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Dr.Nalini Mahajan

Present Position


Past Position

  • D-59,Defense colony,New-Delhi.

Primary Qualifiaction

  • MBBS 1973, lady Harding Medical College,New Delhi .

Post Graduate Qualification

  • M.D(OBST & GYNAE) 1979, Delhi University

Additional Qualification

  • Training in Microsurgery Ethicon school of surgery Glasgow
  • Training in Fertility Preservation Sheba Medical School. Tel Aviv Israel.
  • Fellow Of The Indian College Of Obstetrics And Gynaecology.

Other Positions

  • Current positions
  • President Fertility Preservation Society (India)
  • Secretary Asian Society of Fertility Preservation
  • Member AOGD oncology committee
  • Patron PCOS Society India

Past Positions

  • Past President. Indian Fertility Society.
  • Member FIGO Task force
  • Member Endometriosis committee
  • Member of FOGSI infertility committee 2002-3, 2003 -2007, 2008. 2011(Federation of Obstetrics and Gynaecological Societies of India.)
  • Member of the Executive Council of the Indian Society of Assisted Reproduction.
  • Hon.Clinical Secretary ISAR (Indian Society for Assisted Reproduction)2007 – 2009
  • North Zone Co-ordinator ISAR (Indian Society for Assisted Reproduction)2007.
  • Member Infertility Committee AOGD (Association of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists of Delhi) 2007-2009
  • Member Perinatal and fetal medicine committee AOGD 2008- 2009.
  • On Editorial Board of `Obst & Gynae Today
  • On reviewing committee Journal of Human Reproductive Sciences
  • Reviewer International Journal for Infertility & Fetal Medicine
  • Reviewer International Journal of Reproduction, Contraception, Obstetrics and Gynecology (IJRCOG)

Clinical Experience

  • In Private practice since 1983.
  • Gynaecology & Obstetrics
  • Infertility, Endoscopy & Assisted Reproductive Technology
  • Fertility Preservation

International Memberships

  • ASRM (American Society of Reproductive Medicine)
  • ESHRE.(European Society of Human Reproduction)
  • ISFP (International Society for Fertility Preservation)
  • ASFP (Asian Society for Fertility Preservation)


  • Convenor Education committee IFS Guide for Fellows in Reproductive medicine (NOVA IVI Fellowship, IFS fellowship)
  • Invited faculty at all major national conferences.
  • Presented scientific papers at national and international forums.
  • Written original papers
  • Written chapters for a number of books on Reproductive Medicine.
  • Hold Training workshops in ART.

Papers presented at International Conferences

  • Challenges To Offering Fertility Preservation Services In India – ISFP Conference. China 2015. Invited lecture
  • Survey on Gynaecologist Practices and Perceptions Regarding Fertility Preservation in India. ISFP conference China 2015.
  • Efficacy of Vaginal Progesterone Spray (Luton) in creating an adequate transcriptomic signature during the endometrial window of receptivity. ISAR 2016
  • Use of growth hormone in Poor responders. ISAR 2016.
  • Evaluation of ERA for endometrial factor. ESHRE 2015
  • Comparison of reproductive outcome of Day 3 vs. Day 5 transfer of autologous embryos in frozen cycles. ISAR 2016
  • Does Dual Trigger With Gnrh Agonist And Hcg Improve Oocyte Maturity Rates In Ivf? Spain 2015
  • Modified Natural cycle IVF an option in patients with Poor ovarian reserve. China 2013
  • Use of versapoint to correct cervical canal abnormalities in patients with difficult ET. IAGE Sydney. May 2010.
  • Use of Dopamine agonist Cabergoline in patients at risk of Ovarian Hyperstimulation Syndrome. COGI Paris 2008
  • Use Of GnRH Antagonist in IVF Cycles Does Not Lead To Decrease In Pregnancy Rates. IFFS Durban 2007
  • Ultrasound Guided Hysteroscopy. IFFS. Montreal 2004
  • Assisted Follicle Rupture And Insemination (AFRI) And Transfer Of Oocyte To Peritoneal Cavity And (TOPI) – Novel Treatment For LUF. Eshre Madrid 2003
  • Luteal Phase Endometrial Character As An Indicator Of Implantation. Venice 2000
  • Hysteroscopic Tubal Cannulation: Treatment Of Choice In Management Of Proximal Tubal Occlusion. Bolognia. Italy 1999
  • Hysteroscopic Tubal Cannulation For Proximal Tubal Occlusion. ASRM San Fransisco.1998. video presentation
  • British Andrology Meeting.’ Effect of Pentoxyfylline on sperm motility’. 1994.

