Department of Assisted Reproduction and Genetics at Jaslok Hospital & Research Centre
The Department of Assisted Reproduction and Genetics at Jaslok Hospital & Research Centre, also known as Jaslok-FertilTree International Fertility Centre, has been functional since October 1990. It is a global pioneer in IVF and Genetics and is known for setting up the 1st Preimplantation Genetic Diagnosis (PGD) / PGT Laboratory in India in 1999 for testing genetic disorders.
The department offers excellent treatment for ovulatory disorders and other endocrine problems which cause infertility. Endoscopic procedures & surgical management of infertility are carried out routinely in the department. It also boasts of treating more than 8000 cases of endoscopy, including operative laparoscopy and hysteroscopy. The department is also popular for its genetic testing workup. So far, the department has rendered fertility treatment to infertile couples from every state of India and 60 different countries resulting in the birth of over 20,000 babies.
The Department of Assisted Reproduction and Genetics offers state-of-the-art facilities for intrauterine insemination (IUI), in vitro fertilisation (IVF), intracytoplasmic sperm injection (ICSI), intracytoplasmic morphologically selected sperm injection (IMSI), laser-assisted hatching (LAH), semen banking, embryo cryopreservation, oocyte freezing and cumulus aided transfer (CAT- a technique pioneered by Dr Firuza Parikh for the 1st time in the world), a fully functional Andrology Laboratory for diagnostic and therapeutic tests and a state-of-the-art genetics facility.
The Genetics Lab at the department uses the latest technology, such as automated Karyotyping workstations for chromosome analysis and fluorescence in situ hybridization (FISH) and advanced equipment for molecular genetic tests like the polymerase chain reaction (PCR). Prenatal, postnatal and preimplantation genetic testing (PGT) is also carried out routinely in the laboratory. The department also features next-generation sequencing (NGS) facilities and array comparative genomic hybridization (aCGH).
Owing to all these facilities and achievements, the department has received many awards and recognitions worldwide. It has been ranked as the best IVF centre in India, best in the West Zone, and best in Mumbai by many impartial surveys for 6 consecutive years. The ET Healthcare Fertility Awards 2019 also placed our IVF team as the Most Integrated Team in India and the Best IVF Clinic in India.
The IVF-Genetics Department has also received Excellence in NABH Audit for 2019 for Jaslok Hospital & Research Centre. The department has also won the award for the Mid-Day International Health and Wellness Icon, The Dubai Episode Season 2, for Best International IVF Centre in Asia (International) in June 2022.
The main goal of the Department of Assisted Reproduction and Genetics is to help couples have babies. The department strives to continue research and provide the best fertility treatment in India to help couples realise their dream of having a healthy child.
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