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Dr. Hrishikesh D. Pai M.D., F.C.P.S., F.IC.O.G., MSc (USA) has been in the field of IVF since 26 years. He did his one year fellowship in Reproductive Biology from the University of Melbourne Australia, in 1989. He is the scientific director of Two IVF units in Mumbai- 'The Babies & Us' Fertility, IVF & ICSI Centre at Opera House & 'The Advanced Fertility Centre' At the Lilavati Hospital, Bandra. He is one of the pioneers in the field of Micromanipulation in India. His was the third unit in India to have started the procedure of Micromanipulation- ICSI in 1996 in Mumbai.

He has received training in Preimplantation genetics at the two leading institutes in the world-the Verlinsky unit in Chicago & the Az Vub in Brussels. His unit was the third unit in India to have started Preimplantation genetics diagnosis in 1998. 

He has also been instrumental in establishing the first Assisted Laser Hatching Unit in India. The unit has delivered one of the first few laser hatched twins in India in the year 1999. He has helped to start many IVF units all over India-Guwahati, Jullandar, Raipur, Kakinada, Nagarcoil, Amritsar, Vijaywada, Allahabad, Kanpur to name a few. 

CURRENT APPOINTMENTS:
  • Gynaecologist, and Head of IVF Unit, Lilavati Hospital, Mumbai
  • Gynaecologist, Fortis La Femme Hospital, New Delhi,
  • Gynaecologist and Head IVF Unit: D.Y.Patil Medical College, Navi Mumbai
  • Vice President - Indian Society of Assisted Reproduction (2008-2010)
  • Treasurer of the FOGSI- The Federation of Obstetric and Gynaecological Societies of India 2009-2012
  • Adjunct Asst Prof in Clinical Embryology & Andrology at E. Virginia Medical School, Norfolk, USA 2008 -2010
  • Assistant Honorary Professor – Dr. D. Y. Patil Medical College, Mumbai University (14 years)
  • Assistant Honorary Consultant, K. Bhabha Municipal General Hospital from 1991 till 2007
  • Post Graduate Teacher in Gynecology at the DNB examinations National Board New Delhi
  • Senior Vice-President: Federation of Obstetric and Gynaecological Societies of India (2006)
  • President - Indian Association of Gynaecological Endoscopists (2007-2009)
  • President of Mumbai Obstetrics & Gynaecological Society (2008-2009)
  • Founder & Executive Editor: Journal of Gynecological Endoscopy and Surgery 2009-2010
INVITED SPEAKER / FACULTY :
  • 1st Annual Conference of Pune OB/GYN Society, Pune, 1992
  • ART Seminar, LTMMC & Sion Hospital, Mumbai, 1992
  • Clinical Meeting & Symposium, Coimbatore OB/GYN Society, 1993
  • Clinical Meeting OB/GYN Society, Agra, 1993
  • Clinical Meeting OB/GYN Society, Guwahati, 1993
  • Clinical Meeting Indian Medical Association, Ratlam, 1993
  • Workshop on Advanced Hysteroscopy, Rajawadi Hospital, Mumbai, 1993
  • Clinical Meeting OB/GYN Group, Jallandhar, 1994
  • Clinical Meeting Indian Medical Association, Hubli, 1994
  • First National Congress on Assisted Reproduction & Advances in Infertility Management, Mumbai, 1994
  • Madhya Kerala Conference, Cochin, Kerala, 1995
  • 3rd Gujarat State IAHR Conference, Surat OB/GYN Society, Surat, 1995
  • International Conference on Gynaecological Endoscopy, Mumbai, 1995
  • National IAHR Conference, Kasturba Medical College, Manipal, 1996
  • National Update, IAHR Conference in Hyderabad, 1996
  • Clinical Meeting, Kathmandu OB/GYN Society, Nepal, 1996
  • Clinical Meeting, Sanjay Gandhi Post Graduate Institute, Patna 1996
  • Symposium, Gauri Hospitals Pvt. Ltd., New Delhi, 1996
  • All India Congress of the Federation of Obstetrics & Gynaecological Societies of India, Pune, 1996
  • Annual Conference, Thanjavur OB/GYN Society, Thanjavur, 1996
  • Symposium, College of Physicians & Surgeons, Mumbai, 1996
  • Frontiers of Gyn. Endocopy for the next millennium, Mumbai, 1997
