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DR ASHWIN GIRIDHAR

Senior Consultant – Urology , Renal transplant and UroOncology

About me

MBBS - Kasturbha Medical College, Mangalore, Karnataka
MS (General Surgery) - Medical College Kottayam, Gandhinagar, Kottayam
MRCS - The Royal College of Surgeons (RCS), UK
M.Ch. Genitourinary Surgery (Urology) - Medical College Kottayam, Gandhinagar, Kottayam
DrNB Urology – National Board Of Examinations , New Delhi
Fellowship in UroOncology and Robotic Surgery (FURS)– Basavatarakam IndoAmerican Cancer Hospital and Research Institute Hyderabad
Fellowship in Minimal Access Surgery (FMAS) Association of Minimal Access Surgeons of India
Fellowship in Academy of General Education (FAGE) Academy House Manipal, Karnataka
Certificate of training for surgical robotics as Console Surgeon for HUGO RAS, Medtronics system
Certificate of da Vinci System Training as a Console Surgeon for DaVinci surgical Robotic sytem


Total Experience-   15 plus Years of Surgical Experience
Areas of Special Interests
  • Uro-Oncology Surgical procedures
  • Laparoscopic and robotic Surgeries
  • Renal Transplant
  • Laser Surgery (Stone and Prostrate)
  • Endourology Surgeries
  • Reconstructive Urology (Urethroplasty)
  • Female Urology viz TOT, VVF repair

Memberships

  • USI Urology society of India
  • ASU Association of Southern Urologist
  • UAK Urologist association of Kerala
  • SOGO Society of Genito Urinary Oncologist
  • BUS Bangalore Urologist Society
  • ASI Association of Surgeons of India
Key Achievements
  • Faculty and delivered lecture on Carcinoma Bladder– Early Cystectomy at Bladder Cancer Update January 2024 held in Caritas Hospital.Kottayam Kerala
  • Faculty and delivered lecture on Carcinoma Bladder – Bladder preservation protocol in national Urology conference (USICON 2020) held in Cochin, India in January 2020
  • Faculty and delivered lecture on Significance of Orchidectomy in present era in management of Carcinoma Prostate in national Urology conference (USICON 2020) held in Cochin, India in January 2020
  • Faculty and Video presented on Radical cystectomy and orthotopic Neobladder construction in UAK 2019
  • Best Paper award winner in Lithocon, Kerala Urology State level conference held in Kollam for original study ‘The recurrence and Progression rate of non- muscle invasive bladder cancer-A comparison with predictive risk models
  • Travelling scholarship for Robotic Surgeons Council Meeting held in Goa in Nov 2017 by Vattikuti Foundation
  • Paper selected and presented in prestigious C.K.P Menon prize paper session in USICON -2016 all India level Urology conference held in Hyderabad on ‘ Quality of life in Renal Transplant Recipients- A comparison between live and deceased recipient
Video Presentations
  • ‘Laparoscopic Assisted Bilateral Adrenalectomy’ for B/L Adrenal Tumour in MEN syndrome in best video paper session in AMASICON, Nagpur India
  • ‘Laparoscopic Assisted Radical Nephroureterectomy and pelvic lymphnode dissection’ in USICON
  • ‘Laparoscopic Assisted Partial Cystectomy (Cystoscopy guidance) for urachal adeno carcinoma’ in SZUSICON
  • Runner Up of IPCA URO QUIZ held in Kottayam

 

Poster presentations

  • ‘Intestinal Plasmocytoma- A rare case’ in KASICON (Kerala Surgery State Conference) held in Kottayam
  • ‘Recurrence and Progression rate of non-muscle invasive bladder cancer in our population’ in Apollo Cancer Conclave – 2017 held in Hyderabad

 

Paper Presentations:

  • ‘Quality of life in Renal Transplant Recipients- A comparison between live and deceased recipients’ in all India level Urology conference held in Hyderabad
  • ‘Quality of life in Renal Transplant Donors’ in zonal level Urology conference (south zone) held in Vishakhapatnam
  • ‘Quality of life in Renal Transplant Recipients’ in Kerala state level Urology conference held in Kollam
  • ‘The recurrence and Progression rate of non- muscle invasive bladder cancer-A comparison with predictive risk models in Kerala State level urology conference held in Kollam

