Dr. Haritha Sagili

Dr. Haritha Sagili
Obstetrics and Gynaecology
Medical Registration number: 
OPD Timing: 
Thursday (9 am -2pm).
Academic Qualifications: 

European University Diploma in Operative Gynaecological Endoscopy

Special Area of Interest: 
Endocrinology (GDM, PCOS, Thyroid), Infections, Induction of labour, Family planning
  • Naik PT, Radhakrishnan SD, Murugan RB, Sagili H, Lakshminarayanan S, Muruganandhan P, et al. Impact of COVID-19 pandemic on postpartum contraception services in women delivering at a tertiary care centre in South India. Int J Reprod Contracept Obstet Gynecol 2021;10:4392-6.
  • Sagili H, Saroj R. Cutaneous manifestations of estrogen excess and deficiency. Gynecological and Reproductive Endocrinology & Metabolism. 2021; 2(3):162-167
  • Naik PT, Murugan RB, Sagili H, Lakshminarayanan S, Muruganandhan P, Puliyullaveetti AT et al. Impact of COVID-19 pandemic on maternity services and challenges faced by pregnant women delivering at a tertiary care centre in South India. Int J Reprod Contracept Obstet Gynecol 2021;10:4090-5.
  • Sreebharathi, Deepthi Nayak, Vinodhini Kadir, N Jha, Sagili H. Degloving bowel injury following second trimester pregnancy termination in the era of modern obstetrics. IJAR.2021; 11(7): 5-6. DOI : 10.36106/ijar.
  • Deepthi N ,Arthi T,  Sagili H. Spontaneous haemoperitoneum in third trimester of pregnancy-An enigma. JOGI.july 2021. DOI: 10.1007/s13224-021-01522-w.
  • Sagili H, Krishnan N, Keepanasseril A, Priya S, Devaraj S. Uterine artery embolization for uterine arterio-venous malformation. Int J Reprod Contracept Obstet Gynecol 2021; 10:2902-4.
  • Nair AK, Sagili H, Dorairaj J, Parvathi T. Acromegaly incidentally diagnosed at term in a pregnant woman presenting with ventricular premature complexes. Int J Reprod Contracept Obstet Gynecol 2021; 10:2907-9.
  • Sharan B, Sagili H, Kamalanathan SK, Lakshminarayanan S Serum Irisin levels and its association with blood Glucose and Insulin indices in diagnosing insulin resistance in adolescents with Polycystic ovarian syndrome. J Hum Reprod Sci 2021; 14:137-43.
  • Rakchna, Nivedita Nanda, Sagili H. Assessment of osteoprotegerin Gene T950C polymorphism and its association with serum osteoprotegerin and TNF alpha as risk of gestational diabetes. Diabetes & Metabolic syndrome: Clinical research and Reviews. 15 (2021) 102157.
  • Akriti Kapila Sharma, Dhanalakshmi Yerrabelli, Haritha Sagili, Jay Prakash Sahoo, Girwar Singh Gaur & Arun Kumar (2021): Relationship between advanced glycated end products and maternal cognition in gestational diabetes: a case control study, The Journal of Maternal-Fetal & Neonatal Medicine, DOI: 10.1080/14767058.2021.1937111
  • Annal A, Sagili H. Symptomatic Fibroids in A Perimenopausal Woman with Previous Two Caesarean Sections and Incisional Hernia Repair. Can Surgery Be Avoided? IJOGR. Indian J Obstet Gynecol Res 2021;8(2):282-284.Doi: http://doi.org/10.18231/j.ijogr.2021.060  
  • Goutham Krishna T, Sagili H, Jayalakshmi D. Labial adhesions in a pre-pubertal girl: The importance of awareness. Tropical Doctor. June 2021. doi:10.1177/00494755211020901
  • Aishwarya Nair, Sagili H, Parvathi T, Jayalakshmi D, Sahiti Reddy.Antepartum Pubic symphysis diastasis -A diagnostic challenge?” ARJGO, 5(3): 28-32, 2021; Article no. ARJGO.69316
  • Jha N, Sagili H, Sharma Jha AK. A rare type of uterine rupture following over-the-counter use of misoprostol in second trimester abortion. SQUMJO. April 2021.DOI: 10.18295/squmj.4.2021.050
