Arc International Fertility Research Centre was founded by Dr. Saravanan Lakshmanan as a primary care facility in 2004. Due to his commitment to excellence, strict adherence to medical ethics, and exceptional patient care, the hospital established an impressive reputation and was later recognised as one of the best hospitals in Chennai, India. The hospital then expanded and transformed into a specialised fertility centre focusing on helping reproductively challenged couples improve their chances of realising their dream of having their own family using state-of-the-art medical technologies and advanced methodologies.
Dr. Lakshmanan is an experienced embryologist and infertility specialist with over 18 years of experience. He completed his clinical andrology fellowship and specialises in treating male infertile partners. The centre’s co-founder, Dr. Mahalakshmi Saravanan, complements his expertise by focusing on providing treatment for female infertility. She is a consultant obstetrician and gynaecologist with over 15 years of experience. Her areas of expertise include high-risk pregnancy, advanced laparoscopic surgeries, therapeutic hysterectomies, and advanced fertility treatments. By combining their expertise and years of experience with available innovations and technologies, they aim to deliver the finest in infertility care.
<p>Dr. Mahalakshmi Saravanan is a gynaecologist, an obstetrician, and infertility specialist practicing in Chennai, India. Her services include in vitro fertilisation (IVF), intracytoplasmic sperm injection (ICSI), diagnostic and operative laparoscopy/hysteroscopy, sperm aspiration, and intrauterine insemination (IUI). </p> <p>She completed her MBBS at the Rajah Muthiah Medical College (RMMC) Chidambaram and postgraduate qualifications in obstetrics and gynaecology at the Sri Ramachandra Institute of Higher Education and Research in Chennai. She then pursued her DNB fellowship at the Apollo Hospital and later on, founded the ARC International Fertility & Research Centre where she now focuses on providing fertility treatments.</p>
<p>Dr. Lakshmanan Saravanan graduated with an MBBS degree from Rajah Muthiah Medical College (India). With a keen interest in fertility medicine, he pursued his Diploma in Clinical Embryology from Chettinad University in 2012. </p> <p>He started his private practice by establishing Abhijay Hospital, a primary care clinic in Chennai. Because of his determination and commitment to providing exceptional, international standards patient care, the hospital expanded and now known as Arc International Fertility Research Centre, an International Standards Organisation-accredited medical facility specialising in providing infertility solutions to both local patients and medical travellers in India. Under his leadership, Arc International Fertility Research Centre was given the Best Fertility Centre Award by Hon. Governor Dr. Rosiah in 2013 and 2014. </p> <p>Dr. Lakshmanan Saravanan is a member of the Indian Medical Association, Indian Society of Assisted Reproduction (ISAR), Indian Fertility Society (IFS), the European Society of Human Reproduction and Embryology (ESHRE), and the American Society of Reproductive Medicine.</p>