Medical Professional with over 25 years expertise in Assisted Reproductive Techniques, Dr Gautam Nand Allahbadia is Consultant Reproductive Endocrinology & IVF at the MMC Millennium Medical Center (www.mmcivf.com), Bourn Hall Fertility Centre, Canadian Specialist Hospital & Dr Amal IVF Center, Dubai, UAE as well as founder and mentor at Rotunda-The Center For Human Reproduction, the world-renowned infertility clinic at Bandra, Mumbai, India.
Dr. Gautam Allahbadia is a noted world authority on ultrasound guided embryo transfers and one of the pioneers in third party reproduction in South-East Asia. He has over 125 peer-reviewed publications to his credit and is on the Editorial Board of several International Journals.
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.
Dr. Gautam Allahbadia Mumbai was responsible for India’s first trans-ethnic surrogate pregnancy involving a Chinese couple’s baby delivered by an unrelated Indian surrogate mother. He also has to his credit India’s first Same-Sex Couple pregnancy and delivery of twins.
Dr. Gautam Allahbadia has had quite a prolific career – he has authored over 150 scientific papers, 135 book chapters and 31 textbooks, the latest of which is a comprehensive text, entitled “Textbook of assisted Reproduction”.
Dr. Gautam Allahbadia 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.
Dr. Gautam Allahbadia Mumbai is 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 has 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. Allahbadia has recently been elected 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 recently nominated as “Mumbai’s Top Doc” for 2012 by a peer nomination process.