Qualification : MBBS, MD (OBG), DNB, FCLS
Specialty : Gynaecology and Obstetrics
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Dr Nidhi Khera is a Senior Consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist , Apollo Cradle with around 20 years of experience . She did her MBBS from the prestigious Lady Hardinge Medical College and MD (Obstetrics and Gynaecology) from Maulana Azad Medical College, New Delhi. She furthered her professional qualifications with DNB (Diplomate National Board) from the National Board of Examinations .She then went on to complete her Senior Residency also at Maulana Azad Medical College and Lok Nayak Hospital for three years . During her training she has worked with prominent and senior gynaecologists of Delhi (Dr Swaraj Batra , Dr Raksha Arora, Dr Reva Tripathi, Dr Ashok Kumar) . In 2010 she went to St George’s Hospital, London , U.K. for training in maternal-fetal medicine under Prof. B. Thilanganathan. There she learnt the finer nuances of understanding and dealing with high risk pregnancies from Prof. Thilanganathan , Dr Amarnath Bhide. Striving hard to give successful outcomes in high risk pregnancies is a passion for her. Pursuing her interest in laparoscopic surgeries , she was awarded Fellowship of International college of laparoscopic surgeons (FCLS) In 2012. She also has to her credit Sir Ganga Ram Fellowship in “Minimal access surgery” under Dr. Pradeep Chowbey (2006 ). She is an active member of AOGD, FOGSI, SFM, IMS - various associations of her gynaecologist fraternity .
In 2004 she joined Sir Ganga Ram Hospital , New Delhi as a consultant in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology where she continued to work till 2012. Currently she is practicing at Apollo Cradle, Moti Nagar , Delhi – a dedicated centre focussing on quality care for women and children . In recognition of her work in high risk pregnancy care , fetal psychology and Garbha sanskaar she was bestowed with the “ Believe India- Stree Udhyami Award 2016” at Rajghat on 12th March 2016.
She works incessantly towards delivering mothers through a natural process and focuses on not just the physical care for the mothers to be but is also a strong pillar of support for their emotional and psychological needs. Her uniqueness is in creating a positive delivery room environment with soft light with music for healing that allays the fears of the moms to be
Continuing her passion for teaching and academics she has authored a number of chapters in various books and written articles for journals . She has been the co-editor for the journal of the Association of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists of Delhi in 2008-2009 and has also guided DNB students at Sir Ganga Ram Hospital in their thesis research work.
She is on the national advisory board for formulating the vaccination guidelines for women.
Dr Nidhi Khera has been felicitated with numerous Awards & Distinctions. Some of these are as follows : At Lady Hardinge Medical College : Col Barket Narain Gold Medal Lady Willingdon Medal Dr. Lazarus & Kiran Adishwar Lal Prize Hon’ble Mary Pickford Prize Certificates for proficiency in ophthalmology, ENT, Medicine, Forensic Medicine, Pharmacology, Physiology, Anatomy.
Later on she further received First Prize – 10th Annual Conference of National Association of Reproductive and Child Health of India (NARCHI), 2000 – Free Communications. First Prize – FOGSI J & J Quiz 2000 at Delhi State Level and at North Zone Level. Second Prize – FOGSI J & J Quiz 2000 at National Level. Second Prize – 6th World congress and 14th Indian conference on Reproductive & Child Health Care, 2002 while presenting a paper on contraception (antibiotic prophylaxis in laparoscopic tubal ligation – single dose parenteral vs multidose oral ciprofloxacin). Second Prize – Poster Presentation (Contraception: still a myth in new millennium) – at NARCHI update 2003. Dr. Neera Agarwal Gold Medal for the paper titled “Previous caesarean section with placenta praevia : A red alert situation”. at 25th Annual Conference of the Association of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists of Delhi (AOGD), 2003 First Prize for poster on “Obstetric Haemorrhage” at 25th Annual Conference of AOGD, 2003. First Prize in Debate on “Should all young girls with endometriosis be treated with laparoscopy”. At 25th Annual conference of AOGD, 2003. Second Prize: “Absent end diastolic flow: Optimising Outcomes ” at the Yuva FOGSI conference at Gorakhpur on 25th July 2010.
Her own research work was on the prediction of preterm labour which is major cause of neonatal morbidity and mortality.
Despite having a hectic work schedule she does manage to devote time for various social camps and works passionately for the health issues of the not so fortunate women in the rural areas as well .
Taking women related care to where it originates -- the schools and colleges so that we are able to promote the right healthy attitudes and prevent disease at the very grassroot level is another of her dreams that she is currently working with .