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Dr. Rajiv Gala, MD is an obstetrics & gynecology doctor who practices in New Orleans, LA. He is 44 years old and has been practicing for 17 years. Read his story
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Dr. Gala's bio
This content was provided by Dr. Gala "I am proud to be a Specialist in the full spectrum of Obstetrics and Gynecology. My particular areas of interest include Ectopic Pregnancies, Pelvic Pain, and Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery (especially vaginal hysterectomies). I have been fortunate to have received many teaching and research awards including: Thomas J. Watson Fellowship (1995-1996) CREOG National Faculty Award (2011, 2017) Society for Gynecologic Surgeons -- President Elect (2017-2018)"
This content was provided by Dr. Gala "Dr. Rajiv Gala has a special clinical interest in minimally invasive gynecologic procedures, especially vaginal hysterectomies. He treats all low-to-moderate risk obstetric patients in addition to providing the full spectrum of gynecologic care. Dr. Gala is dedicated to resident education and the use of simulation to improve clinical competence and patient safety in particular. He earned his medical degree from The University of Alabama School of Medicine at Birmingham and completed his residency training with the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at University of Alabama in Birmingham, where he was honored with the title of Administrative Chief Resident. Dr. Gala is very involved with the American College Of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, ABOG, and the Society of Gynecologic Surgeons (President-Elect). He is on many committees with the various organizations. Dr. Gala is a Diplomate of the American Board of Obstetricians and Gynecologists."
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Accredited by: American Board of Obstetrics & Gynecology*
All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
Asymptomatic Post-Menopausal Status
Blood Disorders in Pregnancy
Carcinoma in Situ
Chronic Pelvic Pain
Encounters for Normal Pregnancies
Genitourinary Tract Infections in Pregnancy
HIV (Human Immunodeficiency Virus)
HPV (Human Papillomavirus)
High Risk Pregnancy
Hypertension Complicating Pregnancy, Childbirth and Postpartum
Low Back Pain During Pregnancy
Menopausal and Postmenopausal Disorders
Menstrual Disorders (incl. Dysmenorrhea)
Pap Smear Abnormalities
Pregestational Diabetes Mellitus
Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
Sickle Cell Disease
Vaginal and Pelvic Prolapse
Vaginitis and-or Vaginosis
Destruction or Excision of Lesion of Cervix (incl. LEEP)
Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
Fecal Occult Blood Test for Colorectal Cancer
Fetal Cardiac Monitoring
Gynecologic Cancer Screening
Hepatitis B Virus Screening
Hepatitis C Virus Screening
Human Papillomavirus DNA Testing
Hysterectomy - Laparoscopic
Hysterectomy - Open
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
Myomectomy - Open and-or Laparoscopic
Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
Rh Incompatibility Screening
Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
Vaginal Birth After Cesarean (VBAC)
Vaginal Delivery and VBAC
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University of Alabama At Birmingham
Medical School | Graduated 2000
University of Alabama Hospitals
Residency Hospital | Completed 2004
Awards & Recognition
Awards & Honors
Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications
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