Harsha Bhadarka




Harsha Bhadarka
M.Sc.,(Ph.D. scholar ),
Director of IVF lab. and Chief Embryologist,
Akanksha Hospital and Research Institute.

Professional Experience :


  • 20 years of experience in the field of clinical embryology, currently working as Lab Director and Chief Embryologist at Akanksha Hospital and Research Institute.
  • She has been trained for embryology and stem cell procedures from Spain, Singapore, Korea, Denmark, Istanbul.

Expertise :


  • Lab Designing, ICSI,IMSI.Poloscope,embryo biopsy, Embryoscope, MACS, Microtese, Vitrification, Ovarian tissue cryopreservation.

Patent :


  • Applied patent in Male infertility “A method of In vitro maturation of spermatid”.

Publications :


  • Embryo genome profilingby single-cell sequencing for successful preimplantation genetics diagnosis in a family harbouring, Journal of humanreproductive sciences.
  • Could zona-free blastocysttransfer be the next step in optimizing in vitro fertilization outcomes? A case report of successful outcome after zona-free fresh embryo transfer with preimplantation genetic screening.
  • Study of Morphokinetics in Day 3 Embryo with Implantation Potential andEffect of Sperm Cryopreservation on Embryogenesis, International Journal of Infertility and Fetal Medicine.
  • Insight into Different Aspects of SurrogacyPractices, Journal of Human Reprod Sci..
  • “A first case of successful implantation and live birth after double trophectoderm biopsy before and after vitrification on the same cohort of blastocyst.”
  • Impact of embryo co-culture with cumulus cells on pregnancy and implantation rate in patients undergoing in vitro fertilization using donor oocyte. The Indian Journal Of Medical Research.
  • She has also written many book chapters.

Clinical trial projects of various companies in ART techniques :


  • A phase iv clinical trial named PALO study (study of ovarian response to recombinantgonadotrophins in controlled ovarian hyper stimulation for ART in women with poor response and/or advanced reproductive age in Asia).
  • A prospective, comparative, randomized multicenteric phase iii study to compare the safety, efficacy of follicle stimulating hormone of Intas biopharmaceuticals Ltd against Gonal-f of EMD Serono for the induction of ovulation in infertile female subjects.
  • A study to evaluate the impact of different controlled ovarian stimulation protocols on physical and psychological burden in patients undergoing In-Vitro Fertilization/In-Vitro Cytoplasmic Sperm Injection.
  • Multicentric Randomized controlled growth of GnRh antagonist v/s long GnRh for COH in IVF-ET.

Achievements :


  • Impact of embryo co-culture with cumulus cells on pregnancy and implantation rate in patients undergoing in vitro fertilization using donor oocyte.Won first prize in paper presentation embryology ISAR 2016.
  • Felicitation for ‘Extraordinary contribution and publication in the field of reproductive medicine’ by Gujarat ISAR chapter.
  • She has to her credit for Gujarat first PGS-NGS baby.
  • Guided UG & PG students for their annual dissertation works for embryology projects.
  • Distinction of conducting thousands of ART cyclesand surrogacy.
  • Delivered lectures on embryology in National and International conferences and workshop.