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Dr. Surya Prabavathy is a Gynecologist and Obstetrician in Ambattur, Chennai and has an experience of 8 years in these fields. Dr. Surya Prabavathy practices at Chennai Health Foundation in Ambattur, Chennai. She completed MBBS from Pondicherry University in 2008 and DGO from The Tamil Nadu Dr. M.G.R. Medical University (TNMGRMU) in 2013. Some of the services provided by the doctor are: Complicated Pregnancy Treatment,Laparoscopic Gynaecology,Pregnant Women Counseling,Gynaec Laparoscopy and Contraception Advice etc.
282, aishwarya nagar, M.T.H Road, Opp to Vivekananda school, Thirumullaivoyal, Ambattur, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India., Landmark: Opp to vivekananda school, Chennai
Mon - Sat
10:00 - 01:00
05:00 - 08:30
I went for pregnancy period consults, delivery And post delivery care to this doctor. Very considerate and polite approach she has. She conducted normal delivery for me and this is my first baby. So I was very anxious and asked too many doubts. She was kind enough to explain everything patiently. Very happy and comfortable with her friendliness. The staffs were also very kind and took good care of me. I recommend this doctor because she easily walked me through my pregnancy and delivery with utmost care.
I went to the doctor recently for pcod issue. Am very happy with her treatment. very kind and pleasant doctor. Make you feel comfortable and listens patiently to your problems and Takes time to explain the medical issues and treats us in a caring manner. Explains the prescription in detail with much care. Follow up treatments have very good results in resolving my medical issue. Thanks and I recommend this doctor.
Visited the doctor for infertility issues as suggested by a friend. Very compassionate doctor. I had been on treatment at various hospital for 4 yrs but not comceived. After visiting this doctor she took utmost care to treat me and i conceived after 5 months and now ive delivered a beautiful boy baby. Feeling blessed and no words to express my gratitude forthe doctor. I strongly recommend her.
Q: Who is a Gynaecologist?
A: Gynaecology is the medical specialization that deals with the female reproductive system. Hence, a Gynaecologist is a doctor who specializes in the health and the problems of the female reproductive system that includes the vagina, ovaries, uterus and breasts. Additionally, gynaecologists are also trained in Obstetrics and hence can deal with pregnancy and child birth too.
Q: Is there a difference between Gynaecologist & Obstetrician?
A: Where a Gynaecologist deals with the health and wellbeing of the female reproductive system, an Obstetrician specializes in pregnancy, childbirth and postpartum care. A Gynaecologist is trained in Obstetrics too. Hence, when a woman is pregnant, she can either consult a Gynaecologist or an Obstetrician, but for issues related to the female reproductive system, she should consult with a Gynaecologist.
Q: What are the common procedures performed by a Gynaecologist/Obstetrician?
A: Gynaecologist: 1. Dilation and Curettage (D&C) – The uterine lining is removed either by suction or with a curette. 2. Hysteroscopy– A hysteroscopy treats minor conditions inside the uterus in a non-invasive manner. Obstetrician: 1. Normal delivery - An Obstetrician helps in childbirth. 2. C-section – In case of any complications, the Obstetrician operates on the patient to ensure safe childbirth.
Q: Does a Gynaecologist/Obstetrician treat infertility in women?
A: Yes, a Gynaecologist/Obstetrician is trained to deal with infertility and related health issues in women. Consulting a Gynaecologist can be a great way to understand and evaluate the reason for infertility and explore the various avenues of treatment available. In case of infertility in women, you should consult with your Gynaecologist/Obstetrician, who will then refer to a specialist if required.
Q: How often should females visit a Gynaecologist/Obstetrician?
A: In general, females are advised to visit their Gynaecologist/Obstetrician at least once a year. Annual exams include a number of preventive health screening procedures that can help you keep a tab on your reproductive health and are also advantageous in identifying serious health problems in initial stages. Pregnant women should consult their Gynaecologist/Obstetrician at least three times during pregnancy.