Dr Alpa Khakhar

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Dr Alpa Khakhar

MBBS; MD(OB /GYN)

Urogynaecologist

Apollo Hospitals Greams Road Chennai & 1 more
  • 20 Years of experience
  • English,Hindi,Tamil,Bengali,Gujarati
  • 105 Recommendations
  •  MON-SAT | 08:00 AM-01:45 PM, 01:45 PM-02:00 PM

Awards and Achievements

  • Gujarat state board scholarship for medical education Best student award in higher secondary board from  Raghuvanshi samaj  Best paper prize at 3rd Annual meeting of “BOGS” at Baroda, Gujarat 2000:”Study on hospitalized adolescent girls” ECFMG certification with 90th percentile Research Projects: Etiology, clinical and urodynamic study (UDS) parameters of primary & recurrent stress urinary incontinence (SUI). It was a study of 400 patients.
  • Prospective randomized clinical trial of 30 pts looking at the role of Kegel exercises and biofeedback in pts with SUI.
  • Importance of Urodynamics in the diagnosis of latent urinary incontinence (UI) in pts with uterine prolapse. We reviewed 100 pts. Ongoing research projects: Prospective randomized clinical trial of 100 patients looking at the role of single dose antibiotic MonoSol for urinary tract infection.
  • Looking at serum vitamin B12 and vitamin D3 level in women with “LUTS” and vaginal discomfort sensations.
  • Academic Participations: Presented and participated at 24th Annual Conference of SOGOG Bhavcon, 1999
  • Presented and participated at Baroda Obstetrics and Gynecological society, 2000
  • Presented at FOGSI 44th All India Congress of Obstetrics & Gynecology, 2000
  • NALS Course – Jamnagar, 2000 Gynec-Urology Update: Symposia & Live operative workshop- Ahmadabad, 2001
  • Presented at PEI (Prince Edwards Island, Nova-Scotia, Canada) – 2003
  • 15th Annual Comprehensive Workshop on Gynecologic Endoscopy for Residents & Fellows – Chicago, USA, 2006
  • PIE (Perineal Injuries and Episiotomy repair & Reconstruction) –Workshop, 2007
  • Workshop in Urogynecology & Reconstructive Pelvic surgery – Chennai,2007, 2008, 2009
  • Training in Basic Life Support (BLS), 2008 Workshop on Hysteroscopy by Obstetric and Gynaecological society of Southern India, 2008
  • Live workshop on basic laparoscopic surgery , general surgery and gynecology, 2008 Workshop on Hysteroscopy – Chennai, 2008 Basic Life Support training course – Chennai, 2008
  • Workshop in Intrauterine insemination – Chennai, 2009
  • International Conference on “Current trends in the management of Clinical Dilemmas in Sub-Fertility – The Infertility Update”’, 2009 SUI (Female) – 2010,
  • Summit on Urinary Incontinence (Female) Live Operative Workshop URPS – 2010 Gynec endoscopy today – 2011
  • Advance course in laparoscopic surgery attended at Fogsi Recongnized Radhe Endoscopy Training Center, Gujarat in 2012.
  • Faculty at 4th International Conference in Urogynecology and Pelvic Reconstructive Surgery in 2012, 2013.

Research and Publications

  • Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology Canada, Urethral Parameters in Primary and Recurrent Stress Urinary Incontinence (SUI) (Publication), A Khakhar, Q Chou, D Penava, Publication Dt: 06 / 2003, Volume: 25, Number 6, Pages: S35 FOGSI 44th All India Congress of Obstetrics & Gynecology, Anemia among teenaged semi urban girls: Predicting the future. (Podium Presentation 12 / 2000), Alpa C Kotak, AJ Madhani.
  • Baroda Obstetrics & Gynecological Society, Third Annual Meeting held at Baroda, India.
  • Adolescent Gynecology (Study on hospitalized Adolescent girls in Jamnagar) (Podium Presentation 10 / 2000), Alpa C Kotak, HR Patel.
  • Society of Obstetricians & Gynecologists of Gujarat, 24th Annual Meeting held at Ahmadabad, India. Gynecological problems in Adolescent girls. (Podium Presentation 10 / 1999), Alpa C Kotak, HR Patel.
  • Diagnostic Laparoscopy in Chronic Pelvic Pain. Dissertation prepared during residency in OB/GYN and accepted by Saurastra University, Rajkot, Gujarat, India.
  • In the field of Urinary Incontinence & pelvic floor surgeries.
  • Publications and presentations at national & international levels.
  • Social services in women's health camps, organizes and addresses women healthcare awareness.
  • Creating national awareness reg. cervical vaccine to protact girls from cervical cancer.

 

 

Qualification

MBBS; MD(OB /GYN)

Work Experience

  • Fellowship in Urogynecology & Pelvic floor surgery: St. Joseph Hospital, University of Western Ontario (UWO), Canada.
  • Consultant Urogynecologist, Laparoscopic Gynecologist & Obstetrician at Apollo Hospitals, Chennai.
  • Worked at Newark Beth Israel Medical center, Newark , USA Have performed & assisted more than 1000 Cesarean sections, 500 Hysterectomies (Laparoscopic/ Abdominal), 500 Sling( Different types) surgeries, 100 Vault suspension and other anti-incontinence & Prolapse surgeries, 30 fistulas.
  •  Since last 15 years,Consultant Uro-Gynecologist, Laparoscopic surgeon & Robotic surgeon at Apollo Hospitals, Chennai

  •    2005 – 2006:  Allegheny General Hospital, Pittsburgh, Newark Beth Israel Medical Center, Newark, USA 

  •   2002-2004: Fellowship in Uro-Gynecology & Reconstructive Pelvic Floor surgery, S’t Joseph Hospital, University of Western Ontario (UWO), Canada.

 

  •  2001 – 2002: Consultant in Obstetrics & Gynecology at Gosai Private hospital, Gujarat, India
  • 1998 – 2001: Registrar in Obstetrics & Gynecology at MPSMC, Gujarat, India.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Certifications & Professional Memberships

  • Life member of URPSSI, IUGA, FOGSI, OGSSI, ICS.

Medical Council Registration

102750

Special Interests

  • Extensive experience in the diagnosis and treatment of a wide range of
  • women’s diseases, like any kind of urinary problems, bleeding problems, pain in lower part, lax vagina or coming out of the pelvic parts, etc.
  • Very well trained in performing gynecologic & Urogynecology & Laparoscopic & robotic surgeries
  • Outstanding ability to provide care with emphasis on a holistic
  • approach, treating the female patient as a physical, emotional, and
  • social being
  • Ability to deliver superior results

 


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