In women’s health, the significance of experienced and compassionate healthcare professionals cannot be overstated. Dr. Ragasudha CH boasts over two decades of dedicated service as a gynecologist. Her service has become synonymous with quality care and a commitment to improving the lives of countless women.
For the past twenty years, she has worked as a gynecologist and obstetrician and gained proficient skills and knowledge. She is a distinguished member of the Indian Medical Association (IMA).
Early Years, Education, and Experience of Dr. Ragasudha
Dr. Ragasudha’s journey into the field of gynecology began with a profound passion for women’s health. Her thirst for knowledge and a desire to make a meaningful impact led her to specialize in gynecology, a decision that would shape her illustrious career.
- She completed her MBBS in 1996 and MD in 1999 from Andhra Medical College, Visakhapatnam. She also achieved an MRCOG from the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, London, UK.
- She has a passion for teaching and counseling and loves to clear every doubt of her patients. She also taught many undergraduate and postgraduate students.
- She worked at Andhra Medical College for twenty years, where she managed many high-risk pregnant women from 200 to 400 kilometers away.
- She served as secretary twice and joint secretary thrice in the Visakhapatnam Obstetrics and Gynecological Society from 2003 to 2008.She has a range of experiences working in different esteemed institutions.
- She worked as an assistant professor of OBG at Andhra Medical College and as an associate professor of OBG at Rangaraya Medical College.
- She also worked as an OBG senior consultant at St. Joseph’s Hospital and an OBG chief consultant at Rainbow Children’s Hospital, Visakhapatnam.
She was awarded the Best Doctor Award in 2007 from the YMCA and the Best Doctor Award in 2019 from King George Hospital, Visakhapatnam.
Throughout her career, Dr. Ragasudha has been at the forefront of adopting innovative techniques and technologies in gynecological care. Whether it is embracing minimally invasive surgeries or incorporating the latest advancements in reproductive medicine, she provides her patients with the best available options for their unique needs. Her commitment to staying up-to-date with medical advancements reflects her dedication to offering state-of-the-art healthcare.
What Does Dr. Ragasudha’s Clinical Expertise Include?
Dr. Ragasudha CH specializes in pregnancy care, normal & cesarean deliveries, high-risk pregnancies, and twin pregnancies. She says, “Certain health conditions and your age (under 17 or over 35 when pregnant) can make a pregnancy high risk. These types of pregnancies require close monitoring to reduce the chance of complications.”
Apart from these, she also specializes in the following:
- Hypertension, Diabetes – Medical Disorders
- Postnatal Care
- Premarital Counseling
- Adolescent Health Care
- Gynecological Problems
- Uterine Fibroids
- Family Planning & MTP
- Pelvic Surgeries
- Menopausal Problems
- Cancer Screening & Prevention
- Vaccination for Cervical Cancer
- Infertility Treatment
She also performs laparoscopic surgery, which treats a variety of gynecologic conditions, including endometriosis, fibroids, ovarian cysts, ectopic pregnancy, sterilization, and pelvic problems such as urinary incontinence and uterine prolapse.
How Does Dr. Ragasudha’s Patient Describe Her?
Her patients describe her as a god-given, very friendly, loving, and caring doctor. One of her patients said, “In present situations, we rarely see any doctor recommend for normal delivery, but she patiently waits, giving support to mother and other family members. She has amazing skills. Thank you, mam.”
Another patient mentioned, “Have met Ragasudha doctor through one of our family friends and consulted her from the start of pregnancy. She is very friendly and open, listens, and clarifies all the questions with patience. I waited and tried for normal delivery for the whole day but unfortunately underwent a C-section. She suggests minimal medication and takes care of the patient very well. My kid is now one year old. Thank you very much for the care you show towards your patient’s doctor. Glad to meet you.”
The true measure of a healthcare professional’s impact lies in the stories and testimonials of those they have treated. Dr. Ragasudha’s waiting room is adorned with expressions of gratitude from patients whose lives she has touched.
From guiding expectant mothers through a smooth pregnancy to providing empathetic care during challenging times, these testimonials paint a vivid picture of a gynecologist who goes above and beyond for her patients.
Recognizing the Importance of Education
Dr. Ragasudha is a co-editor of two books – A Practical Handbook of Obstetric Emergencies in 2011 and A Practical Handbook of Intrapartum Care in 2016. She has also published papers in various national and international journals. Some of them are mentioned below:
- Prediction of endometrial pathology by measuring the endometrial thickness with TVS in women with breast cancer on tamoxifen, AM, 2015:2(10):28-31
- Management of severe sepsis and septic shock in pregnancy to improve the survival, 1AIM, 2017: 4(6):88-92
- Critical analysis of maternal deaths from sepsis in a tertiary care center and the lessons learned. IAIM 2017/4/12):5-9
- A study of maternal death from preeclampsia and eclampsia in a tertiary care center, CARE 2018:5(1)10
Dr. Ragasudha promotes women’s health, and she conducts workshops, seminars, and awareness campaigns to disseminate valuable information. Her efforts extend to schools, colleges, and community centers, fostering a culture of proactive healthcare and well-informed choices.
As Dr. Ragasudha CH continues her journey in gynecology, her sights are set on further contributions to women’s health. Whether mentoring the next generation of healthcare professionals or actively participating in research initiatives, her commitment to advancing the field remains unwavering. Her approach goes beyond medical expertise; it encompasses a deep understanding of the psychological and emotional aspects of women’s health. This holistic perspective has endeared her to patients, making her a trusted confidante in matters of reproductive health.