Sunita Tandulwadkar, MD, FICS, FICOG, is Head of Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology at Ruby Hall Clinic and also serves as Chief of Ruby Hall IVF & Endoscopy Centre in the city of Pune, India.
Dr. Tandulwadkar has obtained special training in Advanced Laproscopic Surgery, Advanced Gynae Laparoscopic Surgery and special training in Laparoscopic Pelvic Floor Surgery in Singapore, Germany, Australia and the United States.
Dr. Tandulwadkar has published several articles in Endoscopy, has contributed chapters in Fogsi Focus and has published four workbooks on Hysteroscopy, IUI, LSCS & Normal Labour in Pogs Conference. She is the author of “Endoscopy Simplified: Practical Tips by Experts” and “Letrozole: A New Era in Ovulation”.
She received “Best Innovative Surgery” prize and “Best Paper” prize for her video and paper on Metroplasty in Unicornuate Uterus with Versapoint. Dr. Tandulwadker started the trend of Laparoscopic Hysterectomy in the city of Pune and established the State of the Art Fertility & Endoscopy Centre in Ruby Hall Clinic. She has also arranged several camps for breast cancer awareness, pap smears and has conducted free deliveries and caesarean sections for below poverty line patients at Ruby Hall Clinic.
•Chief, Ruby Hall IVF & Endoscopy Centre, Pune
•Head Of Department Of Obstetrics & Gynecology, Ruby Hall Clinic, Pune
•Gynae Endoscopist, Poona Hospital And Research Centre.
•PG Guide For DNB In Obstetrics & Gynecology
•Guide for Fellowship In Reproductive Medicine By The National Board.
•All India Infertility Committee Chairperson 2011-2013
•General Secretary POGS 2011-2012
•Elected Executive Member IAGE (Indian Association Of Gynaecological Endoscopists)
•Elected Executive Committee Member ISAR (Indian Society For Assisted Reproduction)
•Co Chairperson Of Accreditation Committee Of ISAR (Indian Society For Assisted Reproduction)
•Founder Secretary, Maharashtra Chapter Of ISAR
•Manuscript Reviewer To The Esteemed Journal Fertil Steril
•Obtained Special Training in Advanced Laproscopic Surgery at Singapore in 1997.
•Obtained Special Training in Advanced Gynae Laparoscopic Surgery at Kiel University Germany Iin 1997
•Visited Kiel University Germany to see the set up for establishing an International Endoscopy Training Centre
•Obtained Special Training of Laparoscopic Pelvic Floor Surgery in St. George Hospital, Sydney (Australia) in May 2002 From World Renowned Surgeons Like Alan Lam And Greg Cario.
•Obtained Special Training of Laparoscopic Pelvic Floor Surgery From Dr. C Y Liu, USA in Nov 2002
TRAINING OF IVF
•Obtained Extensive Personal Training In IVF & ICSI In Sydney Ivf Centre, Australia In May 2002.
•Underwent Advanced Course In IVF & Blastocyst Culture And Transfer In National University Hospital, Singapore In June 2002.
•Obtained Training In IVF From National University Hospital, Singapore In July 2002
•Obtained Extensive Training In IVF & ICSI From Harley Street Fertility Centre, London Nov 2002.
PAPERS AND PUBLICATIONS:
•Presented A Paper On ‘Antenetal Fetal Monitoring By Daily Fetal Movement Count’ In 3rd Conference Of Maharashtra State ObGy Society At Solapur In 1989.
•Presented A Paper On 19th Bombay ObGy Conference In March 1991 On ‘Computer Automated Analysis Of Sperm Motility In Migrated & Capacitated Fraction Of Sperm Prep.’
•Attended Workshop & Conference Of World Congress Of Gyn.Endoscopy In 1993 Dec.
•Presented A Paper In Gpcon’97, Pune On ‘Recent Trends In Management Of Ectopic Pregnancy ‘
•Presented A Paper In Annual Meeting Of Pune ObGy Society In Oct. 1997 On ‘Laproscopic Management In Congenital Uterine Anomalies.’
