Department of Urology was commenced in the year 2019. Our department strives to give compassionate, cost-effective, competent care to all patients. We earnestly aim to place our hospital as one of the best centers for urology. Our aim is to enhance urological services in the field of Andrology, Male infertility, Assisted Reproductive Technology (ART), Neuro urology, prostate disease management and newer horizons in stone management and prevention. Public awareness is promoted through self-initiated and government-organized camps.
Dr. Veerappan R is an energetic and proficient Urologist, who specialises mainly in endourological procedures. He did his MBBS in Kilpauk Medical College, MS General Surgery in Kilpauk Medical College and MCh Urology in Institute of Urology, Madras Medical College. He has a overall experience of 6 years in the field of Urology
He joined SSSMCRI in 2018 as Assistant Professor and Consultant Urologist. He is heading the Department of Urology since 2019. He is part of various committees including Transplant committee, NAAC, Library committee.
He has published and presented numerous papers. He has organised Live Cadaveric Hands-on Workshop on Urological Surgeries, first of its kind in Tamilnadu, in SSSMCRI in 2019. He has organised various guest lectures and public awareness programmes. To introduce and motivate the postgraduate students to the field of Urology, he has organised quiz on urological diseases. He has been a guide for postgraduate research on urological topics and his studies have been presented in various conferences. Currently he is working on a faculty research project. He has done rare and challenging surgeries, both open and endoscopic at SSSMCRI. He plays a pivotal role in providing urological care for the rural population and also in promoting the academical aspects of Urology for both undergraduate and postgraduate students.
All type of renal stone can be managed effectively
Laparoscopic management of all possible Reconstructive & (oncological)Tumor management of urinary system of all age groups.
The guest lecture on robotic surgery was conducted on 30th April 2019. The guest speaker was Dr.R.Srivathsan, trained in Robotic Uro-oncology. He spoke on the basic concepts and equipment’s used in robotic surgery.
We conducted the first live cadaveric hands-on workshop for Urology in Tamil nadu on 24th and 25th July, 2019 in the Astra cadaver labs, SSSMCRI. On 24th, live demonstration was done by Dr. Muthu veeramani, renowned senior consultant, past secretary and present President elect of Madras Urological Society. He demonstrated open upper tract urological surgeries including renal transplantation . On 25th, the registrants were given hands on. We used specially prepared salt embalmed cadavers for the workshop.
Public awareness programme on stone disease was conducted by dept of urology. People from near by areas attended and where benefitted by the program.
The range of our services include
Determine if serum c-reactive protien is an effective predictive tool for early surgical intervention in patients with less than10mm ureteric stones