Dr Vyjayanthi

Dr. S. Vyjayanthi

MD, DGO, DNB, MRCOG, MSC (Embryology UK)

Subspecialist in Reproductive Medicine & Surgery (RCOG, UK)

Director and Fertility Specialist, MotherToBe
Head of Department & Consultant Fertility Specialist, KIMS, Secunderabad.


  • Clinical fellowship in Reproductive Medicine, Leeds Reproductive Medicine Unit, UK.
  • MSc Embryology, Leeds University, UK.
  • Sub-specialty Fellowship, Reproductive Medicine & Surgery, St Bartholomew’s Hospital, London, UK.
  • Sub-specialty Accreditation in Reproductive Medicine & Surgery, RCOG, UK.
  • CCT, Obstetrics & Gynecology, RCOG, UK.

Doctor's Profile

Dr Vyjayanthi is an eminent Fertility Specialist with more than 18 years of experience in the field of Fertility and has performed more than 7500 Cycles of IVF. She has worked in the United Kingdom for 10 years and has obtained the prestigious Fellowship in Reproductive Medicine and Surgery at world-renowned centers of excellence in Leeds and London. She has vast experience in all aspects of Reproductive Medicine and Surgery and has worked with eminent figure in the field of Fertility in the UK.

She has also obtained sub-specialty Accreditation in Reproductive Medicine, which gives eligibility to practice as a Consultant and Director of an IVF Unit in Britain.

She is the only clinician in India to have also obtained M.Sc. in Embryology in order to widen her expertise in this field.

She is also among the very few Fertility Specialists in India to have obtained Sub-specialty accreditation In Reproductive Medicine and Surgery from the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists in London. She returned to India in 2009  and set-up the Fertility Center, which has within a span of 9 years, earned a reputation as one of the foremost fertility Centers of excellence in the country.

Membership of Societies


  • GOLD MEDAL: MD, Obstetrics & Gynaecology, Trivandrum Medical College.
  • GOLD MEDAL: DGO, Obstetrics & Gynaecology, Trivandrum Medical College.
  • Distinction in Clinical Embryology: MSc, Leeds University, United Kingdom.
  • Certificate of Completion of Training (CCT) in Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Royal College of Obstetricians & Gynaecologists, London, which is essential to work as a Consultant in the UK.
  • One of the few doctors from India to achieve CCT and Subspecialty Accreditation in Reproductive Medicine, which gives eligibility to practice as a Consultant and Director of an IVF Unit in Britain.


  • M.B.B.S – Coimbatore Medical College, Tamilnadu, India
  • DGO – Trivandrum Medical College, Kerala, India
  • MD (Obs Gyn) – Trivandrum Medical College, Kerala, India
  • DNB (Obs Gyn) – National Board of Examinations, India
  • MRCOG – Royal College of Obstetricians &Gynecologists, London, UK
  • MSc (Clinical Embryology) – Leeds University, England, UK

Dr Vyjayanthi has worked with Prof Adam Balen, a world authority on PCOS and Mr Rutherford who is a founder member of British Fertility Society while pursuing her Clinical Fellowship in Reproductive Medicine at Leeds both of whom are leading figures in Infertility in UK.

She did her Masters in Clinical Embryology in Leeds University under the supervision of Prof Helen Picton whose research interests are on human oocyte and embryo development. Dr Vyjayanthi has worked on cellular and molecular markers of oocyte quality as her project during her Masters Programme at Leeds and has done a lot of research in this field and has several publications to her credit. Although a clinician, she chose to do Masters in Embryology to get an in depth understanding of embryology which places her at an advantage in counselling couples and guiding them in the right direction.

She further worked as sub-speciality Fellow at St Bartholomew’s Centre for Reproductive Medicine in London for 2 years and has accreditation with RCOG as Sub Specialist in Reproductive Medicine which is essential to work as a Director of IVF unit in UK. She worked with Ms Tozer and Mr Al Shawaf a pioneer in ovarian stimulation and coasting protocols and fertility preservation which helped her further enrich her experience in this field.

Dr Vyjayanthi has also successfully completed the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists and British Fertility Society certified ‘special skills module’ in Assisted Reproduction, Management of Infertile Couple, Advanced Hysteroscopic  Surgery and Transvaginal Ultrasound.

She has been practising Infertility exclusively since 2003 and well experienced in all the aspects of reproductive medicine. She is an expert in the management of PCOS, Poor ovarian reserve, Coasting protocols, Recurrent miscarriage, Recurrent Implantation Failure and Fertility Preservation to name a few.

Dr Vyjayanthi worked on  “Cellular and Molecular Markers of Oocyte Quality” under the supervision of Dr Helen Picton, Professor and Head of Division for Reproduction & Early development, Leeds University, UK. The aim of the study was to determine whether any significant differences in the amino acid turnover exist between developmentally competent and arrested oocytes on in vitro maturation (IVM) over a period of 24 hours. A further aim was to determine whether any significant differences exist between oocytes obtained from PCOS and non PCOS patients. Oocytes, which progressed in vitro to MII, exhibited amino acid patterns different from those, which arrested. Oocytes from PCOS patients showed a different amino acid turnover as opposed to non-PCOS patients. The data suggested a link between amino acid metabolism and oocyte quality.

