Mangaluru: Gynaecologic oncology is a specialized field of medicine that focuses on cancers of the female reproductive system, including ovarian cancer, uterine cancer, vaginal cancer, cervical cancer, and vulvar cancer. As specialists, they have extensive training in the diagnosis and treatment of these cancers. And right here in Mangaluru, Dr Mariam Anjum Iftikhar has come out in flying colours by securing MCH in Gynaecological Oncology from Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences in Kochi. And Mangaloreans should feel proud that Dr Mariam is the FIRST MCH specialist doctor from Dakshina Kannada district to acquire specialization in this field of Gynaecologists.

Dr Mariam has presented several of her works in prestigious symposiums and meeting at many conferences and medical gathering. This multi-talented personality is actively engaged in teaching, research, and administrative activities related to gynecology. Her research articles and presentations have been published in a number of national and international publications. Recently Dr Mariam’s essay presentation in a Medical Symposium held in South Korea has fetched her a chance to take part in an International Medical Conference to be held in Brazil along with an exciting scholarship offer.

Daughter of Ms & Mr Natty Moideen Kunhi and granddaughter of A S Manippady, Dr Mariam is the daughter-in-law of former MLA U T Fareed. Married to Dr U T Iftikhar ( syndicate member of Rajiv Gandhi Gandhi University of Medical Sciences-Bengaluru) -the brother of former minister MLA U T Khader, the Iftikar’s are proud parents of two children.