Urologist in Bangalore – Finding The One

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Searching for Urologist in Bangalore ?

Though, there are numerous urologists in Bangalore, finding the one that is best for you, requires you to have a few vital points on your checklist. Also, there are various factors that would be influencing your choice. Here is a sneak peak into a few points you would want to consider while you are looking for an urologist in Bangalore.

Urologists deal with infections related to the urinary tract. These are bacterial infestations, congenital abnormalities, reproductive system disorders, surgical and non-surgical problems. Urology includes various sub disciplines and deals with care of physiological systems and numerous organs. You’ll even find a few specialists in the sub disciplines as well. Here is a run down the sub disciplines in urology.

Endurology – This branch of urology is into urinary tracts close manipulation and includes surgical procedures with minimal invasion. The process involves insertion of small cameras and instruments to the urinary tract.

Laparoscopy – It is the branch of urology that uses Robot assisted surgery for organs like kidney, ureter and prostate. Though, it is a costly affair and has been creating controversies for the same reason across continents.

Neurology – Conditions leading to abnormal urination and even the control of genitourinary system are dealt with in Neurology.

Pediatric Urology – This branch of urology deals into children’s urologic disorders like under developed genitalia, enuresis and more.

Andrology – Dealing into the male reproductive system, Andrology is about erectile dysfunction, male infertility and more.

Reconstructive urology – As the specialized discipline of urology, it deals with function and restoration of the genitourinary tract.

As far as finding an urologist in Bangalore is concerned, it is not easy to choose one urologist from the list of good ones, but as mentioned earlier when you have your checklist of priorities in hand, it certainly eases your task a lot.


Apparently, you would not exactly know how much time your treatment takes. You might have to get admitted to the hospital or might have to make frequent trips. So, it is advisable that while looking out for a Urologist, try to shortlist the good ones but those in a area near to your residence or workplace so that commuting to and fro is hassle free.


Urologists specialize in urologic conditions and hence feeling comfortable to talk is one of the major concerns. This is when you need to think upon whether you want to go with a male or female specialist. It is solely individual decision depending upon personal comfort levels, though.


Credentials are one of the main concerns. The qualifications, experience and the reputation of the urologist matter most. So, research a bit about the qualifications, the expertise of the doctor and his reputation in general before you shortlist.


If you know some one from amongst your friends or colleagues who know a good urologist, then you could add them to your shortlist as well. If the doctor is testified by some one you know well, nothing like that.


Now, if you think that you might need to avail hospital services as well, then its better to choose the doctors with hospitals as well. Though, you need to visit the hospital and check out the facilities in terms of staff and other amenities personally.


We all know the fact that everything finally it boils down to mullah. So, alongside the other relevant points, budget is also one to be kept on mind. But, it is advisable not to make budget the only criteria. If the doctor is really good but is charging little higher than the others, better go for him/her.

After you shortlist some three to five, select the final one that suits your needs the most.

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Rehab Carnival – 11th REHAB DAY, Vydehi Institute of Rehabilitation

To commemorate the International Disability week celebrations and mark the celebrations of 11th REHAB DAY, Vydehi Institute of Rehabilitation organized “Rehab Carnival” on December 13th, 2014.

Vydehi Institute  of Rehabilitation is rendering its services to special children since 2003. Since last 11 years, Rehabilitation Department at Vydehi is providing therapies viz, Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy, Speech therapy, Clinical psychology, yoga therapy and special Education to clients of all age groups suffering from various orthopedic, neurological, psychological problems.

Rehab Carnival aimed to display talents of children with special needs and provided lot of opportunities to their families to recognize the vocational skills their children have, from cooking to craft work  and from creativity to rhythm.

On this day of excitement and fun, Vydehi Institute of Rehabilitation (VIR) took people of all age groups on a journey through the animal world. We could see lot of creativity and enthusiasm in our special children. VIPs, Senior medical consultants, College students and families took lot of initiative in encouraging and appreciating the work done by children from our special school.

