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Dr. Supriya Puranik is a highly experienced gynaecologist in Pune with over a decade of experience treating women’s health issues. Oophorectomy is one of the many procedures she specializes in to improve her patient’s quality of life.

What is Oophorectomy?

Oophorectomy (or ovariectomy) is a surgical procedure aimed to remove one or both ovaries, which are two small organs on either side of the uterus that produce hormones and eggs for reproduction. Oophorectomy may be recommended for various medical conditions, such as:

Dr. Supriya Puranik evaluates each patient’s medical history and overall health condition to determine which type of Oophorectomy suits them. There are three types of oophorectomies:

  • Unilateral Oophorectomy – involves the removal of just one ovary
  • Bilateral Oophorectomy – involves removal of both ovaries
  • Salpingo-oophorectomy – involves the removal of both the ovaries and fallopian tubes

During the procedure, Dr. Supriya ensures that her patient’s safety and comfort remain her primary focus. Her dedicated staff assisted her in providing a relaxed atmosphere during the entire process.

Risks and Benefits of Oophorectomy

As with any surgery, there are potential risks involved with Oophorectomy; these include adverse reaction to anaesthesia, heavy bleeding, infection, damage to nearby organs, bladder problems and urinary incontinence issues.

Before undergoing Oophorectomy, Dr. Supriya Puranik discusses these risks in detail with every patient so they understand what might happen during their procedure.

On the other hand, there are also many potential benefits associated with undergoing this procedure; some of these include pain relief from ovarian cysts or endometriosis, improved fertility due to removal of polyps or fibroids blocking passageways or scar tissues obstructing egg passage out of the fallopian tube or reduced risk of developing certain cancers including ovarian cancer due to removal.

Recovery and Care

Successful recovery from Oophorectomy is essential to ensure the patient can quickly return to normal activities. After the surgery, our team provides close monitoring and post-operative care, involving regular checkups and follow-up calls throughout the healing process. Additionally, we always encourage the patients to be aware of any symptoms related to underlying conditions that require medical attention.

Emotional Support

Undergoing Oophorectomy can be an emotional experience for many women; therefore, our team provides adequate emotional support and counselling. This includes referrals for mental health resources and community support groups where patients can connect with other women with similar experiences.

Schedule an Appointment

If you are considering having an Oophorectomy or have any questions, contact our clinic for treatment or consultation. With her many years of experience in treating gynaecological issues compassionately, Dr. Supriya Puranik ensures that each of her patients has access to the highest quality care available.

About Doctor


Dr. Supriya Puranik

Gynaecologist & IVF Specialist

Often known as the last glimmer of hope for people who have lost all hope for conceiving a child, Dr. Supriya Puranik is a leading gynaecologist, high-risk obstetrician and Head of IVF & Gynaecology department at Ankura Hospital, Pune

Patient Reviews

Patient Reviews & Feedback

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  • Om Kadel

She is excellent. And as a goddess for my family. After long time I m blessed with twins baby due to her efforts only. She used to boost me with lots of positive thoughts whenever I lost the hope. You are too supportive mam. Thanks a lot.

Even the hospital staff, Nurses, mousis,house keeping staffs are at your step when ever needed when I was admitted.

The food provided is well planned according to the diet of patients by mam. Thank you very much mam for this turn over in my life after 12 years of marriage.

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  • Ashwini Sonawane

Dr. Supriya Puranik’s mam is very sweet person I have ever met. She is very caring, her ever smiling face always gives you positive wives. Staff is also very helpful and care taking during delivery, the best hospitality service I would say…
Thank you so much Dr Puranik Mam and Team. keep up the good work


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