Dr. Yuvaraja T.B

Dr. Yuvaraja T.B

Head, Robotic Surgery; Consultant, Surgical Oncology (Uro Oncology)

MBBS, MS(Gen Surgery), MCh(Urology), DNB(Genito Urinary Surgery)

  • YEARS OF PRACTICE: 20 years
  • GENDER: Male
  • LANGUAGES SPOKEN: English, Hindi, Kannada
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Biography

Dr T B Yuvaraja is currently working in specialized area of managing urological cancers. He got his training and experience from prestigious Tata Memorial Hospital, Mumbai where he worked as Associate professor. He has to his credit highest number robotic uro-oncological procedures to his credit results of which are comparable to international standards. He particularly managed cancers of prostate, kidney, urinary bladder, testicular cancer and penile cancers.

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AREA(S) OF INTEREST:

Uro-Oncology, Minimal Access (Laparoscopic), Robotic Uro-Oncology Surgeries,

PROCEDURES PERFORMED:

Robotic Uro-Oncology Surgeries, Robotic Radical Prostatectomy, Robotic Partial/Total Nephrectomy, Robotic Radical Cystectomy and Intracorporeal Ileal Conduit/ Neobladder, Robotic Adrenalectomy, Robotic Inguinal Lymph Node Dissection, Open, Laparoscopic surgeries and Management of cancer of Penis, Prostate, Kidney, Bladder, Testis, Adrenal gland and Retroperitoneal Tumors

FELLOWSHIPS:

    • Visiting Fellowship: Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Centre (MSKCC), New York, USA
    • Visiting Fellowship: Indiana University, Indianapolis, USA
    • Chakraborty Fellowship: University of Texas Health Science Centre, San Antonio, USA
    • Hargobind Fellowship: University of Texas Health Science Centre, San Antonio, USA

Dr T B Yuvaraja received his undergraduate (MBBS) and postgraduate (MS, General Surgery) degrees from Mysore University. After Residency in Urology (MCh, DNB Urology) at Sir JJ Hospital and Grant Medical College, Mumbai, he completed his Fellowship in Uro-Oncology at the prestigious Tata Memorial Hospital, Mumbai. Then he worked as Associate Professor and Consultant Uro-Oncologist at Tata Memorial Hospital. He currently serves Head, Robotic Surgery and Uro-Onco Surgeon at Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani Hospital, Mumbai.

He has received various International and National Fellowships. The Chakraborty Fellowship in Robotic Surgery offered by the Indian American Urological Association which he did at the University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio, Texas, USA, the Detroit Fellowship and the Hargobind Fellowship at MSKCC, New York, USA

He has participated as a Principal Investigator in 4 Clinical Trials addressing important clinical questions like the role of therapeutic and prophylactic groin node dissection in clinically N 0 stage in cases of Cancer Penis. He has also been involved as a co-investigator in 14 basic and advanced Clinical Trials.

He is one of the Associate Editors of the Indian Journal of Urology. Dr Yuvaraja has published over 32 articles in International and, 29 in National Journals and 2 Book Chapters. He has been a peer reviewer for The Indian Journal of Urology and the Indian Journal of Surgical Oncology. He has been invited over 200 times to give Lectures, be a panellist in various scientific meetings and presented his work as papers and videos in over 22 International and 100 National Meetings.

He was one of 20 members of the prestigious International Consultation on Urological Diseases (ICUD) which is an International Committee to create guidelines for management of penile cancer. He has presented Scientific Papers and Posters in various International and National Conferences organized by the American Urology Association, Asian Congress of Urology and so on.

He is one of the founder member and secretary of Robotic Urology Forum, which is a national society of robotic urologists of India. He is instruments in organising various scientific meetings about urological cancers and robotic surgery.

KDAH Experience

Dr T B Yuvaraja has performed over 7000 Major and Supramajor Uro-Oncology Surgeries at Kokilaben Hospital including over 1900 Robotic Surgeries with excellent outcomes. He was instrumental in setting up the Robotic Surgery Program at the Hospital in June 2012 and Second state of the art Xi Robot in 2017.

He has performed over 910 Robotic Radical Prostatectomies with an average blood loss of around 100 ml (international benchmark 100-200ml), The 6 month Potency Rates are 68% (international benchmark 54 -70%) and 12 month Potency Rates are 88% (international benchmark 62- 92%). The Urinary Continence rates are 92 % at 6 months (international benchmark 70-95%).

He has performed over 750 Radical and Partial Nephrectomies by Open, Laparoscopic and Robotic methods (310 - surgeries) with a perioperative mortality of 0% ( international benchmark 0-1.2%) and morbidity of 3% ( international benchmark 2-5%).

310 patients have undergone Radical Cystectomy (Removal of Urinary Bladder for Cancer) with Studer Neo Bladder or Ileal Conduit done by Open and Robotic (210cases) methods with mortality of 1-2% and morbidity of 10%. He is credited with doing the highest number of Robotic Radical Cystectomies and Intracorporeal Urinary Diversion in India. He has a special interest in managing Cancer Penis and Testis and has treated more than 350 such cases by both open and robotic method.