 

Publications

Role of Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy in Clinically Node Negative Carcinoma Penis – a Prospective Study
 Jayakarthik Yoganarasimha, Rakesh Manilal Sharma , Ashwin Giridhar , Vishal B Rao , Raju Kvvn, Subramanyeshwar T Rao
 Indian J Surg Oncol 2023 Jun;14(2):288-291. doi: 10.1007/s13193-022-01656-x. Epub 2022 Oct 4.
Unusual  Cause of Acute Urinary Retention in Young Male Patient: Primary Synovial Sarcoma of Prostate—A Case Report. 
Bandegudda  Santhoshkumar & Manilal Rakesh & Giridhar Ashwin & Rao, B.. (2022).
The Surgery Journal. 08. e316-e321. 10.1055/s-0042-1758052.
Post-treatment Residual Clinicopathological Outcomes in Testicular Germ Cell Tumours
Ranjitha Vodigenahalli Nagaraj, B. Vishal Rao, Jayakarthik Yoganarsimha, Daphne Fonseca, Suseela Kodandapani, Ashwin Giridhar,  Rakesh Sharma, Senthil Rajappa,Thammineedi Subramanyeshwar Rao, and Challa Sundaram
 Indian J Surg Oncol. 2022 Sep; 13(3): 505–510. Published online 2022 Jan 29. doi:10.1007/s13193-021-01491-6 PMCID: PMC9515290 PMID: 36187518
Leiomyosarcoma of Inferior Vena Cava Arising from the Confluence of Right Adrenal Vein   Masquerading as a Suprarenal Mass – A Case Report.
 Sharma Rakesh , Kallam Sandeep , Rao  B. & Giridhar Ashwin.
 Acta Scientific Cancer Biology. 5. 03-07. 10.31080/ASCB.2021.04.0286. (2021).
Paraneoplastic Syndromic Manifestation of Severe Hypercalcemia in a Carcinoma Penis with Large Inguinal Lymph Node Secondaries and Spontaneous Normalisation of Hypercalcemia After Excision – A Case Report
Sandeep Maheswara Reddy Kallam, Rakesh Sharma, Yellinedi Rajesh and  Ashwin Giridhar
Acta Scientific Clinical Case Reports Volume 2 Issue 3 March 2021
Role of sentinel lymphnode biopsy in clinically node negative carcinoma penis – A prospective validation study
R. M. Sharma, A. Giridhar, T. S. Rao
Basavatarakam Indo-American Cancer Hospital, Hyderabad, Telangana, India
Abstracts – USICON 2020. Indian J Urol [serial online] 2020 [cited 2020 Mar 27];36,
Suppl S1:1-56. Available
Malignancy in an Undescended Intra-abdominal Testis: a Single Institution Experience
Vikas Gupta, Ashwin Giridhar, Rakesh Sharma, Syed Murtaza Ahmed, K. V. V. N. Raju & T. Subramanyeshwar Rao
Indian Journal of Surgical Oncology Original Article Published: 07 January 2021 https://doi.org/10.1007/s13193-020-01262-9
GATA-3 Expression in all Grades and Different Variants of Primary and Metastatic Urothelial Carcinoma
Meenatai Naik, B. Vishal Rao, Daphne Fonseca, Sudha S. Murthy, Ashwin Giridhar, Rakesh Kumar Sharma, Kvvn Raju, T. Rao, Sundaram Challa
Indian Journal of Surgical oncology 2020 DOI:10.1007/s13193-019-01026
Borderline serous papillary tumor of the testis
Fonseca Daphne, Manasa P Lakshmi, Sharma Rakesh, Giridhar Ashwin
Indian Journal Pathology and Microbiology
Year : 2020 | Volume: 63 | Issue Number: 4 | Page: 618-619
Quality of life in renal transplant recipients
Ashwin Giridhar, Paul Fedrick, Bhat Suresh, Jose Alvin, Jitesh Government Medical College, Kottayam, Kerala, India
Indian J Urol. 2016 Jan; 32(Suppl 1): S38–S165. » CKP 06: Quality of life in renal transplant recipients 2016 Jan; 32(Suppl 1): S38–S165.
The recurrence and progression rate of non-muscle invasive bladder cancer
– A comparison with predictive risk models .
Ashwin Giridhar, Suyog Shetty, Siddalingeshwar C Doddamani , Fredrick Paul , Suresh Bhat.
Department of Urology , Government medical college , Kottayam , Kerala.
Abstract submitted at Lithocon 2016, Kerala Urology State level conference
The Inflated Urobag Technique for Accessing the Pelvicalyceal System during Prone Percutaneous Nephrolithotomy in a Ptotic Kidney
Suresh Bhat, Yateesh Srinivasa, Fredrick Paul, Ashwin Giridhar, Manjunath Sathyanarayana
Department of Urology, Government Medical College, Kottayam
Journal of Clinical and Diagnostic Research. 2017 Oct, Vol-11(10): PR01-PR02
Impact of Transobturator Tape Procedure on Quality of Life in Female Stress Urinary Incontinence
Fredrick Paul, Alvin P Jose, Ashwin Giridhar, Jithesh Mampatta, Suyog Shetty, Suresh Bhat
Department of Urology, Government Medical College, Kottayam
International Journal of Anatomy, Radiology and Surgery. 2017 Jan, Vol-6(1): SO06-SO09
Testicular Volume Measurement: Comparison of Prader’s Orchidometry, Ultrasonography, and Actual Volume by Water Displacement
Suresh Bhat, Manjunath Sathyanarayanaprasad, Ashwin Giridhar, Yateesh Srinivasa, Fredrick Paul
Department of Urology, Government Medical College, Kottayam, Kerala, India
Journal of integrative nephrology and andrology
Year : 2016 | Volume : 3 | Issue : 3 | Page : 92-95

