Dr. Alphy S. Puthiyidom practices as a gynecologist with a special interest and proficiency in complex and advanced laparoscopic surgery, urogynecology and pelvic reconstructive surgery. She is often called upon as a tertiary referral for difficult surgical procedures.
Dr. Alphy possesses 12 years of experience in gynecology and Minimally Invasive Surgeries. After obtaining her MD in Obstetrics and Gynecology, she did her Fellowship in Minimally Invasive Surgery from the Sunrise Institute of Medical Sciences in India, with further training in Advanced Laparoscopy and Oncology from IRCAD, Strasbourg, France
She is also trained for Infertility Management and Assisted Reproductive Techniques (ART) from the Institute of Reproductive Medicine, Kolkata, India. In addition, she has received training in Gynaecological Oncology from Kidwai Memorial Institute of Oncology, Bangalore, India.
Dr Alphy is the lead laparoscopic surgeon at Mediclinic WelcareHospital, Dubai and her operating services are also available at Mediclinic Parkview hospital in Dubai.
She has performed more than 8000 advanced minimally invasive (keyhole) laparoscopic and hysteroscopic procedures over the years. She has a special interest in helping women affected with Uterine Fibroids and Endometriosis. Her area of expertise is in the laparoscopic and hysteroscopic removal of large, multiple and complicated fibroids. The largest fibroid removed laparoscopically by her was of size 26 cm x 25cm, and weighing 3.1 kg.
Dr Alphy is experienced in minimally invasive approaches to complicated fibroid and endometriosis surgeries. These methods permit surgery to be done with very minimal scar to the patient, and also maximum post- operative comfort and a better cosmetic outcome.
Dr. Alphy is also a gifted teacher of minimally invasive techniques. To date, she has provided training in laparoscopic gynaecology procedures to more than 350 gynecologists from India, the Middle East and South-East Asia. She is a teaching faculty at Mohammed Bin Rashid University of Medicine and Health Sciences. She has been invited as a speaker to many International and national conferences and has demonstrated various procedures as surgical faculty in many live endoscopic and laparoscopic surgical workshops.
She is also a passionate health educator for the public, and has given numerous public lectures and presentations, particularly in the field of women’s health. She holds professional memberships with American Association of Gynecologic Laparoscopists, European Society for Gynaecological Endoscopy, European Urogynaecology Association, European Society of Human Reproduction and Embryology, International Continence Society.