Dr. Surveen Ghumman Sindhu

Dr Surveen Ghumman Sindhu has a vast experience of 22 year of working in tertiary care hospitals and has been a faculty as an undergraduate and postgraduate teacher in renowned medical colleges of Delhi over the last 22 years. She has specialized in Assisted reproductive technologies and IVF from the prestigious Cleveland Clinic, USA and is a certified clinical embryologist from Manipal University, the only university in India running a postgraduate program in Clinical Embryology. She has further been trained in advanced micromanipulation techniques from the same institute. She has also received a fellowship from the World Association of Laparoscopic Surgeons in minimally invasive surgery. She is currently a senior consultant in department of Reproductive medicine and IVF at one of the largest corporate hospitals, MAX super speciality hospital, Saket, Panchsheel and Patparganj, Delhi.

Her interest in infertility over the last 22 years has made her centre her research around this field. As the result she has written 5 books on infertility titled–Ovulation Induction, Tubouterine Factors in Infertility, Intrauterine Insemination, Evaluation of an Infertile Couple, and Clinical Embryology and ART. Her work has been internationally acclaimed and two of these books have been published internationally and are available on amazon.com and the website of royal college of obstetricians and gynecologist, UK. Besides this she has over 100 publications in national and international journals and books. Her research on tuberculosis in Infertility was awarded the best paper award at the National conference on Infertility organized by Indian Fertility Society. Research done by her in Kasturba Medical College, Manipal University on ‘Methods of semen preparation to eliminate DNA damaged sperms’ has been internationally published. Her presentation on ultrasound in Infertility was well appreciated at Cleveland Clinic USA during her training there. She has received numerous other awards.

Her work in the field of Infertility and Assisted reproduction is well recognized and she is invited as an authority on the at various national and international conferences on infertility & Assisted Reproductive Technologies (ART) as a speaker and has chaired numerous sessions in these forums. She also peer reviews various articles on the subject in indexed journals.

She is the web editor of Indian fertility society. She edits a monthly bulletin for this society in which she discusses the recent research in this field and raises legal and ethical issues concerning the subject. She believes in ethical, evidence based practice and hence writes with zeal on these issues.

Her commitment to the subject manifests in her being given responsibilities as secretary of Infertility Committee of Association of Obstetricians and Gynecologists of Delhi (AOGD). She has been editor of AOGD & NARCHI and executive member of infertility committee of Federation of Obstetricians and Gynecologists Society of India.

Besides this, she is an accomplished vaginal surgeon. Her book on Non Descent Vaginal Hysterectomy was well appreciated and published internationally. As an acclaimed person in this technique she was invited to give an oration on the subject at a national level by the federation of obstetricians and gynecologists society of India in 2004. She also received the FOGSI YUVA North Zone Award for her research on this subject. She innovated a scoring system for preoperative assessment of Non descent vaginal hysterectomy patients.

Her commitment to social work and to the under privileged who maybe unable to afford the expenses of an IVF treatment was recognized by Delhi Medical Association through an award given to her for Best Worker in the field.

She has evolved low cost packages for IVF so that all sections of society may benefit. Her deep concern for the women who suffer from infertility has made her concentrate her efforts, time and clinical practice in this field.

She stands out with her work because of her belief in evidence based medicine, quality, empathy for her patients and globally comparable results in whatever she does.