  • Gupta A, Sagili H, Krishnan N, Dasari P. Pseudoaneurysm of Uterine Artery complicating Caesarean section: A Rare Cause of Intractable Secondary Postpartum Haemorrhage-Managed with Uterine Artery Embolization. BMJ Case Rep 2021; 14: e239851. doi:10.1136/bcr-2020-239851
  • Subramanian N, Sagili H, Naik P, et al. Imaging as an alternate diagnostic modality in a presumptive case of abdominopelvic TB in a COVID-19 patient.BMJ Case Rep 2021;0: e241882.doi:10.1136/bcr-2021-241882
    • Thangavel A, Priya S, Sujithra Devi R, Sagili H. (2020) Empirical Management of Radiologically Suspected Pelvic Tuberculosis in a 13-Year-Old Girl in the Absence of Microbiological Evidence- A Case Report. J Womens Health Care Manage, Volume 2:1. 112. DOI: https://doi.org/10.47275/2692-0948-11
    • Gayathri R,  Haritha Sagili, Rajagopalan G., Elamurugan TP.Effect of chewing gum on bowel recovery following Caesarean section – a randomised controlled trial.IJS.Nov 11(7).DOI: 10.18203/2349-2902.isj20204453
    • Pillai RR, Premkumar NR, Kattimani S, Sagili H, Wilson AB, Sharon L, Rajendiran S. Reduced Maternal Serum Total, Free and Bioavailable Vitamin D Levels and its Association with the Risk for Postpartum Depressive Symptoms. Arch Med Res. 2020 Oct 13: S0188-4409(19)30759-3. doi: 10.1016/j.arcmed.2020.10.003. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 33067012.
    • Jha N, Jha AK, Mishra SK, Sagili H. Pulmonary hypertension and pregnancy outcomes: Systematic Review and Meta-analysis. Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol. 2020 Oct; 253:108-116. doi: 10.1016/j.ejogrb.2020.08.028. Epub 2020 Aug 24. PMID: 32862030.
    • Sathiya Priya, Jyotsna Sharma, Haritha Sagili. Term Pregnancy in a Woman with Incomplete Transverse Vaginal Septum- An Interesting Case. Surgical Case Reports. Aug 2020.DOI: 10.31487/j.SCR.2020.08.15
    • Saroj Rajan, Haritha Sagili, Jayalakshmi Durairaj, Avantika Gupta. Non Typhoidal Salmonella Suppuration of Ovarian Cyst with Sclerosing Peritonitis: An old disease, A New Face. Surgical Case Reports. Aug 2020.DOI: 10.31487/j.SCR.2020.08.09.
    • Mann A, Sagili H, Subbaiah M. Pregnancy Outcome in Women with Polycystic Ovary Syndrome. J Obstet Gynaecol India. 2020 Oct;70(5):360-365. doi: 10.1007/s13224-020-01356-y. Epub 2020 Jul 17. PMID: 33041553; PMCID: PMC7515985.
    • Thiyagarajan M, Anand K, Dorairajan G, Sagili H, Subbaiah M. Wilson's Disease Diagnosed Postnatally Due to Neurological Manifestation. J Obstet Gynaecol India. 2020;70(3):230-233. doi:10.1007/s13224-019-01270-y. Epub 2019 Sep 10. PMID: 32476771; PMCID: PMC7239978.
    • Todi S, Sagili H, Kamalanathan SK. Comparison of criteria of International Association of Diabetes and Pregnancy Study Groups (IADPSG) with National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) for diagnosis of gestational diabetes mellitus. Arch Gynecol Obstet. 2020;302(1):47-52. doi:10.1007/s00404-020-05564-9. Epub 2020 May 9. PMID: 32388777.
    • Akanksha Pande, Vahitha S., Haritha Sagili, "Assess the Level of Knowledge and Distribution of Menopausal Symptoms among Postmenopausal Women Attending Gynecology OPD in Jipmer, Puducherry", International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR), https://www.ijsr.net/search_index_results_paperid.php?id=SR20415171144, Volume 9 Issue 4, April 2020, 1110 – 1113.
