Dr. Madhutandra Sarkar obtained M.B.B.S. degree from the Calcutta National Medical College and Hospital, University of Calcutta, India. She completed postgraduate residency training in Obstetrics and Gynecology at the Nilratan Sircar Medical College and Hospital, University of Calcutta, India. She was further trained in Community Medicine at the All India Institute of Hygiene and Public Health, Kolkata, India, and obtained M.D. in Community Medicine. She worked as Demonstrator of Community Medicine at the Nilratan Sircar Medical College and Hospital, Kolkata, India. During her tenure in the above post, she worked as Research Fellow in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology of St. Francis Hospital and Medical Center, Hartford, Connecticut, USA. She was involved with several projects while working at the St. Francis Hospital and Medical Center, namely scope of conservative management in postmenopausal simple ovarian cysts, etc. On her return to India, she joined as Assistant Professor of Community Medicine at the Chettinad Hospital and Research Institute, Chettinad University, Chennai, India. Currently she holds the same appointment. She has taught medical students, residents and paramedical personnel. She has conducted extensive research on gynecological malignancies, domestic violence against women, menstrual hygiene, reproductive tract infections, twin pregnancy, to mention a few. She has published a number of highly cited articles in indexed national and international journals, including European Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology and Reproductive Biology, Journal of Cancer Education, Asian Pacific Journal of Cancer Prevention, etc. She has served as a reviewer of many peer-reviewed national and international journals. Her biography has been included in Who’s Who in the World, 32nd Edition, 2015 published by Marquis Who’s Who as a recognition of her work and contribution in her field of endeavor. She is a member of various professional societies, including Asian Pacific Organization for Cancer Prevention and Indian Association of Preventive and Social Medicine.
All aspects of women’s health with specific focus on gynecological malignancies, domestic violence against women, reproductive tract infections, maternal health, etc.