Dr Dharmesh S Kapoor

Department: Urogynaecology

Designation: Consultant

Qualification: MBBS, MD (BOM), FRCOG (ENG)

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Dr. Dharmesh S Kapoor is a Consultant Urogynaecologist with over 25 years of experience as a specialist. Currently, he’s practicing at Global Hospitals, Mumbai. He is the only British trained Subspecialist in Urogynaecology in India.

Prior to his return to India, he served as a full-time substantive Consultant in Obstetrics, Gynecology and Urogynecology at the Royal Bournemouth Hospital, England for 10 years.

After completing his MD in Obstetrics and Gynaecology from the prestigious KEM Hospital, Mumbai, he trained in the UK.

He is a specialist in the surgical treatment of prolapse of the vagina and uterus and has performed more than 1,000 pelvic floor and incontinence operations. He’s the only qualified doctor in all of Mumbai to perform an endo-anal ultrasound for problems like bowel urgency and bowel incontinence.

He achieved CCT in general Obstetrics & Gynaecology and additionally did a three-year subspecialty training in Urogynaecology at Plymouth with Dr. Robert Freeman (president, IUGA) and in urology with Professors Paul Abrams and Marcus Drake at the renowned Bristol Urological Institute. He also trained at Croydon University Hospital as a Clinical Fellow in Urogynaecology with world-renowned experts in Perineal Trauma and Endoanal Ultrasonography (Dr Abdul Sultan and Dr Ranee Thakar). He did the prestigious fellowship in Female Urology and Pelvic Floor Dysfunction from the prestigious Cleveland Clinic, Florida under Drs Gamal Ghoneim, Wily Davila and Steven Wexner.

He has published over 25 papers in peer-reviewed journals and served as an invited reviewer for the International Urogynecology Journal, European Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, and for the RCOG’s STRATOG learning program.

Experience

31 Years of Experience

Experience:

  • Present

Consultant Obstetrician, Gynaecologist and Urogynaecologist – Global Hospital, Mumbai

  • Worked With

Consultant Gynaecologist and UrogynaecologistRoyal Bournemouth Hospital, United Kingdom

Expertise

  • Recurrent urinary infections in women
  • Abdominopelvic pain
  • Urinary urgency and incontinence
  • Weak bladders and urodynamic testing
  • The surgical treatment of prolapse of the vagina and uterus
  • Surgical treatment of urinary incontinence in women

Achievements

  • Only qualified doctor in Mumbai to perform an endo-anal ultrasound for problems like bowel urgency and bowel incontinence.
  • Winner of the NHS Innovation Accelerator Fellowship in the United Kingdom.

Publications

Dr Kapoor has published over 20 articles, some of them are –

  • Uren A, Cotterill N, Hashim H, Worthington J, Kapoor DS,Abrams P. International Consultation on Incontinence Questionnaire‐Satisfaction: psychometric testing of a new patient‐reported outcome measure for the evaluation of satisfaction after urological surgery. BJUI 2020.
  • Verghese TS, Champaneria R, Kapoor DS, Latthe PM. Obstetric anal sphincter injuries after episiotomy: systematic review and meta-analysis. IntUrogynecol J. 2016 Feb 19. [Epub ahead of print].
  • Kapoor DS, Thakar R, Sultan AH. Obstetric anal sphincter injuries: review of anatomical factors and modifiable second stage interventions. IntUrogynecol J. 2015 Dec;26(12):1725-34. doi: 10.1007/s00192-015-2747-0. Epub 2015 Jun 5.
  • Naidu M, Kapoor DS, Evans S, Vinayakarao L, Thakar R, Sultan AH. Cutting an episiotomy at 60 degrees: how good are we? IntUrogynecol J. 2015 Jun;26(6):813-6. doi: 10.1007/s00192-015-2625-9. Epub 2015 Feb 6.
  • Freeman RM, Hollands HJ, Barron LF,Kapoor DS. Cutting a mediolateral episiotomy at the correct angle: evaluation of a new device, the Episcissors-60. Med Devices (Auckl). 2014 Feb 21;7:23-8. doi: 10.2147/MDER.S60056. eCollection 2014.
  • Dwivedi R,Kapoor DS, Dix S. Does previous pelvic surgery hasten the onset of clinically bothersome urodynamic stress incontinence? Eur J ObstetGynecolReprod Biol. 2014 Jan;172:124-6. doi: 10.1016/j.ejogrb.2013.09.046. Epub 2013 Oct 10.
  • Kapoor DS, Housami F, et al. Maximum urethral closure pressure: normative data and analysis as a diagnostic test. IntUrogynecol J Pelvic Floor Dysfunct 2012.
  • Kapoor DS, Thakar R, Oliver R, Sultan AH. Conservative versus surgical management of prolapse: What dictates patient choice ?IntUrogynecol J Pelvic Floor Dysfunct 2009: 20:1157-61
  • Kapoor DS, Nemcova M, et al. Reoperation rate for traditional anterior vaginal repair: Analysis of 207 cases with a median four year follow-up. IntUrogynecol J Pelvic Floor Dysfunct 2009: 21:27-31
  • Kapoor DS, Meher S, Watkins L, Das M. Referral patterns for pelvic floor disorders. IntUrogynecol J Pelvic Floor Dysfunct 2009: 20:1469-72

Textbook contributions

  • Kapoor DS, Drake Marcus. Lower urinary tract symptoms in Adults (Springer 2020). Drake M, Cocci A, Periera E Silva, R (Eds).
  • Kapoor DS, Sultan AH. Episiotomy and perineal tears. In Medicolegal Issues in Obstetrics and Gynaecology. Jha S, Ferriman A (Eds). Springer.
  • Kapoor DS, Ghoniem GM.  Management of urinary incontinence. In Practical Guide to female pelvic medicine. Ghoniem GM, Davila GW (Eds).  Taylor and Francis, Abingdon, Oxon, United Kingdom 2006.
  • Kapoor DS, Freeman RM.  Incontinence and the Menopause.  In Haslam J, Laycock J (Eds). Therapeutic management of incontinence and pelvic pain.  Springer-Verlag London Limited 2008.
  • Pantazis K, Kapoor DS, Freeman RM. Epidemiology of Overactive bladder. Royal College of Surgeons press.
  • Kapoor DS, Freeman RM. Urodynamic stress incontinence. In Textbook of Urogynaecology. Federation of Obstetrics and Gynaecological Societies of India (FOGSI).
  • Kapoor DS, Bombieri L. Voidingdysfunction. In Textbook of Urogynaecology. Federation of Obstetrics and Gynaecological Societies of India (FOGSI).

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