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Obstetricians and Gynecologists




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Gynaecologists are experts in medical healthcare who diagnose and treat gynaecological disorders and advise patients on matters of birth control and fertility. They also carry out caesarean sections or other surgical procedures as needed to protect the health of patients during maternal, natal, and postnatal periods and deliver babies safely.

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Career prospects & criteria 

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Educational Qualifications

  • MBBS

  • MD in Obstetrics and Gynaecology 

What you need to get started

  • Job or a shadow experience in a local hospital can be advantageous.

  • Work shadowing or observing doctors can also be helpful to get an idea of what the work involves. 

Soft Skills

  • Can work well in high-stress situations

  • Sense of humour

  • Stamina

  • Ability to make quick decisions under pressure

  • Analytical thinking

  • Have a thirst for knowledge to provide better patient care

  • Strong communication skills

  • Empathise with patients

Technical Skills

  • Proficient with the female reproductive system and general anatomy

  • Manual dexterity

  • Proficient in surgical techniques - vaginal deliveries, Cesarean sections, episiotomies, circumcisions and tubal ligations.

  • Biology 

  • Chemistry 


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