The Managing Director and Founder Chairman of ARC International Fertility and Research Centre, Tamil Nadu, India, Dr. Saravanan Lakshmanan is a pioneer in the field of medicine. With an unrivalled dedication, focus and hard work, he along with his wife Dr. Mahalakshmi Saravanan, has lifted the status of ARC to multispecialty fertility research centre, from the primary care centre it was, a little over a decade ago. Now the centre has branches in Vellore, Egmore, Coimbatore, Tirunelveli and Perumbur and Perungudi.
With a fellowship in Clinical Andrology, Dr. Saravanan Lakshmanan is specialised in treating male infertility. A gold medal for his work in Embryology Program, awarded by the honourable Governor of Tamil Nadu, is an added feather on his cap of many achievements. A vision to create a mark in infertility treatment and research in the global arena, has him contributing consistently to research and advanced technologies in the field. The systematic approach, transparent care and stern observance of medical ethics at the hospital has ensured a vast clientele of local and international patients.
An association with ICMR (Indian Council of Medical Research) in the field of clinical research in infertility and other medical specialty treatments, enhancing medical tourism and increasing the scope of fertility research in India are some of his long-term goals.
Dr. Mahalakshmi Saravanan
The Founder Director of ARC International Fertility and Research Centre, Tamil Nadu, India, Dr. Mahalakshmi Saravanan is a leading gynaecologist and consultant obstetrician. With an experience of over 15 years in the medical field, she is highly proficient in laparoscopy, hysteroscopy, obstetrics, gynaecology and infertility treatments. Several research articles in international research journals, about 15000 successfully treated couples and more than 6000 normal deliveries or caesarean surgeries are all a testament to her efficiency and skill.
Therapeutic hysteroscopies, advanced laparoscopic surgeries, high risk pregnancies, and advanced fertility treatments are her main forte. She is an approved member of all leading global medical associations like Indian Medical Association (IMA), Indian Fertility Society, Indian Society of Assisted Reproduction (ISAR), American Society of Reproductive Medicine (ISRM), European Society of Human Reproduction and Embryology (ESHRE).
Accessibility of treatment, irrespective of the economic status, advanced and expert infertility treatments at affordable cost, an improved health care delivery system and treatments based on scientific evidence are some of the visions of the director.