Dr. Hrishikesh D. Pai did his fellowship in Reproductive Biology from the University of Melbourne Australia and has more than 13 years of experience in the field of In vitro fertilization. He has been active in setting up the first Assisted Laser Hatching Unit in India. He has also assisted in establishing many In vitro fertilization units all over the country.
Gynaecologist, and Head of IVF Unit
QUALIFICATION & EXPERIENCE OF DR HRISHIKESH D PAI
M.D., F.C.P.S., F.I.C.O.G. MSc (USA)
Research Fellow in Reproductive Biology, Royal Womens’ Hospital, Melbourne, Australia. One Year 1989-1990
Delegate, Workshop on Advanced Hysteroscopic Surgery, Royal Womens’ Hospital, Melbourne, Australia, 1990
Clinical Observer, National University Hospital, Singapore, 1990
Observer, ART & Micromanipulation training University of Ghent, Belgium, 1995
Chairman at the Serono International symposium on Gonadotrophins, Nairobi , Kenya.
Chairman at the Serono International symposium on Gonadotrophins ,Cairo, Egypt.
Observer at Sayoy Medical Centre, Lousiana, U.S.A in the field of Urogynaecology 2007.
Advanced Infertility training in Monza, Italy 2009
Infertility updates in Portugal and China 2009.
AWARDS WON BY DR HRISHIKESH D PAI
Best Intern’s Prize, G S Medical college , Mumbai University 1983
MD Gold Medallist, University of Mumbai, 1985
Herculean Desa prize for the best thesis 1986
Best paper prize at the All India conference 2001.
Rajiv Gandhi Rashtriya Ekta Award , 2002.(Presented at Teen Murti Bhavan, at the hands of Shree Buta Singh).
Best Doctor’s Award, Indian Medical association (Mumbai west).
Nav Shakti Paper Award in 2008, for yeomen service in the field of Medicine presented at the hands of Chief Minister of Maharashtra Shri Vilasrao Deshmukh
Jai Hind College Alumni Association prize 2008 for excellence in Medicine presented at the hands of Finance Minister of Maharashtra Shri Jayant Patil
Mumbai Obstetrics & Gynaecological Society (MOGS)
Life Member since 1984
Patron since 1998
Member of Managing Committee since 1991
Member of Executive Committee since 2000
Currently President – MOGS
Federation of Obstetrics & Gynaecological Societies of India (FOGSI)
Life Member since 1984
Senior Vice President FOGSI for the year 2005 – 2006
Chairman Genetics & Fetal Medicine Committee FOGSI (2002-06)
Member of FOGSI Food & Drugs & Medicosurgical Equipment Committee 1995-1999
Member of Imaging science committee, FOGSI
Member of the Genetics & fetal Medicine committee 1997-2001
Representative of MOGS to FOGSI, 2000-2002.
American Society of Reproductive Medicine (ASRM)
European Society of Human Reproduction (ESHRE)
Indian Society of Assisted Reproduction (ISAR)
Indian Society of Human Reproduction (IAHR)
Indian Federation of Ultrasound, Medicine & Biology (IFUMB)
National Association of Voluntary Sterilisation
Middle east Fertility Society(MEFS)
Dr. Hrishikesh D. Pai Contributed chapters to the following books:
Chapter on Adolescent contraception. Adolescent Gynaecology (FOGSI) Editor Dr Usha Krishna 1990.
Chapter on GIFT. (FOGSI) Editors Dr Hansotia & Dr Sheriar
Manual of Food & Drugs & Medicosurgical Equipment Committee, FOGSI. Editor Dr S Nargolkar
Chapter on “GnRh Analogues” .Reproductive Endocrinology : A clinical approach, 2nd Ed. (FOGSI) Editor Dr Vandana Walvekar.2002
Manual on Genetics & Fetal Medicine (FOGSI); Editor. Dr Hrishikesh Pai 2003
Chapter on “Miscarriage & Ectopic pregnancy following ART”. Practical Approach to Infertility Management. Editor Dr Kanthi Bansal. 2003.
