|Specialist Aesthetic Gynaecology|
|Specialist Aesthetic Gynaecology|
Dr. Shachi Joshi is a Specialist in Obstetrics & Gynaecology at the JBR - Medcare Medical Centre. She completed her MBBS & then her Masters in Obstetrics & Gynaecology, both from Gujarat University. She also has a Fellowship of Royal College of Obstetrics & Gynaecology from the UK. A keen learner she has several qualifications to her name like a diploma in Ultrasound under FOGSI & European accredited AMSO & a diploma in Aesthetic Gynaecology under ISAGSS & the American Society of Cosmetic Physicians.
Dr. Joshi started her career as a resident doctor in Obstetrics & Gynaecology at the well-known VS General Hospital & then served as a senior resident in Sola Civil Hospital, both in Gujarat. She did a stint as an Assistant Professor in Sola Civil Hospital & then moved to UK where she worked at the University Hospital of Wales at Cardiff, UK. She has to her credit membership of the Royal College of Obstetrics & Gynaecology, UK, the General Medical Council, UK & All India Congress of Obstetrics & Gynaecology (AICOG), India.
Dr. Joshi’s expertise covers the entire gamut of experiences of a pregnant woman right from conception to delivery & beyond. She has successfully treated cases involving high-risk obstetrics, urogynaecology, pelvic floor problems, perimenopause, & menopause-related issues. She has dealt with issues of threatened abortion, & incomplete & recurrent miscarriage. She also excels as aesthetic gynaecology.
Commencing with preconception counselling, through care during pregnancy & the postpartum period, Dr. Joshi is always there for her patients. She is skilled in conducting vaginal births, instrumental delivery & caesarean section & conducts cervical cerclage procedure for patients with a short cervix (McDonald's cerclage).
Diagnosis & management of bleeding disorders, adolescent gynaecological problems, PCOS & infertility issues, urinary incontinence, prolapse, & pelvic floor laxity, perimenopause, & menopausal symptoms including hot flushes, & vaginal dryness, lichen sclerosus, & other vulval conditions, are her forte. Other procedures conducted by her include ultrasound scanning, day care surgery procedures including hysteroscopy, cervical screening, pap smear, & colposcopy, various contraception procedures including Mirena & copper coil insertion, depo injections & implants, & using laparoscopy to handle ectopic pregnancies. She has performed both surgical & non-surgical aesthetic gynaecological procedures as well as managed threatened, incomplete, & recurrent miscarriage in patients.
One of her greatest passion is sharing evidence-based information to help women understand their bodies as well as their choices related to pregnancy, childbirth, periods, sex & other issues that women tend to ignore. Having experienced pregnancy & labour herself, she found it to be the most transformative experiences of her life. These real-life lessons make her a better doctor as she understands what her patients are going through.
Between work & looking after her baby, whatever spare time she can get, she spends exercising, reading and travelling. Music & dance are like therapy for her. She speaks English, Gujarati, & Hindi, fluently.
Bachelor of Medicine & Surgery, Gujarat University
Masters in Obstetrics & Gynaecology, Gujarat University
Fellowship of the RCOG, London, UK
Diploma in Ultrasound under FOGSI & European accredited AMSO
Diploma in Aesthetic Gynaecology under ISAGSS & American Society of Cosmetic Physicians