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Dr. Shilpa Kava

Attending Consultant - Obstetrics & Gynaecology

MS (Obstetrics & Gynaecology)

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About Dr. Shilpa Kava

Dr Shilpa Kava, is a Gynaecologist and Obstetrician, with over 10 years of experience in the field. She has been working in Dept of OBG, Sakra World Hospital since May 2016 and has contributed to the growth and functioning of the department by setting up protocols for patient safety. She believes in team work, multidisciplinary care and evidence-based practice.

Prior to joining Sakra World Hospital, she has worked in renowned multispeciality hospitals in Bengaluru, such as Apollo Hospitals, Bannerghatta Road and The Oxford Medical College, Hospital and Research Centre, Attibele. During her tenure at The Oxford Medical College, Hospital and Research Centre as Assistant Professor, she was actively involved in academics and training medical students.

Area of Expertise

Obstetrics including high risk pregnancy care Gynaecologic surgeries Preventive oncology and Colposcopy Contraceptive counselling Management of menstrual abnormalities (both non-surgical and surgical)

Awards and Recognitions

Gold Medal in Forensic Medicine- Second Professional examination, MBBS in 2005 Short Term Studentship from ICMR – awarded in 2005 Second prize for research paper presentation- “Evaluation of P16INK4A as a biomarker in cervical intraepithelial neoplasia”, at Asia Oceania research organisation in genital infections and neoplasia- India National conference-November 2011 and at Association of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists of Delhi- Annual Conference 2011 Published review article titled-“ Molecular markers in detection of cervical intraepithelial neoplasia” in the AOGD monthly issue-oncology, December 2011. Published research paper titled- “Conventional cytology versus visual inspection tests for screening of premalignant and malignant lesions of cervix- study involving East Delhi population” to International journal of Contemporary Surgery , Jan 2016 Published research paper titled- “Evaluation of P16INK4A as a biomarker in cervical intraepithelial neoplasia” to International journal of Contemporary Medical Research, Jan 2016

Qualification

Dr Shilpa Kava has been a meritorious student throughout and has completed her MBBS in 2008 from Kasturba Medical College, Mangaluru, followed by MS, OBG in 2012 from the prestigious University College of Medical Sciences (Delhi University) through All India Entrance examination. 
In addition she has completed Post Graduate Diploma in Medical Law and Ethics from the renowned National Law School Of India University, Bengaluru.