The first fertility hospital in India to be graded in the HCO category.



The first fertility hospital in India to be graded in the HCO category.

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“Our fertility clinic is committed to perfecting the technological advances in healthcare and fertility management services. We update the professional skills of our team through a process of continuous training and reviews”.

Multi-disciplinary team of experienced fertility doctors, nurses and other supporting staff at CIMAR will make your fertility treatment personalised and their skill and experience will achieve the best possible outcome for you.

Wherever you are, we make your fertility treatment easy. Our fertility clinics at four different locations make it convenient for you.

CIMAR Cochin is a more peaceful and comforting experience. We have chosen the banks of Cheranellore river as one of the location for our fertility clinic. The strategic location of this fertility clinic is easily accessible from the city of Kochi and at the same time, provides a retreat-like experience. The quietness of the place is calming and refreshing and adds immense value.

Centre for Infertility Management & Assisted Reproduction

Fertility Clinic at – Cochin | Edappal | Coimbatore | Dubai | Thiruvalla

Centre for Infertility Management & Assisted Reproduction


Fertility Clinic at – Cochin | Edappal | Coimbatore | Dubai | Thiruvalla


Fertility Clinic

The first in vitro fertilisation centre (IVF) and fertility clinic of northern Kerala was launched in September 1996 as a project of Edappal Hospitals (P) Ltd, Edappal. In fact, it was the Infertility Division of the Obstetrics and Gynecology department of this hospital who did pioneering work in endoscopy and related fields which was transformed into CIMAR, when the IVF facilities were added. Naturally CIMAR became the leader in infertility treatment in northern Kerala.


Generally, worldwide it is estimated that one in seven couples have problems conceiving, ….

Fetomaternal Medicine

Our FM Unit is unique and probably the first and only unit …

Endoscopic Surgery

An Endoscopy procedure means looking inside and typically refers to …

High Risk Pregnancy

Pregnancy is one of the most exciting and happy phase of women’s life…

Obstetrics and Gynaecology

Being a world class fertility centre, it is needless to say that …


Our neonatology department ensures that the precious little one to them goes home safe …

Mind Body Medicine

Happy and successful marriages are based on mutual respect, ..


A fully equipped cyto-genetic lab aids both the FMU and the infertility unit. The genetic lab ..

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Obstetrics and Gynecology

The common gynecological problems we cater to include adolescent gynecological problems (PCOD, irregular bleeding), abnormal uterine bleeding, ovarian cysts, fibroid, endometriosis, pelvic infections, prolapse uterus, ….

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Laparoscopic Hysterectomy

Most patients are suitable for laparoscopic hysterectomy except those for whom cancer is suspected or already diagnosed.  Some people with history of previous surgeries or extensive diseases may also require open surgery.


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Anterior Prolapse

Prolapse means an organ has moved from its original position to a lower position due to loss of its supports.  Prolapse uterus means uterus has moved down from its original position inside the pelvic bone to ………


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Laparoscopic Myomectomy

Myomectomy is the surgery to remove the fibroids which are noncancerous growths in the uterus.  When this is done through key hole surgery, it is called laparoscopic myomectomy.


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Cervical Cancer

Cervical cancer may not produce any symptoms in the very early stages. Unusual vaginal bleeding including bleeding after sexual intercourse, unusual vaginal discharge, pain in the pelvis can be the symptoms of cervical cancer.
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Chromosomal abnormalities can happen in any cell in the body when egg and sperm cells are being made, during early fetal development, or after birth. A routine cytogenetic analysis involves evaluating 15 to 20 cells to ……

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Cytogenetics Samples

The availability of molecular tools has expanded the resolution and capability of cytogenetic analysis. The CIMAR cytogenetics facility accepts a variety of samples for karyotyping, FISH as well as  polymerase chain ……..

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Genetic Disorders

Genetic disorders of the sex chromosome (like disorders of the autosomes) can be either numerical or structural, and can be present in all cells or in a mosaic form. Samples can be referred for a wide variety of ……..

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Abnormal Puberty

Puberty is the period of growth that bridges childhood to adulthood and results in physical and sexual maturity as well as the capacity for reproduction. Significant pathology can result in both advanced and delayed ……

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Prenatal Diagnosis

There may be unpleasant outcome for the fetus or the mother or both, if the couple had not done the prenatal diagnosis. Congenital anomalies account for 20 to 25% of perinatal deaths. Prenatal diagnosis employs ….

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This test can detect loss or gain of material in any region of any chromosome as well as both balanced and unbalanced structural rearrangements such as translocations and inversions. It is also known as chromosome analysis.

