Chhatrapati Shahuji Maharaj Medical University, Lucknow (King George's Medical University)

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Department of Urology


The Urology Unit was accredited as a separate unit in the Department of Surgery in 1981 and it was elevated to an independent department in 1998 with Prof K. M. Singh as its first Head of Department. Prof D. Dalela became Head in July 2003 and relinquished his charge in Sept. 2008 as he opted for contractual appointment as Professor and Prof. S. N. Sankhwar took over as Head after that.

Presently a team of 6 faculty members, one supporting consultant, ten residents, one research officer and nearly 105 paramedical and ministerial staff personals are managing day to day affairs of the department.

Courses Offered :

=> M.Ch. Urology
=> Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D)

Activities :

=> The department provides 'state of the art' diagnostic and therapeutic modalities in urology.
=> The department has started M. Ch. in Urology after getting recognition from MCI in year 2005 and now admits 6 students for every year.
=> The Government of India recognizes the department as a 'Center of Excellence' for work on male contraception. It is also recognized as a training centre for "No-Scalpel Vasectomy". The State Innovation in Family Planning State Agency (SIFPSA) has given a 3 years project to this center to emerge as core training and service center in NSV.
=> The department is active in organizing conferences. Thirty One (31) scientific meetings have been organized in the last 7 years (From 2004 to 2011).
=> The department is very actively pursuing research in areas of prostatic diseases, reconstructive urology, stone disease etc. and many clinical projects are underway.

Educational Facilities :

Departmental Library :
Located on the first floor, close to resident's room, there is a large Departmental Library. The faculty members have generously donated their personal books and numerous urology journals to the library. This library houses roughly 500 books and 1000 journals.

Endoscopic Operation Recording System :
The OT Complex has a mobile endoscopic operation video recording system, equipped with facility for editing and creating CD and DVD for video presentations in conferences.

Zydus Uro-surgical Information Station :
A separate high speed computer is installed in 'Doctors room' and has many operative urology books and videos. There is a system to take digital pictures of operation and store it in disease wise folders for easy retrieval needed for making conference presentations.

Departmental Seminar Room :
An air conditioned seminar room equipped with a dedicated computer and LCD Projector, having a seating capacity of 50 people is available. All the academic activities done by M.Ch. residents are regularly stored in this computer.

Video Endoscopy Facility :
All operations are done using video camera system for easy learning of M.Ch. Students.

Dry Lab :
Dry Lab for Laparoscopic Training. We have set up a laparoscopic training module wherein the residents can improve their laparoscopic skills.

Ph.D. Students :
The department runs a robut PhD program also. Each year students enroll in this program that is co-ordinated by the Research Cell. A separate room with various lab facilities exists for the PhD students who usually work on basic research topics.


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