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.



Sr no Name Designation Email ID
1 Dr Ashish V Gokhale Professor & Head dravgokhale@yahoo.com
2 Dr Nandita Maitra Addl prof nmaitra03@gmail.com
3 Dr Dipti Modi Addl prof diptimodi65@yahoo.com
4 Dr Maitri shah Addl prof maitrishah.gynec@gmail.com
5 Dr Shonali Agarwal Asso. Prof shonaliagarwal75@yahoo.com
6 Dr  Purvi  Patel Asso. Prof drpurvipatel@gmail.com
7 Dr JagrutiBrahmbhatt Asstt. Prof. jagrutikareliya@gmail.com 
8 Dr Yogesh  Parmar Asstt. Prof. Dr.yogesh_parmar2yahoo.com
9 Dr Bijal Rami Asstt. Prof. bijalrami323@yahoo.com
10 Dr Tosha Sheth Asstt. Prof. drtoshasheth@gmail.com 
11 Dr Niti Bhatia Asstt. Prof. niti1005@yahoo.com 
12 Dr  Palak Vaishnav Asstt. Prof. drpalak11@gmail.com
13 Dr Garima Gandhi Asstt. Prof. drgarora@gmail.com
14 Dr Kavya Patel Asstt. Prof. kavya.patel2309@gmail.com
15 Dr Khushboo Verma  Asstt. Prof. khushboonkverma@gmail.com

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 Niti Bhatia Asstt. Prof.



Dr Nandita Maitra  Addl Prof.

Dr  Tosha Sheth Asst. Prof
Dr  Palak vaishnav Asst prof



Dr Dipti Modi  Addl Prof.

Dr Bijal   Rami Asst prof
Dr  Juhi  Patel 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 M.O(P.P.Unit) 9426748186 dharamodi1980@yahoo.com
  A.O   Ogdepartment @ gmail.com
  Lab.Technician   _
Kishorbhai .Parmar Medical .Social.Worker 9904369188 _
Uma .M.Raval Jr.Clerk 9624686878 _
D.K.Parmar Jr.Clerk (P.PUnit) 9904553655 _
Tejas .C.Mane Peon (P.P.Unit) 9879891344 _



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 three years

  1. Rupture Interstitial Ectopic pregnancy: diagnostic dilemma. Sharma S, Gokhale AV, Agarwal S. Int J of Reproduction,Contraception,Obstetrics& Gynecology 2019 june8(6): 2567-2570

  2. 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.JReprod Contracept ObstetGynecol 2019 Jun; 8(6):2393-99

  3. 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.JReprod Contracept ObstetGynecol 2019 Jul; 8(7):2766-72

  4. 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.

  5. 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.

  6. Absence of toll-like receptor 9 Pro99Leu polymorphism in cervical cancer. Chauhan A, Pandey N, Raithatha N , Patel P et al. F1000Research 2018, 7:606

  7. 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.

  8. 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.

  9. 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 ObstetGynecol India 2018, 68 (5): 376-381

  10. 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

  11. 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

  12. 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 ObstetGynecol2017;6:1030-5.

  13. 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 ObstetGynecol2017;6:1030-5.

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

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

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

  17. 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.

  18. 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.

  19. 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

  20. Efficacy of syndromic management measured as symptomatic improvement in females with vaginal discharge syndrome. chauhan v, shah mc, patelsv, marfatiays, zalavadiya d. indian j sex transm dis 2016;37:28-32

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

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

  23. 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

  24. 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.

  25. 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

  26. 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.

  27. 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.

  28. 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

  29. 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

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

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

  32. Evaluation of conjugated equine estrogen (cee) vaginal cream in the management of vulvo-vaginal atrophy in postmenopausal indian women shah maitri c, karenazalak v, patelsangita v, parmarniyati t, pawan k singh, atulsharma.. j. obstet. gynaecol. res. vol. 41, no. s1: 173–4, october 2015.

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

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

  35. 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) (Pilot study over ,intervention study going on.)
6. Assisted Vaginal Delivery (AVD) and Caesarian Section at full dilatation at tertiary level hospitals: incidence, impact and current management

Total Outpatient visits 29563
Total indoor admissions 13399
Deliveries 7294
Cesarean Section 2678
Gyn major Surgery 901
Minor Gyn surgery 468
Tubal Ligation 1015


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 Medha2016 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 collaboration with FND MSU,Deptt of PSM,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 20195)
5) CME & workshop on Managing Obstetrics Emergencies (MOE) in association with Urban and India Maternal Health Initiative, Jivdaya Foundation ,USA on 6th September,2019
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 DimpiModi
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 DimpiModi &Dr Monika Chaudhary
PG scientific papers-Gynec 1st Prize-Dr Nirav Jetani
Misc category—1st prize- Dr Kirti Devda
Runners up-Dr Hiralkoli
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 RukhmaniPrasutiGruh,O&GDeptt.Medical College & SSG Hospital,Baroda -8th April 2019 by GOI,MOHFW New Delhi



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