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Laparoscopic Surgical Center with Comprehensive Cancer Care & Advanced Urology

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Doctors

Medical Director

    Dr. Ganesamoni S. MBBS, MS (Gen Surg), FAIS

Consultants

    Dr. Sivaram Ganesamoni MS, MRCS (Edin), DNB, MCh (Surg Onco) - Surgical Oncologist

    Dr. Bhairavi SIvaram MBBS, MD (Derm) - Cosmetic Dermatologist

    Dr. Raguram Ganesamoni MS, MRCS (Glasg), MCh (Urol) - Urologist

    Dr. Soundarya Raguram MBBS - Resident Medical Officer

    Dr. Ramanatha Pandian MS, MCh (CTS) - Cardio Thoracic Surgeon

    Dr. Menaga Pandian MBBS, DCGO - Obstetrician and Gynecologist

    Dr. Sanjeev Pandian  MS, MCh - Cardio Thoracic Surgeon

    Dr. Sivakumar Pandian MS, MRCS (Edin), MCh - Cardio Thoracic Surgeon

    Dr. Gomathy S MBBS, MD - General Physician

    Dr. Antony David MD, DM (Neuro) - Neurologist

    Dr. Muralidharan MD, DM (Cardio) - Cardiologist

    

Dr. Raguram Ganesamoni MS, MRCS, MCh, Fellow Endourology and Laparo-robotic Surgery

Designation:  Consultant Urologist and Andrologist
Education:   
    M.B.B.S., 1999-2005, Madurai Medical College, Madurai.
    M.S. (General Surgery), 2005-2008, Christian Medical College, Vellore.
    M.Ch. (Urology), 2008-2011, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh
    MRCS (Glasg), 2010, Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow, United Kingdom.
    Fellowship in Endourology, Laparoscopy and Robotic Surgery, 2011-2013, Muljibhai Patel Urological Hospital, Nadiad (Endourological Society, USA).
    Renal Transplant Training, Muljibhai Patel Urological Hospital, Nadiad.
Experience:
    Registrar in General Surgery, Department of General Surgery, Christian Medical College, Vellore (2005- 2008)
    Senior Resident in Urology, Department of Urology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh (2008 to 2011)
    Fellow in Endourology and Laparo-Robotic Urology, Department of Urology, Muljibhai Patel Urological Hospital, Nadiad, Gujarat (2011- 2013)
    Junior Consultant in Renal Transplantation, Department of Urology, Muljibhai Patel Urological Hospital, Nadiad, Gujarat (2011- 2013)
    Consultant Urologist and Andrologist, Department of Urology, Ganesamoni Hospital, Nagercoil (From 2013)
Awards and Honors:
  1. Dr. N. Jeyasekaran Award for first prize in ‘Ideas and Innovation’ at 24th Annual conference of the Association of Southern Urologist at Mysore, July 2013.
  2. Major General Amir Chand Gold Medal for the best Clinical Research in Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India. Awarded by the Honorable President of India Shri Pranab Mukherjee, March 2013.
  3. Best Endourology Paper Award at 30th World Congress in Endourology and SWL, Istanbul, Turkey, September 2012 – “Prospective Randomized Study Comparing Microperc and Retrograde Intra Renal Surgery”.
  4. Australia & Asia Pacific Clinical Oncology Research Development (ACORD) 2012 fellowship for training in oncological research at Queensland, Australia.
  5. First rank in USI - AUA Resident Scholar program 2011 to attend the Annual meeting of American Urological Association at Washington DC.
  6. First prize in Urology Quiz at the 44th Annual Conference of the Urological Society of India, USICON 2011, Kolkata.
  7. Mr. and Mrs. Natarajan Urology Medal for the year 2006, Christian Medical College, Vellore.
  8. Best Outgoing Student for the year 2004, Madurai Medical College, Madurai.
  9. Thiru. P. Soundararajan Memorial Gold Medal in Paediatrics for the year 2004, Madurai Medical College, Madurai.
  10. Second Prize in Medicine for the year 2003, Madurai Medical College, Madurai.
  11. First Prize in Microbiology for the year 2001-2002, Madurai Medical College, Madurai.
  12. Rajkumari Amrit Kaur Gold Medal in Anatomy for the year 1999-2000, Madurai Medical College, Madurai.
  13. Tamil Nadu Chief-Minister’s Award for securing Third rank in Tamil Nadu State in Physics, Chemistry and Biology subjects in Tamil Nadu State Higher Secondary Examination, 1999.
  14. Tamil Nadu Chief-Minister’s Award for securing the First Rank in Kanyakumari district in the Tamil Nadu State Matriculation Examination, 1997.

