Dr. Mala Raj is a renowned Obstetrician & Gynecologist, A Specialist in Laparoscopic Surgery and Infertility. Graduated from Kilpauk Medical College in the year 1992, she acquired Post Graduate Diploma from Sri Ramachandra Medical College in the year 1997.
After developing a keen interest on Endoscopic surgery, she did her Diploma on the same from the University of Kiel (Germany). She also completed another Diploma in Reproductive Medicine from the same university. Dr.Mala has also undertaken training in Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery from the University of Strasbourg, IRCAD, France. She was also the first in South India to undertake training from Dr.Red Allinsod, the pioneer in Aesthetic Gynecology for Vaginal Rejuvenation Techniques, at Red Allinsod Institute, South Coast Urogunecology, California, USA.
Unlike many fertility centres where Laparoscopic surgeries and fertility treatment are handled by different doctors, ‘Firm hospitals’ is the only place in Chennai where both Laparoscopic Surgery and Fertility treatment are done by the same doctor – Dr.Mala Raj. As both specialties go hand in hand, it is mandatory to have the same doctor addressing both these issues.
Dr.Mala Raj with a strong foundation of 20 years of experience in performing Laparoscopic Surgeries understands the importance of identifying abnormalities affecting the fertility potential of women. In Firm Hospitals, women beset with these problems are identified and corrective surgery is performed,followed by fertility treatment; all of which is performed by Dr.Mala Raj herself.
Her special skills are Total Laparoscopic Hysterectomy (removal of uterus laparoscopically) & Laparoscopic Myomectomy (removal of fibroid laparoscopically) and to date, she has handled more than 30000 cases. She is the recipient of the ‘Dr.SiuliRudraSinha award’ for the best paper in Gynec Endoscopy at AICOG (All India Obstetric & Gynecological Congress) held at Cochin in the year 2006. She has received many awards like the Rashtriya Rattan Award for Individual Contribution and Distinguished Services to the Nation 2014, TANCARE AWARD for Exemplary Commitment And Impactful Positive Contribution To Healthcare in Tamil Nadu – 2014, Jewel of India Award by Indian Solidarity Council for Outstanding Achievement – 2015 and ‘Best Doctor Award’ from the University of Madras.
Trained and certified by the pioneer in the field of aesthetic gynecology, Dr.Red Allinsod, Urogynecologist and Aesthetic Specialist, South Coast Urogynecology, California, Dr.Mala Raj offers individualized care and special attention to everyone and takes them back to their golden age. Dr.Mala Rajoffers highly specialized surgery to restore and enhance the appearance and function of the vaginal area. These procedures frequently referred to as “Vaginal Rejuvenation” and “Vaginoplasty,” tightens tissues to reclaim youthful function.
Apart from giving relief to women from the problems, she has made many families happy by making them proud parents. When women fail to conceive naturally, she has helped them enjoy the pleasure of motherhood by Assisted Reproductive Techniques such as IVF/ICSI and there are many enjoying these pleasures today.
When women are beset by problems at any stage from adolescence to menopause, she is there to support them with her expertise.
Firm Hospitals is the first centre in Tamil Nadu to be accredited by FOGSI as a Laparoscopic Training Centre. Many practicing gynecologists are benefitted by this course as they learn the nuances of laparoscopy with hands on training from Dr.Mala herself. She also provides them with didactic lectures and video demonstration helping them understand basics as well as methods to handle complications during surgery.
She is also a teaching faculty for the Ethicon Institute, where she teaches the nuances of Laparoscopic surgery to the postgraduates & gynecologists. Doctors from all over the country visit her at Firm Hospitals to get trained in this innovative and competitive field.
As Member of FOGSI, she attends all major programs conducted, to keep her updated with all the latest advancements in woman care. Also by being an active member of
She has interacted with some of the distinguished members of this faculty and presented papers in various national and international conferences. She was also the Chapter Secretary of Indian Menopause Society, Chennai chapter and has conducted many CME programs and Public forums. She is an accredited menopause practitioner and has passed the Menopause practitioners exam in distinction.
Her inclination towards service made her the First Lady of Rotary club of Sun City, Chennai in which she has conducted many free camps and public forums. Her positive attitude to adapt to challenges coupled with her ability to bring in sincerity and hard work are her strengths to achieve the professional excellence. She strives with passion and determination to improve the status of women’s health care.
“Our motto is to work with every woman personally, with our top priority being the success of every woman who comes to us and to be able to bring a smile on her face.If a woman has problems related to her uterus like fibroid, adenomyosis, ovarian cyst, endometriosis we clear them by Laparoscopic surgery and give her a tremendous relief.