    • Arul Vijaya Vani. S, Suganya. S, Soundravally. R, Sagili .H, Niranjjan.R. Comparison of American Diabetes Association (ADA) and World Health Organization (WHO) criteria in the screening and diagnosis of gestational diabetes mellitus in South Indian population. Int J Clin Biochem Res 2019;6(2):234-8.
    • Deepthi Pathyara, Haritha Sagili, Soundravally, Serum Antimullerian Hormone in Adolescents with PCOS-Correlation with Ultrasound Features. ARC Journal of Gynecology and Obstetrics 2018; 3(1):24- 31. DOI: dx.doi.org/10.20431/2456-0561.0301005.
    • Chandrasekaran S, Sagili H. Metabolic syndrome in women with polycystic ovary syndrome. The Obstetrician & Gynaecologist 2018; 20:245–52. https://doi.org/10.1111/tog.12519
    • Ramachandran Pillai R, Wilson AB, Premkumar NR, Kattimani S, Sagili H, Rajendiran S. Low serum levels of High-Density Lipoprotein cholesterol (HDL-c) as an indicator for the development of severe postpartum depressive symptoms. PLoS One. 2018;13(2): e0192811. Published 2018 Feb 14. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0192811
    • Rajiwade SR, Sagili H, Soundravally R, Subitha L. Endocrine Abnormalities in Adolescents with Menstrual Disorders. J Obstet Gynaecol India. 2018;68(1):58-64. doi:10.1007/s13224-017-1035-y.
    • Swaramya C, Haritha S, Sunitha VC (2017) Severe Congestive Dysmenorrhea in an Adolescent. Imaging J Clin Medical Sci 4(1): 011-012. DOI: 10.17352/2455-8702.000035
    • Gadipudi A, Dasari P, Sagili H. Tamoxifen for ovulation induction in infertile PCOS women who did not conceive with 3 or more cycles of clomiphene citrate: A prospective clinical study. Fertil Sci Res 2017; 4:22-9
    • Hembram M, Sagili H. Risk Factors, Maternal and Neonatal Outcome in Umbilical Cord Prolapse in South Indian Population. J South Asian Feder Obst Gynae 2017; 9(4):323-326.
    • Anand K, Ranjan Rout R, Subbaiah M, Dorairajan G and Sagili H. Rare Complication of Hyperemesis Gravidarum-Central Pontine Myelinolysis, A Case Report. J Gynecol 2017, 2(2): 000138.
    • Haritha S, Kumar S, Lakshminarayanan S, Dasari P (2017) Human Papilloma Virus vaccine –awareness and acceptability amongst medical students in a tertiary teaching hospital in South India. J Gynecol Res Obstet 3(2): 025-028. DOI: 10.17352/jgro.000033.
    • Dorairajan G, Sagili H. Peripartum dengue haemorrhagic fever: a chameleon that changes its spots. A case requiring laparotomy. Trop Doct. 2017;47(1):86-87. doi:10.1177/0049475516643436
    • Ramachandran Pillai R, Sharon L, Premkumar NR, Kattimani S, Sagili H, Rajendiran S. Luteinizing hormone-follicle stimulating hormone ratio as biological predictor of post-partum depression. Compr Psychiatry. 2017; 72:25-33. doi: 10.1016/j.comppsych.2016.09.001
    • Gowda M, Papa D, Sagili H. Prenatal diagnosis of Idiopathic infantile arterial calcification. Austin J Clin Case Rep. 2016; 3(1): 1086.
    • Dasari P, Sagili H, Purani PY. Metastatic Ovarian Cystosarcoma Phylloides of Breast. Int J Cur Res Rev. 2016; 8(9): 17-20. 
    • Hembram M, Sagili H, Dasari P (2016) A retrospective analysis of surgically managed adnexal masses in children and adolescents in a tertiary centre. Front Womens Health 1: DOI: 10.15761/FWH.1000112
    • Chandrasekaran S, Sagili H, Dasari P. Congenital Prothrombin Deficiency: A Rare Cause of Puberty Menorrhagia. J Blood Disord Transfus. 2016. 7:2. doi:10.4172/2155-9864.1000346
    • Sagili H, Murali S (2016) Ileo uterine fistula following hayman stitch application. Front Womens Health 1: DOI: 10.15761/FWH.1000104
    • Dasari P, Sagili H, Lakshminarayan S. Health education regarding human papilloma virus (HPV vaccine) for primary prevention of cervical cancer for parents of adolescent girls. Int J Cur Res Rev. 2015; 7(20): 30-36. 