•Attended Workshop & Conference Of ‘Frontiers Of Gyn. Endoscopy 1997.’Organised By Staten University U.S.A & Jaslok Hospital, Mumbai, In Nov.1997. Also Presented A Paper On Operative Endoscopy In The Same Conference.
•Presented A Paper On ‘Laproscopic Hysterectomy-Our Experience.’ In Annual Meeting Of Pune ObGy Society In1998. Received A Best Paper Award For The Same.
•Presented A Paper On Operative Endoscopy In Masicon’98. At Solapur in Feb.98.
•Presented A Paper On ‘Laproscopic Hysterectomy’ In National Conference At Hyderabad In Dec. 1998.
•Attended Workshop ‘Master Class In Advanced Laproscopic Surgery ‘Conducted By Mr.Lyndsay Mcmillan At Lilavati Hospital In March 1999.
•Presented Two Papers In 1999 In AMOGS Conference On ‘LAVH My Experience & Laparoscopy In Twisted Ovarian Cysts.
•Attended ‘Endoscopy Beyond 2000’ An International Workshop & Conference In Mumbai In 2001.
•Attended Advanced Seminar On ‘Applied Urodynamics” At Pune (Maharashtra) In 2001 Organized By Centre For Advanced Urodynamics, Pune.
•Has Given Several Lectures In Infertility At Various Obgy Societies in Maharashtra as well as all over India
•Has Written A Chapter On Controversies In Laparoscopic Management Of Infertility, In An International Book Published In June 2003.
•Has Contributed A Chapter On “Controversies In The Management Of Adnexal Masses Of Ovarian Origin” In A Book “Beyond The Boundaries” Published By Dr. Prakash Trivedi
•Written Several Articles on Endoscopy In The Bulletin Of Poona Hospital And Ruby Hall Clinic.
•Presented Video On “Metroplasty In Unicornuate Uterus With Versapoint” And Received Best Innovative Surgery Award In Yuva Fogsi 2005.
•Has Contributed A Chapter On ‘Salpingoscopy And Fallopioscopy In Tubal Evaluation’ In A Book Published By Dr. Kamini Rao.
•Has Contributed A Chapter In Fogsi Focus On Dub- “Pre-Op Preparation Of Endometrium Before Thermal Ablation” In 2006.
•Has Contributed A Chapter In Fogsi Publication On ‘Role Of Hysteroscopy In Congenital Uterine Anomalies’ Published In Sept. 2006.
•Has Sent Case Reports For Publication In ‘Fertility And Sterility’ On ‘Laparoscopic Management Of Twisted Adenexa ‘ And Hysteroscopic Metroplasty In Unicornuate Uterus To Improve Reproductive Outcome’ (Under Consideration)
•Has Contributed A Chapter On Submucous Myoma In A Book To Be Published By Dr.Gautam Allahbadia
•Has Published A Book Titled ‘Endoscopy Simplified: Practical Tips By Experts’ In 2008
•Has Published An Article On Difficulties In Laparoscopic Myomectomy In Fogsi – Focus 2008
•Has Written A Book On Letrozole : A New Era In Ovulation Induction In 2009
•Has Contributed An Article On ‘Detorsion And Conservative Therapy For Twisted Adnexa’ In Journal Of Gynecological Endoscopy And Surgery, Jan 2009
•Published ‘Optimizing IUI Results – A Guide To Gynecologists’ Along With International Contributors. Published By Jaypee Publication Released In Dec 2009 In An International Conference.
•Published Four Workbooks On Hysteroscopy, IUI, LSCS & Normal Labour In Pogs Conference In April 2011
•Edited Quarterly News Bulletin Of IAGE In April 2011
•Contributed a chapter on ‘Making Laparoscopic Myomectomy Safe’ in the book Safe & Effective – Gynaecological Endoscopy & Minimal Access Surgery.
•Contributed a chapter on ‘The New Bipolar technology of Versapoint’ in the textbook of Hysteroscopy
•Contributed a chapter on ‘Fibroids Uterus and Infertility’ in FOGSI Focus.
