Meet Dr. Gautam Allahbadia
Consultant Reproductive Endocrinology & IVF
Dr. Gautam Allahbadia world-renowned Reproductive Endocrinologist and ART expert is at the helm of affairs at MMC IVF, Dubai.
Prior to taking up this role in the driver’s seat at MMC IVF, he served as a Medical Director at Aster IVF & Women IVF Clinic, Al Mankhool, Dubai and as the IVF Consultant & Head at the Fertility & Recurrent Miscarriage Clinic, Dubai London Specialist Hospital, Jumeira, Dubai.
A Medical Professional with over 25 years of experience in Assisted Reproductive Techniques, he is responsible for the growth and development of two independent IVF (In-Vitro Fertilization) clinics in Mumbai (www.gautamallahbadia.com
) and he also set-up a global training center for IVF professionals – both Medical & Para-Medical at Rotunda-CHR, Bandra (www.learnivf.org
Dr. Gautam Allahbadia is a noted world authority on Ultrasound Guided Embryo Transfers and one of the pioneers in Minimal Stimulation IVF (IVF Lite) in South-East Asia. He has over 150 peer-reviewed publications to his credit and is on the Editorial Board of several International Journals. He is currently the Emeritus Editor of the Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology of India & the IVF Lite (Journal of Minimal Stimulation IVF). Throughout his career, Dr. Gautam Allahbadia has been instrumental in developing new Fertility-enhancing protocols and propagating the use of Ultrasound in Embryo Transfer procedures.
He has authored over 150 scientific papers, 126 book chapters and 24 textbooks, the latest of which is a comprehensive text, entitled "The Art & Science of ART".
He was a lecturer for over four years at the Lokmanya Tilak Municipal Medical College followed by a 12-year tenure at the University of Mumbai affiliated Bombay Hospital Institute of Medical Sciences before going full time into private practice. He is the recipient of over 25 prizes & fellowships in the field, notable among which are the Canadian Young Scientist Fellowship Award for the year 1994, which allowed him to train in Infertility at the University of British Columbia, Vancouver and the National Prize Dr. Kumud Tamaskar Award for original research work in infertility in the year 1991.
The recipient of six research grants from the International College of Surgeons and the Medical Research Centre of Bombay Hospital Trust, he has been an invited guest speaker or faculty member at over 200 Congresses, Workshops and Scientific Meetings.
He was awarded the prestigious Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst Fellowship for the year 1996 to train in Assisted Reproductive Techniques in Germany. He completed his training in IVF/ICSI at the University of Gottingen, Bielefeld IVF Center & the University of Munich. He was awarded the AOFOG-Young Gynecologist Award for the year 1998. He has been awarded the most prestigious FOGSI-CORION National Research award for best original research work in Infertility at the 42nd All India Obstetric & Gynecological Congress held at Hyderabad in December 1998.
Dr. Gautam Allahbadia has also served as the Vice President of the World Association of Reproductive Medicine (WARM) headquartered in Rome, Italy and was the Scientific Chairman of the 2nd World Congress of WARM, held in Rome in May 2004. He has organized several International Congresses in the subject and was also nominated as "Mumbai’s Top Doc" for 2012 by a peer nomination process.
Under the expertise and guidance of Dr. Gautam Allahbadia, the team at MMC IVF Dubai, offers a range of ART Programs, from InVitro Fertilization (IVF), Intracytoplasmic Sperm Injection (ICSI), Ovulation Induction and Intrauterine Insemination (IUI), to participation in one of the most successful IVF Lite programs in the country. A state-of-the-art clinic, the centre offers a full spectrum of Medical and Surgical treatment in Reproductive Endocrinology and Gynecology including advanced Laparoscopic Surgery, Tubal reconstruction, and Minimally Invasive USG-guided therapeutic procedures. Dr. Gautam Allahbadia and his world-class team of Reproductive Endocrinologists, Embryologists and Infertility specialists have helped hundreds of couples have babies through Assisted Reproduction. The MMC IVF team has a cumulative experience of over 30 years in this super-specialty.