Siddhilife ART Centre located in Borivali in Mumbai was created passionately by the founder couple Drs. Kaustubh & Sharda Kulkarni. Both meritorious undergraduate and postgraduate students of Mumbai University. Both of them were trained in Reproductive Medicine in the knowledge fonts of Europe (Belgium, England, Greece, Germany, and France) as well as in Israel Tutored and mentored by the pioneers and stalwarts in Europe, the couple came back, home, to Mumbai, to set up one of the first ‘ states of the art’, comprehensive infertility facility a decade and a half ago. Siddhilife, today is Certified as an ICMR recognized Centre by the Government of India, Ministry of Health in New Delhi. This is the highest form of recognition in India in the field of infertility treatment. Siddhilife is also ISAR and ISO 2008 approved as a facility of international standards.
More than 10,000 healthy babies conceived and an equal number of happy parents bear testimony to the exceptional professional standards that they have achieved in less than two decades of existence. Excellence in ART along with a ‘ Heart overhead’ approach to patients has helped provide a much better pathway to PARENTHOOD for these desperate infertile couples. With two more centers added to the SIDDHI group and a few more in the pipeline, they are very dynamic and upbeat about their future.
They believe that treatment should always be specialized but individualized with compassion for the couple and, yet should be affordable. Siddhilife embodies this philosophy perfectly. They have been decorated with multiple individual honors, awards, and citations both national and international. Awards like the GREAT MINDS OF THE 21st CENTURY in the field of HUMAN REPRODUCTION awarded to Dr. Kaustubh by the AMERICAN BIOGRAPHICAL SOCIETY in 2009. This award proves that the scientific fraternity and society at large have recognized his extraordinary talent. Similarly, Dr. Sharda for her outstanding work in the twin fields of clinical reproductive medicine and Human Embryology will be awarded THE FELLOWSHIP OF THE ROYAL COLLEGE OF OBESTETRICIANS AND GYNAECOLOGISTS (FRCOG) in LONDON, England in September 2018.
A unique honor has been now bestowed on Siddhilife ART Centre, where both of them are founder directors. On the 30th June 2018. The 3rd Global Healthcare awards and conference will be held in New Delhi, and they have decided to honor Siddhilife ART Centre for their stellar role as the BEST ART & FERTILITY CENTRE IN MUMBAI for the year 2018. Accepting this award at the hands of the Union minister of state, Department of Health, Government of India, both of them were typically humble about their achievements and accepted that they are just a part of a dedicated and hardworking team. Even today, according to them, their biggest award is sharing the sheer joy of triggering LIFE into a barren uterus. That, more than anything else, drives them to achieve higher goals.