Dr. Rishma Dhillon Pai
Department of Gynecology
MD, DNB, DGO, FCPS, FICOG

Profile

Dr. Rishma Dhillon Pai has been associated with Lilavati Hospital since last eight years. 

 

EXPERIENCE & SPECIALIZED TRAINING:

  • House Surgeon Wadia Maternity Hospital, KEM Hospital Mumbai.
  • OBGYN Registrar Wadia Maternity Hospital Mumbai.
  • Lecturer, Nair Hospital, Rajawadi Hospital, R N Cooper Hospital, Mumbai.
  • Visiting fellow, Operative Laser Laparoscopy & Hysteroscopy, Centre for Operative Endoscopy & Laser therapy, Jan Palfin Hospital, Antwerp, Belgium 3 months.
  • Research in the use of NST & Ultrasonography in High Risk Obstetrics.
  • Research on Promotion of Intrauterine Contraceptives in rural India.
  • Course participant, Indo German Workshop on Operative Endoscopy-1991.
  • Course participant, 6 the International course on Endoscopy & laser surgery, Brussels -1993.
  • Visiting fellow for training in Micromanipulation, SIMAF Scoysman Institute. Vilvoorde, Brussels, Belgium-1999.
  • Visiting fellow for training in Oocyte and embryo Cryopreservation at Kato Ladies Clinic, Tokyo, Japan. This is the largest and busiest IVF centre in the world. 2006
  • Observer at Sayoy Medical Centre, Lousiana, U.S.A in the field of Urogynaecology 2007.
  • Advanced Infertility training in Monza, Italy 2009
  • Infertility updates in Portugal and China 2009.

Awards and Recognition

  • 2012 - Recipient of the Women’s Achievers Award.
  • 2011 - Recipient of Excellent IVF Doctor in India of the year award 2011 by the R. K HIV and AID Research & Care Centre      
  • 2011 - Recipient of Best Doctors (Gynaecologist) for Newsmakers Achievers award.
  • 2011 - Recipient of the 17th Lions Gold Awards 2010 in recognition of exemplary services rendered in the field of Gynaecology.   
  • 2010 – Recipient of GR8 Woman Achievers awards for excellence in medicine alongwith other woman achievers like Aishwarya Rai , Sushmita Sen, Saroj Khan etc.  
  • 2009 – Recipient of the Navshakti Awards for excellence in the field of Medicine.
  • 2008 - Award for Distinguished Alumni, awarded by Jaihind College, Mumbai
  • 2005 - Prize for the best committee awarded to the Infertility Committee of the MOGS.
  • 2003 - Prize for best paper on Medical Termination of pregnancy at the all India Conference.
  • 1989 - Prize for best paper on “Breech Presentation” at the MOGS Conference.
  • 1988 - Prize for best paper on “Fetal Maturity” at the MOGS Conference.
  • 1988 - Prize for the best thesis entitled “How to promote IUCD in villages” held by the Bombay Obstetrics & Gynaecological Society(MOGS).             
  • 1985 - Distinction in Microbiology, Bombay University.
  • 1985 - Distinction in Forensic Medicine, Bombay University.
  • 1983 - Distinction in Anatomy, Bombay University.
  • 1983 - Distinction in Physiology, Bombay University.
  • 1983 - Distinction in Biochemistry, Bombay University.