  • World Congress on Labour & Delivery, Mumbai 1997
  • 26th Annual Conference of Mumbai OB/GYN Society, Mumbai, 1998
  • 42nd All India Conference of OB/GYN, Hyderabad, 1998
  • 13th Annual AMOGS conference, Mumbai, 1999
  • Advances in Prenatal & Postnatal Genetic Disease Diagnosis, Jaipur, 1999
  • 28th Annual Conference of Indian Medical Association, Mumbai
  • Endoscopy & Advanced Management, Dept. of OB/GYN., Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, 1999
  • 17th National Conference, Society of Reproductive Biology & Comparative Endocrinology, Surat, 1999
  • Clinical Meeting, Indian Medical Association, Mumbai, 1999
  • National Conference Gynaecological Endoscopy in 2000, Goa, 1999
  • Clinical Meeting, Allahabad Obstetrics & Gynaecological Society, Allahabad, 2000
  • Annual Conference, Baroda Obstetrics & Gynaecological Society, Baroda, 2000
  • Clinical Meeting, Nasik Obstetrics & Gynaecological Society, 2000
  • Clinical Meeting, Nagpur Obstetrics & Gynaecological Society, 2000
  • Annual Conference, Mahim-Dharavi Medical Association, Mumbai, 2000
  • Annual Conference, Malad Medical Association, Mumbai, 2000
  • National Conference on Assisted Reproduction in Y2K, Goa, 2000
  • 3rd Indo-German Endoscopic Workshop, Kanpur, 2000
  • Emergency Obstetrics Management that saves lives, Mumbai, 2000
  • Social Issues influencing Reproductive Health, FPAI, Mumbai, 2000
  • Clinical Meeting Southern India Obstetrics & Gynecological Society, Chennai,2001
  • Conference organized by, Madras Medical Mission, Chennai 2001
  • Conference at the Rao hospital, Coimbatore, 2001.
  • Annual Conference of Indian Society Of assisted Reproduction, Ooty, 2002.
  • Annual Conference of Indian Association of Human Reproduction, Cochin, 2002.
  • Annual Conference AOFOG, Banglaore, 2002.
  • Workshop on Human Genetics, Mumbai Obstetrics & Gynecological society, 2002
  • Giant Strides in Gynecological endoscopy, Indian Association of Gynecological endoscopists, Mumbai 2002.
  • Clinical Meeting, Jaipur Obstetrics & Gynecological Society, Jaipur
  • Clinical Meeting , Kolhapur Obstetrics & Gynecological Society, Kolhapur, 2002
  • Keynote Address on PCOD, Annual Conference of association of Maharashtra Obstetrics & Gynecological Societies AMOGS, Sholapur,2002
  • Faculty Asia Oceana Conference of Obstetrics & Gynecology, Banglore, 2002
  • Guest speaker, Annual Mahim Dharavi medical association, Mumbai, 2002.
  • Guest Speaker, Annual suburban IMA Conference, Mumbai, 2002.
  • Guest speaker, Annual Thane Medical association Conference, 2002.
  • Guest speaker, a Conference, Jodhpur. 2002.
  • Guest speaker, Annual conference of Jallandhar Gynecological Society.
  • Invited speaker, 46 the Annual All India Conference on Obstetrics & Gynecology, Bangalore, 2003.
  • Convener of Genetics workshop, 46 the AICOG, Banglore,2003
  • Invited speaker, Practice 2003, Mumbai, 2003.
  • Invited speaker, Pune OBGYN Society & IAGE regional conference, Pune,2003.
  • Invited speaker at the Annual CME Pune OBGYN Society, Pune, 2003.
  • Invited Panelist, Endoscopy conference, Ruby Hall, Pune, 2003.
  • Guest Lecture All Karnataka State Conference, Manipal, 2003.
  • Guest speaker, Annual Conference of Indore OBGYN Society, Indore,2003.
  • Guest speaker at the East Zone Yuva FOGSI , Bhubhaneshwar,2003.
  • Guest speaker ISOPARB Conference , AIIMS, New Delhi,2003.
  • Guest speaker 20thAnnual Conference of OBGYN Societies of South India, Chennai,2003.
  • Guest speaker, Annual conference of Association of OBGYN societies of Maharashtra, Solapur, 2003.
  • Guest speaker & Faculty, International Conference organized by, FOGSI, Mumbai,2003.
  • Invited speaker, Annual South Asian Federation of Obstetrics & Gynaecology (SAFOG) Conference,Mumbai,2003.
