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Dr. Ankita Sethi

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PERSONAL DETAILS

Education

  • MBBS, MAMC, New Delhi-GOLD MEDALIST (2007-2012)
  • MD Obstetrics and Gynaecology, AIIMS, New Delhi (2013-2016)
  • Non Academic-Senior Resident, AIIMS, New Delhi (2016-2019)
  • DNB (2017)
  • Clinical attachment University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust, Coventry, UK (May-June 2018)
  • MRCOG (2019)
  • MICOG (2022)
  • DM Reproductive Medicine, AIIMS, New Delhi (2019-2022)
  • European Fellowship of Reproductive Medicine, EFRM-ESHRE/EBCOG (I) (2023)
  • Lifetime Member of:
    • Association of Obstetrics and Gynaecology of Delhi (AOGD)
    • Federation of Obs and Gynae of India (FOGSI)
    • Indian Fertility Society (IFS)
    • European Society of Human Reproduction and Embryology (ESHRE)
    • Royal College of Obstetrics and Gynaecology (RCOG)
    • Delhi Gynaecological Endoscopic Society (DGES)
    • IMA (Indian Medical Association)
    • Indian Society of Assisted Reproduction (ISAR)
    • Indian Association of Gynae Endoscopy (IAGE
  • Faculty and Examiner of Indian Fertility Society Diploma Courses in Reproductive Medicine and Embryology associated with Amity University

Projects Worked On:

1. “Prognostic Significance of HE4 Tissue Expression in Serous Epithelial Ovarian Carcinoma” under the guidance of Prof Neerja Bhatla, Prof Lalit Kumar and Dr. Sandeep Mathur, now published in Indexed journal- South Asian Journal of Cancer. ICMR funded research project 2014-2016
2. “Implementation of non-invasive preimplantation genetic testing for aneuploidies using next-generation sequencing (NGS) on spent culture media”, under the guidance of Prof Neeta Singh (in house PGT-A facility using NGS in AIIMS for the first time in any government institute in India) DHR funded project 2020-2022
3. Worked on various projects on Recent advances/Innovations in Reproductive Medicine

  • Recurrent Implantation failure
  • Poor responders in IVF
  • Ovarian rejuvenation (Regenerative medicine- using Stem cells and PRP)
  • Use of PRP in thin endometrium

Special Interest : PGT-A, RIF, Poor Responders, Oncofertility

ICMR funded and institute funded 2019-2022

Publications

Total Publications: 25

  • Original Research: 6
  • Chapters in books: 5
  • Review articles: 4
  • Case Reports: 4
  • Letter to Editors: 6
  • Abstracts accepted and published in international conference and journal : 8
S.No. Article Type Article Name  Journal
1. Original Article Prognostic Significance of HE4 Tissue Expression in Serous Epithelial Ovarian Carcinoma SAJC
2. Original Article Predictors of oocyte yield in controlled ovarian hyperstimulation in IVF/ICSI cycles: A Retrospective Analysis in a tertiary care centre IJRCOG
3. Original Article Anxieties and apprehensions among women waiting for fertility treatments during the COVID-19 pandemic. IJGO
4. Original Article Comparison of maternal outcomes in spontaneous singleton pregnancies versus in vitro fertilization conception: single centre 10 years cohort study JBRA
5. Original Article Epidural Analgesia for Pain Management in Acute Pancreatitis during Pregnancy and Its Effect on Maternal and Fetal Outcome. OGI
6. Original Article Expanding Indications of Primary Arthrodesis in Selected Individuals for Managing Complex Hindfoot Trauma During COVID-19 Pandemic. Indian J Orthop.
7. Review Article Endometritis-Diagnosis, Treatment and its impact on fertility: A Scoping Review JBRA
8. Review article Impact of endometriosis on female fertility and the management options for endometriosis-related infertility in reproductive age women: a scoping review with recent evidences. MEFSJ
9. Review article Assessing the impact of COVID 19 on male fertility: A systematic review JHRM
10. Review Article COVID vaccination in pregnancy GJRM
11. Chapter Practical Aspects of Oncofertility AOGD Bulletin March
12. Chapter Adolescent PCOS FOGSI Update 2022
13. Case Report Rare cause of unexplained hypertension in an oligomenorrheic adolescent girl with adnexal mass: case report and review of literature. IJRCOG
14. Case Report Miracle Pregnancy: Management of Poor Responder in In-Vitro Fertilization. GJRM
15. Case Report Transfer or not to transfer? a medical dilemma. IJRCOG
16. Case Report Successful IVF outcome after repeat laparoscopic ovarian drilling in a case of resistant PCOS. BMJ Case Rep.
17. Brief Communication/LTE Which ovarian stimulation parameters influence the number and proportion of mature oocytes retrieved in IVF cycles? J Assist Reprod Genet.
18. Brief Communication/LTE Hysterosalpingography using Magnetic Resonance Imaging for infertility patients JBRA
19. Brief Communication/LTE Is 2-6 h optimal window for ICSI? J Assist Reprod Genet.
20. Brief Communication/LTE Re: Dehydroepiandrosterone supplementation has no added benefit on live birth rate in poor ovarian responders BJOG
21. Brief Communication/LTE The effects of hysteroscopic morcellation of endometrial polyps on frozen embryo transfer outcomes Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod
22. Brief Communication/LTE Does clomiphene citrate versus recombinant FSH in intrauterine insemination cycles differ in follicular development? JBRA