She has also been involved in the following Research projects in the Reproductive Medicine unit in Leeds:

  • Birth weight study– an observational study to investigate whether the birth weight of women affects their response to stimulation during IVF treatment.
  • A phase 2 randomised trial to investigate the dose-response relationship of a single injection of long acting FSH to initiate multiple follicular growth in IVF cycles.
  • A prospective randomised study comparing Nourish (preconception conditioning programme) with placebo in couples undergoing IVF treatment
  • RCT of Menopur versus Gonal-F in the management of anovulatory infertility.
  • A prospective randomised study of the optimal timing for the administration of HCG in women undergoing IVF in a GnRH antagonist cycle.
  • Guide for THESIS -DNB students –Krishna Institute of Medical Sciences Ltd.
  • Dr Amita Kasar-Anti Mullerian Hormone as a predictive marker of ovarian response in IVF.
  • Dr Vasundhara Devi-Management of tubal ectopic pregnancy in tertiary health care centre.
  • Jaideep Khare-Endocrinology-Study of metabolic, hormonal profile and fertility outcome in patients with PCOS needing fertility treatment.
  • Dr Sadhana Valluri-A Study of Hysteroscopy role in evaluation of various uterine disorders.

1. MCQ’S & EMQ”S in surgery: Bailey & Love Revision Guide, Second Edition 2015, Chapter 80-Gynaecology, S.Vyjayanthi & Pranathi Reddy, pages 767-775.

2. Nahar R, Rangarajan A, S.Vyjayanthi, Bhushanam K, Genetic evaluation in infertility: case of infertile couple with deletion and duplication of chromosome 9q12, Journal of Medical and Scientific Research. March 2015.

3. Hemmings KE, Maruthini D, Vyjayanthi S, Hogg JE, Balen AH, Campbell BK, Leese HJ, Picton HM, Amino acid turnover by human oocytes is influenced by gamete developmental competence, patient characteristics and gonadotrophin treatment. Human Reproduction 2013, April: 28(4); 1031-44.

4. B.Guruwadayarhalli, S.E.Jones, S.Vyjayanthi, Hysteroscopy in the diagnosis of postmenopausal bleeding, Menopause International (2007); 13: 07-20.

5. S.E.Jones, S.Vyjayanthi, B.Guruwadayarhalli, Chapter 5-Treating menstrual disturbance including pelvic pain (Excluding PCOS) –Pages 39-59. Obesity and Reproductive Health-RCOG Press 978-1-904752-39-4.

6. S.E.Jones, B.Guruwadayarhalli, S.Vyjayanthi; Surgical and interventional management of abnormal uterine bleeding, Gynaecology Forum ; 2007, 12 (2), 23-26.

7. S.Vyjayanthi, J.Glanville, E.Yasmin &A.H.Balen. Modern trends in ovulation induction Human Fertility (Camb).2007 Jun; 10(2): 117-121.

8. S. Vyjayanthi, T.Tang, M.Deivanayagam, A.Fattah, N.Bardis, A.H.Balen. “Elective cryopreservation of embryos at the pronucleate stage in women at risk of ovarian hyperstimulation syndrome may affect the overall pregnancy rate”. Fertility and Sterility 2006 Dec; 86 (6): 1773-5.

9. S.Vyjayanthi, C.R.Kingsland, R.Dunham &A.H.Balen.”National survey of current practice in assessing tubal patency in the U.K”, Human Fertility (2004) Vol 7 No4 pages-267-271.

10. M.Zachariah, S.Vyjayanthi, S.Bell-Thomas. “Thrombosis of umbilical vein varix: A Case Report. Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology (2004) Vol.24, No.4.

11. S. Vyjayanthi, A.J.Dawson , S.Bell-Thomas, ER.Barnor “Caesarean Section Rates: comparing the results of the National Sentinel Audit with local audit. All Wales Perinatal Survey and Confidential Enquiry into Stillbirths and Deaths in Infancy, Annual report, 2002 (November 2003) Pp 35-38. ISBN : 09525207 4 5 .

12. S. Vyjayanthi, A. Devi, S. Bell-Thomas. “ Vaginal Birth after Caesarean Section (VBAC) and Maternal choice: Our Experience”, Wales Office of Research & Development for Health & Social Care (WORD) Website, February 2003.

13. S. Vyjayanthi, N. Piskorowskyj. Follow up study of patients referred for Colposcopy
with high grade cytology & subsequent negative histology, Wales Office of Research &
Development for Health & Social Care (WORD) Website, February 2003.

14. S. Vyjayanthi , N.Piskorowskyj. Medical termination of pregnancy at 9-12 weeks of gestation. Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology (2002) Vol.22, No.6, 669-671.

15. S. Vyjayanthi, U.Rajesh, T.H.Bloomfield Hemoperitoneum due to placenta percreta in the third trimester mimicking placental abruption. Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology (2002).Vol.22, No.6, 690.

16. U.Rajesh, S. Vyjayanthi, N.Piskorowskyj. Silent uterine rupture following second trimester medical termination of pregnancy in a patient with three previous sections and an artificial urinary sphincter. Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology (2002) Vol.22, No.6, 687.

17. S. Vyjayanthi, P.J.Banfield and P.G.Toon. Elevated Ca-125 levels and endometriosis. Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology (2001) Vol.21, No.5, 545.

2009 - 2015
2000 - 2007
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