  • Invited Speaker, Annual Conference of Indian Association of Gynaecological Endoscopists, Cochin, 2003
  • Invited speaker, at the 47th AICOG held at Agra, 2004.
  • Invited Panelist, at the 47th AICOG, Agra,2004.
  • Invited faculty, Precongress workshop on IUI , 47th AICOG, Agra,2004.
  • Invited Faculty, AIDS Committee workshop, 47th AICOG, Agra,2004.
  • Invited speaker at The Annual Conference All Maharashtra OBGYN Societies, AMOGS, Jalgaon, 2004.
  • Invited speaker, All Karnataka State conference, Manipal, 2004.
  • Invited speaker, All Gujarat Annual Conference, SAGOG, Ahmedabad, 2004.
  • Invited speaker, ICOG workshop, Satara OBGYN Society, Satara, 2004.
  • Invited speaker, Shan Ratnam trust & OGSSI, Chennai, 2004.
  • Invited speaker, Annual conference All Kerala OBGYN Societies, Kottayam, 2004.
  • Guest speaker, Clinical meeting, Jaipur OBGYN Society, Jaipur, 2004.
  • Guest speaker, Annual conference, ISOPARB, Patna, 2004.
  • Invited speaker, Annual conference, Lucknow OBGYN Society, Lucknow, 2004.
  • Invited faculty & speaker, Indian association of Gynaecological endoscopists, Pune, 2004.
  • Invited speaker, Samad IVF, Trivendrum, 2004.
  • Invited speaker, IAHR, Calicut, 2004.
  • Invited speaker, Annual conference, Madurai OBGYN Society, Madurai,2004.
  • Invited speaker, Endocong Goa, IAHR, Goa, 2004.
  • Invited speaker, Patna OBGYN Society, Kathmandu, Nepal, 2004.
  • Invited speaker, Annual OBGYN conference, Aurangabad, 2004.
  • Invited speaker, East zone Yuva FOGSI, Guwahati, 2004
  • Invited faculty, Ultrasound workshop, East zone yuva FOGSI, Guwahati,2004.
  • Invited speaker, Annual conference of OBGYN societies of MP, Indore, 2004.
  • Guest speaker, Annual Conference of ISAR, Jodhpur, 2004.
  • Invited faculty, Hysteroscopic workshop, Baroda OBGYN society, Baroda, 2004.
  • Invited speaker, Annual conference of Baroda OBGYN Society, Baroda, 2004.
  • Invited speaker and at the International conference High Risk Pregnancy and Labour in Mumbai organized by the Mumbai Obstetric & Gynaecological Society
  • Invited faculty and speaker at the International conference of the ISGE ‘Beyond the Horizon – the Uterus and the More’ organized by the Indian Association of Gynaecological Endoscopists
  • Invited faculty and speaker at the SOCOG 2005 conference held by the Jamnagar Obgyn society.
  • The chairperson helped organize a crash course for post graduate students at Mumbai which was much appreciated by them as a very practical course.
  • Participated and gave talks at the Yuva FOGSI west zone conference in Pune in Oct. 2005.
  • Organized a conference in Gynaecology for the Mumbai Obstetrics and Gynaecological Society in Mumbai in Dec 2005.
  • The committee is conducting a workshop at the AICOG conference at Cochin. Jan 2006
  • Invited as a faculty and speaker at the AICOG conference held in Cochin in Jan 2006
  • Invited faculty at the 1st National congress on “Progress and Challenges in Gynaec Endoscopy conference to be held in Ahmedabad in Feb 2006
  • Invited faculty and speaker the International conference to be held in March 2006 in Pune
  • Organize Annual conference of Obst and gynaec of the Mumbai Obstetrics and Gynaecological Endoscopists in Mumbai.
  • Invited faculty and speaker at the Annual Conference of the Indian Association of Gynaecological Endoscopists to be held in April 2006 in New Delhi
  • Invited speaker at the AICOG conference held in Cochin in Jan 2006
  • Invited speaker at the 8th National Conference of ISPAT 2006
  • Invited speaker at the annual conference of the ISAR held in Bangalore in February 2006.
  • Invited speaker at the 20th annual Conference of Association of Maharashtra Obstetric and Gynecological Societies, Loni Ahmednagar in February 2006.
  • Invited speaker at the 34th annual conference of the Mumbai Obstetric and Gyanecological Society in Mumbai in March 2006.
