Obstetrics & Gynaecology


Obstetrics & Gynaecology

Obstetrics & Gynaecology Overview

Physician Speciality Profile
Dr. Kevin Quadros MBBS, DGO, MD (OBGY), Diploma in Endoscopy (UK, USA) View
Dr. Jacintha Mathias MBBS, MD View
Dr. Malcolm Fonseca MBBS, MD, DGO, DNB, DHA (Obstetrics & Gyanecology) View
Dr. Shiraz Vazifdaar MBBS, GDO, MD (OBGY) View
Dr. Nozer Sheriar MBBS, MD, DNB, FRCOG, FICOG, FCPS, DGO View
Dr. Kiran Coelho MBBS, DGO, DFP, MD (OBGY) View
Dr. (Sr) Beena MBBS, MD (OBGY), Dip in Gynae Endoscopy View
Dr. Sylvia Noronha MBBS, MD, DNB, FCPS, DGO, DFP View
Dr. Michelle Victor MBBS, MS, DMAS View
Dr. Sheela A Dedhia MBBS, DGO, DNB View
Dr. Udayan Palnitkar MBBS, DGO, DNB View
Dr. Anjum Khan MBBS, DGO, DNB View
Dr. Amarish Warty MBBS, DGO, MD (OBGY) View
Dr. Reena Sengupta MBBS, DNB (OBGY) View
Paediatric Lactation
Physician Speciality Profile
Dr. Mugdha Tanmay Joshi BHMS, MSCDFSM, CNCC, PGCPDN, IBCLC View

With every newborn, the Holy Family Hospital, Mumbai, celebrates the miracle of life. A baby-friendly hospital with a long tradition of excellence in maternity and child care, our institution has its origins in a private nursing home reputed for its maternity care.

Helmed by eight consultants, we are also pleased to state that our Department of Obstetrics & Gynaecology is one of the largest obstetrics centres in the western suburbs of Mumbai, accounting for an average 1,500 deliveries annually.

It is a fully-equipped department that specialises in handling emergency cases and emergency referral cases from other hospitals including private hospitals, government hospitals and nursing homes.

Special Programmes

Birthing Class: We are also among the handful of hospitals in Mumbai that conduct a Birthing Class for expectant mothers and fathers. More...

Expectant Fathers

We encourage both parents to participate in the delivery process . Expectant fathers who choose to remain present during their child’s delivery may make a request to the hospital’s Nursing Director. However, we advise expectant fathers to attend certain modules of the Birthing Classes and abide by the hospital’s rules.

Those who choose not to remain present during delivery can remain seated in a waiting room provided outside the Obstetrics Department on the third floor.

Rooming In

This means that the newborn spends most or all of their time in the room with their mother. Such an arrangement, which is possible in a private room, enables new parents to bond with their babies and prepare them to provide the best possible care at home.

Birth Information Certificate

Before discharge, parents must collect their baby's birth information certificate. Check the details to make sure all the particulars are correct. This document is required to be submitted to the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation to apply for your newborn’s birth certificate. Registering your child’s birth with the municipal authorities is an essential legal process. It is a critical document and has implications for your child's future.

Maternity Admissions

Expectant mothers choosing to deliver their babies at the hospital must register and pay a deposit while in the seventh month of pregnancy. The deposit varies with the class of accommodation. More

Patient Services
  • Pre-pregnancy counselling.
  • Ante-natal check-ups.
  • High-risk pregnancy Clinic: This clinic, which specialises in early diagnosis and treatment of ‘bad obstetric. History’ (multiple miscarriages, etc.), is run in conjunction with our highly-equipped Neo-Natal Unit.
  • Emergency obstetric care.
  • Ante-natal detection of foetal abnormalities.
  • Epidural & labour analgesia. We have been undertaking painless deliveries with continuous epidural for more than two decades along with our renowned. Anaesthesiologists who are available round the clock.
  • Labour and delivery
    • Normal vaginal delivery
    • Vacuum delivery
    • Forceps delivery
    • Cesarean delivery
  • Breastfeeding Clinic
  • Growth & Paediatric Endocrinology Clinic.
    • Post-natal follow-ups.
Patient Facilities

Our Labour Ward and Delivery Suite are both state-of-the-art and designed for comfort. It includes First-Stage Rooms, a Delivery Suite, Operation Theatres and an NICU. More


Our Department of Obstetrics & Gynaecology is fully equipped to perform both conventional as well as endoscopic surgery.

In 1993, the Holy Family Hospital in Mumbai was one of the first in this city to equip itself with state-of-the-art equipment in video endoscopy. Today, the department carries on this fine pioneering tradition and routinely performs gynaecological video endoscopic and other state-of-the-art procedures.

Benefits for patients include a shorter stay in hospital, smaller incisions, reduced post-operative pain, quicker recovery and a reduction in costs.

Patient Services
  • Gynaecological health check-up.
  • Fertility management and counselling.
  • Open and endoscopic gynaecological surgeries.
  • Genital Cancer Screening.
    • Pap smears
    • Colposcopy
    • Liquid-based cytology
    • HPV screening
  • Adolescent Gynaecology.
  • Perimenopausal and HRT.
  • Treatment of genital malignancy: holistic therapy including surgery and chemotherapy.
  • Gynaecologic endocrinology.
  • Uro-gynaecology.
  • Gynaecological Oncology: A sub-speciality supported by our reputed Oncology Surgeons who work in tandem with our Gynaecology specialists.
Patient Facilities

We have 3 Operation Theatres dedicated to gynaecological procedures. This includes a Gynaeocological Endoscopic Unit which is equipped with a High Definition 3 chip camera (all patients receive a video of the procedure), RGB monitors, top-of-the-line insufferator, morcelator (state-of-the-art RotaCut) and cautery machine (enables removal of large cysts very quickly) and a state-of-the-art video colposcope for cervical procedures.


Our hospital has been designated as teaching hospital for the Diplomate of National Board examination (DNB) in 2005 and has a regular stream of quality post-graduate students. The Department of Obstetrics & Gynaecology has been allotted 2 seats per year for the DNB course.

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