Mahatma Gandhi Medical College and Research Institute (MGMCRI)

A constituent college of

Sri Balaji Vidyapeeth (SBV), PUDUCHERRY




Assistant Professor

Dr Prashanthi S S

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Dr. Sendhil Coumary A


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Dr Sendhil Coumary joined the department of OBGY as an Assistant professor in July 2010. She was promoted to Associate professor in March 2011 and Professor in March 2014. During her tenure here she completed her DNB in 2012 and MRCOG in 2015. She is a certified sonologist and a well trained Minimal access surgeon. She is an excellent teacher, with seventeen years of UG and fourteen years of PG teaching experience. She has guided many research projects by UG snad PGs. Has many publications both in national and international journals. Also, serves as a reviewer in many indexed journals.

Area of interest: Adolescent Gynecology, Minimal invasive surgery, High-Risk Obstetrics, Perinatal Psychiatry.




Dr. Pallavee P

M.B.B.S, M.S[ Obs & Gyn], FICOG

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Present Designation- Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology ( MGMCRI)

Basic Qualification

·         M.B.BS from S.C.B Medical College, Cuttack , Utkal University in 1998

·          M.S.[ OG] from S.M.S. Medical College, Jaipur,Rajasthan University.2004

Additional certifications-

·         Completed a training Course in Basic Diagnostic Ultrasonography in Abdomen, Pelvis and Obstetrics at Mediscan Systems Chennai in 2005.

·         Fellowship in Gynecological Endoscopy at Akola Endoscopy Centre, Akola, Maharashtra in 2013.

·         Advanced clinician course in ART  at International Institute for training and Research in Reproductive health, Bangalore  May 2019

·         Certified course in Gestational Diabetes mellitus- 2015

Affiliations- FOGSI,PCOS society of India ,FICOG, RCOG Associate

Medical Education- Completed revised basic course in medical education and AETCOM module, NTTC training in JIPMER, CISP for MBBS curriculum

Years of teaching

Undergraduate MBBS- 14 yrs

Postgraduate ( OG) – 14 yrs

 Joined MGMCRI on 21/05/2007 as Assistant professor, promoted to Associate Professor on 21/05/2012 and became Professor on 04/09/2015.

Publications- 40 research papers in various national and international journals.

Special interests- Ultrasound in gynecology



Professor,Dean In-Charge

Dr. Seetesh Ghose


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Completed MBBS in 1992 and Postgraduation on 1996 from SCB Medical College, . Cuttack, Utkal University,Odisha. Joined as Asst. Professor in 1997 at RMMCH, then as Associate Professor In MGMCRI got promoted as Professor on 2006. Served as  Coordinator of Medical Education Unit from 2010- 2020 as Vice-Principal of Curriculum from Jan 2019-July 2020. Currently serving as Dean in-Charge .Undergone training in laparoscopy and hysteroscopy. Published many research articles , case report and review articles in national and international indexed, peer reviewed journal.Guide Post graduate students and Co guide for PhD student. Reviewer for Indian Journal for Medical Research, International Journal of Reproductive,Contraception, Obstetrics and Gynaecology,Journal of Clinical Diagnostic & Research.External examiner and Question Paper setter for many university.Past Vice-president for Obstetrical Society of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Puducherry. Resource person for various National and International Conference. Undergone training in Basic Medical Workshop in 2012 at SRMC , Porur. Revised Basic Medical Workshop including AETCOM at JIPMER in 2017.Completed  Advance Course in Medical Education at SRMC, Porur.
Area of interest: Minimal invasive surgery, Reconstructive Gynaecological Surgery, High Risk Obstetrics .


Emeritus Professor

Dr. Habeebullah SYED


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Dr Syed Habeebullah completed MBBS(1974) and MD(1977) from Berhampur university (ODISHA) and joined as senior resident in OBGY at JIPMER. Subsequently held posts of assistant prof, associate prof and professor (since 1991). Was head of the dept for 13 years and senior professor. Joined MGMC &RI as professor on 3rd February 2016 and held the post of head of the department. Currently Emeritus prof in OBGY. Undergone training in fetal medicine at Glasgow (UK) for one year and master trainer for “IMPLANON” study of ICMR in India. Was a guide for many PG dissertations and Co-guide for Ph D theses. Had over 80 publications in international and national journals. Co-edotor of two text books of obstetrics and gynaecology and contributed chapters for many books. Peer reviewer for various journals and resource person for various CMEs and PG revision courses. Fields of inetrest include Fetal medicine, High risk obstetrics and gynaecological oncology.



Dr. Sunil Kumar Samal

MBBS., MD, DNB, Fellowship in OBGYN ultrasound

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Dr Sunil kumar Samal has completed MBBS in 2009 and Postgraduation in 2013 from SCB Medical College, . Cuttack, Utkal University,Odisha. He joined as Asst. Professor in 2013 at MGMC&RI, subsequently promoted  as Associate Professor in MGMCRI in 2017 and as Professor in 2020. He has 8 years of UG and PG teaching experience. He has  published many research articles , case series, case report and review articles in national and international indexed, peer reviewed journal. He also worked as guide and co-guide for post graduate students. He has introduced many new things to the department including new methods of Postpartum haemorrhage(PPH) management and gynaecological endoscopic suturing technique.
After completing his fellowship in OBGYN ultrasound, he has been credited for starting Fetal medicine Unit in the department and involved in training internal faculties and PG students. Under guidance of Prof Seetesh Ghose and Prof Syed Habeebullah, he has started a fellowship programme in OBGYN ultrasound  under SBVU. 

Area of interest: Fetal medicine, high risk obstetrics and  Minimal invasive gynaecological surgery.


Associate Professor

Dr. Ashwini Vishalakshi L


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Dr Ashwini Vishalakshi L has completed her MBBS in the year 2006 and DGO in 2009. She has completed her postgraduation M.S (Obstetrics and Gynecology) from Kasturba Medical College Manipal in 2011. Joined as Senior resident in Kasturba medical college Manipal, then as Assistant Professor in MGMCRI in 2016 and got promoted as Associate Professor in 2019. Undergoing Fellowship in Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynecology. 


Assistant Professor

Dr Uthpala Vadakaluru

Assistant professor