Dr. Kamini Rao

Dr. Kamini Rao
IVF & Infertility Specialist, Bangalore


  • 2 Hospitals
  • 36 Years Experience

Dr. Kamini A. Rao is one of the well-known In Vitro Fertilization (IVF) and Infertility specialists not only of the city of Bengaluru, but also the state of Karnataka. She is one of the well-known pioneers in the field of Assisted Reproduction in the country who has helped thousands of couples who were unable to conceive and have a child of their own.

Dr. Kamini A. Rao is the Chairperson of the International Institute for Training and Research in Reproductive Health - a charitable organization that is focused mainly on education, training, and research. She is presently the Medical Director of Milann - The Fertility Center, which was hitherto known as BACC Healthcare Pvt. Ltd.

Dr. Kamini Rao has specialized in gynecology and obstetrics (women & pregnancy care), and infertility treatment & assisted reproductive techniques. Her area of special interest is assisted laser hatching, high risk pregnancies, in vitro fertilization (IVF), intrauterine insemination (IUI), intra-cytoplasmic sperm injection (ICSI), in vitro fertilization - embryo transfer (IVF-ET).

Dr. Kamini Rao holds a very distinguished record of achievements. She served as:

  • President of the Federation of Obstetrics & Gynecological Societies of India in 2000.
  • President of the Indian Society of Assisted Reproduction during 2006-2008.
  • Chairperson of the FIGO Women's Sexual & Reproductive Rights Committee - 2008-2009.
  • Presently a Member of the National Advisory Committee on Assisted Reproductive Technology
  • Presently Member of the Ministry of Health & Family Welfare
  • Presently Member of the National Apex Committee for Stem Cell Research and Therapy
  • Presently the Editor-in-Chief of the International Journal for Infertility and Fetal Medicine.

Dr. Kamini A. Rao, who holds an illustrious clinical and research career in reproductive medicine specializing in reproductive endocrinology, ovarian physiology, and assisted reproductive technology, has been conferred the esteemed Padma Shri award.


  • IVF & Infertility

  • Obstetrics and Gynecology

  • Gynecology


  • Reproductive Endocrinology
  • Ovarian Physiology
  • Assisted Reproductive Technology
  • Reproductive Medicine
  • Fallopian Transfer
  • Intra Cytoplasmic Sperm Injection
  • Laser Assisted Hatching
  • Endoscopy
  • Feto Maternal Medicine
  • Fetal Medicine


  • School Education at Bishop Cotton Girls' High School, Bangalore.
  • Medical  Education at St. John's Medical College, Bangalore,  and Vanivilas Bangalore
  • Post Graduate Diploma from Medical Law and Ethics, 2000
  • MBBS, 1977
  • DGO, 1979
  • FICOG, 1998
  • FNAMS, 2005
  • DORCP, 1983 
  • DCh, 1985
  • MRCOG, 1985
  • M.Ch, 1986
  • FRCOG, 1998

Practice Information

Milann - The Fertility Center, Bangalore

Milann - The Fertility Center, Bangalore

#1109, Fortuna II, 11th Main Road, 5th Block, Jayanagar, Bangalore, Karnataka - 560041

Milann, Bangalore

Milann, Bangalore

#7 East Park Road, Kumara Park East, Shivananda Circle, Bangalore, Karnataka - 560001

Patient Experience

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Achievements & Contributions

  • Dr. Kamini Rao is credited with the birth of India's first SIFT baby and South India's first ICSI and Assisted Hatching baby
  • Karnataka State Award (Rajyotsava Award) for invaluable service in the field of medicine
  • Vidya Ratan Award for invaluable service in the field of medicin 
  • Lifetime Achievement Honours Tribute Award, for dedicated service to the Nation & Profession, from the Vivekananda Institute of Human Excellence, Hyderabad
  • Aryabhatta Award from the Aryabhatta Cultural Organisation for excellence in the field of medicine
  • B.C. Roy District Award from the Shimoga district unit of Indian Medical Association
  • Lifetime Achievement Award from the Bangalore Society of Obstetrics & Gynecology Lifetime Achievement Award from the Federation of Obstetric & Gynecological Societies of India 
  • Andology Laboratory Manual 
  • FOGSI-RCH Training Manual (FOGSI)
  • The infertility Manual
  • Current Concepts in Perinatology (FOGSI)
  • Amniotic Fluid 
  • FOGSI Focus - Safe Abortions
  • A Handbook of Prenatal Diagnosis Reproductive Genetics
  • Chorionic Villus Sampling
  • An Introduction to Genetics & Fetal Medicine
  • President, Federation of Obstetric & Gynaecological Societies of India (FOGSI) (2000-2001)
  • President, Indian Society for Assisted Reproduction (2006-2008)
  • Member, National Advisory Committee on Assisted Reproductive Technology(2006 to 2009)
  • Member, National Apex Committee for Stem Cell Research and Therapy(2010-To date)
  • Chairperson, Women’s Sexual & Reproductive Rights Committee, International ObGyn Federation (FIGO) (2006-2009)
  • India’s Representative to the International Federation of Obstetrics & Gynecology (2003 to 2006)
  • India’s Representative to the Asia Oceania Federation of Obstetrics & Gynecology (2001 to 2003)
  • Chair person of the International Institute for Training & Research in Reproductive Health ( IIRH )
  • President of Bangalore Society of Obstetrics & Gynaecology (BSOG), 1998