Obstetrics & Gynaecology

Obstetrics & Gynaecology

About the Department & Specialty:

Established : 2003

Disease Profile Treated :

The department of Obstetrics & Gynaecology at SDM College of Medical Sciences and Hospital, Dharwad was established in 2003.  It is a multispecialty department providing high quality patient care in areas of Antenatal, Intrapartum, Postnatal Care, Family planning welfare, infertility, oncology, urogynecology, adolescent, reproductive tract infection, perimenopausal and postmenopausal problems.  The department brings highly rated clinical services with updated clinical curriculum and advanced trial of research. The vision and mission is to establish a center of excellence for the reproductive health needs of women, train the next generation and be involved in developing research.

The department provides complete obstetric care,  comprehensive family planning, infertility management, prenatal diagnosis, cancer treatment, minimal invasive surgery, menopause management, pelvic floor medicine and reconstructive surgeries.

We take pride in managing high risk pregnancies and offer prenatal diagnosis with ultrasonography, amniocentesis.

Gynecological cancers are managed by performing radical surgeries and chemotherapy. Special clinics are dedicated to oncology, endocrinology, adolescent gynecology and menopause management.

The department also manages maternal and child health care satellite centers where antenatal care is also provided.

Department also conducts cancer screening camps in association with Indian cancer society covering all the nearby villages.

Timings & Holidays
Outpatient (OPD)
Monday to Saturday – 09:00 am to 05:00 pm
Sundays & Public Holidays – Not Available
Emergency – 24*7

Outpatient Services
General OPD:
Timings & Schedule – 8.30 am to 5.00 pm
  • Dr. R. M.Desai
  • Dr. Sahana
  • Dr. Sneha G.S.
  • Dr. Nalla Vijayalaxmi
  • Dr. Purnima
  • Dr. Asha Neravi
  • Dr. Chaitra
  • Dr. Ankita
  • Dr. Kshama
  • Dr. Vidya Kamath
  • Dr. Vrinda Patil
  • Dr. Saniya
  • Dr. Anoop K
  • Dr. Sunilkumar K.S
  • Dr. Seema C.
  • Dr. Vivek H
  • Dr. SunitaT.H.
  • Dr. Sridevi
  • Dr. Deepti
  • Dr. Rameshkumar
  • Dr. Kiran Naik
  • Dr. Ashwini Kollur
Inpatient Services : General Ward Admissions
  • Antenatal care
  • Postnatal care
  • Comprehensive abortion care
  • Multiple pregnancies
  • Previous LSCS
  • Threatened preterm labour
  • Fetal growth restriction
  • Current pregnancy loss
  • Elderly pregnancy
  • Rh negative pregnancy
  • Post dated pregnancy
  • Molar pregnancy
  • AUB
  • Adenomyosis
  • Endometriosis
  • Irregular cycles
  • Fibroid uterus
  • Infertility
  • PID
  • PMB
  • Uterus Prolapse
  • Amenorrhea
  • STDs
  • Vaginal infection
  • Dysmenorrhea
  • Urogenital disorders
  • Gynecological cancers
Inpatient Services : HDU
  • Hypertensive disorders in pregnancy
  • Hypoglycemia in pregnancy
  • APH
  • Anaemia in pregnancy
  • Cardiac disease in pregnancy
  • Jaundice in pregnancy
  • Coagulation disorders in pregnancy.
  • Haematological disorders in pregnancy
  • Postpartum haemorrhage
  • Postpartum sepsis
  • Ectopic pregnancy
Inpatient Services : Intensive Care Unit
  • Eclampsia
  • Postpartum haemorrhage
  • Cardiac disease in pregnancy
  • DIC
  • Ruptured ectopic pregnancy in shock
  • Complicated abortions
  • MODS
  • Sepsis
Inpatient Services : Emergency
  • Eclampsia
  • PPH
  • Ruptured Ectopic Pregnancy
  • Antepartum haemorrhage
  • Uterine inversion
  • Uterine rupture
  • DIC in shock
Surgeries : Diagnostic Services
  • Pap smear
  • HPV DNA testing
  • Colposcopy
  • HSG
  • SSG
  • Amniocentesis
  • Cervical biopsy
  • Endometrial biopsy
  • Saline sono-salpingography
  • Endocervical curettage
  • Vulvar biopsy
  • LEEP biopsy
Surgeries : Uterine Surgeries
  • Myomectomy
  • Rudimentary horn excision
  • Adenomyomectomy
  • Hysteroscopy ( open/vaginal/Lap)
  • Abdominal sacral colpopexy
  • Sling operations
  • Cervical encirclage
  • Surgeries for uterine/ ovarian cancers
Surgeries : Ovarian Surgeries
  • Ovarian cystoscopy
  • Surgeries for ovarian torsion
Surgeries : Laparoscopic and Hysteroscopic Surgeries
  • Caesarean section.
Surgeries : Vaginal Surgeries
  • Vaginal hysterectomy
  • Fothergills’ operation
  • Latzko procedure
  • Sui, vvf repair
  • Lefort’s colpocleisis
  • Trans obturator tape insertion
  • Rectovaginal fistula repair
Surgeries : Tubal Surgeries
  • Adenomyosis
  • Surgery for ectopic gestation
  • Tubal occlusion
  • Tubal recanalization

