Uro-Oncology and Endourology: 16th-17th august, 2014

Profiles

Dr.Mahesh Desai

Dr.Mahesh Desai did his undergraduate and post graduate (MS) studies from B J Medical College under the auspices of Pune University, India. He was trained in Urology and received fellowship (FRCS) from the Royal College of Surgeons of London and Edinburgh in 1973.

He was the Chairman of the Department of Urology at Muljibhai Patel Urological Hospital since 1983 till 12th June, 2010. He is the Managing Trustee of MPUH and Honorary Managing Director of Muljibhai Patel Society for Research in Nephro-Urology since 16th February, 2001, Medical Director of MPUH since 12th June, 2010 and the Director of the Jayaramdas Patel Academic Center.    

  • President, Urological Society of India (2006-2007).
  • President, Asian Society of Endourology (2008 -  2012).
  • President, Society International d’Urologie (SIU) (October, 2011 - 2012).
  • President: World Endourology Society (2012 – 2013)
  • St Paul,s Medal British Association of Urological Surgeons. 2012
  • Americal Urological Association Citation 2012.
  • Qimpro Platinum Statesman Award in Healthcare Sector 2012
  • Hon Membership: Urological Society of Australasia and New Zealand.
  • Hon Membership: Singapore Urological Association
  • Hon Membership: Chinese Urological Association.
  • Richard Tiptaft Visiting Professorship, Guy’s Hospital. UK

750 scientific papers, 230 workshops, and published 174 scientific papers in national & international journals and contributed in more than 30 books.

Dr Desai was awarded the prestigious Dr. B.C. Roy National Award for the year 2000 in “Recognition of the best talents in encouraging the development of Specialties in different branches of Medicine” by the President of India.  
He served the Endourology Society in various capacities. There are about 70 students who have done their Urology training under him. MPUH was recognized as an Endourology training center and so far ten Endourology fellows have been trained under him with couple of essays being awarded prices.

Dr. Mahesh Desai’s wide experience and skills have resulted in his being elected as a member of American Association of Genito-Urinary Surgeons. He is the first Indian to have this honor. He was also the first Indian to deliver a Guest Lecture in the plenary session of American Urological Association’s Annual Conference held at Chicago on 30th April, 2003. Under his leadership India hosted, for the first time, Video Urology Conference in the year 2000 and the World Congress on Endourology, in November, 2004 at Mumbai.

He has been able to achieve all this with the support of his wife Dr Nalini Desai and his children especially Dr Mihir Desai who is the Prof. of Clinical Urology and the Director of Robotic Urological Surgery at the Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, USA and his daughter Mrs Renu Chokshi, an MBA in Human Resources.

Dr. (Col)  Rajeev Sood

Dr. (Col)  Rajeev Sood is the Director Urology, Robotics & Renal Transplantation at Fortis Fl. Lt Rajan Dhall Hospital,New Delhi.

Dr.(Col) Rajeev Sood comes with more than 23yrs of distinguished services with the Armed Forces and more than 22 years of super specialization in urology. Born on 26th November 1959 and a graduate of the '76 batch of the Armed Forces Medical College, he is a Gold medalist through MBBS, MS and MCh. As a surgeon, he was awarded the Vishisht Seva Medal by the President of India for performance beyond the call of duty. While with the Armed forces he has the credit of doing the first cadaver renal transplant and the first laproscopic live donor nephrectomy in the Armed Forces, he has to his credit more than 1000 renal transplants.

He took voluntary retirement from the Armed Forces in the year 2003. Most recently he served as Senior Consultant Urology and Renal Transplantation at Max Healthcare - Saket.

He is the driving force behind the Laser Prostatectomy programme in the country. He started Holmium enucleation prostate (HOLEP) in the year 1999 and later was the first to launch the High energy Green light laser prostatectomy programme in the country in 2003. He has been active in the academic field and has been faculty at numerous Indian and International conferences and operative workshops, with numerous publications to his credit.  

Dr Madhu Sudan Agrawal

Academic Qualifications:

M.B.B.S. 1979 M L B Medical College, JHANSI   (Kanpur University)    
M.S. (surgery) 1983 All India Institute of Medical Sciences, N Delhi
M.Ch. (Urology) 1989 S M S Medical College, Jaipur (Rajasthan University)
m.n.a.m.s. (SURGERY) 1996 National Academy of Medical Sciences, N Delhi
m.n.a.m.s. (Urology) 2004 National Academy of Medical Sciences, N Delhi

Professional Experience:

Designation Name of Organization Duration
Lecturer S N Medical College, Agra 1985 - 1989
Assistant Professor S N Medical College, Agra 1989 - 1999
Associate Professor S N Medical College, Agra 1999 - 2006
Professor S N Medical College, Agra 2006 – 2010

