With over 20 years of clinical and academic experience in the field of Infertility and Assisted Reproduction, Dr. Nalini Mahajan is a pioneer in infertility management and advanced ART techniques. Her success in assisting couples to achieve both natural and assisted conception is amongst the highest in India.
Awarded with the President's Gold Medal for standing first in MBBS in Delhi University, Dr. Nalini Mahajan graduated from Lady Hardinge Medical College, Delhi University in 1974. Adjudicated as the best candidate in Medicine and Surgery as well as rewarded with the Pfizer gold medal, she went on to pursue an MD in Obstetrics and Gynaecology from Delhi University and then a Master's in ART from Nottingham University in UK 1994, being the first Indian to be awarded the degree with honors.
She established one of the first IVF centers in Delhi as Mother and Child Hospital in 1995 and established a couple of state of the Art IVF centers in Delhi NCR. Under her leadership, many centers have achieved national rankings. Her noble initiative to form the Fertility Preservation Society (India) in 2014, to create awareness amongst society and the medical fraternity regarding the fertility needs of cancer survivors, has led to an immense change in the way oncologists address this issue. She is working with the NGO ‘Can Support’ to help cancer survivors in India achieve a good ‘quality of reproductive life’. She is the first to perform ovarian tissue activation in India and pioneers ovarian tissue vitrification. On the International front, she is the secretary and founder member of the Asian Society for Fertility Preservation which aims at improving knowledge, research, and quality fertility preservation services across Asia. Her work in the area of fertility preservation earned her a seat on the board of the International Society of Fertility Preservation. Nationally she has been the past president of the Indian Fertility Society and is on the executive board of the Indian Society for Assisted Reproduction