  • Invited speaker at the ICI International conference held in Pune in March 2006
  • Invited speaker at the ICOG CME organized by the Aurangabad Obstetric and Gynaec Society in March 2006 in Aurangabad.
  • Invited speaker at the YUVA FOGSI West Zone Conference –Navi Mumbai in April 2006.
  • Invited speaker at the “Minimally Invasive Gynaecology update” organized by the Mumbai Obstetric and Gynaecological Society held in April 2006 in Mumbai.
  • Invited speaker at the conference “Medical Disorders in Pregnancy” organized by the Mumbai Obstetrics and Gynaecological Society in April 2006.
  • Invited speaker at the Annual Conference of the Indian Association of Gyanecological Endoscopists held in Delhi in April 2006.
  • May 06, Invited speaker at the CME on Medico Legal Aspects of Obstetrics and Gynaecology organized by the MOGS, FOGSI and ICOG.
  • June 06: Participated in the ESHREE 2006 conference held in Prague
  • July 06: Invited speaker for the Workshop on “Obstetrics & Gynaec Infertility & endometriosis” organized by the Obst & gynaec Society of Hyderabad.
  • July 06: Guest lecture on “ICSI – An Over View” at FOGSI South Zone Yuya Congress in Chennai.
  • July 06: Invited speaker at the “ One Day endometriosis” Conference in Kolkatta organized by the Endometriosis Society of India
  • Aug 06: Invited speaker at the conference on “Recent Advances in Obgyn organized by FOGSI.
  • Aug 06: Panel discussion at the conference organized by the All India Institute of Medical Sciences.
  • Sept 06: Invited speaker / chairperson at “The International Conference on Controversies in Reproductive Medicine – Consensus in Clinical Practice organized by FOGSI, MOGS.
  • Invited speaker at the FOGSI, IIIrd Satellite conference in Bhopal held in Oct 2006
  • Invited speaker at the Yuva Fogsi conference in Meerut held in Oct 2006
  • Oct 2006. Invited speaker at the Nidus 2006 Gynaecology conference “Widening Horizon – Snapshots” held in Dubai
  • Oct 2006: Invited speaker at a conference held in Egypt
  • Nov 2006: Invited speaker at the conference held in Japan
  • Dec 2006 Invited speaker at the SOCOG 2006 conference held in Bharuch organized by the Bharuch Obgyn Society.
  • Feb 07 – Invited speaker at the Yuva Fogsi conference held in Gurgaon.
  • Invited speaker at the National Conference held in New Delhi
  • Invited speaker at the AICOG 2007 conference held in Kolkata.
  • Invited speaker at the ISAR conference in Chandigarh in Feb 07
  • Invited speaker at the IAGE 2006 conference held at Ahmedabad in June 2007
  • Sept 2007- Invited speaker at the conference of the Indian Society for Assisted Reproduction held in Bangalore.
  • Oct 2007- Invited speaker at the , “International Congress on Controversies on Management of Advanced Reproductive Care , IC -MARC 2007” held at Manipal.
  • Oct 2007 – Invited speaker at the North zone Workshop & Symposium – Update on Endoscopy & Infertility” organized by the Indian Association of Gynaecological Endoscopists.
  • Dec 2007 – Invited speaker at the ISAR West Zone 2007 conference held in Navi Mumbai in Dec 2007
  • Dec 2007. Invited speaker at the, “ Infertility – An update for Every Gynaecologists” for the Mumbai Obstetrics and Gynaecological Society held in Mumbai
  • Jan 2008. Invited speaker at the 36th Annual Conference of the Mumbai Obstetrics & Gynaecological Society held in Mumbai.
  • Invited speaker at the AICOG conference held in New Delhi in Feb 2008.
  • Feb 2008. Invited speaker at the North Zone Symposium on Endoscopy & Infertility organized by the Indian Association of Gynaecological Endoscopists at Jalandhar
  • March 2008. Invited speaker at the ISAR East zone conference in Bhubaneshwar.
  • April 2008. Invited speaker at the Annual conference of the Indian Association of Gynaecological Endoscopists held at Guwahati.
  • June 2008: Organized a conference, ‘Pregnancy & Labour – Making the Journey Safe’ for the Mumbai Obstetrics and Gynaecological Society to be held in Mumbai.
  • Aug 2008 Invited speaker at the IAGE workshop at Jodhpur , Allahabad
  • Oct 2008 Invited speaker at the Worksop on Endoscopy organized by the IAGE held at Pune.
