Laparoscopy in emergencies (ruptured ectopic pregnancy, ovarian torsion)
Urogynecology and pelvic floor repair
Stress urinary incontinence (TVT, TVT-O)
Dr. Alphy S. Puthiyidom is a gynaecologist with expertise in advanced and complex laparoscopic Surgery, pelvic reconstructive and urogynaecology surgery. She is known in the UAE and India for her excellence in this field. She is often contacted as a tertiary referral for difficult surgical cases.
Dr. Alphy has more than 10 years experience in Gynaecology and minimally invasive pelvic surgeries. After obtaining her MD in Obstetrics and Gynaecology, she did her Fellowship in Minimally Invasive Surgery from the Sunrise Institute of Medical Sciences, Kochi, India and training in Endometriosis and Advanced Laparoscopy from IRCAD, Strasbourg, France.
She is also trained for Infertility Management and Assisted Reproductive Techniques (ART) from the Institute of Reproductive Medicine, Kolkata, India. In addition, she has received training in Gynaecological Oncology from Kidwai Memorial Institute of Oncology, Bangalore.
Before joining Mediclinic group, Dr. Alphy worked for three years at another private hospital in Dubai as Advanced Gynecological laparoscopic Surgeon and for seven years at Sunrise Institute of Medical Science, Kochi, which is an apex center for minimally invasive surgery in India.
She has performed more than 8000 advanced minimally invasive (keyhole) laparoscopic and hysteroscopic procedures in these years. Her expertise is mainly in handling difficult procedures like laparoscopy in severe and recurrent endometriosis, removal of large and multiple fibroids, laparoscopic repair of prolapse uterus. One of her areas of interest is the performance of minimally invasive procedures during pregnancy, including laparoscopic cervical cerclage in pregnancy, which is used in the prevention of unexpected pregnancy loss in mothers prone to miscarriages due to cervical incompetence.
She is one of the leading urogynaecologists in Dubai who routinely performs sling procedures for stress urinary incontinence. She is also experienced in the surgical correction of pelvic fistulas and prolapses.
Her special interest is in performing complicated surgeries with very minimal scar to the patient, which approach provides the maximum post- operative comfort and cosmetic appearance.
Dr. Alphy is a gifted teacher of minimally invasive techniques. To date, she has provided training in laparoscopic gynaecology procedures to more than 350 gynecologists from India, the Middle East and South-East Asia. She has been invited as a speaker to many International and national conferences and has demonstrated various procedures as surgical faculty in many live endoscopic and laparoscopic surgical workshops.
She is also a passionate health educator for the public, and has given numerous public lectures and presentations, particularly in the field of women’s health.
She holds professional memberships with American Association of Gynecologic Laparoscopists, European Society for Gynaecological Endoscopy, European Urogynaecology Association, European Society of Human Reproduction and Embryology.