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Dr. Gazala Shahnaz

Senior Consultant, Maternal Fetal Medicine

Department
Obstetrics & Gynecology

About  Dr. Gazala Shahnaz

Dr. Gazala Shahnaz is the senior consultant, maternal fetal medicine, Seeds of Innocence at Yashoda Hospital & Research Centre, Ghaziabad. Having completed her M.B.B.S. in 2010 as a university topper, she went on to do a number of courses in genetics & fetal medicine from reputed & renowned medical institutions in the country. 

Dr. Gazala Shahnaz holds expertise in fetal medicine & genetic counselling including various obstetric USG & invasive procedures as well as management of high-risk pregnancy. She performs a number of basic and advanced fetal scans such as nuchal scan, genetic sonogram, anomaly scan, fetal Doppler scan as well as amniocentesis, CVS, cordocentesis and fetal reduction.


Educational Qualifications

  • M.B.B.S., Patliputra Medical College, Dhanbad 
  • D.N.B. (Obstetrics & Gynecology), Northern Railway Central Hospital, New Delhi
  • ICMR Genetic Course, Sanjay Gandhi Postgraduate Institute of Medical Sciences (SGPIMS), Lucknow
  • FNB high-risk pregnancy & perinatology (FNB maternal fetal medicine), Maulana Azad Medical College (MAMC), New Delhi

Experiences

  • Junior Resident, OBG (DNB), Northern Railway Hospital, New Delhi- May 2013 - 2016 
  • Registrar (OBG), Mercy hospital, Jamshedpur- Aug. 2016 - Feb. 2017
  • Fellow, High-Risk Pregnancy & Perinatology (maternal fetal medicine), Maulana Azad Medical College, New Delhi- Mar. 2017 - 2019
  • Consultant Gynecologist, Spring Meadows Hospital - Multispeciality Hospital, New Delhi- Nov. 2019 - Dec. 2019
  • Consultant Fetal Medicine, Madhukar Rainbow Children Hospital, New Delhi- Dec. 2019 - Feb. 2021
  • Senior Consultant, Maternal Fetal Medicine, Seeds of Innocence (Yashoda Hospital & Research Centre, Nehru Nagar, Ghaziabad)- Mar. 2021 – Present

Specializations

  • Fetal medicine & genetic counselling 
  • Obstetric USG & invasive procedures
  • Management of high-risk pregnancy
  • Basic obstetric sonography 
  • Advanced obstetric sonography
  • Nuchal scan
  • Genetic sonogram
  • Anomaly scan
  • Growth scan
  • Fetal Doppler scan
  • USG for fetal anemia
  • Management of twins & higher-order pregnancy
  • Prevention of preeclampsia & pre-term delivery
  • Pre-conceptional counselling
  • Invasive procedures for prenatal diagnosis (amniocentesis, CVS, Cordocentesis, fetal reduction)
  • Genetic counselling

Accomplishments & Awards

  • University Topper (Gold Medalist), M.B.B.S., Patliputra Medical College, Dhanbad – 2010

Memberships

  • Member, Fetal Medicine Foundation, The United Kingdom
  • Lifetime member, Society of Maternal Fetal Medicine, India (SMFMi)
  • Lifetime member, Association of Obstetricians & Gynecologists of Delhi (AOGD)
  • Lifetime member, The Federation of Obstetric & Gynecological Societies of India (FOGSI)
  • Lifetime member, National Association for Reproductive & Child Health Care of India (NARCHI), Delhi

Educational Fellowships

  • Fellow, High-Risk Pregnancy & Perinatology (maternal fetal medicine), Maulana Azad Medical College, New Delhi- Mar. 2017 - 2019

Research & Publications

  • Thesis on ‘Urine Albumin Creatinine Ratio: An Early Marker of Pregnancy Related Adverse Outcomes’
  • Thesis on ‘Role of fetal MRI in prenatally diagnosed case of fetal ventriculomegaly’
  • ‘Pre-conceptional counselling for women with diabetes’, Clinical Guidelines for Management of Diabetes in Pregnancy, Jaypee 
  • ‘Pregnancy with fetal congenital anomaly’, Clinical Obstetrics- A Case-Based Approach, Jaypee
  • ‘Hydrops fetalis’, OBGY Subspecialties
  • ‘Odyssey of ovum: origin to creation’, Biophysical Profile
  • ‘Fetal cardiac tumours- Perinatology’, Journal of Perinatal & Neonatal Care
  • Case report on ‘Synchronous occurrence of uterocervical descent intramural fibroid & gastrointestinal tumour’
  • Case Report on ‘Rh Isoimmunization due to unusual antibodies’
  • Case report & review of literature on ‘Giant congenital intracranial immature teratoma’
  • Case report & review of literature on ‘Does morbidly adherent placenta mask hypertension in pregnancy’
  • ‘Optimizing perinatal outcome in fetal growth restriction’, AOGD bulletin, Dec. 2020