Dr. Shakti Mahapatra
Dr. Mahapatra is a Board Certified Obstetrician-gynecologist . She completed her residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology at Upstate Medical University, Syracuse ,New York. After finishing her residency she moved to Coachella Valley and began her practice.
As the first female OB-Gyn to practice in the Desert, she understands the needs of women in our community. She is regarded by her patients for that extra few steps she takes to individualize the care. She is a strong patient advocate, passionate community leader and a respected physician leader in Organized medicine not only locally, but also national and internationally.
Dr. Mahapatra's focus is on Gynecology. She takes care of women from puberty to post menopause.
In 1990, she became one of the first physicians to perform laparoscopic hysterectomy in Coachella Valley. She is a well-experienced surgeon in minimally invasive gynecologic procedures including single incision surgeries, as well as female urinary incontinence and pelvic organ prolapse surgeries vaginally.
Dr. Mahapatra is married to Dr. S. Mahapatra, a former professor at MIT. She has two children, and two years ago became a grandmother to a set of beautiful twin boys. In her spare time she loves to read, paint, play the piano and enjoys knitting. Her favorite exercise is Yoga for promoting both mind and body healing power.