About Dr. Anant Kumar

Robotic Surgeon For Kidney Transplant In India

Dr. Anant Kumar is a well renowned urologist in Delhi and has 32 years of practice in urology & kidney transplantation and is presently the Chairman of Uro-Oncology, Robotic & Kidney Transplantation Max Hospital Complex at Saket New Delhi & Max Hospital Vaishali.

Dr Anant Kumar, before being a renowned urologist in Delhi was the Professor and Chairman of Urology & Kidney Transplantation at Sanjay Gandhi Postgraduate Institute of Medical Sciences, Lucknow for 25 years. He was also the senior consultant at Indraprastha Apollo Hospitals, New Delhi, Director of Urology and kidney TX at Fortis Group of Hospital & Consultant Urologist in Addenbrooke’s Hospital, Cambridge, UK. He is one of the pioneers of urological laparoscopic surgery in India and his areas of specialization include Kidney Transplantation, Urological Oncology, Robotic Assisted Laparoscopic Urology and Reconstructive Urology. This is how he has come to be known as the best urologist in Delhi.

He had his Urology training in following world renowned institutions;

  • Post Graduate of Medical Education & Research, Chandigarh
  • Cleveland Clinic, Ohio, USA
  • Institute of urology, London
  • Herlev Hospital, Copenhagen, Denmark
  • Monash Medical Centre, Melbourne, Australia
  • Washington University at St. Louis, USA
  • Freeman hospital, Newcastle, U.K.
  • John Hopkins, Baltimore, U.S.A.
  • Addenbrooks NHS Foundation, Cambridge, UK

He has 32 years of experience in Urology & Renal Transplantation as a teacher and clinician. He has successfully done over 3500 kidney transplantations in last 30 years & has been harvesting all kidneys through laparoscopy  for last 18 years and has done over 2000 lap donor nephrectomy

Robotic Surgery For Bladder Cancer In India / Robotic Surgery For Kidney Cancer In India

  • He has 32 years of experience in Urology & Renal Transplantation . He has also worked as a teacher and clinician. He has done over 3500 kidney transplantations in last 30 years & has been harvesting all kidneys laparoscopically for last 18 years and has done over 2000 lap donor nephrectomies. He has wide knowledge of renovascular hypertension. He has done numerous endourological procedures like flexible ureteroscopy, PCNL, RIRS, URS, TURP, TUR-BT, optical urethrotomy etc. He has been removing prostate by laser for last 10 years by using Thulium, green light and Holmium laser. He has done all kinds of reconstructive urology of kidney, bladder & urethra. He has been doing urethral stricture surgery for last 30 years and has executed over 700 such cases. For last 15 years, he has shown particular interest in laparoscopic urology & now performing all most all  urological procedures laparoscopically including radical Prostatectomy.

He has taken his robotic surgery training at 

  • Henry Ford hospital, Detroit
  • Robotic trainin center at Straussberg ,France and Houston, USA 
  • Stanford University, San Francisco 
  •  Miami Medical University , Florida, U.S.A

Since 2011, he has begun Robotic assisted urological surgery for prostate,  kidney and bladder cancer and other urological reconstructions like pyeloplasty, ureteric re-implantation,bladder augmentation etc. He has done over 200 robotic urological surgeries. At present, he is working on 4th Generation of Da Vinci Xi Robotic system – Da Vinci Xi model which is the newest & the greatest system available in the world. Lately he has started robotic kidney transplantation which is one of the most complicted procedures.

IN SUMMARY

Dr. Anant is a renowned urologist in Delhi and the reason is his variety of expertise. His proficiency comprises of the surgeries of Renal, Prostate Cancer and bladder cancers, renal hypertension, Pyeloplasty, PCNL, Laser prostate and stone surgery, Flexible Ureteroscopy, Lymph Node dissection & Kidney transplantation.

Robotic Surgery For Kidney Transplantation In India- There are  very few surgeons in the world who do robotic kidney transplantation and Prof. Anant kumar is one of them. It is one of the most complicated surgery which is benificial to obese and female kidney transplant patients.

 

QUALIFICATION

  • He did his MBBS from King George Medical University, Lucknow in 1978.
  • His MS in General Surgery was from Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh in 1982.
  • In 1986, he did his M.Ch in Urology/Genito-Urinary Surgery from the Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education & Research,Chandigarh.
  • Two years later, in 1988, he did D.N.B. in Urology from the national Board of India.
  • In 1992, he completed his FMGMS from USA.

TRAINING IN UROLOGY and KIDNEY TRANSPLANTATION

  • He had his Urology training in following world renowned institution;
  • Post Graduate of Medical Education & Research, Chandigarh
  • Cleveland Clinic, Ohio, USA
  •  Institute of urology, London
  • Herlev Hospital, Copenhagen, Denmark
  • Monash Medical Centre, Melbourne, Australia 
  • Washington University at St. Louis, USA
  • Freeman hospital, Newcastle, U.K.  
  • John Hopkins, Baltimore, U.S.A.
  • Addenbrooks NHS Foundation, Cambridge, UK 
  • He was invited to develop laparoscopy urological surgery at addenbrookes NHS establishment – Cambridge, U.K
  • He has taken his robotic surgery training at Henry ford hospital, Detroit,Robotic training centers -Straussberg,France and Houston, USA, Stanford University San Francisco and Miami Medical University, Florida, U.S.A

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE  / HOSPITAL AFFILATION

  • As a teacher and clinician, he has worked for 32 years in the  Renal Transplantation and Urology.
  • He was the Professor and Head of Urology and Kidney Transplantation department at Sanjay Gandhi Post Graduate Institute of Medical Sciences at Lucknow.
  • He was the honorary consultant in Addenbrook NHS Foundation, Cambridge.
  • He worked as the senior consultant in the Apollo Hospital, New Delhi.
  • He was the Ex Director of Urology, Renal Transplantation and Robotics department at Fortis group of hospital, New Delhi & NCR.

