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Dr. Archana Dwivedi

Director - Obstetrics and Gynecology

Sterling Hospitals, Race Course Road, Vadodara

A BriefIntroduction

Dr. Archana Dwivedi specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology with an impressive career spanning over 23 years. She began her medical journey by earning her MBBS degree from Motilal Nehru Medical College, Ahmedabad, in 1997. Driven by her dedication to women's health, she pursued further specialization, completing her Diploma in Gynecology and Obstetrics (DGO) from the University of Allahabad in 2001. Additionally, she holds the qualifications of CIMP and FICOG, reflecting her commitment to excellence in her field.

Dr. Archana's areas of expertise include laparoscopy, minimal invasive surgery, non-descent vaginal hysterectomy (NDVH), infertility treatment, high-risk pregnancy management, and routine gynecological care. She is also well-versed in managing multifetal gestation and addressing infertility issues.

Dr. Archana's dedication to her field has earned her numerous awards and recognitions, including the Best Paper SAWMA award, Jagdish Wari Mishra Award, Gujarat Gynec Excellence Award, Midlife Charity Appreciation Award, FOGSI Champion Award, and the Best Society Work President Award for 2021-22. She is the Founder President of MSV and has been honored for her contributions to society. Additionally, she showcased her talents beyond medicine by winning the Best Dancer Superstar Yuva FOGSI 2021-22 and securing third prize in the National Yoga Competition in the MSV junior category.

Academic Contributions:
+ President BOGS 2024-25 Past President 2021-22
+ Secretary WDW IMA For 2020-25
+ President (Founder) MSV 2019-2020
+ Founder Treasurer Vadodara Menopause Chapter
+ Chairperson National Website Committee IMS
+ Master Trainer Dheera
+ Master Trainer Hpv Vaccination Champion (FOGSI & ACH)
+ Breast Committee FOGSI For 2016 -2024 As Chief Lead
+ FOGSI Adolescent Committee Executive Member 3 Years
+ Safe Motherhood Committee FOGSI 2020-2023
+ Executive Member Of Midlife Management Committee
+ Conducted Many Paramedic Training Webinars And Hands-on training in AICOG 2020, 2022, and 2023 in association with SAFOG and SMC FOGSI

Organizing Contributions:
+ Organized FOGSI State And National Conferences
+ Workshops CME And Training Programmes During 2021 To 2024 As Active BOGS Managing Committee Member
+ Organising Chairperson 2024 WWW Conference
+ Organising Chairperson Yuva FOGSI 2025
+Organising Co-Chairperson IMSCON 2022
+ Organising Secretary SOGOG 2018 and 2013
+ Organising Secretary In Laparoscopic Workshops 2021 Global Hospital

Areas of Expertise

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Non-Descent Vaginal Hysterectomy (NDVH)

What is Non-Descent Vaginal Hysterectomy (NDVH)?

Non-Descent Vaginal Hysterectomy (NDVH) is a minimally invasive surgical procedure used to remove the uterus through the vaginal canal without the need for abdominal incisions. Unlike traditional hysterectomy methods, NDVH does not require the uterus to be prolapsed or descended, making it a less invasive option for women needing a hysterectomy.

When and why do people go for Non-Descent Vaginal Hysterectomy (NDVH)?

People opt for Non-Descent Vaginal Hysterectomy (NDVH) for various medical reasons, including:

  • Uterine Fibroids: Large or symptomatic fibroids causing pain, bleeding, or pressure symptoms.
  • Abnormal Uterine Bleeding: Persistent and irregular bleeding that does not respond to other treatments.
  • Endometriosis: Severe endometriosis causing pain and other complications.
  • Adenomyosis: Painful and heavy menstrual bleeding caused by the presence of endometrial tissue within the uterine walls.
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain: Pain not relieved by other treatments.
  • Gynecological Cancers: Early-stage cancer of the uterus, cervix, or ovaries.

What makes Non-Descent Vaginal Hysterectomy (NDVH) different from other treatment options?

Non-Descent Vaginal Hysterectomy (NDVH) offers several advantages over other hysterectomy methods:

  • Minimally Invasive: NDVH avoids abdominal incisions, resulting in less post-operative pain and quicker recovery.
  • Shorter Hospital Stay: Patients often have shorter hospital stays compared to abdominal or laparoscopic hysterectomy.
  • Reduced Complications: Lower risk of wound infections, hernias, and other complications associated with abdominal surgeries.
  • Better Cosmetic Results: No visible scars since the surgery is performed through the vaginal canal.
  • Faster Recovery: Most patients experience a quicker return to normal activities compared to traditional hysterectomy methods.

