Dr. Hema Divakar is one of the best Gynecologists in India and practices at Divakar’s Speciality Hospital, Bangalore. The hospital caters to women’s healthcare and provides the best treatments, matching international standards. With an inborn gift to excel and a strong passion for medicine, Dr. Hema pursued her education from some of the best centres in the world. She completed her MD from Wadia Maternity Hospital, Mumbai. She has a Postgraduate Diploma in Medical Law and Ethics and has a Diploma from the All India Institute of Management as well. She completed her FICMCH in the year 1999 and further did her FICOG in the year 2000 from Mumbai. Dr. Hema also has a Masters Degree in Alternative Medicine and a PG Diploma in Preventive and Promotive Health Care.
Dr. Hema has keen interest in High Risk Pregnancy care and provides her services in women’s healthcare. She has also established speciality clinics for recurrent pregnancy loss, fetal medicine and diabetic obstetrics. Divakar Speciality Hospital is one of the best hospitals in Karnataka and provides Yoga, Antenatal and Music Therapy as part of pregnancy care.
Dr. Hema is ever willing to extend her services to the needy. The Divakar’s Service Trust was established with the vision to help women and children in rural areas. Rural health is one of her major concerns and the ‘Trust’ is much involved in rural outreach programs that delivers educational and health requirements to the needy. She also helps create awareness programs on women’s healthcare and provides ObGyn services to women from the lower strata.
Dr. Hema is ever ready to extend her services and expertise to her patients and has also collaborated with the Government, offering her invaluable services. She has been part of the Emergency Obstetric Care Program, where she served as a National Technical Expert. She also played a huge role in training and supporting Medical officers in rural areas. As the head of Research projects in Rural India, Dr. Hema addresses a whole range of issues like Anemia in Pregnancy, Contraception, Postpartum Depression, Diabetes in Pregnancy as also Cervical Cancer and Vaccines. She has also been the technical and training in-charge for the “Skilled Birth attendants training programme” in Karnataka.
Dr. Hema holds prominent positions within India and abroad. She is ever willing to take up responsibilities and believes in discharging her duties with utmost dedication and care. She is currently the head of the Federation of Obstetrics and Gynecological Societies of India (FOGSI). She is also a technical expert with the Institute of Public Health, a Government of India initiative. She has also held other significant positions and was the President of Karnataka Societies of ObGyn in the year 2010 and President of BSOG in 2000. She has also been on the editorial board of the FOGSI journal. She is an Honorary Fellow of the Sri Lankan Perinatology Society and a Technical Advisor for the Institute of Public Health and Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore.
Dr. Hema is also a dedicated teacher and tries to instill her vigor and optimism to her students and encourages them to bloom to their best. Her zeal to learn and excel is what makes her stand out from the rest. Dr. Hema has many publications, articles and abstracts to her credit. She conducts workshops and has authored chapters in various textbooks. She has conducted many workshops across India on core topics like Ultrasound, Color Doppler, Programmed labor and Perinatology.
Dr. Hema hopes to raise the health standards of Indian women and with this mission in hand, toil towards success.