Dr. Indira Hinduja

Dr Indira Hinduja


Honorary Gynaecologist (IVF and Infertility specialist)

Areas of Expertise:

Infertility, Assisted Reproductive Technologies, Embryology and Stem cells

Edu. Qualification:

M.D., Ph.D., D.G.O., D.F.P.

Professional Experience and Training:

Teaching Experience:
Undergraduates and postgraduate teaching experience for 25 years at King Edwards Memorial Hospital (KEM Hospital) and Seth G.S. Medical Hospital and College.
Examiner for M.B.B.S., M.D. for several times in Maharashtra, Goa.

Professional Commitments:
Guide for M.Sc and Ph.D. in Applied Biology, University of Bombay.
Editorial Board: The National Medical Journal of India.

Professional Appointments:
Honorary Obstetrician and Gynaecologist (IVF specialist)
Department of Obstetric & Gynaecology.
P. D. Hinduja Hospital & Research centre
Mahim, Mumbai 400 016.

  • House Physician(June 1967 to November 1967), Department of Pediatrics, BYL Nair Charitable Hospital, Topiwala National Medical(TNM) College, Bombay.
  • House Surgeon (December 1967 to May 1968), Department of Obstetrics And Gynaecology, BYL Nair Charitable Hospital, TNM College, Bombay.
  • Registrar ,(June 1968 to November 1968), Department of Chest Diseases and Tuberculosis, BYL Nair Charitable Hospital, TNM College, Bombay.
  • Registrar, (December 1968 to November 1969),Preventive and Social Medicine, BYL Nair Charitable Hospital, TNM College, Bombay.
  • Registrar, (December 1969 to June 1972) Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, BYL Nair Charitable Hospital, TNM College, Bombay.
  • Senior Registrar (June 1972 to November 1973) Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology King Edward Memorial (KEM)Hospital and Seth GS Medical College, Bombay.
  • Tutor (December 1973 to March 1976) Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, KEM Hospital and Seth GS Medical College, Bombay.
  • Reader (Assistant Professor) (April 1976 to August 1987). Department Of Obstetrics. & Gynaecology of KEM Hospital, Seth GS Medical College, Bombay.
  • As a Reader In-Charge of Department of Post Partum Programme from March 1977 to March 1979.
  • Professor ( August, 1987 till July, 1991) Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, KEM Hospital, Seth GS Medical College Bombay.
  • HONORARY OBSTETRICIAN AND GYNAECOLOGIST (15th July 1991-till date.) Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Jaslok Hospital and Research Centre.


Research and Publications:

  • Study of centrosome in normozoospermic and oligoasthenozoospermic men.
  • Potential role of Tektin 2 and CatSper 2 in association with the clinical outcome of ICSI.
  • Derivation of embryonic stem cell
  • Establishment of somatic cell nuclear transfer (SCNT)
  • Isolation of stem cells for endometrium and menstrual blood

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Ongoing Research Projects:
  • Microdeletion of Y chromosomes in males (collaboration with TIFR)
  • Sperm function tests and fertilization in vitro.
  • Role of Centrosome in fertilizing potential of the sperm. (collaboration with IRR, ICMR).
  • Receptive genes in endometrium useful for implantation. (collaboration with IRR, ICMR).
  • To establish human embryonic stem (HES) cell lines without mouse embryonic fibroblast feeder layer and to identify factors secreted by MEF layer that prevents differentiation of HES cells in-vitro. National Institute for Research and Reproduction.
  • Purification and characterization of human sperm adhesion molecular identified by polyclonal /monoclonal antibodies and their role in infertility.
  • Factors regulating endometrial receptivity in nonhuman primate
  • Isolation of stem cells for ovaries and testis and many more.


List of Publications:
  • Rosario G, Katkam R, Joshi S, Modi D, Manjramkar D, Hinduja I.N, Zaveri K, Puri C, Sachdeva G. Expression of endometrial protein Kinase A During early pregnancy in Bonnet Monkeys (Macaca radiata). Biology of Reproduction 81, 1172-1181(2009)
  • Bhartiya D, Kumar N, HindujaI. N, Zaveri K and Puri CP. (2005). Stem Cells and Their Therapeutic Potential Annals of National Academy of Medical Sciences, 41(3& 4), 93- 102.
  • Kumar N, Hinduja I. N, Nagvenkar P, Pillai L, Zaveri K, Mukadam L, Telang J, Desai S, Mangoli V, Mangoli R, Padgaonkar S, Kaur G, Puri C, Bhartiya D(2009. Derivation and Characterization of Two Genetically Unique Human Embryonic Stem Cell Lines on In-House-Derived Human Feeders. Stem Cells & Development 18(3): 67-77.
  • Bhartiya D, Hinduja I. N, Nandedkar P, Chohan P, Patwardhan A, Zaveri K et al, (2008). Human Somatic Cell Nuclear Transfer & Parthenogenesis – Preliminary. Indian Experience Indian Jr. of Med Res
  • HindujaI. N, Zaveri K, Baliga N( 2008). Human sperm centrin levels and outcome of Intracyplasmic sperm injection (ICSI) – A pilot study. Indian Jr of Med Res 128, pp. 606-610.

