Areas Of Expertise
Qualifications & Experience
Dr. C. N. Purandare is a dynamic leader who received training in Obstetrics and Gynaecology in India and Ireland. A senior consultant Obstetrician & Gynecologists' at three leading hospitals in Mumbai, he is also the honorary consultant for the Mumbai Police and the Indian Armed Force. Currently, he is the Dean of The Indian College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists and Emeritus Editor for the Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology of India. He has been conferred the Fellowship (Honoris Causa) by the RCOG (Royal College of Obstetricians & Gynaecologists) of the U.K. in 2009, Fellowship (Honorary) by the RCPI (Royal College of Physicians of Ireland) in 2013 and Fellowship (Hon) by the American College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists 2014. Dr. Purandare is an educator par excellence with 40 years of teaching experience in Medical Colleges in India and Ireland. Passionate about Medical education, he rose through the ranks to become Unit Head in the Department of Obstetrics & Gynaecology, a position that has given him a thorough knowledge of the policy issues and challenges in achieving academic excellence. Professor Purandare is a member of the Indian Council of Medical Research Core Committee and AOFOG Uro-gynaecology Committee. He has regularly taken time off to meet fellow doctors and enhance his knowledge through participation as a delegate and as a faculty member in national and international conferences since 1985.