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Dr. Poonam Goyal

Dr. Poonam Goyal

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MBBS, MD - Obstetrics & Gynaecology



35 Years Experience Overall  (31 years as specialist)

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Dr. Poonam Goyal is a Gynecologist in Yamuna Vihar, Delhi and has an experience of 35 years in this field. Dr. Poonam Goyal practices at Panchsheel Hospital in Yamuna Vihar, Delhi and Max Super Speciality Hospital in Vaishali, Ghaziabad. She completed MBBS from PUNJAB UNIVERSITY, CHANDIGARH in 1984 and MD - Obstetrics & Gynaecology from MEERUT UNIVERSITY in 1989. She is a member of Delhi Medical Council,Medical Council of India (MCI),National Association for Reproductive & Child Health of India (NARCHI),IMS,Federation of Obstetric and Gynaecological Societies of India (FOGSI),Association of Obstetricians & Gynaecologists of Delhi (AOGD),East Delhi Gynaecologist Forum,Gynaecologist Endoscopic Society,ISAR,Indian Federation of Ultrasound in Medicine and Biology (IFUMB) and Fetal Medicine Foundation India.

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Yamuna Vihar, Delhi

Panchsheel Hospital


C-3/63-A, 64-A, Wazirabad Road, Delhi

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Mon - Sat

10:00 - 04:00


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.



MD - Obstetrics & Gynaecology - MEERUT UNIVERSITY, 1989


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Delhi Medical Council
Medical Council of India (MCI)
National Association for Reproductive & Child Health of India (NARCHI)
Federation of Obstetric and Gynaecological Societies of India (FOGSI)


2146 Delhi Medical Council, 2000
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