•Contributed to FOGSI FOCUS edited by Dr Mala Arora
•Contributed Chapter on ‘Energy Sources in Hysteroscopy’ a book published by Dr Nandita Palshetkar in November 2011
•Published article on ‘Hysteroscopy in Postmenopausal Women’ In SAFOG In July 2011 issue
•Contributed Chapter on ‘Myomectomy Simplified’ in a book of Dr Prakash Trivedi (yet to publish)
•Written a review article on ‘Current issues in PGD/PGS’ in Indexed journal of Infertility & Fetal Medicine in Nov 2011
•Contributed a chapter on ‘PGD-PGS’ in ISAR Bulletin of 2012
•Contributed a chapter on ‘Laparoscopic Ovarian Drilling’ in FOGSI FOCUS of PCOS by Dr Mandakini Parihar.
•Contributed a chapter on ‘Preventing descent in in women’ in FOGSI FOCUS
•Plans to publish ‘100 questionnaires’ compiled in 4 volumes. (1st volume published in Oct 2011 at Pune & 2nd is planned to be published at Varanasi in Jan 2012)
•Plans to publish ‘GCP-Good Clinical Practice for Infertility’ in Varanasi in Jan 2012
•Publishing a book ‘Optimising Infertility results- Tips for day to day practise’ in 2012
•Releasing Infertility Committee news bulletin for FOGSI
CONFERENCES & WORKSHOPS ORGANISED:
•Conducted CME Programme In Poona Hospital In Oct.1997 On ‘Operative Endoscopy In Gynaecology.’
•Attended Workshop & Conference On Advance Laproscopic Surgery In Gynaecology In 1997 At Singapore.
•Organized C.M.E On Gynecological Endocrinology In Pune In 1999 Along With Dr. Geeta Pandya (Gynaecological Endocrinologist, Mumbai)
•Organized Workshop For Laproscopic Surgery In Pune In 2000 Along With Fogsi & Pune Obgy Society.
•Organized Interactive Workshop For Basic & Advanced Laproscopic Surgery In Pune In March 2001
•Attended Goa 2001 Congress- An International Conference & Workshop On Advances In Endoscopy & Infertility, Also Delivered A Talk On Do’s & Don’ts In Laparoscopy In the Same Conference
•In Nov 2002 Attended AAGL Conference (All American Gynaecological Laparoscopists) At Miami & Presented Videos & Papers On Laparoscopic Hysterectomy In Fibroid Uterus-LAVH / VALH – My Experience Of 5 Yrs.
•Had Organized A Panel Discussion On Male Infertility With The Urologist Of Ruby Hall At Hotel Pride In Jan 2003
•Had Organized An International Update In Infertility With 5 International And 25 National Faculties At Le Meridian, Pune With The Occasion Of Inauguration Of Ruby Hall Fertility & Endoscopy Centre, Which Was Attended By About 250 Gynecologists From All Over India On 1-2 March 2003.
•Had Conducted Live Endoscopic Workshop At Jalgaon On 20th April 2003
•Was Invited In ‘International Congress On Infertility’ In Bombay & Also Presented Paper ‘Can We Reduce Learning Curve In Art?’ In Nov 2003
•In April 2004 Attended ISGE Conference In Malaysia And Presented Videos On: Laparoscopic Tubo-Tubal Anastomosis At Isthmic End and Laparoscopic Sling For Nulliparous Prolapse
•Organized Pre Congress Workshop On Endoscopy, Infertility And Sonography At Pune As A Part Of Yuva Fogsi 2005 Conference.
•In June 2005 Attended World Congress On Infertility At Copenhegen Denmark.
•In August 2006, Presented Video On ‘Laparoscopic Management Of Twisted Adenexa In Infertile Woman’ And ‘ Hysteroscopic Metroplasty In Unicornuate Uterus To Improve The Reproductive Outcome’ in A Conference Organized By Asia Pacific Endoscopy Society On ‘Limits Of Endoscopic Surgery’ At Sydeny, Australia.
•Organized An International Conference On Infertility In March 2006 On The Event Of Completion Of Three Successful Years Of Ruby Hall Ivf – Endoscopy Centre. Attended By 570 Gynecologists From India And Neighboring Countries.
