Dr. Manu Lakshmi, a student of Madras Medical College finished her Diploma in Anaesthesia from Stanley Medical college with special interest in Obstetric Anaesthesia. She however found her niche in Gynecology and completed her MRCOG from the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, London, UK. A Reproductive Medicine Fellowship and Diploma in Ultrasonography soon followed. She underwent advanced training in Reproductive Medicine, Hysteroscopy and Laproscopic surgery from GlenEagles hospital Singapore.
Dr. Manu is married to Dr. Karthik Gunasekaran and the couple have two children, Sara and Arav. Spending time with kids is her favourite pastime, others being reading books and playing video games notably Jewel mania and Candy crush. She likes to travel and shop. She prefers to travel in Europe, Spain and Italy being her favourite haunts.
Dr. Manu is a complete people person and is most comfortable in her office seeing patients. She is never in a hurry when she talks to them and her patients love her for that. She is personally involved in fertility counseling and is readily available for all their queries which she untiringly answers either in person or on the phone.
She feels that sub-fertility creates a lot of stress among young couples, especially career oriented couples, which affects their interpersonal relationship. She firmly believes that compassion and empathy are the bottom line as far as treatment goes and hopes that Chennai Gynecologist would be a place where they can