He started his career as a lecturer at Sikkim Government Law College, Gangtok. He then worked as the Principal – N.B.M. Law College, Visakhapatnam before coming to Bangalore to work at the internationally renowned National Law School of India University, Bangalore.
Dr. Joga Rao has won many academic distinctions including several gold medals and certificates. He has conducted umpteen workshops and presented topics at various distinguished forums at national and international levels on various topics addressing the legal aspects of medicine. He is the editor of the well known magazine Law and Medicine. He has authored several books on the applicability of various laws in the area of medicine. He has also written articles for various well known magazines at global levels.
Dr. Joga Rao was conferred the prestigious Max-Plank Fellowship by the Max-Planck Institute for Foreign and International Criminal Law, Freiburg, Germany.
He is currently an additional Professor and Registrar- National Law School of India University,
She is the Medical Director of the famous Infertility Institute & Research Center (IIRC) since 1990. She has also been serving as a Director at Positive Fertility Foundation, an Infertility Patient Support Group. Because of her entrepreneur spirit, she has played key roles in various other hospitals and business ventures. She did her MBBS and MD – OBG from Osmania University, with many gold medals. She has completed multiple training sessions in ART, signicant of these being “Training In Reproductive Medicine & ART” – With Prof. Tinniberg & Prof. Michaelman (Germany) and Training In ART With Prof. Arif Bongso(Singapore).Because of the yeoman service that she has rendered in the eld of OBG, she has received many awards, including the Mahila Gaurav Puraskar, Rashtriya Ekta Award, Sir C.V. Raman Professional
Expertise Award, “Woman of the Year 2004” by American Biographical Institute, USA and Award of Excellence by Harvard Medical School in September 2010. Dr. Mamata is the daughter of the iconic Dr. Vidya Devi Shenoy. She is married to Dr. Samuel Deenadayal who is a well-known ENT surgeon in Hyderabad.
happiness to lives of countless infertile couples. Dr. Jatin Shah has theunique distinction of performing all IVF tasks including Ultrasonography, Oocyte Retrieval Surgery, IVF Embryology and Embryo Transfer personally earning him the nickname of “IVF Commando”.He has, to his credit, several pregnancies in women in their late 40’s and 50’s, the oldest being a 57year old woman. He has been awarded numerous gold medals and prestigious awards during his education and also during his clinical practice. He has several published papers to his credit and also co-authored the “Photographic atlas of operative obstetric and gynecological techniques” with Dr. Shashank Parulkar.
He is the founder member (representing India) of Asia-Pacic Initiatives for Reproductive Endocrinology (ASPIRE) – an organization that conducts conferences and coordinates research eorts in the region from various countries. He was recently in news for the successful IVF-Surrogacy birth to Gauri and Shahrukh Khan (King Khan of Bollywood) and several other noted celebrities. He is also credited with the rst IVF & ICSI pregnancies of Kerala State, First IVF & ICSI pregnancies of UP State and rst oocyte and embryo donation pregnancies of UP.He has been associated in advising and guiding in the successful setup and operations of IVF centers in Pune, Cochin, Agra, Madurai, Chennai and Erode. He is currently the Director of Mumbai Fertility Clinic & IVF Centre, Mumbai.
She owns and runs two Hospitals. She is also the promoter and director of Nadkarni’s Assisted Conception Unit & Research Centre which is a leading infertility treatment centre with all facilities.
Dr. Purnima was the rst rank holder in Bombay in SSC exam and was adjudged the best all round student and sports personality at her school. She did her MBBS from Mumbai University, DGO from G.S.Medical college, MD at K.E.M. Hospital.Dr. Purnima has established herself as a leading infertility specialist in Gujarat. As government Laparoscopic surgeon, she did over 2000 Laparoscopic tubal ligations and carries a record of conducting 200 Operations in one day. Her area of specialisation includes Infertility Treatment, Trans Vaginal Sonography, Reproductive Endocrinology, Laparo-hysteroscopy and Assisted Reproduction.
Dr. Purnima has undergone various advanced training in Laparoscopic Surgery in Germany, IVF-ET & micromanipulation in London, ART training at TUFT’S university, Boston and ART training in Micromanipulation Perth, Australia.
