Date of Birth
17th November 1935.
From 1972 to 1993 served as Professor & Head of Urology at KMC & Madras Medical College. He trained more than 26 Urologists for M.Ch., ( Urology) .Post Graduate Examiner for almost all the Universities in India including AIIMS , New Delhi and PGI Chandigarh. Elected as President of Urological society of India(1992) Awarded Urology Gold Medal . Delivered Hemadri Sarkar Oration on "Male Infertility"- (Clinical, Histological, Cytogenetic aspect) USI- 1993.
Prof. A. Rajasekaran is a pioneer in the field of 'Male Infertility' in India involving himself in clinical and Research since 1972. He is the only Urologist in India to start an exclusive of infertility centre, ( Madras Andrology & Assisted Reproduction Research Centre (MARC)) performing ICSI successfully on sperms extracted from testis even in cases of Azoospermia. He had his training in Infertility in UK, USA, & Australia . He has vast experience of evaluation and treatment of more than 30,000 couples, Sperm retrieval from testes and Intra cytoplasmic Sperm Injection ( ICSI) regularly performed at MARC since 1997, resulting in birth of hundreds of healthy babies. With special focus on Male Infertility , ICSI Is performed in cases of very few, poorly motile sperms ( Oligoasthenospermia)and No Sperms ( Azoospermia). MARC has the distinction of achieving ICSI pregnancies bringing happiness to many families of Infertile couple.
Govt of India nominated Prof.A.Rajasekaran as President of National Board of Examinations (NBE) (1998 to 2001 & 2004 to 2009 ).NBE offers DNB Post Graduate Medical Qualifications and Fellowship in various subspecialties. Prof. Rajasekaran introduced Post Doctoral Fellowship programmes (FNB) in many specialities including Reproductive Medicine. With his initiative many Doctors became specialists in the field of Reproductive Medicine in India since then. He served as member, Post Graduate Committee, Medical Council of India (MCI) & Governing Body Member, All India Institute of Medical Sciences(AIIMS),New Delhi (1998 to 2008).
Professor of Urology, Kilpauk Medical college & Madras Medical College
Started First Infertility Clinic, at Govt.Royapettah Hospital, Chennai
STYPTOE & EDWARDS at Cambridge invented IVF & Birth of Louis Brown .
'Cryopreservation of Human Semen' - Published in Indian Journal of Urology.
Presented paper at AUA New Orleans on Male Infertility & Internal Urinary fistula
Orientation to Male Infertility – Amelar( New York) , Sherman sibler ( St Louis ) , Mark Goldstein ( NY) USA.
Participated at Edinburgh Infertility Conference (UK)
Selected by UNFPA/ AVSC /GOI as core officer for training in Microsurgery at San Francisco, USA.
Awarded FRCS by Royal college of Surgeons, Edinburgh
Established 'MARC - I' Madras Andrology Research Centre for evaluation of Infertile Male
Elected as 'President , Urological Society of India'
Awarded 'Urology Gold Medal & Delivered HIMADRI SARCAR oration , Topic 'Clinical , Cytologic& Genetics of Male Infertility'.
Invention of ICSI by VAN STEIRTEGHEM & POLERMO
Visited Sydney IVF & Interacted with David Mortimor on Andrological Techniques.
Established MARC II, Madras Andrology & Assisted Reproduction Research Centre performing ICSI in Male Infertility.
President , National Board of Examinations ( DNB), New Delhi
Awarded Dr.B.C.Roy National Award by President of India in recognition of Development of Specialities
Awarded Doctorate of Science , DSc ( Honoris Causa) by Dr.MGR Medical University- Chennai
As President of National Board of Examinations ( Second Term) developed 'Fellowship Programme in Reproductive Medicine recognizing several centres of Excellence in India.
Awarded Padma Shri by the Her Excellency the President of India