Dr. Kanak Goel National award conferred on Dr.Hrishikesh Pai by IMA

Dr. Kanak Goel National award conferred on Dr.Hrishikesh Pai by IMA

Online PR News – 09-January-2017 – Mumbai – Dr Hrishikesh Pai an eminent Gynaecologist and Infertility specialist was
conferred the prestigious Dr Kanak Goel National award by the national
Indian Medical Association which is made up of 3 lakh members. He received
this award for his yeaomen services in the field of Family planning and
community health .He received this award at the 91 st national conference
of the IMA at Amritsar.

Dr Pai was felicitated by Dr Ketan Desai the President of the World Medical
Association. He received this award from the hand of previous Governor of
Mizoram Mr Kohli and Dr KK Agarwal, President of the National IMA.His
pre-eminence in the field of Gynecology has enabled him to achieve the
premier position as the *Present Secretary General of the* *Federation of
Obstetric and Gynaecological Societies of India (FOGSI)* which is one of
the largest organizations of professional doctors in the country consisting
of 33,000 Gynaecologists.

*Dr Pai is also the pioneer in the field of Infertility and IVF since 1991* He
presently is the director of the Bloom IVF Group which runs nine IVF
centre all over India including Lilavati hospital & Bhatia hospital Mumbai
,Fortis hospitals in New Delhi, Gurgaon, Faridabad, Noida, Bengaluru,
Mohali and Navi Mumbai*. In order to enable poor patients to have access to
advanced services Dr Pai also has an IVF unit in the D Y Patil Medical
College . *He has been the first doctor in India to introduce numerous
innovations in medical fields such as assisted laser hatching, spindle
view, ovarian tissue freezing for cancer patients, Oocyte freezing, IMSI
and embryoscope. In appreciation of his enormous contributions the
international *agency Frost & Sullivan bestowed upon him the best IVF group
in India award in 2013.* Additionally he has been elected by his colleagues
to the highest position in IVF namely the *present President of the Indian
Society for Assisted Reproduction (ISAR)*. In appreciation of his work Dr
Pai was elected as the *Member – Board of Directors of the World body of
Infertility namely International Federation of Fertility societies (IFFS):
a first for an Indian.*

Dr Pai has been a leading teacher and academician. He has worked as an
Assistant Professor at the DY Patil Medical college, the adjunct Assistant
Professor at the Eastern Virginia Medical School, USA and post graduate
teacher at the MD and DNB examinations ,National Board New Delhi . He has
had many articles and research papers, published in both national and
international books and journals & has delivered more than 500 guest
lecturers all over India and abroad . Dr Pai has also actively contributed
to various Central and State government policy making bodies

*Dr Pai has been the Honorary Asst. Consultant for Kurla Municipal
hospital, serving patients for free from 1991 till 2007*. He has been the
Community Service Director of Rotary Club twice . He had won the best
interns prize for vaccination program in Mumbai slums of Malawni. Recently
in another first of its kind in India Dr Pai as president of Indian society
for assisted reproduction has launched project “*HOPE”*. Through this
innovative project poor patients below poverty line (BPL) can obtain IVF
services free of charge in private clinics of an ISAR members all over
India and in appreciation of the yeoman scientific , medical and community
service , Dr Pai has been the recipient of numerous awards such as the
prestigious ‘Rashtriya Ekta Award’, Indian Medical Association (Mumbai
west) best doctor award, Navshakti newspaper Award , Jai Hind College
alumni award , RK Trust Award , Medscape India National award and Lions
International Gold Award.