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Kamala Selvaraj

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.


François Olivennes

François Olivennes is an obstetrician and gynaecologist, specialising in in vitro fertilization (IVF), and reproductive medicine.


Ina May Gaskin

Ina May Gaskin, CPM,

Science, Health

Gideon Mantell

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.

Politics, Health

Roger Marshall (politician)

Roger W. Marshall is an American politician and obstetrician. He is a Republican and the U.S. Representative for Kansas's 1st congressional district. He was elected in 2016.

Politics, Health

Michael C. Burgess

Michael Clifton Burgess is a Republican member of the United States House of Representatives representing Texas's 26th congressional district. In 2002, he defeated Scott Armey, the son of House Majority Leader and then-U.S. Representative Dick Armey, in a primary runoff election. Prior to his election, he practiced as a doctor of obstetrics and gynecology.


Kypros Nicolaides

Kyprianos "Kypros" Nicolaides is a Greek-Cypriot maternal fetal medicine specialist, holding several patents in fetal surgery. He is one of the pioneers of fetal medicine. His discoveries have revolutionised fetal medicine. He introduced the screening of chromosomal and structural abnormalities, has improved the screening and prevention of pre-eclampsia and premature birth and allowed the development of fetal therapy.


Paul H. Crane

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.


Manny Alvarez

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".


Samuel Green (Klansman)

Samuel Green was a Grand Wizard of the Knights of the Ku Klux Klan in the late 1940s, organizing its brief reformation.


Brenda Fitzgerald

Brenda Fitzgerald is an American obstetrician-gynecologist who was the Director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) between July 2017 and January 2018. Previously, she was the Commissioner of the Georgia Department of Public Health from 2011 to 2017.


Manjula Anagani

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.


Michel Odent

Michel Odent is a French obstetrician and childbirth specialist.


William Smellie (obstetrician)

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".


Jemilah Mahmood

Tan Sri Dr. Jemilah binti Mahmood is a Malaysian doctor. Since January 2016, she has served as Under Secretary General for Partnerships at the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC). Before joining the IFRC, Dr. Mahmood was the Chief of the World Humanitarian Summit secretariat at the United Nations in New York and was previously the Chief of the Humanitarian Response Branch at UNFPA in 2011. From 1999-2009, she was the President of the Malaysian Medical Relief Society, a medical charity which she founded in June 1999, inspired by Médecins Sans Frontières. In 2008, she was one of 16 members appointed by United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon to the Advisory Group of the Central Emergency Response Fund.