CHIEF – Vydehi Institute of Rehabilitation

Inaugural function of Preventive Gynaec Oncology wing,VIMS & RC

Inaugural function of Rural Health Centre, Kannamangala. and  Preventive Gynaec Oncology wing,VIMS & RC took place on 26th June in the campus. The Honorable Health Minster of Karnataka, Shri U.T. Khader  kindly consented to be the Chief Guest at the function. Dr Shri. Prakash K.S., Vice Chancellor, RGUHS was the Guest of Honour. There was an address by the President of Association of Gynaec-Oncologists of India (AGOI), Karnataka ckapter, Dr. VidyaMani Lingegowda, along with a scientific session by the AGOI members. It closed with a Vote of Thanks

Inaugural function of Rural Health Centre, Kannamangala. VIMS & RC

Inaugural function of Rural Health Centre, Kannamangala. and  Preventive Gynaec Oncology wing,VIMS & RC took place on 26th June in the campus. The Honorable Health Minster of Karnataka, Shri U.T. Khader  kindly consented to be the Chief Guest at the function. Dr Shri. Prakash K.S., Vice Chancellor, RGUHS was the Guest of Honour. Ther was an address by Shri U.T. Khader, who is the  Honorable Health Minster of Karnataka and an address by Dr Shri. Prakash K.S., Vice Chancellor, RGUHS along with an address by Mrs. Kalpaja Delavoi, the director of VIMS and RC. It closed with a Vote of Thanks


Feather in the cap

Om Sai Ram
90 Jal vayu Vihar,
Kammanahalli Main Road

Dear Mrs D.A Kalpaja,

I write to convey my regards and enclose an article from the Army Journal of Combat Medicine for your kind perusal. It was written by Major Ritesh Goel, the RMO(Regimental medical officer) of the 4th Para(SF)- 4th Battalion of the Parachute Regimen(special forces -earlier called Para Commandos). This Elite battalion was part of the Agra based 50 Parachute Brigade( 1 Brigade has 3 battalions) which was called for Aid to Civil Power during the Kedarnath cloud burst and floods.

Ritesh Goel was a student of our good college (1st batch) and has done his Alma mater proud. He was motivated to join the army by Dr. Brig. AS Kasthuri VSM the then HOD Medicine of VIMS. Brig AS Kasthuri VSM was also my instructor during PG at AFMC from 1982 to 1984.

Ritesh Goel led a team which was dropped by Air Force helicopters right in the middle of destruction. With no place to land they slithered down by ropes from the hovering helicopters.

They set up a dispensary, Communication centre and opened up the road blocks for further army and civil reinforcements to move in. The rest of the story unfolds in the undertyped by this well motivated young major.
feather in the cap

With the highest regards
Yours Sincerely
Surgeon Captain (Dr.) Ashok Bhagra VSM
Associate professor
Department of medicine
Vydehi Institute of Medical Sciences
Whitefield Bangalore-560066

Functionalities and benefits of Biometrics And Biometric Attendance Systems

Time is money, more so in Business. All sorts of time thefts that plague companies are difficult to target. Combined with human errors, these time thefts simply generate huge losses in terms of quality manpower. The only solution to manually calculating, controlling and recording employee time-sheets is biometrics.
Biometrics or Biometric Authentication is the process of Identification of human beings by their traits or characteristics. Biometrics are a form of identification and access control. Examples of biometrics are fingerprinting, face recognition, DNA, palm printing, hand geometry and iris recognition.
Biometric Attendance Systems

The various functionality associated with biometrics are uniqueness, performance and acceptability. There are two modes of operation of a biometric system

1) Verification or Authentication-Verification means that the system performs a one to one comparison to a specific template stored in a biometric database
2) Identification-Identification means a one to many comparison against the biometric database in order to establish the individual’s identity.

For a company to be a leader in its niche, it should be taking steps at ground level to prevent wastage of time. A biometric attendance system has the following benefits-

1) Cloud computing- To compute a secure log-in and log-out of work, these biometric systems are anytime, anywhere
2) A finger or thumb impression is the sole prerogative of these biometric systems putting an end to time thefts
3) Buddy punching is prevalent all over the world. By this term we mean that the employee punches the access card of his colleague to prevent the knowledge of his late timings. But the use of biometrics successfully prevents this occurrence.
4) Manual tracking is highly faulty and can be avoided by the use of biometrics and human errors can be relegated to minimal values.
5) The administrative process is smooth and regulatory making payrolls a relatively easy task.

