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Dr. Saritha. K.R.
Consultant Chief Embryologist Incharge - Assisted Reproductive Technology Unit

Dr. Saritha. K.R.

BHMS, MCE (NUS , SINGAPORE), Senior Clinical Embryologist (ESHRE, EUROPE)

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Doctor Schedule
Every Month 1st to 20th9am - 1pm
Work Experience
25 years
Professional Membership

European Society of Human Reproduction and Embryology (ESHRE )

Indian Society of Assisted Reproduction (ISAR)

Indian Homoeopathy Medical Association (IHMA)

  • Tamil, English, Malayalam, Hindi and Bengali

Educational Qualification

  • Masters of Clinical Embryology from National University of Singapore in 1999.
  • Bachelor of Homoeopathic Medicine and Surgery from National institute of Homoeopathy, Calcutta, INDIA in 1997.
  • Trained in Embryonic stem cell culture conducted by The National Centre for Biological Sciences (NCBS) and Embryo transfer technique conducted by ESHRE and American Society for Reproductive Medicine (ASRM)

Work Experience

  • 20 years of experience in Assisted Reproduction Field in Abroad and India.
  • Previously worked in CCRM, Gleneagle Hospital, Singapore. CRAFT Hospital, Kerala, India, NCARE, Kerala, India.
  • Visiting consultant in Calicut Medical College in Kerala.)
  • First Embryologist of South India to be certified by European Society of Human Reproduction and Embryology (ESHRE)

Clinical Expertise

  • Intracytoplasmic Sperm Injection (ICSI)
  • Invitro Fertilization (IVF)
  • Cryopreservation of sperm, egg and embryo
  • Various embryo culture system like, co-culture , micro droplet culture etc
  • Blastocyst culture
  • Assisted Hatching
  • Blastomere biopsy for pre implantation genetic diagnosis
  • Embryonic stem cell culture
  • Quality control of ART

Awards & Achievements

  • First TESA-ICSI babies of Kerala, India
  • First qualified Embryologist of Kerala and Tamil Nadu
  • Publications in International Journals

Research and Publications

  • R Saritha and A.Bongso., Comparative evaluation of fresh and washed human sperm cryopreserved in vapour and liquid phases of liquid nitrogen,Journal of Andrology
  • Renuka Devi, Nithya J.*, Saritha K. R., A successful pregnancy outcome in a testicular cancer survivor: case report , International journal of Reproduction, Contraception, Obstetrics and Gynaecology.