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

SZUSICON – August 2018

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

KUA-CON – 2016

  • Devon traveling 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


  • Past Treasurer, Bangalore Urological Society (BUS) (2011 -2013)
  • Past Hon. Secretary, BUS (2017)
  • Past Council Member of the Karnataka Urology Association (KUA) (2015-2016)
  • Present Hon. Secretary KUA (2018-2020)
  • 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 Association of National Board of Accredited institutions (ANBAI)

Special Interests

Urethral stricture reconstruction both male and female

Current Pursuits

Ongoing research in different fields of urology