Dr Pradeep Rao

Department: Renal Sciences

Designation: Consultant-Urology & Transplant

Qualification: MBBS, DNB, FRCS, MNAMS, DNB (UROLOGY), FICS, DLU

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Experience

27 Years of Experience

Experience:

  • Dec 2001

Training in Laparoscopic Urology, EITS

  • Aug 2000

Visiting Fellow, Reconstructive Urology, University of California

  • Sept 2000

Visiting Fellow, Pediatric Urology, with Dr Warren Snodgrass, Southwestern Children’s Hospital

  • July/Aug 2000

Visiting Fellow, Laparoscopic Urology, with Dr Inderbir Gill, Cleveland Clinic Foundation

  • July 1996 to June 2000

Resident (Urology), Muljibhai Patel Urological Hospital

  • Aug 1993 to Jan 1994

Registrar (General Surgery & Urology), Rajawadi Municipal General Hospital

  • Feb 1993 to July 1993

Registrar (Plastic Surgery), R. N. Cooper Municipal General Hospital

  • Feb 1992 to Jan 1993

Registrar (General Surgery: Incl. A & E, Trauma), L. T. Municipal General Hospital

  • Aug 1991 to Jan 1992

Registrar (General Surgery), Mulund Municipal General Hospital

  • Aug 1990 to July 1991

Residency: S. H. O. (General Surgery) Sant Muktabai Municipal General Hospital

Expertise

Dr Rao primarily practices Endourology & Laparoscopic Urology including Lap Uro-oncology.

Publications

  • Cost Effectiveness of ESWL vs PCNL for renal calculi < 2 cms: An Indian Perspective. Indian Journal of Urology. September 2001
  • Laparoscopic Ureterocystoplasty: A novel technique – Abstract , Journal of Endourology, September 2002
  • Laparoscopic Orchidopexy: Is open orchidopexy dead? – Abstract , Journal of Endourology, September 2002
  • Laparoscopic Augmentation Cystoplasty using Duplex Ureters – Abstract, Indian Journal of Urology, October 2002 5. Evolution of the R-Port, Single port Laparoscopy – Abstract, J Endourology, October 2007
  • Initial evaluation of a new pneumatic intracorporeal lithotripter. Rane A, Kommu SS, Kandaswamy SV, Rao P, Aron M, Kumar R, Gupta N. BJU Int, 2007 Sept; 100(3): 629 32
  • Scarless single port transumbilical nephrectomy and pyeloplasty: first clinical report. Desai MM, Rao PP, Aron M, Pascal-Haber G, Desai MR, Mishra S, Kaouk JH, Gill IS. BJU Int. 2008 Jan; 101(1):83-8
  • Single-incision laparoscopic surgery: initial urological experience and comparison with natural-orifice transluminal endoscopic surgery. Raman JD, Cadeddu JA, Rao P, Rane A. BJU Int. 2008 Jun;101(12): 1493-6
  • Single-Port-Access Nephrectomy and Other Laparoscopic Urologic Procedures Using a Novel Laparoscopic Port (R-Port). Rane A, Rao P, Rao P. Urology. 2008 May (EPub ahead of print)
  • The feasibility of Single Port Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy: A pilot study of 20 cases. Rao P, Rao P, Rane A, JIHPBA (in print)
  • E-NOTES: A new paradigm: Experience in 33 cases Pradeep Rao, Mihir M Desai, Inderbir S Gill, Abhay Rane, Prashanth P Rao The Journal of Urology – April 2008 Vol. 179, Issue 4, Page 238,
  • Scarless single port transumbilical advanced laparoscopic surgery: Initial report of nephrectomy, pyeloplasty and partial nephrectomy Mihir M Desai, Monish Aron, Pradeep Rao,Georges-Pascal Haber, Shashikant Mishra, Jihad H Kaouk, Mahesh Desai, Inderbir S Gill. The Journal of Urology – April 2008 Vol. 179, Issue 4, Page 239
  • The Use of a Novel Reverse Thermosensitive Polymer (BackStopT) to Prevent Ureteric Stone Retropulsion During Intracorporeal Lithotripsy: a Randomized, Controlled Trial. Abhay Rane, Pradeep P Rao, John Honey et al. J Urol Vol 183, 1417-1423; April 2010
  • Invited Chapter in Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia; editors M. Ramalingam, David Albala published by MacMillan
  • Invited Chapter in Smith’s Textbook of Endourology, 3rd Edition: LESS and NOTES – An Introduction and History (in Print)
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