Awards and Fellowships

S.NO YEAR AWARD/FELLOWSHIPS INSTITUTE
1. 2009 Smt Sarla Devi Award (GOLD MEDAL) for Best student in Pharmacology for year 2009 at MAMC, New Delhi MAMC,New Delhi
2. 2009 Col. Taneja Award (GOLD MEDAL) for best student in 2nd Professional MBBS for year 2009 at MAMC, New Delhi MAMC,New Delhi
3. 2009 Roll of Honour for 2nd Professional MBBS for year 2009 at MAMC, New Delhi MAMC, New Delhi
4. 2010 11th Dr. A.S. Puri Memorial Scholarship for 2 nd Professional All Round performance at MAMC, New Delhi MAMC, New Delhi
5. 2010 Smt Parvati Devi Memorial Award (GOLD MEDAL) for Best student in Ophthalmology for year 2010 at MAMC, New Delhi MAMC,  New Delhi
6. 2016 Smt. Leelawati Salwan Book Prize Award for outstanding research in Obstetrics & Gynecology in 2016 at AIIMS, Delhi AIIMS, New Delhi
7. 2015 Best paper under Miscellaneous category in FENIX 2015 (Annual conference of Delhi Gynaecological Endoscopists Society) AIIMS, New Delhi
8. 2018 Won the Delhi State Chapter ISAR (Indian Society of Assisted Reproduction) Quiz Sept 2017 and was runner up at the National ISAR quiz AIIMS, New Delhi
9. 2018 Clinical attachment with Dr. Kavita Goswami in Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust, Coventry, United Kingdom from 29 th May 2018 to 21st June 2018 Coventry UK
10. 2019 Won the Third prize in “IVF & Reproductive Medicine Update“ Quiz organized by IVF centre AIIMS, New Delhi
11. 2019 I have completed the IFS Pathshala certified Master Courses in January 2019 on the following topics:

  • Ovulation induction, gonadotrophins and cycle monitoring
  • Reproductive Endocrinology and Applied Genetics
  • Cryobiology: Semen, Oocyte, Embryo, Ovarian cortex freezing
  • Embryo Culture, Media and labware: Basic concepts, Hands on Laboratory Procedures
  • QA & QC in ART centre
Indian Fertility Society
12. 2017-19 Passed MRCOG Part 1, 2 and 3: Member of Royal College of Obstetrics and Gynaecology (MRCOG) in a convocation (Feb 2020) RCOG, UK
13. 2022 Became member of Indian College of Obstetrics and Gynaecology  (MICOG) in a virtual convocation in January 2022 ICOG, India
14. 2022 Abstracts accepted for Oral/poster presentation in 3 International Conferences in 2022

  • ASPIRE 2022
  • RCOG World Congress 2022- Among the Top 5 posters in the subcategory
  • ESHRE 2022
AIIMS, New Delhi
15. 2022 DM Reproductive Medicine Thesis  submitted in August 2022 titled “Implementation of non-invasive preimplantation genetic testing for aneuploidies using next-generation sequencing (NGS) on spent culture media” AIIMS, New Delhi
16. 2022 Poster Presentation on AIIMS Research Day 2022 (DM Reproductive Medicine Thesis) AIIMS, New Delhi
17. 2023 Passed European Fellowship of Reproductive Medicine (EFRM/ESHRE)-I
18. 2023 Presented my research on NIPGT-A in ESHRE 2023, Copenhagen, Denmark
19. 2023 Member of the Indian Fertility Society Guideline Development Group- Management of Poor Responders
20. 2023 Received IFS (Indian Fertility Society) Appreciation Award in Fertivision 2023
21. 2024 Received FOGSI Dr.Shanti Yadav Award for Infertility 2023, AICOG 2024, Hyderabad

Practical Skills

I have gained experience in all the Obstetrics and Gynaecology modalities working at prestigious institute like AIIMS, New Delhi for almost 10 years.

During Non Academic Senior Resident (AIIMS, New Delhi) 2016-2019 experience in –

  • Reproductive Medicine/Infertility
  • High Risk Obstetrics Management
  • Fetal Medicine
  • Ultrasound in Obs and Gynae
  • Gyn Oncology
  • Endoscopy (Laparoscopy and Hysteroscopy)

Clinical attachment with Dr. Kavita Goswami, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust, Coventry UK (May-June 2018)

  • Gyn Oncology
  • Fetal Medicine
  • Infertility/Assisted Reproduction
  • Ambulatory Gynaecology and Urogynaecology sessions.

Academic Senior Resident (DM Reproductive Medicine) 2019-2022:

  • Reproductive Endocrinology
  • Fertility enhancing Endoscopy (Laparoscopy and Hysteroscopy)
  • Embryology
  • Preimplantation Genetics
  • Male Infertility/ Andrology
  • Oncofertility

9 years of Work experience (Avid Researcher and Teacher) at AIIMS, New Delhi

  • Patient Care and Management
  • Academics
  • Undergraduate and Postgraduate Teaching
  • Research Projects

Dr. Ankita Sethi