Prof. Duru Shah,
MD FRCOG FCPS FICS FICOG FICMCH DGO DFP
Dr. Duru Shah is the Director of Gynaecworld, the “CENTER for Women’s Health & Fertility”. She is currently the Founding President of the “The PCOS Society” (India), the Chair of the Council of Affiliated Menopause Societies (CAMS), IMS and the Chair of the “Metropolis Foundation”. She is a Member of the Board of Asia Pacific Initiative on Reproduction (ASPIRE). As she is passionate about women’s health, she is the current Chair of the “Metropolis” Foundation which is run by her family for empowering the youth of India especially girls and women.
Dr. Shah has occupied the highest position in the field of Obs. & Gyn. in India as the President of Federation of Obstetrics and Gynecological Societies of India, (FOGSI), she has been the President of “The Indian Menopause Society”, the “Chair of the Indian College of Obstetricians & Gynecologists (ICOG)” and the “President of the Indian Society for Assisted Reproduction (ISAR)”. On the International front, she served as a Member of the Ethics Committee of FIGO for 6 years between 2010-2016 and has also been the “Director of Digital Education”, the “Chair of the IMPART Program” and a member of the Board of The International Menopause Society for 8 years between 2012- 2019. She is the immediate past Chair of the “ASPIRE Special Interest Group (SIG) on Reproductive Endocrinology & PCOS, and has been the International Advisor of ESHRE’s Special Interest Group “Safety & Quality in ART” (SQART).
Dr. Shah’s areas of interest are Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility. She has lectured extensively both nationally and internationally and created excellent academic programs for postgraduate students and clinicians in the field of PCOS, Menopause and Assisted Reproduction. Dr. Shah is a Member on the Editorial Board of various International and National Journals.
Dr. Shah has been the proud recipient of many Orations, Awards and Honours, the most prominent being the “FIGO-Distinguished Merit Award” being the first and only Indian Recipient of this Prestigious Award and has been conferred the “Honorary Fellowship of the Royal College of Obstetrics & Gynecology”. She received the “Mahatma Award 2021” for Social Responsibilities and Gender Equality and she has been conferred with the Life time Achievement Awards for excellence in the field of Infertility and women’s health by ISAR and FOGSI in 2021.