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Dr. Kusum Sahni

Dr. Kusum Sahni

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MBBS, MD - Obstetrics & Gynaecology

Gynecologist

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35 Years Experience Overall  (35 years as specialist)

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Dr. Kusum Sahni is a sincere doctor, dedicated to her profession with an in depth knowledge of her subject. Gentleness and compassion towards patients comes naturally to her.She became an obstetrician by choice because of her special interest in delivering patients with varied presentations. She has been in the field of obstetrics and gynaecology for the last 32 years and her passion for the field has only increased. She did her postgraduation from Medical college and hospital Rohtak. Wishing to expand her knowledge, she did her Senior residency from one of the busiest gynaecology departments at Lady Hardinge Medical College in Delhi where she got exposure to all possible types of cases and gained expertise in managing them.She has been in private practice since 1989 and is currently a Senior gynaecologist at Max Hospital Pitampura where she has been since its inception. She has been invited to be a part of Clinical Leadership Summit for two consecutive years where select doctors from all Max hospitals were invited to give feedback and suggestions regarding improving patient care and better functioning of the department.Dr. Kusum is a family person who likes to spend her free time with her husband and her grown up ‘children’. Her daughter also followed her parents and is an Assistant Professor at the prestigious All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) and her son is an Investment Banker presently in USA. Her husband is Vice Principal at Lady Hardinge Medical College and SSK Hospital, New Delhi.

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A Block, Ring Road Poorbi Shalimar Bagh, Delhi

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10:00 - 01:00

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10:00 - 02:00

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Common questions & answers

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.

Specializations

Education

MBBS - Maharshi Dayanand University, Rohtak, 1981
MD - Obstetrics & Gynaecology - Maharshi Dayanand University, Rohtak, 1985

Memberships

Medical Council of India (MCI)

Experience

CONSULTANT at Lady Hardinge Medical College
CONSULTANT at Smt. SuchetaKriplani Hospital

Registrations

8934 Delhi Medical Council, 2000
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