Our First's

IHR  started infertility and endoscopy management in early 1980’s, when this whole ART science was very much in infantile stage around the world. This makes Institute Of Human Reproduction  (IHR) the pioneer in infertility & endoscopy management.

Followings were started for the first time in North East India:

  • 1981:  Started IUI in Azoospermic patients using donor semen.
  • 1982:  Started Diagnostic Laparoscopy.
  • 1983:  Started Diagnostic Hysteroscopy.
  • 1984:  Started Microsurgery in Reproduction.
  • 1991:  Delivered first SIFT (Semen Intra Fallopian Transfer) Baby.
  • 1992:  Delivered the First IVF-ET (Test Tube Baby).
  • 1994:  Delivered the First GIFT (Gamete Intra Fallopian Transfer)Baby.
  • 1996:  Delivered First ICSI Test Tube Baby.
  • 1997:  Achieved First  TESE-ICSI pregnancy.
  • 1997:  Opened First Semen Bank.
  • 1998:  Started LASER Assisted Hatching.
  • 2001:  Organized the prestigious 7th ISAR Congress.
  • 2005:  Opened “Institute of Child Health”.
  • 2008:  Delivered and successfully sent home the smallest baby girl of NE India on 14/10/08:    weighing 700gms.
  • 2009:  Successful delivery of a baby with the help of PGD to a parent who had recurrent pregnancy loss.
  • 2010:  Successful  normal pregnancy to Thalassemia Minor wife and Homogygous Hb_E husband through PGD.
  • 2012:  Successfully delivered baby from cryopreserved Oocyte.
  • 2013: 3D Laparoscopic Hysterectomy.


Our First test tube baby was born in 1992.
The patient was 52 years old, and was the 
Eldest lady to conceive at that time which gave us  a lot 
of  press coverage and our name was introduces in the 
Limca Book of Records and remained there for three 
years for this feat.
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“IHR is one of the few centres in India to have a class 10,000 
IVF laboratory. At Institute of Human Reproduction, we 
perform more than 600 fertility related surgeries, 1000 
laparoscopic surgeries and more than 2000 IVF cycles per 
year”.

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