The Pioneers (Since 1989)
We are the pioneers in IVF and ART in Chandigarh, with an experience of over 30 years. The centre was established by Dr. Umesh Jindal, who after extensive training in both India and the United States established the Gynae and Fertility research centre in December 1989 at the Chandigarh Medical Centre (CMC-17 Chandigarh)founded by late Dr. P.N. Chhuttani the former Director of PGI The Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research , Chandigarh. IVF was started at this center in 1995.
The first IVF baby was born in 1996. The current success rate with IVF at the center is up to 40-50 %. Intra Cytoplasmic Sperm Injection (ICSI) was introduced since 2001. The first ICSI baby was born in 2002. In 2004 the center was shifted to a new building at 3050- sector 20-D. A state of ART, IVF lab was constructed with all the latest equipment. In March 2014 A new OPD has been added in SCO 21, sector 20 D, (Opposite to nursing Home building).
Till date, hundreds of babies have born with various ART techniques. Techniques of embryo freezing, vitrification, assisted hatching and blastocyst culture were also added to the basket. Andros Diagnostics a andrology laboratory for the detacted evaluation of male partner was added recently.
The IVF lab is accredited by the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) and the Indian Society of Assisted Reproduction (ISAR). The center is recognized for the gynae ultrasound training by the federation of obstetrical and gynaecological societies of India (FOGSI).
For infertility, we offer a result oriented management exploring all the latest options in consultation with the couple and their families. Besides infertility we cater to the needs of all kinds of obstetric and gynaecological patients.
A team of trained and dedicated postgraduate doctors and nurses on duty, round the clock look after all kind of obstetric emergencies. Consultants in Pediatrics, Anesthesia, General surgery, Urology and Dermatology are also available on call, as and when required.A collection center for all the laboratory requirements is available within the premises.
The centre has accumulated a large experience and expertise over the years. It attracts patients seeking treatment not only from the adjoining states of Punjab, Haryana and Himachal Pradesh but also from distant areas.
Overseas patients from the Middle East, Europe, Canada and the United States comprise almost 20% of our total work load.
We are also active in academic and educational fields.Several training activities, research projects, workshops and conferences have been organized. Students from abroad have also done their training and research theses at the centre.
We offer a patient friendly quality care with a state of the art technology and a team of dedicated staff. The center has a vision to keep pace with the latest technology and update facilities as and when become applicable.