Dr. N.P. Vijayalakshmy MBBS, M.D., D.G.O
Founder of Vijaya Institute of Medical Sciences - Proprietress
Started her career as a lecturer in medical college services of Kerala. Graduated from Kasturba Medical College, Mangalore, Karnataka in the year 1970, took post graduate diploma in 1973 and post graduate degree M.D. in the year 1974 from Calicut University. Joined as a lecturer in medical college service in the year 1975 June and has worked in all Govt. Medical colleges in Kerala except for Kottayam Medical College. Took voluntary retirement from medical college service and started the first ART centre “Vijaya Fertility Clinic, IVF and Endoscopy Centre” in 1996. The first IVF pregnancy was triplets and the triplets were born on 7th Jan 1997. We do all gynec laparoscopic surgeries. While working in medical college services was a recipient of Ethicon travelling Fellowship, for a period of 6 weeks in 1975 and had occasion to be an observer in K.E.M and Tata Memorial Hospitals in Mumbai, All India Institute of Medical Science in New Delhi, and P.G.I Chandigarh. Was an observer in St. Lukes Hospital Tokyo, Japan in 1977. Was a recipient of W.H.O. fellowship, family planning and had good fortune to work under Professor Tatum of Grady Hospital Emory University, Atlanta Georgia USA for 2 months. She Had training under Dr. Bongso, in National University Hospital (NUH) Singapore. The exposure in various hospitals in India and outside gave an insight into what is possible by her in the field of infertility in Kerala and what is feasible for the patients of Kerala. She do her humble contribution, in all possible ways she can, with sincerity and she contented with her work.
Dr.N.P. Vijayalakshmy while working in the Medical colleges of Kerala was a witness to Keralites leaving for Tamil Nadu/Karnataka/Bombay for IVF treatment as no centre was available in Kerala. This resulted in Keralites having to cope up with languages unknown and in strange places. Inspired by the thought of providing facilities in Kerala itself and supported by her experience and training both in India and abroad, she pioneered the treatment of IVF in Kerala for the first time by starting the first IVF centre (The Vijaya Fertility IVF and Endoscopy centre).
The Vijaya Fertility IVF and Endoscopy centre (Vijaya Institute of Medical Sciences) founded by Dr.N.P. Vijayalakshmy, MD, DGO, and FASRM; has the distinction of achieving the first Test tube baby of Kerala state, in May 1997.
Children from IVF, for the first time in Kerala, were born in 1997 conceived in 1996 from this centre.
Dr. N. P. Vijayalakshmy, M. D, D. G. O, FASRM is the chief ART specialist of the centre. She started this centre in a small way, brought it up to the present stature, where she offers the world-class service to her infertile patients.
The first fertility centre to successfully implement IVF (TEST TUBE BABY) and other ART service (diagnosing and curing by performing IVF, ICSI, PESA and TESA/ICSI/ET) in Kerala have been operational since 1996 at Kadavanthra, Ernakulam.
So far more than thousands of live babies (from IVF /ICSI) have been born from this centre and there are several on-going pregnancies.
This centre is among the first few centers in India to successfully setup and achieves pregnancies using the ICSI technique.
This centre has till today carried out more than 6000 treatment cycles of IVF and ICSI, with a high success rate of 35%. Also, more than 7000 intrauterine insemination cycles have been carried out. This centre can proudly boast of having a high take home baby rate of 28 to 30%, comparable to any of the best centers in the world.
Vijaya Fertility IVF and Endoscopy Centre, also, has an equally active Endoscopy centre and has, so far, carried out more than 4600 Endoscopic procedures.
Dr. N. P. Vijayalakshmy started this centre in a small way, brought it up to the present stature, where she offers the world-class service to her infertile patients. She has received accolades both from within and outside the country. She believes in teamwork and provides infertility treatment at affordable cost.
Address of Communication:
Dr. N. P. Vijayalakshmy M.D.., D.G.O.
Chief Medical Officer
Vijaya Institute of Medical Sciences
VIJAYA FERTILITY CLINIC
Kamadhenu Apartments, Kadavanthra - Kaloor Road
Kadavanthra, Cochin - 682 020
Mobile NO: 919447113679
Phone: +91 484 2205261, 2205290, and 2206944
e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org, Website: www.vijaya-ivf.com
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