Professional societies/Membership:

     Association of Surgeons of India (ASI)

     Urological Society of India (USI)

     Association of Southern Urologists (ASU)

     North Zone chapter of Urological Society of India (NZ-USI)

     Société Internationale d'Urologie (SIU ).

     American Urological Association (AUA ).

     European Association of Urology (EAU).

     Indian American Urological Association (IAUA).

     American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO)

     Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow (RCPSG) 

     Indian Co-operative Oncology Network (ICON).

Papers/posters presented in national/international conferences   :  

  1. ‘Randomized study comparing conventional surgery with ultrasound guided foam sclerotherapy for primary superficial venous insufficiency of lower limbs’ at 13th Annual National Conference of Vascular Society of India, VSICON 2006, New Delhi, India.
  2. ‘Status of oxidative stress in renal cell carcinoma’ at CPK Menon best paper prize category, 44th Annual Conference of the Urological Society of India, USICON 2011, Kolkata, India.
  3. Extensive Fournier Gangrene With Necrosis Of Urethra And Bladder Mucosa: A rare occurrence. Bag S, Singh SK, Mete UK, Ganesamoni R, Mandal AK. Moderated poster presentation at 44th Annual Conference of the Urological Society of India, USICON 2011, Kolkata, India.
  4. Scrotal Lymphorrhoea: A Distressing and Complex Problem, But Solution May Be Simple. Bag S, Mete UK, Singh SK, Ganesamoni R, Mandal AK. Moderated poster presentation at 44th Annual Conference of the Urological Society of India, USICON 2011, Kolkata, India.
  5. DMSO (dimethyl sulfoxide) with lignocaine vs emla (eutectic mixture of local anesthetics): prospective randomized study to compare the efficacy of cutaneous anesthesia in shock wave lithotripsy. Kumar S, Kumar S, Ganesamoni R, Mandal AK, Prasad S, Singh SK. Unmoderated poster at 44th Annual Conference of the Urological Society of India, USICON 2011, Kolkata, India.
  6. Miniperc: MPUH Experience. Moderated poster presentation at 45th Annual Conference of the Urological Society of India, USICON 2012, Bangalore, India.
  7. Robotic Radical Cystectomy for Muscle Invasive Bladder Cancer. Video presentation at 45th Annual Conference of the Urological Society of India, USICON 2012, Bangalore, India.
  8. Robot-assisted laparoscopic bladder diverticulectomy in a child. Video presentation at 30th World Congress in Endourology and SWL, Istanbul, Turkey, September 2012.
  9. Robot-assisted laparoscopic uretero-calicostomy for secondary pelvi-ureteric junction obstruction. Video presentation at 30th World Congress in Endourology and SWL, Istanbul, Turkey, September 2012.
  10. Robot-assisted laparoscopic repair of complex vesico-vaginal fistula. Video presentation at 30th World Congress in Endourology and SWL, Istanbul, Turkey, September 2012.
  11. Prospective randomized study comparing microperc with retrograde intrarenal surgeryfor small renal calculi. Shashikant Mishra, Raguram Ganesamoni, Amit Doshi, Ravindra B. Sabnis, Mahesh R. Desai. Moderated poster presentation at  30th World Congress in Endourology and SWL, Istanbul, Turkey, September 2012.
  12. Reliability of prostate histoscanning in localization of Carcinoma Prostate: Indian experience
    Shashikant Mishra, Shailesh Soni, Raguram Ganesamoni, Ravindra B. Sabnis, Mahesh R. Desai. Moderated poster presentation at 30th World Congress in Endourology and SWL, Istanbul, Turkey, September 2012.
  13. Contrast enhanced ultrasound characterization for malignant potential of small renal mass
    Shashikant Mishra, Vikas Agarwal, Raguram Ganesamoni, Arvind Ganpule, Ravindra B. Sabnis, Mahesh R. Desai. Moderated poster presentation at 30th World Congress in Endourology and SWL, Istanbul, Turkey, September 2012.
  14. Robot-assisted excision of a retroperitoneal extra adrenal phaechromocytoma. R Sarpal, L Sinha, R Ganesamoni, S Mishra, A Ganpule, R Sabnis, M Desai. Video presentation in 22nd annual conference of West Zone USICON, September, 2012.
  15. Robot-assisted laparoscopic ureterocalicostomy for secondary pelvi-ureteric junction obstruction. Video presentation at 46th Annual Conference of the Urological Society of India, USICON 2013, Pune, India.
  16. A cost-effective single port for laparoscopic nephrectomy. Presented in Dr. N. Jeyasekaran price for ideas and innovation plenary session at 24th Annual conference of the Association of Southern Urologists, Mysore on 13th  July 2013.

