Dr. Mrityunjay C. Metgud

Professor, Unit Chief and Senior Consultant
MBBS, MD-Obstetrics and Gynaecology, FICOG


Obstetrics & Gynaecology


English, Kannada, Marathi, Hindi, Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam, Konkani, Gujarati, Tulu

A proud undergraduate and postgraduate in Obstetrics and Gynaecology from the esteemed JN Medical college, Belagavi with further training in Gynaec-oncology at TATA Memorial Hospital, Mumbai and laparoscopy with experience of practicing in metro cities like Mumbai in India as well as abroad.

Virtuoso in Gynaecological surgeries with a career built on operating more than a thousand cases.

An academic and innovative inclination has led to collaboration in international research projects with the WHO and National Institute of Child Health and Development, USA in maternal and child health.

  • Gynaecology
  • Gynaec-oncology
  • Minimally Invasive surgery - laparoscopy, hysteroscopy
  • High risk obstetric surgery

  • Invited to Thomas Jefferson university Philadelphia, USA for presenting the ASPIRIN study
  • Invited to attend the Steering committee meets – ASPIRIN Study for the prevention of preterm births at Florida & Washington DC USA, Jan 2016,2017 & 2018
  • Invited to attend the Steering committee meets- A- PLUS Study for the prevention sepsis/death in mother & neonate at Washington DC, USA,2019
  • Reviewer for American journal of case reports since 2023

Papers Published

  • Althabe F, Metgud MC et al. A population-based, multifaceted strategy to implement antenatal corticosteroid treatment versus standard care for the reduction of neonatal mortality due to preterm birth in low-income and middle-income countries: the ACT cluster-randomized trial. Lancet. 2015 Feb 14
  • Althabe F, Metgud MC et al. A color-coded tape for uterine height measurement: a tool to identify preterm pregnancies in low resource settings. PLoS One. 2015 Mar 30;
  • WHO ACTION Trials Oladapo OT, Vogel JP, Piaggio G, Nguyen MH, Althabe F, Gülmezoglu AM, Bahl R, Rao SPN, De Costa A, Goudar SS, Dhaded SM, Metgud MC Antenatal Dexamethasone for Early Preterm Birth in Low-Resource Countries. N Engl J Med. 2020 Oct
  • Hoffman MK, Metgud MC et al. Low-dose aspirin for the prevention of preterm delivery in nulliparous women with a singleton pregnancy (ASPIRIN): a randomised, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial. Lancet. 2020 Jan 25;
  • Short VL, Hoffman M, Metgud M, Kavi A, Goudar SS, Okitawutshu J, Tshefu A, Bose CL, Mwenechanya M, Chomba E, Carlo WA, Figueroa L, Garces A, Krebs NF, Jessani S, Saleem S, Goldenberg RL, Das PK, Patel A, Hibberd PL, Achieng E, Nyongesa P, Esamai F, Bucher S, Nowak KJ, Goco N, Nolen TL, McClure EM, Koso-Thomas M, Miodovnik M, Derman RJ. Safety of daily low-dose aspirin use during pregnancy in low-income and middle-income countries. AJOG Glob Rep. 2021 Feb
  • Azithromycin to Prevent Sepsis or Death in Women Planning a Vaginal Birth. The New England journal of medicine. Tita, Alan & Carlo, Waldemar & McClure, Elizabeth & Mwenechanya, Musaku & Chomba, Elwyn & Hemingway-Foday, Jennifer & Kavi, Avinash & Metgud, Mrityunjay & Goudar, Shivaprasad & Derman, Richard & Lokangaka, Adrien & Tshefu, Antoinette & Bauserman, Melissa & Bose, Carl & Shivkumar, Poonam & Waikar, Manju & Patel, Archana & Hibberd, Patricia & Nyongesa, Paul & Koso-Thomas, Marion. (2023).
  • Incidence of Wound Dehiscence Following Obstetric and Gynecological Surgeries at a Tertiary Care Hospital: A Retrospective Study. Journal of South Asian Federation of Obstetrics and Gynaecology. Patil, Kamal & Metgud, Mrityunjay & Kataria, Anubha & Nadipally, Spoorthi. (2020).
  • Stress, Coping strategies, quality of life and lived experiences of women with pregnancy induced hypertension, Dr MC Metgud, A.S.Raddi, S.B.Naik, Prakash Ratna, Randhir Puri,Journal of South Asian Federation of Obstetrics and Gynaecology- JAN 2009
  • Association of first Birth Cesarean Delivery and Placental Abruption or Previa at Second Birth, Dr MC Metgud, Pramila B Koli, Baburao Nilgar, Maheshwar Mallapur Journal of South Asian Federation of Obstetrics and Gynaecology-Jan 2010
  • Comparison of Efficacy and Safety of Intravenous Ferric Carboxymaltum vs Iron Sucrose in the Antepartum Iron-deficiency Anemia : A Randomized Controlled Trial Dr MC Metgud, Satwik B.Metgud M.B.Bellad, Shridevi H.Metgud Journal of South Asian Federation of Obstetrics and Gynecology Jan 2017
  • Cirrhosis with Portal Hypertension in Pregnancy Dr MC Metgud, Swati S Goudar, Kamal Patil Journal of South Asian Federation of Obstetrics and Gynecology April 2018
  • Incidence of wound dehiscence following obstetrics and gynecological surgeries at a tertiary care hospital : A Retrospective study Dr MC Metgud, Anubha Kataria, Spoorthi R Nadipally, Kamal Patil Journal of South Asian Federation of Obstetrics and Gynecology March 2020
  • Prediction of Vaginal birth after Cesarean Section Using Scoring System at the Time of Admission for Trial of Labor: A One-year Prospective Cohort Study Kamal P Patil, Mrityunjay C Metgud,M K swamy Journal of South Asian Federation of Obstetrics and Gynecology July 2020
  • Effect of heat stable carbetocin Vs Oxytocin for preventing postpartum haemorrhage on post delivery hemoglobin a randomized controlled trial Swati S Goudar, Mrityunjay Metgud, Yeshita V Pujar et al The Journal of Maternal – Fetal and Neonatal Medicine Nov-2021