Dr. Purnima has won many awards including the “Narishakti award”. She has also spoken at various conferences and seminars on topics related to infertility and laparoscopic surgery.Her hobbies include counselling women, swimming, and singing. She is the mother of 3 lovely,talented children Pooja, Akshay and Vaibhav. Her daughter Pooja stood 1st in entire CBSE Board of India in Science subjects and is now doing her MBBS.
Seth G. S. Medical College and K. E. M.Hospital, Mumbai. He has been trained at German, London and Australia. He is currently the medical director of 21st Century Hospitals, Chief Surgeon at Nadkarni Hospital and at Nadkarni’s Assisted Conception and Research Centre. Dr. Kishore and his wife Dr. Purnima are involved in more than 600 IVF cycles per year. Dr. Kishore Nadkarni has worked with K.E.M. Hospital, Bombay for close to 15 years in various capacities. He has also worked at Bahrain and Mohan Dayal Hospital as chief surgeon. Dr. Kishore is a renowned academician who has won various prizes, scholarships and medals in academics. He has also won rave accolades on various occasions for his innovative papers in surgery and infertility. He is also an ardent social worker and has been associated with various social organisations. He has also been associated with Lion’s Club and has participated in various social programmes such as AntiDrug and Anti Aids Programs. He is an initiator in starting four permanent projects in Lions Club of Valsad. He has also served on various positions in Lions Club and has received various prizes and awards for his outstanding social work
Apart from this, Dr. Asha has expertise in Laparoscopic Surgeries.
Dr. Asha graduated in Medicine from the prestigious Bangalore Medical College & was working with Kidwai Institute of Oncology, Bangalore as Senior Resident. She then did her post-graduation in Obstetrics & Gynecology in the year 1996 from Bangalore Medical College under Bangalore University. While working with KIMS Hospital Bangalore, she obtained her Diplomate of National Board (DNB) New Delhi in the year 1998. Subsequently, she was selected by the Govt of Karnataka for the post of Gazetted Medical Officer in the ESI Corporation of India, Rajajinagar, Bangalore. She was with ESI corporation from 1998 to 2003.
Dr. Asha then started her own clinic in the name of SANNIDHI and has gained enormous experience in the field of Gynecology & Infertility. Looking at the overwhelming response and need for quality and affordable healthcare & with an intention of servicing the society, Dr. Asha started her own Hospital – SANNIDHI SPECIALITY CENTRE. Sannidhi Hospital has now transformed into a multi-specialty hospital and is a well known name in the Hanumanthnagar – Srinagar – Girinagar belt of Bangalore.
During the course of treating patients in the field of OBG, Dr. Asha realized the gravity and depth of the infertility problem in India. She was able to understand the increasing need of a super-specialized centre in Artificial Reproductive Health (ART), She then started a full-fledged fertility center called GarbhaGudi IVF Center in the heart of Bengaluru. Dr. Asha has undergone specialized training in infertility at the following Centers
– Advanced training in ART at Keil University Germany and training in Infertility & Embryology at Momsoon IVF center , Bangalore.
– Bangalore Assisted Conception Center under the guidance of Dr. Kamini Rao
– Reliance ART Foundation under the guidance of Dr. Ameet Patki
– Hands on Training at EART Mumbai
Currently, Dr. Asha is serving as the Medical Director of GarbhaGudi IVF Centre.
(Journal of Minimal Stimulation IVF) He is the Medical Director of Aster IVF & Women Clinic, Dubai, UAE as well as Rotunda -The Center for Human Reproduction, the world-renowned infertility clinic at Bandra, Mumbai, India. He is a noted world authority on ultrasound-guided embryo transfers and one of the pioneers in Third Party Reproduction in Southeast Asia. Dr. Allahbadia was responsible for India’s first trans-ethnic surrogate pregnancy involving a Chinese couple’s baby delivered by an unrelated Indian surrogate mother. He cherishes over 150 peer-reviewed publications, 134 book chapters and 22 textbooks, the latest being a comprehensive text, entitled “Minimal Stimulation IVF”, and is on the Editorial Board of several International Journals. Dr. Allahbadia has recently been elected as the Vice President of the World Association of Reproductive Medicine (WARM), headquartered in Rome, and “Mumbai’s Top Doc” for 2012 by a peer nomination process. You can read more about his work at