Dr. Asha Baxi
MS, FICOG, FRCOG
Dr. Asha Anil Baxi is the Director and Chief of Obstetrics and Gynaecology at Disha Fertility & Surgical Centre, Indore.
Dr. Asha Baxi completed her MBBS in 1981 and MS in Obstetrics and Gynaecology in 1984 from MGM Medical College, Indore and later worked in mumbai with stalwarts like Dr. Sadhana Desai, Dr. M Hansotia, Dr. Motashaw and Dr. Soonawalla. While working with Dr. Sadhana Desai, she developed interest in the field of infertility. To pursue further expertise she went to UK and worked at Northampton and Dewsbury and also bagged the prestigious MRCOG degree in 1993. She gained more knowledge in infertility from Northampton, Oxford and Bournehall fertility units, where the worlds first IVF baby was conceived.
After working for 10 years abroad she returned back to India and did pioneering work in the field of Infertility and Endoscopy. She and her husband, Dr. Anil Baxi introduced Gynaecological endoscopy in central India in 1995 and have many firsts to their name including the first Laparoscopic Assisted Vaginal Hysterectomy (LAVH) of M.P. and in the field of infertility, the first ICSI & first TESA ICSI babies of MP go to her credit amongst many other firsts.
Besides being a thoroughly systematic, methodical, gentle and empathetic clinician, she is a keen academician too. She has attended many national and international conferences as faculty. She has written chapters in various book on infertility and has a number of publication in various esteemed journals. For her original work in the field of infertility and genital tuberculosis, she was awarded the prestigious Dr. Kumud Tamaskar award and has also been the recipient of the best publication prize in the Indian Journal of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists.
As a recognition of her contribution in the field of obstetrics and gynaecology, she was honoured with the prestigious Fellowship of the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gyanecologists, F.R.C.O.G. in 2007 and Fellowship of the Indian College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists in 20….
She has a lot of interest in teaching and regularly conducts FOGSI recognised courses in Infertility and Endoscopy at her centre. She has organised a number of national and state level conferences and is the Joint Secretary of the IFFS world congress in 2016 and the organising chairperson for ISAR national conference 2016.
She believes in adapting to newer technologies and strengthening of existing ones and integration of strong ethical values and in treating the infertile couple as a whole and not just their infertility.
Apart from her commitment towards the field of Obstetrics and Gynaecology she also loves travelling, meeting new people and adventure. She is a strong believer of Yoga and also enjoys playing Table Tennis.