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Fluorescence in situ hybridization (FISH)

For male infertility, screening tool like Sperm FISH is used for counseling couples with male factor infertility. The analysis can also be undertaken as a rapid investigation for whole chromosome trisomy 13,18 or 21.

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Chromosome Abnormalities

Half of the first-trimester miscarriages are caused by fetal chromosome abnormalities diagnosed by conventional techniques. Techniques such as chromosomal comparative genomic hybridization ……..

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Infertility Treatment

Statistics say that about eighty percent of the couple that approach for infertility treatment can be treated by counselling alone and it is only twenty percent of them that require some form of infertility treatment.

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Infertility is not a disease but a condition where in a particular couple is not able to conceive. Infertility problems in a couple can be due to either the woman or the man, or it can be even due to problems in both partners.

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Infertility Diagnosis

Infertility diagnosis is performed initially, by collecting complete medical history and physical examination. It will then followed by diagnostic tests for infertility. The common tests are urine tests, blood tests, hormone levels testing etc.

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Infertility Causes

As the age increases the ovarian reserve (total no of eggs) in the ovary will significantly come down (especially after 33 years) and there seems to be issues in women like fibroid, endometriosis etc which are more common …..

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IVF Treatment Procedures

IVF (Invitro Fertilisation) refers to a procedure where women’s egg are removed and fertilized with man’s sperm outside the body in the laboratory. The embryos thus formed are then put back into the uterus to achieve pregnancy.

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Intra Uterine Insemination (IUI)

IUI and AI are one and the same fertility treatment. A small tube is used to place specially washed sperm directly into the uterus. While fertility drugs are not always used during IUI, most doctors choose to use ……

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IVF Treatment

While every fertility clinic’s IVF protocol will be slightly different and IVF treatment are adjusted for a couple’s individual needs, here is a step-by-step breakdown of what generally takes place during an IVF treatment cycle.

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Ovarian Hyperstimulation Syndrome (OHSS)

With ovarian hyperstimulation syndrome (OHSS), though, the ovaries become dangerously enlarged with fluid. This fluid can leak in to the belly and chest area, leading to complications. If your doctor suspects that you’re …….

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Female Infertility

Female infertility include problems with ovulation, damage to fallopian tubes or uterus or problems with cervix. Age is another major issue that contribute to infertility because when a women ages, her fertility naturally tends to decrease.

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Male Infertility

Anything that effect the hypothalamus pituitary endocrine system which regulates the sperm production can be detrimental. There are also a wide variety of physical problems like varicocele, hydrocele, ……

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Ovulation Analysis

Ovulation analysis is the process by which the fertility is assessed to find the fertile window and general assessment. Various methods exist for ovulation testing. Various methods exist for ovulation testing. Antibody …..

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It is used to know whether the fallopian tubes of the patient are blocked and whether blockage is at the junction of tube of uterus (proximal) or at the distal end. Radiographic contrast dye is injected into uterine cavity …….

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Cryopreserving agents that minimize damage to the cells during freezing and thawing process. Semen cryopreservation also called sperm banking is a procedure to preserve sperm cells. Women’s eggs (oocytes) are extracted, ……

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Fertility Ultrasound Assessment

Transvaginal sonography is one of the indispensable investigation as far as infertility patient is concerned. It is non-invasive and the single test that parallels to clinical assessment. Assessing the antral follicle count/ovarian …..

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Fertility Age

As the women gets older the incidence of chromosomally abnormal eggs increases dramatically. The mecoha spindle is a critical component of eggs that is involved in organising the chromosome pair so that proper ……

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Semen Analysis

All the macroscopic parameters in semen analysis, denote the functional capacity of the necessary male organs namely seminal vesicles, prostate and whether or if the whole tract from testes to the urethra is patent.

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Laparoscopy in Infertility Treatment

In general, semen analysis, hysterosalpingogram, assessment of ovulation and ovarian reserve should be the initial investigations and if no cause of infertility found, laparoscopy should be done. Performed under general ….

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Maternal-fetal Medicine Specialist

They act both as a consult during lower-risk pregnancies, and as the primary obstetrician in, especially, high-risk pregnancies. The perinatologist may work closely with pediatricians or neonatologists after the birth.

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Maternal-fetal Medicine

A group of committed obstetricians, radiologists, geneticists and neonatologists ensure that both the mother and child successfully complete their 9 month long journey from pregnancy to motherhood. If the …..

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Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU)

The NICU combines advanced technology and skilled health care professionals to provide specialized care for babies. Twins, triplets, and other multiples often are admitted to the NICU, as they tend to be born ……..


