Aikya Speciality Centre

Dr. Raksha D Suvarna

BAMS, MS, Ayurvedic Gynaecologist, Certified Yoga Practitioner

Experience

Dec 2020 – Present

Physician Assistant, Aster RV Hospital, Bangalore.
Conducting antenatal classes, diet counselling, weight loss management, infertility couple counselling. Yoga classes. Assisting regular ANC management. Treating Obstetric and gynaecological conditions in out-patient basis. Managing labour room, conducting normal vaginal deliveries, and assisting for caesarean section, hysterectomy, tubectomy and other minor and major gynaecologicalsurgeries.

2020 – Present

Research Consultant , Leads Clinical Research and Bio services Pvt. Ltd., Bangalore

2015 – Present

Ayurvedic Consultant, Yukti Ayurveda Panchakarma Center, Bangalore.
Weight Loss management. Treating Lifestyle disorder. Treating gynaecological disorders like PCOS, abnormal uterine bleeding, irregular cycles, dysmenorrhea, fibroid uterus, etc.. Antenatal checkups and classes

Jun 2019 – Aug 2020

Physician Assistant, Divakar Speciality Hospital, Bangalore.
Assisting regular ANC management. Treating Obstetric and gynaecological conditions in outpatient basis. Managing labour room, conducting normal vaginal deliveries, and assisting for caesarean section, hysterectomy, tubectomy and other minor and major gynaecological surgeries.

Jun 2019 – Aug 2020

Clinical Research Associate and Master Traineer, Asian Research and Training Institute, Bangalore.

Nov 2018 – May 2019

Physician Assistant, People Tree Hospital, Bangalore.
Assisting regular ANC management. Treating Obstetric and gynaecological conditions in outpatient basis. Managing labour room, conducting normal vaginal deliveries, and assisting for caesarean section, hysterectomy, tubectomy and other minor and major gynaecological surgeries.

Sep 2016 – Mar 2018

Honorary Clinical Register, SDM College of Ayurveda and Hospital, Hassan.

Oct 2014 – Sep 2015

Assistant ICU doctor, Sri Krishna Sevashrama Hospital, Bangalore.

Education

2015-2018

MS(Ayu) in Obstetrics and Gynecology, Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences, Bangalore, KA.
SDM college of Ayurveda and Hospital, Hassan, Karnataka

2015-2019

BAMS, Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences, Bangalore, KA
Ramakrishna Ayurvedic Medical College and Hospital, Bangalore, Karnataka

Programs Conducted

Master trainer at MANYATA: A stamp for improving quality of Maternity care.
Conducted online trainings to the facilities enrolled. Baseline assessments for enrolled facilities to identify gaps in existing clinical services. Measuring progress on a regular basis through digital surveillance program
Covid Preparedness online training Pan Karnataka.
Conducted online training on covid preparedness. Trained Nurses, Security guard and other paramedical staff.
Menstrual Health and Hygiene Program.
Educated young girls and women about Menstrual Hygiene, Physiology, Diet requirement. Awareness Program on Anemia Mukt Bharat. Awareness Program on Parivarthan- Building Contraceptive Choice
World Diabetes Foundation GDM projects
Training Doctors, Nursing staff and Paramedical staff on Single step 75 grams of Oral Glucose Challenge Test. Trained 232 Human resource personnel as a part of Project

Certifications and Licenses

Enrolled under KAUP Board (Karnataka State Council for Indian Medicine) on 04/05/2015 (Registration
number: 32670 A)

Achievements

6th rank in Rajiv Gandhi University of Health and Science, 3rd year (MS (Ayu) in Prasooti Tantra &
Stree Roga)

3rd rank in Rajiv Gandhi University of Health and Science, 1st year (MS (Ayu) in Prasooti Tantra &
Stree Roga)

Research Projects/Activities

 HipFigo – World Diabetes foundation project

Myo -di-chiro inositol plus Vit D3 versus vit D3 in the prevention of GDM in unselected primis. Study design – Vit D3+Myo-dichiro inositol Vs Vit D3 in prevention of GDM. Multicentre, prospective, randomized, double blind, placebo-controlled clinical trial with Sample size 1250 from 5 centres

Safety, Tolerability and Efficacy of Melt-in- Mouth Oral Iron and Folic Acid Supplement in an Urban Non-Pregnant Population [POSITEVE BY HLTHISTYL].

Menstrual Health and Hygiene- Study of Knowledge Attitudes and Practices of Obgyns on Usage of Menstrual Cups

Impact of Digital training on safe Delivery Module.

A Retrospective study on C-section at Divakars Speciality Hospital using Robson’s Criteria.

Study on GDM prevalence at Divakars Speciality Hospital.

India Achieves 12- Clinical Observational study: Augmenting compromised Hemoglobin level in Indian pregnant women an evaluation of sucrosomial iron’s Value and effectiveness. Open-label, observational study in real world clinical settings.

Publications

Article on “Review on episiotomy wound care- An insight through Ayurveda” published in world journal pharmacy and pharmaceutical science. (DOI:10.20959/WJPPS20188-12007)

Divakar H, Singh R, Narayanan P, et al.Menstrual health and hygiene- study of knowledge attitudes and practices of obgyns on usage of menstrual cups. J.Evid. Based Med. Healthc. 2020; 7(6),0000-0000. DOI:10.18410/jebmh/2020/000

Hema D, Rita S, Poorni N, et al. Safety,tolerability and efficacy of melt-in- mouthoral iron and folic acidsupplement in an urban non-pregnant population. J. Evid.Based Med. Healthc. 2020; 7(30),1448-1452. DOI: 10.18410/jebmh/2020/306

Hema Divakar, Poorni Narayanan, Rita Singh, Raksha Suvarna, Dr Bhagyashree, Divakar Gubbi. Digital platform for skill transfer in the maternal health sector in India – an efficient cost-effective, and feasible approach. JCR. (2020), [cited September 25, 2020]; 7(15): 5605-5611. doi:10.31838/jcr.07.15.724