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Dr.Mrs.Gauri B Sabnis.

MBBS, MD, DGO, DNB, FCPS (Obstetrics & Gynaecology),


BSCCP Accredited Colposcopist


Consultant Obstetrician,

Laparoscopic & Hysteroscopic Surgeon, Colposcopist &Vulva Specialist




Name: Dr Mrs Himgauri Bhushan Sabnis                43/F Date of Birth: 21/06/1977



Address: 208, Dosti Ambrosia, Dosti Acres, Wadala, Mumbai 400037


Nationality: Indian Phone (Mobile): +91 9819718506



Educational Qualifications: MBBS, MD (Obstetrics and Gynaecology),

                                                 DNB (Obstetrics and Gynaecology),

 FCPS (Obstetrics and Gynaecology).

 DGO, DFFP (Diploma in Family Planning),



 BSCCP accredited Colposcopist,

 PGDPC (PG Diploma in Psychological Counselling)            

 Presently pursuing ‘Diploma in Medicolegal Ethics’


 ATSMs (Advanced Training Skills Modules) & Special Interests:

  • Obstetrics: Advanced Labour Ward Practice; managing complex pregnancies and labour
  • BSCCP & RCOG accredited Colposcopy Training.
  • Vulval Disease ATSM.
  • Benign Abdominal Surgery including Laparoscopic, Open and Hysteroscopic surgery.
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Psychological Counselling.

E-mail: gbsabnis@googlemail.com  



Registration with Medical Council of India: 2000/02/1503


Registration with the General Medical Council: Full, Reg. No.: 6161898

On Obstetrics and Gynaecology Specialist Register of GMC         


RCOG registration number: 144551


Examiner for final year MBBS with MUHS.



Personal Statement:

I am a well trained and experienced Consultant Gynaecologist working as Assistant Professor in DY Patil Medical College and Hospital, Mumbai and also doing regular Locum duties at Consultant/ Senior Registrar level in UK.

I have more than 12 years of teaching experience in Obstetrics and Gynaecology. I have been an Assistant Professor for more than 5 years now.


Previous Appointments:

  1. Post CCT in Obstetrics and Gynaecology at Calderdale Royal Hospital, Calderdale and Huddersfield NHS Foundation Trust, Halifax, UK from 17.12.14 to 15.03.2015. Specialist training in Laparoscopic Benign Gynaecology and Hysteroscopy.
  2. From 15.09.2008 to 16.12.2014, have completed Specialist Training in Obstetrics and Gynaecology for 6 years in UK with the Yorkshire and Humber deanery, Leeds Rotation.
  3.  Trust Grade Registrar in Obstetrics and Gynaecology in Yeovil District Hospital, Yeovil District Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, Yeovil, UK from 06.02.08 to 31.08.08.
  4. Lecturer in Obstetrics and Gynaecology at Bharati Hospital and Bharati  Vidyapeeth’s Medical College, Pune, India from 22.09.04 to 06.04.05.
  5. Registrar in Obstetrics and Gynaecology at Seth V C Gandhi and M A Vora Municipal General Hospital, Rajawadi, Ghatkopar, Mumbai, India from 01.02.04 to 31.07.04.
  6. Post graduation Residency Training in Obstetrics and Gynaecology at Seth G.S. Medical College and King Edward Memorial Hospital and Nowrosjee Wadia Maternity Hospital, Parel, Mumbai, India for 3 years from April 2001 to Jan 2004
  7. Medical Officer at PHC Nagthane, Satara, India from 01.04.2000 to 31.03.2001
  8. Internship Trainee at Pdm Dr D Y Patil Medical College, Rajawadi & Kurla Bhaba hospital, Mumbai, India from 18.0.1999 to 17.01.2000.



  • Sabnis HB, Rajpal R, Sriram Gopal –Study of awareness and attitudes of our pregnant women regarding preconception and prenatal diagnostic techniques in tertiary care teaching hospital. MedPulse-International Journal of Gynaecology, 12(3): Dec 2019, 99-102.
  • Dani A, Sabnis HB. Emergency Obstetric Hysterectomy- A study from Tertiary Teaching Hospital, MedPulse-International Medical Journal, Vol 13, Issue 2, Feb 2020; 43-47
  • Sabnis HB, Dani A. HWWS – A case series and Review of Literature, MedPulse-International Medical Journal, Vol 4, Issue 7, July 2017; 831-5.
  • Dani A, Sabnis HB, Amarja A, Gopal S. Combined Hysterolaparoscopy for diagnosis and management of female infertility: A prospective study of 100 cases, Vol 4, Issue 6, June 2017:777-82.              



