Kamala Selvaraj

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Kamala Selvaraj
Kamala Selvaraj.JPG
Residence Chennai
Nationality Indian
Education MD DGO PhD
Occupation Obstetrician and gynecologist
Known for Commissioned the first test tube baby in South India

Gemini Ganesan (father)

Alamelu (mother)
Awards Best Lady Doctor award (1993)
Mahila Shironmani Award (1995)
Rajiv Gandhi Memorial National Integration Award (1995)

Kamala Selvaraj is an obstetrician and gynecologist from Tamil Nadu, India. Born to Tamil film actor Gemini Ganesan,[1] she commissioned the first test tube baby of South India in August 1990.[2] In 2002 she was awarded PhD for her thesis on "Premature Ovarian Failure and its management". She was also awarded the "Best Lady Doctor Award-1993" and "Rajiv Gandhi Memorial National Integration Award-1995".[3] More than 800 babies have been born as a result of assisted reproduction therapy conducted by her hospital.[4]


  1. ^ Warrier, Shobha (March 2005). "Rare sight: Rekha and her five sisters!". Rediff.com. Retrieved 5 September 2013. 
  2. ^ Thilaka Ravi (30 April 2009). "Dr. Kamala Selvaraj – A Pioneer in Infertility Treatment". medindia.net. Retrieved 30 September 2016. 
  3. ^ GEETA PADMANABHAN (19 January 2006). "Hope in the test tube". The Hindu. Retrieved 31 March 2013. 
  4. ^ Ramya Kannan (5 February 2006). "She is proud mother of over 800 babies now". The Hindu. Retrieved 30 September 2016.