Dr. Evita Fernandez (FRCOG) is the Managing Director and Senior Consultant Obstetrician at Stork Home with more than three decades of experience.
Dr. Evita strongly believes in empowering women to make choices, especially with regard to issues surrounding birth. Convinced of the need for professional midwives in India, Dr. Evita launched a two-year Professional Midwifery Education and Training (PMET) Programme in the hospital in 2011. She is presently spearheading PROMISE – the Professional Midwifery Services campaign that is committed to creating a national cadre of professional midwives who care for and deliver low-risk pregnant women. Dr. Evita has converted the hospital into a recognised teaching institution that follows strict protocols. She focuses on team-building – enthusing people to work as a coordinated unit towards a common goal of excellence.
Dr. Kasthuri is a senior consultant and a member of the Core Group of Doctors at Stork Home. She obtained her postgraduate DGO certification from Calicut Medical College, Kerala. Having joined the hospital in 1980, Dr. Kasthuri had the privilege of working closely with the founders of the hospital.
With her vast experience of 35 years and her compassionate approach, she is a very popular consultant and has a large volume of patients. She runs the educational programme for nurses and is a member of the Ultrasound Team. She is also a member of the Grievance Committee.
A fair-minded personality, she is well loved by the nursing and paramedic staff.
Dr. Tarakeswari is Head of the Department of Obstetric Medicine at Fernandez Hospital, Unit 2 at Hyderguda. She is an alumnus of Rangaraya Medical College, Kakinada and obtained her MD from Kasturba Medical College, Manipal in 1993. She joined Fernandez Hospital in 1995 and set up the High Risk Pregnancy, Pre-pregnancy and Recurrent Pregnancy Losses Clinics in 2001 and the Obstetric Medicine Department in 2007, all of which she runs. She is a much sought after consultant because of her vast experience in complicated pregnancies. Dr. Tarakeswari conducts regular teaching sessions for post graduates, guides their thesis and conducts clinical meetings. Her areas of interest are Medical Disorders Complicating Pregnancy and Pre Conception Counselling. Dr. Tarakeswari has been invited as the DNB Inspector and as faculty at various national and international conferences. She has several publications to her credit.
Dr. Suseela joined Fernandez Hospital in 1999 and is Head of the Fetal Medicine Unit. She acquired her fellowship in Fetal Medicine and became a consultant in 2006. She has been trained in various aspects of Fetal Medicine – Obstetric Ultrasonography, including Dopplers and Fetal Echocardiography, Prenatal interventions, Genetic Counseling and Perinatal Pathology. Her areas of interest are Fetal Echocardiography and Fetal Diagnostic and Therapeutic Interventional Procedures. She is a passionate teacher and organizes the training programmes in the department.
Dr. Manjula is a Gynaecologist at storkhome Fernandez Hospital, Banjara Hills, Hyderabad and has an experience of 34 years in this field. She completed her MBBS from Kakatiya University in 1980 and DGO from Kakatiya Medical College, Warangal in 1983. Dr. Manjula has set up the IUI services at the Jubilee Hills Out Patient Clinic and is the senior consultant for pelvic ultrasound scans. She runs a training programme in gynaec scans at Fernandez Hospital.
Dr. Geeta Kolar is an Obstetrician and Maternal and Fetal Medicine Specialist at stork home Fernandez Hospital, Banjara Hills, Hyderabad and has an experience of 30 years in these fields. Dr. Geeta completed her MBBS from Osmania University in 1982, DGO from Osmania Medical College in 1987 and MD – Obstetrics & Gynaecology from Osmania Medical College in 1987. She has extensive knowledge in the subject and has combined her obstetric skills with equally sound scan skills. This combination coupled with three decades of experience places her at an enviable level.
Dr. Sharada is an Obstetrician at Stork home Fernandez Hospital, Banjara Hills, Hyderabad and has an experience of 6 years in this field. Dr. Sharada completed MBBS from Prathima Medical College, Karimnagar in 2008, DGO from Bharthi Vidyapeeth Deemed University Medical College in 2011 and Fellowship in Reproductive Medicine from KJK Fertility Research and Gynaec Center, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala in 2012. She is a member of Indian Medical Association (IMA).
Dr. Nuzhat Aziz, a senior Consultant, Heads the Obstetric Department for Fernandez Hospital.She has extensive experience with pregnancy related issues and developed a special interest/expertise in the management of the Labour Ward and Delivery Suite. She has gained wide experience in pregnancies complicated by medical disorders and termed “high risk pregnancies”. These include diabetes, thyroid malfunction, hypertension and other organs.
She has presented over 25 papers, and has numerous publications and awards to her credit. She is a much sought after speaker and faculty at both national/international conferences.
Her “hands-on” workshops for clinicians are very popular across the country.
She is associated with Fernandez for more than 16 yrs and handles expectant mothers with dedication and compassion.
She is available at both Hyderguda (Unit 2) and Stork Home (Unit 5) hospitals for consultation.
Dr. Rajitha (DGO) is a Consultant Obstetrician with 10 years’ experience at Fernandez Hospital. She is also the Co-ordinator for the Midwifery Programme and the Professional Midwifery Education and Training (PMET) Programme started by Fernandez Hospital in 2011.
Dr. Rajitha conducts teaching sessions for Registrars and Junior Doctors and serves as Faculty in the Hospital Workshops. She also conducts regular teaching sessions for nurses and trainee midwives.
Dr. Rajitha has been certified as trainer for the ALSO Course, where she is invited as faculty.