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DR ASHWIN GIRIDHAR

Senior Consultant – Urology , Renal transplant and UroOncology


ABOUT ME

MBBS - Kasturbha Medical College, Mangalore, Karnataka
MS (General Surgery) - Medical College Kottayam, Gandhinagar, Kottayam
MRCS - The Royal College of Surgeons (RCS), UK
M.Ch. Genitourinary Surgery (Urology) - Medical College Kottayam, Gandhinagar, Kottayam
DrNB Urology – National Board Of Examinations , New Delhi
Fellowship in UroOncology and Robotic Surgery (FURS)– Basavatarakam IndoAmerican Cancer Hospital and Research Institute Hyderabad
Fellowship in Minimal Access Surgery (FMAS) Association of Minimal Access Surgeons of India
Fellowship in Academy of General Education (FAGE) Academy House Manipal, Karnataka
Certificate of training for surgical robotics as Console Surgeon for HUGO RAS, Medtronics system
Certificate of da Vinci System Training as a Console Surgeon for DaVinci surgical Robotic sytem

Show more

Total Experience-   15 plus Years of Surgical Experience
Areas of Special Interests
  • Uro-Oncology Surgical procedures
  • Laparoscopic and robotic Surgeries
  • Renal Transplant
  • Laser Surgery (Stone and Prostrate)
  • Endourology Surgeries
  • Reconstructive Urology (Urethroplasty)
  • Female Urology viz TOT, VVF repair

