Dr. Anant Kumar, Urologist

With over 32 years of experience in Urology, Dr. Anant Kumar is currently chairman of Uro-Oncology at Robotic & Kidney Transplantation Max Hospital Complex in Saket, New Delhi & at Max Hospital Vaishali. Earlier, he was the Director of Department of Urology, Renal Transplantation & Robotics at Fortis Hospitals in Delhi NCR. Before this, Dr. Anant Kumar was professor & Head of the Department of Urology & Kidney Transplantation at SGPGIMS in Lucknow, (UP) India. He has also served as Senior Consultant at Indraprastha Apollo Hospitals in New Delhi. His stints abroad include serving as Senior Consultant Urologist at Addenbrooke’s Hospital in Cambridge, United Kingdom. Areas of interest he specializes in include Reconstructive Urology, Laser Urological Surgery, Urological Oncology, Laparoscopic Urology, Renovascular Hypertension, Robot-Assisted Laparoscopic Urology, & Kidney Transplantation. He had also undergone urology training from Post Graduate of Medical Education & Research in Chandigarh.

Credits to Dr. Anant Kumar

Dr. Anant Kumar has performed over 3500 kidney transplantations over the last 30 years. For the last 18 years he has in fact been retrieving kidneys laparoscopically. During this time he has performed almost 2000 laparoscopic donor nephrectomies. Holding extensive experience in renovascular hypertension, Dr. Anant Kumar has so far performed several hundred endourological procedures like optical urethrotomy, TUBT, TURP, endopyelotomy, flexible ureteroscopy, URS & PCNL. For the past 10 years he has been removing prostate glands by laser & has been using Holmium, green light & Thulium lasers. As of now, he is using Lumenis machine for performing HOLEP procedures. He has performed all types of reconstructive urology of urethra, bladder & kidneys & has been doing urethral stricture surgery for the past 30 years wherein he has performed more than 700 such procedures. Over the last 15 years, Dr. Anant Kumar has developed special interest in laparoscopic urology technology. By now he has performed almost all types of laparoscopic urological procedures including radical prostatectomy. Moreover, he has started Robotic Assisted Urological Surgeries for bladder, kidney & prostate cancers & other urological reconstruction procedures like bladder augmentation, ureteric re-implantation & pyeloplasty since the year 2011.

Education & Training

  • MBBS, King George Medical University, Lucknow (UP) India
  • MS (General Surgery), PGIMER, Chandigarh, India
  • M. Ch. (Urology), PGIMER, Chandigarh, India

DNB (Urology), PGIMER, Chandigarh, India

Working Experience

  • Consultant Urologist, Addenbrooke’s NHS Foundation, Cambridge, United Kingdom
  • Senior Consultant, Urology & Transplantation, Indraprastha Apollo Hospital, New Delhi, India
  • Director, Department of Urology, Robotic & Kidney Transplantation, Fortis Group of Hospitals in Delhi, NCR India

Professor & Head of the Department of Urology & Renal Transplantation, Sanjay Gandhi Post Graduate Institute of Medical Sciences, Lucknow (UP) India

Specialty Interests

  • Laser Prostate Surgery
  • Uro-Oncology
  • Stricture Urethra
  • Robotic & Laparoscopic Urology
  • Renovascular Hypertension
  • Kidney Transplantation

Memberships

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

Awards Information

  • Won several awards & distinctions during medical education & training
  • Written many book chapters & invited reviews
  • Published over 160 papers in national & international journals
  • Delivered several prestigious guest lectures at various meetings & medical institutes
  • Performed 3500 kidney transplantations in the last 30 years
  • Performed over 2000 laparoscopic donor nephrectomies in the last 18 years

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