Chairman, Manipal Fertility
- First qualified Andrologist in India
- Pioneered the concept of comprehensive andrological diagnosis and treatment approaches especially in male infertility
- Established the first center in the country where advanced andrological treatment options are available
- Established the only comprehensive Andrology Laboratory in India
- Instrumental in bringing Men’s Health as an independent area of focus not only for fertility but also erectile dysfunction, sexual concerns and several other Mens Health issues which affect men with advancing age.
Apart from his vast clinical experience and astute diagnostic skills, Dr Vasan SS is presently the Ex Trustee, International Continence Society (ICS), UK task force Member on male infertility, Member in WHO consultations on incontinence, Member Asian task force on erectile dysfunction and Quality control expert for labs worldwide. He is also the Founder Secretary of SASSM (South Asian Society for Sexual Medicine). He has authored several papers (National and International) in peer-reviewed journals & books and has received two awards for original innovation.
Dr. (Capt) Sandeep Sharma
Managing Director & CEO
Dr. (Capt.) Sandeep is a graduate from Manipal University and specialized in Implantology from the American Academy of Implant Dentistry. He served in the Army Dental corps and the Indian Railways (1994 – 1998) as a dental surgeon.
From 1998 – 2004 Dr.(Capt.) Sandeep was working as an entrepreneur. He set up Axiss Dental in 2004 and has been instrumental in creating a brand AXISS DENTAL from scratch in India, especially in a domain which was unorganized and uncharted, creating a corporate structure within the domain, created a business which excited the investment fraternity to the extent that Axiss Dental was the pioneer in garnering private equity investment into the dental arena. He identified and executed various models within the business to make it nimble and scale up faster, pioneered the concept of brown field acquisition by acquiring the second biggest dental chain in India.
Axiss Dental, it has grown to a 60 plus multi-specialty clinic chain with numerous awards and recognitions under his leadership and to mention a few –
- Best Corporate Dental Chain award by Famdent
- Best Dental Clinic Chain in the NCR by Big Brands Research
- Recognition of highest standards of sterilization at par with European Standards by Ken Research report on Indian Dental Services Industry 2014.
Over the years he has acquired thorough financial management skills, business development methods and procedures, knowledge of blending technology with business, strong leadership skills with team building experience and the ability to develop and implement effective action plans towards the company’s vision and mission.
Dr. (Capt.) Sandeep has been a regular speaker on various national and international forums, Member of FICCI task force on “Costing in Healthcare and has been an advisor to the Central Government Health Scheme.
Dr. Bina Vasan
Director & Head – Reproductive Medicine
Consultant in Reproductive Medicine, with an experience of over 20 years, especially in PCOS, Recurrent IVF failures and miscarriages, Quality Control and Ethics. Over two decades of experience in field of Reproductive Medicine
- First Pre Implantation Genetic Screening baby in Karnataka
- Executive member – Indian Society for Assisted Reproduction (ISAR)
- First Prize for a new method for identification of potential biomarkers in reproductive medicine: National Conference on Molecular Medicine and Nano-biotechnology
- Development of technology for Non-cryogenic sperm transport
- Development of a Flow Cytometric Assay for sperm DNA Fragmentation Index
- Involved in Derivation of human embryonic stem cell lines – MHB/SCR/003, in collaboration with Manipal Hospital Stem Cell Laboratory