    • Sagili H, Kamalanathan S, Sahoo J, et al. Comparison of different criteria for diagnosis of gestational diabetes mellitus. Indian J Endocrinol Metab. 2015;19(6):824-828. doi:10.4103/2230-8210.167550
    • Sagili, H., Chourasia, N., Subitha, L. and Dasari, P., 2015. Perceived efficacy and attitude of undergraduate medical students towards teaching learning media. South-East Asian Journal of Medical Education, 9(1), pp.62–65. DOI: http://doi.org/10.4038/seajme.v9i1.100
    • Dasari Papa, Subbaiah Murali, Sagili Haritha. Diagnosis and Management of Cesarean Section Scar Pregnancy. Journal of Gynecologic Surgery. October 2015, 31(5): 285-288. doi:10.1089/gyn.2015.0004.
    • Papa D, Sagili H. Management of life-threatening uterine hemorrhage in a young patient with choriocarcinoma. Int J Adv Med Health Res 2015; 2:65-7
    • Mandal J, Sagili H, Lakshminarayanan S, Parija SC. Utility of Urine Dipstick Test for the Screening of Urinary Tract Infection in Catheterized Women Following Gynecological Surgeries. J Obstet Gynaecol India. 2015;65(6):401-404. doi:10.1007/s13224-014-0637-x
    • Sivabalasubramaniam G, Sagili H, Dasari P, Gowda M. Burst abdomen: an unusual complication of silicosis in pregnancy. BMJ Case Rep. 2015;2015: bcr2014207132. Published 2015 Jun 24. doi:10.1136/bcr-2014-207132
    • Sagili H, Kumar S, Lakshminarayanan S, Papa D, Abi C. Knowledge of HIV/AIDS and Attitude Toward Voluntary Counselling and Testing Among Antenatal Clinic Attendees at a Tertiary Care Hospital in India. J Obstet Gynaecol India. 2015;65(2):104-110. doi:10.1007/s13224-014-0606-4
    • Jha N, Sagili H, Jayalakshmi D, Lakshminarayanan S. Comparison of efficacy and safety of sublingual misoprostol with intracervical dinoprostone gel for cervical ripening in prelabour rupture of membranes after 34 weeks of gestation. Arch Gynecol Obstet. 2015;291(1):39-44. doi:10.1007/s00404-014-3383-5
    • ShivanandKattimani, Rajendiren   Soundravally, Anand Aswathi, Aishwarya Say, Durairaj Jayalakshmi, Haritha Sagili, Siddharth Sarkar. Factors Predicting Postnatal Depression Immediately after Delivery and at 6 Weeks: Study from a Teaching Hospital in Southern India. Indian Journal of Mental Health 2014; 1(1):30-40. DOI: 10.30877/IJMH.1.1.2014.30-40
    • Dhiman P, Say A, Rajendiren S, Kattimani S, Sagili H. Association of foetal APGAR and maternal brain derived neurotropic factor levels in postpartum depression. Asian J Psychiatr. 2014; 11:82-83. doi: 10.1016/j.ajp.2014.06.022
    • Abhilashini GD, Sagili H, Reddi R. Intravenous iron sucrose and oral iron for the treatment of iron deficiency anaemia in pregnancy. J Clin Diagn Res. 2014;8(5): OC04-OC7. doi:10.7860/JCDR/2014/6568.4382
    • Kumar S, Badhe BA, Krishnan KM, Sagili H. Study of tumour cellularity in locally advanced breast carcinoma on neo-adjuvant chemotherapy. J Clin Diagn Res. 2014;8(4):FC09-FC13. doi:10.7860/JCDR/2014/7594.4283
    • Sagili H, Reddi RP (2014) Unusual Presentation of CML in Pregnancy. J Case Rep Stud 2(3): 302. doi: 10.15744/2348-9820.1.602
    • Sagili H, Dasari P, Bhade B (2014) Unusual Presentation of Pure Ovarian Choriocarcinoma-A Case Report. Med J Obstet Gynecol 2(1): 1022.
