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Department : Gynaecology & Obstetrics

Dr Shantala R


Consultant Gynaecologist and Obstetrician

RxDx SAMANVAY, Malleswaram (on appointments)

Dr Shantala R is a Consultant Gynaecologist and Obstetrician in Bengaluru with over 25 years of experience in her field.

A distinction level student and recipient of the Jeevan Latha Memorial Medal, Dr Shantala R trained in infertility treatment, colposcopy, laparoscopy, and ultrasound in Dubai and London. She has served in charitable, private, and government sectors in India and worked for Excel Health Care LLC in Dubai, UAE.

The esteemed specialist’s areas of interest include high risk pregnancies, adolescent health, infertility, menopausal care and community services which aim to improve women’s health.


Qualifications Observership in Advanced Reproductive Techniques, Homerton University, London
Training in basic and advanced Laparoscopy and Obstetric Ultrasound with International Faculty, Dubai
DNB, St. Martha’s Hospital, 1994
DGO (University Topper, recipient of Jeevan Lata Memorial Medal), Lady Hardinge Medical College, New Delhi, 1992
MBBS (with distinctions), Bangalore Medical College, 1989

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  • Over 25 years
  • Consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist, RxDx SAMANVAY, Malleswaram, 2021-present
  • Visiting Consultant Ob-Gyn, Prakriya Hospital, 2020-present
  • Senior Ob-Gyn and Head of Department, People Tree Hospital, Yeshwanthpur, 2017-2020
  • Specialist Obstetrician and Gynaecologist, Speciality Clinic, iCare Clinics, Discovery Gardens, Dubai, 2013-2017
  • Consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist, Private clinic and Multispecialty Hospital, 1997-2013
  • Medical Officer, Department of Ob-Gyn, ESI Medical Services, ESI Hospital (Rajajinagar), 1997-2005
  • Consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist, Manav charitable Hospital, Jindal Hospital (Tumkur road), 1995-1997

All categories of Gynaecological disorders

Antenatal and Postnatal care

Pre-pregnancy counselling

Normal deliveries

Emergency and Elective Caesarean Sections

High-risk Obstetrics

Forceps and Ventouse deliveries

First and second trimester terminations of pregnancy

Abdominal and Vaginal Hysterectomies

Laparoscopy (basic diagnostic and sterilization procedures)

Emergency Surgeries/Laparotomies for Ectopic Pregnancy, Torsion Ovarian Cysts etc.

Pap smears

Sterilization and Re-Canalization procedures

Routine infertility evaluation

Follicular monitoring with a transvaginal scan

Intrauterine Insemination (AIH and AID)

Hysterosalpingogram/ Sonosalpingogram (HSG/SSG)

Abdominal and Vaginal Ultrasound Scans

Outpatient Colposcopy

  • English

Awards & Nominations

Headed the department of Ob-Gyn

Performed community work like antenatal classes and delivered talks at Women’s organizations and colleges

Ran own multi-speciality clinic which included Lab and Pharmacy

Successfully built a sizeable patient base at iCare Clinics, Discovery Gardens, Dubai, UAE, within 3-4 months of starting at the branch

London Observership in Advanced Reproductive Techniques, Dubai

Publications & Talks

Delivered talks at Women’s organizations and colleges