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Dr. Hrishikesh Pai
Dr. Hrishikesh D. Pai M.D., F.C.P.S., F.IC.O.G., MSc (USA) has been in the field of IVF since 26 years. He did his one year fellowship in Reproductive Biology from the University of Melbourne Australia, in 1989. He is the scientific director of Two IVF units in Mumbai- 'The Babies & Us' Fertility, IVF & ICSI Centre at Opera House & 'The Advanced Fertility Centre' At the Lilavati Hospital, Bandra. He is one of the pionees in the field of Micromanipulation in India. His was the third unit in India to have started the procedure of Micromanipulation- ICSI in 1996 in Mumbai.
He has received training in Preimplantation genetics at the two leading institutes in the world-the Verlinsky unit in Chicago & the Az Vub in Brussels. His unit was the third unit in India to have started Preimplantation genetics diagnosis in 1998.
He has also been instrumental in establishing the first Assisted Laser Hatching Unit in India. The unit has delivered one of the first few laser hatched twins in India in the year 1999. He has helped to start many IVF units all over India-Guwahati, Jullandar, Raipur, Kakinada, Nagarcoil, Amritsar, Vijaywada, Allahabad, Kanpur to name a few.