•Organized An International Conference On Ovulation Induction And Endoscopy (IOI And ICE 2008) In May 2008.
•Organising Secretary For ISAR 2009: 14th National Congress In Assisted Reproductive Technologies Held In Pune
•Organising Chairperson In Surgigyn 2009: International Workshop On Pelvic Floor And Gynae-Endoscopy Held In June 2009 In Pune
•Convener For Pre-Congress Workshop On Stimulation Protocol In ‘Ovary Unraveled ’ Dec 2009
•Inaugurated Maharashtra Chapter Of ISAR As Founder General Secretary In April 2011
•Organizing Chairperson of IAGE Annual International Conference On ‘Safe Endoscopy’ In June 2011 In Pune.
•Organizing Chairperson of 1st National conference on Health & Happiness in May 2011.
•Organizing Secretary of ‘Safe Surgeries, Save Lives’ POGS, FOSI initiative in Oct 2011
•Planned first Annual Conference of Maharashtra chapter of ISAR on 5-6th May 2012.
•Active Participation In ESHRE, AAGL, IAGE, ASRM conferences
•Invited As A Guest Speaker In Pune ObGy Society To Deliver A Lecture On ‘Laproscopic Hysterectomy.’ In Aug.1998.
•Invited As The Faculty For The Gyn. Endoscopy Workshop Organized By International College Of Surgeons ‘Indian Section In Sept.1998 At ICS Conference At Indore.
•Invited As A Guest Speaker In The Same Conference To Deliver A Lecture On: ‘Laproscopic Hysterectomy’ and ‘Role Of Endoscopy In Infertility.’
•Invited To Demonstrate Advanced Laparoscopic Surgeries In The Workshop At Kolhapur (Maharashtra) In 2000 By Kolhapur Ob Gy Society.
•Invited To Present Masters Videos On ‘Role Of Laparo-Hystero-Vaginoscopy In Congenital Anomalies Of Female Genital Tract’ In 2002 In Indian Association Of Gynaecological Meeting In Mumbai.
•Invited As Speaker In March 2002 In Mumbai In The Conference Of Giant Strides In Gyn. Endoscopy, Also Chaired A Session On Myomas In The Same Conference.
•Invited As Speaker In Bombay-Pune Ob-Gy Society Combined Meeting At Lonavala In Aug 2002-To Speak On Surgical Treatment Of Unruptured Ectopic Pregnancy.
•Was Invited As Faculty In The Conference Organized By Aurangabad Obgy Society In Dec. 2002
•Was Invited By IMA Kolhapur, To Deliver A Talk On Recent Management In Dub In Dec. 2002
•Was Invited As Faculty To Participate In AMOGS 2003 (All Maharashtra Obgy Society) At Solapur On 7-8 Feb 2003
•Invited As A National Faculty To Participate In An Update Of Infertility & Endoscopy In Kochi On 12th & 13th March 2003
•Was Invited As Faculty At Cochin To Participate In A Debate Of Laparoscopic Hysterectomy On 12th April 2003
•Invited To Deliver A Talk On Key Points In Prevention Of Complications In Laparoscopic Hysterectomy At Mahabaleshwar In A Conference Organized By Satara & Pune Obgy Society In Aug 2003
•Invited As A National Faculty In Kochi On An International Workshop On Endoscopy Oct. 2003
•Invited As An National Faculty For Endoscopic Workshop In 2004/2005:
·Mumbai- International Conference Organized By Images, Fogsi, MOGS
·Ahmedabad -Organized By IAGe & Ahmedabad Obstretics And Gynaecological Society
·Koimbatore- Organized By IAGE & Koimbatore Obstretics And Gynaecological Society
·Patna- Organized By Local Society
·Satara- Organized By Local Society
·Baramati- Organized By Local Society
·Nasik- Organized By AMOGS Endoscopy Committee
·Aurangabad- Organized By Local Society
·Chandrapur- Organized By AMOGS Endoscopy Committee.
