Dr. Sarat Battina

Dr. Sarat Battina

Special Interests

IVF-ICSI, Recurrent miscarriage, Laparoscopic surgery

Experience (in years)

41 years

Languages spoken

English, Hindi, Tamil  


  • 1979: MBBS, Kurnool Medical College
  • 1982: PG diploma Obs & Gyne (DGO), Kurnool Medical College
  • 1983: D. Obs & Gyne, Kurnool Medical College
  • 2011: Certified in robotic surgery by Intuitive Surgicals, Strasbourg, France
  • Advanced training – King’s college school of medicine, London under Dr. John Parsons
  • IVF training at National University Hospital, Singapore under supervision of Prof. S.S Ratnam and Dr. NG Soon Chye.

Work History

  • 1989 – 2016: Head of the Department of Reproductive Medicine, Apollo Hospital, Chennai
  • 2012: Started the Post-doctoral fellowship in Reproductive Medicine, Apollo Hospital
  • Guide for PHD program in Reproductive Medicine, MGR Medical University
  • 2015 – present: Reproductive medicine specialist – Indigo Women’s Center

Honors & Awards

  • Pioneer of fertility treatments in South India, and has many firsts to his credit
  • First GIFT baby of Tamil Nadu in 1989
  • First IVF twins of South India in 1991
  • First IVF baby from frozen semen sample in India
  • In-charge of IVF program at Apollo hospitals Chennai since 1989 and has been conferred with many prestigious awards including the ‘Young achiever award’ by Joint Commission International (JCI) and the ‘Ugadi Puraskar Millennium award’ by Madras Telugu Academy

Professional Memberships

  • Member of Federation of Obstetric and Gynaecological Societies of India (FOGSI)
  • Member of Indian Society of Assisted Reproduction (ISAR)
  • Member of the European Society of Human Reproduction and Embryology (ESHRE)
  • Member of the American Society for Reproductive Medicine (ASRM)
  • Member of the organizing committee of All India Congress of Obstetrics & Gynaecology, (AICOG)
  • Member of the organizing committee of Indian Society of Assisted Reproduction (ISAR)

Treatments offered

  • Natural Cycle IVF
  • In vitro fertilization (IVF)
  • Artificial insemination (IUI)
  • All kinds of gyne problems
  • Donor egg IVF
  • Tubal blockage
  • Endometriosis
  • Laparoscopic Surgery (Obs & Gyn)
  • Recurrent miscarriage


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