The IVF industry is booming and there will be IVF clinic in all practicing Obstetrics and Gynaecology doctors’ clinics in the next 10-15 years. The global IVF services revenue market is projected to reach $22,467 million by 2025, growing at a CAGR of 9.8% from 2018 to 2025.
This sector is anticipated to exhibit significant market growth in the coming years, owing to rise in infertility rate, increase in trend of delayed pregnancies, surge in IVF success rate, and rise in disposable income worldwide.
One such sanatorium that works towards fulfilling the dream of motherhood for every female who is infertile is Barmade Hospital. Established in 2007 in the historic city of Latur; the hospital set up Latur Institute of Fertility & Endoscopy (LIFE IVF) in 2010. Barmade Hospital is a fastest growing hospital in Latur.
It is a fifty bedded hospital with exclusive Gynaecological and Obstetrics unit with ICSI set up, Endoscopy Unit, Sperm Bank, NICU (Neonatal Intensive Care Unit), Modular OT, Modular IVF Lab with AHU set up.
Successful Journey of Barmade Hospital
Barmade Hospital started out in 2004 with only a consulting room and went to become a full-fledged twenty bedded super-specialty hospital in 2007. The hospital has now reached to fifty beds within span of fourteen years because of blessings from 5,000 plus couples who received treatment and got success in infertility and their dream of parenthood being successfully completed. It has set up a unit in Latur (Marathwada zone); this is the only super-specialty IVF/ICSI modalities. The patient load of Barmade Hospital has tripled in last 3-4 years.
Skilful Visionary behind the Hospital
Instigated by Dr. Kalyan B. Barmade and Dr. Manisha K. Barmade, it caters to over two thousand OPD patients a month and 30-40 IVF / ICSI related services a month. Dr. Kalyan is Undergraduate and Post Graduate from esteemed KEM Hospital and N.Wadia Hospital, Mumbai. He is practicing in Latur since 2004. He has completed his specialization and training in IVF from ASSUTA University, Tel Aviv, Israel and from esteemed Dr. Nadkarni from Gujarat, respectively. Dr. Kalyan is one of the leading gynaecological endoscopic surgeons and fertility specialist in the country. His fields of expertise include hysteroscopy, laparoscopy, microsurgery, assisted reproduction and sonography. But above all from his vast experience as a surgeon, he has carved a niche for himself in his field of expertise. He believes that the prospectus in rural India is great, and there is a need for special clinics in rural India to give benefit to 70% of population staying in this part of the country.
Dr. Kalyan has single-handedly performed more than 8,000 advanced endoscopic surgeries. He asserts, “Latur fertility centre has given joy of motherhood to more than 5000 patients.” He has trained more than fifty doctors in laparoscopic surgeries, and has also extended his service nationally and internationally. He has conducted live endoscopic workshops and participated in various infertility and endoscopy workshops in India.
Unique Services at Barmade Hospital
The hospital provides a plethora of services to its patients. The Latur Fertility and Endoscopy center has a Test Tube Baby (IVF& ICSI) and Yashodip Sperm Bank. Apart from these the hospital also provides facilities that include;
- Two ICSI units
- IMSI (Intracytoplasmic Morphologically-selected Sperm Injection)
- Laser Hatching Services
- Embryoscope (Primo Vision) Services available at LIFE IVF
The Barmade Hospital is looking forward to the installation of CASA (Computer Assessment of Sperm Analysis) in the next few months. An integration of these services will improve success rate, while services like PGD will help to select genetically abnormality free baby in near future.
Awards and Achievements
Dr. Kalyan & Barmade Hospital has received many acclaims in field of Art & Endoscopy like;
- Rajiv Gandhi Gold Medal at Bangalore
- IMA STAR award at Latur, Icons of Latur Award by Lokmat Media
- IMA appreciation Award
- R. K. Menda trophy for community service project by IMA Maharashtra
Dr. Kalyan has been elected on IAGE (Indian Association of Gynaecology and Endoscopy) as executive committee member, AMOGS (All Maharashtra OBGYN Society) executive member, and MISAR (Maharashtra chapter of Indian society of assisted reproduction).
Working for a Social Cause
The hospital is planning for the successful integration of CASA, PGD/ PGS and other state-of-the-art services for poor patients in rural India. As a social initiative, the hospital has also done thousands of plantations in drought affected area of Latur. It organizes yearly two free camps for underprivileged people. Barmade Hospital has been contributing, for the past ten years, as a community service to maintain and educate village girls’ about menstruation hygiene, and anaemia.