Recent National Conferences

  • Ovarian activation in POI 2016. Cutting edge Bangalore.
  • Use of Growth hormone in poor responders. IFS 2016
  • Endometrial Transcriptomics in WOI using Luton (progesterone) Vaginal Spray. 2016 ISAR Indore
  • Endometrial Receptivity in LGTB. IFS Pune 2015
  • Use of Cabergolin in the management of OHSS. IFS 2008 Dec Chandhigarh
  • Impact of endometrial cavity fluid on pregnancy rates in IVF. ISAR 2007.
  • DHEA(s) pre-treatment in poor responders. AICOG. Kolkatta 2007 Jan.
  • Treatment of LUF. ICCRM. Mumbai sep 2006.
  • Use of GnRH antagonist in ART. IFS Dec 2007. Delhi.
  • Treatment options in genital Koch’s. ISAR 2006. Pune.
  • Evaluation of two molecular diagnostic tests for genital koch’s. IFS 2005. Dec.
  • Evaluation of DNA-PCR as a diagnostic modality for tubercular Endometritis. GOGS.2005.

Books Edited

  • The effects of cancer therapy on women’s fertility: what do we know now? Future Oncology.
  • Cervical Refashioning for difficult embryo transfer’. JHRS
  • Should mild stimulation be the order of the day’. JHRS
  • Fertility Preservation in Female Cancer Patients – an Overview’ JHRS
  • Endometrial Receptivity Array. JHRS
  • DVT in a patient undergoing IVF-OD – case report JHRS
  • Early OHSS in a patient despite agonist trigger and OHSS prophylaxis – case report. JHRS
  • Does Dual trigger improve oocyte numbers. JHRS
  • The Endometrium in ART – how thin is thin. JHRS

Journal Publications

  • Fertility Preservation: Basic Principles
  • Infertility Investigations
  • FOGSI Focus ‘Stem cell – The miracle Cell’ guest editor
  • Handbook on Infertility’ Guest editor.

Written chapters for

  • The Infertility Manual’ edited by Kamini Rao & Peter Brinsden Chapter: Alternatives to ART
  • Manual of Advanced Infertility Management’ edited by Dr Mehroo Hansotia, Dr Sadhana Desai, Dr Mandakini Parihar Chapter: Patient selection For In-Vitro Fertilization.
  • Role of Endoscopy in the Management of Infertility’ edited by Dr.Shyam Desai Chapter: Hysteroscopy in Infertility
  • Beyond the boundaries of Endoscopic Surgery, Infertility – IVF ‘edited by Dr Prakash Trivedi . Chapter: Endometrial Receptivity
  • Gynaecological Endoscopy and Infertility; edited by Gautam Allahbadia, Rubina Merchant. Chapter: Fertility Assessment Refined.
  • Practical Approach to Infertility Management. Edited by Kanthi Bansal. Chapter: Unexplained Infertility
  • Chapter: Hyperprolactinaemia
  • FOGSI Focus. ‘The modern pill’.Edited by Dr.Mandakini Parihar. Chapter:Pharmacokinetics of progestogens.
  • FOGSI Focus ‘Stem cell – The miracle Cell’ guest editor
  • Polycystic Ovary Syndrome – an update.Edited by Dr.B.N.Chakravarty and Dr.Gita Ganguly.Chapter: Obesity & PCOS.
  • FOGSI Focus on Infertility – PCOS chapter
  • Case reports PCOS – FOGSI Focus
  • IUI complications- FOGSI Focus
  • Chapter on ‘Ovarian hyperstimulation syndrome’
  • Mild Stimulation protocols’
  • Natural Cycle IUI. In ‘INTRA UTERINE INSEMINATION- An Update’ edited by Dr. B. N. Chakravarty & Dr. Gita Ganguly Mukherjee.
  • When to stop Infertility Treatment’?

