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Dr. Mala Sibal

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Dr. Mala Sibal is the Course Director and Faculty of ‘Gynecology Academy’, which started as an online learning portal for basic and advanced training, and skill enhancement in the field of gynecological ultrasound, and has now expanded to include other fields in Gynecology.

She is also a Consultant in Dept. of Fetal Medicine & OBG (Obstetrics and Gynecology) Ultrasound, Manipal Hospital, Bangalore. She was the Head of the Department from 2011 to 2013. Her field of expertise is Gynecological Ultrasound.

Dr. Mala Sibal is an international speaker and has delivered over 400 guest lectures in 20 countries. including 50 cities across the world. and has written an excellent book and articles in the field of gynecological ultrasound.

She is an ISUOG International Faculty Member and presently an ISUOG Scientific Committee Member (ISUOG: International Society for Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynecology). She is also the IOTA Ambassador for India and Asia (IOTA – International Ovarian Tumor Analysis)


  • M.B.B.S in Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College, Belgaum, Batch of 1987.

  • D.G.O. at St. John’s Medical College, Bangalore, 1991.

  • D.N.B. Post Graduate Examination (Obstetrics and Gynecology) from National Board of Examiners, New Delhi, India 1997.

  • She received ultrasound training at Mediscan, Diwakar Hospital, Bangalore, 1998.


  • Dr. Mala Sibal has over 25 years of experience in the field of Obstetrics and Gynecology.

  • She has been doing exclusive Fetal Medicine and Gynecological Ultrasound in Manipal Hospital as a consultant in the Department of Fetal Medicine & OBG Ultrasound from 2002.

  • She has also worked as the Gynecologist in National Iranian Oil Company’s Hospital (N.I.O.C.) Ahwaz, Iran, for three years.

Publications and Work:

  • Author of the book ‘Ultrasound in Gynecology: An Atlas and Guide’, published by Springer Publications, 2017, with all 14 chapters authored by her. The book has over 49,000 downloads and has been very well received internationally.

  • Author of ‘Gel Sonovaginography: A New Way of Evaluating a Variety of Local Vaginal and cervical disorder’; Published in Journal of Ultrasound in Medicine of the American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine, 2016.

  • Author of ‘Follicular Ring Sign: A Simple Sonographic Sign for Early Diagnosis of Ovarian Torsion’; Published in the Journal of Ultrasound in Medicine of the American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine, 2012.

  • Dr. Mala Sibal is the sole Principal Investigator from India in the ongoing International Ovarian Tumor Analysis (IOTA - 5) study, which has its headquarters in Europe. Presently, she is also part of the IOTA -7 study.

  • Co-author of articles in UOG: ‘Imaging in gynecological disease (17): ultrasound features of malignant ovarian yolk sac tumors (endodermal sinus tumors)’; UOG 2020

  • Co-Authored ‘Imaging in gynecological disease: clinical and ultrasound characteristics of adnexal torsion’; UOG 2020

Achievements and Awards:

  • Dr. Mala Sibal was involved in training & workshops for doctors, in the field of Obstetrics & Gynecological Ultrasound, since 2005

  • She is authorized by the IOTA group to conduct IOTA Certification Courses both nationally and internationally. Since 2018, she has held this course 22 times in various cities of Asia, for over 1600 doctors, with over 60% getting certified by IOTA.

  • Her recent IOTA webinars had more than 5000 registrants from 106 countries across the globe.

  • She stood first in the Gynecology during her graduation and was awarded as ‘Best Outgoing Girl Award’ during her graduation from Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College, Belgaum, Batch of 1987.