Dr. Kamala Selvaraj

Dr. Kamala Selvaraj

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MD - Obstetrics & Gynaecology, DGO, Ph.D in Reproductive Physiology, MBBS





Infertility Specialist


Reproductive Endocrinologist (Infertility)


47 Years Experience

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Dr.Kamala’s unstinted, dedicated hard work, life sustaining her basic need to fulfill the dreams of the unfulfilled, coupled with a thirst to acquire the latest knowledge in her chosen field, enabled her to start the ART Laboratory at G.G.Fertility in 1986. An account of her memoirs has been published which serves as an invaluable guide providing encouragement to beginners in the field of ART.The initial struggle involved a number of overseas visits to other pioneering institutes, observation of their standards of work, quality control, results and last but not the least the two most important determinants of outcome-culture medium and maintenance and running of equipment. As commercial media was not freely available at the time and proved to be very expensive to procure, Dr. Kamala had to learn the technique of preparation from Monash University, Melbourne. It also required a life-sustaining salts and the Milli-Q water purification systems in order to be able to prepare it back home. Now the lab still prepares culture medium besides using commercial media for specialized procedures like ICSI /IMSI, PICSI, blastocyst cultures and PGS / PGD. When first started, the Laboratory was equipped to do only Intra uterine inseminations and thereafter progressed to incorporate the latest techniques in advanced infertility management. The staffs are constantly updated on newer techniques and follow a rigid protocol in Laboratory maintenance as well as storage of records. A separate theater complex is housed within the Lab for performing ovum pick-ups as well as for performing ART related surgical procedures. Documentation of all procedures with a printout of the treatment following transferred embryos and blastocysts are given to the couples.Our areas of interest include oocyte and ovarian tissue cryopreservation, preimplantation genetic diagnosis (PGD) preimplantation genetic screening (PGS) endometrial regarding studies, cytoplasmic transfer, mitochondrial studies and more.

Nungambakkam, Chennai

GG Fertility & Women's Specialty Hospital


6-E, Nungambakkam High Road, 1st Cross Street, Landmark: Near Nungambakkam Bus Stand, Opposite Income Tax Office & Near Hotel Ranjith, Chennai

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MD - Obstetrics & Gynaecology - Madras Medical College, Chennai, 1976
DGO - Madras Medical College, Chennai, 1971
Ph.D in Reproductive Physiology - The Tamil Nadu Dr. M.G.R. Medical University (TNMGRMU), 2001


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1985 - Present Associate Director at GG Fertility Research Centre
1985 - 1986 Training in In vitro Fertilization and embryo Transfer at Monash University, Australia
1986 - 1987 Training in Micro Surgery and Tubal recanalisation at National University Hospital Singapore
1990 - 1991 Refresher training in IVF and ET at National University Hospital Singapore
1991 - 1991 Post Congress Workshop in Advances in operative Training in Laparoscopy & Hysteroscopy at Bali Islands, Indonesia

Awards and Recognitions

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Rajiv Gandhi Unity Award - 1991
Prof Nanjunda Rao Oration Award - 1991
Best Lady Doctor Award - 1993
Mahila Shironmani Award - 1994
Rajiv Gandhi Memorial National Integration Award - 1995


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International Membership in American society for Reproductive medicine. (ASRM).
International Membership in European society of Human Reproduction & Embryology (ESHRE)
Indian Medical Association (IMA)
Indian Society of Assisted Reproduction (ISAR)
The Indian association of Gynecological endoscopists (IAGE)


19591 Tamil Nadu Medical Council, 1966
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