His work on Robotic Inguinal Lymph Node Dissection for Cancer Penis has been presented at the Annual Conference of The American Urology Association in 2013.

Dr. Yuvaraja has 14 research projects to his credit. He has 62 publications in National & International Journals.

Professional Memberships

  • Indian Medical Association- Mumbai West
  • Association of Medical Consultants- Mumbai
  • Association of Surgeons of India
  • Urological Society of India
  • Mumbai Urological Society
  • Indian Association of Surgical Onology
  • Indian Society of Oncology
  • Robotic Urology Forum
  • Robotic Surgeons Council
  • Urological Society of India - West Zone

International Memberships

  • American Urology Association
  • European Association of Urology
  • European Robotic Urology Society
  • Moinuddin Shaikh, United States

    My father ( Musa Shaikh ) was diagnosed with Prostate Enlargement and was operated by Dr Yuvaraja T.B.
    The overall experience with Dhirubhai Ambani Hospital has been extremely great and worth acknowledging..

    Dr Yuvaraja...

  • Name withheld on request

    Dear Sir,

    I met you at Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani Hospital,Mumbai along with my co-brother & other family members. After going through test reports & physical examination it was diagnosed that I have localized CA Prostate.

  • Dr. C R Suvarna

    Dear Ms. Tina Ambani

    My name is Dr. Chandrashekhar Suvarna and I was recently diagnosed with early prostrate carcinoma. I was referred by Dr. Hemant Vadeyar, a surgeon who works at your esteemed hosp...

No. Journal Code Department Type Download
1 120 Center for Cancer National Download

Publication/Talk Title : Current Update of Management of Clinical Stage I Non Seminomatous Germ Cell Tumors of Testis

Journal Published : Indian Journal of Surgical Oncology

2 67 Center for Cancer National Download

Publication/Talk Title : Organ Preservation Surgery for Carcinoma of Penis

Journal Published : Indian Journal of Surgical Oncology

3 25 Center for Cancer International Download

Publication/Talk Title : Genitourinary cancers: Summary of Indian data

Journal Published : South Asian Journal of Cancer

4 08 Center for Cancer International Download

Publication/Talk Title : Robotic Adrenalectomy for Sigmoid Colon Cancer Oligometastasis

Journal Published : The Annals of Translational Medicine

Disease No. of Cases Treated International Success Rate KDAH Success Rate
Robotic Radical Prostatectomy- Cancer Prostate 742 80-90% 82-92%
Robotic Partial Nephrectomy – Cancer Kidney 244 95-98% 96-98%
Robotic Radical Nephrectomy- Cancer Kidney 183 90-98% 95-87%
Robotic radical cystectomy with ileal conduit and neobladder (Cancer Bladder) 167 75-85% 80-82%
Robotic adrenalectomy 29 95-99% 99%
Robotic Nephroureterctomy 33 90-98% 95%
Robotic Inguinal LND for Ca Penis 33 85-95% 92%
Robotic RPLND, Partial Cystectomy, Retroperitoneal Tumors 44 85-98% 97%
Open /Laparoscopic surgeries for kidney, prostate, bladder cancer 3850 70-98% 80-90%
Penile and Testes Cancer 250 70-98% 80-95%

Dr. T.B. Yuvaraja: Cancer Bladder- Robotic Radical Cystectomy and Neobladder

Mr. ABC, a 48years old smoker with complaints of blood in urine was investigated and found to have a tumour in his bladder. At his home town, as the tumor was very big, he was advised removal of his bladder surgically by oprn technique which would have also resulted in decreasing his sexual function and a permanent urinary opening (stoma) on his abdomen with urine collecting bag. The patient was devastated with the idea of losing potency at such a young age. When he came to us we evaluated him and he underwent surgery in a minimally invasive way using the robot in the form of robotic radical cystectomy and reconstructing entire new bladder with intestine.. The patient did recover well after the surgery and recovered his potency in 3 months to lead an active family life. He passes urine in a normal way and has no opening on his abdomen and his body image is preserved. He is extremely happy now.

Dr. T.B. Yuvaraja: Cancer Kidney- Robotic Partial Nephrectomy

Mrs. XYZ, a 52 years old female suffering from chronic kidney disease for a long time was found to have tumour in her kidney. She was advised removal of the tumour bearing kidney which put her into the risk of permanent dialysis in the future by open surgery. The outcome of the surgery with respect to permanent dialysis shocked her and went into depression. After multiple consultations she came to us where she underwent thorough evaluation. We advised her to undergo robotic partial nephrectomy which can save the kidney with minimal pain and scarring by robotic method. She underwent surgery in a minimally invasive way using the robot where only the tumour was removed saving the remaining kidney. She recovered well with no risk of future dialysis. After one year of surgery she is healthy with stable kidney function and enjoying an active life.

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