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Rishma Dhillon Pai

Dr Rishma Dhillon Pai is an honorary consultant gynaecologist at the Jaslok and Lilavati Hospitals, two of the best known hospitals in Mumbai.

Her special interests are infertility, minimal access surgery (keyhole or endoscopic surgery), menopause, and adolescent problems. She has trained in minimal access surgery, IVF, and ICSI at Antwerp, Belgium. She has also trained in egg and embryo freezing at the world’s biggest IVF centre in Japan, and also advanced her skills in this field in Italy, China, and Portugal.

Dr Pai has served as the senior vice president of the Federation of Obstetric and Gynaecological Societies of India, which is a large federation of 26,000 gynaecologists of India. She is presently the Jt clinical secretary of MOGS (The Mumbai Obstetric & Gynaecological society), treasurer of Indian Association of Gynaecological Endoscopists (IAGE), and honorary secretary of the Indian Society for Assisted Reproduction (ISAR). She is the first Indian to be elected on the board of the World Endometriosis Society. She was also the chairperson of the Food, Drugs, and Medicosurgical Equipment committee of FOGSI. She was the organizing secretary of the All India Congress of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, AICOG 2013, Mumbai-one of the largest medical conferences in free India attended by more than 10,000 delegates.

Dr Pai is among the first doctors in India to start the procedure of uterine balloon ablation therapy for heavy bleeding. She is one of the first in Asia to offer a non-surgical treatment for the common problem of fibroids, using MRI guided ultrasound. She was one of the first in India to start and teach other gynaecologists the use of abortion pills.

She also holds the distinction of having delivered a 60-year-old woman’s baby, one of the oldest patients in India. She, along with her husband Dr Hrishikesh Pai, has had the fortune of treating thousands of infertile couples and helped them to have their own child.

Books by the author

Fit At 40

Fit At 40

Rishma Dhillon Pai
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