Dr Divya Awasthi
M.B.B.S. – Institute of Medical Sciences, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi
M.S. (Obs&Gynae) — Institute of Medical Sciences, BHU, Varanasi
DNB (Obs&Gynae) – Doctorate National Board, India.
Dr Divya Awasthi has done her graduation and post graduation from the esteemed Institute of Medical Sciences, BHU, Varanasi. During her residency she gained experience of all kind of pregnancy related problems and how to treat them. She got the opportunity to manage emergencies like obstructed labour, ectopic pregnancy, ruptured uterus, cord prolapse and many more. Thereafter Dr Divya joined the premier hospital, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhiafter competing through a national level examination. At AIIMS she got her training in Advanced Laparoscopy under Dr Alka Kriplani, HOD AIIMS, FOGSI president 2016. During her work experience in AIIMS she operated many laparoscopic and hysteroscopic cases including hysterectomies, myomectomies. She independently managed high risk pregnancy cases and also performed gynaecologic cancer surgeries. She worked at AIIMS for three years and after that moved to Chandigarh (UT). In 2011 she joined Max Super speciality hospital and has been working there since. She has also worked in Tata Cancer Hospital, Mumbaiin Gynaecologic Oncology for short term in 2013 which helped in improving her skills as a gynaecologic Cancer surgeon. During the year 2014 she was invited for a course in Assisted Reproductive Technology (ART) by EART-Cleveland Clinic (USA).
At Max Hospitalshe has been managing High risk pregnancy cases and complex Gynaecologic surgeries. With the support of Department of Surgery headed by Dr (Prof) N. M. Gupta(Retd HOD General Surgery, PGIMER, Chandigarh)she has formed a team for Advanced Gynaecologic Laparoscopy in collaboration with Dr K. S. Dhillon. Dr Dhillon is the pioneer of Laparoscopic Surgery in the Tricity and is the Senior Consultant, Laparoscopic & Bariatric Surgery, Max Hospital.
Dr K. S. Dhillon& Dr Divya Awasthi has evolved a new technique of Scarless Stitchless Laparoscopic Surgery which has been accepted as “Dhillon’s technique” on international forum and the paper has been accepted for publication in American journal of Gynaecologic Surgery. The team of Dr K. S. Dhillon and Dr Divya have performed most advanced and complex surgeries like laparoscopic hysterectomy in a lady with previous four Caesarean deliveries which is first of its type in the region. They are routinely doing Laparoscopic Cancer surgeries including pelvic lymph node dissection.
Areas of Interest:
Minimally Invasive Gynaecology (Laparoscopy, Robotic Surgery & Hysteroscopy)
Memberships & Fellowships:
MNAMS (Member of National Academy of Medical Sciences)
FICMCH (Fellow of Indian College of Maternal and Child Health)
COGS (Chandigarh Obstetrics & Gynaecology Society)
FOGSI (Federation of Obstetrician & Gynaecologist of India)
IAGE (Indian Association of Gynaecologic Endoscopists)
AAGL (American Association of Gynaecologic Laparoscopists)