Highlights :

  • Topper of Medical College and University throughout the course of MBBS, with distinction/ honors in all subjects.
  • More than 70 publications in National & International Journals.
  • More than 150 papers presented in National & International Conferences.
  • Received various best paper and poster awards in state, zonal & National conferences.
  • Delivered more than 200 guest lectures at state, zonal & National level conferences.
  • PG examiner to the National Board of Examinations (DNB) and several Universities.
  • Reviewer for British J Urology, J Endourology, Indian J Urology, Indian J Surgery.
  • Recipient of Pinnamaneni Vankteshwara Rao Oration & Gold Medal of Urological Society of India for year 2006-2007.
  • Recipient of P N Kataria Memorial Oration & Gold Medal of North Zone Chapter of Urological Society of India for year 2011.
  • One of the pioneers in Endourology in India, popularized several new techniques.
  • Conducted several workshops in Endourology at National and International level.
  • Organizing Secretary of Annual Conference of Urological Society of India , USICON 2010
  • President of North Zone Chapter of Urological Society of India, 2006-2007.
  • Honorary Treasurer, Urological Society of India, 2009-2013.

Dr Muneer Khan

Dr Muneer Khan did his MS in general surgery from Govt Medical College Srinagar. M.Ch in Urology from AIIMS in 1988.  Worked in different capacities as Assistant Professor, Associate Professor and Professor & HOD of Surgery GMC Srinagar till 2009.

Presently Working as Director & Head of Urology Kidney Hospital Sonwar Srinagar ( NBE Accredited ).

Presented Over 100 papers at conferenceses in India and Abroad.  Over 30 publications in reputed journals.

Around 20 post graduate doctors were trained under me.

Has been the president NZ – ASI in 2008 and president SELSI ( 2012-2013 )

Has received various awards National and International. Has received Rashtriya Gaurav Award and Bharat Shiromani Award.

Is the Pioneer in starting PCNL URS RIRS Holmium Laser Prostectomy and  Laparoscopic Surgery in the state of Jammu and Kashmir and established Laparoscopic Centre in 1994.

Presently Directotor kidney Hospital and Profesor and Head Department of Urology and minimaly invasive Surgery.

Dr. Pawan K Gupta

M. S. Surgery
Dipl. Urology
A pioneer of RIRS in India

Has following publications in International Journals: -

  1. Ureterorenoscopy to remove a fungal bezoar from the Renal Pelvis; a case report published in the British Journal of Urology International (Vol. 87, No. 4, March 2001).
  2. ‘An initial experience with a Prototype Ureteroscope under New Techniques in Endourology in the Journal of Endourology (Vol.20. Number 1, January 2006.
  3. ‘Is the Holmium: YAG Laser the Best Intracorporeal Lithotriptor for the Ureter?’ a three-year retrospective study in the Journal of Endourology (Vol. 21, No. 3, March 2007).

Has designed a new Ureterorenoscope which has the provision of simultaneously lasing the stone & sucking the fragments & debris, there by avoiding the need to remove the fragments by using stone holding foreceps & prevent repeated excursions in the Ureter. The scope has been manufactured by Richard Wolf GmbH, Germany & named as “Suction Uretero - Renoscope by Pawan Gupta”

Has conducted more than Fifty workshops on RIRS & TUR in India & Abroad.
Has delivered numerous guest lectures on RIRS & TUR in India & Abroad.
Has organized following major workshops on RIRS at his clinic in Panipat:-

  1. First workshop on RIRS in the year 1997 at R P Stone Clinic, Panipat under the aegis of North Zone Chapter of USI
  2. RIRS 2011 organized by Urological Society of India at R P Stone Clinic, Panipat.
  3. RIRS 2012 at R P Stone Clinic. Panipat.

Dr. Prem Nath Dogra

Date of Birth: 4th November’ 1953
Nationality: Indian
Passport Number: E8578040
Medical Registration No.: 2260(J&K), 862(MCI),     
7310(DMC)

Present Position: Professor & Head
Department of Urology
All India Institute of Medical Sciences
Ansari Nagar, New Delhi - 110 029

Correspondence Address

D-II/42, Ansari Nagar, New Delhi-29
INDIA
Tel.(R).011-26588729
Mobile: 9810600909
Fax: 011-26588663, 26588641
E-MAIL: premnathdogra@gmail.com

Professional Qualifications

Degree/Certificate Institution Year
M.B.B.S. Govt. Medical College, Jammu December 1978
M.S.(Gen. Surgery) Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education & Research, Chandigarh December 1982
M.Ch.(Urology) Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education & Research, Chandigarh December 1984