Biometric attendance systems are one of the best available software systems that can save human efforts with very little investment. It can certainly increase the overall productivity in short span of time.
Star performers can bank upon biometric attendance systems to outshine their peers. Cheers!!

Final Scores Released for 2014 PGET By COMEDK

The Consortium of medical, Engineering and Dental Colleges of Karnataka(COMEDK) conducts the Post graduate Entrance Test(PGET) for post graduate admissions in Karnataka. The entrance test caters to the member institutions in Karnataka only, as per the eligibility desired by Medical council of India/ Dental Council of India.

COMEDK provides fair and effective objective testing processes for private member institutions and 21,579 candidates have so far registered for the test.
comedek pget 2014

The Post Graduate Entrance test was held on 2nd Feb 2014 by COMEDK. COMEDK released the final scores for 2014 and these scores will be used for Post graduate Studies in 12 medical Colleges and 19 Dental Colleges. 600 seats are available for admission. The official website of COMEDK(https://www.comedk.org/) has provided the provisional list of answer keys. This website can be assessed by the candidate’s login details such as application number and date of birth. All the application details such as Online TAT(Online Test Admission Ticket), Online Rank card and alerts depend on the application status update. There were 4 sets-A,B,C,D and the provisional answer keys were released on Feb 3rd 2014.

source: http://indiaedunews.net/Karnataka/COMEDK_releases_Final_Score_for_COMEDK_PGET_2014_16663/

Skill Matrix 2013 – Bridging Gap between Medicine and Education

Skill Matrix 2013 was organized by Vydehi Institute of Medical Sciences and Research Centre from 2nd December, 2013 to 6th December, 2013. This was an initiative undertaken to bridge the gap between medicine and education. Apart from this, it also reinforces Vydehi Institute of Medical Sciences and Research Centre’s commitment to continuous learning. It is conducted once in two years.
Skill Matrix 2013 is conducted to address basic science and clinical practice issues. It clubs the knowledge, technical facilities and best practices from all over the world.

This year Skill Matrix 2013 focused on Multi-Disciplinary Approach to Developmental Disabilities. It brought together the specialties in Neurology, Ophthalmology, Orthopaedics, Neuro Surgery, Paediatrics, ENT and the Rehabilitation professionals to find solutions to the challenges we face in dealing with developmental disabilities. What it all aims at is patient care to the greatest extent.


The following lists out the eminent speakers present at Skill Matrix 2013:

  • Dr. Ryan H. Kotton MD, Director – High Risk Infant Progress Clinic and Paediatric Rehabilitation Cedars – Sinai Medical Center: Being a part of Cedar -Sinai’s multi disciplinary team, Dr. Ryan focuses in treating children with cerebral palsy as well as children and adults with neurologic and musculoskeletal impairments.

    Topic: Recent advances in Management of Neuromuscular Developmental Disabilities: A multidisciplinary team approach.
    Synopsis: This guest lecture By Dr. Ryan H. Kotton has been very impressive and his way of expression on the above topic has made very clear and easily understandable to the audience. According to him the treatment of such innocent children born with neurological disabilities should be started in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit itself And there should be no delay in starting the effective management right from the early period. There should be no delay in management. The protocol to follow is to identify early the risk factors involved in such children with congenital deformities. Assessment of spasticity. And analyzed what is the clinical significance. Prevent identifiable morbidity by effective treatment.
  • Dr. Ryan H. Kotton

  • Dr. Khaled A. Tawansy MD, Founder and Director of Children’s Retina Institute of California and also a prominent retinal surgeon. He is an assistant professor of Ophthalmology at Loma Linda University where he teaches retina surgery.

    Topic: Retinal Implants and Artificial Vision.
    Synopsis: Specified on the clinical presentation on fundus and photography. Microcephaly in 39 weeks child and the presentation of the fundus findings. X Linked Norrin Mutation. Dx Coat’s Disease, Idiopathis – Injection of AVASTIN.
  • Dr. Khaled A. Tawansy

  • Dr. Anshu Bhatra MD, She is a FAAP Board Certified Developmental and Behavioral Paediatrician. She has been in the paediatric practice since 1994.

