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Dr. Rakesh Khera

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Dr. Rakesh Khera
Kidney & Urology Institute

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Dr. Rakesh Khera

Dr. Rakesh Khera is the Associate Director of Urologic Cancer Surgery (Urologic Oncology) at Medanta - The Medicity. He brings in expertise from one of the top urological cancer centres in the world - The Roswell Park Cancer Institute, New York, USA. He has a vast experience of having performed over 1000 robotic & laparoscopic surgeries for prostate, bladder and kidney cancer. His endeavours are focused towards providing patients the most advanced & comprehensive Cancer procedures & care available only at leading international institutions. Besides robotic surgery, Dr. Khera is also an expert in other laparoscopic and endoscopic surgeries for urological cancers. He also has the distinctive largest single unit experience in the world of conducting more than 1500 Laparoscopic Donor Nephrectomies. He started "Belly-button," virtually scarless surgery (LESS) & Single incision laparoscopic surgery (SILS) at Medanta. Dr Khera is also credited with running the Training programme for all urologists at Medanta & visiting urologists from various parts of the country & abroad. This includes fellowship training programmes for endourology & kidney transplant.

Medical Qualification


MBBS, MS (Surgery) Mahatma Gandhi Institute of Medical Sciences, Wardha Maharashtra 1994

M.Ch (Urology) Grant Medical College & JJ group of hospitals, Mumbai 2000

DNB (Urology) National Board of Exam, New Delhi 2000

Robotic Surgical Training Rosewell Park Cancer Institute,NY, USA

Department Institute

Kidney & Urology Institute


  • Robotics & minimally invasive surgery for kidney, bladder & prostate

  • Uro-oncology

  • Laparoscopy & minimally invasive surgery for stone disease & prostate problems

Doctor's Experience

  • Medanta - The Medicity, Gurgaon Associate Director 2012 - Till date

  • Medanta- The Medicity, Gurgaon Senior Consultant 2012-2009

  • Fortis Hospital, New Delhi Consultant 2006 - 2009

  • Apollo Hospital, New Delhi Consultant 2000 - 2006

  • Grant Medical College, Mumbai Chief Resident 1996 - 2000

  • Mahatma Gandhi Institute of Medical Sciences Maharashtra Lecturer 1995 - 1996

Memberships & Certifications

  • National cancer Registrars association, USA

  • Urology Society of India

  • North Zone Urology Society of India

  • Indian Medical Associationb

  • Indian Society of Organ Transplantation

Awards & Accomplishments

  • Best Poster Prize USICON ,Pune 2013

  • Robotic Surgery Training Rosewell Park Cancer Institute,NY, USA 2012

  • ISOT Best Poster Best Poster Prize 2006

  • NZUSICON Best Paper Best Paper Prize 2004

  • MGIMS Silver Medal First in Anatomy in University Exam 1987

  • MGIMS Silver Medal First in Physiology in University Exam 1987

  • MGIMS Silver Medal Second in University Exam in 1ST MBBS Professional rendered 1987


  • Trans-sinus fat laparoscopic partial nephrectomy for parahilar tumors Indian J Urol. 2011 Jul;27(3):422-3

  • Laparoscopic Pyeloplasty using the Post Anastomotic Dismemberment method: Technique and results J Endourol 2009; 23: 89-96

  • The indwelling ureteric stent: a 'friendly' procedure with unfriendly high morbidity BJU Int. 2000 Oct;86(6):757-8
  • Antegrade JJ-stenting after percutaneous renal procedures: The reverse zebra technique Indian J Urol. 2001, Volume 17

  • Endoscopy assisted Freyers prostatectomy : a safer technique Tech Urol. 2000 feb
  • Inline tug on a through & through guide wire to reposition open ended ureteric catheter during PCNL Tech Urol. 1999;6 (1) : 37

  • Vaginal mucosal vaccine for recurrent urinary tract infections. Indian j Urol. 2007; 23: 335-6

  • Early detection of prostate cancer MGIMS J 1999;5: 37

  • Nanobacteria - is it the cause of urinary calculi MGIMS J 2001;6(1):48

  • aparoscopic Live donor nephrectomy : trends in donor morbidity Indian Journal of Transplantation Jan 2011

  • Right laparoscopic donor nephrectomy : Our technique Indian Journal of Transplantation 2011; 1: 9-45

  • A prospective randomized study of early versus late removal of dj stents after renal transplants and its outcome Indian Journal of Transplantation 2012

  • Laparoscopic guided URS with post anastomotic dismembered (PAD) pyeloplasty in horseshoe kidney. Indian Journal of Urology Jan 2011

  • Urinary continence outcomes with modified apical dissection of prostate in minimally invasive radical prostatectomy (MIRP) Indian Journal of Urology Jan 2010

  • Posterior bladder and seminal vesicle dissection during minimally invasive radical prostatectomy (MIRP - laparoscopic or robotic). Indian Journal of Urology Jan 2010

  • Laparoscopic radical cystectomy in elderly - hype or a practical solution? Indian Journal of Urology Jan 2010

  • Laparoscopic partial nephrectomy; managing para hilar tumors in morbidly obese with chronic kidney disease. Indian Journal of Urology Jan 2010

  • Trans sinus fat partial nephrectomy for para hilar tumors. Indian Journal of Urology Jan 2010

  • Technique of suprapubic single port transvesical laparoscopic control and mobilization of lower ureter during radical nephroureterectomy for upper tract transitional cell carcinoma. J Endourol 2008

  • Laparoscopic partial nephrectomy for parahilar renal tumors: Technique with initial cortical division and sinus dissection under vision J Endourol 2008

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