 Publications:

  1.  Ganesamoni R, Agarwal S, Stephen E, Narayan RL.  Isolated Spontaneous Dissection of Celiac Artery with Splenic Infarction: Report of a Case. EJVES Extra 2007; 13: 58-9.
  2.  Ganesamoni R, Turel M, Agarwal S, Stephen E, Moses V, Mammen T. Controlled study of conventional surgery and ultrasound guided foam sclerotherapy for the treatment of primary SVI of lower limbs. Journal of Hainan Medical College 2009; 15 (7): 725-8.
  3. Kumar S, Nanjappa B, Ganesamoni R. Extensive balanitis xerotica obliterans of urethrocutaneous fistula presenting as mass in scrotum. Urology. 2010; 76(2): 332-3.
  4. Kumar S, Sandeep, Ganesamoni R, Mandal AK. Efficacy and outcome of percutaneous nephrolithotomy in patients with calculus nephropathy. Urol Res. 2011;39(2):111-5.
  5. Kumar S, Barapatre YR, Ganesamoni R, Nanjappa B, Barwal K, Singh SK. Laparoscopic management of a rare urogenital fistula. J Endourol. 2011;25(4):603-6.
  6. Kumar S, Kumar S, Ganesamoni R, Mandal AK, Prasad S, Singh SK. Dimethyl sulfoxide with lignocaine versus eutectic mixture of local anesthetics: prospective randomized study to compare the efficacy of cutaneous anesthesia in shock wave lithotripsy. Urol Res  2011; 39(3):181-3.
  7. Kumar S, Bag S, Ganesamoni R, Mandal AK, Taneja N, Singh SK. Risk factors for urosepsis following percutaneous nephrolithotomy: role of 1 week of nitrofurantoin in reducing the risk of urosepsis. Urol Res. 2012 Feb;40(1):79-86.
  8. Ganesamoni R, Mavuduru R, Agarwal MM. Re: Hendrik van Poppel, Luigi da Pozzo, Walter Albrecht, et al. A prospective, randomised EORTC intergroup phase 3 study comparing the oncologic outcome of elective nephron-sparing surgery and radical nephrectomy for low-stage renal cell carcinoma. Eur Urol 2011;59:543-52. Eur Urol. 2011 Aug;60(2):e9.
  9. Kumar S, Pushkarna A, Ganesamoni R, Nanjappa B. Dengue hemorrhagic fever as a rare cause of bleeding following percutaneous nephrolithotomy. Urol Res 2012;40(2):177-9.
  10. Ganesamoni R, Kumar S, Singh SK. Re:How can we predict lymphorrhoea and clinically significant lymphoceles after radical prostatectomy and pelvic lymphadenectomy? Clinical implications. BJU Int. 2012 ;109(2):E6. doi: 10.1111/j.1464-410X.2011.10831_5.x.
  11. Kumar S, Pushkarna A, Sharma V, Ganesamoni R, Nada R. Fournier's gangrene with testicular infarction caused by mucormycosis. Indian J Pathol Microbiol. 2011;54(4):847-8.
  12. Kumar S, Sharma S, Ganesamoni R, Singh SK. Urethral steinstrasse with urethrocutaneous fistula. Urology 2012;79(2):e1-2.
  13. Sabnis RB, Ganesamoni R, Sarpal R. Miniperc: what is its current status? Curr Opin Urol 2012;22(2):129-33.
  14. Ganesamoni R, Bhattacharyya S, Kumar S, Chauhan A, Mete UK, Agarwal MM, Mavuduru R, Kaushik G, Mandal AK, Singh SK. Status of Oxidative Stress in Patients With Renal Cell Carcinoma. J Urol 2012;187(4):1172-6.
  15. Kumar S Dr, Prasad S, Parmar K, Ganesamoni R, Batra YK. A Prospective Randomized Controlled Trial Comparing Combined Spongiosum Block and Intraurethral Lignocaine with Intraurethral Lignocaine alone in Optical Internal Urethrotomy for Anterior Urethral Stricture. J Endourol. 2012 Feb 14. [Epub ahead of print]
  16. Kumar S, Sarkar D, Prasad S, Gupta V, Ghosala P, Kaman L, Yadav TD, Ganesamoni R, Singh SK. Large pelvic masses of obscure origin: urologist's perspective. Urol Int. 2012;88(2):215-24.
  17. Kumar S, Ganesamoni R, Nanjappa B, Sharma V. Fragmented pigtail percutaneous nephrostomy tubes: etiology and management. Korean J Urol 2012;53(7):492-6.
