Cell’ guest editor
  • Polycystic Ovary Syndrome – an update.Edited by Dr.B.N.Chakravarty and Dr.Gita Ganguly.Chapter: Obesity & PCOS.
  • FOGSI Focus on Infertility – PCOS chapter
  • Case reports PCOS – FOGSI Focus
  • IUI complications- FOGSI Focus
  • Chapter on ‘Ovarian hyperstimulation syndrome’
  • Mild Stimulation protocols’
  • Natural Cycle IUI. In ‘INTRA UTERINE INSEMINATION- An Update’ edited by Dr. B. N. Chakravarty & Dr. Gita Ganguly Mukherjee.
  • When to stop Infertility Treatment’?

Organized Conferences & CME’S

  • Annual conference on Fertility Preservation 2014, 2015, 2016
  • IUI workshops 2014, 2015, 2016 thrice in a year.
  • CME ‘ Fertility preservation ‘ May 2014, 2015.
  • ‘ Recent Advances In OBGYN’ August 2006
  • Endoscopy workshop with live relay 18th Aug2006
  • Ultrasound workshop 18th Aug 2006
  • International Congress on Assisted Reproduction Technology & Advances in Infertility Management (2000)
  • Endoscopy workshop live relay
  • IVF – ICSI workshop live relay
  • Annual Congress of the Indian Academy of Human Reproduction ( 1999)
  • National Conference on `New Trends in Infertility Management’ (1997 & 1998)
  • Workshop on IUI 1997, 2001, 2003
  • Conduct regular CME’S for Infertility Training

AWARDS

  • Gold Medal for standing first in 10th board examination. J&K university
  • President’s Gold Medal – standing first in MBBS. Delhi university.
  • Pfizer Gold Medal for Best student in Medicine.
  • Saraswat Chander Silver medal – best candidate MBBS
  • Honours Master’s in ART
  • Best paper presentation for Tubal Cannulation at World Congress at Calcutta in November’97
  • Best paper presentation Embryology –‘ Culture of Zona Free Blastocyst’ ISAR’99.
  • Best paper presentation for ‘Ultrasound Guided Hysteroscopy’. IFS 2005
  • Inca Life Sciences best paper award for short communications 2007 Kolkatta
  • Evaluating the efficacy of hysteroscopic tubal cannulation as a treatment for proximal tubal occlusion.
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