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Every delivery at CIMAR is conducted in the presence of the neonatology doctor so as to ensure the timely resuscitation of the baby if at all the need arises. High risk pregnancy babies are managed in our well …….


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If a newborn is premature or has a serious illness or injury or birth defect a neonatologist may assist at the time of delivery and in the subsequent care of newborn.  neonatologist specializes in providing care in complex ……


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NICU Facilities

Babies will be closely monitored throughout their stay in the NICU. This means wires, tubes, patches, probes, and machines – which can all be scary. Knowing that it’s all for their own good, and understanding a little …..


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Kangaroo Mother Care

Care of preterm or low birth weight infants by placing the infants in skin to skin contact with the mother or any other caregiver. Babies get protected against cold stress and hypothermia. The heart and …….


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One, two, or three very small cuts in the abdomen, through which the doctor inserts a laparoscope and specialized surgical instruments. Allows your doctor to see the abdominal organs and sometimes make ……


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₹ 95,000

Cesarean 4 nights in standard room at the time of delivery All routine obstetric consultations (limited to 14 visits) All routine medicines inclusive of post discharge medications for 30 days (iron, calcium, folic acid) Routine lab test – HB, blood RE, urine RE, OGTT, BG, Serology, TFT, combined test, cross match Routine scans – 12 weeks, 20 weeks, 2 scans advised by the doctor (limited to 4) CTG (limited to-4) Physiotherapy consultations -2 Dietician consultations -2 Procedure charges Post natal doctor visits for 3 days 1 Post natal ……………..





₹ 55,000

Normal delivery • 3 nights in standard room at the time of delivery • All routine obstetric consultations (limited to 14 visits) • All routine medicines inclusive of post discharge medications for 30 days (iron, calcium, folic acid) • Routine lab test – HB, blood RE, urine RE, OGTT, BG, Serology, TFT, combined test, cross match • Routine scans – 12 weeks, 20 weeks • CTG (limited to-4) • Physiotherapy consultations -2 • Dietician consultations -2 • Procedure charges • Post natal doctor visit for 3 days • 1 Post natal review (after 15 days from discharge – OBG) ………



₹ 1,30,000

Normal/ epidural/Caesarean • 4 nights in suite room at the time of delivery • All routine obstetric consultations (limited to 14 visits) • All routine medicines inclusive of post discharge medications for 30 days (iron, calcium, folic acid) • Routine lab test – HB, blood RE, urine RE , OGTT, BG, Serology, TFT, combined test, cross match • Routine scans – 12 weeks, 20 weeks/ additional by OB-(limited to 4) • CTG –(limited to 4) • Physiotherapy consultations -2 • Dietician consultations -4 • Procedure charges • Post natal doctor visits for 3 days • 1 Post natal ……………….


Suchithra KpSuchithra


3, October 2018

“I am having pcos, thyroid, irregular mensuration and some other hormone complications. It was clear in the scanning report also but the Cimar team never mentioned about it and told me that am perfectly alright and gave me positive energy. I followed their instructions and within 2months I conceived. I had never expected See more

Ammu Bijoy


13, May 2015

“Excellent staff and very good service.. i highly recommend this hospital for any infertility related issues. We r bleesed with twins… Thanking Dr Parushuraman and team in infertility and Dr Bijoy and team in FETO for their excellent service..”

11, November 2018

“Very good service. I can say excellent, comparing to any other hospital in Cochin. 9/10 Nurses are kind and pleasing. Open minded caring staff without any drama. Doctor (Dr. Divya Jose)which we consulted was very kind, mild nature with good knowledge. During delivery the service was smart and quick with real care. See more



9, October 2018

“I had my delivery on feb10, 2016 blessed with a cute baby girl and she is now 2years. But now also when i am in cochin i consult dr. Divya for gynec issues and dr. Thomas or dr. Rohin for pediatric cases. I feel 100per satisfied and confident when i came there especially seeing there smiling faces and caring they gave See more


Dr. Meenu Batra Parasuram

Dr. Meenu Batra Parasuram MBBS, DMRD


Dr. Meenu Batra Parasuram, Consultant Radiologist, Dept of Feto-Maternal Medicine (Maternal–fetal medicine) at CIMAR Cochin and Edappal Hospitals Pvt Ltd. Doctor is also In charge of Department of Genetics.

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Dr. Bijoy Balakrishnan

Dr. Bijoy Balakrishnan, MS (OBG)

Consultant Obstetrician

Dr. Bijoy is the Specialist Lead Consultant, Fetal Medicine Unit, CIMAR (Edappal and Cochin) since 2007. The Fetal Medicine Unit deals with 5,500 deliveries annually, of which 30 % are high-risk pregnancies.

