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997 Best Gynecologists in Karachi

Also known as Female Health Specialist ,ماہرِ اَمراضِ نِسواں ,OB-GYN, Women Health Specialist and Mahir-e-imraz-e-niswan

Dr. Aqeela Kausar GOLD

Gynecologist, Obstetrician

MBBS, F.C.P.S, MCPS

Under 15 Min Wait Time
10 Years Experience
100% (5) Satisfied Patients Satisfied
GOLD

Dr. Aqeela Kausar

Gynecologist, Obstetrician

MBBS, F.C.P.S, MCPS

Under 15 Min Wait Time
10 Years Experience

Dr. Siddiqa Fayaz

Gynecologist, Obstetrician

M.B.B.S, F.C.P.S (Gynecology)

15 - 30 Min Wait Time
20 Years Experience

Dr. Siddiqa Fayaz

Gynecologist, Obstetrician

M.B.B.S, F.C.P.S (Gynecology)

15 - 30 Min Wait Time
20 Years Experience

Dr. Sonia Poshni GOLD

Gynecologist, Obstetrician, Fertility Consultant

MBBS, MCPS

Under 15 Min Wait Time
35 Years Experience
94% (18) Satisfied Patients Satisfied
GOLD

Dr. Sonia Poshni

Gynecologist, Obstetrician, Fertility Consultant

MBBS, MCPS

Under 15 Min Wait Time
35 Years Experience
It went very smoothly. dr was very nice and treated me very well. I am happy with the behavior of staff and doctor. Recommend to others.

A brief intro to Gynecologists

Who is a Gynecologist?

A doctor who has specialized in the treatment and diagnosis of problems and diseases related to the female reproductive system (uterus, Fallopian tubes, cervix, ovaries, and vagina) is termed as a gynecologist. Additionally, gynecologists focus on all kinds of reproductive health issues that may arise, from puberty up until menopause.

Another subspeciality is obstetrics (زچہ بچہ), which exclusively deals with maternal health during pregnancy and childbirth. Most gynecologists in Pakistan specialize in both fields, and hence are collectively referred to as OB-GYN.

When should you see a Gynecologist?

A visit to the gynecologist is due when girls and women face issues with their periods. Irregular, painful periods with heavy flow are common concerns that gynecologists deal with all the time. Menopause is also a daunting stage in the life of a woman where the issues are aplenty. From cycle to hormones, if you have any such concerns, visiting a gynecologist is imperative.

Similarly, you should visit a gynecologist when you want to explore your contraception options and likewise, when you want to get pregnant. During pregnancy and for delivery, you should visit an OB-GYN (زچگی کی ڈاکٹر) or an obstetrician instead of relying on midwives alone. OB-GYNs have access to sophisticated testing equipment that better informs them of the health of the mother and child. Moreover, they also are fully equipped for an emergency delivery; natural or surgical, unlike midwives.

Furthermore, you should visit a women’s doctor if you are having problems with muscles of the pelvic region, abdominal pain, have inflammation in the pelvic region etc. Gynecologists also deal with urinary and fecal incontinence, and hence women experiencing these issues ought to go to one.

Ideally, women with family history of uterine cancer or any other form of cancer pertaining to the reproductive system should visit a gynecologist annually. A timely diagnosis can greatly increase chances of survival.

Gynecologists also deal with sexual dysfunction. If you are experiencing painful sex, have low sex drive, have vaginal dryness, you should talk to your gynecologists.

What are a Gynecologist’s main areas of concern?

Gynecologists deal with the issues pertaining to the sexual and reproductive health of women. They set out to diagnose, treat and manage the ailments concerning the reproductive system of women.

OB-GYN are physicians and surgeons, both. They cater to maternal health during pregnancy and at childbirth.

Common problems that are dealt with by gynecologists include the following:

  • Problems that are related to menstruation, fertility, pregnancy, and menopause
  • Birth control, family planning, contraception, and pregnancy termination.
  • Problems related to ligaments, tissues and muscles that support the pelvic region.
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs)
  • Polycystic ovary syndrome
  • Lack of urinary or fecal control
  • Benign conditions of the reproductive tract, for example, ovarian cysts, fibroids, breast disorders, vulvar and vaginal ulcers, and other non-cancerous changes
  • Endometrial hyperplasia, cervical dysplasia, or any other premalignant conditions.
  • Cancers and tumors of the reproductive tract, breasts and specifically pregnancy-related tumors.
  • Congenital abnormalities of the female reproductive tract.
  • Endometriosis, a chronic condition that affects the reproductive system.
  • Pelvic inflammatory diseases, including abscesses.
  • Dysfunctionality of a sexual nature.

