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Dr. Kumar Prabhu
Dr. Kumar Prabhu MBBS, MS (Gen-Surgery), DNB (Urology) Sr. Consultant Urologist, Dept of Urology, NU Hospitals Subspeciality : Urethral Reconstructive Surgery, Uro-Oncology

Dr. Kumar Prabhu M is a senior consultant urologist at NU Hospitals. After completing his MBBS, he did his Master of Surgery (MS) and then went on to pursue Diplomate National Board (DNB) in Urology. He has a special interest in reconstructive surgery of stricture urethra with more than 12 years' experience. He is versatile in all types of urethroplasty and has done more than 600 urethroplasties including redo surgeries and urethral fistulas. He also has done 25 female urethral reconstructions for stricture, which is an uncommon condition. He has organised many workshops on reconstructive surgeries for stricture urethra and has published papers on finer aspects of these surgeries. He is also involved in NABH documentation, conducting internal audits and updating quality programs of the hospital. He is member secretary of NU Institutional ethics committee. He is a past treasurer, past Hon. Secretary and president Elect of Bangalore Urological Society (BUS). Past Hon. Secretary of the Karnataka Urological Association (KUA) and organising secretary of KUACON 2020 (virtual), Life member of Association of Southern Urologists (ASU), Urological Society Of India (USI), Association of Surgeons of India (ASI) and Indian Medical Association (IMA). He is also part of the Team NU – Urology department and is actively involved in training super specialists in Urology.

Training Post Graduates

Since 2008 in NU Hospitals and in Puttaparthy since 2012

Professional Memebership

  • Past Treasurer, Bangalore Urological Society (BUS) (2011 -2013)
  • Past Hon. Secretary, BUS (2017)
  • President Elect, BUS (President for the year 2022)
  • Past Council Member of the Karnataka Urology Association (KUA) (2015-2016)
  • Past Hon. Secretary KUA (2018-2020)
  • Secretary of Institutional Ethics committee (2018-till date)
  • Life Member of the Association of Southern Urologists (ASU- India)
  • Life Member of the Urological Society of India (USI)
  • Life Member of the Surgical Society of India (ASI)
  • Life Member, Indian Medical Association (IMA)
  • Life Member Bangalore Branch Association of Medical Consultants (AMC)
  • Life member of the Association of National Board of Accredited institutions (ANBAI)

Current Pursuits

Ongoing research in different fields of Urology

Attending Various CME/Workshops/Conference

16th Nov 2014, The Hindu Higher secondary school, MC Road, Ambur

  • CME Presentation on Laser Lithotripsy of Urinary Tract Stones

22nd Feb’2015, Hotel Gold Finch, Bangalore

  • CME Presentation on Lasers in Urolithiasis

13th March 2015, La Marvella – Best Western Premier Hotel, Bangalore

  • CME Presentation on Desmopressin for Management of Primary Nocturnal Enuresis

1st August 2015, NU Hospitals, West, Bangalore

  • CME Presentation on Desmopressin for Management of Primary Nocturnal Enuresis

22nd November 2015

Conference Papers Presented

SZUSICON – August 2018

  • Survey of Fluid and drug therapy in acute ureteric colic
  • Chaired session on Uropharmacology

KUA-CON – 2016

  • Devon travelling fellowship Quiz Moderator
  • Dilip Adappa Best paper session – Perinephric urinoma due to acute ureteric obstruction.

USICON – January 2016

  • Renal depth measurement

3rd ASU Prof. HS Bhat Midterm Workshop on the Second opinion in Urology- November 2015

  • Failed post-BMG urethroplasty for Pan urethral strictures.

SZUSICON – July 2015

  • “Aorto – Iliac and bifemoral graft thrombosis after urethroplasty,

SZ-USICON – July 2013

  • Usefulness Of Mouth Opening Measurement Prior To Buccal Graft Surgery
  • High Price for Playing Safe.

USICON – Jan 2012

  • Does duration of catheterization after buccal mucosal graft urethroplasty affect results?

KUACON – Oct 2011

  • Bladder wall calcification in a patient with hypercalcemia.

SZUSICON – July 2011

  • False Urethral Anastomosis

KUACON – Sept 2008

  • Nocturia in patients with lower urinary tract symptoms

KUA-CON – Nov 2007

  • Botox in Urology – new therapeutic option for voiding disorders

SZ-USICON – Jul 2007

  • Donor site morbidity in buccal mucosal graft urethroplasty
  • Outcomes of retroperitoneal flank approach for partial and radical nephrectomy in renal tumors.

SZ-USICON – July 2006

  • Use of Doppler ultrasound in predicting dialyzable AVF access “Awarded Prof. C.L. ASHOK KUMAR POSTER PRIZE”

SZ-USICON – July 2005

  • Does the urodynamic assessment of patients with stress incontinence have any predictive value? the NU Trust hospital experience.
  • Anterior urethral valves – Poster Presentation.

Rajasthan State chapter of ASICON – February 2001

  • Pouch Colon Syndrome – 5-year experience
  • A prospective study of 100 cases of Gastrointestinal perforations
  • Polyorchidism – Podium Presentation awarded Dr. G.C. Sharma Gold Medal

NU Hospitals has been pioneering in Nephrology, Urology and Fertility (IVF) treatment over the last 20 years. Our highly specialised experts are richly experienced in treating rare and complex conditions. It was one of the first in Karnataka to conduct a successful kidney transplantation surgery and also the first to equip Urology department with the most advanced flexible endoscopes. Having a robust team of subspecialty specific urology team at NU has significantly improved the overall success rates. Men’s Health Clinic is one of its kind in South-India dealing with Men’s Sexual and Reproductive Health. Our Male and Female Fertility (IVF) specialists comprehensively support the couples with the latest treatment and heartfelt compassion every step along the path to parenthood. At NU, every aspect of healthcare is coordinated and the entire team works together to provide exactly the care one needs. We are constantly updating the policies and collaborations to ensure that people in need are getting access to the most cutting-edge care and treatment.

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