Professional Experience:

Designation Institution Duration
Junior Resident
(Surgery)
Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education & Research, Chandigarh Jan’ 1980 – Dec’ 1980
Resident Teaching Fellow Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education & Research, Chandigarh Jan’ 1981 – Dec’ 1982
Senior Resident (Urology) Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education & Research, Chandigarh Jan’ 1983 – Dec’ 1984
Lecturer (Urology) Christian Medical College & Brown Memorial Hospital, Ludhiana 29/04/1985 - 18/07/1985
Lecturer (Urology) Sher-E-Kashmir
Institute of Medical Sciences
23/08/1985 - 09/06/1986
Assistant Professor (Urology) All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Ansari Nagar, New Delhi-110029 19/06/1986 - 30/06/1990
Associate Professor (Urology) All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Ansari Nagar, New Delhi-110029 01/07/1990 - 30/06/1995
Additional  Professor (Urology) All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Ansari Nagar, New Delhi-110029 01/07/1995 - 30/06/2003
Professor (Urology) All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Ansari Nagar, New Delhi-110029 01/07/2003 to Till date
Professor & Head (Urology) All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Ansari Nagar, New Delhi-110029 01.04.2010     onward

 1. Surgical Specialties :

  • Core General Urology and Endoscopic Surgery
  • Urolithiasis
  • Reconstructive Surgery
  • Endo-Urology
  • Uro-Oncology
  • Surgery of the Pheo-Chromocytoma
  • Male Infertility, Andrology and Erectile Dysfunction
  • Urological Laproscopic Surgery
  • Robotic Urological Surgery

2. Additional Speciality Work :      

  • Laser in Urology
  • Ultrasound in Urology
  • Extracorporeal Shock Wave Lithotripsy (Lithostar, Dornier)
  • Urodynamics

3. Awards, Prizes and ORATIONS:

  • Awarded certificate of Merit – Epidemiological study of nutritional risk factors in urinary stone disease – XXVth Annual Conference of Nutrition Society of India 18-19 Dec. 1992 at National Institute of Nutrition, Hyderabad.
  • Awarded Best Video Prize for Core Through urethrotomy with Nd – Yag laser of Post traumatic obliterative stricture of Bulbomembranous Urethra -  in 9th Annual Conference and CUE Programme of USICON – NZC, 29th  to 31st Oct., 1999, Agra.
  • International Atomic Energy Agency award for Training Course on Radiation Protection for Doctors, 4th – 5th September, 2006, Auckland, New Zealand.
  • Da Vinci Surgical System Off-Site Training Programme for a Console Surgeon, conducted on August 9-10, 2006 at University of California, Irvine (USA).
  • Honored Dr. P.N. Kataria Memorial Oration on Laser Core-Through Urethrotomy in Post traumatic obliterative stricture of bulbomembranous urethra, NZUSICON 2009. 2nd October, Amritsar.
  • Awarded “Rashtriya Gaurav Award” on 10th October 2009 by India Interntional Friendship Society
  • Awarded “Glory of India Award” on  May 25th  2010 by India International Friendship Society
  • Invited as a guest of honor in the inaugural function of AISMOC on 4th February 2011 in Bokaro, Jharkhand.
  • Delivered a key note address on current status of the robotic surgery in India in AISMOC on 4th February 2011 in Bokaro, Jharkhand.
  • Awarded 2nd prize in Chandigarh best video session on “The technique Robotic assisted inguinal lymphnode dissection in carcinoma of penis”  in 45th Annual Conference of Urological Society of India  from 5 – 8th January, 2012
  • Awarded Marudhara Jodhpur Trust Oration in 22nd NZUSICON Jammu November 16-18, 2012.
  • Awarded Best Poster Award in 22nd NZUSICON Jammu November 16-18, 2012
  • Conferred honorary D.Sc. by University of Kolkatta

