Dr. Babasaheb Raosaheb Desai

MD, FICOG
+91 9844054568 / 0831 2470503

Dr. Babasaheb R Desai is a veteran Obstetrician & Gynaecologist in Belgaum, Karnataka. He retired as Professor and Head of Department (Obstetrics and Gynaecology) after 37 years as a teacher at Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College (JNMC) in Belgaum. During his career, he was Examiner and Guide for many MD and Ph.D students. Dr. Desai established various subspecialities, particularly the Assisted Reproduction Centre at KLES Dr. Prabhakar Kore Hospital and Medical Research Centre, Belgaum. He also headed the Magnetic Resonance Research Centre (MRRC) at Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College.

Dr. BR Desai was a founder executive committee member of the Karnataka State Obstetric and Gynaecology Association and served as its President in 2012-13. Dr. Desai has been involved in numerous research projects of the ICMR and other bodies. He has several publications to his name in national and international journals. He is currently attached to the Belgaum Fertility Centre (Ashok Hospital), where he is also involved in the Institute for Women's Health & Research.  

Appointment Information

Ashok Hospital - Belgaum Fertility Centre  Belgaum, Karnataka
Mon
10:30AM to 02:30PM
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04:00PM to 06:00PM
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Tue
10:30AM to 02:30PM
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04:00PM to 06:00PM
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Wed
10:30AM to 02:30PM
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04:00PM to 06:00PM
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Thu
10:30AM to 02:30PM
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04:00PM to 06:00PM
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Fri
10:30AM to 02:30PM
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04:00PM to 06:00PM
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Institute for Women's Health & Research, Azam Nagar, Belgaum - 590016, Karnataka
Tel: (0831) 2471488
Facilities
  • IVF
  • ICSI
  • Advanced Obstetric Ultrasound
  • Endoscopic Surgery
  • Fetal Medicine
  • Colposcopy

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Research

HIV Cervical Cancer Prevention. Vanderbilt University, USA. 2013. [Principal Investigator]
Principal Investigator in District Level Household Survey (DLHS) of National Institute of Health & Family Welfare (NIHFW) and JNMC. 2013.
Principal Investigator in six ICMR projects at JNMC. 2001-2014.

Publications

Article
Fertility and Sterility. June 2010.
Article
Comparative evaluation of saline infusion sonohysterography and hysterolaparoscopy for diagnosis of uterine cavity abnormalities and tubal patency in infertility: A one-year, cross-sectional study. Yeshita Pujar, Bhavana Sherigar, Shobana Patted, BR Desai, Hema Dhumale. Journal of the South Asian Federation of Obstetrics & Gynecology. Vol 2. Iss. May-Aug 2010.
Article
Correlation of colposcopy using Reid colposcopic index with histopathology - a prospective study. Geeta Sanjeevkumar Durdi, Bhavana Yatin Sherigar, Anita Mohan Dalal, Babasaheb Raosaheb Desai, Prakash Rudrappa Malur. Journal of the Turkish-German Gynecological Association. 2009; 10: 205-207.
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