    • Kumar S, Sagili H. Etiopathogenesis and neurobiology of narcolepsy: a review. J Clin Diagn Res. 2014;8(2):190-195. doi:10.7860/JCDR/2014/7295.4057
    • Sagili H, Yeldho V, Papa D. Multiple ileal perforations following dilatation and evacuation (d&e) for missed abortion. J Clin Diagn Res. 2014;8(1):326. doi:10.7860/JCDR/2014/6569.3934
    • K Manikandan, Dasari Papa, Sagili H. Third trimester uterine rupture following hysteroscopic septoplasty: the need for standardization of indications. Journal of Gynecologic Surgery. February 2014, 30(1): 20-23. doi:10.1089/gyn.2013.0033.
    • Sagili H, Krishnan M, Dasari P. Huge Bilateral Paramesonephric Cysts in a 25 year old Nulliparous woman. J Clin Diagn Res. 2013;7(11):2589-2590. doi:10.7860/JCDR/2013/6563.3597
    • Sagili H, Singh P, Manikandan K, Dasari P. Vaginal delivery after augmentation cystoplasty and Mitrofanoff's procedure for incontinence following traumatic bladder neck transection. J Obstet Gynaecol. 2013;33(7):740-741. doi:10.3109/01443615.2013.817385
      • Aishwarya S, Rajendiren S, Kattimani S, Dhiman P, Haritha S, Ananthanarayanan PH. Homocysteine and serotonin: association with postpartum depression. Asian J Psychiatr. 2013;6(6):473-477. doi: 10.1016/j.ajp.2013.05.007
      • Dasari P, Manikandan K, Sagili H, Raju AA, Verma SK (2013) Malignant Transformation of Omental Endometriosis Presenting with Neurological Manifestations. JSM Clin Case Rep 1(1): 1010.
      • Sagili H, Rani R. Preoperative methotrexate in broad ligament pregnancy. Journal of Gynecologic Surgery. April 2013, 29(2): 102-104. doi:10.1089/gyn.2012.0074.
      • Dasari P, Sagili H, Udupi G. Unusual complication of vaginal delivery: is misoprostal the cause? BMJ Case Rep. 2012;2012: bcr2012007005. Published 2012 Oct 9. doi:10.1136/bcr-2012-007005
      • Dasari P, Sagili H. Life-threatening complications following multidose methotrexate for medical management of ectopic pregnancy. BMJ Case Rep. 2012;2012: bcr0320126023. Published 2012 Aug 24. doi:10.1136/bcr-03-2012-6023
      • Pramya N, Puliyathinkal S, Sagili H, Jayalaksmi D, Reddi Rani P. Postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome complicating pregnancy: a case report with review of literature. Obstet Med. 2012;5(2):83-85. doi:10.1258/om.2011.110012
      • Dasari P, Sagili H. Incarcerated foreign body in the vagina--a metal bangle used as a pessary. BMJ Case Rep. 2012;2012: bcr0120125596. Published 2012 May 11. doi:10.1136/bcr.01.2012.5596
      • Dorairaj J, Sagili H, Rani R, Nanjundan P, Rajendran J, Ananthakrishnan R. Delayed presentation of intraperitoneal bladder rupture following domestic violence in pregnancy. J Obstet Gynaecol Res. 2012;38(4):753-756. doi:10.1111/j.1447-0756.2011. 01781.x
      • Sagili H, Pramya N, Jayalaksmi D, Rani R. Crigler-Najjar syndrome II and pregnancy outcome. J Obstet Gynaecol. 2012;32(2):188-189. doi:10.3109/01443615.2011.636158
      • Sagili H, Pramya N, Prabhu K, Mascarenhas M, Reddi Rani P. Are teenage pregnancies at high risk? A comparison study in a developing country. Arch Gynecol Obstet. 2012;285(3):573-577. doi:10.1007/s00404-011-1987-6
      • Pramya N, Sagili H, Rani R. Uncorrected rectovestibular fistula and pregnancy-a management dilemma. J Gynecol Surgery. February 2012, 28(1): 55-57.