Organized Conferences & CME’S

  • Annual conference on Fertility Preservation 2014, 2015, 2016
  • IUI workshops 2014, 2015, 2016 thrice in a year.
  • CME ‘ Fertility preservation ‘ May 2014, 2015.
  • ‘ Recent Advances In OBGYN’ August 2006
  • Endoscopy workshop with live relay 18th Aug2006
  • Ultrasound workshop 18th Aug 2006
  • International Congress on Assisted Reproduction Technology & Advances in Infertility Management (2000)
  • Endoscopy workshop live relay
  • IVF – ICSI workshop live relay
  • Annual Congress of the Indian Academy of Human Reproduction ( 1999)
  • National Conference on `New Trends in Infertility Management’ (1997 & 1998)
  • Workshop on IUI 1997, 2001, 2003
  • Conduct regular CME’S for Infertility Training


  • Gold Medal for standing first in 10th board examination. J&K university
  • President’s Gold Medal – standing first in MBBS. Delhi university.
  • Pfizer Gold Medal for Best student in Medicine.
  • Saraswat Chander Silver medal – best candidate MBBS
  • Honours Master’s in ART
  • Best paper presentation for Tubal Cannulation at World Congress at Calcutta in November’97
  • Best paper presentation Embryology –‘ Culture of Zona Free Blastocyst’ ISAR’99.
  • Best paper presentation for ‘Ultrasound Guided Hysteroscopy’. IFS 2005
  • Inca Life Sciences best paper award for short communications 2007 Kolkatta
  • Evaluating the efficacy of hysteroscopic tubal cannulation as a treatment for proximal tubal occlusion.
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  • Director and Head, Center of IVF and Human Reproduction, Sir Ganga Ram Hospital, Since 1987. Past President Indian Fertility Society: 2008 – 2010
  • Attached to Sir Ganga Ram Hospital since 1987 as consultant Obstetrics & Gynaecology and is presently Director and Head of the Centre.


  • President’s Medal’ for best medical graduate 1970 – 75
  • Dr.B.C Roy’s Award’ 1999 for outstanding contribution towards medicine and field of specialty
  • Vikas Ratan Award’ 2002 by Nations economic development & growth society
  • Chikitsa Ratan Award’ 2007 by International Study Circle
  • Life time Medical Excellence Award’ in Obstetrics / Gynecology by Hippocrates foundation 2014
  • Abdul Kalam Gold Medal’ by Global Economic Progress & Research Association 2015


  • Course director of post doctoral Fellowship in Reproductive Medicine by National Board of Examinations since 2007, by Indian Fertility Society since 2014
  • Fellowship in Clinical Embryology by Indian Society of Assisted Reproduction since 2015.
  • Member of editorial board of ‘IVF Worldwide’, peer reviewer for ‘Journal of Human Reproductive Sciences
  • Member of advisory board of ‘Journal of Fertility Science & Research. More than 30 chapters on OB/ GYN books & original articles in indexed journals.

Field of Interest

  • Infertility assisted reproductive techniques, reproductive endocrinology and endoscopic surgery for pelvic resurrection.
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Present Position


Present Position

  • M.D., Fellow ART (Singapore)
  • Formerly Reader, U.C.M.S and G.T.B. Hospital, Delhi
  • Formerly professor, Muzaffarnagar medical college, Muzaffarnagar

Special Achievements

  • More than 30 chapters written Books.
  • Recipient of multiple awards for distinguished services ,prominent being
  • Rajdhani Gaurav samman
  • Life time achievement award
  • Excellence award from FOGSI
  • Appreciation award from IFS
  • Appreciation award from IMA
  • Appreciation award from DMA
  • Excellence award in IVF from TV Today
  • Organized endometriosis summit – highly successful , full one day video workshops at, Delhi, Ahmedabad, Kolkata, Chandigarh and Coimbatore as chairperson endometriosis committee, FOGSI
  • More than 60 half day CME – endometriosis update across India under endometriosis Committee, FOGSI
  • Adolescent endometriosis awareness program  – conducted adolescent awareness school survey all over INDIA, > 250 girls data analyzed and released at AICOG
  • Lead moderator for multiple projects of FOGSI on endometriosis, fibroid, PCOS etc.
  • Organized more than 40 IUI workshops all over India under IFS
  • Organized local, regional and national conferences under the banner of various societies namely IFS, AOGD, NARCHI, EDGF and IMA
  • Organizing secretary for international conference of IFFS 2016
  • Organizing chairperson, FUSION 2020, joint international congress of ESHRE, IFS and ISAR
  • Organized LIVE NATIONAL WORKSHOP on OPU, endoscopy, PGD, IUI, AND Ultrasound under various organizations.
  • Conducted more than 6O CME & 5 One day summits during my tenure as chairperson, Endometriosis Committee, FOGSI.
  • More than 250 invited lectures, Orations, key notes address delivered.
  • Invited speaker at international forum like, ESHRE, IFFS, ASRM, ASPIRE
  • Conducting regular CME and webinars to bring all colleagues at one academic platform to share experience and knowledge.
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Present Position

