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Dr. Fessy Louis T

Senior Consultant and Associate Professor

Department: Amrita Fertility Centre
Qualification: DGO, DNB, FAGE, MNAMS, DPS, MICOG, FICOG
Email: fessyl@aims.amrita.edu

Previous Experience

  • Consultant, AMMA IVF & Fertility Centre, Cochin
  • Consultant and DNB Teacher, Lourdes Hospital, Cochin
  • IVF Coordinator, Laparoscopic Surgeon, CIMAR(Centre for Infertility Management & Assisted Reproduction)Edappal & Cochin 2002–2015
  • DNB Teacher, Edappal Hospitals in OBG (2002– 2015)
  • Senior Lecturer, Govt. Medical College, Thrissur 2001 -2002
  • Junior Gynaecologist, Jubilee Mission Hospital, Thrissur 2000
  • FOGSI recognized Advanced Infertility trainer 2004 onwards
  • FOGSI Infertility Training Centers Accreditation Officer
  • DNB Appraiser in OBG
  • ISAR (Indian Society for Assisted Reproduction) – Infertility Accreditation Officer
  • MCH Examiner in Reproductive Medicine & Surgery

Professional Affiliations

  • FOGSI Federation of Obstetrics and Gynecology All India Vice President 2021-2022
  • ICOG Indian college of Obstetrics and Gynecology National Governing council Member 2021-23
  • ISAR Indian society for Assisted Reproduction National Managing committee member 2020 onwards
  • Secretary Kerala Chapter of ISAR (Indian Society of Assisted Reproduction)
  • Vice Chairperson Kerala Chapter IAGE ( Indian Association of Gynecological Endoscopists)
  • FOGSI All India Chairperson International Academic Exchange committee 2013 -2016
  • Secretary General All Kerala Federation of Obstetrics & Gynecology KFOG 2012 to 2018
  • FIGO Reproductive Medicine Core Committee Member 2013 to 2015
  • Editorial board member SAFOG (South Asian Federation of O & G) Journal
  • Executive Committee Member SAFOG (South Asian Federation of O & G) 2013 - 2017
  • Worked in FOGSI: Quiz, Infertility, Endometriosis, Endocrinology, Endoscopy Committees
  • FOGSI: Member of COGS (Cochin Obstetrics & Gynecology Society)
  • Secretary COGS
  • Executive committee member COGS from 2011
  • Executive Committee Member TOGS 2005 -2009
  • Editor TOGS Scientific Bulletin 2007
  • Editor FOGSI FOCUS on Fibroid 2016
  • Editor FOGSI FOCUS on IUI 2014
  • Editor FOGSI FOCUS on Recurrent Pregnancy Loss 2018
  • KFOG: Editor KFOG Journal & Website 2009 -2011
  • KFOG Vice President 2019
  • IAGE: Indian Association of Gynecological Endoscopy – Life Member
  • ISAR: Indian Society for Assisted Reproduction – Life Member
  • ESHRE: European Society for Human Reproduction & Embryology Member
  • ASRM: American Society for Reproductive Medicine Member
  • AAGL: American Association of Gynecologic Laparoscopists – Member
  • IMA: Indian Medical Association – Life Member
  • Joint Organising Secretary 49th AICOG (All India) KOCHI 2006
  • Joint Organising Secretary 24th AKCOG (All Kerala) Thrissur 2002
  • Organising Secretary ISAR (All India) Kochi 2010
  • Joint Organising Secretary South Zone Yuva FOGSI conference 2010
  • Scientific Committee Member 39th AKCOG, Kochi 2016
  • Organising Committee Member 22nd IFFS World Congress2016, (International Federation of Fertility Societies), Delhi
  • Organising Secretary National YUVA ISAR Kochi, 2016
  • Fellow of Indian College of Obstetrics and Gynaecology
  • Organising Vice Chairperson Fertivision 2018

Awards

  • FOGSI All India Corion Award 2010
  • FOGSI South Zone Kamini Rao Orator, 2009
  • FOGSI Imaging Science Award 2010
  • KumudhTamaskar Research Prize in Infertility 2013
  • Dr. Pravin Mehta Fellowship in Endoscopy 2010
  • Dr. Silu Rudra Prize in Endoscopy in 2009
  • Best Paper Gynaendocon 2000 at Perintalmanna
  • Best Paper 2nd – 23rd All Kerala conference of O&G Thiruvanathapuram 2001
  • FOGSI Infertility Committee Appreciation award for training in Infertility 2017