Memberships

  • USI Urology society of India
  • ASU Association of Southern Urologist
  • UAK Urologist association of Kerala
  • SOGO Society of Genito Urinary Oncologist
  • BUS Bangalore Urologist Society
  • ASI Association of Surgeons of India
Key Achievements
  • Faculty and delivered lecture on Carcinoma Bladder– Early Cystectomy at Bladder Cancer Update January 2024 held in Caritas Hospital.Kottayam Kerala
  • Faculty and delivered lecture on Carcinoma Bladder – Bladder preservation protocol in national Urology conference (USICON 2020) held in Cochin, India in January 2020
  • Faculty and delivered lecture on Significance of Orchidectomy in present era in management of Carcinoma Prostate in national Urology conference (USICON 2020) held in Cochin, India in January 2020
  • Faculty and Video presented on Radical cystectomy and orthotopic Neobladder construction in UAK 2019
  • Best Paper award winner in Lithocon, Kerala Urology State level conference held in Kollam for original study ‘The recurrence and Progression rate of non- muscle invasive bladder cancer-A comparison with predictive risk models
  • Travelling scholarship for Robotic Surgeons Council Meeting held in Goa in Nov 2017 by Vattikuti Foundation
  • Paper selected and presented in prestigious C.K.P Menon prize paper session in USICON -2016 all India level Urology conference held in Hyderabad on ‘ Quality of life in Renal Transplant Recipients- A comparison between live and deceased recipient
Video Presentations
  • ‘Laparoscopic Assisted Bilateral Adrenalectomy’ for B/L Adrenal Tumour in MEN syndrome in best video paper session in AMASICON, Nagpur India
  • ‘Laparoscopic Assisted Radical Nephroureterectomy and pelvic lymphnode dissection’ in USICON
  • ‘Laparoscopic Assisted Partial Cystectomy (Cystoscopy guidance) for urachal adeno carcinoma’ in SZUSICON
  • Runner Up of IPCA URO QUIZ held in Kottayam

 

Poster presentations

  • ‘Intestinal Plasmocytoma- A rare case’ in KASICON (Kerala Surgery State Conference) held in Kottayam
  • ‘Recurrence and Progression rate of non-muscle invasive bladder cancer in our population’ in Apollo Cancer Conclave – 2017 held in Hyderabad

 

Paper Presentations:

  • ‘Quality of life in Renal Transplant Recipients- A comparison between live and deceased recipients’ in all India level Urology conference held in Hyderabad
  • ‘Quality of life in Renal Transplant Donors’ in zonal level Urology conference (south zone) held in Vishakhapatnam
  • ‘Quality of life in Renal Transplant Recipients’ in Kerala state level Urology conference held in Kollam
  • ‘The recurrence and Progression rate of non- muscle invasive bladder cancer-A comparison with predictive risk models in Kerala State level urology conference held in Kollam

 

