Obstetrics & Gynaecology is one of the oldest departments in the Ernakulam Medical Centre hospital. We have always believed that a woman’s heath is important because when she is healthy, her entire family and community will benefit. Only a healthy mother can give birth to a healthy child. The complete physical, mental, social and emotional well being of both the mother and child is the result of proper care and timely treatment. With this belief as our focus, the department over the last 30 years, has transformed itself into one of the best providers of an affordable and top class patient centred care to women’s health in the region.


Our core strength is a team of well qualified consultants, who with their total combined professional experience of over a hundred years in the field of women’s health from adolescence through childbearing and menopausal period, providing comprehensive care to our patients in the following areas:


  • General gynaecology
  • Pregnancy
  • Maternal foetal medicine
  • Laparoscopic gynaecological surgery
  • Reproductve endocrinology
  • Urogynaecology
  • Gynaecological oncology


Facilities we offer


The top class service we offer our patients are backed by the following facilities available in the hospital round the clock:

  • State-of-the-art personalized birthing suite
  • Operation theatres with all modern amenities
  • Well equipped intensive care units
  • Advanced neonatal ICU with one-to-one nursing care
  • Ultrasonography – 4D scan and Doppler scan
  • CT and MRI scan
  • Department of Reproductive Medicine & IVF laboratory
  • Operation theatres with all modern amenities
  • Nutritional counselling
  • Multidisciplinary support from other specialist departments for any gynaec related problems


Conditions we treat


Our consultant team treats a wide range of medical conditions related to women’s health, out of which some are listed below. Please contact our consultants for additional information on the subject or to discuss any of your complaints that might not have appeared in the list.


General Gynaecology

  • General gynaecological examination, procedures and treatments
  • Common pelvic pain
  • Smears, breast examination
  • Fibroids
  • Ovarian cysts
  • Urinary tract infections
  • Vaginal infections
  • Menstruation
  • Menopause
  • Paediatric and adolescent gynaecology


Pelvic Floor Issues

  • Cystocele
  • Accidental Bowel Leakage (ABL)
  • Lower genital tract dysplasia
  • Pelvic floor dysfunction
  • Rectocele
  • Urinary incontinence
  • Uterine prolapse




Pregnancy can be considered as a new stage in a woman’s life, especially for first time mothers. Accompanied by the physical, social and emotional changes that it can bring to her life, it is important that a prospective mother learn about ways to help herself and the family through this time of change.


Keeping our commitment to women’s health, we at Ernakulam Medical Centre help you achieve this goal. Our experienced obstetrics specialists, nurses and other staff will advise and work with you on your pregnancy during the different stages namely, before pregnancy, while pregnant, during labour, and after your delivery, to ensure that you have a positive experience with your childbirth.


We also have a unique program called JANANI that has been designed by the department to help you manage your pregnancy through the different stages.
Click here to learn more about the JANANI package.


Services offered


The services offered by our specialists include the following:


— Pregnancy Induced Hypertension (PIH)
— Severe pre eclampsia and eclampsia
— Intra Uterine Growth Retardation (IUGR)
— Ante partum Haemorrhage (APH)
— Pre term Premature Rupture of Membranes (PPROM)
— Effects of medical disorders such as heart diseases or diabetes

        • Painless labour under epidural analgesia
        • Facility for labour analgesia with Entonox
        • Postnatal counselling



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  • Family planning counseling
  • Contraception options/li>
    — IUCD insertion – Cu T, MIRENA
    — Post partum sterilizatio
    — Laparoscopic sterilization
    — No Scalpel Vasectomy (Male sterilization)



Gynaecological surgery (Open & Laparoscopic)


  • Abdominal hysterectomy
  • Vaginal hysterectomy
  • Pelvic floor repair
  • Laparoscopic hysterectomy
  • Laparoscopic myomectomy
  • Laparoscopic ovarian cystectomy
  • Hysteroscopy
  • Endometrial Ablations
  • Trans Obturator Tape (TOT) procedures



Gynecologic Oncology and Screening


  • Cancer prevention and screening
  • Precancerous conditions of cervix and early cervical cancers


Reproductive medicine


    • Hystero Salpinography
    • Sonosalpinography
    • IUI – Intrauterine Insemination and Cryopreservation of sperms
    • IVF – In Vitro Fertilization and Embryo Transfer
    • Intracytoplasmic Sperm Injection (ICSI



Meet our Specialists



Dr. Mollykutty Thomas
Dr. Mollykutty Thomas, MD (Gynaec), DGO
Head of the Department & Consultant Obst/Gynaec

Over 40 years experience in Obstetrics & Gynaecology. Joined EMC – 1985

Special interests: Extreme high risk pregnancies & complicated cases of PPH , Abdominal & vaginal surgeries, Infertility, Adolescent Gynaecology

Consultation Timings : 9:00AM – 1:00PM & 5:00PM – 7:00PM (Monday – Saturday)



Dr. Lisamma Joseph

Dr. Lisamma Joseph, MD (Gynaec), DGO, Dip.NB(Gynaec)
Senior Consultant Obst/Gynaec

Joined EMC – 1995
Over 30years experience in Obstetrics & Gynaecology
Special Interests : High Risk pregnancy, Infertility, Urogynaecology, PCO Clinic, Menopausal Clinic

Consultation Timings : 9:00AM – 1:00PM & 5:00PM – 7:00PM

(Monday – Saturday)



Dr. Susan John

Dr. Susan John, DGO, DNB, MRCOG(UK)
Senior Consultant Obst/Gynaec

Trained in India and abroad. Over 20 years experience in Obstetrics & Infertility procedures, Gynaecological Laparoscopic & open surgeries and Ultrasonography

Special Interests : Gynaecological Laparoscopic surgeries, Hysterectomies, Myomectomies, Ovarian cystectomies and Infertility surgeries

Consultation Timings : 9:00AM – 1:00PM & 5:00PM – 7:00PM (Monday – Saturday)



Dr. SHeela C Babu

Dr. Sheela Sadasivan, MD (Gynaec), DGO
Senior Consultant Obst/Gynaec

Trained in – Advanced laparoscopy, Urogynaecology, No Scalpel Vasectomy, Laparoscopic sterilizatopn. 32 years experience in OB/GYN procedures.

Special Intersts : High risk Obstetrics, Urogynaecology-TOT repair, Adolescent Paediatrics & Gynaecology, Family planning procedures, Diagnostic laparoscopy

Consultation Timings : 9:00AM – 1:00PM & 5:00PM – 7:00PM (Monday – Saturday)




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