Publications

  • A Chapter on Verees Needle Injuries in Textbook on complications in Gynecological Surgery by Shobhana M – Jaypee Publication
  • Genetics and Male Infertility in KFOG journal 2005
  • Prevention of Ovarian Hyper Stimulation Syndrome in TOGS Bulletin 2005
  • How To Improve ART results in COGS Bulletin June 2005
  • PCOS Update 1 – Prevention of OHSS
  • Cabergoline – New Drug in O& G in TOGS Bulletin 2007
  • Ovarian Hyper Stimulation Syndrome – Asian Journal of Obs & Gynae Practice Vol: 3 July September 2008
  • Modern Management of Oligospermia An over view – Current Practice in Obstetrics and Gynaecology by Dr Pankaj Desai 2009 – Jaypee Publication
  • Endometriosis at extreme age – Current Practice of Obstetrics and Gynecology Volume 3-Endometriosis by Dr Pankaj Desai and Dr.Purvi Patel 2012 – Jaypee Publication
  • Chapter on Role of IUI in unexplained infertility in textbook INTRA UTERINE INSEMINATION – An Update, edited by Dr. B. N. Chakravarty & Dr. Gita Ganguly Mukherjee 2012 Jaypee Publication
  • Adolescent Contraception – FOGSI Adolescent committee Magazine 2012
  • Association of day 3 Antimullerian Hormone (AMH) with oocyte quality, fertilization rates and grade 1 embryos. Biomedicine 2012; 32(1).
  • Anti-mullerian hormone and antral follicle count as predictors of ovarian response in assisted reproduction. Journal of Human Reproductive Sciences 2013 Jan; 6(1):27-31
  • Fertility Scoring Index: Cimar Novel System to Predict Assisted Reproductive Technology Success - International Journal of Infertility and Fetal Medicine 2014, Number 2
  • Chapter on Male Infertility in Obstetrics & Gynecology Reproductive Endocrinology 20-20 series for Post Graduates by Dr Aswath Kumar and Nilesh Balkawade 2014 – Paras Publications
  • Chapter on Ovarian Hyperstimulation Syndrome and sub editor inFOGSI FOCUS on Ovulation Induction & IUI by Dr RozaOlyai 2014 – FOGSI Publication
  • Article on Endometriosis and Infertility in Endometriosis Express, FOGSI bulletin of Endometriosis committee
  • A chapter on Progesterone supplementation during IVF cycles in FOGSI FOCUS on Progesterone, the feel good hormone edited by Dr AswathKumar 2014 – A FOGSI Publication
  • Article on How to approach your Fertility Problems in KFOG journal, Vol 9 No 1 Feb 2015
  • Chapter on Ovulation Trigger in Text book on The ART & Science of Assisted Reproductive Technology by Dr Sunita Tandulwadkar 2015
  • Article on Tips & Tricks of Successful Oocyte Retrieval in ISAR journal, Vol 1, No: 2 September 2015
  • Chapter on “ Protocols for Gonadotropin use ” in textbook Principles and practice of controlled ovarian stimulation in ART by Dr.Surveen Ghumman 2015 – A Springer Publication
  • Chapter on Recent Advances in Pelvic Floor Anatomy in AICOG Obstetrics and Gynecology update 2016 edited by Jaideep Malhotra & Prakash Trivedi – Jaypee Publication
  • Editor – A book on Fibroid Newer Aspects and Current Understanding – A FOGSI Publication 2016
  • Chapter on Adenomyosis in Text book on Endometriosis confusion to consensus by Dr Poonam Goyal and Dr Bhavana Mittal 2017
  • Chapter on Converting IUI to IVF in Current Concepts in Obstetrics, Gynecology and Infertility by Dr. Atul Munshi and Dr Nagori C. B, a FOGSI publication 2017.
  • Chapter on Epidemiology of PCOS, FOGSI FOCUS on PCOS current and emerging trends 2017 edited by Dr Bharati Dohorepatil, Dr Garima
  • A study on Efficacy of Laparoscopic Ovarian Wedge Resection in Resistant PCOS – journal of evidence based medicine and health care 2018
  • Chapter on Agonist in ART cycle – Textbook on practical guide in ART by Dr. Gita Ganguly and Dr. Gautham Khastgir
  • Chapter on thin endometrium – Textbook on newer trends in ART Jaypee publication 2019
  • Study on role of estradiol on day of HCG in prediction of ART research – Journal of medical science & clinical research 2018
  • Editor FOGSI FOCUS on Recurrent Pregnancy Loss. Chapter on Recurrent pregnancy loss and ART and chapter on Dydrogestone in RPL–2018
  • Evaluation of Hysteroscopic endometrial injury prior to IVF – International journal of Infertility & fetal medicine 2016
  • Mechanical methods of contraception – Textbook of Contraception by Dr. Alka Kriplani and Dr. J B Sharma
  • Chapter on Pelvic infections – FOGSI FOCUS on Infertility 2017
  • Chapter in book of Complicated cases in ART by Dr. Nanditha Palshetkar and Dr. H D Pai 2018
  • Study on Role of Serum Estradiol Levels on the Day of Human Chorionic Gonadotropin Injection Administration in the Prediction of Results of Assisted reproductive Techniques – Journal of Medical Sciences and clinical Research, September 2018
  • Insight into the international evidence based guideline for the assessment and management of polycystic ovarian syndrome FOGSI Times of Gynaecology 2019
  • Chapter in Exploring New Horizons O & G by Dr Aswath Kumar 2019
  • Chapter on Management of Recurrent Pregnancy Loss in ICOG IGNITE April 2019
  • Study on Role of endometrial scratching in IVF- ET cycles in women with recurrent implantation failure – Journal of Medical science and clinical Research July 2019
  • Study on Serum estradiol level on the day of ovulation trigger and pregnancy outcomes in in-vitro fertilisation-intracytoplasmic sperm injection cycles - International Journal of Reproduction, Contraception, Obstetrics and Gynecology October 2019
  • Chapter on Pregnancy after ART – FOGSI FOCUS management of high risk pregnancy 2019
  • Chapter on tips and tricks of oocyte retrieval and embryo transfer – ISAR express 2019
  • Study on role of EFI in predicting non IVF conception in surgically documented endometriosis – International journal of Reproduction, contraception, O&G June 2019
  • Study on Ante Mullerian Hormone versus Antral Follicular Count as a predictor of Ovarian response to COH in ART, Journal of Medical science and Clinical Research July 2019
  • Co-editor – FOGSI FOCUS Endometriosis Current Trends – Chapter on Surgery Before In vitro Fertilisation : What is the Evidence and Recommendations? – Jaypee publications 2020
  • Chapter on Drugs Used in Endometrial Preparation –Estrogen – Hand Book of Drugs in Infertility 2020
  • Chapter on Latest Consensus in diagnosis and management of PCOS – Conception to Delivery – 2020
  • Invited Debate Article Hysteroscopy superior to 3D ultrasound in Gynecological Diagnosis, JOGI Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Springer December 2020
  • Study on Association of Follicular fluid advanced glycation end products with oocyte response and clinical pregnancy in ART, JHRS Journal of Human Reproductive Sciences March 2021
  • Chapter on Malaria in Pregnancy in the Algorithms in Management of High Risk Pregnancy by Poonam Goyal and Neharika Malhotra, Evangel publication 2022
  • Chapter on Investigations for the Male Partner in Text book Postgrduate Gynaecology by Alpesh Gandhi, Parikshit Tank and Ameya Purandare, Jaypee publication 2022
  • Editor FOGSI FOCUS Fertility Issues Next Decade, Chapter on Fertility Preservation in Cancer patients and Chapter on Uterine Transplant – FOGSI Publication 2022.
  • Chapter on Ovarian stimulation protocols in Fertility preservation in Text Book of Assisted Reproductive Technology by Pankaj Talwar, Gouri, Ashok Agarwal and Jat Mehta, Evangel publication 2022

