The Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology of Sri Manakula Vinayagar Medical College and Hospital was started in the year 2005. Since its inception it has grown into one of the well established departments of the Institution. The Department offers state of art treatment to all classes of patients. The department caters to the need of high risk patients from surrounding areas of Puducherry and Tamil Nadu. The services of trained specialists and a team of doctors are available 24/7/365 days.

In the field of Obstetrics, we are dealing with all high risk pregnancies such as Gestation Hypertension, Pre-eclampsia, Heart disease complicating pregnancy, Gestation diabetic mellitus, Multiple pregnancy and cases of Rh incompatibility and Post caesarean pregnancies.

In the field of Obstetrics, we are dealing with all high risk pregnancies. There is an obstetric ICU available in our hospital.

  • Well equipped High risk obstetrics dependency unit.
  • Apart from routine gynaecological surgeries, laparoscopic surgery also available.
  • Family welfare facilities.
  • ART centre has been started.
Name Designation
Dr. R. Sasikala Professor & Head
Dr. N. Fatima Shanthini Professor
Dr. M. Jayasree Professor
Dr. K. Nivedita Professor
Dr. G.K. Poomalar Professor
Dr. K.S Veena Associate Professor
Dr. D. Priyadharshini Assistant Professor
Dr. S. Ilamathi Assistant Professor
Dr. Y.S.N Salini Senior Resident
Dr. G. Sharmila Junior Resident
Dr. Jasmine Kavitha Junior Resident
Dr. S. Kumudham Junior Resident
Dr. N. Noorul Nasheeha Junior Resident
Dr. Monisha Junior Resident
Dr. V. Priyadarshini Junior Resident

Obstetrics Services

Management of

  • Anemia complicating pregnancy
  • Hypertensive disorders in pregnancy
  • Gestational diabetes complicating pregnancy
  • Antepartum hemorrhage
  • Recurrent pregnancy loss
  • Preterm delivery
  • Multiple pregnancies
  • Eclampsia and epilepsy
  • Rh negative complicating pregnancy
  • IUGR
  • Post dated pregnancy
  • Post caesarean pregnancy
  • Bad Obstetrics history

 Family Welfare Services:

Temporary Method

  • Medical MTP
  • Surgical MTP
  • Intrauterine contraceptive device insertion and removal

Permanent Method

  • Puerperal sterilisation
  • Laparoscopic sterilisation
  • Mini Laparotomy
  • Tubal recanalisation

Gynaecology Services

Benign Lesions

  • Uterine fibroid
  • Benign Ovarian cystectomy
  • Management of uterovaginal prolapse
  • Adenomyosis, endometriosis
  • Pelvic inflammatory disease
  • Abnormal uterine bleeding
  • Vaginitis and cevicitis
  • Polycystic ovarian syndrome
  • Primary and secondary amenorrhoea
  • Menopause and its symptoms

Malignant Lesions

  • Screening procedures – Pap smear, Colposcopy and Hysteroscopy
  • Treatment of pre-invasive cancer cervix, Cryosurgery and Cautery
  • Treatment of Cancer cervix – Cancer endometrium, Malignant ovarian tumour and cancer vulva

ART centre

  • Ovulation induction
  • Intrauterine insermination
  • Invitro fertilization and Embryo transfer
Day Clinic Time
Monday MTP Clinic 8.30am to 4.00 pm
Tuesday Infertility Clinic 8.30am to 4.00 pm
Tuesday Family Welfare Clinic 8.30am to 4.00 pm
Wednesday Cancer Clinic 8.30am to 4.00 pm
Wednesday Postnatal Clinic 8.30am to 4.00 pm
Thursday Menopause Clinic 8.30am to 4.00 pm
Thursday Endocrinology Clinic 8.30am to 4.00 pm
Daily ANC Clinic 8.30am to 4.00 pm
Semester Clinical Posting Theory Modular Teaching
III 6 weeks
IV & V 4 weeks Once in 15 days
VI & VII 6 weeks Once in a week Once in 15 days
VIII 6 weeks Twice a week Once in 15 days
IX 4 weeks Twice a week Once in 15 days
  • Clinical class – 10.30 to 1.00 pm
  • Symposium & Group discussion – 2.00 to 4.00 pm
  • Modular teaching – Once in 15 days for 4 hours
  • Contraception
  • Hypertensive disorders in pregnancy
  • Infertility
  • GDM
  • Internal assessment exam – Every Third Monday
  • End of the posting – Ward leaving exam
  • Revision course before Model Exam
  • Model Exam theory & practical