At the same time,when women have fertility issues, we try as much to help her conceive naturally. When all tests fail and there are practically no chances for natural conception, we then resort to IVF/ICSI and make her conceive. Once she conceives, we are there to take care of her all through the pregnancy and they can have their delivery safely in our hospital itself. So the entire journey of a woman is completed in Firm Hospitals without running from pillar to post of various hospitals.Every Patient in Firm Hospitals gets individual attention from me and that’s how we are different from others!
Today’s women are different. They are knowledgeable and empowered. They deserve a special comforting and compassionate treatment facility providing individualized care, to make them feel at ease!
Firm Hospitals, a centre specializing in Laparoscopy, Fertility and Maternity is situated in the heart of Chennai, Anna Nagar. The hospital was inaugurated in 2012 with a mission aimed at providing a one-stop solution for women in the field of healthcare under the care of the best possible hands.
Firm Hospitals recently provides an advanced option of laparoscopic tissue removal which involves removal of an entire fibroid or uterus in a bag through laparoscopy by a method called Laparoscopic In-bag Morcellation. This procedure prevents contamination, spread, spillage and damage to nearby organs.
The hospital has also been recently recognized and accredited by FOGSI for conducting laparoscopic training courses for doctors. Many workshops and training sessions have been conducted by Dr. Mala Raj in the hospital by using laparoscopic endotrainers, lectures, video case presentations and live demonstration of surgeries.
Firm Hospitals is situated in a tranquil neighbourhood at Anna Nagar, Chennai. It provides a soothing ambience with state-of-the-art upgraded facility to provide the best in Women’s health care.
Firm Hospitals, apart from treating gynecological concerns in women also provide relief to women who fail to conceive naturally. The hospital is equipped with an advanced centre for Assisted Reproductive Technology to help couples struggling to conceive. The advanced centre offers IUI, IVF, ICSI, Laser Assisted Hatching and Surrogacy. The hospital has successfully delivered over 500 healthy IVF babies making families of these babies become proud parents.
With the hospitals holistic approach to womens healthcare in mind, it has now added one more specialty to its armamentarium – AESTHETIC GYNECOLOGY that will contribute to increasing comfort of everyday life and demonstrate a positive impact on intimate quality of life.
Firm Hospitals is the only centre in South India offering this service.
On the quality front, the hospital has been accredited by ISO 9001:2008 Certification and ICMR for its ART Clinic.
Besides this, the hospital also provides various value added services including free antenatal classes, physiotherapy, antenatal and post natal exercises etc.
Firm Hospitals Laparoscopic centre is committed to providing excellent and compassionate health care ranging from simple to advanced laparoscopic surgeries. It is well equipped with state of the art technology gadgets to make the procedure simple and safe. Complex surgeries are simplified with the skill and expertise of Dr. Mala Raj.
Firm Hospitals, rated as the best fertility centre in Chennai, we have created a private, comforting & compassionate treatment facility where patients receive individualized care from the best fertility doctor in Chennai and can feel at ease.
Antenatal care means how your health, and the health of your baby is monitored before your baby’s delivery. Once you realize or suspect your pregnancy, you should make an appointment with your Doctor to discuss your antenatal care. A sample of your urine is tested to confirm your pregnancy. Though, you may not need another pregnancy test if you have a positive result from a home test.
Urogynecology stands as a surgical sub-specialty of urology and gynecology. An Urogynecologist deals with the clinical problems associated with dysfunction of the pelvic floor and bladder. This includes the assessment and treatment of a variety of health conditions affecting women, including cystitis, stress incontinence and pelvic organ prolapse.
More than 30 lakh Indian women suffer from symptoms of pelvic relaxation and urinary incontinence. Cosmetic Gynecology or Intimate Aesthetic Surgery is a set of procedures performed either to improve the function of female sensitive parts, for appearance, or for both.
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We are very much glad to see Dr. Mala Raj As per my experience and got two abortion after my marriage but after came to Firm Hospital Dr. Mala Raj has given a nice counseling and a treatment. So I got convience with a normal treatment.
Dr. Mala Raj a gem of a person very kind heart treats a patients is a good manner. Her treatments makes a happiness in her life and due to her treatment we both blessed a princes in the Firm Hospitals. As and now we have to say about the firm hospitals. Really it is not a hospital and it is our second home they maintain their rooms etc in a displine manner. The HR Mrs.Pushpa Madam treats a baby like a friend and she baths a baby every day. The nurses Shiny, Shalini and Kalai, Lalitha, they treats a patient at a anytime without hindrena of a patient. They use to come with in a minute from our cal. They takes care of a baby as a friendly maner. "CHEERNESS IS THE SUNSHINE OF OUR LIFE" so if a need cheerness so please reach firm hospitals and consult Dr. Mala Raj for our life time gift "Baby". Reading Firm Hospitals will give us happiness. If we comes as a couple to he firm hospitals and while going home we will go as a parents. Baby a gift of god as well as achievement of Dr.Mala Raj.