      • Sagili H, Rani R, Pramya N. Ruptured rudimentary horn– A diagnostic dilemma and management. J Gynecol Surgery. February 2012, 28(1): 34-36.
      • Durairaj J, Balasubramanian K, Rani PR, Sagili H, Pramya N. Giant lingual granuloma gravidarum. J Obstet Gynaecol. 2011;31(8):769-770. doi:10.3109/01443615.2011.615419
      • Sagili H, Papa D, Shyjus P. Gossypiboma clinically mimicking an ovarian cyst. J Gynecol Surgery.2011; 27(1): 33-35.
      • Balusamy SL, Rani R, Sagili H. A rare case of rheumatic chorea probably unmasked by pregnancy. J Obstet Gynaecol. 2010;30(7):729-730. doi:10.3109/01443615.2010.501923
      • Sagili H, Prabhu K. Unilateral acquired vulval lymphangiectasia mimicking a vulval tumour. J Obstet Gynaecol. 2010;30(5):527-528. doi:10.3109/01443615.2010.487169
      • Sagili H, Mohamed K. Pregnancy of unknown location-evidence based approach to management. The Obstetrician & Gynaecologist 2008; 10:224–230.
      • Sagili H, Divers M. Hysteroscopic sterilisation with Essure: a promising new alternative to tubal ligation? J Fam Plann Reprod Health Care. 2008;34(2):99-102.
      • Sagili H. Laparoscopic colposuspension for Stress Urinary Incontinence-A Review.
        • J Gynecol Surgery. March 2008, Vol 24, No1:17-26.
      • Sagili H, Divers Author’s reply. Modern management of miscarriage. The Obstetrician and Gynaecologist. January 2008; 10:62.
      • Mohan P, Raghavan K, Sagili H. Wolff-Parkinson-White syndrome in association with tuberous sclerosis. N Z Med J. 2008;121(1269):71-74. Published 2008 Feb 15.
      • Sagili H, Adjepong A. Air Medical Transfer - An Island’s Experience. Air Med J. 2007 Nov-Dec; 26(6):276-9.
      • Sagili H, Divers M. Late complications following Macroplastique® implantation for Urodynamic Stress Incontinence. Journal of Gynecologic Surgery. Nov 2007, Vol. 23, No. 4:  153-156.
      • Sagili H, Divers M. Cystic abdominopelvic mass in pregnancy – A Cautionary Tale?J Obstet Gynaecol. 2007 Oct; 27(7):732-3.
        • Sagili H, Divers M. Soft tissue defect probably secondary to amniotic band formation following domestic violence in pregnancy.J Obstet Gynaecol. 2007 Aug; 27(6):621-2.
          • Sagili H, Divers M. Modern management of miscarriage. The Obstetrician and      Gynaecologist.April2007; 9:102-108.
          • Jeziorski KJ, Sagili H. Cough induced detrusor overactivity –a case from the clinics.Trends in Urology, Gynaecology and Sexual Health. March/April 2007:12(2):43.
          • Jeziorski KJ, Sagili H. Is endometrial biopsy really necessary? BMJ.Jan 2007.
          • Sagili H. Regarding radical vaginal trachelectomy as a fertility-sparing procedure inwomen with early-stage cervical cancer-cumulative pregnancy rate in a series of 123 BJOG. Jan 2007: 114(1): p115-6.
          • Sagili H, Divers M. Economic evaluation of alternative management methods of first-trimester miscarriage based on results from the MIST trial by Petrou et al. BJOG. Jan 2007:114(1): p116-7.
          • Haritha S, Rajagopalan G. Follicular growth, endometrial thickness and serum estradiol levels in spontaneous and clomiphene citrate induced cycles. International Journal of Gynecology &Obstetrics, June 2003: Vol 81(3); p287-92.
          Positions Held: 
          • Head of Unit: OG4
          • Member-Gender affirmation group / Medical board MTP
          • Liaison for Infection Control, WCH; Antibiotic stewardship team
          • POCSO coordinato
          • Convenor, Prize and memento committee
          • Associate editor, IJAMHR
          • Coordinator –EMTC OG module 
          • Department Faculty for PDF course in Obstetric medicine
          • Regional Faculty. CCGDM PHFI
          • Trainer CaC
          Special Clinics: 

          Endocrinology clinic