Teaching schedule

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
I week Lecture Symposium Case presentation Group discussion Log book review
II week Lecture Case presentation Symposium Journal club Group discussion
III week Lecture Symposium Case presentation Group discussion Thesis review
IV week Lecture Case presentation Symposium Journal club Group discussion
  • Interdepartmental meeting – Twice a month (Radiology, Pathology & Paediatrics)
  • Jayasree M, Bupathy A. Encapsulated vaginal pessary. Ijrcog 2013 Sep;2(3):458-459.
  • Sheelaa WG, Jayasree M, Hemoperitoneum a diagnostic dilemma a solid ovarian tumour mimicking ruptured ectopic pregnancy. Ijrcog 2013 Jun;2(2):254-256.
  • Rupavani K, Veena KS, Subitha L, Hemanthkumar VR, Bupathy A. Menstrual abnormalities in school going girls are they related to dietary and exercise pattern. Jcdr 2013 Nov;7(11);2537-2540.
  • Jayasree M, Sindhu S. Sexual health education-is it still a taboo? A survey from an urban school in puducherry. Ijrcog 2014 Mar;3(1):158-161.
  • Poomalar GK, Bupathy A. Impact of socio-cultural factors on postpartum depression in south Indian women. Ijrcog 2014 Jun;3(2):338-343.
  • Jansirani S, Bhuvaneshwari R, Kuberan D. Knowledge, awareness and prevention of cervical cancer. Jcdr 2014 Jun;8(6);01-03.
  • Bhuvaneshwari R, Nisha K, Sowmya S. Placenta percreta in primigravida, an unsuspected situation. Ijrcog 2014 Mar;3(1):239-241.
  • Nivedita K, Shanthini NF. Role of transvaginal sonography and hysteroscopy in abnormal uterine bleeding: does the diagnostic yield increase by combining transvaginal sonography, hysteroscopy and biopsy? Ijrcog 2014 Dec;3(4):919-923.
  • Nivedita K, Shanthini NF. Knowledge, attitude and practice of emergency contraception on nursing personnel. Jcdr 2014 Sep;8(9);20-22.
  • Sheelaa WG, Rekha R. The prevalence and features of the polycystic ovary syndrome in young south Indian women. Ijrcog 2014 Jun;3(2):01-03.
  • Jayasree M, Bupathy A. Contraception module: innovative strategies to improve students learning. Ijrcog 2015 Oct;4(5):1489-1493.
  • Poomalar GK, Priyadharshini M. Prevalence of urinary incontinence in reproductive women and its impact on quality of life. Ijrcog 2015 Oct;4(5):1353-58.
  • Veena KS, Vidyameena R, Rupavani K. Factors influencing fertility outcome after ectopic pregnancy a descriptive observational study. Ijrcog 2015 Jun;4(3):820-823.
  • Veena KS, Rupavani K, Rekha R. The knowledge and attitude of breast self examination and mammography among rural women. Ijrcog 2015 Oct;4(5):1511-16.
  • Shanthini NF, Nivedita K, Amol Dongre. Why women seek abortion? a qualitative study on perspectives of rural women on abortion and contraception. Ijrcog 2015 Aug;4(4):1153-1157.
  • Nivedita K, Shanthini NF. Is it safe to provide abortion pills over the counter? A study on outcome following self-medication with abortion pills. Jcdr 2015 Jan;9(1);01-04.
  • Poomalar GK, Sameera L. Awareness of labour analgesia among antenatal women in semi urban area. Ijrcog 2016 Aug;5(8):2612-17.
  • Poomalar GK, Jayasree M. Awareness of cord blood banking among pregnant women in semi urban area. Ijrcog 2016 Aug;5(8):2601-06.
  • Nivedita K, Ananthi K. Knowledge and attitude regarding obstetric ultrasound among pregnant women. Ijrcog 2016 Jul;5(7):2192-92.
  • Nivedita K, Shanthini NF. Knowledge, attitude and practices of pregnant women regarding anemia, iron rich diet and iron supplements and its impact on their hemoglobin levels. Ijrcog 2016 Feb;5(2):425-431.
  • Bhuvaneshwari K, Chellammal KR. Attitude of obstetricians regarding labor analgesia and limitations in practicing it. Ijrcog 2017 Feb;6(2):388-391.
  • Bhuvaneshwari K, Erli AI. Prevalence of anemia among female medical students and its correlation with menstrual abnormalities and nutritional habits. Ijrcog 2017 Jun;6(6):2241 -2245.
  • Rini Ezhil, Nivedita K. Thyroid disorders in women with abnormal uterine bleeding. Ijrcog 2018 Apr;7(4):1532-1536.
  • Manju Parkavi S, Jayasree M. A study on association of preoperative anaemia and obesity with causes and postoperative outcome in women undergoing hysterectomy for abnormal uterine bleeding. Ijrcog 2018 May;7(5):2002-2006.