Oftentimes, gynecologists(گائيني کولوجِسٹ) offer general health care in addition to gynecological care. This may include preventative medicine for women as well as treatment and diagnosis of conditions like acne, mood changes, frequent headaches and lower back pain.

What are the most common gynecology problems in Pakistan?

Gynecologists are accosted with many different problems, although some are more common than the others. Following table shows the prevalent issues in Pakistan that are being catered by the OB-GYNs.

Problem Percentage of Patients
Menstrual irregularity 41.1%
Reproductive tract infections 27.8%
Subfertility 18.2%
Urogynecology 5.3%
Menopause 4%
Benign genital tract tumor 2%
Gynecological malignancies 0.7%

How to become a Gynecologist in Pakistan

In order to become a gynecologist ( ماہر أمراض نسواں ) in Pakistan, one has to complete 5 years of medical school, followed by a year of house job. After this, they have to give exams related to their specialty to get registered with the College of Physicians and Surgeons, Pakistan and have to complete their training program. Those specializing in obstetrics need added training to become an accredited OB-GYN.

What kinds of Gynecologists are there?

Gynecologists and OB-GYN generally deal with reproductive health, pregnancy and childbirth. However, there a number of different kinds of gynecologists:

  • Female pelvic specialists: Since problems of the pelvic region affect the reproductive system and vice versa, specialist gynecologists focus on the pelvic floor disorders and provide treatment using medicine and surgery.
  • Gynecological Oncologists: Experts in this field deal exclusively with the cancers of the female reproductive system like uterine, ovarian cancers etc.
  • Maternal-Fetal medicine specialists: These OB-GYNs deal with high-risk pregnancies and childbirth.

What are Gynecologists called in Pakistan?

Even though the prevailing term being used is Gynecologist(زچگی ماہر) –even to refer to obstetricians—there are other titles associated with them as well. These include:

  • OB-GYN
  • Khawateen ki doctor

Frequently Asked Questions

Who are the top Gynecologists of January 2021 in Karachi?

Top 10 Gynecologists of January 2021 in Karachi are:

  • Dr. Noor Us Saher Tahir
  • Dr. Nazifa Mubashir
  • Dr. Nayyer Shaheen
  • Dr. Zahida Perveen Soomro
  • Dr. Fozia Akmal
  • Dr. Sarah Feroze
  • Dr. Saeeda Rafiq
  • Dr. Samrina Hashmi
  • Dr. Razia Ahmed
  • Dr. Rehana Shaikh

How can I book an appointment with a Gynecologist in Karachi?

Click here to book an appointment with a top Gynecologist in Karachi. Or, you can also call at 02138140600 from 9AM to 11PM to book your appointment.

What is the fee range of top Gynecologist in Karachi?

The fee for top Gynecologist in Karachi ranges from 200 to 3500. You will pay at the reception when you visit the doctor.

Are there any additional charges to book an appointment with a Gynecologist in Karachi through oladoc?

There are no additional charges when you book through oladoc.

What does a Gynecologist do?

What does a Gynecologist do?

A gynecologist (خواتین کی ڈاکٹر ) provides treatment for the plethora of problems faced by women from all age groups. They cater to the period problems faced by teenagers, sexual and family planning issues of the middle age women and provide care for older, menopausal women.

Gynecologists also treat many diseases and conditions pertaining to reproductive health like ovarian cysts, fibroids, infections, tumors, abnormalities of the reproductive tract, etc. They are also the first doctors to be contacted in cases of fertility issues.

OB-GYN specialists provide the necessary maternal care; pregnancy is a very tricky time in the life of a woman and if it is not handled well, women can even lose their lives. Monitoring the health of the mother and the fetus is hence an extremely important task.

There are many ailments that concern the pelvic and abdominal regions that may not necessarily be due to some gynecological issue. However, women in Pakistan find it easier to discuss these issues with their female doctor i.e., gynecologist rather than a general physician.

Moreover, gynecologists also deal with the welfare of women in general. In an orthodox community, women do not have many avenues to discuss their sexual health. Gynecologists also thus serve to remedy sexual problems, inform and provide their patients of safe sex options and are confidantes of many women. They are at the forefront of furthering the cause for female, and especially maternal, health.