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Departments and specialties

Infertility

If you and your partner are struggling to have a baby, you’re not alone. A big percent of couples in India and across the world are fighting a battle against infertility.

Infertility is defined as not being able to conceive despite having frequent, unprotected sex for at least a year for most couples. Infertility may result from an issue with either you or your partner, or a combination of factors that interfere with pregnancy. Fortunately, there are many safe and effective therapies that significantly improve your chances of getting pregnant.

Departments

Our renowned infertility specialists work closely with you to develop a personalized fertility treatment plan. The first consultation generally requires a longer duration since the doctor will need to understand the context, the problem and also analyze any earlier reports. Generally, patients can expect this to last for about 30 minutes. We have various departments and specialties for this.

Fertility Expert

Couples wanting to consult for general infertility or for specific female infertility related topics can consult a fertility expert. They usually are gynecologists who have done their super specialization in treating infertility

Andrologist

Couples wanting to consult a doctor to manage male infertility need to consult an Andrologist who will also be the doctor who handles any diagnostic or operative procedures for handling infertility.

Physician

The fertility expert or an Andrologist may refer a patient to a physician for further analysis and treatment specific conditions like diabetes, hyper-thyrodism, hypertension etc. A physician may also be consulted for getting “fitness” certificate prior to any surgery.

Sonologist

This is a doctor who specializes in ultrasound scans. So all couples needing expert guidance in scans can consult this doctor.

Anesthetist

Patients may need to consult an anesthetist prior to a surgery for a PAC (Pre Anesthesia Checkup). Here the anesthetist will check various parameters to ensure patient is ready to receive anesthesia. This is a very critical step to ensure patient safety during a procedure. Patients may also consult an anesthetist for pain management.

Embryologist

Couples may consult an embryologist to understand the process of IVF, IUI, ICSI etc. or to get counseling support.

Ultrasound Scan department

Fertility experts advise Ultrasound scans to patient to understand the ovarian situation, its response to stimulation, to identify pregnancy, to view anomalies in the internal organs like uterus, tubes, ovaries etc. A baseline scan is done on the second day after periods of women patients. This is then used as a reference to track the progress of stimulation.

Investigations

This is a critical aspect of treating infertility. Investigation reports have to be very accurate and timely to handle infertility. The hospital treating infertility should be able to run many important tests in-house to get quick results to ensure the doctors can adjust their treatment plans as per the patient’s response. Hormone levels have to be tracked on a regular basis when couples are undergoing IVF treatment. GarbhaGudi has a sophisticated and well equipped lab to manage all critical investigations, which includes all hormones, viral tests, semen analysis etc. A few investigations are outsourced to the best and the most reputed diagnostic labs in Bangalore.

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