Awards (Faculty-awarded, University Ranks / Gold medals)

Postgraduates Achievements

Name of the Postgraduate Programme Topic Awarded
Dr. S. Sindhu Yuva FOGSI Paper Presentation Best paper
Dr. K.S. Shivaranjani AICOG Paper Presentation 2nd prize
Dr. K. Rini Ezhil JIPMER Quiz 3rd prize
Dr. K. Rini Ezhil JIPMER Quiz 3rd prize
Dr. S. Manju Parkavi JIPMER Quiz 3rd prize
  • Rini Ezhil is pursuing the fellowship in reproductive medicine after qualifying the competitive exam.
  • University Medals:
Name of the Post graduate Batch University exam medal
Dr. S. Sindhu 2012-2015 Gold
Dr. K. Rini Ezhil 2015-2018 Gold
  • Screening progamme for cancer cervix at RHTC Thiruvennainallur. No. of women screening – 1164 (from Jan 2014 to till date)
  • Community visited Thiruvennainallur Rural Health Training Centre every Friday between 8 am to 1pm.

Events (CME, Conference, Awareness programmes, Day events organized by the departments with short description and photos)

Year Date Nature of the Program Programme
2013 13.08.2013 Guest Lecture Guest Lecture RH-incompatibility
2013 10.09.2013 Dysfunctional uterine bleeding
2014 19.02.2014 Renal Diseases Complicating Pregnancy
2014 17.06.2014 Cardiovascular Complicating Pregnancy
2014 26.08.2014 Intra Uterine Growth Restriction
2014 16.10.2014 Acute PID
2014 19.12.2014 Management of PPH
2014 28.11.2014 Ureteric Injuries in Gynecological Surgeries
2015 31.03.2015 Endometrial Receptivity in ART cycles
2015 16.07.2015 Hormone Replacement therapy
2015 16.08.2015 Jaundice in pregnancy
2015 09.10.2015 Hypertensive disorders in pregnancy
2015 21.11.2015 Thyroid disorders in pregnancy
2016 29.02.2016 Endometrial Cancer
2016 05.08.2016 Malignant Ovarian Tumuor
2016 04.11.2016 Recurrent pregnancy loss
2018 22.02.2018 Preinvasive lesions of the cervix
2015 15.03.2015 CME Polycystic ovarian syndrome
2016 29.01.2016 Menopause
2017 05.02.2017 Infertility
2018 18.03.2018 Obstetrics Dilemmas
2016 09.05.2016 Day celebrated Mother’s Day Quiz
2016 28.05.2016 Menstrual Hygiene Day
2016 14.06.2016 School Health Programme
2016 10.07.2016 School Health Programme
2016 18.07.2016 School Health Programme
2016 04.08.2016 School Health Programme
2016 15.09.2016 Awareness Programme Breast Cancer Awareness Camp
2017 21.03.2017 Online Seminar Thyroid disorder in pregnancy
2017 07.11.2017 HT Complicating Pregnancy
2017 20.12.2017 Surgical management of PPH & Cervical incompetence
2018 24.05.2018 Hypothyroidism management in pregnancy

29.01.2016 – CME on Menopause

05.02.2017 – CME on Infertility

18.03.2018 CME on Obstetrics Dilemmas

S. No Batch Name of the Post-graduates Working Institute Email ID
1 2012 – 2015 Dr. S. Sindhu Assistant Professor, Govt. Medical College VPM
2 Dr. R. Rekha Assistant Professor, RMMCH, Chidambaram
3 2013 – 2016 Dr. M.Priyadharshini Assistant Professor, SRMC
4 Dr. K.S Shivaranjani Assistant Professor, Govt. Medical Hospital VPM
5 2014 – 2017 Dr. Gayathiri Mohan Fellowship in Infertility
6 Dr. Lakshmi Sameera Fellowship in Laparoscopy & infertility
7 2015 – 2018 Dr. S.Manju Parkavi Consultant Kannan Hospital, Cuddalore
8 Dr. K. Rini Ezhil Fellowship in Infertility