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Dr. Ashwin Giridhar

Consultant Urology & Transplant Surgery

Speciality

Urology

Qualification

MBBS, MS, MCh (Urology), Certification in Uro Oncology, Certification in Laparoscopy and Robotic surgery

Experience

9 Years

Location

CARE Hospitals, HITEC City, Hyderabad, CARE Hospitals Outpatient Centre, HITEC City, Hyderabad

Bio

Dr Ashwin Giridhar is a urologist with experience of 9 years. He completed his MBBS from Kasturba Medical College Mangalore Manipal University, Manipal, Karnataka. He did MS in general surgery from Medical College Kottayam, Gandhinagar, Kottayam Mahatma Gandhi University, Kottayam, Kerala. Further, Dr Giridhar did his MCh in genitourinary surgery (urology) from Medical College Kottayam, Gandhinagar, Kottayam KUHAS, Thrissur, Kerala.

He earned various certificates such as a training certificate in Uro-Oncology at Indo-American Cancer Institute, Hyderabad and a certificate of da Vinci System Training as a Console Surgeon Intuitive surgical and da Vinci surgical system. Being a fellow in Minimal Access Surgery (FMAS) at the Association of Minimal Access Surgeons of India and Academy of General Education (FAGE) Academy House Manipal, Karnatak, Dr. Giridhar has performed all surgeries related to Endourology viz TURP, TURBT, RIRS, PCNL, Laser Surgeries etc. He started his career as Senior Resident in the Dept of Surgery and Urology, Govt Medical College Hospital, Kottayam. Later, he worked as a Lead Consultant Urologist in the Dept of Urology, Matha Hospital, Kottayam, and as visiting Consultant Urologist at KIMS, Kottayam.

He was also a consultant urologist at Indo-American Cancer Hospital and Research Institute, Hyderabad. Having experience of so many years, he has individually performed and assisted various surgeries related to reconstructive urology viz urethroplasty and female Urology viz TOT, VVF repair. He has also performed open and laparoscopic General Urology and Uro-Oncology surgical procedures, cases of Robotic surgeries and Renal Transplants. He has written many journals, which have been published and recognized by people.

These journals are on various topics like the Role of sentinel lymph node biopsy in clinically node-negative carcinoma penis, Quality of life in renal transplant, Malignancy in an Undescended Intra-abdominal Testis, etc. Presently, he is working as a consultant urologist and transplant surgeon at CARE Super Specialty Hospital – Hi-tech City, Hyderabad, to serve his patients.


Fields of Experience

  • Individually performed all surgeries related to Endourology viz TURP, TURBT, RIRS, PCNL, Laser Surgeries etc.

  • Individually performed and assisted various surgeries related to reconstructive urology viz urethroplasty

  • Individually performed and assisted various surgeries related to female Urology viz TOT, VVF repair

  • Individually performed and assisted more than 350 open and laparoscopic General Urology and Uro-Oncology surgical procedures

  • Performed and assisted more than 200 cases of Robotic surgeries

  • Performed and assisted Renal Transplants


Research Presentations

  • Role of sentinel lymph node 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 from: http://www.indianjurol.com/text.asp?2020/36/5/1/276461

  • 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/s13193-019-01026-0

  • 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

  • Predictors of Successful Trial without Catheter in Patients with benign Prostatic Obstruction Fredrick Paul, Manjunatha Sathya Narayana, Ashwin Giridhar, Yateesh Srinivasa, Alvin Jose P, Suresh Bhat a. Department of Urology, Government Medical College, Kottayam Kerala medical journal, April-June 2016 | Vol IX Issue 2


Education

  • MCh Genitourinary Surgery (Urology) - Medical College Kottayam, Gandhinagar, Kottayam KUHAS, Thrissur, Kerala

  • MRCS (part A) The Royal College of Surgeons (RCS), UK

  • MS (General Surgery) - Medical College Kottayam, Gandhinagar, Kottayam Mahatma Gandhi University, Kottayam, Kerala

  • MBBS - Kasturba Medical College Mangalore Manipal University, Manipal, Karnataka

  • Certificate training in Uro-Oncology Indo-American Cancer Institute, Hyderabad

  • Certificate of da Vinci System Training as a Console Surgeon Intuitive surgical and da Vinci surgical system

  • Fellowship in Minimal Access Surgery (FMAS) Association of Minimal Access Surgeons of India

  • Fellowship in Academy of General Education (FAGE) Academy House Manipal, Karnataka


Languages Known

Telugu, Hindi and English


Past Positions

  • Worked as Senior Resident in Dept of Surgery, Govt Medical College Hospital, Kottayam

  • Worked as Senior Resident in Dept of Urology, Govt Medical College Hospital, Kottayam

  • Worked as Lead Consultant Urologist in Dept of Urology, Matha Hospital, Kottayam, and as visiting Consultant Urologist at KIMS, Kottayam

  • Worked as Consultant Urologist in Indo-American Cancer Hospital and Research Institute, Hyderabad

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