MBBS, MS - Obstetrics & Gynaecology
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Dr. Sunila Khandelwal has a rich clinical & academic experience of over 38years. Her passion is to deliver dedicated services for 'Mid Life Women Healthcare & Management of Menopause' in India. She had the honor of working as President, Indian Menopause Society, represented India at North American Menopause Society & Asia Pacific Menopause Federation and is holding a prestigious position of Secretary General, Executive Board Member - International Menopause Society for networking of global initiatives in 57 countries. She did MS (Obs & Gyn) from SMS Medical College, Jaipur and has been awarded Fellowship of International College of Surgeons (USA), Fellow of Indian College of Obstetricians & Gynecologists and Fellow of Indian College of Maternal & child heath. She has worked at MGUMST as Medical Superintendent, Professor and HOD after working for 20 years at Govt. Zenana Hospital, Jaipur. She joined Fortis family in 2011. She got trained at USA & UK. Pioneered the first menopause clinic in Rajasthan ,developed Risk Score assessment tools for bone health, cancers and heart disease and also set Protocols for management on evidence based medicine. She regularly runs counseling educative sessions at mid-life women health care & Menopause center. Her areas of interest are on-family welfare, Gyneac diseases, high risk Obstetrics, and menopausal medicine. She has published papers and lectured widely at National & International Platforms (USA, Europe, Asia pacific counties).She has been awarded various national& international awards for skills &social services, “Women of Substance” Best gynecologist of the state. She is regularly invited for Medi talks on T.V. (National & State Level Broadcasts) & by different NGO clubs. She published Booklet 'Stay Healthy after 40' on menopause, osteoporosis, cancer prevention, nutrition and exercise etc. she is the Executive Producer Documentary film 'SUMANGLA' and also publishing regularly articles on women health in health columns of leading Magazines & News Papers.
Q: Who is a Gynecologist?
A: A gynaecologist is a medical expert who deals with female reproductive health. They help in the treatment of a variety of conditions that affect women such as sexually transmitted infections (STI), hormonal or breast problems, cervical cancer, and urinary tract infections.
Q: Is there a difference between Gynecologist & Obstetrician?
A: There is a difference between gynaecologist and obstetrician. A gynaecologist is involved in the treatment, prevention and diagnosis of diseases associated with the female reproductive system while an obstetrician is specialised in maternity care, delivery and problems associated with pregnancy.
Q: What are the common procedures performed by a Gynecologist/Obstetrician?
A: Some of the common procedures performed by a gynaecologist/obstetrician are: Pap smear Ultrasound screening Endometrial biopsy Tests for STI Colposcopy (examination of cervix, vagina, and vulva) Pelvic exam Laparoscopy Mammography Fertility treatments such as in-vitro fertilisation Surgical procedures such as cesarean sections, removal of fibroids, hysterectomy, etc.
Q: Do Gynecologist/Obstetrician treat infertility in women?
A: Gynaecologist/obstetrician can treat infertility in women. They diagnose the reason for infertility and provide appropriate treatment such as prescribing hormonal pills, medicines to stimulate ovulation, antibiotics to cure the infection, and even procedures such as in-vitro fertilisation.
Q: How often should females visit a Gynecologist/Obstetrician?
A: Females should visit a gynaecologist/obstetrician at least once a year to check their reproductive health by undergoing basic procedures such as Pap smear, blood tests, pelvic exam, tests for sexually transmitted infections, or breast examination.