4. Organisation of Conferences, Symposium, Workshops And Continuing Urological Education Programme :

  • Organising Treasurer of International Symposium "Adult and Paediatric Genito- Urinary Reconstructive Surgery" Feb. 15- 17, 1989. Department of Urology,All India Institute of Medical sciences, New Delhi.
  • Joint organising Secretary of Vth National Conference of Urolithiasis Society of India, 10- 12th Nov. 1989,  organised by Department of Urology, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi.
  • Treasurer of North Zone Continuing Urological Education  Programme, Urological Society of India, 5th October, 1991,  organised by the Department of Urology, AIIMS, New Delhi.
  • Member Scientific Committee – EMS’ 1998.  International Conference on Emergency Medical Services Systems organised by Department of Hospital Administration, AIIMS.
  • Executive Member & Co-ordinator, Live International Workshop and C.M.E. on Laproscopic Urologic Surgery, Nov. 13 to 15, 1999, AIIMS, New Delhi.
  • Executive Member, Millennium International Urology Congress 3-5 November, 2000, New Delhi
  • Executive Member & Co-ordinator, Live Operative Workshop on Minimal Invasive Surgery in Urology (PRE-ASICON 2000) December, 2000 J.L. Nehru Auditorium, AIIMS, New Delhi.
  • Special Invitee to Workshop sponsored by National Board of Examination on Development of Curriculum for Family Medicine on 26th February 2002 at Board Room, AIIMS.
  • Executive Member and Coordinator of International Live Operative Workshop, CME & Instructional Course in Laparoscopic Urolgoical Surgery on April 4-6, 2002 at AIIMS, New Delhi.
  • Organising Co-Chairman “Live International Workshop on Holmium Laser in Endourology” October 8-9, 2003, AIIMS, New Delhi.
  • Executive member of Organizing committee of XIV NZC-USICON 2004 and International Symposium & Video Workshop on Geriatric Urology & Uro-Oncology, 19-21 November 2004, New Delhi.
  • Organising Executive Member of 9th Asian Congress of Urology, 2008 of Urological Association of Asia, 1-5 Oct, 2008, New Delhi.
  • Organising Co-Chairman:  International Symposium, Workshop and Hands-on Training on Diseases of the Prostate Gland, 3-4 April, 2009, AIIMS, New Delhi.
  • Organising Co Chairman :U S I Mock Examination 2010, 22-24March 2010, AIIMS, New Delhi
  • Organising Chairman : Uro-Oncology Workshop, Laparoscopic, Robotic and Open, 1-3 October 2010, Jointly Organized by : Rajiv Gandhi Cancer Institute & Research Centre, All India Institute of Medical Sciences and Dr. RML Hospital & PGIMER, New Delhi
  • Advisor organizing committee of 20th Annual Conference of North Zone Chapter NZUSICON 2010, 12-14 November, 2010, Apparel House, Sec. 44, Gurgaon.
  • Jointly organized the Men’s Health Symposium: CME and live operative workshop on Stricture Urethra and Men’s Health with  Dr RML-PGIMER, New Delhi, August 2011
  • Organizing Co-Chairman : International Prostate Cancer Symposium and Live Operative Robotic Workshop RGCON-2012 and First National Conference on Men’s Health at PGIMER, Dr. RML Hospital, New Delhi., 5th to  8th April,2012.
  • Organised Live operative Robotic Urologic Surgery Workshop on Current and Future Trend of Robotic Surgery at AIIMS on 4th July, 2012.
  • Organised Mid-Term CUE on Advances in Renal Cell Carcinoma Management jointly with RGCI and Research Centre under the aegis North-Zone  Chapter, Urological Society of India on 23rd June, 2013 at AIIMS.

5. Research Projects :

  • Co-investigator of the Multicentric National Project entitled, ‘Clinical Trial of Traditional medicines in treatment of Urolithiasis’ funded by ICMR (1986-1990).
  • Co-investigator of the Research Project entitled, “Epidemiological study of Urolithiasis with special emphasis on nutritional risk factors amongst patients attending AIIMS”, funded by ICMR 1991-1995
  • Co-investigator of the National Research Project entitled, “Management of patients suffering from Neurogenic Urological disorders through Reflexology therapy”, financed by Ministry of Information Technology, Government of India (1998-2001).
  • Chief investigator of the clinical research trial for “Comparative evaluation of Prostane and Terazosin in treatment of Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia – National Multicentric Study funded by Himalaya Drug Company (2002-2003).
  • Chief investigator of the clinical research trial for “Comparative evaluation of Prostina and Terazosin in treatment of Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia – National Multicentric Study funded by Dey’s Medical Stores (MFG) (2002-2003).
  • Chief investigator of “A post Marketing Surveillance study of Intra-Vesical BCG Vaccine (Serum Institute of India Ltd- ONCO-BCG) in Ca-in-situ and in intermediate and high risk Ta, Ta1 Transitional cell carcinoma of Urinary Bladder”- in progress.
  • Co Investigator “Cholesterol homeostasis and expression of cell cycle proteins(Cyclin E & CDK2) in normal prostate,benign prostatic hyperplasia & carcinoma prostate cases:a pilot study” with dept. of Biochemistry
  • Co-guide “Effect of Addition of Various Doses of Clonidine 15 u.g, 25 u.g, 35 u.g. To Hyperbaric Bupivacaine 0.5%, 2ml (10mg) On Subrachnoid Block Characterstics & Hemodynamic Parameters in Patients Undergoing Transuretheral Resection of Prostate and Transuretheral Resection of Bladder Tumour” from July 2009 to June, 2012.
  • Co-site Investigator in the ICMR Task Force study titled “Hospital Based Survelliance of female genitial fistula”