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Contribution to the Books:

  • "Successful Management of Luteal Phase" contributed by Hinduja I. N. In the book " Women"s Health Role of Hormones" edited by Dr. Kamini A. Rao
  • "Controversies in Obstetrics, Gynaecology & Infertility" edited by Alka Kriplani and Roya Rozati and contributed by Hinduja I. N., Zaveri K. L., Dr. Veena Bangera, Dr. Ruchi Singh, Dr. Danny Laliwala
  • Is blastocyst transfer a better alternative than early cleavage embryo transferin an IVF/ ICSI programme. HindujaI. N. , Zaveri K. L. , Dr Ruchi Singh, Ms. Firuza Kharas. In the book "Update on Infertility" Edited by Dr. Sadhana Desai, Dr. Gautam Allahbadia & Dr. Mandakini Parihar.
  • (1) Clinical Aspects of In Vitro Fertilization, (2) Laboratory Aspects of In Vitro Fertilization –Hinduja I. N., Zaveri K. L. , Dr. Ruchi Singh, Dr. Danny Laliwala, Dr. Veena Bangera. In the book " Practical Approach to Infertility Management", Edited by Dr. Kanthi Bansal.

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Edited Book:

Editor of The Book “Assisted Reproductive Technologies, Current Methods and Future Directions” by Oxford University Press, New Delhi, 2001.
On editorial Board “The National Medical Journal Of India”.

Conferences and Seminars:

  • Presentation on "Journey of ART" at International Conference on Reproductive Health & 20th Annual Meeting of the ISSRF held on February 8, 2010 at Jaipur.
  • Presentation on "ART v/s Stem Cell : Crossing boundaries or a sensible merger" organized by ISAR - Indian Society of Assisted Reproduction & MOGS - Mumbai Obstetric & Gynecological Society - The Ovary Unraveled 2009 from December 11 to 13, 2009 at "The Renaissance Mumbai Hotel" in Mumbai, India.
  • International Symposium on Stem Cells : Premises & Promises for Research and Therapeutics, Hinduja I N. , Dr. Deepa Bhartiya (India), 18-21 September, 2005.
  • ART workshop conducted in International Congress on Infertility on November 14th 2003.
  • The role of non-ejaculatory sperms and ICSI in cases of Azoospermia. International Congress on Infertility, HindujaI. N. et al. November 15th 2003.

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Invited Lectures and Seminars:

  • Actively attended meeting on Brain Storming on Human Embryonic Stem cells at NIRRH on 15th Jan., 2010, sponsored by Department of Biotechnology, Ministry of Science and Technology, Govt. of India
  • "Journey of ART" lecture International Conference on Reproductive Health & 20th Annual Meeting of the ISSRF held on February 8, 2010 at Jaipur.
  • "Issues on Gamate/Embryo Donation" Indian Council of Medical Research
  • ICMR-DBT guidelines for stem cell research and therapy (2007)"Public Consultation"WEST ZONE on 20th February 2010 at Nehru Planetarium, Worli, Mumbai
  • "Assisted Reproduction in the Future" 10th National Conference organized by Indian Society for Prenatal Diagnosis & Therapy (ISPAT) on 3rd April, 2010 at the J.W. Marriott Hotel, Juhu, Mumbai.
  • "ART (IVF) – Today & Tomorrow" Keynote address organized by 15th National Congress on Assisted Reproductive Technology and Advances in Infertility Management (ISAR 2010) Kochi, Kerala held on 9th April, 2010

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Affiliations to Professional Bodies:

  • Life member, Bombay Obstetrics and Gynaecological Society.
  • Life member, Indian Association of Gynaecological Endoscopists.
  • Life member, Indian Association of Sex Educators, Counsellors and Therapists.
  • Life member, Indian Fertility Sterility Society.
  • Life member, Indian Society for the study of reproduction and fertility.
  • Life member, Federation of Obstetrics and Gynaecological Societies of India.
  • Life member, Society of Assisted Reproduction and Infertility.
  • Life member, Endocrine Society of India.
  • Life member, Association of Medical Consultants.
  • Life member, National Association for Voluntary Sterilization of India.
  • Member, National Academy of Juvenile and Adolescent Obstetrics and Gynaecology.
  • Member, European Society of Human Reproduction and Embryology.
  • Member, American Society for Reproductive Medicine.
  • Member, Indian Medical Association.
  • Member, Indian Association of Medical Women.


Awards and Honours:

  • Life time achievement award, awarded by International Conference on Reproductive Health & 20th Annual Meeting of the ISSRF held on February 8, 2010 at Jaipur.
  • "Mahila Sanghtana Sthapana" award organized by Maharashtra Navnirman Sena Chief Mr. Rajsaheb Thakre on 27th Sep., 2006 at Ravindra Natya Mandir, Mumbai.
  • "Savitrichya Leki" award organized by Mahila & Balvikas Vibha Maharashtra Govt., inaugurated by Maharashtra Chief Minishter Shri Vilasrao Deshmukh on 8th March 2006 on the day of International Woman"s Day.
  • "Qimpro Platinum Award" organised by Qimpro foundation 2006, Mumbai.
  • "Prerana Award" to mother (creator) - 1st IVF, organised by Doordarshan Kendra, 2005.

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Contact Details:

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Telephone - (+91) 24447831 / 24447832 / 24451515 / 24447000 / 24447500
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