Dr. Priya Selvaraj, MD MNAMS MCE, is a fertility specialist, clinician, and embryologist, with more than 17 years of experience in the field of ART, and is the Assistant Director of G.G.Hospital. She completed her Masters in Obstetrics and Gynecology (MD) from Sri Ramachandra Medical College and Research Institute and a Diplomate National Board (MNAMS) in 2000. She is trained in Assisted Reproductive Technology (ART) and endoscopy from National University Hospital (NUH), Singapore as well as University of Kiel, Germany. She obtained her Masters in Clinical Embryology (MCE) from the prestigious Jones Institute of reproductive medicine, Norfolk, Virginia in 2006. She has journal publications as well as research presentations to her credit at national and international level.
She commissioned India’s first births of a singleton and twins born from frozen-thawed oocytes by two different methods (slow freezing and vitrification) in the years 2008 and 2009. She has also established a successful pre-implantation genetic screening program at GG, in 2013 and that resulted in South India’s first twin births following Pre-implantation genetic screening (PGS), in November 2014.
She is a recipient of the outstanding women achiever award from Tamil Nadu Dr. MGR Medical University in the year 2012 and more recently the Wellness Ambassador Award in 2016.
Recently, She commissioned India’s first surrogate birth following egg extraction from an ovary transpositioned under the skin – 2019.