·Latur – Organized CME On Infertility With Latur Ob-Gy Soc
•Invited To Speak On ‘Laparoscopic Myomectomy – How To Optimize The Results In Nagpur Annual Conference.
•Invited Faculty In Banglore For ISRM Conference
•Invited Faculty At Aurangabad In ICOG Conference To Speak On Laparoscopic Myomectomy How To Improve Results In 2006
•Invited At Yuva FOGSI 2006 Conference At New Mumbai To Speak On “Laparoscopic Management Of Chocolate Cyst”.
•Invited By Mumbai Ob-Gy Society To Speak On ‘Laparoscopic Management Of Twisted Adenexa ‘In April 2006.
•Invited At Kolhapur To Deliver A Talk On ‘Ovulation Induction For IUI ‘ And ‘Laparoscopic Management Of Twisted Adenexa’ By The Local Ob-Gy Society In June 2006.
•Invited At Baroda To Deliver A Talk On ‘Chronic Pelvic Pain’ And ‘Laparoscopic Management Of Endometriomas’ By The Local Ob-Gy Society In July 2006.
•Invited At Surat To Deliver A Talk On ‘Endocrinology Of Ovulation’ And ‘Laparoscopic Management Of Endometriomas’ By The Local Ob-Gy Society In July 2006.
•Invited In Banglore As A Operative Faculty In An Endoscopy Workshop Organized By Images On 15th October 2006
•Invited At Several Places By Local Society And IMA To Deliver A Talk On Various Subjects Of Infertility And Endoscopy
•Invited To Speak On ‘Advances In Art ‘ At Ulhasnagar On 10th Sept.2006
•Invited To Speak On ‘Role Of Hysteroscopy In Uterine Anomalies’ At Mumbai In An International Conference On Art Organized By Fogsi On 16th-17th Sept.2006.
•Invited At Kolhapur In A Conference Organized By Endometriosis Society To Deliver A Talk On ‘ Ovarian Endometrioma ‘On 30th Sept 2006
•Invited To Speak On ‘Laparoscopic Management Of Myoma –How To Optimize The Outcome?’ At Varanasi. In An International Conference on Art. In Nov.2006.Also Will Be Presenting A Video On ‘Twisted Adenexa- The Current Management’ In The Same Conference.
•Invited As A Faculty In An International Conference On Endoscopy At Banglore On 14th Oct. 2006.
•Invited As A Faculty In An International Conference On Infertility At Mumbai On 18th. Nov 2006.
•Invited As A Faculty In An International Conference On Infertility At Varanasi On 24,25th Nov 2006.
•Invited As A Operative Faculty At Bharuch In State Level Coference Organised By Gujrat Ob-Gy Society In Dec. 2006.To Demonstrate Total Laparoscopic Hysterectomy
•Invited In Delhi As A Faculty In A Conference Organised By Indian Fertility Society On 10th Dec 2006
•Invited As A Speaker In Kolkata In All India Fogsi Conference In Jan 2007. Will Be Receiving Fellowship In ICOG In The Same Conference.
•Invited At Faculty In National AICOG Conference In January 2007 To Participate In CME On Infertility
•Invited Faculty In ‘National Operative Workshop On Vaginal Minimal Access Surgery & Pcos And Ovulation Induction’ In Dec 2008
•Invited As Moderator In ‘Isoparb 2009 On 22nd March 2009 For Topic ‘Controversies In Art’
•Invited Faculty In Solapur Obgyn Society Program
•Invited Faculty In Trivandrum Obgyn Society Conference In September 2009
•Invited Faculty In Mumbai FOGSI Conference In September 2009 As A Panelist In A Panel Discussion On Fertility Preservation Strategies
•Invited To Talk On ‘Endometriosis Surgery Versus IVF In International Conference ‘Ovary Unraveled ‘Dec 2009’
•Appreciated By Ruby Hall Clinic For Relentless Efforts In Leading Ruby Hall Clinic Towards Global Recognition In 2009.
•Invited Faculty In National Conference On Gynae Endocrinology In April 2011 At Aiims Delhi Organised By Gesi, Aiims & FOGSI
•Invited Operative Faculty In Hysteroscopy Workshop At Cuttak (April 2011), Ranchi & Jalandhar (May 2011), Goa (June 2011).
