Dr. Alphy S. Puthiyidom is an esteemed gynecologist with extensive expertise in advanced and complex laparoscopic surgery and pelvic reconstructive surgery, boasting a career spanning over 15 years. Currently serving as the Head of the Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology at Mediclinic Welcare Hospital, she is renowned as a tertiary referral for challenging surgical cases.
Dr. Alphy completed her MD in Obstetrics and Gynecology and pursued a Fellowship in Minimally Invasive Surgery and Urogynecology at the prestigious Sunrise Institute of Medical Sciences in Kochi, India. She further enriched her skills through training in endometriosis and advanced laparoscopy at IRCAD in Strasbourg, France, and robotic surgery at Advent Health Nicholson Center in Florida, USA.
In recognition of her outstanding contributions, Mediclinic Welcare Hospital was accredited as a Centre of Excellence in Minimally Invasive Gynecology Surgery in 2023. Dr. Alphy herself was honored as a Master Surgeon and Surgeon of Excellence in Minimally Invasive Gynecology by the Surgical Rview Corporation in the United States.
Furthermore, Dr. Alphy received foundational training in infertility management and assisted reproductive techniques (ART) at the Institute of Reproductive Medicine in Kolkata, India, and trained in gynecological oncology at the Kidwai Memorial Institute of Oncology in Bangalore.
Throughout her career, Dr. Alphy has successfully performed over 10,000 advanced minimally invasive (keyhole) laparoscopic and hysteroscopic procedures. She possesses exceptional proficiency in handling complex cases such as severe and recurrent endometriosis and the removal of large and multiple fibroids. Her particular interest lies in assisting women affected by Uterine Fibroids and Endometriosis, demonstrating expertise in laparoscopic and hysteroscopic removal of large, multiple, and complicated fibroids. Notably, she has successfully removed a fibroid measuring 26 cm x 25 cm and weighing 3.1 kg through a laparoscopic procedure. Dr. Alphy prioritizes minimal scarring in her surgeries to enhance post-operative comfort and ensure optimal cosmetic outcomes.
Driven by her passion for treating women with Endometriosis and pelvic pain, Dr. Alphy is currently pursuing further education in Neuropelveology, an emerging discipline focused on pelvic nerve dysfunction.
Prior to joining Mediclinic, Dr. Alphy served as an Advanced Gynecological Laparoscopic Surgeon at a prominent private hospital in Dubai for three years. She also spent seven years at the Sunrise Institute of Medical Science in Kochi, India, a leading center for minimally invasive surgery.
Dr. Alphy is highly regarded as a skilled educator in minimally invasive techniques, having trained over 350 gynecologists from India, the Middle East, and Southeast Asia in laparoscopic gynecology and hysteroscopic procedures. She has been invited to speak at numerous international and national conferences and has served as surgical faculty, demonstrating various procedures in live endoscopic and laparoscopic surgical workshops.
Beyond her professional commitments, Dr. Alphy actively engages in health education for the general public, delivering numerous lectures and presentations, particularly on women’s health topics. She holds memberships in esteemed professional organizations, including the American Association of Gynecologic Laparoscopists, the European Society for Gynaecological Endoscopy, the European Urogynaecology Association, and the International Urogynecological Association.