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Dr. Pramod Krishnappa MBBS, MS (Gen-Surgery), DNB (Urology), ESSM Penile Implant Fellowship (Spain) Consultant Andrologist, Dept of Urology, NU Hospitals Subspeciality : Andrology (Male Infertility and Men’s Sexual Health)

Dr.Pramod, an alumnus of Bangalore Medical College, is an expert in the management of Male Infertility and Men’s Sexual Health.

He is the first Asian Urologist/ Andrologist to do the European Society of Sexual Medicine (ESSM) Penile Implant Fellowship from Spain. He further specialised in Penile Reconstruction in Belgrade and Male Infertility in University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC).

NU Andrology is the centre of excellence for Penile Implants and Penile Cosmetic Surgeries. He is also a pioneer in various surgical sperm retrieval procedures, microsurgeries and Artificial Urinary Sphincter (AUS) Surgeries.

Male Fertility:

  • Semen / Sperm issues: Azoospermia (Obstructive and Non-obstructive), Oligo-astheno-teratospermia (OAT)
  • Varicocele
  • Sperm freezing / cryopreservation

Male Sexual Dysfunction:

  • Erectile dysfunction ED (Poor erection)
  • Premature (early) ejaculation
  • Anejaculation (Inability to ejaculate)
  • Hypogonadism (Low testosterone hormone)
  • Peyronie’s disease (Curved penis with hard plaque in penis)
  • Congenital penile curvature (without hard plaque)
  • Penile fracture
  • Small Penis

Professional Membership:

  • American Urological Association (AUA)
  • European Association of Urology (EAU)
  • International Society of Sexual Medicine (ISSM)
  • European Society of Sexual Medicine (ESSM)
  • South Asian Society of Sexual Medicine (SASSM)
  • Indian Medical Association (IMA).
  • Urological Society of India (USI)
  • Indian Society of Assisted Reproduction (ISAR)
  • Indian Fertility Society (IFS)
  • Association of Southern Urologists (India)
  • Karnataka Urology Association (KUA)
  • Bangalore Urology Society (BUS).
  • Association of Medical Consultants (AMC) Bangalore

Publications:

  • Penile traction therapy with the new device 'Penimaster PRO' is effective and safe in the stable phase of Peyronie's disease: a controlled multicenter study. British Journal of Urology International 2019.
  • Viagra (Sildenafil) in Premature Ejaculation. International Journal of Impotence Research 2019
  • Complications of Robot-Assisted Radical Prostatectomy. Spanish European Journal (Arch Esp Urol) 2019.
  • Malignant refractory Priapism: An urologist's nightmare. Urology Annals 2019.
  • Prospective study of Botox injection in Dysfunctional Voiding. Clinical Medicine Insights: Women’s Health 2018.
  • Dihydroxyadenine stone with adenine phosphoribosyltransferase deficiency. Indian Journal of Urology 2017.
  • Supracostal PCNL: A prospective comparative study. Indian J Urology 2016.
  • Scrotal calcinosis: a rare entity. Australian and New Zealand (ANZ) Journal of Surgery 2011.
  • Saxophone penis and Antitubercular therapy. Indian Journal of Medical Sciences 2011.

Awards:

  • European School of Urology (ESU) courses on “Office Management Of Male Sexual Dysfunction” and “The Infertile Couple - Urological aspects”- London (UK).
  • European Society of Sexual Medicine (ESSM) Penile Implant Fellowship – Madrid (Spain)
  • European Urology Scholarship Program for Penile Reconstruction and Gender Reassignment Surgery– Belgrade (Serbia)
  • International Society of Sexual Medicine (ISSM) Scholarship to attend the ESSM School of Sexual Medicine- Budapest (Hungary)
  • Male Infertility (Andrology) Visiting Fellow in University Of Illinois at Chicago (UIC), USA

Common Andrology conditions/issues treated:

  • Penile implants/prosthesis (Inflatable and malleable)
  • Artificial urinary sphincter or Male Urethral sling for post-prostatectomy urinary leak
  • Cosmetic procedures of penis: Frenuloplasty, circumcision
  • Penis enlargement surgery: Penile fillers
  • Buried penis correction: Pubic Lipectomy, Liposuction, scrotoplasty
  • Penile curvature corrections: Plication, Grafts
  • Microscopic varicocele surgery
  • Vasectomy
  • Microscopic vasectomy reversal
  • PESA ( Percutaneous Epididymal Sperm Aspiration)
  • TESE (TEsticular Sperm Extraction)
  • Micro-TESE (Microdissection TESE)

International Presentations:

  • “Home-modeling after Penile Prosthesis Implantation is a viable option for the management of residual curvature in Peyronie's disease” (Abstract ID: 19-6476) on 5th May 2019 at American Urological Association (AUA) Annual Congress in Chicago, USA.
  • “Role of Retrograde Intrarenal Surgery in the management of Urinary Tract Infection complicated by Renal Papillary Necrosis” (Abstract C-EPID-5339) on 22/07/2016 at Urological Association of Asia (UAA) Annual Congress 2016 in Singapore.

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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