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Nephrology & Urology

One of the most advanced facilities in the region for comprehensive kidney and genitourinary care, the Centre of Excellence in Nephrology & Urology at Aster Medcity offers specialised nephrology, urology, andrology, kidney transplant and minimal access robotic surgery services to patients of all ages.

The first facility of its kind in Kerala to offer high-precision robotic kidney and urology surgery, this centre offers a wide range of therapeutic technology/ support including haemodialysis and peritoneal dialysis. What sets this centre apart is the outstanding team of doctors comprising highly experienced nephrologists, urologists, renal transplant surgeons, anaesthetists, critical care experts and renal pathologists. Multidisciplinary in approach, they provide optimal, evidence-based treatment to patients with the support of an award winning team of nurses, renal dieticians, rehabilitation experts and qualified technicians.

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One of the most advanced facilities in the region for comprehensive kidney and genitourinary care, the Centre of Excellence in Nephrology & Urology at Aster Medcity offers specialised nephrology, urology, andrology, kidney transplant and minimal access robotic surgery services to patients of all ages.

The first facility of its kind in Kerala to offer high-precision robotic kidney and urology surgery, this centre offers a wide range of therapeutic technology/ support including haemodialysis and peritoneal dialysis. What sets this centre apart is the outstanding team of doctors comprising highly experienced nephrologists, urologists, renal transplant surgeons, anaesthetists, critical care experts and renal pathologists. Multidisciplinary in approach, they provide optimal, evidence-based treatment to patients with the support of an award winning team of nurses, renal dieticians, rehabilitation experts and qualified technicians.

Aster Centre of Excellence in Nephrology & Urology has several landmark achievements to its credit, including the honour of being the third centre in the world to perform a robotic transvaginal renal transplant surgery and the first in India to perform a robotic kidney tumour removal.

The first facility in Kerala to offer robotic surgery using high-precision da Vinci surgery system, the centre also offers state-of-the-art diagnostic and clinical support including South Asia’s first OR1 Karlstorz Fusion Integrated Surgical Suites, India’s fisrt Flat Panel Biplane Vascular Hybrid Cath Lab, South India’s first IntelliSpace Critical Care and Anaesthesia (ICCA) ICUs and Kerala’s first PET-CT Scan with Time Of Flight Technology.

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NEPHROLOGY & UROLOGY TEAM SPEAKS

Doctors

Dr. V. Narayanan Unni

Senior Consultant
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Dr. Jojo Pullockara

Senior Consultant
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Dr. Kishore T.A

Consultant
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Dr. Vinod Kumar K

Consultant
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Dr. Bipi PK

Consultant
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Dr. Vishnu Raveendran

Consultant
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Dr. Gregory Pathrose

Senior Specialist
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Facilities

Nephrology : Outpatient Division

  • Outpatient Consultation for patients of all ages.
  • Measures to detect, prevent and stop progression of kidney diseases
  • Close follow-up and advice on management of different forms kidney diseases (along with the team of social workers, nurses and renal dieticians).

Nephrology : Inpatient Services

Haemodialysis Unit (for treatment of patients with kidney failure)

  • Conventional Haemodialysis
  • Continuous Haemodialysis
  • Slow low efficiency Dialysis
  • Haemofiltration
  • Haemoperfusion
  • Plasmapheresis

Peritoneal Dialysis unit (for management of patients with renal failure)

  • Intermittent Peritoneal Dialysis
  • Continuous Peritoneal Dialysis

Kidney Transplantation

Live related donor kidney transplantation (performed by a team of Nephrologists, Urologists and Anaesthesiologists)

Urology : Outpatient & Day care Division

  • Outpatient Consultation for patients of all ages
  • Extracorporeal shock wave Lithotripsy for renal and ureteric stones
  • Flexible Cystoscopy for both diagnostic and therapeutic procedures
  • Transrectal Ultrasound guided prostrate biopsy
  • Minor procedures like urethral dilatation, suture removal, BCG installation

Urology : Inpatient Services

Laparoscopy

  • Donor Nephrectomy
  • Laparoscopic Pyeloplasty
  • Radical Nephrectomy
  • Radical Prostatectomy
  • Varicocele Surgery

Robotic Surgery

  • Minimally invasive Robotic Surgery using high-precision da Vinci Surgical Robot - Radical Prostatectomy, Donor Nephrectomy and other surgical procedures

Laser Surgery

  • Laser therapy for treatment of stones (PCNL, RIRS)
  • Treatment of bladder obstruction by prostate (HoLEP

Patient Stories & Case Studies

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