About Dr Pradeep Rao

  • Dr Pradeep Rao is currently associated as the Director and Head of Urology and Renal Transplant at Gleneagles Global Hospitals, Mumbai.
  • He is a notable Urologist and Renal Transplant Surgeon with vast experience of more than 31 years.
  • Currently, he is also associated with Sir H. N. Reliance Foundation Hospital and Research Centre, Mumbai as a Consultant of Urology and Renal Transplant.
  • Dr Rao is one of the earliest Urologists who started performing Laparoscopy in India. 
  • He has received his training in Robotic Surgery from Muljibhai Patel Urological Hospital, Nadiad, Gujarat and the University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California.
  • He has been a faculty at Muljibhai Patel Urological Hospital, Nadiad, Gujarat and Jayramdas Patel Academic Centre, Nadiad, Gujarat.
  • Dr Rao is an Honorary Urologist at King Edward Memorial Hospital and Seth Gordhandas Sunderdas Medical College, Mumbai, for training residents in Laparoscopy.
  • His areas of expertise and interest are Endourology, Laparoscopic Surgery, Robotic Surgery, Renal Transplant, Management of Stone Disease, and Laparoscopic & Robotic Uro-Oncology.
  • In May 2007, he performed the first-ever Single Port Nephrectomy (among other Single Port Cases) using the R-Port and was credited with being a pioneer of this technology.
  • Dr Rao started the first successful Laparoscopic Donor Nephrectomy program at Gleneagles Global Hospitals, Parel, Mumbai.
  • He has been invited to demonstrate Live Surgeries and Lectures in Colombia, the USA, Japan, South Korea, China, Indonesia, Hong Kong, Germany, Venezuela,  Brazil, Vietnam, Japan, and Singapore.
  • He is frequently invited as a faculty and participant at most major National and International Meetings and Conferences.
  • Dr Rao has more than 30 publications in many peer-reviewed Journals.
  • He has been a Guest Editor of the Indian Journal of Urology.
  • He is on the editorial board of the Journal of Endourology and has authored many chapters in various books.

Specialization

  • Urology
  • Renal Transplantation
  • Laser Endourological Surgery
  • Open Urological Procedures
  • Uro-Oncology
  • Endoscopic Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Urological Surgery
  • Robotic Urological Surgery

List Of Treatments

  • Kidney Transplantation
  • Management of Urinary Calculi
  • Diagnostic Cystourethroscopy
  • Retrograde Pyelogram
  • Visual Internal Urethrotomy
  • Transurethral of Prostate
  • Transurethral Resection of Bladder Tumor
  • Ureteroscopic Calculus Extraction
  • Ureteroscopic Management of Ureteral Strictures
  • Percutaneous Nephrostomy
  • Percutaneous Nephrolithotomy
  • Percutaneous Endopyelotomy
  • Vesico-Vaginal Fistulas
  • Hypospadias Correction
  • Ureteral Reimplantation
  • Continent Urinary Diversions
  • Augmentation Cystoplasty
  • Repair of Ureteral Trauma during Gynaecological Surgeries
  • Nephrectomy
  • Radical Surgery for Renal Cell Carcinoma
  • Visual Laser Ablation of Prostate
  • Laser Internal Urethrotomy
  • Laser Ablation of Bladder Tumour
  • Laser Ablation of Hemangioma
  • Laparoscopic Varicocele Ligation
  • Laparoscopic Renal Cyst Marsupilization
  • Laparoscopic Nephrectomy
  • Laparoscopic Orchidopexy
  • Laparoscopic Orchidectomy

Work Experience

  • Resident (General Surgery)- Sant Muktabai Municipal General Hospital, Mumbai, Maharashtra
  • Registrar (General Surgery)- Mulund Municipal General Hospital, Mumbai, Maharashtra
  • Registrar (General Surgery)- Lokmanya Tilak Municipal General Hospital And Medical College, Sion, Mumbai, Maharashtra
  • Registrar (Plastic Surgery)- HBT Medical College And Dr R N Cooper Municipal General Hospital, Mumbai, Maharashtra
  • Registrar (General Surgery & Urology)- Rajawadi Municipal General Hospital, Mumbai, Maharashtra
  • Resident (Urology)- Muljibhai Patel Urological Hospital, Nadiad, Gujarat
  • Consultant (Urology)- Mamata Hospital, Dombivli, Mumbai
  • Consultant (Urology)- Jupiter Hospital, Thane, Maharashtra
  • Consultant (Urology & Renal Transplant)- Sir H. N. Reliance Foundation Hospital and Research Centre, Mumbai, Maharashtra

Education

  • MBBS- Grant Government Medical College & Sir J. J. Group of Hospitals, Mumbai, Maharashtra
  • DNB (General Surgery)- Lokmanya Tilak Municipal General Hospital And Medical College, Sion, Mumbai, Maharashtra
  • DNB (Urology)- Muljibhai Patel Urological Hospital, Nadiad, Gujarat
  • Fellowship- The Royal College of Surgeons, Edinburgh, Scotland, UK
  • Honorary Fellowship (Urology)- The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons, Glasgow, Scotland, UK
  • Visiting Fellowship (Laparoscopic Urology)- Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio, USA (with Dr Inderbir Gill)
  • Visiting Fellowship (Paediatric Urology)- Southwestern Children’s Hospital, USA (with Dr Warren Snodgrass)
  • Visiting Fellowship (Reconstructive Urology)- University of California, California, USA

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