About Department

The Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Medical College Baroda provides tertiary level care to women with normal and abnormal pregnancy and gynaecological problems. The department was opened on 9th November 1886 by His Excellency the Count of Dufferin, Viceroy and Governor General of India at the request of Maharaja Sayajirao Gaekwad, the then ruler of Baroda. The department is recognized by the Medical Council of India for undergraduate and postgraduate studies (degree and diploma). It has one of the 31 recognized HRRCs of the Indian Council of Medical Research. The outpatient department operates from OPD-10 located in the common OPD building. Facilities in the OPD include Ultrasonography, Colposcopy, fetal monitoring using Cardiotocography, screening for cervical cancer etc. The indoor admissions are made to wards 9, 10 and 11, located in a separate complex. The department receives patient referral from nearing districts of central Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh and Rajasthan.

The obstetric services are provided in Smt. Rukmini Chainani Prasuti Gruh which is a 184 bedded building with 4 floors. This building has been constructed with a generous donation from the Baroda Medical College Alumni Association of North America.

The state of art Gynecology building has three Operation theatres which includes a fully equipped Endoscopy theatre. The department has 4 ultrasound machines including a 4D Color Doppler System. This building has been renovate with funds from the Smt. Kamlaben Ramanlal Shah Gambhirawala Trust. A 6 bed Obstetric NICU was added last year.

State of art 6 bed obstetric ICU in vicinity of labour room is established for managing life threatening  obstetric complications with  financial support  of NHM and technical support from UNICEF.



Staff of Deptt. Of Obstetrics & Gynecology Comprises of 1 Professor & Head,3 additional prof.,2 Asso .prof, 9 Assistant prof. 5 Senior Resident, 40 Junior Residents

Sr no



Email ID


Dr Ashish V Gokhale

Professor & Head



Dr Nandita Maitra

Addl prof



Dr Dipti Modi

Addl prof



Dr Maitri shah

Addl prof



Dr Shonali Agarwal

Asso. Prof



Dr  Purvi  Patel

Asso. Prof



Dr Jagruti Brahmbhatt

Asstt. Prof.



Dr Yogesh  Parmar

Asstt. Prof.



Dr Bijal Rami

Asstt. Prof.



Dr Palak Vaishnav

Asstt. Prof.



Dr Garima Gandhi

Asstt. Prof.



Dr Kavya Patel

Asstt. Prof.



Dr Meha Mehta

Asstt. Prof.



Dr Sheetal Parmar

Asstt. Prof



Dr Nidhi Bulsara

Asstt. Prof



There are five teaching units with 190 beds



Head of unit



Monday & Thursday

Dr A V Gokhale  Prof & Head

Dr Shonali Agarwal Asso. Prof
Dr Jagruti Bhahmbhatt Asstt. Prof

Dr Kavya Patel Asstt. Prof.

Dr Meha Mehta Asstt. Prof.




Dr Nandita Maitra  Addl Prof.

Dr  Palak vaishnav Asst. Prof
Dr  Sheetal Parmar Asst Prof



Dr Dipti Modi  Addl Prof.

Dr Bijal   Rami Asst Prof

Dr Nidhi Bulsara Asst Prof



Dr Maitri  Shah Addl prof

Dr Yogesh Parmar, Asst prof



Dr  Purvi Patel, Asso Prof

 Dr Garima Gandhi, Asst prof


2. Non Teaching Staff 

Dr.Jayesh Prajapati





Ogdepartment @ gmail.com




Kishorbhai .Parmar

Medical .Social.Worker


Uma .M.Raval




Jr.Clerk (P.PUnit)


Tejas .C.Mane

Peon (P.P.Unit)




3. PG intake capacity :
Total 14 seats MS ( Obstetrics & Gynecology) per year

Clinical Facilities Available

1. High risk Obstetrics
2. Infertility
3. Operative Endoscopy
4. Microsurgery
5. Gynaec Oncology
6. Urogynaecology
7. Family planning and MTP
8. Ultrasonography
9. Genetic counseling
10 Antenatal Services
11 Gynecological Services
12 High Dependency Unit
13. Colposcopy
14. Cryotherapy
15. Maternal Fetal Medicine
16. PPTCT program

Research publications during last five years

1) Sofa scoring tool for prediction of outcome in obstetric ICU at tertiary care centre – Anand Nupur, Gokhale AV ObsRev : J obstetGynecol 2020:6(2) 32-37/jog.2020i02.01

