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Dr. (Prof) Suneeta Mittal

Experience : 42 Years
Awards : 15
Specility Interest : Infertility & Reproductive Endocrinology, Uro-Gynecology, Human Reproduction Research
Designation : Director and HOD - Obstetrics & Gynaecology
Department : Obstetrics & Gynaecology
Hospital : Fortis Memorial Research Institute -Gurugram

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Dr. Suneeta Mittal is a renowned name in the field of obstetrics & gynaecology having a wide experience of more than 42 years. She is a pioneer to introduce Emergency Contraception in India. She has issued National Guidelines for Medical Abortion in India and Rational use of Emergency Contraception. She has launched 12 by 12 Initiative for preventing Adolescent Anaemia with long term goal of making pregnancy safer. She has done an Adaptation and Indianization of WHO Medical Eligibility Criteria Wheel and has developed Minimum Standards for Mother Baby Friendly Hospital Initiative with GOI & Unicef. She is an astute clinician and surgeon par excellence getting referals from all over the country as well from neighbouring countries for all complicated cases and with advanced skills in minimal invasive endoscopic surgery.

Work Experience:
Professor & Head, Obstetrics & Gynaecology, Program Director, Post Partum Programme & Human Reproduction Research Centre, AIIMS, New Delhi for more than 10 years
Director-in-Charge, WHO-CCR in Human Reproduction, AIIMS, New Delhi for more than 12 years
Faculty at AIIMS for almost 30 years
Initiated IVF facility and Art Centre at AIIMS
Established Advanced endoscopy Training centre under Woman health Initiative at AIIMS
Has worked as WHO short term consultant on Reproductive health issues for Government of DPRK, Mongolia & Fiji Islands and UNFPA consultant for Mongolia & Fiji Islands
Regional Editor - WHO Reproductive Health Library, WHO, Geneva and on editorial board of several scientific journals

Speciality Interests:
Reproductive Endocrinology Family Welfare & Contraception
Infertility & Reproductive Endocrinology
Medical Education Technology
Human Reproduction Research

Fellowships and Memberships
Member of all important National & International Professional Socieites.
Vice-President - Federation of Obstetrics & Gynaecological Societies of India
President - Association of Obstetricians & Gynecologists of Delhi, 2007-2008
Consultant / Expert - Ministry of Health & Family welfare, World Bank, UNFPA, WHO, SIDA, ICMR & NIHFW for RCH Programme
Member - FOGSI Committee on Reproductive Endocrinology and Committee on Research
Chairperson - North Zone - Indian Society of Perinatology & Reproductive Biology -2002=2007
Vice President - Indian Society for the Study of Reproduction & Fertility & Indian Society of Perinatology & Reproductive Biology
President, Delhi Branch, National association for reproductive & chld Health India
President, LHMC Alumni Association 2010 - 2013
India Co-ordinator, Global Network for Perinatal & Reproductive Health
India Co-ordinator, Asia Pacific Network for Promotion of Emergency Contraception
Chairperson, ARC Task force for expanding contraceptive choices
Chairperson, Medical Equipment & Hospital Planning Division Council (MHD3) of Bureau of Indian Standards and represpnting india as Team Leader at ISO-157-TC .
Chairperson, Project Review Group on Reproductive Health of ICMR.

Awards and Achievements
3 Gold Medal & 8 prizes during MBBS
Several Gold Medals & Oration throughout
Several best paper awards in conferences & journals, including 4 times best paper annual award by International Journal of Gynecology & Obstetrics
Distinguished Medical Service Award, DMA, 1997
Dr V V Puri Award, Family Planning Association of India, 2004
Labhsetwar Trust Award for Outstanding Contribution to Population Control in India, 2006
1st `Swastha Bharat Samman - 2010' organized by the Zee News/LIC
Rajasthan Ratnakar Award, 2011, Annual Award for meritorious doctor
Profiles in The Lancet as the "Woman doctor of the year, 2011
Life time achievement award, LHMC Alumni Association, Centenary year, 2016
Life time Achievement Award, ISSRF, 2016

Unique Contribution
Participated in 66 International & National Research Trials
Research Publications - International - 197, National - 182, Abstracts published - 107,
Articles Published - 56, Books -14, Book Chapters-37, WHO Monograms -10
Thesis supervised for MD/PhD -81
Citations - 3587 in indexed journals
Currently conducting International multicentre trial at FMRI


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