Case reports

  • Successful Term Delivery Following Ruptured Sinus of Valsalva Aneurysm Repair at 29 Weeks of Pregnancy
    BMetgud, M ; Dixit, M ; Dhulked, V ; Kamath, P JOURNAL OF THE TURKISH-GERMAN GYNECOLOGICAL ASSOCIATIONVolume9,issue2.Page103-104Published JUN 2008
  • A Rare Case of Verruciform Xanthoma of Vulva
    By:Metgud, M ; Malur, P ; Mallya, S
  • Metgud M, Srivani T, Patil KP, Savanur M, Malli R, Sanikop A, Bhise R. A case report – Synchronous endometrial and ovarian cancer. J Sci Soc 2022;
  • Metgud M, Alimilla S, Patil KP, Savanur M, Malli R, Sanikop A, Kenawadekar R. Placenta increta manifesting as unusual cervical mass after first trimester dilatation and curettage, managed by laparoscopy. J Sci Soc 2022;
  • Koregol MC, Bellad MB, Nilgar BR, Metgud MC, Durdi G. Cyclopia with shoulder dystocia leading to an obstetric catastrophe: a case report. J Med Case Rep. 2010 May 27


  • Member of WHO collaborating centre for research in maternal and child health(IND-156) 2019- to present
  • Country- coordinator, Global network for women’s and children’s Health Research site 8
    Past President, Belgaum OBG Society 2015-2017
  • Executive member KSOGA 2015 -2017
  • Treasurer Indian Menopausal Society, Belagavi, 2022
  • Member, J N Medical College Institutional Ethics Committee on Human Subjects Research, Belagavi since 2016
  • Life Member of Association of Gynae Oncologists of India (AGOI) since 2014
  • Executive Member of IMA, Belgaum North Branch – 2006 and 2007
  • Fellow of Indian College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (FICOG) since January 2009
  • Life member of Indian Medical Association