Introduction

Mother and child are to be cared for the most.
The Obstetrics & Gynecology department at MMHRC is a premiere patient care and teaching center aimed at providing the highest quality care for women experiencing complicated pregnancies. The department offers a multi-disciplinary setting in association with various branches like medicine, surgery, pediatrics, radiology and anesthesia.


MMHRC’s Department of Obstetrics & Gynaecology has a dedicated obstetric critical care High Dependency Unit (HDU) to care for patients with high risk pregnancy. Patients suffering from various medical disorders such as epilepsy, severe preeclampsia, HELLP syndrome, chronic hypertension, heart diseases, renal disorders including post renal transplantation, SLE and diabetes are cared for routinely at this center.


 

Facilities

The department caters to the clinical needs of women from adolescence to menopause and beyond. Each individual patient is counseled individually regarding her problems and guided about the various treatment options available. Finally the patient is helped in the choice of an appropriate tailor-made treatment, taking into account her special needs and medical conditions. Minimal access surgeries (laparoscopic and hysteroscopic procedures) are performed on the majority of patients needing surgery, for better patient comfort at an affordable cost.

The services available are:

MENOENORRHAGIA CLINIC:

  • Evaluation and management of primary and secondary amenorrhoea
  • Gynaecological surgeries
  • Abdominal and vaginal hysterectomies
  • Site specific repair of pelvic organ prolapse
  • Mesh repair
  • Post hysterectomy vault prolapse repair
  • MTP and sterilization
  • Recanalization

LAPAROSCOPIC PROCEDURES:

  • Total laparoscopic hysterectomy
  • Ovarian cystectomy
  • Myomectomy
  • Adhesiolysis
  • Surgical management of ectopic pregnancies
  • Sterilization, etc.

HYSTEROSCOPIC PROCEDURES:

  • Diagnostic
  • Polypectomy
  • Septal resection
  • Endometrial ablation, etc

GYNAEC ONCOLOGY:

Prevention and screening procedures like

  • Pap smears
  • HPV testing and vaccination
  • Colposcopy including LEEP / LLETZ
  • Cone biopsy
  • Dysplasia of vulva performed routinely

Invasive cancers like

  • Cervical cancers
  • Endometrial / Uterine cancers
  • Ovarian cancers
  • Vulva cancers

These invasive cancers are managed with appropriate radical surgeries like Wertheim’s hysterectomy and pelvic node dissection, staging procedures, etc., as the case warrants. Suitable adjuvant therapy (pre- or post-operative) is given with due consultation with the radiation and medical oncology department.

FAMILY PLANNING:

Counseling is offered to help the couple adopt the appropriate method of contraception following delivery or abortion. MMHRC is recognized by the Government as a centre for performing tubectomies.

Doctors

  • Dr.S.Padma, MD, DNB (O&G), Fellowship in Gyn. Oncology (Netherlands)- Senior Consultant & HOD
  • Dr.Mahalakshmi Sivakumar, MBBS, DGO – Consultant
  • Dr.Vanitha Anna Selvi, MBBS, DNB, (O&G) – Junior Consultant
  • Dr.P.Catherine Leela, MS.,(O&G) DNB – Junior Consultant
  • Dr.P.Daphin, MBBS, DNB, (O&G) – Junior Consultant