2) Improving pregnancy outcome in tertiary care institution in India through obstetric intensive care unit : three year analysis Gokhale AV, Agarwal S, Modi D.– Int J Reprod Contracept ObstetGynecol 2020;9:1965-71

3) A study of cesarean section at full cervical dilatation. Rami B, kaul S international journal of reproduction, contraception in obstetrics & gynecology, Apr 2020, 9(4): 1672-75
4) A prospective observational study of breech pregnancy in a tertiary care centre. Kaul s, Rami B. International journal of reproduction, contraception in obstetrics & gynecology, feb 2020, 9(2): 688-91
5) A study evaluation of tubal factors of infertility by hystero-salpingography and diagnostic laparoscopy. Devada km, brahmbhatt jk, jetani nj, modi dm, chaudhari am, sharma ssint j reprodcontraceptobstetgynecol 2020;9:533- 9.
6) Shock index in the prediction of adverse maternal outcome. Monika chaudhary, nandita maitra, tosha sheth, palak vaishnav the journal of obstetrics and gynecology of india, (), 1-5 doi 10.1007/s13224-020-01355-z
7) Placental cord drainage during third stage of labour: a randomized control trial at a tertiary care centre. Megha Chaudhary, Maitri Shah, Nitin Makwana.Int J Reprod Contracept Obstet Gynecol. 2020 Mar;9(3):1143-1147
8) Effect of gestational weight gain on pregnancy outcome of Indian mothers. Keyur Patel, Megha Chaudhari, Maitri Shah. Int J Reprod Contracept Obstet Gynecol. 2020 Apr;9(4):1681-1685
9) Vaginal pH as a diagnostic tool for menopause: A preliminary analysis. Makwana N, Shah M, Chaudhary M. J Mid life Health 2020
10) A prospective study of endometriosis and its outcome at tertiary care centre . Ninama s, rami b. International journal of reproduction, contraception in obstetrics & gynecology, dec 2019, 8(12): 4847-51
11) Study of Correlation of Histopathological Patterns of Endometrium in Dysfunctional Uterine Bleeding Dr.YogeshParmar , Dr.Kritika Pandey. International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR) Volume 8 Issue 11, November 2019
12) A study of 70 cases of DUB. Yogesh C. Parmar Volume 3, Issue 11; November: 2019; International Journal of Medical and Biomedical Studies Page No. 166-168
13) A prospective study of fetomaternal outcome in placenta previa . kaul s, rami b, international journal of reproduction, contraception in obstetrics & gynecology, oct 2019, 8(10): 4028-33
14) Study of fetomaternal outcome in twins pregnancy. Rami B, kaul S. international journal of reproduction, contraception in obstetrics & gynecology, dec 2019, 8(12): 4762-65
15) Vaginal misoprostol alone for first trimester termination of pregnancy. Gandhi Garima, ChandnaniKavita. Int.J.Clin.Obstet.Gynaecol, 2019 Sept-Oct; 3(5): 77-80
16) Assessing the new ICD-MM classification for assigning the cause of maternal mortality at a tertiary centerin Western India:a retrospective study. Tosha Sheth, Palak Vaishnav, Nandita Maitra. Int J ReprodContraceptObstetGynecol Sept 2019;8(9):3629-3634
17) Rupture Interstitial Ectopic pregnancy: diagnostic dilemma. Sharma S, Gokhale AV, Agarwal S. Int J of Reproduction,Contraception,Obstetrics & Gynecology 2019 june8(6): 2567-2570

18) Association between clinical diagnosis of foetal distress with umbilical artery acidaemia at birth in women undergoing caesarean section for foetal distress. Gandhi Garima, Chandnani Kavita. Int.J Reprod Contracept Obstet Gynecol 2019 Jun; 8(6):2393-99

19) A prospective study of the incidence and outcomes of eclampsia in a tertiary care hospital and teaching institute in India. Gandhi Garima, Chandnani Kavita. Int.J Reprod Contracept Obstet Gynecol 2019 Jul; 8(7):2766-72

20) A study on correlation of placenta praevia with previous cesarean section and other risk factors. S Kaul. Int. Jr of Medical sciences. June 2019;7(6),2027-2034.

21) Heme iron polypeptide in treatment of anemia in pregnancy. S Alveeor, S Agarwal. ObsGyn Review: journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology. July-September 2018;4;issue 3.

