at RAJAGIRI HOSPITAL
He completed his MBBS and MS from JIPMER, Pondicherry in the year 1991, receiving the best all round graduate and B.S Sen gold medals. He trained for his M.Ch in Urology at the prestigious Christian Medical College, Vellore where coincidentally the first post graduate course in Urology in India was started by his father, the legendary Dr. H.S Bhat (popularly known as the father of Indian Urology).He set up the Department of Urology at The Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences, Kochi, Kerala in 2000 and this department is currently one of the best in the country. He served as Professor and head of urology till he joined Sunrise hospital in November, 2009. He resigned from the Amrita Institute of Medical sciences in May 2014 and joined the Rajagiri Hospital, Kerala as Head of the Department of Urology and Renal Transplant in October 2014.
He is a pioneer and well known exponent of advanced urological laparoscopy, Endourology, Paediatric and reconstructive urology. He is credited with largest series of laparoscopic adrenalectomies in India, one of the largest series of laparoscopic live related kidney retrieval for transplant and laparoscopic radical prostatectomy. He is credited with performing the first laparoscopic right sided kidney retrieval in India and laparoscopic partial nephrectomy for tumours. He is one of the few surgeons in the UAE performing Laparoscopic Radical Prostatectomy and Laparoscopic Partial Nephrectomy.
His other areas of interest and expertise include urethral reconstruction in hypospadias and after trauma, upper tract Endourology (PCNL, RIRS), Uro-oncology and Paediatric Urology
MBBS, MS (GENERAL SURGERY), DNB (GENERAL SURGERY), FRCS (EDIN) GENERAL SURGERY, MCH (GENITOURINARY SURGERY), FAGE
Resident Intern - JIPMER - February 1987 to February 1988
Junior Resident - Department of Surgery, JIPMER - March 1988 to March 1991
Senior Resident - Department of Surgery, JIPMER - August 1991 to December 1991
Senior Registrar - Department of Urology, CMC&H - January 1992 to January 1994
Chief Registrar - Department of Urology, Sri Sathya Sai Institute of Higher Medical Sciences, Puttaparthi, Andhra Pradesh, India - April 1994 to June 1995
Assistant Professor - Department of Urology, Kasturba Medical College, Manipal, India - June 1995 to June 1997
Registrar - The Armed Forces Hospital Muscat, Sultanate of Oman - June 1997 to July 2000
Professor - Urology, Amrita Institute Of Medical Sciences,Kochi, India - August 2000 to 2014
Senior Consultant Urologist - Sunrise Hospital, Kochi - 2009 to 2014
Visiting specialist Urologist - International Modern Hospital, Dubai