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Dr Upma Shankar
Dr. Upma Pathak Shanker
Specialists Reproductive Medicine and Infertility

Medical Director, ART Fertility Clinics, Muscat

Dr. Upma Pathak Shanker is a Senior Reproductive Medicine Specialist with enhance contribution in treating recurrent IVF and Implantation failure patients, Pre-Implantation genetic diagnosis, and Fertility preservation.

Dr. Upma Pathak Shanker received her Masters in Reproduction and Development from Bristol School of Medicine, St. Michaels Hospital in 2013. She attained a Diploma in Endoscopy from Kiel School of Laparoscopy, Germany in 2011. She is a renowned Gynecologist / Obstetrician and IVF Specialist with over 19 years in the field. She had been working at Armed Forces Hospital in Oman since 2006, where she was awarded a Certificate of Excellence in work in 2014. Since 2017 she has been employed at IVI. She has been actively involved in research and publications over the years, specifically in the field of Hormonal variation in ART and high-risk cases in Obstetrics. In January 2019, her case report correlating ERA with HRT cycle stimulation was published, followed by a publication in Nov 2019 in Frontiers of Endocrinology about progesterone variation in Controlled ovarian stimulation. At present, she is involved in a study regarding the impact of single-gene disorders on ART results. She has been actively participating as a speaker in National and International Conferences.



  • Dr. Upma Shankar has over 20 years of experience in Obstetrics, gynecology, infertility, and practical proficiency in the mentioned areas of study.

  • Expertise extends to Investigations and management of infertility (including counseling, ovarian stimulation, monitoring, ovum pick, embryo transfers ) along with a special interest in Fertility Preservation and management of Poor ovarian reserve patients. Senior Specialist at Armed Forces Hospital, Muscat, Sultanate of Oman

  • Obstetrician & Gynecologist, Hatat Polyclinic, Muscat

  • Obstetrician and Gynecologist, St. Luke's Missionary Hospital, India

  • Residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology at Lady Hardinge Medical College and Guru Teg Bahadur Hospital, University College of Medical Sciences, Delhi, India


Upma Pathak Shankar
  • Masters in Reproduction, Development and Advanced Infertility, Bristol School of Medicine, St. Michaels Hospital - Bristol, United Kingdom
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Gynecological Endoscopy from Kiel School of Laparoscopy, Kiel, Germany
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Obstetrics and Gynecology, ICMCH, Kolkata, India
  • MBBS from Gandhi Medical College, Bhopal, India
  • Post Graduate Award in Artificial Reproductive Techniques from Warwick University, Warwick, Coventry, UK
  • Course in Obstetric Ultrasound, Fetal Anomaly Scanning Down Syndrome Screening and Doppler Studies - Endorsed by British Medical Ultrasound Society
  • Certificate in Assisted Reproductive Technology from World Laparoscopy Hospital Gurgaon, India
  • December 2012, Poster presentation at International Conference in Oman , OSOG-Gonadal dysgenesis- Diagnosis and Management options.
  • December 2013, Cornual pregnancy at 33 weeks of gestation-rare case scenario -International Conference of Ob Gynae, SQUH, Oman.
  • December 2013, Ectopic pregnancy- Our experience at a tertiary care hospital, International Conference of Ob Gynae, SQUH, Oman.
  • January 2019, Case report in Journal of Obstetrics, gynecology Titled -a Nonreceptive RA test result in an HRT cycle may not be replicable in a natural cycle.
  • November 2019, Significant serum progesterone variations on the day of final oocyte maturation in stimulated IVF cycles, Original Research Article in Frontiers of Endocrinology. 
  • In 1997,  MB,BS with Gold Medal in Surgery .
  • In 2014, Training in ART at World Laparoscopy Hospital, India.
  • In 2014, received Award for Outstanding work in Armed Forces Hospital, Muscat.
  • In 2017, Presentation on Medicolegal issues in Obstetrics, AFH, Muscat
  • In 2018, Male infertility -challenges and treatment in Ibri General Hospital, Oman
  • In 2018, Low ovarian reserve presentation in Sur General Hospital, Oman 

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