Dr. Krishna Prasad Thyagaraj: Urology specialist in Bangalore
Dr. Krishna Prasad is a Consultant Urologist at NU Hospitals, Bangalore. After completing his MBBS, and Masters in Surgery (MS) he pursued his Diplomate National Board (DNB) in Urology at the Institute of Kidney Diseases and Research Centre, it is India’s largest stand-alone Nephro-Urology hospital and India’s only transplant university. His training there has given him a vast exposure to various complex transplant clinical scenarios, in both live and cadaver kidney transplants. His other area of interest is laparoscopic (minimally invasive) surgery and its adaptation to Urology. He is adept at retroperitoneal laparoscopy which is a special type of laparoscopy for kidney surgeries and is probably the only surgeon in Bangalore performing this surgery routinely. In addition to laparoscopy he is passionate about vascular access (fistulae) which are needed for patients to undergo dialysis. He has presently received a fellowship to pursue this interest more vigorously by an observership at the Barnes- Jewish Hospital, USA. He has organized specialized training programmes for urologist from all over the state in specific areas of Urology. He is a member of various societies including Bangalore Urological society (BUS), Karnataka Urological Association (KUA), Association of Southern Urologists (ASU), Urological Society of India (USI). He is also part of the Team NU – Urology Department and is actively involved in training super specialists in Urology.
Language:Kannada, Hindi and English
MBBS, Bangalore Medical College (1994-2000)
MS, Vijaynagar Institute of Medical Sciences, Bellary (2002-2005)
Awards and Publications
Mysore PG Paper Award, 22nd Annual Conference KSC-ASI / ASI Southzone, Bangalore, 2004.
Dr. Pompana Goud prize for the Best student in General Surgery, Department of Surgery Vijayanagar Institute of Medical Sciences, Bellary, 2005.
Dr. Krishnamoorthy prize for Best Free Paper “Our Experience with Paediatric PCNL”. 12th Annual Conference Tamilnadu and Puducherry Association of Urologists. Erode, 2007
Retroperitoneoscopic Living Donor Nephectomy and Laparoscopic Kidney Transplantation: Experience of First 72 Cases: Modi, P, Rizvi, J, Krishnaprasad, T, Shah, V, Modi. M, Trivedi, H. Transplantation. 94(10S):186, November 27, 2012
Retroperitoneoscopic Living-Donor Nephrectomy and Laparoscopic Kidney Transplantation: Experience of Initial 72 Cases Modi, P, Rizvi, J, Krishnaprasad, T, Shah. V, Modi. M, Trivedi. H. Transplantation. 95(1):100-105, January 15, 2013.
Synchronous twin track percutaneous nephrolithotomy : A Preliminary Experience. S V Kandasami, R Krishna Rao, M Arul, M S Ranganath, T Krishan Prasad. Indian Journal of Urology, Volume 24 Issue 1, 2008.
Synchronized bilateral percutaneous nephrolithotomy in a horseshoe kidney. R Krishna Rao, M S Ranganath, T Krishan Prasad. Indian Journal of Urology, Volume 24 Issue 1, 2008.
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