Dr. Yogesh Kulkarni

Dr. Yogesh Kulkarni

Consultant, Gynecologic Oncology & Robotic Surgeon

MBBS, MD(Gyn & Obs), DNB (Gyn & Obs)

  • YEARS OF PRACTICE: 22 years
  • GENDER: Male
  • LANGUAGES SPOKEN: Hindi, English, Marathi
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Biography

Gynecologic oncology is my passion. It gives me great pleasure to help those unfortunate women suffering from it and be a part of their journey fighting this disease . Medical science is evolving very rapidly, it is important to keep pace with this rapid evolution,incorporate in our practice so that our patients benefit from it . I believe cancer care requires great teamwork backed up by infrastructure which can offer state of the art technology.

AREA(S) OF INTEREST:

Gynecologic Oncology, Robotic GyneOncosurgery, Ovarian Cancer Cytoreductive Surgery, Fertility Preservation surgery

PROCEDURES PERFORMED:

Robotic Assited surgery for endometrial and Cervical cancer, Cytoreductive surgery for ovarian carcinoma, Surgery for early ovarian carcinoma-staging laparotomy, Surgery for cervical carcinoma – Radical Hysterectomy, Surgery for Endometrial cancer, Radical Vulvectomy /Groin node dissections, Pelvic exentrations

TREATMENTS/PROCEDURES OFFERED:

Screening for cervical cancer – Pap Smear/Liquid based cytology/ HPV testing, Colposcopy clinic, Excisional procedures for Premalignant lesions of cervix – ( Loop electrosurgical excision, Cryotherapy, cone biopsy ), Evaluation/consultation and counseling for high-risk individuals due to strong family history of Ovarian/Breast cancers, Surgical interventions for diagnosed cases of Gynecological cancers., Radical Hysterectomy ( Wertheim’s Operation), Surgery for early Ovarian cancer ( Staging Laparotomy), Surgery for advanced Ovarian Cancer ( Debulking Surgery), Surgery for Endometrial cancer, Total pelvic Exentration, Anterior/Posterior pelvic Exentration, Pelvic/Paraaortic ( Retroperitoneal ) lymph node dissection, Radical Vulvectomy + Groin node dissection, Robotic assisted surgery for Gynecological cancers

NAME OF INSTITUTE(S):

    • Tata Memorial Hospital, Mumbai
    • Grant Medical College & JJ Hospital, Mumbai
    • Nowrosjee Wadia Hospital, Mumbai

FELLOWSHIPS:

    • Gynecological Oncology, Tata Memorial Hospital, Mumbai

Dr Yogesh Kulkarni is a Consultant GynecologicalOncosurgeon at Kokilaben Hospital. After completing his residency in Obstetrics &Gynecology, He worked as a lecturer, Dept. of Obstetrics & Gynecology for five years at the prestigious Grant Medical College, KEM &Wadia Hospital. Later he joined Tata Memorial Hospital, a premiere Cancer Hospital and Research Centre, as a Fellow in and then continued as Specialist Registrar in Gynecological Oncology. During training at Tata Hospital, he had a wide exposure to all types of Gynecological Cancer cases, with a well-organized multimodality approach to managing them.

At Tata Hospital he received extensive training in Gynecological cancer surgeries and also in colposcopy and related procedures. During his training at Tata Hospital, he has performed /assisted over 800 Gynecological Cancer Surgeries which Included Radical Hysterectomy/Radical Vulvectomy/ Surgery for advanced Ovarian Cancers/ Pelvic & paraortic Lymphadnectomy/Illioinguinal Lymph node dissection / surgery for Carcinoma Endometrium and Uterine Sarcomas. Dr Kulkarni has a strong academic & research interest and has 12 publications to his credit. He has also presented scientific papers and contributed as an invited faculty at various National & International conferences

KDAH Experience

At Kokilaben Hospital he has performed over 1800 complex Gynecological Cancer surgeries till date. He has performed over 900 Surgeries for Ovarian Cancers and 340 robotic surgeries for Endometrial and Cervical cancers. At Kokilaben Hospital, Dr Yogesh Kulkarni performed the first Reported Fertility Sparing Surgery (Radical Trachelectomy) for cervical Carcinoma in India on a 4 yr old girl diagnosed with clear cell carcinoma of cervix

He has numerous publications in international journals and has presented at various national and international meetings. He also has authored chapters in various textbooks in Gynaecology & Obstetrics.

Professional Memberships

  • International Gynecological Cancer Society
  • European society of Gynecological Oncology
  • Association of Gynecological Oncologist of India
  • Mumbai Obstetrics & Gynecological society
  • Federation of Obstetrics & Gynecologic Societies of India
  • Bhavana Ravikumar

    I would like to begin thanking you for your co-operation during my hospitalization for an operation of removal of Pelvic mass during mid-April this year. I have fully recovered and resumed my routine and I must say I have come away with a new f...

Dr. Yogesh Kulkarni

First reported case of fertility sparing surgery for cervical cancer (Radical trachelectomy) in India. This surgery was performed on a 4 yr old girl with cervical cancer.

First reported case of Robotic assited Radical Trachelectomy in India.

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