  • General ward :
    i) Beds Availability:
    — Gynaecology Ward
    — Obstetrics Ward
    ii) Staff Availability:
    — Clinical Assistants
    — Resident Doctor
    — Nursing Staff
    — Supporting Staff
  • Special Ward :
    i) Bed Availability
    ii) Staff Availability:
    — Clinical Assistants
    — Resident Doctor
    — Nursing Staff
    — Supporting Staff
  • High dependency Unit :
    i) Beds Availability
    ii) Staff Availability :
    — Clinical Assistants
    — Resident Doctor
    — Nursing Staff
    — Supporting Staff
  • Labour room:
    i) Bed Availability
  • O2 humidifier
  • Monitor bed
  • Pulse oximeter
  1. Dr. Rathnamala M Desai, Principal &Professor elected for the 2nd time as national president of FPA India and has been honoured as effective principal -2023.
  2. Recognised as “trainer emeritus” national core trainer for subdermal contraceptive implants.
  3. Country coordinator for India – Geneva foundation for medical education and research.  Member of technical resource group for comprehensive abortion care and implants – MOHFW GOI.
  4. Dr. Asha Neravi and Dr. Sahana – advance Gynae endoscopy.
  5. Dr. Sunilkumar K.S. and Dr. Rameshkumar — national faculties at Lap and urogynaecology workshop.
  6. Dr. Sunita  T.H. and Dr. Kiran Naik best volunteers of FPAI, Dharwad.
  7. Dr.  Leena Kamat, Dr. Suma Moni and Dr. Mridula Patil  – trained in ART.
  8. Dr. Vrinda Patil and Dr. Vivek Hoskeri  —  trained in Fetal Medicine.
  9. Dr. Saniya, Dr. Ashwini, Dr.  Ankita Patil & Dr. Kshama – trained in minimally invasive surgery.
  10. Dr. Seema Chigateri – underwent Hysteroscopy training.
  11. Dr. Seema underwent online training course in Research Methodology, Research Protocol Development And Scientific Writing from The Geneva Foundation for Medical Education and research.
  12. Dr. Chaitra Kulkarni-  best poster award at state conference and she has bagged 1st prize in  quiz at state conference.
  13. Dr. Rameshkumar is elected as President of HDOGS.
  14. Dr. Sahana Naik as Secretary of HDOGS.
  15. Dr. Kiran Naik as treasurer of HDOGS.

Our Experts

Dedicated to your health and well-being