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Dr. Parasuram Gopinath

Dr. Parasuram Gopinath MS (OBG)

Consultant & Scientific Director – CIMAR Cochin

Dr. Parasuram Gopinath completed his post-graduation in Obstetrics and Gynecology, his work has been mainly focused on infertility and embryology. He had undergone further training in Advanced Reproductive Techniques like Oocyte Cryopreservation, IMSI, IVM etc. from several centers in Singapore, Germany & Canada.

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Dr. K.K. Gopinathan


Founder Chairman and Executive Director

Dr. K.K. Gopinathan has carried out more than 25,000 Laparoscopic Surgeries including sterilization. Recognized as the first Laparoscopic Surgeon of Kerala state Health Service and has supervised over 100,000 deliveries.

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CIMAR Patient Testimony

Bijo Thomas & Sigi Bijo


By God’s grace we got a baby girl on 16th October 2017 by the help of Cimar Hospital. We congratulate nursing staffs, PRO’s for giving us special care on our hospital days. We have consulted many hospitals, but we didn’t get a positive response from any of the hospital except Cimar Cochin. This hospital is a blessings & hope for all who dont have a kid yet.





We are eternally grateful to you doctor for your tireless efforts and dedication. Your pioneering work lead us to commensurate results. Your expertise and excellence made a mark of its own. Your goodwill and rapport ………..

CIMAR Testimony

Sminu and Neeraja

My surgery took place in a really relaxed and professional ambient. I’m really happy with the results.

CIMAR Testimony


Thank you Dr. Bijoy and his team and the entire CIMAR staff for bearing with my paranoia throughout the pregnancy and for making our journey to parenthood, an event to cherish and remember always.


News and Events

MOM Newsletter

MOM Newsletter


Every pregnant women wants to find out her baby is fine as soon as she gets pregnant. To know the baby is doing well, good prenatal care is very important. Till recently the prenatal care is was more focused on the ……….


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Surrogacy Mathrubhumi News

Surrogacy, Mathrubhumi News

ഷഷ്ടിപൂര്‍ത്തിയുടെ പടിവാതില്‍ക്കല്‍ എത്തിനില്‍ക്കെ വി.എസ്. അനില്‍കുമാറിനും രത്‌നമ്മയ്ക്കും കൈവന്നത് ഇരട്ടക്കുട്ടികളുടെ സൗഭാഗ്യം. 31 വര്‍ഷത്തെ കാത്തിരി………..പ്രമുഖ നിരൂപകനും ചിന്തകനുമായ എം.എന്‍. വിജയന്‍ മാഷിന്റെ മകനായ വി.എസ്.
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Surrogacy Mathrubhumi News


“Always expect the worst so that you never get disappointed”, was the quote that kept hopes of retired professor Mr. Anil Kumar alive and seek fertility treatment over 20 years. Anil Kumar, a writer and a poet in Malayalam and Rathnamma tried all kinds of treatment methods, including Ayurveda, Siddha, ……….
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Male Infertility

Male Infertility

Male infertility is on an alarming rise in Kerala due to changing lifestyles, excessive stress, environ-mental and behavioral problems, hormonal imbalances, genetic disorders and psychological issues. The trend is being increasingly noticed in the IT sector, according to a study by Kochi-based infertility centre, CIMAR.
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Advanced Laser Treatment for Monochorionic Twin Pregnancies

Laser Treatment for Monochorionic Twin Pregnancies

The Centre for Infertility Management and Assisted Reproduction (CIMAR) has launched facility to treat cases related to monochorionic pregnancy at its centre in Kochi. Cimar has introduced new treatment towards complications of monochorionic twin pregnancies.
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CIMAR Cochin
Unit of Edappal Hospitals Pvt. Ltd.,
Cheranaloor Thykkavu Bus Stop, Tippu Sulthan Road,
Cheranellore, Ernakulam District, Kerala, Pin – 682034
India. Phone : +91 484 4134444, 4134404 / 406
Email : Emergency No. 07560884444


CIMAR Coimbatore
2nd Floor Manu Hospital, 1, Paari Nagar,
Sungam Bye-pass Road,
Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, Pincode – 641045
Phone: +91 9677765813 +91 422 6474050


CIMAR Edappal
Edappal Hospitals Pvt. Ltd.
Pattambi Road, Edappal, Pincode – 679 576
Malappuram District, Kerala, India
Phone : +91 494 2680755 / 2660200
Email :

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