•Organizing Secretary For The 14th National Conference Of ISAR 2009
•Conducted Symposium On Infertility For Panaji Obgyn Society In March 2009
•Invited Faculty In Bhubaneshwar Obgyn Society Symposium On Infertility
•Invited faculty for AICOG 2012 at Varanasi to speak on ‘Low molecular weight heparin’
•Moderator at POGS exchange conference at Panhala for the topic ‘Optimising IUI results’
Organized workshops to teach gynecologists across the country “Operative Hysteroscopy” – “See one, Do one, Teach one” as a project Chairperson Infertility Committee, FOGSI in Raipur, Pune, Cuttack, Rajkot, Surat, Ranchi, Jalandar, Bharuch, Navi Mumbai, Mehsana, Anand, Kolkatta, Guwahati, Behrmpur, Patna, Daman, Vapi, Anand, Muzzafarnagar, Kanyakumari, Varanasi.
•Conducting free OPD’s for below poverty line patients at Tadiwala Road where apprx 40-45 patients attend Antenatal clinic on three days (Monday,Wednesday,Friday) in a week since 2000. These OPD’s are run with the help of 6 gynaecology resident doctors of Ruby Hall Clinic.
•Conducting free deliveries and caesarean sections for these below poverty line patients at Ruby Hall Clinic wherein they get best of medical facilities. These services are being run since 2000. Apart from Obstetric work they are also provided other surgeries free of cost.
•Patients who are below poverty line (those with yellow ration card) are provided Obstetrics & Gynaecology services free of charge.
•Holding free Infertility camps at Ruby Hall Clinic
•Has arranged and attended numerous health programmes as a Rotary member in field of OBGYN as well as infertility.
•Has arranged Pap smear camps in peripheral villages of Pune in association with Social Service Department of Ruby Hall Clinic from time to time.
•Had arranged Breast Cancer Awareness camp in Pune in 2011 in association with NGO
•Has published various community awareness articles like importance of soya rich diet in postmenopausal women and many more in leading newspapers like TOI from time to time
- •Innovated Several Laparoscopic Instruments And Presented The Use Of These Instruments In Various Conferences.
- •Started The Trend Of Laparoscopic Hysterectomy In The City Of Pune From 1996
- •Established State Of The Art Fertility & Endoscopy Centre In Ruby Hall Clinic And Achieved Pregnancy In The 1st Case In Dec.2002
- •Innovated New Technique For Laparoscopic Tubo-Tubal Anastomosis At Isthmic End And Presented At: “Endo-Surge 2003” Organised By IAGE And Received Best Video Award At International Conference Of Gynae-Endoscopist At Malaysia In April 2004
- •Conducting Endoscopic Training Courses Regularly Since Last 5 Years and Trained Gynaecologists from South Asian Countries As Well.
- •Conducting FOGSI Recognised Endoscopic Training Courses Regularly
- •Conducting 6 Monthly Training Programme For Post DGO/ MD/ DNB In Endoscopy/ Infertility (Paid Observer Post)
- •Established Ruby Hall Ivf Endo Club With More Than 550 Gynecologists And Urologist Involved Having International Faculties On Director Board
- •Received Best Innovative Surgery Prize For The Video On ‘Metroplasty In Unicornuate Uterus With Versapoint’ In Yuva Fogsi 2005
- •Received Best Paper Prize For The Paper On ‘Metroplasty In Unicornuate Uterus With Versapoint’ In Pogs Annual Conference In Nov 2006
- •American Society Of Reproductive Medicine Has Kept The Video On ‘Laparoscopic Management Of Twisted Adnexa’ In Their Video Library For Educational Purpose.
- •Ruby Hall Infertility Centre Has A Two-Year Post MD/ DNB Course On ‘Fellowship In Reproductive Medicine’.
- •Only Center In India Recognized For The ‘International Fellowship Of Institute Of Reproductive Medicine And Endoscopic Surgery (IRMES)’