Dr. Sudhir K Rawal

MBBS, MS, M.CH, D.N.B (UROLOGY) Medical Director and Chief of Uro – Gynae Surgical Oncology, Rajiv Gandhi Cancer Institute and Research Center, New Delhi, India

Dr. Sudhir Kumar Rawal is an alumnus of King George’s Medical College, Lucknow. He earned his M.Ch. Urology from CMC, Vellore. Dr. Rawal is a leading Genito-Urology surgeon, with special interest in Robotic Surgery. He innovated Pitcher’s pot Ileal Neo – Bladder which finds place in leading urology publications.

 

Dr. Rawal routinely performs procedures such as radical prostatectomy, radical cystectomy, radical hysterectomy, RPLND, and complex urinary diversion like continent pouch and neo bladder.

He is the first surgeon in India to perform Perineal Radical Prostatectomy and the first in the world to perform Minilap Radical Cystoprostatectomy. He is the first surgeon in Asia – Pacific to have performed more than 1000 robotic surgeries in a short period of 4 years, and the first one to have achieved this milestone in the field of Oncosurgery.

CITATIONS:

  • Heading the department of Urogenital Oncology for last 22 years and developed first such department in North India.
  • Involved in developing Uro-oncology as subspecialty in India
  • Organized various international conference on Uro- Oncology RGCON 2005,2008,2010,2014,2015,2016.
  • “Pitcher’s Pot” Ileal Neobladder – Initial Experience -Jpn J C1in Oncol 2006:36 (11) 717· 722 (Original Article)
  • Published paper on “Molecular diagnosis of early Carcinoma Prostate using EC-RT­PCR-PSA” (Original Article)
  • Original Article of minilap RCP 2008 in JJCO first time in world.
  • Invited speaker for in numerable national and international conference.
  • Experiences of Radical Cystectomy in Octogenarian (2009) this is exclusive report from Rajiv Gandhi Cancer Institute & Research Centre, Department of Uro-Genital Oncology so far from India.
  • Pioneer in HIFU (High Intensity Focused Ultrasound) in India.
  • Has done more than 2200 Robotic surgery since 2011 and these are maximum number of robotic surgery in south east Asia

ACHIEVEMENTS:

  • Developed Uro-genital oncology Department in Northern Indian since 1996 at Rajiv Gandhi Cancer Institute and Research Centre
  • Started Radical Prostatectomy in Private sector for the first time in the country in Dec 1996
  • Designed Pitchers Pot Ileal Neobladder international recognized Published in International Journal
  • Original technique of Minilap cystoprostatectomy first time in world done by this centre and now being done in whole of Asia, and other part of world
  • Did first Perineal radical prostatectomy in the country
  • First HIFU performed for Prostate in March 2009 and has done maximum number in the country
  • Started the Robotic Genito urinary Onco Surgeries da Vinci Robotic Cystoprostatectomy Cystectomy RRP nephron sparing surgery RPLND and Hysterectomy and BSO and till now has done more than 2200 different Robotic Uro Genital Onco surgery Which is again maximum India and Euro Asia region
  • Credited to start multiple pioneer works in field of Uro Genital Oncology and trained many doctor in the field of Uro Genital Oncology in India and internationally
  • Papers and talk given in International Conference all over the world
  • Has done maximum number of robotic VEIL in world and paper was presented in EAU Madrid 2015
  • Has done maximum number of post chemotherapy Robotic RPLND in the world.

AWARDS:

  • Appreciation award Lupride Depot-Prostate Cancer Update, Vadodara 2005.
  • National Convener, Uro-Oncology Urological Society of India.
  • National Faculty in Ad Board Meeting on Sunitinib in Xian China.
  • Best Paper award RGCON 2009, 8th International Conference.