Dr Shivani Chandan L is presently working as a consultant in Obstetrics and Gynaecology at Aster RV Hospital, JP Nagar. She is a clinician par excellence with sound knowledge in this field. She practises evidence-based medicine providing patient-centred care. Her expertise lies in the management of complex high-risk pregnancies, instrumental deliveries and vaginal birth after previous caesarean. She has worked in a busy tertiary care referral hospital gaining vast experience in dealing with complicated Obstetric cases associated with Heart disease, endocrine disorders, kidney disease, bleeding disorders requiring multidisciplinary inputs. She believes in protocol led, a team-based approach which contributes immensely in reducing caesarean section rates. She has a special interest in Obstetric intensive care and emergency obstetric care.
She completed her MBBS from JJM Medical College, Davangere and MS in Obstetrics and Gynaecology from JSS Medical College, Mysore before completing her DNB from National Board of Education, New Delhi.
After completing her education, she underwent training in Ultrasound & Doppler in Obstetrics and Gynaecology at Mumbai. Further, she has undergone training in Minimal Invasive Laparoscopic surgeries.
After completing her education and training, she worked at prestigious St John's Medical College and Hospital for 3 years from 2014 -2017, and gained experience in handling complicated high-risk pregnancies, instrumental deliveries and complications following vaginal deliveries. Prior to joining Aster RV hospital, she was working as Consultant at Motherhood hospital, Banashankari.
Areas of Expertise:
Management of High-risk pregnancies such as Hypertension & Diabetes in Pregnancy, eclampsia, cardiac diseases in pregnancy, bleeding disorders in pregnancy, Placenta praevia.
Complicated instrumental deliveries and management of antenatal and postpartum complications such as Abruptio Placenta and Postpartum Haemorrhage. Well versed in various protocols and surgical management of Postpartum haemorrhage.
Recurrent pregnancy loss and Management of pregnancies with Bad Obstetric History.
Management of Adolescent gynaecological problems such as PCOS, Abnormal uterine bleeding, Primary and secondary amenorrhoea.
Minimal invasive laparoscopic surgeries such as Total Laparoscopic hysterectomies, Diagnostic hysteroscopies.
Publications & Presentations:
Sudarshana Murthy KA, Bhandiwada A, Chandan SL, Gowda SL. Evaluation of oxidative stress and proinflammatory cytokines in gestational Diabetes Mellitus and their correlation with pregnancy outcome. Indian J Endocr Metab 2018;22:79-84
Shivani Chandan L, Ambarisha Bhandiwad, Mamatha S, V Sreekanth Reddy.Primary Adenocarcinoma of the Fallopian tube. International Journal of Scientific Research, Vol:4, Issue:6, June 2015
Speaker at IAGE South Zone conference July 2016 on Basic Endoscopic Management of cervical ectopic pregnancy
Panellist at south Zone YUVA FOGSI 2014 Mysore in the panel discussion on the management of Gestational Diabetes Mellitus
Delegate at CME on Hysterolaparoscopy at Mandya Institute of Medical sciences December 2019