Chapter on ‘Instrumentation’ in the book “Manual of Hysteroscopy 2004’ released at the World Congress on Practical Infertility Management and Human Reproduction 2004
Editor of the manual on Assisted Reproductive Techniques, a publication of the Federation of Obstetrics and Gynaecological Society of India
Chapter on “Recombinant FSH in Ovulation Induction, in the 2nd Edition , “The Infertility Manual” Editor Dr. Kamini Rao
Chapter in the book” Controversies in Obstetrics, Gynaecology and Infertility” by Dr. Alka Kriplani.
Chapter in the book, “Atlas of Human Assisted Reproductive Technology” Editor Dr. Mangala Telang
Chapter on , ‘Instrumentation in Hysteroscopy’ in the book “Manual of New Drugs and Instrumentation” Editor Dr. Rishma Pai
Chapter in the book, ‘Progress in Reproductive Endocrinology”(Vol.1),FOGSI, Contributors for the Chapter on “Egg & Embryo Donation”
Chapter in the book, Optimizing IVF Results, FOGSI, Contributors for the Chapter on “ Transvaginal Foetal Reduction- an effective Technique for handling multifoetal Pregnancy”
Practical Approach to Infertility Management, Contributors for the Chapter on “Oocyte & Embryo donation Programmes” Editor: Kanti Bansal
Advanced Infertility Management, FOGSI, Contributors for the Chapter on “Intracytoplasmic Sperm Injection – A New Treatment for severe Male Factor Infertility.” Editor: Mehroo Hansotia
Dysfunctional Uterine Bleeding-An Update, FOGSI, Contributors for the Chapter on “Transcervical Endometrial Resection: Current Status”
IUI Manual – AMOGS, Solapur – Editors for the Manual Co- editor for the chapter on “Factors Influencing Pregnancy Rates.”
IUI Manual – AOGS, Akola Ob/Gy Society, Editors for the Manual Co- editor for the chapter on “Factors Influencing Pregnancy Rates.”
“Controversies in Obstetrics, Gynaecology & Infertility” Co-Editor for the chapter on “Intracytoplasmic Sperm Injection”
Controversies in Obstetrics, Gynaecology & Infertility” Co-Editor for the chapter on “Egg and Embryo Donation”
Chapter on FOGSI & Corporates in FOGSIANISM –published – Perinatology committee FOGSI.
Manual on ART – Co-Editors & Contributors for the Manual
Manual of Hysteroscopy – Co-Editors & Contributor for the Manual and Contributor for the Chapter on “Office Hysteroscopy.”
Manual on ART, at the 2nd World Congress on Practical Infertility Management & Human Reproduction (2005), Co-Editor & Contributor for the Manual.
Manual on ART, at the World Congress on Practical Infertility Management & Human Reproduction(2004), Co Editor & Contributors for the Manual
Manual of Hysteroscopy, at the World Congress on Practical Infertility Management & Human Reproduction(2004), Co-Editor & Contributor for the Manual and contributor for the Chapter on “Office Hysteroscopy”.
SAFOG Journal, Chapter on “Cervical Ectopic Pregnancy- A case report”
Chapter on ‘Lasers in Human Reproduction’ in the book Principles & Practice of Obstetrics & Gynecology for Postgraduates. 3rd Edition, Editors Pankaj Desai, Narendra Malhotra
Chapter on Intra-Cytoplasmic Sperm Injection – for severe male infertility in the book Beyond the boundaries of Endoscopic Surgery, Infertility-IVF, Practical Sonography, Colour Doppler. Editor-Dr. Prakash Trivedi.
