Consulted Dr. Sucheta Malhotra (Gynecologist) for Pregnancy Check UpNormal Vaginal Delivery (NVD)
I do not recommend the doctor
Hoped for better: Doctor friendlinessExplanation of the health issueTreatment satisfactionValue for moneyWait time
This feedback has been long due. I had my first child in 2015 in her consultation. Initially she seemed nice, but there a few hiccups and since it was our first experience, we ignored a lot of hints. Dr. Sucheta was on many occasions distracted, I had to consult her assistant twice in her absence despite prior appointments, on one occasion she told me angrily, quoting her ‘if you don’t stick to my prescribed medicines your child will be mentally retarded’ I was shocked at this remark, but we ignored, later at the time of my delivery, she tried her beat to convince my family that I should go for Caesarian and her best reason for this advice was that I am shouting too much while in my labour. Anyway I delivered normally o my because I insisted. At one point she even told my husband ‘Inse nahi ho paega’ and then she conveniently left the hospital to attend to her patients in her clinic. She had told me to not to push, but thankfully a kind nurse in the hospital told me to push and I did. My daughter’s head was prodruding out of me, the nurses called the doctor hurriedly and Dr. Sucheta was surprised that I am finally doing it normally. After the delivery she on her own assigned her husband Mr. Malhotra as my child’s paediatrician. But we went with that too. Within a couple of months we realised my child was not gaining weight because I couldn’t produce enough breast milk despite trying everything possible. On our visit to Mr. Malhotra he literally scolded me for the weight loss and once again insisted me to give my child Similac. And I did. And so the little milk that I was producing also stopped. Now my child is 3 and her immunity is weak and I regret for not trying harder to give her my own feed.
I am giving this feedback because I am expecting my second child now and I will surely not go back to Malhotra’s. I hope my feedback will help many as I myself now solely depend on feedback’s on Practo app to find another good Gynae.