Dr Anjali Malpani is a pioneer in the field of IVF and reproductive treatment. She has been an IVF specialist for over thirty years and is the founder-director of Malpani Infertility Clinic, Mumbai, one of India’s first private IVF clinics. She has treated couples from all over the world (from more than a hundred countries) and around fifteen thousand babies have been born as a result of her treatments.

She is Professor Emeritus at King Edward Memorial Hospital, Mumbai, which is one of the premier hospitals in India. 

She has funded an IVF center, the MAA IVF center, to provide free IVF treatment to poor infertile couples at her alma mater, KEM Hospital, one of India's leading government hospitals which will make IVF treatment affordable and accessible, and will also help train the next generation of gynecologists so they can do research on simplifying IVF for Indian conditions.

She has pioneered a number of innovative techniques in assisted reproductive technology in as documented in the Limca Book of Records.

  • She started India’s first sperm bank in 1990.
  • She achieved India’s first GIFT (gamete intra-fallopian transfer) pregnancy in 1991.
  • She achieved India’s first pregnancy through embryo adoption.
  • She achieved India’s first pregnancy through TESE-ICSI (testicular sperm extraction with intracytoplasmic sperm injection) in 1996.
  • She started Infertility Friends in 1997 which is India’s first support group for infertile couples.
  • She introduced the cutting-edge technique of PGD (preimplantation genetic diagnosis) in India in 1998.
  • She started India’s first website for infertile couples. (www.ivfindia.com)
  • She launched India’s first app for infertile couples. (www.myfertiletime.in)
  • She was the medical advisor for the hit movie, Vicky Donor, which was India’s first film that dealt with taboo topics of infertility and sperm donation.
  • She has been featured on several international and national TV channels including BBC, CBS, ABC, CNBC, CNN, Aljazeera, Zee TV, Sony, Star TV, Doordarshan, ABP news, AajTak, and NDTV.
  • She has been featured in many prominent newspapers including The Times of India, Indian Express, DNA, Dainik Bhaskar, Economic Times, Business Standard, The Statesman, The Hindu, Deccan Chronicle, and Telegraph. She has also been interviewed by prominent newspapers and magazines including India Today, The Week, Femina, Savvy, Grihshobha, The Sun, Daily Mail, and Newsweek.
  • She has recently written a book, "Tries, Sighs and Lullabies- The Untold Stories of Infertility”  which is published by Hay House, India. It describes the experiences which IVF patients go through, based on thirty three years of running Malpani Infertility Clinic.  While many books have described the medical minutiae of IVF, the emotional trauma which IVF patients go through is often hidden. In this book, she has tried to describe not just the actual treatments which are provided to the patients, but the human side of the pain and suffering that infertile couples go through in the privacy of their hearts and homes daily – and how IVF can help them to achieve their dreams. These stories will fill you with emotions that bring a smile to your lips and a tear to your eyes.
  • She has co-authored three books—How to Get the Best Medical Care, Successful Medical Practice: Winning Strategies for Doctors, and How to Have a Baby: A Guide for the Infertile Couple which was the first book written for infertile couples in India in 1994. It was a bestseller and has been translated into multiple languages.
  • She founded HELP (Health Education Library for People) in 1997 which is India’s first free patient education library. (www.healthlibrary.com)
  • She has founded MICE (Medical Innovations Creativity and Entrepreneurship) Labs at J. J. Hospital, Mumbai, to help medical students and junior doctors learn design thinking and come up with innovative solutions for patients. (www.micelabs.in)

Our Mission

She has funded an IVF center, the MAA IVF center, to provide free IVF treatment to poor infertile couples at her alma mater, KEM Hospital, one of India's leading government hospitals which will make IVF treatment affordable and accessible, and will also help train the next generation of gynecologists so they can do research on simplifying IVF for Indian conditions.