22) Absence of toll-like receptor 9 Pro99Leu polymorphism in cervical cancer. Chauhan A, Pandey N, Raithatha N , Patel P et al. F1000 Research 2018, 7:606

23) Urogenital atrophy in 40–75 years women assessed with different scoring systems at tertiary care hospital of India. Shah M, Khandelwal A, Patel S. J Mid life Health 2018.

24) Care of unfortunate mothers with perinatal loss. Pancholi N, Rami B. International Journal of Research in Medical Sciences, [S.l.], v. 6, n. 8, p. 2691-2695, july 2018. ISSN 2320-6012.

25) Comparison of efficacy and safetly of intravenous labetalol versus hydralazine for management of severe hypertension in pregnancy Patel, P., Koli, D., Maitra, N. et al. J Obstet Gynecol India 2018, 68 (5): 376-381

26) Comparison of cervical length measured by trans vaginal ultrasonography and Bishop’s score in predicting response to labor induction. Khandelwal R, Patel P, Pitre D, Sheth T, Maitra N. Jr. O & G India (January–February 2018) 68(1):51–57

27) Compliance and efficacy of syndromic management of sexually transmitted infections (STI) in women attending Gynec OPD at tertiary care centre- Journal of the Indian Medical Association. Original Article ,Volume 115, Number 07, Pag1111e No. 9-13, July, 2017 Dr Swati wankhede, Dr A V Gokhale

28) Fetal heart rate patterns in patients with thick meconium staining of amniotic fluid and its association with perinatal outcome. Desai DS, Maitra N, Patel P. Int J Reprod Contracept Obstet Gynecol 2017;6:1030-5.

29) Fetal heart rate patterns in patients with thick meconium staining of amniotic fluid and its association with perinatal outcome. Desai DS, Maitra N, Patel P. Int J Reprod Contracept Obstet Gynecol 2017;6:1030-5.

30) A comparison of sublingual with vaginal administration of misoprostol for induction of labor at term. Akare MD, Patel PK. Int J Reprod Contracept Obstet Gynecol 2017;6:1398-403.

31) Singleton versus twin pregnancy: maternal complications and neonatal outcome. Gandhi S., Brahbhatt J K. Int J Res Med 2017;6(2):46-51.

32) Treatment of Vaginal Atrophy with VaginalEstrogen Cream in Menopausal Indian Women. Maitri Shah , Zalak Karena, Sangita V. Patel, Niyati parmar, Pawan K Singh, Atul Sharma. Oman Medical Journal [2017], Vol. 32, No. 1: 15–19

33) Effect of Health Education on Grass Root Level Health Workers regarding Medical Termination of Pregnancy Act (MTP Act). Rahul D. Khokhariya , Nikhil J. Patel , Sangita Patel , Maitri Shah . Healthline Journal 2017; 8(1):61-6.

34) Analysing Barriers In Acceptance of Postpartum Intrauterine Device (PPIUCD) At Tertiary Care Hospital of Gujarat. Hardik Vansjaliya, Khushbu Prajapati, Maitri C Shah, Niyati Parmar. NJIRM 2017; Vol. 8(5): 9-12.

35) Role of serum beta hcg and lipid profile in early second trimester as predictors of hypertensive disorders of pregnancy: dipti a modi, bijal d rami, gurleen a wander: international journal of research in medicine, volume 4, issue jan – march 2016

36) Efficacy of syndromic management measured as symptomatic improvement in females with vaginal discharge syndrome. chauhan v, shah mc, patel sv, marfatia ys, zalavadiya d. indian j sex transm dis 2016;37:28-32

37) Pain relief in dysmenorrheal: exploring hypnosis as an alternative therapy. shah m, monga a, patel sv, shahm, bakshi h. chrismed j health res 2016; 3:197-202.

38) Prediction of adverse maternal outcomes in preeclampsia using a risk prediction model: shruti agarwal, nandita maitra: journal of obstetrics and gynecology of india 2016; 66(s1): s104-111

39) Examining cesarean delivery rates using the robson’s ten-group classification: Raysing Yadav, Nandita Maitra: journal of obstetrics and gynecology of india 2016; 66(s1): s1-s6

40) Elective versus emergency caesarean section: maternal complications and neonatal outcomes Rani Soren, Nandita Maitra, Purvi k Patel, Tosha Sheth. iosr journal of nursing and health science volume 5, issue 5 ver. viii (sep. - oct. 2016), pp 01-04.

