Established in the year 1986 to provide comprehensive and quality health care to women, the department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology has progressed from a centre providing basic obstetrics and gynaecology care to a centre of excellence in teaching, training, research and innovation with dedicated and experienced faculty.
Most of the faculties in the department are well trained in ultrasonography, hysterolaproscopy and reproductive medicine.
They do have publications (original research articles and case reports) in SCOPUS and WOS (Web of Science) Indexed journals with good impact factor.
Our department takes great pride in being one of the centers with advanced endoscopic facilities. It is also a center recognized for PPIUCD training. The department offers quality obstetric care for all pregnant women including high risk pregnant women (Pregnancy complicated by medical and surgical disorders).
The department offers MBBS, MS and MSc in Clinical Embryology courses. Postgraduate and undergraduate students and interns will be trained in obstetric drills, surgical skills including ultrasound and hysterolaparoscopy periodically in the skill and simulation lab of JSS AHER.
Apart from teaching and training as a part of the curriculum, the staffs of our department participate whole-heartedly in various outreach programmes. They attend health camps organized by different organizations, take care of antenatal patients in the urban slum of Mysore at UHC –Bamboo Bazaar, extend health care services to women attending JSS Hospital at Chamaraja Nagara.
The department has got very good infrastructure to take care of women both is outpatient and inpatient. In outpatient, there is facility for doing ultrasonography, screening the women for cervical cancer using Colposcopy and also there is minor OT to carryout minor procedures on OPD basis.
The department also has got state of the art HDU (High dependency unit) to take care of women with high risk factors (both pregnant and non-pregnant) department has got 2 labour wards to –high risk and low risk labour wards to deliver separately the women with low risk pregnancy and pregnancy with high risk factors.
The department has 3 operations theaters with 1 OT exclusively dedicated for carrying out basic and advanced hysterolaparoscopic surgeries.
Andrology lab has been established under the department of OBG and is located at the 5th floor of JSS Hospital, which is taken care of by the well experienced clinical embryologist. Semen analysis will be carried out as per the WHO guidelines and IUI procedures are being carried out in the andrology lab.