6. Chapter In Books :

  • P.N. Dogra : Diet and Renal disorders in benefits of  vegetarian nutrition - proceeding of XXX World Vegetarian  Congress of Nutrition held in India 1993. eds - U kapil et al PP30-40,1994.
  • P.N. Dogra, NP Gupta, Rajesh Taneja : Urological emergencies and their management in general practice - current practice  in emergency care.edsP.C.Chaubey et al pp 380-396,1995.
  • P.N. Dogra : Management of Renal Cell Carcinoma - advances in Uro-oncology. eds - A K Hemal et al pp105-117, 1995.
  • P.N. Dogra, Rajeev TP, Aron M : Ethics in Urology - Medical ethics, health legislation and patient care in India. eds- Choubey PC et al pp178-193, 1998.
  • P.N. Dogra, MS Ansari : Laparoscopic Management of Renal Cystic Diseases : Contemporary Trends in Laparoscopic Urologic Surgery. Eds AK Hemal et al pp 95-102, 2002.
  • P.N. Dogra, MS. Ansari, N.P. Gupta : Application of Holmium Laser in Urethral Stricture :  Holmium Laser Endourological Applications. Eds N.P. Gupta et. al. pp 37-42, 2003.
  • P.N. Dogra, MS Ansari, Minu Bajpai : Diseases of the Urinary Bladder and Prostate: in Essential of Surgery Eds Sunil Chumber pp 1309-1327, 2004.
  • P. N. Dogra , Kumar A.  Erectile dysfunction. In: Sexually Transmitted Diseases and HIV/ AIDS. Editor Sharma V.K. Second Edition 2009, pp.741-64.

7. Membership of Scientific Associations/ Societies :

  • Life member of Urological Society of India. No.D030 FL.
  • Life member of Urolithiasis Society of India. No.192.
  • Life member of North Zone Chapter of Urological Society of India. No. NZ-D01F.
  • Executive member of Urolithiasis Society of India.
  • Full member of Association of Surgeons of India.
  • Co-Treasurer of North Zone chapter of urological society of India.
  • Treasurer, Andrology India Society.
  • Life Member of IMA (DMA).
  • Member of American Association for the Advancement of Science.
  • President Urological Society of India - North Zone Chapter (2004-2005)
  • Founder and life member of Delhi Andrology Society (D001FL)
  • Life Member of Society of Endoscopic and Laparoscopic Surgeons of India (SElSI). Membership No.989.
  • Member of Societe Internationale d’ Urologie (SIU).  Membership No.9066.
  • Founder member and advisor of Genito Urinary Cancer Society of India (GUCSI)
  • Elected Fellow of International Medical Science Academy  (IMSA) Fellowship No. : 1840 on the 5th July, 2010.
  • International member of AUA   , ID:00978096
  • Fellowship of IMSA
  • Council Member of Urological Society of India

8. Membership Of Editorial Board/Scientific Committee /Selection Board/ Examinations :

  • Subject Editor (Scientific Council) - Journal of Forensic medicine and Toxicology, published by the Department of Forensic Medicine & Toxicology, AIIMS, New Delhi.
  • Adviser in personality test board for combined medical services examination of UPSC.
  • Consultant Editor- JK Science, Journal of Medical Education  & Research, J&K.
  • Examiner for M.Ch.(Urology).
  • Examiner for National Board of Examination (Genito – Urinary Surgery).
  • Thesis Examiner for post graduates in Surgery - Maharshi Dayanand University - Rohtak.
  • Thesis Examiner for post graduates in Urology – P.G.I. M.E.R., Chandigarh.
  • Expert in UPSC for specialist selection. 
  • Member of the University court: (MD University, Rohtak & Kurukshetra University, Haryana).
  • Special Invitee Academic committee AIIMS.
  • Member of Surgical selection committee AIIMS.
  • Member of Peer Review Team, Indian Journal of Urology.
  • Review referee for Urological Research Institute of Urology & Nephrology London.
  • Member of Doctoral Committee for Ph.D.