Speaker/Faculty (Abroad)

  • Ovarian Wedge Resection in Resistant PCOS –revisited in the laparoscopic era (World conference of O & G – FIGO – Kulalumpur 2006)
  • Co-chairingfree paper session on Laparoscopy (FIGO – World Conference of O & G - Kulalumpur November 2006)
  • Laparoscopic OWR in infertile patient with resistant PCO (ISGE –World Congress ofGynaecologicEndoscopy, Bari, Italy, June 2008)
  • Presenter of Poster in ASRM 2009 in Atlanta, U.S.A
  • Faculty IFFS 20th world congress, Munich, Germany 2010 - Presented Paper on Vitrification
  • Faculty 1st RICC Womens Health Forum, Suzhou China March, 2012 - Presented on OHSS prevention in IVF current perspective
  • Presented paper on EFI the new validated Endometriosis staging system for predicting fertility outcome in 4th congress of the Asia Pacific Initiative on reproduction (ASPIRE) at, Osaka, Japan 2012
  • Invited Faculty in FIGO-SAFOG-SLCOG International conference in Colombo, Sri Lanka 2014 and gave lecture on Role of Hysteroscopy in Infertility.
  • Chaired Japanese Society of Obstetrics & Gynaecology Symposium at BMICH Colombo 2014
  • Faculty in 10th biennial SAFOG (South Asian Federation of OBG) conference at Kathmandu,Nepal and gave talk on Infertility and conducted panel on Laparoscopy in adnexal masses April 2015.
  • Invited Faculty in 24th AOCOG conference of AOFOG (Asian Federation of OBG) Kuching, Malaysia and gave talk on Oral Ovulation agents and How to avoid Hysteroscopic complications June 2015.
  • Invited Faculty at AOFOG,Manila, Phillipines,gave talk on HRT and was a panel member