  18. Kumar S, Kapoor A, Ganesamoni R, Nanjappa B, Sharma V, Mete UK. Efficacy of holmium laser urethrotomy in combination with intralesional triamcinolone in the treatment of anterior urethral stricture. Korean J Urol 2012;53(9):614-8.
  19. Mishra S, Ganesamoni R, Ganpule AP, Sabnis RB, Desai MR. Supine percutaneous nephrolithotomy for bilateral complete staghorn calculi in an L-shaped cross-fused renal ectopic anomaly. Urology 2013;81(1):e3-4. doi: 10.1016/j.urology.2012.10.003.
  20. Sabnis R, Ganesamoni R, Mishra S, Sinha L, Desai MR. Concept and design engineering: endourology operating room. Curr Opin Urol 2013;23(2):152-7. doi:10.1097/MOU.0b013e32835d3133.
  21. Kumar S, Sharma V, Ganesamoni R, Singh S. Eosinophilic cystitis mimicking tuberculosis: An analysis of five cases with review of literature. Urol Ann 2013;5:50-2.
  22. Kumar S, Randhawa MS, Ganesamoni R, Singh SK. Tranexamic acid reduces blood loss in percutaneous nephrolithotomy: a prospective randomized controlled study. J Urol. 2012 Oct 30. doi:pii: S0022-5347(12)05422-5. 10.1016/j.juro.2012.10.115. [Epub ahead of print]
  23. Kumar S, Tiwari DP, Ganesamoni R, Singh SK. Prospective Randomized Placebo-controlled Study to Assess the Safety and Efficacy of Silodosin in the Management of Acute Urinary Retention. Urology. 2013 Apr 3. doi:pii: S0090-4295(13)00220-3. 10.1016/j.urology.2013.02.020. [Epub ahead of print]
  24. Mishra S, Sinha L, Ganesamoni R, Ganpule A, Sabnis RB, Desai M. Renal deterioration index: Preoperative prognostic model for renal functional outcome after treatment of bilateral obstructive urolithiasis in chronic kidney disease patients. J Endourol. 2013 Mar 28. [Epub ahead of print]. PMID: 23537205.
  25. Ganesamoni R, Ganpule AP, Desai MR. Robot-assisted laparoscopic bladder diverticulectomy in a seven-year-old child: Case report and points of technique. Indian J Urol 2012;28(4):434-6. doi: 10.4103/0970-1591.105762.
  26. Ganesamoni R, Sabnis RB, Mishra S, Parekh N, Ganpule A, Vyas JB, Jagtap J, Desai M. Prospective Randomized Controlled Trial Comparing Laser Lithotripsy with Pneumatic Lithotripsy in Miniperc for Renal Calculi. J Endourol. 2013 Sep 2. [Epub ahead of print]
  27. Ganesamoni R, Mishra S, Kumar A, Ganpule A, Vyas JB, Ganatra P, Sabnis RB, Desai M. Role of Active Mentoring during Flexible Ureteroscopy Training. J Endourol 2012 May 14. [Epub ahead of print]
  28. Kumar S, Kondareddy C, Ganesamoni R, Nanjappa B, Singh SK. Randomized Controlled Trial to Assess the Efficacy of the Combination Therapy of Alfuzosin and Tadalafil in Patients with Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms Due to Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia. LUTS 2013. Apr 3. [Epub ahead of print] DOI: 10.1111/luts.12016.
  29. Kumar S, Kurdia KC, Ganesamoni R, Singh SK, Nanjappa B. Randomized controlled trial to compare the safety and efficacy of naftopidil and tamsulosin as medical expulsive therapy in combination with prednisolone for distal ureteral stones. Korean J Urol. 2013 May;54(5):311-5. doi: 10.4111/kju.2013.54.5.311. Epub 2013 May 14.
  30. Sabnis RB, Ganesamoni R, Doshi A, Ganpule AP, Jagtap J, Desai MR. Micropercutaneous nephrolithotomy (microperc) vs retrograde intrarenal surgery for the management of small renal calculi: a randomized controlled trial. BJU Int 2013 Aug;112(3):355-61. doi: 10.1111/bju.12164.