41) A study of intimal medial thickness of carotid artery in cases of PCOS. Ami Patel, Deepti Sharma, Purvi Patel. Int J Res Med. 2016; 5(3); 61-66

42) Pain relief in dysmenorrheal: Exploring hypnosis as an alternative therapy. Shah M, Monga A, Patel SV, ShahM, Bakshi H. Chrismed j Health Res 2016; 3:197-202.

43) Effect of health education on grass route levelhealth workers regarding preconceptional and prenatal diagnostic act(PCPNDT act). Sangita Patel, R D khokhariya, N J Patel, Maitri Shah. Healthline JournaL 2016; 7(2): 101-5.

44) Bicornuate Uterus-surgeons dilemma during tubectomy –Gujarat IMA journal:March 2015 vol.10No. 3page 90-91 Dr AV Gokhale,Dr Jitesh Shah,Dr Nitin raithatha

45) Posterior Reverse Encephalopathy syndrome in case of Eclampsia-Gujarat IMA Journal July 2015 vol.10 No.7 page 79-81 Dr Rajni Parikh,Dr A V Gokhale

46) Pregnancy outcome in isolated oligohydramnios at term. Patel Purvi, Pitre D, Gupta H. Intl J of Community Med 2015; 6(2): 84-88.

47) Predictive value of various risk factors for preterm labor: Patel Purvi, Pitre D, Bhooker s. Natl J Community Med. 2015; 6(1): 121-5.

48) Evaluation of conjugated equine estrogen (cee) vaginal cream in the management of vulvo-vaginal atrophy in postmenopausal indian women shah maitri c, karena zalak v, patel sangita v, parmar niyati t, pawan k singh, atul sharma.. j. obstet. gynaecol. res. vol. 41, no. s1: 173–4, october 2015.

49) Management of atonic post partum haemorrhage: bijal d rami, nidhi d pancholi, sapana r shah international journal of basic and applied medical sciences, volume 5, no.2, may-august 2015

50) Fetomaternal outcome in primi breech at term pregnancy: dipti a modi, bijal d rami, kalpesh gadhvi: international journal of research in medicine, volume 4, issue 3, june-september 2015

51) Ocular manifestations of Pre-eclampsia-Int J of scientific Research.vol4,issue9,sept 2015 page 37-38,Dr Rajni Parikh,Dr A V Gokhale


Book Chapters

1. Dr Ashish V Gokhale- H1N1 (influenza),Ebola,Zika virus diseases during pregnancy.ICOG Campus on Maternal Infection exposure to expression pg79 issue No.3;oct 2018
2. Garima Arora Gandhi, Poonam Sachdeva. "Intrauterine growth restriction " In: Poonam Sachdeva, Swaraj Batra (editors). Essentials of obstetrics. Thieme publishing. 2017
3. Rachana Sharma, Garima Arora Gandhi. "Minor surgical procedures in obstetrics" In: Poonam Sachdeva, Swaraj Batra (editors). Essentials of obstetrics.2017
4. Maitri Shah, Saloni Prajapati. Puerperal Pyrexia. In: Reena Wani (eds) fever in pregnancy. cbs publishers and distributors pvt ltd, new delhi 2016; p. 110-5.
5. Nandita Maitra. The Booking visit in pregnancy In:Handbook of Obstetrics and Gynecology for Asia and Oceania. Eds: Bhide A, Divakar H, Arulkumaran S. Jaypee Publishers Ltd. 2016; pp52-55
6. Nandita Maitra, Saloni Prajapati. Abdominal Examination in Pregnancy. In:Handbook of Obstetrics and Gynecology for Asia and Oceania. Eds: Bhide A, Divakar H, Arulkumaran S. Jaypee Publishers Ltd. 2016;pp 56-61
7. Nandita Maitra. Plan for Antenatal Care. In:Handbook of Obstetrics and Gynecology for Asia and Oceania. Eds: Bhide A, Divakar H, Arulkumaran S. Jaypee Publishers Ltd. 2016;pp 62-66
8. Nandita Maitra, Kamaljeet Dogra. Routine blood tests in pregnancy. In:Handbook of Obstetrics and Gynecology for Asia and Oceania. Eds: Bhide A, Divakar H, Arulkumaran S. Jaypee Publishers Ltd. 2016 pp 67-71
9. Nandita Maitra. Specific blood tests in pregnancy. In:Handbook of Obstetrics and Gynecology for Asia and Oceania. Eds: Bhide A, Divakar H, Arulkumaran S. Jaypee Publishers Ltd. 2016. Pp 72-77

