Medical Registration Verified
Dr. Malvika K. Desai is a Gynecologist in Khatodara, Surat and has an experience of 44 years in this field. Dr. Malvika K. Desai practices at Aparna Clinic in Khatodara, Surat. She completed MBBS from Medical College, Baroda in 1973 and DGO from B J Medical College Ahemdabad in 1976. She is a member of Indian Medical Association (IMA) and Family Planning Association of India (FPAI). Some of the services provided by the doctor are: Dysmenorrhea Treatment,Amniocentesis,D&C (Dilation and Curettage),Mirena (Hormonal Iud) and Intra-Uterine Insemination (IUI) etc.
Q: Who is a Gynecologist?
A: Gynaecologists are medical practitioners who are specialized in diagnosing and treating issues of the female reproductive system and breasts.
Q: Is there a difference between Gynecologist & Obstetrician?
A: Gynaecologists can treat and diagnose problems related to female reproductive system health, whereas an obstetrician is a gynaecologist who specializes in pregnancy and childbirth.
Q: What are the common procedures performed by a Gynecologist/Obstetrician?
A: There are common procedures performed by gynaecologists/Obstetrician: -selective Salpingography to identify fallopian tube disease or obstruction -fluid-Contrast Ultrasound to evaluate lining and cavity of uterus -cutting of scar tissues -surgical repair of vaginal wall to repair hernias -colposcopy to view the opening of uterus -ablation to remove a layer of tissues lining the uterus
Q: Do Gynecologist/Obstetrician treat infertility in women?
A: An obstetrician/gynaecologist with extra training and who is certified in reproductive endocrinology can treat infertility in women.
Q: How often should females visit a Gynecologist/Obstetrician?
A: Females should visit a gynaecologist/obstetrician once in a year for pelvic examination to check for any sign of illness or abnormalities.