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Dr. Santosh S. Waigankar

Consultant, Urologic Oncology & Robotic Surgery

MBBS, DNB(General Surgery) DNB(Urology), Vattikuti Fellow in Robotic Urooncology.

  • YEARS OF PRACTICE: 10 years
  • GENDER: Male
  • LANGUAGES SPOKEN: English, Hindi, Marathi
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Biography

Dr. Waigankar is board certified in Genitourinary Surgery (Urology) from Jaslok hospital and Research Institute. He is a medical graduate from Pdm. D. Y. Patil Medical College, Navi Mumbai and received his training in General surgery from BARC hospital and research institute, Mumbai (National Board of Examinations). Dr. Waigankar is the 1st Vattikuti Fellow in Robotic Urooncology in India. He specializes in Urooncologic Surgery.

My Mantra

“Stay low, stay quiet, keep it simple, don't expect too much, enjoy what you have.”
“The only thing standing between you and your dreams is ... reluctance.”

AREA(S) OF INTEREST:

Open Urooncological Surgeries, Minimally Invasive Urooncological Surgeries (Laparoscopic), Minimally Invasive Urooncological Surgeries (Robotic), ATOMS (Adjustable TransObturator Midurethral Sling) Surgery, HIVEC Procedure for Bladder Cancers (Hyperthermia IntraVEsical Chemotherapy)

PROCEDURES PERFORMED:

Radical Prostatectomy, Radical Nephrectomy/ Partial Nephrectomy, Radical Cystectomy + Ileal Conduit/Neobladder, Radical Nephroureterectomy/ Penectomy (Total Partial), Retroperitoneal Lymph Node Dissection (RPLND), Video Endoscopic Inguinal Lymphadenectomy, ATOMS (Adjustable TransObturator Midurethral Sling) Surgery, HIVEC Procedure for Bladder Cancers (Hyperthermia IntraVEsical Chemotherapy)

TREATMENTS/PROCEDURES OFFERED:

Minimally invasive Urological cancer surgeries, HIVEC treatment for Bladder cancers, ATOMS (Adjustable TransObturator Midurethral Sling) treatment for Urinary Incontinence., HIVEC Procedure for Bladder Cancers (Hyperthermia IntraVEsical Chemotherapy)

NAME OF INSTITUTE(S):

    • BARC Hospital and Research Institute (Surgery)
    • Jaslok Hospital and Research centre (Urology)

FELLOWSHIPS:

  • Vattikuti Foundation and Research Institute USA (Robotic Urooncology Fellowship)
  • Awarded the SIU Resident Scholarship for 2018 by SIU (Société Internationale d'Urologie).
  • 2nd Prize (Best Poster Category): ERUS 2017: Pentafecta outcomes of robotic partial nephrectomy for T1b renal masses: Single institute-single surgeon retrospective analysis.
  • 1st Prize (KS Video Awards): RSC Mar’2017: 10 Key steps in Robotic Radical Prostatectomy: Surgical techniques and outcomes.
  • 1st Prize (Best Video Category): WZUSICON 2016: Da-Vinci Si robotic-assisted laparoscopic radical cystoprostatectomy with neobladder (Modified Karolinska Technique): Surgical technique & outcomes.
Dr. Waigankar completed his Vattikuti Fellowship in Uroncology (USA) in Kokilaben Hospital and Medical Research Centre in 2015 and since then has been an active member of the Robotic program till date encompassing both DaVinci Si and DaVinci Xi platforms.

Review Articles

  • Review Article: Yuvaraja T B, Waigankar S, Bakshi G, Prakash G. Genitourinary cancers: Summary of Indian data. Santosh S. Waigankar, Vimal Patel. Role of probiotics in urogenital healthcare. J Midlife Health. 2011 Jan-Jun; 2(1): 5-10. doi: 10.4103/0976-7800.83253.
  • Waigankar SS et al. Role of probiotics in urogenital healthcare. J Midlife Health. 2011 Jan; 2(1):5-10. doi: 10.4103/0976-7800.83253.

Original Articles

  • Living Donor Transplant Options in CKD5 patients with ABO Incompatibilities. {Indian Journal of Urology. Apr-Jun 2013, Volume 29, Issue 2 [p 114-118]}
  • Assessment of bio-safety of low-cost polyurethane urologic stents used in developing countries. {Indian Journal of Urology. April 2012, Volume 28, Issue 2 [p. 184-188]}
  • Epidemiology of Malnutrition in a rural field practice Area of Navi Mumbai. {Indian J. Prev. Soc. Med. Vol. 35 No. 1 & 2, 2004.}

Professional Memberships

  • Urological Society of India (USI)
  • American Urological Association (AUA)
  • European Urological Association (EAU)
  • Société Internationale d'Urologie (SIU)
  • West Zone USI (WZUSI)
  • Mumbai Urological Society (MUS)
  • Robotic Urology Forum (RUF)

Presently he is also the Executive council member of the Mumbai Urological Society and involved in many academic activities related to the society.

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