The Urology department has been functioning since the inception of KSHEMA, under the leadership of Professor. Dr. V.N. Bhat. From 2006 onwards, Dr. Rajeev T.P has taken over as the head of the department and has shown tremendous progress in all aspects.
The department regularly performs endoscopic and advanced laparoscopic procedures eliminating painful incisions and disfiguring scars.
Our department is a recognized center for Renal Transplantation and has successfully performed a number of living donor renal transplants.
The first SWAP Kidney Transplantation of Dakshina Kannada was performed at Justice K.S. Hegde Hospital in December 2016
The department initiated the first super speciality post graduate course (M.Ch Urology) in KSHEMA for the academic year 2016.
C-Reactive Protein as a Predictor for Early Intervention in Patients with Ureteric CalculusA Prospective Study,
JOURNAL OF CLINICAL AND DIAGNOSTIC RESEARCH , Vol. 14, no. 10 pp.PC31-PC32
A Study of Comparison between DJ Stenting and Silodosin after Ureteroscopic Lithotripsy for Mid and Lower Ureteric Calculus, JOURNAL OF EVOLUTION OF MEDICAL AND DENTAL SCIENCES , Vol. 9, no. 23, pp.1747-1751
Rare case of gangrene of penis in a patient with chronic kidney disease on dialysis, UROLOGY CASE REPORTS, Vol. 25, no. pp.1-5
An Interesting Case of Acute Urinary Retention in a patient with Metastatic Vulvar Melanoma, INDIAN JOURNAL OF GYNECOLOGIC ONCOLOGY , Vol. 19, no. 1, pp.1-3
5. Primary Carcinoid of the Kidney- A Rare Case of An Asymptomatic Abdominal Mass, JOURNAL OF UROLOGY AND NEPHROLOGY STUDIES, Vol. 2, no. 1, pp.115-119