  • Nov 2008 Organized the 3rd World Congress on Practical Infertility Management 7 Human Reproduction held at Mmbai.
  • Dec 2008 Invited speaker at the IAGE Regional Conference held at Delhi
  • Feb 2009 Invited speaker at the GET 2009 Conference held at Chennai.
  • March 2009 Organizing Chairperson of the Annual Conference of the Mumbai Obstetrics and Gynaecological Society.
  • June 2009 Invited speaker at the IAGE 2009 Annual conference of the Indian Association of Gynaecological Endoscopists held at Hyderabad.
  • August 09 , Guest Lecture at International Conference on IVF Geneva on Vitrification
  • Speaker at the MOGS, 3rd Outreach programme on Gynaecologic Endoscopy in Mumbai
  • Sept 2009. Invited speaker at the ‘World congress on Recent Advances in Obstetrics and Gynaecology.
  • Sept 2009. Conducted Dr. Rishma Pai and Hrishikesh Quiz programme for Post graduates. Also delivered lecture on recent management on infertility.
  • Sept 2009. Invited speaker at the ‘World congress on Recent Advances in Obstetrics and Gynaecology.
  • Sept 2009. Conducted Dr. Rishma Pai and Hrishikesh Quiz programme for Post graduates. Also delivered lecture on recent management on infertility.
  • Nov 2009. Invited speaker at the Only Hysteroscopy conference organized by the IAGE Orissa Chapter held in Bhubaneshwar
  • Dec 2009. Invited speaker at the ‘Ovary Unravelled’ conference of the Indian Society for Assisted Reproduction.
  • Jan 2010: Invited speaker at the FOGSI Endofert workshop at Navi Mumbai.
  • Dec 2009 Invited speaker at the conference ‘Ovary Unravelled’ organized by the Indian Society for Assisted Reproduction
  • Jan 2010 Invited speaker at the AICOG 2010 conference held in Guwahati.
  • Feb 2010 Invited speaker at the Annual conference of the Mumbai Obstetrics and Gynaecological Society.
  • April 2010. Invited speaker at the ‘Reaching the Unreached on 3 P’s’ held at Agra
  • May 2010 Organizing Chairperson for the National Conference on Endocrinology and Infertility.
  • July 2010 Invited speaker at the IAGE 2010 – Annual conference of the Indian Association of Gynaecological Endoscopists., Gurgaon.
  • Nov 2010 – Invited speaker at the East Zone Yuva Fogsi conference at Bhubaneshwar
  • Dec 2010 Invited speaker at the 39th Annual Conference of the Mumbai Obstetrics & Gyanecological Society, Mumbai
  • Jan 2011 Invited speaker at the AICOG 2011 Conference at Hyderabad.
  • Jan 2011 – Invited speaker at the 4th World Congress on Mild Approaches in Assisted Reproduction ISMAAR in Kolkatta.
  • Feb 2011 Invited speaker at the IAGE – Endoworld 2011 conference at Aurangabad
  • March 2011 Invited speaker at the Conference of Indian Society for Assisted Reproduction at Agra
  • April 2011- Invited speaker at the FOGSI FIGO International Conference held at Mumbai.
  • April 2011- Invited speaker at National Conference on Gyneac Endocrinology held at Gurgaon.
  • June 2011 – Invited speaker at the IAGE 2011 conference held in Pune.
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  • Community Service & Vocational Guidance Chairperson, Rotary Club of Mid-city, Mumbai
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Intra-Cytoplasmic Morphologically Selected Sperm Injection (IMSI) helps magnify the image of the sperm 7,200 times, thereby allowing our embryologists to pick the best looking healthier sperms. 

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IVF - In Vitro fertilisation
High technology to assist parenthood
In the In Vitro procedure, the eggs are extracted from the ovaries and combined with sperm in a laboratory dish
Egg Donation
Pregnancy through donated eggs
Egg donation involves the voluntary, consensual giving of egg by a woman called as a donor.
ICSI - Intra Cytoplasmic Sperm Injection
A boon for aspiring fathers with very low sperm counts
Very ofter, the Intra Cytoplasmic Sperm Injection is part of the IVF procedure.
Surrogacy
Surrogacy  is a variation of egg donation, where the "egg donor" is the patient herself, while the "recipient" is the surrogate, (gestational carrier) who will provide the embryos with a uterus to develop in.
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