DGO, MD, FICOG, FIAMS Director & HOD, Southend Fertility & IVF 2, Palam Marg, Vasant Vihar, New Delhi


  • Past President, Indian Fertility Society 2014 -16
  • Chair, Infertility Committee, FOGSI 2014 -16
  • Past President Indian Menopause 2007 -08
  • Associate Editor, SE Asia, Journal of Global Health, IFFS.
  • Member Editorial Board Fertility & Sterility India
  • Member Editorial Board Journal of Reproductive health and Medicine
  • Editorial Board Journal of Fertility Science & Research
  • Past Editor in Chief, Journal of Midlife Health
  • Scientific Collaborator, Reproductive Research Centre, Cleveland Clinic, USA.
  • Member, ICMR Task Force on Genital Tuberculosis



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Present Post

Sr Consultant Obstetrician & Gynaecologist Infertility and ART Specialist Indraprastha Apollo Hospitals, Sarita Vihar, New Delhi, India (Since 1996)

Current Positions

  • President – Indian Fertility Society April 2016 – March 2018
  • Chairperson – North Zone AICC RCOG (UK) 2012-2017
  • Academic Co-ordinator – Dept of Obstetrics & Gynaecology – Indraprastha Apollo Hospitals
    Organizing Chairperson of regular MRCOG Courses (UK Franchised bi-annual) in North India in association with RCOG U

Past Achievements

  • Chairperson – Multidisciplinary Patient Management Committee of AOGD – Year 2014-2016
  • Chairperson – Free Communication Committee and Core Committee Member RCOG World Congress 2014 Hyderabad
  • Vice President – Indian Fertility Society April 2012 – March 2014
  • SECRETARY GENERAL – Indian Fertility Society June 2009 – March 2012
  • Joint Secretary – Indian Fertility Secretary April 2008 – May 2009
  • Vice Chairperson – North Zone AICC RCOG (UK) 2007-2012
  • Organizing Chairperson International Live Videoconference of RCOG UK Course on Maternal medicine – Medical Complications in pregnancy on 10-11 March 2016 at Indraprastha Apollo Hospitals, New Delhi
  • Organizing Chairperson International Live Videoconference of RCOG UK Course in association with Indian Fertility Society on “Subfertility & Reproductive Endocrinology” on 11-12 April, 2016 at Indraprastha Apollo Hospitals, New Delhi
  • Organizing Chairperson International Live Videoconference of RCOG UK Course in association with Indian Fertility Society on “The Assisted Conception Course” on 13-14 April, 2016 at Indraprastha Apollo Hospitals, New Delhi
  • Organizing Chairperson – 28th Annual National Conference of AICC RCOG in New Delhi with 9 pre and post Conference Workshops (28 August to 2 September 2013)
  • Organizing Secretary Fertivision 5 (6,7 February 2010) and Fertivision 7 (16-18 December 2011) – Two National Annual Conferences of Indian Fertility Society.
  • Organized International live Video-Conference of RCOG (UK) – Advance Course on Assisted Conception – 2 days Live relay form London in association with Indian Fertility Society (7 & 8 April 2011) at Indraprastha Apollo Hospitals, New Delhi
  • Organizing Secretary – 24th Annual National Conference of AICC RCOG – 28 Feb to 2 March 2009
    14 years International work experience in OBGY at various hospitals in UK
  • Four years work experience as Sr Infertility & IVF Specialist at Sheffield Fertility Centre & Jessop (Teaching) Hospital for Women under Professor ID cooke & Research Fellow at University of Sheffield UK.
  • More than 100 presentations & invited lectures at various national and international conferences.
  • Several publications in various journals and book chapters.
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Present Position