Contributed a chapter on ‘Transvaginal Foetal Reduction- A Effective Technique for Handling Multifoetal Pregnancy.’’Edotor Kiran D Sekher
Chapter on Transcervical Endometrial Resection: current Status’ in the book Dysfunctional Uterine Bleeding –An Update. Editor CN Purandare
Chapter on ‘Vaginosonographic Tubal Cannulation’ in the book ’Transvaginal Sonography in Infertility. Vol I Edited by Gautam Allahabadia
Chapter on ‘Vaginosonographic tubal Canulation’ in the book’Transvaginal Sonography in Infertility. Vol II Edited by Gautam Allahabadia
Chapter on ‘Émbryo Transfer Technique’In the book ‘Labaratory Manual in Assisted Reproductive Technology’ edited by Kamini Rao
Chapter on Óocyte Freezing and Ovarian Tissue Freesing’in the book Frozen Life – A Comprehensive Manual of Cryobiology for Assisted Reproduction and Stem Cells, Edited by Pankaj Talwar
Chapter on ‘Vitrification of Human Embryos’ in the book Frozen Life – A Comprehensive Manual of Cryobiology for Assisted Reproduction and Stem Cells, Edited by Pankaj Talwar
Chapter on ‘Lets learn about ÍUI’in the book Infertility Management Made Easy, edited by Sushma Deshmukh.
Chapter – ‘Vitrification of day 3 embryos improves the post thaw pregnancy rates’- Reprioductive Medicine and Surgery published at eh 15th World Congress on In Vitro Fertilization at Geneva
Chapter on “Recombinant FSH in Ovulation Induction, in the 3rd Edition , “The Infertility Manual” Editor Dr. Kamini Rao
Chapter ‘Reproductive Performance After Hysteroscopic Metroplasty in Women with Primary Infertility and Septate Uterus,’ in the First Journal of Gynecological Endoscopy and Surgery.
Chapter ‘Role of Hysteroscopy Prior to Assisted Reproduction Techniques,’ in the First Journal of Gynecological Endoscopy and Surgery.
Founder Editor of the First Journal of Gynaecological Endoscopy and Surgery, the Official Journal of the Indian Association of Gyanecological Endoscopists.
As the President of the Indian of Gynaecological Endoscopists, the First Newsletter of the Indian Association of Gyanecological Endoscopists’
Article on ‘Tubotal Anastamoses’in the Fogsi Focus on Needles, Sutures & Knots.
Study on “Role of Pre ART Hysteroscopy” contributed by Dr. Hrishikesh Pai for the IAGE Journal,2009
An article, ‘ A Case of Massive Mucinous Ovarian Cystadenoma in a 13 – year –old Perimenarccheal Girl in Journal, ‘Current Medical Trends 2008; 12: 2278-80)
Chapter on Antiphospholipid Syndrome in the book ‘Recurrent Pregnancy Loss’ Editor: Kamini Rao, Elseiver publication
Chapter on “Embryo Transfer” in the book ‘Update on Infertility’ edited by Sadhana Desai
Chapter on “Microwave Endometrial Ablation” in the book ‘Update on Infertility’ edited by Sadhana Desai
Chapter on ‘Microwave Uterine Ablation’ in the book ‘Dysfunctional Uterine Bleeding – An Update’ Editor: C N Purandare
Author of , ‘A Complimentary Booklet on Prenatal Diagnosis and Preimplantation Genetic Diagnosis’ a publication of the Genetics and Fetal Medicine committee of FOGSI
Article on ‘Oral Contraceptives and IVF’ in the Fogsi Focus on Combined Hormonal Contraceptives – An Update
Chapter on Intra –Uterine Insemination – A Gynaecologist’s Perspective’, in the book Beyond the boundaries of Endoscopic Surgery, Infertility-IVF, Practical Sonography, Colour Doppler. Editor-Dr. Prakash Trivedi.
Chapter on ‘Oocyte Donation, Embryo Donation and Surrogacy’ in the book Beyond the boundaries of Endoscopic Surgery, Infertility-IVF, Practical Sonography, Colour Doppler. Editor-Dr. Prakash Trivedi.
Member, Indian Health Organization – Main activity AIDS Prevention
Member of Rotary Club of Mid-city, 1985 to 1995
Community Service & Vocational Guidance Chairperson, Rotary Club of Mid-city, Mumbai
INVITED SPEAKER / FACULTY
1st Annual Conference of Pune OB/GYN Society, Pune, 1992
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