9. Invited Talks / Guest Lectures/ Live Demonstrations/ Chairperson:  169

10.  Publications (International & national index journal) : 146

11.  Conferences attended (International & National) : 116

12.  Papers presented in Conferences (International & National)  : 181

Dr Anil Elhence

Dr Anil ElhenceDesignation:   Consultant Urologist and Chief, Division of Urology, Dhanvantri Hospital, Meerut
Qualifications:   MBBS MS(Surgery) DNB (Surgery) MCh (Urology) DNB (Urology) MNAMS
Positions:   President Elect - Urological Association of Uttar Pradesh
Hon. Treasurer – North Zone Chapter Urological Society of India
Executive Council Member – North Zone Chapter Urological Society of India

Dr.Anshuman Agarwal

Dr.Anshuman Agarwal

Qualification : MBBS, MS (Surgery), MCh (Urology)
Nationality : Indian
Tel.No. : +91 - 9810359171
Email : dranshuman.agarwal@gmail.com
Medical Registration : Medical Council of India–38591
Delhi Medical Council-20308

Academic Qualificatons

Degree College University Year of Passing No.of Attempts
MBBS King Georges Medical college Lucknow 1993 First
MS -do- -do- 1997 First
MCh JIPMER Pondicherry 2001 First

Academic Record at MBBS

Exam Year of Passing No.of  Attempts Marks Obtained Remarks
1st MBBS 1990 First 66.5% Honours in physiology, biochemistry
2nd MBBS 1991 First 64.5% Honours in pathology , microbiology
3rd MBBS 1993 First 65% Honours in medicine and pediatrics

Work Experience

  • Working as a Senior consultant Urologist with Indraprastha Apollo Hospitals, Sarita Vihar, New Delhi which is a state of the art urology facility, holmium laser, a variety of equipment for endourology including flexible ureterorenoscope and cystonephroscope.
  • Worked as Senior Consultant Urologist at Fortis group of hospitals New Delhi, based at Vasant Kunj from March 2010 till feb 2012. He has worked with state of art equipment’s like DaVinci robot, holmium laser, Siemens lithotripsy, a variety of equipment for endourology including flexible ureterorenoscope and cystonephroscope. He was also actively involved in renal transplantation.
  • Worked as Senior Consultant Urologist at RG Stone Urology and laparoscopy Hospital, East of Kailash, New Delhi from june 2002 till feb 2010.
  • Well versed in performing all endourological procedures including upper tract percutaneous and lower tract surgeries. Have performed more than 1500 Holmium laser prostatectomies ( HOLEP) with gland size ranging from 40 to 250 grams. Confident in using holmium laser for all its applications viz Endopyelotomy, Ureterotomy, Ureteroscopy, PCNL. Routinely doing laproscopic urological surgeries eg. pyeloplasty, donor nephrectomy, radical nephrectomy , ureteric reimplantation etc.
  • Observer Department of Urology ,Cleveland Clinic ,USA. Keenly observed advanced laparoscopic procedures in Urology and refined existing skills in lap urology
  • Worked at Rajiv Gandhi Cancer Institute and Research Centre, Delhi in the department of genitourinary oncology. Performed and assisted all major uro oncological surgeries viz radical prostatectomies ,radical cystectotomy with continent and non continent urinary diversions ,nephrectomies with removal of caval thrombus,penectomies ,ilioingunal lymph node dissections.
  • MCh ( Urology) july 1999 till july 2001.obtained training in open and endourological procedures . Managed all urological emergencies. Participated in academic activities and training of junior residents and under graduates. Presented papers at national and regional conferences.
  • Senior Registrar in the department of surgery King Georges Medical College Lucknow, from December 1997 till dec 1998.Worked in the units of laparoscopy and urology.
  • MS ( General Surgery) May 1994 till May 1997 from King Georges Medical College Lucknow.

Conference presentations

USICON 2011 lecture- adult laparoscopic pyeloplasty
Symposium – comparison of Holep and Turp
East Zone USICON Symposium – Current status of HOLEP
NZUSICON 2010
  • Lecture on various energy sources for surgical management of BPH
  • Video presentation – Holmium laser resection/ enucleation in advanced Ca prostate with bladder outlet obstruction

Mr Manal Kumar

Mr Manal Kumar MBBS, MS, MCh (Urol), FRCS (Edin), FRCS (Urol)
Practising at: Spire Murrayfield Hospital Wirral

Specialties

  • Urology
    • Urinary tract infections
    • Prostate cancer
    • Bladder / kidney stone disease
    • Bladder cancer

Special clinical interests:
Sub-specialty(s)
Robotic Surgery
Laparoscopic radical prostatectomy
Neo-bladder reconstruction
Microsurgical procedures

Diagnosis and treatment of prostate cancer
Improving outcomes of prostate cancer treatment, including robotic and laparoscopic radical prostatectomy
Management of invasive bladder cancer and neo-bladder reconstruction
Research interests:
Improving outcomes in prostate cancer treatment.Early diagnosis and treatment of prostate cancer, management of high risk bladder cancer.
Current NHS and /or university posts:
Consultant Urological Surgeon, Wirral University Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust
Year of first medical qualification:
1993
Current membership(s) of professional, national and regional bodies:
British Association of Urological Surgeons : American Urological Association 
General Medical Council
European Urological Association

Background Information 

Professional profile

I was appointed as a consultant urological surgeon at the Wirral University Hospitals NHS Trust in 2008. I practice in all areas of urology and have a special interest in the management of urological cancers. A large part of my practice involves the management of prostate cancer.

