Dr. Manika Khanna

Dr. Manika Khanna


Dr. Manika Khanna, a leader in the fields of medicine, business, and social work, has redefined India’s IVF industry with her relentless passion. As the Founder, CEO, and Chairperson of Gaudium IVF and Women Health Pvt. Ltd, she has transformed countless lives by offering hope to childless couples worldwide, thus setting new standards in the industry. Her success story is not just a tale of professional success, but a testament to the transformative power of visionary leadership and patient-centric care

A trailblazer in assisted reproduction in humans in India, Dr. Khanna has over 20 years of illustrious medical experience. Her relentless passion for serving society led her to pursue an Advanced Training Program in Gynaecological and Endoscopic Surgery at the University Hospital Schleswig-Holstein, Campus KEIL, Germany. She has also obtained advanced training in Assisted Reproduction in Humans (IVF) from the Melbourne IVF unit. Her extensive training in cutting-edge surgical techniques has made her a respected authority in the realm of reproductive medicine in India.


Dr. Khanna established the Gaudium IVF and Women Health in 2009 with her modest savings. This endeavour was driven by her profound vision and unwavering determination to assist childless couples in realising their dreams of parenthood. With a relentless commitment to restoring hope and happiness to countless childless families, Dr. Khanna’s transformative endeavours have set a new standard in infertility care. She has propelled Gaudium IVF and Women Health to international acclaim as India’s pioneer in radiation-free IVF treatments. She envisions a future where every individual is empowered to experience the profound joy of parenthood, making her an inspirational figure in the world of infertility treatment.


Dr. Khanna, hailed as India’s most experienced infertility and IVF specialist, has transformed the lives of thousands, offering solace to couples from more than 30 countries. Her expertise and commitment have made Gaudium IVF and Women Health a global destination for infertility treatments.

Founded with a vision to restore faith and happiness in the lives of those who had given up hope, it has become synonymous with compassionate and advanced medical care. Under the exceptional guidance of Dr. Khanna, the institution has achieved remarkable milestones, setting new records in the realm of reproductive medicine. With her persistent guidance, Gaudium IVF and Women Health has embraced challenges that others deemed insurmountable. One such astounding feat was the successful delivery of a healthy baby after 15 failed IVF cycles, a groundbreaking achievement in the field.

Since 1996, Dr. Khanna has conducted thousands of successful IVF treatments, spanning over 30 countries. Additionally, she has conducted many deliveries successfully, establishing herself as a preeminent clinician in handling complex infertility conditions encompassing recurrent IVF failure, recurrent miscarriages, polycystic ovarian syndrome, uterine fibroids, endometriosis, polycystic ovarian disease (PCOD), PMS, polyps, ovarian cyst removal, and endometriosis.

Following the phenomenal success of Gaudium IVF and Women Health in the country, Dr. Khanna extended her commitment to women’s health and well-being by establishing Gaudium Woman Hospital – an IVF Clinic and infertility Treatment Centre at Janakpuri in West Delhi, where she provides expert consultation. Using innovative approaches to enhance the well-being of women and children across every phase of their lives, the senior doctor adheres to a holistic philosophy towards women’s health.


Dr. Khanna is a stalwart advocate for a “Patient-First Culture,” where compassion, personalised care, confidentiality, and transparency take centre stage. By embracing
a patient-centred care philosophy, she has carved an indelible mark in the industry.
What distinguishes her is the remarkable connection she forges with her patients. With
her fingers on the pulse of patient needs, she steers the ship of Gaudium IVF and Women
Health with a steady hand, ensuring that compassion and personalised care are not
mere buzzwords but the very essence of her approach. This attribute has helped her win
the trust of her patients. She aims to offer optimum patient care and makes sure that
each patient receives personalised attention from a devoted team of specialists, thus
solidifying Gaudium IVF’s commitment to prioritising the unique needs of those seeking
fertility solutions.


In 2014, Dr. Khanna established the Gaudium Foundation, a charitable institution focused on improving healthcare access for underprivileged children and women in slums, minority communities, and remote areas. Driven by her passion for social change, she ensures essential medical services and health awareness initiatives reach those in need. The foundation, under her guidance, continues to make a profound impact by promoting better health and well-being among vulnerable populations.


Dr. Khanna’s transformative efforts have not gone unnoticed. She has numerous awards to her credit. She was honoured with the IVF Leader of the Year, India Award by Gurudev Sri Sri Ravishankar at the Healthcare Heroes Conclave & Awards. In 2021, she was awarded “Name in Medical Science and Practice” for her contribution to Global Women’s Health by Oxford (UK). She also received “The Honorary Professorship Award” from Oxford, UK in 2018; “Healthcare Personality of the Year-Women” by Honourable Health Minister Anupriya Patel at the Business World Awards in 2017, Kesari Women Award by Punjab Kesari, Delhi. The visionary leader has also been praised by the former President of India Smt. Pratibha Patil for her outstanding work in the field of infertility.

Her stellar leadership and visionary approach have also earned Gaudium IVF and Women Health several prestigious awards, including the highly coveted Quality Choice award by ESQR (European Society for Quality Research) in Barcelona, Spain on July 3, 2022; a singular honour for an Indian. Other accolades include the India Best Practices Award IVF Chain Company of the Year 2019 awarded by Frost & Sullivan (US); and the Symbol of Brand Excellence Award by Power Brand in the IVF category in London (2018). Also, the Times of India Health survey ranked it Number 1 position in North India and Number 2 all over India in 2021.


Dr. Khanna’s exceptional achievements and profound knowledge have not only driven Gaudium IVF and Women Health’s success, but have also made her a sought-after international faculty member. She is frequently invited to conferences worldwide to share her wealth of knowledge and experience. Her dedication to advancing the field of IVF through education and knowledge dissemination reflects her commitment to shaping a better future for reproductive medicine. The leader is a true inspiration for all those who aspire to make a meaningful impact in the world of healthcare.