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Dr. N Ragavan

Dr. N Ragavan

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MBBS, MS - General Surgery, FRCS - Urology

Urologist

25 Years Experience Overall  (11 years as specialist)

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An alumni of PGI Chandigarh (General Surgery) , Dr. N. Ragavan, trained and worked as a Consultant Urologist and UroOncologist in UK. He did his fellowship in Germany under Prof Stolzenburg. He has 15 + years of working in UroOncology with expertise in open, laparoscopy and robotic surgeries for patients with prostate , bladder, kidney , penile and testicular cancers. He was first in South India to perform novel and pioneering works in Robotics including Extraperitoneal radical prostatectomy Total Intracorporeal nephroureterectomy , RPLND, Cystectomy with ileal conduit, Boari flap , Culp pyeloplasty and more. A keen academician, researcher and teacher, Dr Ragavan conducts training programme in UroOncology , mentors Urology trainees and has published 30 papers in international journals, He is a member and faculty in national and international urology and urooncology societies

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Besant Nagar, Chennai

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Common questions & answers

Q: Who is a urologist?

A: A urologist is a doctor specially trained in and who treats diseases of the urinary tract in both males and females. Urologists may also treat diseases of the male reproductive system.

Q: What diseases can urologists treat?

A: Urologists commonly treat diseases such as urinary tract infections (UTI), cystistis, urinary incontinence, bladder stones, kidney stones,cancers, prostate enlargements, scrotal diseases. etc.

Q: What is the difference between an urologist and a nephrologist?

A: A nephrologist is a medical physician who specially treats complex diseases that affect the kidneys such as nephritis, kidney stones, polycystic kidney disease, and acute and chronic kidney failure. An urologist treats the urinary tract system in both men and women.

Q: When should I visit a urologist?

A: One should visit a urologist if there are symptoms such as burning and pain during urination, presence of blood in urine, pain in abdomen, incontinence or repeated urinary tract infections (UTIs).

Q: Can a urologist treat diseases of the female reproductive system?

A: Urologists can treat common illnesses in females such as urinary tract infections, bladder inflammations, prolapse and cancers. For conditions related to uterus, ovaries, fallopian tubes, they are referred to a gynecologist.

Services

Prostatic diseases and Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms
Robotic and Laparoscopic Uro - Oncological Surgery(Including Radical Prostatectomy,Radical Cystectomy,Radical Nephrectomy and Partial Nephrectomy and Nephroureterectomy)
Robotic and laparoscopic Incontinence and Reconstructive Surgery
Penil and Testicular Cancer Surgery
Lower Urinary Tract Surgery including Bipolar TURP
Complete Uro-Oncology care ( covering Kidneys, Bladder , Prostate , Penile and Testicular Cancers)
Stone and Endourology
Prostatic Diseases
Prostatic Diseases And Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms

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Awards and Recognitions

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Best of BAUS – Poster no 90 , Manchester 2006 - 2006
Brian Booth Research Prize - Rosemere Cancer Foundation, - 2005
Best Poster Award – Poster Session 37 at EAU, - 2005
Best Presentation Prize - North West Trainee’s Research Meeting - 2004
Best Young Scientist Award -1993-94, State Medical Council for Science and Technology.

Education

MBBS - Sri Ramachandra Medical College and Research Institute (SRMC) Madras, India, 1995
MS - General Surgery - POSTGRADUATE INSTITUTE OF MEDICAL EDUCATION AND RESEARCH, CHANDIGARH, 1998
FRCS - Urology - Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh (RCSE), U.K, 2009

Memberships

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British Association Of urological Surgeon(BAUS),UK
Royal College Of Surgeon of Edinburgh (RCSEd),UK
General Medical Council , Uk
European Association of Urologist (EAU)
Urological Society of India (USI)

Experience

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2017 - Present Senior Consultant Urological Surgeon at Gleneagles Global Hospital
2013 - 2017 Consultant Urological Surgeon at Apollo Hospital
2011 - 2012 Urological Surgeon & Uro Gynecologist at Bradford Royal Infirmary
2011 - 2011 Urological Surgeon & Uro Gynaecologist at Glan Clwyd Hospital
2011 - 2011 Fellowship in Laparoscopy and Minimally Invasive Urology at University Of Leipzig

Registrations

55311 Tamil Nadu Medical Council, 1995

Trainings and Certifications

FRCS - Royal College Of Surgeon Of Edinburgh, Uk, 1999
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