  • Thesis on ‘Role of Prophylactic Cervical cerclage in Twin Gestation’. Performed in Nowrosjee Wadia Maternity Hospital, Bombay during post graduate period. (2001-2004). This study proved statistically that prophylactic os tightening done in early second trimester does not confer an added advantage in twin pregnancies. This thesis was accepted for MD examination by the University of Mumbai, India.
  • Thesis on Role of Percutaneous Balloon Mitral valvotomy in Mitral Stenosis in Pregnancy performed at KEM and Wadia Hospital, Mumbai, India, presented at the FCPS examination in 2004.



  1. Novasure – outcomes and patient satisfaction at 6 months in 2007 at Yeovil District Hospital.
  2. VBAC- Success rates and predictors for its success in 2007 at Yeovil District Hospital.
  3. Review of Implanon continuation rates in Ninewells Hospital under Dr McMullen 2008 presented and published at the Regional Conference at Leeds in 2010.
  4. The Gynaecology consent form audit in St James University Hospital under Mr Gbolade, 2009.
  5. FBS audit- compliance to the National guidelines at Pinderfields Hospital, presented as poster and published at Regional Conference at Leeds.
  6. Case report on Angiomyolipoma in pregnancy at Perth Royal Infirmary in 2009 presented as a poster at the Regional conference at Leeds in 2010.
  7. Audit on Severe Preeclampsia in Airedale Hospital in 2014.
  8. Audit on surgical management of ectopic pregnancy at Airedale hospital in 2013.
  9. TLH audit in Calderdale Royal Hospital 2014, presented locally at the Audit and Clinical Governance meeting.
  10. Colposcopy audit on LLETZ in pieces in 2014.
  11. Currently submitted 3 case reports for publication to the Orange journal.
  • AML in pregnancy
  • Ruptured cerebral aneurysm in pregnancy
  • Interesting case report on BLynch suture complication.




 Poster Presentations:


 i. Presented poster at the world conference - Conception 2 Delivery, MOGS /FOGSI

 world conference- St Regis, Palladium, Mumbai. 18-20th Nov 2016.

 ii. Poster presentations at the Annual Regional Conference in Leeds in Jan 2010,

 - Ruptured renal Angiomyolipoma in pregnancy – Management.                     

 - Implanon Contiuation Rates.

 iii. Poster on Implanon: continuation rates and reasons for removal – accepted at

 SPROGS, 2010, 9-11 June 2010, Bournemouth, UK

 iv. Spontaneous Pneumomediastinum in post partum state (Hamman’s Syndrome) –

 S Tangudu, H Sabnis, C Rajagopalan, RCOG World Congress, Liverpool, 2013.

 v. A rare complication of B Lynch Suture. H Sabnis, A Fattah, RCOG World

 Congress, Liverpool, 2013.

 vi. A rare case of ruptured cerebral aneurysm in pregnancy. H Sabnis, R Kousar,

 RCOG World Congress, Liverpool, 2013.

 vii. FBS Audit- A CNST Requirement. H Sabnis, C Rajagopalan, RCOG World

 Congress, Liverpool, 2013.



 Presentations and teaching:


 1. Podium presentations in Regional deanery departmental meetings.

 i Breech presentations -Causes and Management.

 ii Congenital anomalies in Twin gestation.

 iii Lower Segment Caesarean sections -Complications.

 iv Seminar presentation on Importance of Cervical Smear in Obstetrics and


 2. Perinatal Morbidity and mortality meetings locally every year from 2009.

 3. All the above audits were presented at the audit meetings locally.

 4. Organisation of local teaching and training days on weekly and monthly basis.

 5. Organisation of Ultrasound training for all junior trainees in MidYorks on 2012.



Conferences and Courses:


