Dr Aruna Muralidhar is a compassionate and empathetic Obstetrician and Gynaecologist with 19 years of rich and varied experience both in India and the UK. She trained and worked in the UK for nearly a decade after completing her MD in Bangalore Medical College. Whilst in the UK, she worked in world-class hospitals such as Addenbrookes hospital in Cambridge and Norwich University Hospital in Norwich etc in various subspecialties such as Maternal medicine, high-risk pregnancy, benign gynaecology and oncology as well as Infertility and Urogynaecology. She completed her MRCOG in her first attempt and has been conferred Fellowship of the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG), the UK for her contribution to the advancement of the field of Obstetrics and Gynaecology in 2018.
Her special interests include Obstetric critical care, conservative gynaecology, adolescent gynaecology including PCOS management and menopause care. She strongly believes in holistic, evidence-based and quality care for her patients. She is a promoter of normal vaginal delivery. She is an active member of the Bangalore Society of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (BSOG) and has served as the Joint Treasurer and executive member. She is also a member of the Guidelines and Community service committees in BSOG. She is also a representative of the AICC-RCOG South Zone and has been the Editor of the quarterly newsletter. She holds membership in the Federation of Obstetric and Gynaecological Societies of India (FOGSI) in the Adolescent Health committee and Medical Disorders committee. She has been actively participating in zonal, national and international conferences as a popular speaker and trainer in Critical care and adolescent health. She enjoys teaching and training nurses and postgraduates for the MRCOG examinations. Her contribution towards simulation training and emergency training through ASkDO course and Maatru-Jeevaraksha courses has been very much appreciated.
Her clinical expertise and compassionate care have been recognized through her recent awards as Inspiring Gynaecologist of South India, ET Healthworld Awards, and a nomination for Rising Star Award by the Times Healthcare awards 2018.
She is an active Rotarian and a women's health activist through various forums. She is passionate about public awareness and education programmes in schools, colleges, corporate offices, and clubs and has conducted over 300 sessions both online and offline since her return to India in 2012. Her talks range from educating on various women's health problems including cancer screening and prevention, menopause care, adolescent health, and sustainable menstruation.
She believes in a balanced life and regularly pursues her hobbies of Carnatic Classical Music, endurance running, art, poetry, and tennis.
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