Faculty(National)

Workshops

  • Coordinator- Infertility Workshop, Yuva FOGSI South zone, November 2008
  • Invited Faculty in Workshop on Practical Pointers and controversies in Infertility Management and IUI, 52nd AICOG, Jaipur 2009
  • Operative Faculty in the Endoscopy workshop during Yuva FOGSI south zone conference at Madurai MedicalCollege
  • Operative Faculty in 3rd International Live workshop on Advanced Endoscopy in Kochi, Kerala, November 2009
  • Faculty in Workshop “Controversies in Infertility” in National ISAR 2010, Kochi
  • Coordinator & Faculty of Infertility Workshop in All Kerala Conference of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Thrissur 2010
  • Operating Faculty in Live Workshop at AIIMS, New Delhi during National IAGE conference July 9th 2010
  • Faculty in Infertility Workshop Yuva FOGSI, Kochi, September 2010
  • Faculty in Infertility workshop in AICOG 2011 at Hyderabad on 5th January
  • Workshop faculty in Infertility during Dakshin 2011 at Kanyakumari on 5th August
  • Operating Faculty in 4th International Live workshop on Endoscopic surgery at Cochin 23rd September 2011
  • Faculty in Infertility workshop “Advances in infertility and ART” during 55th AICOG ( All India conference of Obstetrics & Gynaecology) at Varanasi – 26th January 2012.
  • Faculty in Infertility workshop during 34th All Kerala Conference on 10th February 2012 at Kottayam
  • Faculty in Advanced Practical Andrology and Clinical Management workshop during 17th National ISAR Conference, Raipur 1st March 2012
  • Faculty in infertility workshop in XIV Andhra Pradesh congress of Obst. &gynaecology at Nalgonda – 7th July 2012
  • South Indian Co ordinator of FOGSI All India workshops on “Basic Infertility Management –What toDo and What Not To Do” in 2012
  • Faculty in infertility workshop in TOGSICON at Thrissur – 9th Nov. 2012
  • Faculty in IFS (Indian Fertility Society) – IUI hands on workshop at Cochin – 25th November 2012.
  • Faculty in International Academic Exchange Committee workshop in All India Conference in January 2013 Mumbai
  • Operative Faculty in Hystero Laparoscopy work shop on 23rd February 2013 organised by FOGSI and BSOG at Bangalore
  • Invited faculty in the “workshop – ultrasound Changing Infertility Practice and results”of ASPIRE – India conference at Chennai May 2013.
  • Operating faculty in FOGSI Hysteroscopy work shop at City Hospital, Cochin organized by FOGSI Infertility committee and COGS July 2013.
  • Faculty in Workshop on IUI Organised by Institute of Reproductive Medicine And Womens Health, Madras Medical Mission, Chennai, August 2013.
  • Faculty in ovulation induction workshop during YUVA FOGSI south zone conference at Trichy – 16th August 2013.
  • Faculty in workshop on “Trouble shooting in Infertility” in RCOG World Congress at Hyderabad on 27th March 2014
  • Operating Faculty in International Society for Gynaec Endoscopy (ISGE) Asian Meeting Live Workshop in Cochin, October 2014
  • Faculty in Hysteroscopy workshop during AICOG on 1st February 2014 at Patna
  • Faculty in Infertility workshop during All India Conference January 2015 at Chennai
  • Faculty in Advanced ART workshop during National Conference of ISAR 10th April 2015
  • Invited Faculty for Hysteroscopic workshop during 59th AICOG Agra January 2016
  • Conducted International Academic Exchange Committee workshop in All India Conference in January 2016 at Agra
  • Operating Faculty in International Live Endoscopic surgery Workshop in Cochin, September 2016
  • Faculty in Infertility committee workshop in AICOG 2017 Ahmedabad
  • Faculty in Endocrinology committee workshop in AICOG 2017 Ahmedabad
  • Operating faculty in 12th AMASICON Asso. Minimal Access Surgeons of India National conference 2017
  • Faculty in Ovarian stimulation do’s and don’ts workshop – FERTIVISION 2018
  • Faculty in Infertility Pre-Congress workshop – AICOG 2018
  • Faculty in workshop - YUVA ISAR 2018
  • Operating faculty in international conference & live gynaecological endoscopic workshop Kumarakam 2018
  • Faculty C G Saraya CME – AICOG Bangalore 2019
  • Operating faculty at wayanadLapcon by IAGE kerala Chapter 2019
  • Operating faculty at HI-LIGHT,Exclusive Laparoscopy-Hysteroscopy Live Workshop,Salem 2019

Conferences

  • Speaker Faculty in many national, state and regional conferences
  • Faculty inFertivision, IAGE conferences, all AICOG since 2004 and ISAR national conference since 2006.