  • Director Gouri Hospitals Ltd
  • Director, Ridge IVF, New Delhi
  • President elect, Indian Fertility society-2016-2018
  • Member Advisory Board, AOGD
  • Executive member NARCHI
  • Member Executive committee, DGES.
  • Member advisory Board:State Quality Assurance committee, amd MTP advisory committee,Govt.NCT,Delhi

Education and training

  • MBBS: Kurnool Medical College, Andhra Pradesh
  • MD: Safdarjung Hospital, Delhi University

Special achievements

  • Vice President Delhi branch, NARCHI 2001-2003
  • Joint Secretary of Indian Fertitlity Society.2009-2010
  • Secretary General IFS 2012-2014
  • Vice president,IFS 2014-2016
  • Kanak Goel Award from IMA for work in community health
  • Chairman’s Appreciation Award in recognition of Excellent performance in Academic/Organisational activities by IMA AMS:2002
  • Past member of Executive Board of AOGD
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Present Position

  • Director Fertility Research and IVF Centre.

Education and Training

  • Residency at Harvard Medical School
  • New York University Medical Centre
  • Fellowship in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility at New York Medical College

Special Achievements

  • Founder President of Indian Fertility Society
  • Presented papers at various National and International fora.
  • Contributed to several journals.
  • Authored and edited ‘ An atlas of Human Assisted Reproductive Technologies
  • Established the first IVF Centre in Delhi in 1983
  • Delhi’s first IVF baby
  • North India ‘s first baby born after frozen embryo transfer.
  • Web editor of IFS for 5 years
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Present Position

  • Senior Consultant in Obstetrics and Gynecology and Infertility at Sir Gangaram Hospital, New Delhi

Education and training

  • Graduation: LHMC
  • DGO: Bombay. FRCOG and FRCS from England Fellowship at Margaret Sanger, New York

Special achievements

  • Former Director of Kasturba Gandhi Hospital Delhi
  • Former physician to President of India and former consultant for WHO.
  • Member of accreditation Committee of ICMR for Infertility.
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Present Position

  • Director, Matritava Advanced IVF & Training Cenre, Vasant Vihar, New Delhi

Education and Training

  • MD (AIIMS) Delhi
  • Trained for Tubal reconstructive surgery and IVF & Assisted reproduction at Baylor University, Houston, Texas, USA in 1993.
  • Former HOD & Dir Prof and IVF Coordinator IVF & Reproductive Biology Centre, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Maulana Azad Medical College, New Delhi 110002
  • Teaching experience of more than 38 years.

Special Achievements

  • Started low cost IVF at Maulana Azad Medical College, Govt. of NCT of Delhi in 2006.
  • Received State award by Govt. of NCT of Delhi for providing meritorious healthcare in 2003.
  • Awarded Radha Krishnan best Teacher’s Award in 2014.
  • Visiting Professor at Yerevan University, Armenia
  • Dean, Faculty of Medical Sciences, Delhi University 2015 -16
  • Former associate Dean, Maulana Azad Medical College, New Delhi
  • Special invitee for Central Supervisory Board meeting for PC-PNDT, MoHFW, GOI.
  • Member of Interim committee on Health care for the management of WUS Health Centres.
  • UGC assistance for the major research project “Ultrasound versus tactile cannulation in the treatment of proximal tubal obstruction”
  • UGC funded major Project entitled “Correlation of Sub-Clinical Genital Tuberculosis among the women with the In Vitro-Fertilization & Pregnancy Outcome”
  • ICMR funded project entitled “To Study the Psychological Correlates of Infertility and the Impact of Counseling with Yoga – Based Stress Management on the Clinical Pregnancy Rates in Women Undergoing Assisted Reproduction”
  • H&FW, GOI funded project entitled “Evaluation of Gene Xpert as compared to conventional methods in diagnosis of genital TB among infertile women”
  • Vice President FOGSI 2019
  • President, AOGD 2016-17
  • Author of many national, international publications and Chapters in various books.
  • Inspector for MCI, University grants Commission and National Board of Examinations.
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