 Book Chapters:

  1. Ganesamoni R, Singh SK. Epidemiology of stone disease in Northern India. In eds.Jamsheer Talati, Hans-Goran Tiselius, David Albala, Zhangqun Ye. Management of Urolithiasis: Rational Deployment of Technology. Pennsylvania: Springer.
  2. Sabnis RB, Ganesamoni R. Percutaneous nephrolithotomy and combined procedures. In eds. Ahmed Al-Kandari, Michael Grasso, Arthur D. Smith. Difficult Cases in Endourology. Springer, London.
  3. Ganesamoni R, Mishra S, Desai MR. Pediatric Ureteroscopy: overcoming the difficulties. In eds. Ahmed Al-Kandari,, Michael Grasso, Arthur D. Smith. Difficult Cases in Endourology. Springer, London. 

Workshops/Instructional Courses attended: 

  1. Course on Early Management of Trauma, 18th to 20th August, 2005, conducted by the Department of Accident and Emergency Medicine, Christian Medical College, Vellore.
  2. CME and Hands on workshop during 13th Annual National Conference of Vascular Society of India held in November 2006 at Sir Ganga Ram hospital, New Delhi.
  3. International Live Operative Workshop and Instructional Course on Good Practice of Urogynecology in September 2008 at PGIMER, Chandigarh, India.
  4. Refresher course and live workshop on overactive bladder in August 2009 at PGIMER, Chandigarh, India
  5. 2nd USI-AUA Annual Review and Instructional Course - conducted jointly by USI and AUA in August 2010 at Bangalore, India.
  6. Comprehensive Trauma Life Support Course conducted by International Trauma Care Society and its Indian Chapter in September 2010 at PGIMER, Chandigarh.
  7. Robotic/Laparoscopic Paediatric Urology Operating Workshop at MPUH, Nadiad, India,17-18 August 2012.
  8. Australia and Asia Pacific Clinical Oncology Research Development Workshop, Queensland, Australia, September 2012.

Conferences & CMEs attended: 

  1. CME “Update on Urology”, July 2005, at Christian Medical College, Vellore.
  2. Continued Surgical Education Programme in General Surgery from 1st to 3rd December 2005, at Christian Medical College, Vellore.
  3. 30th Annual conference of Tamil Nadu and Pondicherry chapter of the Association of Surgeons of India, 25th to 27th August 2006, Trichy.
  4. 13th Annual National Conference of Vascular Society of India, from 2nd to 5th November 2006 in New Delhi.
  5. CME in General Surgery from 7th to 9th December 2006 at Christian Medical College, Vellore.
  6. CME in General Surgery from 6th to 8th December 2007 at Christian Medical College, Vellore.
  7. CME in General Surgery, from 8th to 10th February 2008, Tamil Nadu and Pondicherry chapter of Association of Surgeons of India at Government Rajaji Hospital, Madurai.
  8. ‘Adenoid cystic carcinoma of prostate with skeletal metastasis’ – poster presentation at 18th Annual conference of North Zone chapter of Urological Society of India, November 2008, Allahabad.
  9. ‘Status of oxidative stress in renal cell carcinoma’ in CPK Menon best paper prize category, at 44th Annual Conference of the Urological Society of India, USICON 2011, Kolkata, India.
  10. 16th National Congress of Andrology and Reproductive Medicine (Society of Andrology, India) ANDROCON-2011, from 18th-20th February 2011.
  11. Annual meeting of American Urological Association, Washington, May 2011.
  12. RIRS (Dr Oliver Traxer), Live surgeries and hands-on course, MPUH, Nadiad, 25th – 27th September, 2011
  13. 45th Annual Conference of the Urological Society of India, USICON 2012, Bangalore, India.
  14. Laparoscopy and Robotic Urology Symposium (Joe Thuroff, Pilar Laguna, Mihir Desai, Shin Egawa), 8th - 10th March, 2012.
  15. Andrology conference, (Rupin Shah), MPUH, Nadiad, 26th  to 28th April, 2012.
  16. Management of Small Renal Stones, MPUH, Nadiad, 14th & 15th June 2012.
  17. Hands on Basic Laparoscopy Course, MPUH, Nadiad, 28th  July 2012.
  18. Laparoscopic and Robotic Pediatric Urology (Craig Peters, Mohan Gundeti), 17th  & 18th August, 2012.
  19. 30th World Congress in Endourology and SWL, Istanbul, Turkey, September 2012.
  20. ACORD (Australia & Asia Pacific Clinical Oncology Research Development) oncology research workshop, Queensland, Australia, September 2012.
  21. 46th Annual Conference of the Urological Society of India, USICON 2013, Pune, India.
  22. AUA-Segura Urolithiasis Course, MPUH, Nadiad, 21st to 23rd February, 2013.
  23. Andrology Conference, (Dr. Rupin Shah), MPUH, Nadiad, 4th  to 6th April, 2013.
  24. Uro-Pathology Conference, MPUH, Nadiad, 31st May 2013.
  25. American Urological Association (AUA) Segura International Urolithiasis Course - Feb 21-23, 2013 at Muljibhai Patel Urological Hospital, Nadiad, India.