Research Publications

  • Dr. Rishma Pai has contributed articles to various newspapers, magazines and television shows such as Mid day. Times of India, Wellness Times, Meri Saheli etc
  • 2015 - Article in the magazine named “Cybele”, Editor Dr. Roza Olyai, a FOGSI publication( released January 2015)
  • 2013 - Contributed article for the Manual of Assisted Reproduction - Precongress workshop manual of    the All India Congress of Obstetrics and Gynaecology
  • 2013 Contributed article for the Hysteroscopy manual– Precongress workshop manual of the All India Congress of Obstetrics and Gynaecology
  • 2012 - Article in the WES- World Endometriosis Society E-journal April- May 2012. Article on ART and  Endometriosis    
  • 2012 - Contributed a chapter on, “Heavy menstrual bleeding - Uterine conservative surgery.”in the book   FOGSI Textbook of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Population Stabilization.   
  • 2012 - Contributed chapeer on " Fluid management & Nutritional support: before induction/ during labour/ post op" in the book " Labour protocols......In Indian scenario" Editor: Dr. Alpesh Gandhi             
  • 2011-  Contributed article on MRI guided focused ultrasound (MRgFUS) for treatment of fibroids in the  IAGE Journal Volume III.    
  • 2011 – Contributed journal review article -Fine needle vaginoplasty: a simplified novel approach for correction of vaginal aplasiafor the IAGE Newsletter Volume IV.        
  • 2011 - Contributed article in the Pai’s Text book of Intrauterine Insemination
  • 2010 - Contributed an article on Clinical Presentation and Management of Emergent and Non  Emergent Status in the book Threatened Miscarraige. Editor – Dr. Suneeta Mittal                 
  • 2010 - Contributed an article for the Hand book on Endocrinology and Infertility.
  • 2010 - Contributed an article for the Fogsi Focus on Birth Defects.
  • 2010 - Contributed an article, IUCD - Myths and Misconceptions for the Fogsi Focus on IUCD.
  • 2010 - Contributed an article in the newsletter of the Indian Association of Gynaecological Endoscopists Vol II
  • 2010 -  Contributed an article for the Fogsi Focus on Intrauterine insemination Jan 2010 issue.
  • 2009 -  Contributed an article, ‘Thermal Balloon Ablation’ to the Journal of Gynaecological Endoscopy     
  • 2009-  Contributed an article in IAGE Newsletter Vol I.
  • 2008 - Contributed an article in FOGSI Focus on Fibroids to be published.
  • 2008 - Contributed an article in FOGSI Focus on Osteoporosis and Surgery.
  • 2008 -  Contributed an article in FOGSI times
  • 2008 - Contributed in the book, “Gynaecology Answered”, for IJCP Publications.
  • 2008 - Prepared the Guidelines, “National Guidelines for Accreditation, Supervision and Regulation of   ART clinics in India.”   
  • 2007 – Chapter in the 2nd Edition ‘ The Infertility Manual’ by Dr. Kamini Rao.
  • 2007 – Editor of the Manual of ‘ New Drugs and Instrumentation in Gyanecology’ a publication of the Food, Drugs and Medico legal Committee of the Federation of Obstetrics and Gyanecological  Society of India.                          
  • 2006 – Contributed an article in the ‘Manual of Genetics and Fetal Medicine’ a publication of the Federation of Obstetrics and Gyanecological Society of India.               
  • 2006 – Contributed an Article ‘Intra Uterine Polyps:’ in Physicians Digest.
  • 2004 – Contributed an article in the Manual of Assisted Reproduction Techniques.
  • 2004 – Contributed chapter in the Manual of Hysteroscopy
  • 2002 - Menopause. Article in Physicians Digest.
  • 1998 - Menorragia- The Bleeding Disorder with a Difference in the PhysiciansDigest.
  • 1993 - Laparoscopic management of ovarian masses-a general hospital Experience, published in the Journal of Antwerp City Hospitals-Acta Antwerpiensia. 
  • 1993 - Endometrial Resection-a study of 53 cases. Published in the Indian Journal of Obstetrics &  Gynaecology.             
  • 1993 - Dating of the endometrium by Microhysteroscopy. Paper published in the Indian Journal of Obstetrics & Gynaecology.              
  • 1991 - Intraumbilical oxytocic injection for the active management of the third stage of labour. Paper   published in the Indian Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology.        
  • 1990 - Obstetric outcome in the elderly parturient. Thesis written for the F.C.P.S examination.
  • 1990 - Role of kick count, NST & ultrasonographic evaluation of amniotic fluid volume in high risk  pregnancies. Thesis written for MD, University of Mumbai.              
  • 1990 - Primary ammenorrhoea-a study of 52 cases. Paper published in the Indian Journal of Obstetrics & Gynaecology.   
  • 1990 - Perinatal outcome in breech deliveries. Paper published in the Indian Journal of Obstetrics & Gynaecology.         
  • 1989 - Role of N S T in the management of postdatism. Paper published in the Indian Journal of Obstetrics & Gynaecology.