I am the first to start robotic surgery on the Wirral in the NHS and am one of the few high volume surgeons undertaking laparoscopic and robotic radical prostatectomy in UK.

I qualified in 1993 and have undergone specialist training in the Mersey region. As part of my training I have been to some of the best urological centres in the world including the Cleveland Clinic and the Long Island Jewish Medical Centre. My broad training includes all aspects of urology including minimally invasive stone surgery, micro-vascular surgery and treatment of lower urinary tract symptoms. I have over ten years experience with laparoscopic urology and mentor consultants at other trusts in these procedures.

Monish Aron, MD

Monish Aron, MD Professor of Clinical Urology
Co-Director, Robotic Surgery & Advanced Laparoscopy
Practicing locations:

  • Keck Hospital of USC
  • USC Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center and Hospital

About this doctor: Dr. Aron is an expert in robotic, laparoscopic, and belly-button surgery for diseases of the adrenal, kidney, ureter, bladder and prostate. Dr. Aron has received training in urology at premier institutions in India, Australia and the United States. He received fellowship-training in advanced laparoscopy and robotics at the Cleveland Clinic under Dr. Inderbir Gill, the world leader in minimally invasive urological surgery.

Dr. Aron comes to USC from the Cleveland Clinic, where he served on the Urology Faculty as a laparoscopic and robotic specialist. Dr. Aron has received numerous acclaimed awards including the GB Ong Medal from the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, as well as several awards for his scientific presentations and surgical videos at the American Urological Association Congress. Dr. Aron has published extensively (>150 publications) and serves as referee for six leading urological journals, including Editorial Board appointments for two journals.

Dr. Aron has played a pioneering role in the development of robotic kidney surgery, single incision laparoscopic and robotic belly button surgery, as well as research in NOTES transvaginal nephrectomy. Dr. Aron has been invited to various national and international institutions to demonstrate minimally invasive and belly button laparoscopic surgery.

Education:

Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery, S.N. Medical College, 1990
Masters in Surgery, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, 1994
Magister Chirurgiae (Urology), All India Institute of Medical Sciences, 1998
Fellow, Royal College of Surgeons, Edinburgh, Scotland, UK, 2000

Internships:
S.N. Medical College, 1990 - 1991

Residencies:
All India Institute of Medical Sciences, General Surgery, 1992 - 1994
All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Urology, 1995 - 1998

Fellowships:
Royal Melbourne Hospital, Urology, 1999 - 2000
Cleveland Clinic, Urology, 2005 - 2008
Professional society memberships:
American Urological Association
American Medical Association
Societe Internationale de Urologie
Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh
The Endourology Society

Awards:
First Prize: Best Video Session, AUA: Transvesical robotic radical prostatectomy, 2009
Second Prize: Best Video Session, annual convention of the American Urological Association (AUA): Single-port transvesical enucleation of prostate (STEP), 2009

Dr. Narmada Prasad Gupta

Dr. Narmada Prasad GuptaDr. N.P. Gupta is Chairman, Academics and Research Division Urology. After doing specialization in Urology, he joined All India Institute of Medical sciences (AIIMS) as faculty in 1979 and rose to the position of Professor and Head of Department (1998-2010). During his distinguished career of 35 years, Dr Gupta contributed immensely to the growth of the sciences of Urology both at National and International Level. He has published over 300 articles & papers in various national and International journals, has written 6 books on Urology; contributed chapters in 9, produced 18 teaching video films and trained over 110 M.Ch. and Post graduates. He has performed more than 20,000 operations for various urological diseases. He is a pioneer and renowned surgeon who started robotic surgery in Urology in 2006 at AIIMS and today has performed the largest number of robotic surgeries in India in his specialty.

He was President of Urological Society of India (2007) and Asia (2008-10) and National Delegate and Board Member of Socitete Internationale D’ Urologie (2004-06). He has received several National and International Awards namely, Padamshree by Government of India (2007), Dr. B. C. Roy National Award by Medical Council of India (2005).