    Topic: Early Identification and Diagnosis of ASD. Clinical Management of ASD.
  • Dr.Anshu Bhatra

  • Ms. Diana Dennis MA, ECSE, Director at Children’s Program, Therapeutic Living Centre (TLC). She has been involved in this field for over 18 years ensuring to shower rays of hope in the lives of blind people. For the last 12 years she has been specializing in visual impairment.

    Topic: Educating children with special needs in the least restrictive environment.
  • Ms. Diana Dennis

  • Ms. Nancy Dilger MA, having an experience over 30  years with treatment and clinical management in neonatology, paediatric acute care, rehabilitation, habilitation and school and institutional settings, she is a Board Certified Paediatric Clinical Specialist through the American Physical Therapy Association.

    Topic: Developmental Biomechanics: Equipment – Positioning, Seating and Orthotic Intervention.
  • Ms. Nancy Dilger

  • Dr. Jennifer Kaur Rodriguez Sohal MD, she is a Board Certified Orthopaedic Spine Surgeon in Los Angeles. Her prime focus is in the treatment of myelopathy, lumbar spinal stenosis and neurogenic claudication, spinal instability and radiculopathy, both cervical and lumbar.

    Topic: Spine Surgery in the Aging Population: Part I — Lumbar; Part II — Cervical.
  • Dr.Jennifer Kaur Rodriguez Sohal

  • Prof. (Dr.) J.M. Hans, MBBS, DLO, MS, he is a Padmashree Awardee as well as a one of the pioneers in the field of cochlear implant surgery and to set the track he has done above 1000 cochlear implants in his center.

    Topic: Neuro-Plasticity: Development of Hearing.
  • Prof. (Dr.) J. M. Hans

  • Dr. Audrey Griesbach, MD, she was a pioneer of Developmental Paediatrics where she still continues to evaluate and treat children with developmental delays, learning disabilities, ADHD and other behavior disorders, autism, genetic disorders and cerebral palsy.

    Topic: Fragile X Syndrome: Complex Neuro-Developmental Disorder in Children and Adult. Identification and Treatment.
    Synopsis: This guest lecture by Ms. Audrey Griesbach has specified that this congenital deformity is the most common cause of inherited intellectual disability. Autism Fragile Primary ovarian insufficiency in women. Mothers(X-X) have 50-50 chances of Passing disorders. 1981 Breakage (Fragile) of X chromosome found at site of gene abnormality using cytogenetic techniques.

    CGG repeats unaffected individuals have 40 repeats. Grey Zone 1:260 women an 1:800 are estimated to have the prematuration. Normal 5 to 40 CGG repeats Grey Zone 40 to 50. prematuration 55 to 200. Full maturation 200. Frequency of Fragile X Syndrome is 1:3600 to 4000 male are affected. 1:400-600 female are affected. Appearance of affected males normal appearance at birth. Female carriers with prematuration 20-25% have FX primary ovarian insufficiency.

    Carrier male unusual. Early treatment and intervention educational interventions are necessary. Education therapy required. The future of Fragile X neurons affected by mGluR abnormalities are not destroyed. Compounds to dampan mGluR.

    The Mission is divine – it is to address the advancements in managing developmental disabilities.

  • Dr.Audrey Griesbach

  • Ms. Yolanda Gama Moreno MA, ECSE, Director and Founder of Multiple Disability Services for children who are blind and visually impaired with multiple disabilities. She has trained several professionals as well as she holds a track of years of training in vision stimulation.

    Topic: Effective Practices & Early Childhood Special Education.
  • Ms.Yolanda Gama Mornino


The event was marked by the presence of honorable members for the inauguration such as, Mr. K.V. Rajanna – Commissioner of Karnataka State Commission for Disabled & Senior Citizen, Dr. H. Veerabhadrappa – President of Karnataka Medical Council, Dr K.S. SriPrakash – Vice chancellor, Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences. Dr. Prabhakara G.N. – Chairman, Karnataka Medical Council as well as Ms. Manasa Devi – Assistant Commissioner of Karnataka State Commission for Disabled and Senior Citizen.


