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Dr. Pradeepa M Ganeshappa
Dr. Pradeepa M Ganeshappa MBBS, MS (Gen-Surgery), DNB (Urology)
Consultant Urologist, Dept of Urology, NU Hospitals Shivamogga Subspeciality : Endourology, Laparoscopic Urology, Transplant Surgery, Urogynecology


MBBS - JSS Medical College and Research Institute Mysore, Aug 2000 - Aug 2005
Internship- JSS Medical College and Research Institute Mysore, Aug 2005 - Aug 2006
MS (General Surgery)- Govt Medical College Bellary, 2008 - 2011
DNB Urology- NU Hospitals, Bangalore, Karnataka,National Board of Education (NBE), From March 2014 to March 2017.

Professional Memberships:

  • American Urological Association. ID- 00883426
  • Urological Association of Asia. 15-00218
  • SIU trainee member. ID-13014
  • Urological Society of India. USI No- G254
  • Association of Southern Urologists (India)- P0068
  • Indian Medical Association. Karnataka Urology Association.
  • Bangalore Urology Society.
  • Karnataka Medical Council. Reg No. 75355
  • Surgical Society of Bangalore.
  • International urogynecology association
  • Urogynecology and Reconstructive Pelvic Surgery Society Of India


  • Best paper award at south zone national conference SZUSICON 2016
  • Selected for USI- AUA travelling fellowship and will be representing Indian residents at American Urological Association at Boston in May 2017.
  • Selected for prize paper in innovation and ideas in urology at USICON 2017 Mumbai.

Thesis and Publication:

A. The halo sign during a percutaneous nephrolithotomy puncture
M.G. Pradeepa, Maneesh M. Sinha, MCh; Krishnaprasad Tyagi, DNB, Can Urol Assoc J 2016;10(3-4):E130.

B. Use of Volume Rendered, Maximum Intensity Projection Images to Assess Whether the Medial Calyx Synonymous with the Posterior Calyx
M.G. Pradeepa.  Sinha M. · Krishnamoorthy V. Department of Urology, NU Hospitals, Bangalore, India, Urol Int DOI:10.1159/000445838

C. Carcinoma Cuniculatum of Penis: A Rare Variant of Squamous Cell Carcinoma with Excellent Prognosis.
Gowda KK Krishnamoorthy V, MG Pradeepa Urol Nephrol Open Access J 3(5): 00098. DOI: 10.15406/unoaj.2016.03.00098(2016)


Attended hands on training workshop held on PCNL at NUH Bangalore in May 2015.

Attended hands on training workshop held on bipolar enucleation of prostate at institute of nephro urology Bangalore in March 2016.

Attended hands on training workshop held on tips and tricks in RIRS at USICON 2017.

PRESENTATIONS (Urology Residency):


  1. Does splitting of papilla matter during PCNL? An award paper presented at International alliance of urolithiasis and PERCON held on 26.11.2016 at New Delhi.
  2. Does splitting of papilla matter during PCNL? was presented in AUA congress 2017 held in Boston.
  3. Dysfunctional voiding- as a cause of chronic pelvic pain to be presented in Asian urology conference to be held in Kuala-Lumpur, Malaysia on 8th August.


  1. “Vein Augmentation for AVF Venus Stenosis Salvage” podium on 08/08/2014 at BUS MEET, Bangalore, India.
  2. “A retrospective study of SLOT versus end to side anastomosis in AVF creation” podium on 13.09.2014 at KUA Bangalore, India.
  3. “Vein Augmentation for AVF Venus Stenosis Salvage” presented in Best prize paper forum on 11/07/2015 SZUSICON 2015 Vishakapatnam.
  4. “Hyperoxaluria and urolithiasis” podium on 11/07/2015 at SZUSICON 2015,
  5. “Unseparated verses separated papillary necrosis and recurrent UTI” podium presentation on 09/01/2016 at USICON 2016.
  6. “A case of Fetal bladder rupture” moderated poster presentation on 09/01/2016 at USICON 2016.
  7. Correlation of AP diameter of the renal pelvis and parenchymal thickness after pyeloplasty in predicting functional outcome at SZUSICON 2016 on 09.07.2016. The paper received the ‘best paper award’ in the conference.
  8. A novel idea of use of Foley catheter tip to prevent urethral injury during Otis urethrotomy. It was selected for the prize paper section under Ideas and Innovation at USICON 2017 and presented on 19.01.2017 at Mumbai.



  1. Selected as a resident scholar to attend the international society for the study of Bladder Pain Syndrome /interstitial cystitis conference from 17th to 19th November 2016
  2. Selected for hands-on training course in lower urinary tract surgery by AUSTEG held in Guangzhou, China on August 2016.
  3. Selected for USI-AUA travelling fellowship in May 2017 at BOSTON.


  1. International cancer congress conference 2009.
  2. Asicon 2009.
  3. KSC-Asicon 2010.
  4. Neuro updates 2010.
  5. National surgical gastroenterology conference 2010
  6. Karnataka Urology Association Annual Conference: KUACON 2014 (13th-14th Sept) at NIMHANS Convention centre, Bangalore.
  7. Basic laparoscopy training in MISTY, Chennai from 15th December 2014 to 30th December 2016.
  8. CUE- 2015 organised by Dept of Urology, JSS Medical College, Mysore, India on 21st – 22nd Feb 2015
  9. RIRS Live operative workshop organized by MS Ramaiah Medical College on 18th April 2015
  10. Workshop on UDS and ESWL organized by Karnataka Urology Association on 25th April 2015.
  11. The Urology Master class organized by Christian Medical College, Vellore on 5th- 6th June 2015.
  12. Pediatric Urology Consensus and controversies held at St.John’s Medical College, Bangalore by BOE,USI on 14/8/2015 and 15/8/2015.
  13. AUA-USI Board review course at Hyderabad from 21/8/2015 to 23/8/2015.
  14. USICON 2016 at Hyderabad.
  15. SZUSICON 2016 at Pondicherry.
  16. GURECON 2016 organised by Kulkarni centre of Reconstructive Urology at Pune on 26-27th March 2016.
  17. Transurethral Enucleation of prostate Bipolar (TUEB) workshop by Dr Jorg Rassler at INU, Bangalore on 18th June 2016.
  18. Andrology Workshop by Dr Rupin Shah at Kasturba Medical College, Manipal, Karnataka, India on 25-26 June 2016.
  19. Selected for AUSTEG lower urinary endoscopy training course held at Guangzhou on 13-08-2016 to 14-08-2016.
  20. AUA-USI Board review course at Hyderabad from 19/08/2016 to 22/08/2016.
  21. Visitor observership in CMC vellore from 23-08-2016 to 03-09-2016.
  22. Selected as a resident scholar to attend the international society for the study of Bladder Pain Syndrome /interstitial cystitis conference from 17th to 19th November 2016.
  23. USICON 2017 Mumbai

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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