  • Medicolegal Awareness CME: 04/04/2019, D Y Patil Medical college, Mumbai.
  • “Basic Workshop in Research Methodology, Biostatistics and Principles of GCP Guidelines”; D Y Patil University School of Medicine, Mumbai:22-24 th July 2019
  • Live Pelvic surgery workshop and CME; Centre for Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery, Sunrise Hospital, New Delhi:20-21st July 2019
  • Med-Inspire: CME on Obstetrics and Gynaecology Update, Mumbai: D Y Patil University School of Medicine, Mumbai Jan 2019
  • “Basic Workshop in Research Methodology, Biostatistics and Principles of GCP Guidelines”; D Y Patil University School of Medicine, Mumbai:26-28 th July 2018.
  • Hysterectomy Summit, Nagpur, 8-10 Sep 2017
  • AICC RCOG 31st Annual Conference, Mumbai; 1-3 Sep 2017
  • FOGSI FIGO International Congress on Clinical Challenges in Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Hyderabad, 4-6 Aug 2017.
  • Legends Go Live- Pelvic Surgery Workshop, New Delhi, 1-2 July 2017
  • FOGSI accredited Colposcopy workshop: Faculty, Thane on 11.03.17
  • SAGE 2017, The Leela, Mumbai, 24-26th Feb 2017.
  • EndoIN laparascopy conference, Nasik, 16-17.12.16
  • FOGSI accredited Colposcopy course, Sainiwas Hospital, Thane, 10-11.12.16
  • CME on Recent Advances in Pregnancy, Sir Reliance foundation hospital, 4.12.16.
  • Conception 2 Delivery, MOGS /FOGSI world confeence- St Regis, Palladium, Mumbai. 18-20th Nov 2016 Presented poster at the conference.
  • MaCORM 2016 – Conrad Pune- 4 – 6 th Nov 2016
  • Recent Advances in Obstetrics and Gynaecology -16.10.16, Acres club, Chembur.
  • Chairperson at IAGE laparoscopy Live workshop at Golden Banquets Hall, Thane. 21.8.16
  • CME on AUB and Contraception at Sindhi colony, Chembur on 11.6.16
  • CME on Menopause on 7.5.16 at Midtown Pritam, Mumbai.
  • 30.4.16 CME on step by step TLH

 Faculty at DY Patil Hospital.

  • 22.5.16 faculty at Sim Training- One of its kind at D Y Patil college.
  • NAP PG teaching program, Master of ceremony, 24th April 2015, Kohinoor Hospital, Kurla.
  • SMARTOBGYN 2015, Grand Hyatt, Mumbai. 16-17th April 2015.
  • Speaker in CME, 2.4.16 on Luteal Phase Defect at Dr D Y Patil Medical college, Nerul, Mumbai.
  • SELSICON 2015- Kochi, July 2015.
  • Basic Colposcopy, Cytology & Histopathology Course, Birmingham, 20-22nd Oct 2014.
  • Basic Cytological & Pathological Theory Colposcopy Course, Birmingham, Oct 2014.
  • FSRH Recertification, Sept 2013
  • ECSVD 10th Congress and Post Graduate Course, Birmingham, 11-13th Sept 2014
  • K2 Package for CTG Training, June 2014
  • SWSTN TLH course for Benign conditions, Bristol, April 2014.
  • Making Transition to Consultant Course, Pinderfields Hospital, March 2014
  • YMET Airedale Hospital, Feb 2014.
  • Management and Leadership, Leeds deanery, Nov 2013.
  • Diagnostic and Operative Hysteroscopy, Joint RCOG/BSGE Meeting, London, 4-5th Dec 2013.
  • Benign Abdominal Surgery, Joint RCOG/BSGE Meeting, RCOG, London. 16-17th Sept 2013.
  • RCOG World Congress, Liverpool, 24-26th June 2013.
  • Management of Labour Ward, Joint RCOG/BMFMS Meeting, RCOG, London. 4-7th June 2013
  • MOET, Kilmarnock, Scotland, March 2013.
  • Medical Ethics Course, Leeds, March 2013
  • York MasterClass in Obstetric Critical Events, York, March 2013
  • Fetal Monitoring Masterclass, Hull, March 2013
  • Adult Resuscitation Training, March 2013.
  • Skills of Career Guidance, Feb 2013.
  • CV Writing and Self Presentation, Jan 2013.
  • Mentoring Course, Leeds, Jan 2013
  • Core Module in Interpersonal Effectiveness, Leeds, Mar 2012.
  • Legal Issues Course, Leeds, Dec 2011.
  • Yorkshire Emergencies Training, Leeds, Oct 2012
  • Medical Statistics and Research Course, Huddersfield, June 2012.
  • Medico Legal and Ethics, Halifax, May 2012.
  • Obstetric Teaching A week, Bradford, Jan 2012.
  • OSCE Examiner’s training course, Leeds University, May 2011.
  • Ultrasound theory course, Hull, Dec 2011.
  • UroGynaecology Forum, Leeds, 2011.
  • Gynaecological Oncology course, Leeds, Mar 2010
  • Forensic Gynaecology course, St James University Hospital, 5/2/2010.
  • ILS-AED, SJUH, 27/01/2010
  • Annual Regional Conference, Leeds 24/01/2010.
  • Medical Disorders in Pregnancy- St James University Hospital, 25-27 Nov 2009.
  • Clinical audit course, SJUH, 24/09/2009.
  • Yorkshire Medical Emergency Training in Obstetrics and Gynaecology – St
  • James University hospital, Leeds, 21 Oct 2009
  • ECDL- Aug 2009
  • Communication Skills workshop – 05 June 09, Ninewells Hospital, Dundee
  • DFSRH Theory + Practical course, Stratheaden Hospital, Cupar – Mar 2009 &