Medical Qualification

MBBS

Government Medical College, Jabalpur

1970

M.S. (Surgery)

Government Medical College, Jabalpur

1974

M.Ch. (Urology)

AIIMS, New Delhi

1977

Fellow Academy of Medical Sciences (FAMS)

National Academy of Medical Sciences, New Delhi

1998

Doctor of Science (D.Sc)

Rani Durgawati Vishwa Vidyalaya, Jabalpur

2009

Department Institute

Kidney & Urology Institute

Expertise

  • Robotic Surgery for Carcinoma Prostate, Carcinoma Bladder, Testis and Carcinoma Kidney
  • Reconstructive Robotic Surgery (Robotic Pyeloplasty for PUJ obstruction, Robotic Adrenal Ureteric and Retroperitoneal, Robotic Urogynecology,
  • Green Light/ Holimium Laser Prostatectomy / Bipolar TURP for Benign enlargement of Prostate (BPH)
  • Minimally Invasive and Laser Surgery for stone management (kidney, ureter and bladder stone)
  • Reconstructive surgery for Stricture urethra and Congenital disorders
  • Microscopic surgery for male infertility
  • Prosthetic surgery for Male Erectile Dysfunction, Urinary Incontinence
  • Female urological surgery for Stress Urinary Incontinence, Fistula

Dr. Ramesh Ramayya

Dr. Ramesh RamayyaFRCS (Eng) FRCS (Edin) ChM ( Liverpool)
Chairman & CEO, Consultant Urologist

Dr Ramesh Ramayya completed his training as a doctor from Osmania Medical College Hyderabad and proceeded to the United Kingdom to pursue his higher education as a Surgeon and Urologist. He obtained his Fellowship n Surgery from the Royal College of Surgeons of England and Edinburgh. He then specialized in Urology and EndoUrology at the University of Liverpool where he also obtained his Mastership.

On returning to India in 1986 he pioneered many new procedures like Laser Lithotripsy, PCNL, Laparoscopy, URS, and Laser Prostate Surgery.

He has set up one of the best equipped center for Urology in the country.

He now heads a team of dedicated Urologists delivering the finest in Urology and all its sub specialties.

Dr. R. S. Pawar

MS, M.Ch.(Uro)(AIIMS), DNB(Urology), MNAMS
Urosurgeon & Andrologist

Dr. R. S. Pawar did Graduation (MBBS) and Post-Graduation (MS Gen. Surgery) from KGMC, Lucknow.
He worked as Senior Resident Urology at SGPGI, Lucknow and then did MCh(Urology) from AIIMS, New Delhi .
After that he qualified DNB (Urology) and was awarded MNAMS.

He has been doing all sorts of Urological procedures, Laproscopic urology surgeries, Andrology, Male Infertility and Reconstructive Urosurgeries.

DR. S.K Pal

DR. S.K PalDR. S.K PAL is an eminent endourologist and has most innovative skills and aggressive procedural expertise in various techniques of Standard and Mini PCNL , RIRS and URS. He has excelled in the field of both upper and lower endourology and was elected as National convener of EndoUrology by Urological society of India. He has been a regular national & international faculty for performing and teaching various operations in India and abroad . He has earned reputation of International authority on Stone Disease.He has been invited on several ocassions by various organisations like Joe Segura course of American Urological Association,Society International Urology (SIU ), World congress of Endourology( WCE ), Chinese Urolithiasis Association ,Phillipines Urological Association and Pakistan Association of Urological surgeons and few others for delivering orations on the subjects related to Stones in Urinary System.

Dr. S K Sharma - HOD Urology

Dr. S K Sharma - HOD Urology Dr. S.K Sharma has done MBBS from Government medical college, Amritsar; M.S (General Surgery) from PGIMER, Chandigarh and M.Ch (Urology) from AIIMS, New Delhi in 1971. He superannuated as professor & Head, Dept. Of Urology and Director- PGIMER, Chandigarh in 2004. Subsequently, he worked as Head of Urology in Silver Oaks Hospital. He is the pioneer in the field of Urology in the region. He has lot of distinctions and awards to his credit including B.C Roy national award, Urology Gold medal & President of Urological Society of India. He has more than 200 publications in the peer reviewed national and international journals and has vast administrative experience.

He has expertise in Urinary stone diseases, Trauma, Reconstructive Surgery and Uro-Oncology. He had made various conference presentations nationally & internationally; and had authored various publications in the field of Joint replacement.

Dr Vidur Bhalla

Working   as  Associate  Professor  in  Urology   at  Government  Medical College  & Hospital   Chandigarh.
Completed   MCh  in Urology  from PGI MR , Chandigarh   in June 2006.
Presently   Council  Member  of North Zone  USI.