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Dr Pushpa Latha has been actively practising obstetrics and gynecology for the last 33years and currently she is the chief of Obs & Gyn department at Sri Ramachandra Medical College and Research Institute.
Prior to this she was the head of OBGYN at the same hospital for 2years handling high risk pregnancies and fetal monitoring as a member of the SCOPE team (Sri Ramachandra Centre for perinatal excellence-).
Her other duties include undergraduate &Post-graduate teaching and conducting examinations for the same.
Before launching into her career in medicine she obtained her MBBS degree from Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and research a premier medical institution at Pondicherry India and also obtained her MD in OBGYN at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences at New Delhi another premier institution.
After spending 5 years working at private hospitals in kerala and a cancer hospital and about 2 years in Mohammed Dosary hospital in Saudi Arabia, she has been working in Sri Ramachandra Hospital since 1993.
Over the course of her career she has been an active member of various societies like FOGSI (Federation of Obstetric and Gynecology Society of India ) and OGSSI (Obstetric and Gynecologic Society of Southern India) and the Indian Medical Association (IMA) and also published articles in various journals.
- Pregnancy outcome in Chronic liver disorders 42nd AICOG December 1998 Hyderabad and OFSSI Chennai in 1999 secured 2nd prize.
- Is there room for more - A case of Uterus didelphus with fibroid uterus adenomyosis, Ovarian Cyst and hydrosalpinx 43rd FOGSI annual conference Lucknow, December 1999.
- Dubin Johnson Syndrome with pregnancy July 2010 OGSSI Clinical meeting.
- FOGSI 1994 Annual conference at Coimbatore - Admission test - A screening test for fetal distress - A study of 100 cases.
- OGSSI 1998 - Annual conference at Madras - A study of chronic liver disorders in pregnancy.
- Given talks and updates in various conferences in chennai.
- Gullain barre syndrome in pregnancy - Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology in India VOL 52, No.2 March - April 2002
- Uterus didelpus with Fibroid and Ovarian Cyst JIMA Vol.104,No.6 June 2006
- Single umbilical artery pregnancy - outcone - Journal of South Asian Federation of ObsGyn Mau-Aug 2012 4 (2) : 103- 105
- Dubin Johnson syndrome & Pregnancy - Journal of Indian Medical Association, Jul - Dec 2011,Vol.4, Issue.2
- An Unsual concern in pregnancy - Idiopathic Thrombocytopenic purpura - Sri Ramachandra Journal of medicine - Jan - Jun 2011, Vol.4, Issue.1, Pg.no 38-40
- Pregnancy following Gastric by-pass for morbid obesity JIMA Vol.110 No:04 April 2012 Pg:259
- Wernick's Encephlopathy - An eludive complication of hyperemesid gravidarum - Sri Ramachandra Journal of Medicine, Jul - Dec 2011, Vol.4 Issue.2 Pg:2526
At KMM Hospitals Puthanpalli Ponnani, our strength is the team of highly qualified, well experienced senior consultants who are ably supported by high caliber nursing professionals and paramedical staff. With the focus on delivering most modern healthcare
Mar 1993 - Present
Professor , HOD, Assistant Professor, Associate Professor
Sri Ramachandra University was established in the year 1985 as part of the Sri Ramachandra Educational & Health Trust under the leadership of Shri N.P.V. Ramasamy Udayar. Ever since its inception, the institute grew status of a "Deemed University" in September, 1994 under Section 3 of the University Grants Commission Act, 1956.
Jan 1990 - Dec 1992
MDH was founded in 1956 and it is the first private general hospital in the Eastern Province of Saudi Arabia.
Mar 1984 - Dec 1988
Amala Institute of Medical Sciences (AIMS) named after Blessed Virgin Mary, is a multidisciplinary medical network of pedagogical, therapeutic, research and outreach programmes. AIMS traces its origin to Amala Cancer Hospital which was started in 1978. It is managed by the Devamatha Province of CMI Congregation founded by Blessed Cyriac Elias Chavara.
At present, Amala is home to a Medical College, College of Nursing, Nursing School, Super Speciality Hospital, Teaching Hospital, Cancer Hospital, Cancer Research Centre, Ayurvedic Hospital & Research Centre, a Homeopathic Hospital and Research centre, a Pharmacy Production Unit and Bethanygram (A home for the aged).
Feb 1980 - Oct 1982
All-India Institute of Medical Scienceswas established as an institution of national importance by an Act of Parliament with the objects to develop patterns of teaching in Undergraduate and Post-graduate Medical Education in all its branches so as to demonstrate a high standard of Medical Education in India; to bring together in one place educational facilities of the highest order for the training of personnel in all important branches of health activity; and to attain self-sufficiency in Post-graduate Medical Education.
Feb 1975 - Dec 1980
The institute conducts a number of medical and paramedical courses. Admission to the courses are made on all India basis and strictly on the basis of merit through entrance examinations.
The institute is also active in research in various fields of modern medicine & health and medical education. A research council at institute level looks after the research activities and there is a scientific society which provides forum for presentation of the research work. A number of conferences, workshops, seminars and training courses are conducted by the institute every year. Funds for research come from mural and extramural sources like ICMR, UGC, DBT, WHO, etc. A number of research papers are published by residents and faculty staff every year in journals of national and international repute. Also quite frequently a number of awards and fellowships are won by the faculty. Some important national Journals like Biomedicine (an International Journal of Biomedical Sciences) is published from JIPMER. Many text books have been authored by the faculty members.
Mar 1975 - Jun 1977
The Institute has comprehensive facilities for teaching, research and patient-care. As provided in the Act, AIIMS conducts teaching programs in medical and para-medical courses both at undergraduate and postgraduate levels and awards its own degrees. Teaching and research are conducted in 42 disciplines. In the field of medical research AIIMS is the lead, having more than 600 research publications by its faculty and researchers in a year. AIIMS also runs a College of Nursing and trains students for B.Sc.(Hons.) Nursing post-certificate) degrees.
Twenty-five clinical departments including four super specialty centers manage practically all types of disease conditions with support from pre- and Para-clinical departments. However, burn cases, dog-bite cases and patients suffering from infectious diseases are not entertained in the AIIMS Hospital. AIIMS also manages a 60-beded hospital in the Comprehensive Rural Health Centre at Ballabgarh in Haryana and provides health cover to about 2.5 lakh population through the Centre for Community Medicine.
Objectives of AIIMS
- To develop a pattern of teaching in undergraduate and postgraduate medical education in all its branches so as to demonstrate high standard of medical education to all medical colleges and other allied institutions in India.
- To bring together in one place educational facilities of the highest order for the training of the personnel in all important branches of the health activity.
- to attain self sufficiency in postgraduate in medical education.
Functions of AIIMS
- Undergraduate and postgraduate teaching in medical and related physical biological sciences.
- Nursing and dental education
- Innovations in education.
- Producing medical teachers for the country.
- Research in medical and related sciences.
- Health care : preventive, promotive and curative; primary, secondary & tertiary.
- Community based teaching and research