“The Halo” Fifty years ago in any city or town in India, there would a handful of doctors, maybe specialists maybe not, whose clinics had long queues of patients. They would begin seeing patients in the wee hours of the day and continue seeing them all day long. Those were the days when [...]
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Gynaecologist or Obstetrician or Surgeon? Since my undergraduate days, I have always admired gynaecologists. I was very fortunate to have excellent OBGY teachers during MBBS and post graduation, and had made up my mind to specialise in OBGY during my final year of MBBS. Many people told me ‘gynaecology is too much work, [...]
Scrubs When a doctor says ‘surgery’ or ‘operation’, the first reaction of a patient to this word is usually apprehension. For a surgeon, however, it is routine. The operation theatre (OT), essentially just a room, is a place, which has different connotations to different people. For a patient, it is so daunting to [...]
The Breast Feeding Journey. How many new mothers have been stressed out about breast feeding? It probably wouldn’t be wrong to say almost all! I am a gynaecologist and laparoscopic surgeon, and mother of two children – a 2 ½-year-old toddler and a 4-month-old infant. I thought sharing my breastfeeding journey along with [...]
The PCOS Puzzle No two days are the same for a doctor. Every morning when I sit in my OPD, I have no idea what’s in store for me. It’s like Pandora’s box! I meet so many different kinds of people. It’s incredible to see the wide range of problems that bring them [...]