Dr. Jogitha B. Chandran is a Consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist at Stork Home. An excellent clinician with equally proficient surgical skills, her bedside manner, as well as her very good communication skills, endears her to all her patients.
Dr. Jogitha has 15 years experience in the management of routine as well as high risk obstetric and gynaecological cases. She has proven skills in diagnosis and treatment of medical and surgical cases. She is well versed in interventional procedures like instrumental deliveries, Fetal Scalp Lactate Sampling, Fetal Scalp Electrode application.
She obtained her M.S. from Sri Ramachandra Medical College and Research Institute in 2003. She is experienced in academic programmes and clinical teaching at the undergraduate as well as post graduate levels. She has presented six papers at various Conferences.
Dr. Anitha is an Obstetrician who completed her MD in 2011. She has four years experience in Fernandez Hospital and has a strong sense of ownership. She has a special interest in Labour Ward services, assisted vaginal deliveries and is responsible for the audit on C section rate.
She is popular among the pregnant mothers booked under her care.
Dr. Swati (MRCOG) graduated from the Armed Forces Medical College, one of the best medical institutes in the country. She trained in the UK from 2004 to 2013 and took an active interest in academics, dedicating a year to clinical research. She received specialist registrar training in the Cambridge Deanery and was awarded the MRCOG in 2009.
Realising her true calling was here in India, she returned in 2015 in order to serve her people. Stork Home was her obvious choice. She completed a six month Fellowship in basic obstetric scanning. She is presently involved in Obstetrics and the Fetal Medicine Department.
Dr. Swati’s special interests are academics, research and teaching.
Dr. Swapna is a Junior Consultant in Obs Gyn since 2014 at Stork Home, Banjara Hills. Prior to that she was a Senior Resident in Gandhi Medical College, Secunderabad. She completed her DGO in 2006 and her MS (Obs) in 2013.
Dr. Swapna has 13 years of rich experience in treating Obstetric and Gynaecology patients with recent evidence-based medicine which improves the quality of care. She has a passion towards training of doctors and nurses. She has several paper presentations to her credit.
Dr. Pramod, is a Director at Fernandez Hospital. He has been a member of the medical team since 1994 and currently heads the Neonatal Department. He did his MD in Pediatrics from Kasturba Medical College, Manipal. Dr. Pramod visited South Africa in 2004, to study the implementation of Kangaroo Mother Care and introduced it at Fernandez Hospital. In addition to providing training for doctors and nurses in the Neonatal Department, Dr. Pramod is also involved in various clinical trials.
Dr Tejopratap is a Senior Consultant Neonatologist at Stork Home with 9 years’ experience. He has good expertise in dealing with critically ill neonates. He has done his DM in Neonatology from AIIMS, New Delhi. His areas of interest are neonatal hemodynamics, developmental supportive care and ventilation. He is also interested in research and academics.
Dr Sunil Pawar is a Consultant Neonatologist and Pediatrician with 8 years’ experience. After his DNB in Pediatrics and DCh (2006-09), he did advanced training in Neonatology, obtaining his FIAP Neonatology Fellowship in 2010. He worked as a Junior Consultant Neonatologist for five years and earned a medal for best overall performance at Wanless Hospital, Miraj. He did an Observership at the best NICU at the Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto in 2014.
Dr. Sunil has trained in functional echo, arrhythmias and neurosonogram. Dr Sunil has extensive experience in the care of extreme preterm babies, PPHN, TPN, critically-ill newborns, difficult intubation and various pediatric illnesses. He is a very rationalized user of antibiotics. He has special interest in Neonatal Cardiology, Nutrition and Transport.
Dr. Shashikala (MD) is a senior consultant gynaecologist with nearly three decades of experience. She is a member of the Core Group of Consultants who joined Fernandez Hospital in 1990. She is especially interested in Laparoscopic Surgery and the Management of Infertility. Her quiet and patient demeanor and her excellent surgical skills have endeared her to her clients.
Dr. Kameswari joined Fernandez Hospital in 2007. Prior to that she worked for 10 years in the NHS, UK. She is a postgraduate from Gandhi Medical College, Hyderabad. She obtained her Certificate of Completion of Specialist Training (CCST) in Gynecology & Obstetrics from RCOG, London. In addition to this, she is accredited with the British Colposcopy Society (BSCCP). Apart from general Obstetrics, her interests include office gynaecology covering colposcopy, out patient hysteroscopy, management of menstrual disorders and endoscopic surgeries.
Dr. Krishnaveni is a Consultant Obstetrician and Gyanecologist at Unit 1 – Bogulkunta and Unit 5 – Stork Home. She joined the OBGYN Team with 17 years’ experience. She spent 12 years in the U.K. where she specialized in providing infertility, colposcopy, hysteroscopy and laproscopy services to gynaec patients. She has completed has ATSM in Subfertility. She also provides antenatal, intranatal and postnatal care for pregnant women. Additionally, she has obs-gyn ultrasound skills.
Dr. Krishnaveni is a keen teacher with a lot of enthusiasm, experience and commitment. She is keen on providing safe, compassionate and high quality care to her patients and their families.
Dr. Vinatha Puli (MRCOG) joined Stork Home with 15 years’ Obs-Gyn experience. She picked up her Diploma of the Faculty of Sexual and Reproductive Health (DFSRH) and received the Certificate of Completion of Training (CCT) in her specialty.
Dr. Vinatha relocated to India in 2014. Having trained and worked as a consultant for almost 10 years in the UK, she comes with rich expertise in Urogynaecology and Labour Ward management. She enjoys teaching and training young doctors and nurses. She has several international publications and posters to her credit.