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Balasubramanian Bhagavath, M.B.B.S.

Obstetrics & Gynecology

Clinical Interests

Reproductive Endocrinology; Uterine Fibroids

Contact Information

Phone Numbers

Appointment: (585) 487-3378

Administrative: (585) 275-7891

Fax: (585) 756-5717

URMFGA member of the University of Rochester Medical Faculty Group

groupAn Accountable Health Partner

assignmentAccepting New Patients


Dr. Bhagavath combines his clinical expertise, kindness and compassion with state-of -the-art technologies to meet his patients' individual needs. After earning his medical degree from the University of Madras, Dr. Bhagavath completed a residency in obstetrics and gynecology at the Medical College of Georgia in Augusta, Georgia. In addition, he completed a reproductive endocrinology and infertility fellowship at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas, Texas. Most recently, Dr. Bhagavath has served as the medical director of the In Vitro Fertilization Laboratory and co-director of the Simulation Program at Women and Infants' Hospital in Providence, Rhode Island.

Dr. Bhagavath's extensive experience includes infertility treatments of all types, including ovulation induction, intrauterine inseminations and in vitro fertilization. He has expertise in minimally invasive robotic surgery for infertility and will be offering this service for tubal reversals, fibroids and other infertility procedures. He will serve as the director of the Minimally Invasive Surgical Fellowship Program.

Dr. Bhagavath's honors and awards include Excellence-in-Teaching, Resident Medical Education and Top Full-Time Faculty Teacher of the Year, from the Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University. In addition, he received the Professor O. Eduardo Talledo, M.D. Award for excellent chief resident performance at Medical College of Georgia.

Dr. Bhagavath's research interests include robotic surgery for infertility and uterine fibroids, IVF and general fertility.

He is a Fellow of the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, a member of the American Society for Reproductive Medicine, Society for Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility, Association of Professors in Gynecology and Obstetrics, American Association of Gynecologic Laparoscopists, Endocrine Society and New England Fertility Society.


Faculty Appointments


  • Obstetrics and Gynecology - American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology
  • Reproductive Endocrinology - American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology


Medical Degree | University of Madras, 1990

Post-doctoral Training & Residency

06/24/1996 - 6/27/1997
Internship in at Lemuel Shattuck Hospital

7/1/2001 - 6/30/2004
Residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology at Georgia Health Sciences University

7/1/2004 - 6/30/2007
Fellowship in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility at University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center

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2013 - 2014
Journal of Minimally Invasive Gynecology Certificate of Excellence

2010 - 2011
Solvay Educational Scholar
Sponsor: APGO

Solvay Surgical Scholar
Sponsor: APGO

2008 - 2011
Full-Time Faculty Excellence-in-Teaching Award Medical Education
Sponsor: Dept of OB/GYN Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University

2008 - 2010
Full Time Faculty Award Given in appreciation to select faculty by graduating chief residents
Sponsor: Dept of OB/GYN Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University

Top Full Time Faculty Teacher of the Year Resident Medical Education
Sponsor: Dept OB/GYN Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University

CREOG Excellence-in-Teaching Award
Sponsor: ACOG

CREOG Award for excellent performance in the CREOG exams
Sponsor: Medical College of Georgia

Professor O. Eduardo Talledo, MD Award for excellent chief resident performance in OB/GYN
Sponsor: Medical College of Georgia

Resident Research Award for outstanding research in women's health
Sponsor: Organon, Inc.

Best Teaching Resident nominated by fellow residents at Medical College of Georgia
Sponsor: Berlex

Professor Donald M. Sherline, MD Award
Sponsor: Junior resident of the year at Medeical College of Georgia

Member of the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists

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Journal Articles

Bhagavath B, Behrman E, Salari BW, Vitek W, Barhan S, Yaklic JL, Lindheim SR. "Metroplasty to treat chronic pelvic pain resulting from outflow tract müllerian anomalies." American journal of obstetrics and gynecology.. 2015 Dec 0; 213(6):871.e1-3. Epub 2015 Sep 09.

Bhagavath B, Benjamin A. "Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery for Benign Conditions: Progress and Challenges." Obstetrical & gynecological survey.. 2015 Oct 0; 70(10):656-66.

Vilasagar S, Towner M, Congelosi K, Caveglia SJ, Kumar D, Bhagavath B. "A Retrospective Review of the Combination of Unfractionated Heparin and Ketorolac on Bleeding Complications After Obstetric and Gynecologic Surgeries." Journal of minimally invasive gynecology.. 2015 22(6S):S89. Epub 2015 Oct 15.

Books & Chapters

Chapter Title: Genotype and Phenotype of Patients with Gonadotropin-Releasing Hormone Receptor Mutations
Book Title: Kallman Sydrome and Hypogonadotropic Hypogonadism Frontiers of Hormone Research
Author List: Kim H, -G; Pederson-White J, Bhagavath B, Layman LC
Published By: Basel, Karger2010

Chapter Title: Female Hypogonadism
Book Title: Pediatric Endocrinology and Inborn Errors of Metabolism
Author List: Bhagavath B, Carr BR
Published By: McGraw-Hill Professional Publications2009

Chapter Title: Non-surgical management of Mullerian anomalies
Book Title: Non-Invasive Management of Gynecologic Disorders
Author List: Bhagavath B, Bradshaw KD
Published By: Informa Healthcare2008