I am glad and happy to share our happiness of having a baby boy (Cutest, adorable) by writing a few lines which cannot be completed cause this is the most wonderful movement given by Dr. Mala Raj to us. As a couple we visited her few months ago and me still can't believe our eyes and not able to digest the joy of being MOM and BAB. Dr. Mala Raj gifted us the future we were wanting to have.
Firm Hospitals, has become one second home. We do not see it as a hospital as it was like visiting our relations. Any one can deliver a baby. But the care and affection that one provides not only to the patient, but also towards the family separates a good hospital and the best. Firm Hospitals, as the name says, was very firm in providing us the care, love and affection that we were looking at. We are glad that we were under the constant care and expertise of Dr. Mala Raj. We cannot forget her in our life as to he was the one who gifted us one future and bundles of joy. Heartfelt thanks to you madam. We would a less like to thank the staff, be it pushpa madam or all the sisters we were shown the almost affection and care and they made us very happy and made it look like our home. Thanks especially to all the duty doctors and sisters for bearing with us and providing us the best hospitality ever. We are now very firm to recommend "FIRM HOSPITALS" to all our friends and relatives. Thanks Dr. Mala Raj and Team.
My colleque Mrs.Harini who is recommended this hospital. I was new to Chennai and the facilities Chennai. I searched for a good gynac who can see me at any emergency situation and I got a really good doctor. Dr. Mala Raj done the operation at correct time and save my precious little one and gave us a beautiful life. The nurses to be mentioned specially since they have done enormous amount if support both physically and mentally. Special to mention Mrs. Pushpa who gave me very specific and easy ideas to make my baby feed in a better way and helped the baby to wipe and clean since our baby is very small. All duty doctors used to come at correct interval to ensure our well being. Housekeeping also good. Thanks a ton for the excellent work Dr.Mala Raj and the team.
First off all I would like to thank for Doctor Mala Raj mam. We loved her carryness and supporting character. Every consultation I am very satisfied her treatment. Then she's advise is very usefull. I loved Doctor Mala Raj mam. Thank you so much mam. Pushpa mam was helping my baby's feeding then all sisters helped my baby. Hospital admosphere, room, toilet everything is very neat. Hospital room was cleaned daily. Doctor Service : Excellent, Duty Doctor : Excellent Nurse : Good House Keeping : Good
I came to know about firm hospital from Dr.Janaki who stays near my home and I have travelled with this hospital for 2 years and now we are happy to have a baby because of Dr. Mala Raj. We did not have child for past 7 years and once after we meet Dr.Mala Raj hope soon and our dreams have become true now. Dr.Mala Raj is very kind hearted person and she speaks to us well and makes all our hopes comes true. Very comfortable and good hospitality. All sisters are also very helping character. Bathing Facility and everything is good in this hospital. All duty doctors comes for a regular check up and they talk to us like friends. Thanks to one and all of the sisters, doctors and house keeping who work in the hospital for their best support given to us. Suggestion: Please change the type of food which u give for the patient. Patient not like to eat a coconut sabji for idiyappam and idly because coconut will not digest soon and it creates vomit sensation. And a very special thank you to Dr.Mala Raj
I am R.Aparna wish to mention the following few lines about my experience in this hospital. Although we are settled in Bangalore the main reason we chose this hospital is because of Dr.Mala Raj's experience and the facilities available in this hospital. I came to know about this hospital from my relative who had delivered a baby here. I started my treatment in this hospital during the 3rd month of my pregnancy right from day 1 felt extremely comfortable to talk to Dr.Mala Raj about my medical conditions. She clarified each and every query of mine. The hospital staff kept me well informed about the treatment process. Although we faced many anxious movements during my pregnancy almost care was taken to boost my confidence by winning the fear in my mind. Even before entering the operation theater the hope and confidence they provided helped me maintain my smile.
I would like to specialy thank the following staff members. A special thanks to Pushpa madam she not only rendered her service in a splendid way, she also gave advice for the well being of myself and my child. I also wish to thank kavitha, shalini and kali who were readily available even during the midnight and attended to all my service call with a smile. The cost is also affordable when compared to other hospitals in the city. We also started recommending this hospital, about the expertise and caring nature od Dr.Mala Raj and the facilities available in this esteemed hospital. The VISION AND MISSION of this hospital is well maintained. Am leaving this hospital along with my new born with full satisfaction.
We are so greatful and thankful to this doctor, without whose expertise our lives would have remained meaningless. There are no words to express our thanks to Dr.Mala Raj and the Team here. We shall never ever forget Dr.Mala Raj and Team.
She Strives with passion and determination to improve the status of women’s health care.