CLINICAL WORK

Dr. Anant Kumar has really earned the title of the most renowned urologist in Delhi. He had done over 3500 kidney transplantations in last 30 years & has been harvesting all kidneys laparoscopically in last 18 years and has done over 2000 lap donor nephrectomy. He had wide knowledge in renovascular hypertension. He had done more than hundred endourological procedures like PCNL, RIRS, URS, endopyelotomy, flexible ureteroscopy, TURP, TUBT, optical urethrotomy & has special interest in urethral reconstruction like substitution urethroplasty. He has been interested in uro-oncology & has done every type of urological cancer surgery in last 30 years. His urological cancer procedures are done laparoscopically or with the help of robots like rad nephrectomy, rad prostatectomy, nephrectomy, radical cystectomy, retroperitoneal lymph node dissection, partial cystectomy, inguinal and pelvic lymph node dissection. He has started Robotic urological procedures for last 6 years. He has done robotic radical prostatectomy, Robotic partial nephrectomy, robotic radical cystectomy, pyeloplasty and robotic ureteric re-implantation, bladder Augmentation, Adrenalectomy, ureterolysis and kidney transplantation. He has done over 200 robotic procedures. As a urologist in Delhi, he has made all types of reconstructive urology of kidney, bladder & urethra. He has developed special interest in reconstructive surgery for stricture urethra & has done over 700 cases so far with outstanding outcome. Dr, Anant Kumar, the best urologist in Delhi, has been doing Laser prostatectomy (HOLEP) for last 6 years & had used Holmium, thulium and green light laser.

RESEARCH AND TRANSPLANTATION

  • Renal transplantation research on small and medium sized animals in the Monash University, Australia. He had tested the value of several constituents of UW solution on dog model. He also learnt microsurgical techniques on rat to do renal transplantation where he tested the immunosuppressive property of polyethylene glycol.
  • After several clinical researches on variety of aspects of Urology and renal transplantation, he published 170 papers on different aspects of urological surgery and renal transplantation.

ORATIONS

  • Pinnamali oration of Urological Society of India
  • Presidential oration of NZ Urological Society of India
  • Marudhar Oration of NZ-Urological society of India
  • Organized CPC at AIIMS, New Delhi, Sir Ganga Ram Hospital New Delhi ISOT, NZUSI & USI.
  • Delivered Guest lecturer at St Louis University at Washington, Henry Ford Hospital Detroit.Addenbrooks Hospital Cambridge, Clinik Im Sachen Aarau and Klinic Harslande Zurich, Switzerland
  • Organized several live operative workshops in various part of the country & demonstrated laparoscopic procedures like partial nephrectomy, radical nephrectomy, donor nephrectomy and kidney transplantation.
  • Delivered many guest lecturers in several national and international institutions like- Urology Soiety of India, NZ-Urological Society of India, Indian society of transplantation, Asian society of transplantation, European urological associate and international society of urology.  Association of Surgeons of India, Nephrology Society of India and Indian Society of Organ transplantation.
  • Participated many CME as a faculty members.
  • Delivered many prestigious orations and guest lectures at various meetings and instituitions.

PRESENT ASSIGNMENT

Presently, Dr. Anant Kumar, the best urologist in Delhi, is Chairman - Uro-oncology Robotics and Kidney transplantation at Max Super Speciality Hospital, Saket, New Delhi. The department has almost all up to date amenities for the researches and treatment of urological diseases (US, CT, angiography, radionuclide studies, MRI, lithotripter, urodynamic, sexual dysfunction lab etc.). Department has most highly developed 4th Generation Da Vinci Xi model which is the state of art robotic technology to carry out all kinds of surgery. The department has a very dynamic renal transplant programme. He is also activity concerned in the management of chronic renal failure such as creation of different vascular access, insertion of CAPD catheters and other surgical procedures for uremic patients. The unit has a very active laparoscopic donor nephrectomy programme and endourology programme. He has been using laser for stone disease, stricture urethra and BPH-HOLEP. He has particular interest in surgical feature of all urological cases like kidney, penis, urinary bladder, testis & prostate cancers. Recently he has also stated robotic kidney transplantation.

MEMBER OF SCIENTIFIC ASSOCIATION:

  • American Urological Association
  • Societe Internationale D’Urologie
  • British Association of Urological Surgeon
  • International Society of Nephrology
  • International Transplant Society
  • European Association of Urology
  • Associations of Surgeons of India
  • Asian Society of Transplantation
  • Indian Society of Organ Transplantation
  • Urological Society of India
  • Indian Society of Peritoneal Dialysis
  • Urological Society of India (Northern Chapter)

 

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