Publications

Role of Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy in Clinically Node Negative Carcinoma Penis – a Prospective Study
 Jayakarthik Yoganarasimha, Rakesh Manilal Sharma , Ashwin Giridhar , Vishal B Rao , Raju Kvvn, Subramanyeshwar T Rao
 Indian J Surg Oncol 2023 Jun;14(2):288-291. doi: 10.1007/s13193-022-01656-x. Epub 2022 Oct 4.
Unusual  Cause of Acute Urinary Retention in Young Male Patient: Primary Synovial Sarcoma of Prostate—A Case Report. 
Bandegudda  Santhoshkumar & Manilal Rakesh & Giridhar Ashwin & Rao, B.. (2022).
The Surgery Journal. 08. e316-e321. 10.1055/s-0042-1758052.
Post-treatment Residual Clinicopathological Outcomes in Testicular Germ Cell Tumours
Ranjitha Vodigenahalli Nagaraj, B. Vishal Rao, Jayakarthik Yoganarsimha, Daphne Fonseca, Suseela Kodandapani, Ashwin Giridhar,  Rakesh Sharma, Senthil Rajappa,Thammineedi Subramanyeshwar Rao, and Challa Sundaram
 Indian J Surg Oncol. 2022 Sep; 13(3): 505–510. Published online 2022 Jan 29. doi:10.1007/s13193-021-01491-6 PMCID: PMC9515290 PMID: 36187518
Leiomyosarcoma of Inferior Vena Cava Arising from the Confluence of Right Adrenal Vein   Masquerading as a Suprarenal Mass – A Case Report.
 Sharma Rakesh , Kallam Sandeep , Rao  B. & Giridhar Ashwin.
 Acta Scientific Cancer Biology. 5. 03-07. 10.31080/ASCB.2021.04.0286. (2021).
Paraneoplastic Syndromic Manifestation of Severe Hypercalcemia in a Carcinoma Penis with Large Inguinal Lymph Node Secondaries and Spontaneous Normalisation of Hypercalcemia After Excision – A Case Report
Sandeep Maheswara Reddy Kallam, Rakesh Sharma, Yellinedi Rajesh and  Ashwin Giridhar
Acta Scientific Clinical Case Reports Volume 2 Issue 3 March 2021
Role of sentinel lymphnode biopsy in clinically node negative carcinoma penis – A prospective validation study
R. M. Sharma, A. Giridhar, T. S. Rao
Basavatarakam Indo-American Cancer Hospital, Hyderabad, Telangana, India
Abstracts – USICON 2020. Indian J Urol [serial online] 2020 [cited 2020 Mar 27];36,
Suppl S1:1-56. Available
Malignancy in an Undescended Intra-abdominal Testis: a Single Institution Experience
Vikas Gupta, Ashwin Giridhar, Rakesh Sharma, Syed Murtaza Ahmed, K. V. V. N. Raju & T. Subramanyeshwar Rao
Indian Journal of Surgical Oncology Original Article Published: 07 January 2021 https://doi.org/10.1007/s13193-020-01262-9
GATA-3 Expression in all Grades and Different Variants of Primary and Metastatic Urothelial Carcinoma
Meenatai Naik, B. Vishal Rao, Daphne Fonseca, Sudha S. Murthy, Ashwin Giridhar, Rakesh Kumar Sharma, Kvvn Raju, T. Rao, Sundaram Challa
Indian Journal of Surgical oncology 2020 DOI:10.1007/s13193-019-01026
Borderline serous papillary tumor of the testis
Fonseca Daphne, Manasa P Lakshmi, Sharma Rakesh, Giridhar Ashwin
Indian Journal Pathology and Microbiology
Year : 2020 | Volume: 63 | Issue Number: 4 | Page: 618-619
Quality of life in renal transplant recipients
Ashwin Giridhar, Paul Fedrick, Bhat Suresh, Jose Alvin, Jitesh Government Medical College, Kottayam, Kerala, India
Indian J Urol. 2016 Jan; 32(Suppl 1): S38–S165. » CKP 06: Quality of life in renal transplant recipients 2016 Jan; 32(Suppl 1): S38–S165.
The recurrence and progression rate of non-muscle invasive bladder cancer
– A comparison with predictive risk models .
Ashwin Giridhar, Suyog Shetty, Siddalingeshwar C Doddamani , Fredrick Paul , Suresh Bhat.
Department of Urology , Government medical college , Kottayam , Kerala.
Abstract submitted at Lithocon 2016, Kerala Urology State level conference
The Inflated Urobag Technique for Accessing the Pelvicalyceal System during Prone Percutaneous Nephrolithotomy in a Ptotic Kidney
Suresh Bhat, Yateesh Srinivasa, Fredrick Paul, Ashwin Giridhar, Manjunath Sathyanarayana
Department of Urology, Government Medical College, Kottayam
Journal of Clinical and Diagnostic Research. 2017 Oct, Vol-11(10): PR01-PR02
Impact of Transobturator Tape Procedure on Quality of Life in Female Stress Urinary Incontinence
Fredrick Paul, Alvin P Jose, Ashwin Giridhar, Jithesh Mampatta, Suyog Shetty, Suresh Bhat
Department of Urology, Government Medical College, Kottayam
International Journal of Anatomy, Radiology and Surgery. 2017 Jan, Vol-6(1): SO06-SO09
Testicular Volume Measurement: Comparison of Prader’s Orchidometry, Ultrasonography, and Actual Volume by Water Displacement
Suresh Bhat, Manjunath Sathyanarayanaprasad, Ashwin Giridhar, Yateesh Srinivasa, Fredrick Paul
Department of Urology, Government Medical College, Kottayam, Kerala, India
Journal of integrative nephrology and andrology
Year : 2016 | Volume : 3 | Issue : 3 | Page : 92-95

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Dr Akshay Kudpaje

Head and neck cancer refers to a group of cancers that occur in the mouth, throat, nose, sinuses, and other…

Dr Sharath Kote G.S

Colorectal cancer awareness is vital for everyone. Learn preventive measures from our GI Expert, Dr. Sharath Kote, Consultant in Medical…

Dr. Mohanaraj Ramachandran

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