Dr. Priya Kannan, after completion of MBBS in India, trained in Reproductive Health and Human Genetics from University of Sydney, Australia and has also got a Masters Degree in Clinical Embryology from the reputed Monash University, Australia. All throughout her academic career, she has been a student of excellent caliber, bagging medals, awards and research grants.
She has been practicing in the specialized fields of Infertility and Genetics since 2003. She is a qualified Clinical Embryologist (the person who takes care and is in charge of the well being of the eggs, sperms and embryos in the IVF Laboratory). Her expertise in the field of Embryology is well known and she is on the Advisory board of many IVF Clinics around the Country. Apart from Infertility and Genetics, her other special interests are Adolescent health Care, PCOS and "NO-Hysterectomy" options for many gynaecological conditions. She has also been trained in Ultrasound, not only in 2D but also in 3D and 4D as well. She keeps herself abreast with all the recent innovations in her chosen fields of interest.
She is also Assistant Professor in Medical Genetics in the Tamil Nadu Dr. MGR Medical University and conducts free genetic Clinic in Govt. RSRM Hospital on a weekly basis. She is an active member of the Academy of Clinical Embryologists of India (ACE) and is presently the Joint Secretary of ACE, India. She is also active in FOGSI activities. She is also the Director of GIFT academy, which conducts teaching programs and regular courses in Reproductive Medicine and Clinical Embryology. She maintains her busy private practice as well as regularly teaches medical and postgraduate students and presents papers at national and international conferences. She is an avid teacher and her passion for teaching embryology is evident by her association with many courses around the country. She combines her medical expertise with a compassionate, caring and attentive approach to individual patients. Her patients greatly appreciate her approachability, accessibility, cheerfulness and friendly nature.