Ryehill Sexual Health Centre, Jun 2009.

  • Ultrasound practical training, Ninewells Hospital, Dundee – 02-06 March 2009
  • PROMPT Course – Feb 09 – Ninewells Hospital, Dundee,
  • Basic Ultrasound theory course, RCOG, London, 23/01/2009.
  • STAN Training, Ninewells Hospital, Jan 09.
  • NOSCAN endometrial cancer education meet – Perth Royal Infirmary,


  • Laparoscopic skills course – 8-9/12/2008, Cuschieri Skills centre, Dundee.
  • Blood transfusion training – Dec 08, Online
  • Clinical Audit Course – Dec 08, Online,
  • Neonatal Life Support course- 2nd September 2008, NHS Fife.
  • Basic Surgical Skills, Stafford, UK, 17th to 19th March 2008.
  • ALSO (Advanced Life Support in Obstetrics), Manchester, UK, 27th –28th March


  • 3rd and 4th Degree Perineal repair course, Stoke-on-Trent, UK- 29th April 2008.
  • K2 Package for CTG interpretation, Renewed 01/06/2009.
  • i-CARE training for customer care and patient satisfaction-7th March 2008.
  • MRCOG part II revision course, Royal College of Obstetricians and

Gynaecologists, UK, Feb 2007.

  • BLS, NHS Fife, Feb 2007, July 2008.



Awards and Achievements:


Stood 16th in the State Merit list for the Secondary School Certificate Examination in Pune University, Maharashtra.

Distinction in Biochemistry, Forensic Medicine and Obstetrics and Gynaecology during MBBS. (Awarded by the Mumbai University, India-1994-1999)


Extracurricular Activities:


I am an avid fan of Sports and have represented my college in Badminton and swimming.


I am also interested in Computers and have completed the ECDL certificate course

Driving is my hobby and I have a permanent UK Driving licence along with an Indian one as well.

I have good administrative skills as well and was incharge of rota for Junior doctors in my previous job as lecturer in Obstetrics and Gynaecology and as ST7 in Calderdale Royal Hospital.


Currently I am the lecturer rota coordinator at Dr D Y Patil medical college and hospital. I am also the academic in charge for teaching of MBBS students at Dr D Y Patil Medical college. I am also a regular visiting consultant in the UK.























  • Dr Sriram Gopal,

Professor and Head of Department,

Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology,

Dr D Y Patil Hospital and Medical College,

Sector 5, Nerul,

Navi Mumbai.


Email: drsriramg71@gmail.com

Contact Number: 022 27736999




  • Dr V Badhwar

Professor and Department,

Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology,

Dr D Y Patil Hospital and Medical College,

Sector 5, Nerul,

Navi Mumbai.


Email: vijayabadhwar@yahoo.co.in

Contact Number: 022 27736999