Dr. Kumar Prabhu - Urology Specialist in Bangalore

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Sr. Consultant Urologist, NU Hospitals

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 500 arthroplasties including redo surgeries and urethral fistulas. He also has done 13 female urethral reconstruction 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 a past treasurer and past secretary of Bangalore Urological Society (BUS), past council member of the Karnataka Urological Association (KUA), 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

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
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

KUA-CON – 2016

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

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

Publication in Journal

International Journal

  • Results of urinary dissolution therapy for radiolucent calculi. Int Braz J Urol. Vol.39 (1): 103-107, January-February 2013
  • Unusual Presentations of Pouch colon: P.Mathur. K.Prabhu D.Jindal J.Pediat.Surg. Sept 2002: 37(9): 1351-1353.
  • Polyorchidism Revisited. P. Mathur, K.Prabhu, and H.Khamesra Pediat. Surg. Intl. July 2002: 18(5-6): 449-450.

Indian Journal

  • False urethral Anastomosis: Ind. J. Urol. Apr-Jun 2012: 28:222-3.

 Work Experience: (Post M.S.)

  • Consultant Urologist, July 2010 onwards, NU Hospitals, Bangalore
  • Junior Consultant, Dept of Urology, NU Trust, Bangalore from July 2008 till 2010 June.
  • DNB Resident. Dept of Urology, NU Trust, Bangalore from January 2005 to December 2007.
  • Registrar, Dept of Urology, NU Trust, Bangalore from May 2004 – December 2004.
  • Dept of Urology, Malabar Institute of Medical Sciences, Calicut from February 2004 to April 2004.
  • Dept of Gen. Surgery Manipal Hospital, Bangalore from July 2002 to Jan 2004.


  • Dr. G.C. Sharma Gold Medal. Polyorchidism – Rajasthan State chapter of ASICON – February 2001
  • Prof. C.L. Ashok Kumar Poster Prize. Use of Doppler ultrasound in predicting dialyzable AVF access – SZ-USICON 2006 (Zonal Conference)

Special Interests

Urethral stricture reconstruction both male and female

Current Pursuits

Ongoing research in different fields of urology



  • Past Treasurer, Bangalore Urological Society (BUS)
  • Past Council Member of the Karnataka Urology Association (KUA
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  • 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)
  • Past Secretary, Bangalore Urological Society (BUS)
  • Life Member, Indian Medical Association (IMA)