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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.


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.

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.


Michel Odent

Michel Odent is a French obstetrician and childbirth specialist.


Grantly Dick-Read

Grantly Dick-Read was a British obstetrician and a leading advocate of natural childbirth.


Allan Roy Dafoe

Doctor Allan Roy Dafoe OBE was a Canadian obstetrician, best known for delivering and caring for the Dionne quintuplets, the first quintuplets known to survive early infancy.


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".

Politics, Health

Narendra Patel, Baron Patel

Narendra Babubhai Patel, Baron Patel, is a British obstetrician and cross bench peer, and a former Chancellor of the University of Dundee.


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.

Art, Health

Yvonne Thornton

Yvonne S. Thornton is an American obstetrician-gynecologist, musician and author, best known for her memoir, The Ditchdigger's Daughters.


Charles Locock

Sir Charles Locock, 1st Baronet was an obstetrician to Queen Victoria. He is also credited with the introduction of potassium bromide as a treatment for epilepsy.


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.

Art, Health

Alice Bunker Stockham

Alice Bunker Stockham was an obstetrician and gynecologist from Chicago and the fifth woman to become a doctor in the United States. She promoted gender equality, dress reform, birth control, and male and female sexual fulfillment for successful marriages.