About Dr. Nandita P. Palshetkar
Leading IVF
of India
30+ years of
Medical Director -
Bloom IVF Group
with 8 IVF centres
across India
High success rate
to the West
(40-50% live birth rate)

Dr. Nandita Palshetkar - One of the top Infertility Doctors in India

An Indian doctor with expertise in in vitro fertilisation and infertility is Nandita P. Palshetkar. In 2019, she was chosen to lead the Federation of Obstetric and Gynecological Societies of India. She serves as the Federation of Obstetric and Gynecological Societies of India's first vice president. At eleven Bloom IVF centres in India, including the Fortis Bloom IVF Centers (New Delhi, Gurgaon, Chandigarh, and Mumbai), the Lilavati Hospital and Research Centre, D.Y. Patil Medical College, and the Sakra World Hospital Bangalore, Palshetkar is in charge of in vitro fertilisation and infertility. In addition, Palshetkar serves as the medical director of the Mumbai-based Lilavati Hospital Bloom IVF Center and as the president of the Indian Society for Assisted Reproduction.

Best IVF Clinics and Doctors in India

Dr. Nandita Palshetkar, one of the pioneers of IVF therapy in India and a specialist in assisted reproductive technology, has helped over 40,000 prospective parents through her efforts. She is renowned for having an average 40%–50% success rate for IVF in women under 40. Dr. Nandita Palshetkar, one of the top IVF doctors in India, uses the most advanced medical technology together with a high level of medical expertise to offer high success rates for infertility treatments. Dr. Palshetkar is credited for creating India's first set of laser-hatched twins in 1998, making her the founder of assisted laser hatching in that country. She boasts the distinction of having conceived the oldest lady in India, a 60-year-old, in 2000, in addition to conceiving with the help of sperm from a hemiplegic spouse and giving birth to the first child in India with the aid of a test-tube baby and surrogacy procedures. Dr. Nandita also played a leading role in the establishment of the first egg and ovarian tissue bank in India, IMSI, a ground-breaking technique for enhancing outcomes in male infertility, and the spindle view technology in India to prevent gene damage during the operation to create a test-tube baby. Dr. Palshetkar is one of the few IVF specialists who has steadfastly tried to lower the cost of IVF operations and earn a reputation as an affordable infertility specialist. She has worked very hard to spread awareness of IVF treatments in India. Couples from other countries have travelled to India attracted by her reputation, celebrity, and accessibility as well as the level of talent and affordable rates. In order to share her vast knowledge and skills for the benefit of society as a whole, Dr. Nandita Palshetkar frequently organises training sessions for other medical professionals around India. She has imparted her knowledge to more than 5000 gynaecologists over the course of the last 15 years. Dr. Palshetkar often takes part in a variety of training courses and workshops all around the world to stay up to date with the rapidly advancing technologies in the IVF industry. She has also invested a lot of time in cutting-edge OBGY research.

Awards and honors

In addition to the Times Network National Award for Outstanding Contribution to Healthcare in 2017 and the Golden Globe Tigers Award in Malaysia in both of those years, Palshetkar received the "Bharat Gaurav Award" from the House of Commons in 2014. Palshetkar received a Fellowship honoris causa in 2021 from the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists of the United Kingdom in recognition of her accomplishments and contributions to the advancement of women's healthcare services. Palshetkar has contributed to the Pradhan Mantri Surakshit Matritva Abhiyan, which was started by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MoHFW), Government of India, to provide prenatal care to pregnant women on the ninth of every month on a fixed day that is guaranteed to be comprehensive and of high quality. The 2019 Summit Awards for Medical Education and the CME Outstanding Educator Award. CSR Award for Supporting Women and Children's Health Initiative in 2019. The 2017 Golden Globe Tigers Award for Outstanding Contribution to Fertility & IVF in Malaysia

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Achievements - Rewards & Recognitions

  • First to establish assisted laser hatching in this country in 1998.
  • Delivered first laser hatching twins in India.
  • Achieved pregnancy with sperms from a hemiplegic husband.
  • Delivered the first baby in India with three mothers - i.e. with help of test-tube baby and surrogacy technique.
  • Established the spindle view technology in India so as to prevent damage to the genes during test-tube baby procedure.
  • Verification a new technology was introduced in her practice 2007.


Educational Background of IVF specialist Dr. Nandita Palshetkar

Dr. Palshetkar completed her MD in 1993 from Mumbai University. She was also awarded the FCPS in the same year from the College of Physicians and surgeons Mumbai. Subsequently she was awarded the ICOG from the MICOG Mumbai.

Ongoing medical education to emerge as the #1 IVF Clinic in India

  • IVF & Micromanipulation Training at the University of Ghent-Ghent, Belgium, 1989.
  • Alpha School of Embryology-Naples, Italy, 1999.
  • IVF & ICSI Training at Melbourne IVF Centre, Australia, 2001.