How does life change after Non-Descent Vaginal Hysterectomy (NDVH)?

Life after Non-Descent Vaginal Hysterectomy (NDVH) generally improves in several ways:

  • Symptom Relief: Patients typically experience relief from symptoms such as heavy bleeding, pelvic pain, and pressure.
  • Improved Quality of Life: Enhanced physical and emotional well-being due to the alleviation of chronic symptoms.
  • Quick Recovery: Faster recovery time allows patients to return to their daily routines sooner.
  • No Visible Scars: The cosmetic benefits of having no abdominal scars contribute to a positive body image.
  • Lifestyle Adjustments: While major lifestyle changes are not typically necessary, patients are encouraged to maintain a healthy lifestyle to support overall well-being.

Non-Descent Vaginal Hysterectomy (NDVH) provides a less invasive, effective solution for women requiring a hysterectomy, offering significant benefits in terms of recovery, cosmetic outcomes, and overall quality of life.

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High-Risk Pregnancy Care

What is High-Risk Pregnancy Care?

High-Risk Pregnancy Care involves specialized medical attention for pregnancies that have an increased risk of complications affecting the mother, baby, or both. This type of care is provided by obstetricians with expertise in managing complex pregnancies and ensuring the best possible outcomes for high-risk cases. High-Risk Pregnancy Care typically includes frequent monitoring, advanced diagnostics, and tailored treatment plans to address specific health concerns.

When and why do people go for High-Risk Pregnancy Care?

People seek High-Risk Pregnancy Care under various circumstances, including:

  • Maternal Health Conditions: Pre-existing conditions such as diabetes, hypertension, heart disease, autoimmune disorders, and kidney problems.
  • Pregnancy Complications: Issues that arise during pregnancy, like preeclampsia, gestational diabetes, placenta previa, and multiple gestations (twins, triplets, etc.).
  • Previous Pregnancy Loss: History of miscarriages, preterm births, or stillbirths.
  • Age Factors: Women over the age of 35 or under 17 are considered to have a higher risk of complications.
  • Lifestyle Factors: Substance abuse, obesity, or significant lifestyle stressors.
  • Fetal Health Concerns: Congenital anomalies, growth restrictions, or other fetal conditions detected through prenatal screening.

What makes High-Risk Pregnancy Care different from other treatment options?

High-Risk Pregnancy Care is distinguished by its comprehensive and proactive approach:

  • Specialized Monitoring: Frequent ultrasounds, non-stress tests, and biophysical profiles to closely monitor the health of both mother and baby.
  • Multidisciplinary Team: Collaboration among obstetricians, maternal-fetal medicine specialists, neonatologists, and other healthcare providers.
  • Customized Care Plans: Tailored care plans based on individual risk factors and medical history.
  • Advanced Diagnostics: Access to advanced diagnostic tools such as amniocentesis, chorionic villus sampling (CVS), and detailed fetal echocardiography.

High-Risk Pregnancy Care is crucial for ensuring the health and well-being of both mother and baby in pregnancies with increased risks. With specialized attention and advanced medical support, expectant mothers can navigate the challenges of high-risk pregnancies with confidence and care.

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Awards & Recognitions

  • Appreciation Award At AICOG 2024 for SMC Committee Work from the chairperson, Dr Priti Kumar
  • First Prize IMS Public Awareness Committee For Holi Photography 2022
  • Second Prize In Yoga Competition Junior Category Ims Public Awareness Committee 2021
  • Second Prize For Best Society Awards As President BOGS 2021-22
  • BOGS Society Appreciation Award 2021
  • FOGSI Champion Award 2021
  • First Prize At West Zone Yuva FOGSI Superstar FOGSI 2020
  • Winner Of Best Paper Award At SAVMA Conference 2016
  • MSV Society Work 2020 & 2021
  • Appreciation Award for Life Charity Work At IMSCON 2020
  • Gujrat Gynaec Excellence Award At YUVA FOGSI 2020 Ahmedabad
  • Winner Of Jagdishwari Mishra Award At ISOPARB Prayagraj 2001

Academics & Research

  • Publications In Poise Ims Journal 4 Chapters
  • FOGSI Focus 2018 Chapter And FOGSI Book Chapter 2023-24 For Breast Committee
  • Contributed To Chapter In IMS Osteoporosis 2023
  • Contribution To Chapter On Mental Heath Ready Reckoner 2024
  • Article In Midlife Chronicles 2024 Series

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