Prince Aly Khan Hospital

Gynaecology literally means “the science of women”; but in medicine, this is the speciality of diseases of the female reproductive system. Almost all modern Gynaecologists are also Obstetricians which is the surgical speciality dealing with the care of a woman during pregnancy, childbirth and the puerperium (the period shortly after birth).

The Gynaecology & Obstetrics department at Prince Aly Khan Hospital is heir to a tradition of progressive healthcare. Our mission includes delivering innovative patient care, applying scientific findings and new technology to improve the health of women, training physicians and physician-scientists, and providing community service.

To be able to provide the best possible care for both mother and baby, our department boosts of an extremely comprehensive neonatal intensive care unit for newborn babies.

Services Offered:

1. Antenatal Care: The main aim of antenatal care is to monitor the health of the mother during pregnancy, as well as the health and development of her baby. We provide regular antenatal check-ups.

2. Labour Care: The department has a full-fledged obstetric set up, including a fully equipped labour room, with an operation theatre round the clock, intensive care unit and critical care unit for critical obstetric patients. We have highly qualified and trained anaesthetists and we are well equipped for painless labour using epidural anaesthesia.

3. Neonatal Care Unit: Our neonatal specialists look after newborn babies immediately after birth with NICU facility.

4. High-risk Pregnancy: We have highly qualified obstetricians to look after patients with high-risk pregnancy such as for those mothers with diabetes, heart disease, hypertension, pulmonary tuberculosis, previous pregnancy losses, growth-related babies, etc. This team of doctors is backed by a very competent NICU (neonatal intensive care unit) and highly qualified physicians.

5. Postnatal Care: Postnatal care for mother and baby with counselling for contraception.

6. Gynaecological Oncosurgery: We have one of the best oncology department in whole of Mumbai. The treatment of genital cancers like those of Uterus, Cervix, Vagina, Vulva and Ovaries is done in co-ordination between trained Gynaecologists, Oncosurgeons, Medical Ooncologists and Rradiotherapists for optimal care during surgery and subsequent follow-up.

7. Gynaecological Endoscopy: Our hospital uses this minimal invasive surgical technique, which is done through tiny keyhole punctures by our highly qualified Gynaecologists and Surgeons.

    • Diagnostic Laparoscopy for infertility
    • Surgical Laparoscopy for Tubal Ligation, removal of Ovarian Cyst, removal of ovarian mass and hysterectomies in some cases.

8. Reproductive Medicine: Offers investigations, advice and management of infertility

9. Urogynaecology: Offers investigations and management options for the all types of female urinary problems like incontinence.

10. Counselling for Contraception: Family planning methods like Tubal Ligation, Intrauterine device insertion (loop), Condoms, Contraceptive pills and Depot medroxyprogesterone injections are explained and advised to the patients as per their health, comfort and requirement.

11. OPD services: Our hospital runs and private OPDs for walk in patients.

Gynaecologists at Prince Aly Khan Hospital provides  medical as well as surgical management of all types of gynaecological problems i.e. fibroids, menstrual disorders, prolapse of uterus, tumors of the uterus and ovaries, as well as treatment for infertile couples, and hormone related disorders like hirsutism, Polycystic Ovarian Disease. To help our patients further, we have added facilities to detect the earliest stages of disorders of the breast and organs of reproduction, such as sono-mammography, ultrasound examination of the pelvis and Pap smear.

To know more about our Paediatrics & Neonatology Services, click here.

Diagnostic Facilities at Prince Aly Khan Hospital:

    • Ultra sonography of Pelvis
    • Ovulation Study
    • Colour Doppler Study
    • Mammography
    • Sonomammography
    • Pap Smear
    • Pathology Laboratory
    • Histopathology Laboratory
    • Hysterosalpingography
    • Colposcopy

Meet our Doctors

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Dr. Shagufta Ansari

Consultant - Gynaecology
MBBS 1987, DGO 1990, MD 1991, FCPS 1991, DNB 1991

Treatment/Procedures offered:

  • Advanced resuscitation – adult / pediatric / trauma
  • Advanced airway management
  • Non-invasive and invasive ventilation
  • Early detection and acute management of cardiovascular & neurological emergencies
  • Primary trauma care
  • Wound repair
  • Systems-based practice



Consultation Timing:

Day Timings
Monday 10:0-0AM - 2:30PM Book Appointment
Friday 2:00PM- 6:30PM Book Appointment

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