Dr. Pradeep Rao

Dr. Pradeep Rao
  • Course Director Urology


Chairman, Department of Urology, Mamata Hospital, Dombivli EConsultant Urologist and Transplant surgeon, Jupiter Hospital, Thane.

Consultant Urologist and Transplant surgeon, MGM Hospital, Navi Mumbai

Areas of Clinical Interest

Advanced Endourology, Laparoscopic Urology, Uro-Oncology, Urolithiasis, LESS and Single Incision Surgery

Positions Held

  • Editorial board, Journal of Endourology Part B – Videourology
  • Member, Website committee, Society of Endourology
  • Member, Internet committee, Societe Internationale D’Urologie
  • Ex Council Member, Urological Society of India
  • Ex Council Member, Urological Society of India, WZ Chapter


Royal College of Surgeons, Edinburgh, National Academy of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, Urological Society of India, Urological Society of India, WZ Chapter, Mumbai Urology Society, Societe Internationale D’Urologie, American Urological Association, Society of Endourology, International College of Surgeons, Indian Medical Association


  1. Evolution of the R-Port, Single port Laparoscopy – Rane A, Rao P, Rao P , Abstract, J Endourology, October 2007
  2. Initial evaluation of a new pneumatic intracorporeal lithotripter. Rane A, Kommu SS, Kandaswamy SV, Rao P, Aron M, Kumar R, Gupta N. BJU Int, 2007 Sept; 100(3): 629- 32
  3. Scarless single port transumbilical nephrectomy and pyeloplasty: first clinical report. Desai MM, Rao PP, Aron M, Pascal-Haber G, Desai MR, Mishra S, Kaouk JH, Gill IS. BJU Int. 2008 Jan; 101(1):83-8
  4. Single-Port-Access Nephrectomy and Other Laparoscopic Urologic Procedures Using a Novel Laparoscopic Port (R-Port). Rane A, Rao P, Rao P. Urology. 2008 May 9
  5. The feasibility of Single Port Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy: A pilot study of 20 cases. Rao P, Rao P, Rane A, JIHPBA
  6. The Use of a Novel Reverse Thermosensitive Polymer (BackStopT) to Prevent Ureteric Stone Retropulsion During Intracorporeal Lithotripsy: a Randomized, Controlled Trial. Abhay Rane, Pradeep P Rao, John Honey et al. J Urol Vol 183, 1417-1423; April 2010
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