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Dr. Alka Ranade

Dr. Alka Ranade

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MBBS, MD - Obstetrics & Gynaecology

Gynecologist

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Obstetrician

30 Years Experience Overall  (30 years as specialist)

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After having passed her MD in Obstetrics & Gynaecology from Nagpur university in 1991 she worked as a lecturer at Mahatma Gandhi Institute of Medical Sciences Sevagram (Wardha) for 5 years. There she headed the unit for 2 years & was handling obstetric emergencies & major gynecological surgeries independently.Next five years she worked under the able guidance of Dr. C.N.Purandare a gynecologist of international repute in Mumbai. There she got a valuable experience in assisted reproductive technology (infertility management) & management of high-risk pregnancy. She was also working as a free lance gynecologist in the same period. After that, she worked as a specialist in obstetrics & gynecology with the ministry of health in the kingdom of Saudi Arabia where she got tremendous experience in management of high-risk pregnancies.Then onwards till date, she is working as a free lance gynecologist in the city of Pune. She is a teacher for a diploma in OB/Gyn conducted by CPS. She belongs to the core group responsible for establishment of Shashwat hospital & happens to be permanent director of the sameMain interest is Gynaecology surgeries and has specialized herself in Vaginal hysterectomies(NDVH Non-Desent Vaginal Hysterectomy).Dr. Alka Ranade is a teacher for a diploma in Obstetric and Gynaecology conducted by CPS.She belongs to the Core group responsible for the establishment of Shashwat hospital & is a permanent director of Shashwat Group Of Hospitals.

Warje, Pune

Sara Health Care

4.5

Office Number 10, Spandan, Popular Nagar, Landmark: Opposite Mai Mangeshkar Hospital & Near Axis Bank, Pune

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Mon - Sat

07:00 - 09:00

600

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.

Education

MBBS - Government Medical College and Hospital, Nagpur, 1986
MD - Obstetrics & Gynaecology - Government Medical College and Hospital, Nagpur, 1989

Memberships

Indian Medical Association (IMA)
Federation of Obstetric and Gynaecological Societies of India (FOGSI)
Pune OBGY Society

Experience

2015 - 2015 Consultant Gynaecologist at SARA Healthcare
2005 - 2015 Consultant Gynaecologist at Sashwat Hospital
2000 - 2005 Consultant Gynaecologist at Speciality Hospital, Dubai
1995 - 2000 Consultant Gynaecologist at With Eminent Dr. C M Purandare
1990 - 1995 Lecturer at MGIMS, Sevagram

Registrations

57464 Maharashtra Medical Council, 1987
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