Best Gynaecologist in Bangalore | Dr. Shakuntala Baliga | Best Gynaecologic Oncologist in Bangalore

Dr. B Shakuntala Baliga

MD (AIIMS), FICOG Professor & Visiting Senior Consultant

  • SpecialityObstetrics & Gynaecology

  • HospitalBangalore - Mazumdar Shaw Medical Center, Bommasandra


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Work Experience

  • Clinical experience:
    • 40 years after post-graduation
  • Teaching Experience:
    • UG Teaching:25 years
    • PG Teaching:37 years.
  • Examiner (UG & PG) for various universities including AIIMS New Delhi, Delhi University, Rajasthan University, MDU Rohtak , Himachal Pradesh University, and NBE.
  • Research Experience:
    • 30 years
  • Previous Appointment:
    • Sagar Apollo Hospital, Bangalore: Visiting Senior Consultant: Feb 2004 to October 2009
  • Lady Hardinge Medical College, Delhi University, Central Government:
    • Professor: 11 years (1993- 2004)
    • Associate Professor: 5years (1988-1993)
    • Assistant Professor: 3 years(1985-1988)
    • Founder & Chief of Colposcopy Unit: 13years.


  • Medical College
    • MBBS: All-India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, 1975
    • MD (GYN/OB): All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, 1979


  • Distinguished NBE Teacher Award in 2019
  • Co-authored a paper that was awarded the Best Paper in Gynecologic Oncology at the All India Congress of Obstetrics and Gynecology (AICOG) in Bangalore in January 2019.
  • Authored 3 books on Colposcopy that are internationally recognized. One book “Principles and Practice of Colposcopy” is translated into Spanish, Russian and Portuguese.
  • Zee Swasth Bharat Award in 2011
  • Best Poster Award during AICOG 2000
  • Co-authored paper that was awarded Best Paper on Premalignant Diseases during Annual Conference of AOGD in 2002
  • Honorary Joint Secretary of FOGSI in 1995
  • Awarded WHO Fellowship in 1994
  • Distinction & 1st Prize in Final MBBS at AIIMS New Delhi in OB/GYN in 1974
  • Invited as faculty to many state level, national and international conferences
  • 41 Publications in peer-reviewed journals, chapters in books and Proceedings of national and international conferences /workshops
  • Organized many conferences, workshops, and CMEs including local (in medical college), state level, national and international.
  • Recipient of the first Dr.Munro Award for Proficiency in Science for the outgoing student from Loreto Convent High School, Lucknow in December 1968.

Area of Expertise

  • Diagnosis & Management of Gynecological Precancers and Early Cancers
  • Colposcopy and Management of female lower genital tract dysplasias / intraepithelial cancer with Cryosurgery, and LLETZ/LEEP
  • Familial gynecological cancers
  • Teaching of undergraduate and postgraduate medical students
  • Research