Dr Hrishikesh D Pai is an expert Gynaecologist with more than 3 decades of experience in IVF and infertility management. He is ranked as the No 1 IVF Specialist in India having treated patients from over 50 countries.
He has received numerous awards in India and also international awards for his outstanding work in IVF and infertility treatment .Infertility specialists from across the world approach Dr Pai for advanced training in IVF and for IVF consultation. As an Award Winning IVF Specialist he has presided over various international forums and has also initiated and started associations of IVF specialists across India.
He is the Medical Director of the Bloom IVF Group ( www.bloomivf.com) which runs state of the art IVF centres all over India like Mumbai, Navi Mumbai , Delhi, Gurgaon, Faridabad, Noida, Mohali, Bengaluru and Chandigarh . All these IVF centres are top of line IVF centers offering world class infertility treatment at affordable prices. Many IVF patients from USA, UK, France, Germany and Australia do consult Dr Pai for the best fertility treatment options.
Dr Pai began his career after graduating with three distinctions and 2 gold medals in his MD in the year 1989 from the G.S. Medical College in Mumbai. He also has a Master of Science in Clinical Embryology and Andrology from the Eastern Virginia Medical School, USA. He went on to do a clinical fellowship from the Royal Women's Hospital in Melbourne, where the world's second test-tube baby was born. He mastered this technique only to come back and set up the first IVF centre in Mumbai in 1991.
Since then Bloom IVF ( www.bllomivf.com) has the distinction of doing many firsts in infertility treatment in India .
An ISO 9001: 2000 certified facility.
We have the distinction of being the first for the following.
- 1991: Started IVF and semen bank in Pearl Centre, Dadar.
- 1996: Started ICSI for males with low sperm count.
- 1998: Introduced assisted Laser hatching (first in India) and blastocyst culture for improving pregnancy rates Started the Lilavati Hospital Unit
- 2001: Achieved birth in a 61 year old mother with help of gamete donation,oldest patient in india
- 2004: Achieved birth by combining Egg donation + Surrogacy ie child with 3 mothers
- 2005: Introduced Spindle view technology to increase ICSI pregnancy rates. - First in india
- 2006: Started oocyte Bank & introduced oocyte freezing by vitrification- first in india
- 2007: Ovarian tissue freezing for young women undergoing Chemo/radiation –first in India
- 2008: First in India to introduce Intracytoplasmic Morphologically Selected Sperm Injection (IMSI)
- 2008: Introduced INVO- first in India .In Vivo Vaginal Culture
- 2010: Introduced IVM
- 2012: Introduced Embryoscope We do around 3000 art cycles in a year of which 2000 are in Lilavati & our five units . Rest 1000 art cycles are with other units affiliated with us
- 2013: We offer world leading preimplantation genetic diagnosis (PGD).
- 2014: The best IVF success rate in India.
Note: Many factors can contribute to the likelihood of achieving a pregnancy or a live birth such as the cause of infertility, lifestyle (such as weight and smoking) and age. It’s important to note that unfortunately not every treatment cycle will result in an egg collection, embryo transfer or having embryos to freeze.
- 2015: Started 8 State-of- the- Art World Class IVF Clinics across India.
- 2017: Rated as one of the best IVF Clinics in India
- 2018: Bloom IVF receives the TIMES OF INDIA HEALTH CARE PIONEERS AWARD !!
Dr Pai currently holds the position of Secretary General of the Federation of Obstetrics and Gynaecological Societies of India, one of the largest organizations of professional doctors in the country consisting of 33,000 gynaecologists. ( https://www.fogsi.org/ ).
Dr Hrishikesh Pai is also a pioneer in the field of Micromanipulation in India, his unit was the third in India to start the procedure of Micromanipulation- ICSI in 1996 in Mumbai. Not only has he performed over 25,000 test-tube baby procedures but has also introduced many path-breaking and pioneering techniques in the field of Assisted Reproductive Technology in India.
Bloom IVF clinic is one of the 10 IVF clinics in India to be recognized to offer Fellowship in super specialty of ART by the National Board, New Delhi.
As part of his teaching and academic pursuits, Dr Pai is an Asst. Adjunct Professor at East Virginia Medical School, USA; Assistant Professor at the D Y Patil Medical College; and post graduate teacher in Gynaecology at the National DNB Examinations, and has trained more than 3000 gynaecologists. He is also the Founder Editor of The Journal of Gynecological Endoscopy & Surgery.
He has held many other responsible positions namely President of the Mumbai Obstetrics and Gynaecological Society; and President of the Indian Association of Gynaecological Endoscopists. Previously, Dr Pai was also the Senior Vice President of FOGSI in 2006. He has had many articles and research papers published in national and international books and journals, and has delivered more than 500 guest lectures all over India and abroad. Dr Pai has been a key contributor to various policy-making bodies of the central and state government. He is member of the Still Birth Committee of the Ministry of Health, GOI, New Delhi 2015. Dr Pai was invited as an expert to suggest changes to the ART Bill 2013 by the ICMR, New Delhi in 2014. He was also a Member of the Committee formed by the Government of Maharashtra, to suggest changes to the ART Bill 2013 and the PCPNDT Act regarding Infertility in 2013 and 2015.
Low cost infertility Treatment in India
To enable poor patients to have access to advanced services, Dr Hrishikesh Pai also does budget IVF treatment. This low cost IVF treatment is available only for Indian Citizens. Many poor patients from all the corners of India approach Dr Pai for low cost IVF services. In another first of its kind in India, Dr Pai as President of the Indian Society for Assisted Reproduction had launched Project Hope. In this, poor patients below poverty line (BPL) can obtain IVF services free of charge in private clinics of ISAR members all over India. In appreciation of the yeoman scientific, medical, and community service, Dr Pai has been the recipient of numerous awards such as the Rashtriya Ekta Award, Indian Medical Association (Mumbai West) , Best IVF Doctor Award, Navshakti Newspaper Award, Jai Hind College Alumni Award, RK Trust Award, Medscape India National Award, Lions International Gold Award, Ferticon Life Time Achievement Award, Dr Kanal Goel National Indian Medical Association Award amongst others. He is known as a No. 1 IVF Doctor of India.
In appreciation of his enormous contributions, the international agency Frost & Sullivan bestowed upon him the best IVF group in India award in 2013.
Additionally, he was elected to the highest position in IVF – the Immediate Past President of the Indian Society for Assisted Reproduction (ISAR).
Dr Pai was also elected as the Member – Board of Directors of the World body of Infertility namely International Federation of Fertility Societies (IFFS): a first for an Indian.
Dr Pai has been the Honorary Asst. Consultant for Kurla Municipal Hospital, serving patients for free from 1991 till 2007. Twice, he has been the Community Service Director of Rotary Club. He won the best interns prize for a vaccination programme in the Mumbai slums of Malawni.
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