Research Projects in 3 Years

1.A study of Teenage pregnancy and its outcome. ICMR (2011-2015)
2.A comparative study of the simplified partograph (GOI Adaptation 2010) and ICMR partograph. (April 2014)
3.Hospital Based Surveillance of Female Genital Fistula ICMR .(2010-2013)
4.Hysterectomy Profile in Tertiary Care public hospitals (ICMR Task Force study) (Proposed)
5.Respectful Maternity care initiative (ICMR Task Force study) (Proposed)
6.Assisted vaginal delivery and cesarean section at full cervical dilatation at tertiary level hospitals: incidence, impact and current management.
7.Evaluation of Maternal and fetal outcomes in women diagnosed with GDM or Normoglycemia using IADPSG criteria, among omen diagnosed with normoglycemia by DIPSI criteria: Prospective multi centre Observational cohort study- ICMR task force project.
8.National Covid registry on Covid -19 infection among pregnant women and neonates-ICMR task force study

Total Outpatient visits 66012
Total indoor admissions 14727
Deliveries 7996
Cesarean Section 3012
Gyn major Surgery 784
Minor Gyn surgery 409
Tubal Ligation 1062


Education and Training

Undergraduate Teaching: In the form of classroom lectures, clinical bedside teaching, screening of videos, integrated lectures, focus group discussions, seminars and the use of teaching aids.
Postgraduate Teaching: A dedicated teaching program includes didactic lectures, weekly clinical meets, death audits, seminars and journal clubs. Active participation of postgraduates in state and national level conferences is encouraged.
Service Teaching: Training of medical officers in Emergency Obstetric Care, MTP and Laparoscopic TL
National Programs : National Family Planning Program, Anemia Control Program, PPTCT program; Emergency Obstetric Care Training program, Training of Skilled Birth Attendants.

CME held in the deptt.

1) ICOG Medha 2016 CME for PostGraduates – in collaboration with Baroda OG society & ICOG 10&11 sept 2016
2) Gurukul Programme 2017 – CME for Postgraduates in collaboration with Indian Menopause society Vadodara chapter-13 July 2017
3) Lactation management training workshop in collaberation with FND MSU, department of PSM and Pediatrics Medical College, Baroda on 6-7 August 2018.
4) FORCE 2019-CME for Postgraduates in collaboration with Medical Education Committee FOGSI & Baroda OG Society 2nd & 3rd March 2019
5) CME on Managing Obstetric Emergencies (MOE) in association with Urban India Maternal Health Initiative, Jivdaya Foundation, USA on 6th September 2018
6) Workshop on Strengthening Evidence based Sexual & Reproductive Health services in preservice medical education in India in collaboration with UNFPA ,Deptt of OG & PSM PGIMER Chandigarh on 9th& 10th September 2019.

Prizes won by PG students of the department:
2018 Midterm State Conference: SOGOG 9 ,10 th June Bharuch
Quiz- 1st prize Dr Kirti Devda and Dr Dimpi Modi
Poster presentation- 1st prize- Dr Ojsa Rastogi
Paper presentation: 1st prize- Dr Suman Sharma, 3rd prize- Dr Riya Rano

2019-State Obstetrics & Gynecological Society conference (SOGOG 2019) held on 27,28 & 29 September 2019 at Vadodara
PG Debate on robotic v/s laparoscopic hysterectomy 1st prize-Dr Dimpi Modi &Dr Monika Chaudhary
PG scientific papers-Gynec 1st Prize-Dr Nirav Jetani
Misc category—1st prize- Dr Kirti Devda

Runners up-Dr Hiral koli
Scientific Poster-2nd Prize-Dr Dimpi Modi
3rd Prize- Dr Riya Rano
PG Quiz- 3rd prize- Dr Suman Sharma & Dr Riya Rano

Prizes/ AWARDS / CERTIFICATION won by the department:
LAQSHYA Certified Labour Room & Maternity OT at Rukhmani Prasuti Gruh,O&G Deptt. Medical College & SSG Hospital,Baroda -8th April 2019 by GOI,MOHFW New Delhi



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