François Olivennes is an obstetrician and gynaecologist, specialising in in vitro fertilization (IVF), and reproductive medicine.
Kamala Selvaraj is an obstetrician and gynecologist from Tamil Nadu, India. Born to Tamil film actor Gemini Ganesan, she commissioned the first test tube baby of South India in August 1990. In 2002 she was awarded PhD for her thesis on "Premature Ovarian Failure and its management". She was also awarded the "Best Lady Doctor Award-1993" and "Rajiv Gandhi Memorial National Integration Award-1995". More than 800 babies have been born as a result of assisted reproduction therapy conducted by her hospital.
Paul H. Crane is an American obstetrician and gynecologist. The location of his practice in the Beverly Hills area of Los Angeles has caused him to feature in numerous television programmes performing procedures at the request of patients who are prominent figures in the entertainment industry. Crane is considered the entertainment industry's favorite doctor for obstetrics.
Gideon Algernon Mantell MRCS FRS was an English obstetrician, geologist and palaeontologist. His attempts to reconstruct the structure and life of Iguanodon began the scientific study of dinosaurs: in 1822 he was responsible for the discovery of the first fossil teeth, and later much of the skeleton, of Iguanodon. Mantell's work on the Cretaceous of southern England was also important.
Manjula Anagani is an Indian gynecologist and obstetrician specializing in minimally invasive surgeries. She is credited with innovations in minimally invasive surgeries on neo-vagina formation, primary amenorrhoea and a stem cell procedure for endometrial regeneration. graduated from Gandhi Medical College Anagani is from the South Indian state of Telangana and secured her MD from Osmania Medical College, Hyderabad. Later she underwent higher training in prenatal genetic evaluation, infertility, ultrasonography and minimally invasive procedures such as Hysteroscopy and Laparoscopy. She worked at Care Hospital from 2004 to 2011 and, thereafter, at Beams Hospitals from 2011 to 2014 when she joined the Sunshine Super Specialty Institute, Hyderabad where she is the Head of the Department, Chief Gynaecologist, Obstetrician, Infertility Specialist and Laparoscopic Surgeon. She has reportedly performed over 10,000 laparoscopic surgeries and has founded Suyosha (The Perfect Woman]], a non governmental organization addressing the medical needs of women and girls. She was honoured by the Government of India in 2015 with Padma Shri, the fourth highest Indian civilian award.
Manuel Alvarez is a Cuban-American obstetrician-gynecologist who has appeared on Fox News Channel shows such as America's Newsroom, Fox & Friends, Happening Now, Varney & Co., Money with Melissa, The O'Reilly Factor, The Kelly File, and Fox News Weekend, as well as on the local affiliate, WNYW-Fox 5 News. He currently serves as chairman of the department of obstetrics/gynecology at Hackensack University Medical Center in Hackensack, New Jersey, and runs AskDrManny.com out of its headquarters in Hoboken, New Jersey. Alvarez is an outspoken opponent of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, insisting it will lead to "socialized medicine" and "the end of private practice".
William Smellie was a Scottish obstetrician and medical instructor who practiced and taught primarily in London. One of the first prominent male midwives in Britain, he designed an improved version of the obstetrical forceps, established safer delivery practices, and through his teaching and writing helped make obstetrics more scientifically based. He is often called the "father of British midwifery".
Frédérick Leboyer was a French obstetrician and author. He is best known for his 1974 book, Birth Without Violence, which popularized gentle birthing techniques, in particular, the practice of immersing newborn infants in a small tub of warm water — known as a "Leboyer bath" — to help ease the transition from the womb to the outside world. He also advocated low lighting and quiet in a warm room to limit the supposed shock of birth,[Reynolds, Concise Encyclopedia of Special Education, 138] and that a newborn be laid on its mother's stomach and allowed to bond, instead of being taken away for tests.