Beginning from 9 am, the event followed until 4:45 pm, following the Inauguration, the session 1 was by Dr. Ryan H. Kotton on Recent Advances in Management of Neuromuscular Developmental Disabilities (a multidisciplinary team approach).

The session 2 was by Dr. Audrey Griesbach, where an overview of Fragile X was given. This session was followed by a short tea break. The session 3 was initiated by Dr. Khaled A. Tawansy on Retinal Implants and Artificial Vision. Session 4 was by Dr. Anshu Batra on Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). This session was followed by the lunch break.

The session 5 was by Prof. (Dr.) J.M. Hans on Neuro-Plasticity. Session 6 was by Dr. Jennifer Kaur Rodriguez Sohal on Neuromuscular Scoliosis versus Congenital Scoliosis.
The session 7 was on Developmental Biomechanics by Ms. Nancy Dilger.


Session 1 was by Ms. Yolanda Gama Moreno on effective practices and early childhood special education. Session 2 was by Ms. Diana Dennis on educating children with special needs in the least restrictive environment. This was followed by a short tea break.

Dr. Ryan H. Kotton presented the 3rd session on Spasticity and the upper motor neuron syndrome. Session 4 was by Dr. Khaled A. Tawansy briefing on the management of Paediatric Retinal Vascular Diseases.

After these session, there was a wonderful performance by the Special School children as well as VKIDS children followed by Vote of Thanks.

The workshop sessions were held post lunch break. This was followed by the Banquet which began at 7:00 pm.


The workshop session was held from 1 pm to 5 pm

  • Dr. Ryan H. Kotton held an active session on treating spasticity, focusing on botulinum toxin use.
    In the Department of Physiotherapy: Dr. Kotton injected botox in children with spastic deformities. He had injected in the calf muscles, thigh muscles.
    This procedure is quite interesting and this procedure can be conducted in our Institute collaboration with Orthopeadic Specialists.
  • Dr. Khaled A. Tawansy performed a live surgery focusing on ultrasound as a tool for planning retinal surgery.
  • Dr. Audrey Griesbach demonstrated on specific LD and Behaviors of Fragile X Syndrome.
  • Prof. (Dr.) J.M. Hans performed a live surgery on cochlear implantation.
  • Dr. Anshu Batra focused on Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)
  • Dr. Jennifer Kaur Rodriguez Sohal performed a live spine surgery.
  • Ms. Yolanda Gama Moreno demonstrated on Functional Vision Assessment.
  • Ms. Diana Dennis performed on Cortical Vision Impairment.
  • Ms. Nancy Dilger conducted Assessment (postural/structural assessment, assessing movement strategies), treatment and interventions, equipment-positioning, lower extremity Orthotic intervention(s) based on kinetic markers.
    In the Department of Occupational Therapy: Madam demonstrated to the concerned specialists in the department, the proper procedure of giving Physiotherapy to the innocent children suffering from spastic deformities of upper and lower limbs.

WORKSHOP SESSION HELD ON DAYS 3, 4 and 5(4th to 6th of December 2013)

  • Case presentations were done by Dr. Ryan H. Kotton, Dr. Audrey Griesbach, Dr. Anshu Batra and Dr. Jennifer Kaur Rodriguez Sohal.
  • Dr. Nancy Dilger has done an assessment for intervention and treatment plans.
  • Ms. Diana Dennis has done a case presentation on cortical vision impairment.
  • Ms. Yolanda Gama Moreno has performed a case presentation on Functional Vision Assessment.

To conclude, several practitioners came together with the common aim on rehabilitation of patients with developmental disabilities and a very active participation as well as lively demonstrations has made the whole event a huge success.

Mrs. D.A.Kalpaja was honoured with INDIRA GANDHI SADBHAVNA AWARD

Indira Gandhi Sadbhavana Award presented to Mrs. D.A.Kalpaja for Outstanding Individual Achievements & Distinguished Services to the Nation by His Excellency Dr. s.C. Jamir, Governor of Odisha on the 96th Birth Anniversary of Late Smt. Indira Gandhi on 21st November 2013 at New Delhi.