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Achievements - Rewards & Recognitions

Dr. Nandita Palshetka's long life and career contributions to the cause of IVF popularisation have brought her multiple rewards and recognitions. Her career has been rewarding both for her as well as her patients and the medical fraternity.

Pioneering new techniques in the field of medicine:
  • First in India to introduce in assisted laser hatching , in 1998
  • First in India to introduce the technique of spindle view,
  • First in India to introduce the technique ovarian tissue freezing,
  • First in India to introduce the technique oocyte freezing and
  • First in India to introduce the technique of freezing embryos with vitrification.
  • First in Asia to introduced the technology of time lapse incubators called embryoscope , in 2012.
  • Delivered first laser hatching twins in India
  • IMSI – a new technology for improving results in Male Infertility, for the first time in India.
  • Delivered the first baby in India with three mothers - i.e. with help of test-tube baby and surrogacy technique
  • Installation of IVF-Metabolomics Machine First in Asia & Fifth in the World at Lilavati Hospital IVF Centre 2010.
  • Installation of Primovision – digital microscope 1st time in India to improve pregnancy rates.
  • Achieved pregnancy in 2016 from eggs stored in 2007 for lifestyle purpose.
  • Installation of “Integrated takonome micromanipulator with IMSI and the spindle check technology” in 2017
  • Achieved pregnancy with sperms from a hemiplegic husband
  • In recent times her clinics have started offering the advanced technology of Preimplantation Genetic Diagnosis and screening using Next gen sequencing.
The many FIRST ACHIEVEMENTS attained in her career are -
  • First to establish assisted laser hatching in this country in 1998
  • Delivered first laser hatching twins in India
  • Achieved pregnancy with sperms from a hemiplegic husband
  • Delivered the first baby in India with three mothers - i.e. with help of test-tube baby and surrogacy technique
  • Established the spindle view technology in India so as to prevent damage to the genes during test-tube baby procedure
  • Verification a new technology was introduced in her practice 2007
  • Established the first egg and ovarian tissue bank in India
  • IMSI - a new technology for improving results in Male Infertility, for the first time in India
  • Installation of IVF-Metabolomics Machine First in Asia & Fifth in the World at Lilavati Hospital IVF Centre 2010.
  • Installation of Primovision - digital microscope 1st time in India to improve pregnancy rates.
  • Installation of Embryoscope 1st time in India at Lilavati Hospital, Mumbai, to improve pregnancy rates.
  • Achieved pregnancy in 2016 from eggs stored in 2007 for lifestyle purpose.
Professional Affiliations.
1st Vice President FOGSI (2011)
Immediate Past President Mumbai Obstetrics & Gynecological Society (MOGS)
President Indian Association of Gynecological Endoscopy (IAGE).
Managing Committee Member Indian Society of Assisted Reproductive Technology (ISAR)
Chairperson MSR - Maharashtra Chapter of ISAR
2nd Vice President The Association of Maharashtra Obstetrics & Gynecological Societies (AMOGS)
Member National Guidelines for Accreditation, Supervision & Regulation of ART Clinics in India.

Dr. Nandita Palshetkar has been instrumental in helping over 25,000 Indian and international couples to have children and become parents. Asked about her feeling when she enables infertile parents to have their first child she says -"The first cry of a baby is the beginning of a life time of joy for the parents. That is the most rewarding moment of my life." To hear the first cry of life, and the smiles on the faces of the parents.

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