Dr. Dhruva Nath Ghosh

Dr. Dhruva Nath Ghosh
Pediatric Urologist, Ludhiana

MBBS, MS (Gen Surgery), MCh (Ped Surgery), Clinical Fellow (Paed Surgery & Paed Urology)

Dr. Dhruva Nath Ghosh did his general surgery training in CMC Ludhiana and went on to do further Pediatric Surgery training in CMC Vellore. He further trained as a fellow in paediatric urology at the Children's Hospital at Westmead in Sydney, Australia.

His major interest is in paediatric urological conditions like urinary tract infections, posterior urethral valves, vesicoureteral reflux, PUJ/UPJ obstructions, bladder exstrophy, hypospadias, epispadias, Urinary Incontinence, undescended testis etc. Dr. Dhruva  Nath handles  both open and laparoscopic procedures as dictated by the condition and need of the patients. He works at the Christian Medical College in Ludhiana.

  • Languages :English, Hindi, Bengali, Punjabi

Experience

Assistant Professor, Christian Medical College , Ludhiana March, 2007 -  March , 2009

Associate Professor, Christian Medical College, Ludhiana April, 2009 -  July, 2012

Clinical Fellow, Children's Hospital At Westmead, Sydney July , 2012 -  February, 2014

Professor, Christian Medical College, Ludhiana March, 2014 -  Present

Specialities

  • Pediatric Urology

  • Pediatric Surgery

  • Laparoscopic Surgery

  • Neonatal Surgery

Procedures

  • Abdominal Surgery

  • Abscess Incision and Drainage

  • Adrenalectomy

  • Appendectomy

  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic

Conditions

  • Bladder Disorders

Expertise

  • Pediatric Endourology
  • Pediatric Endoscopic and Laparoscopic Surgery
  • Pediatric Urologic Procedures
  • Bladder Exstrophy and related Surgery
  • Hypospadias Urethroplasty
  • Urinary Incontinence Management

Education

MBBS, 1995, Christian Medical College, Ludhiana, Punjab, Punjab University, Chandigarh, Ludhiana, India

MS ( Gen Surgery), 2002, Christian Medical College & Hospital Ludhiana, Ludhiana, India

MCh (Pediatric Surgery), 2007, Christian Medical College, Vellore & Tamil Nadu Dr MGR Medical University, Chennai, Vellore, India

Clinical Fellowship in Ped Urology, 2014, Children's Hospital At Westmead & Sydney University, Sydney, Australia

Practice Information

Christian Medical College & Hospital, Ludhiana

Christian Medical College & Hospital, Ludhiana

Brown Road, Ludhiana, Punjab - 141008

SUN

11:00 AM - 01:00 PM

MON

03:00 PM - 06:00 PM

WED

03:00 PM - 05:00 PM

THU - FRI

09:30 AM - 05:00 PM

SAT

09:30 AM - 04:00 PM

Patient Experience

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Achievements & Contributions

  • Miscellaneous Conditions Of The Peritoneal Cavity- Peritoneal Tumors, Pseudomyxoma, Mesothelioms, Fibroblastic Reaction, Cocoon, Cystic Lymphatic Malformations, Blue Bleb, Chylous Ascites. Sanjeev Dayal, Dhruv Ghosh, Brendan Moran. Sem Ped Surg (2014): 23 (6): 363-368
  • Kite Flying: Ancient Tradition Or Death Trap? Suvir Singh, Nitin Peters, Clarence Samuel, William Bhatti, Dhruv Ghosh. Emergency Medicine Australaisia (2014); 26: 478- 480
  • Bananas And Neonatal Gastric Perforation. Arpit Mathew, Lurstep Wanshnong, Susil Longtrai, Dhruv Ghosh. J Indian Assoc Pediatr Surg (2012);17(2):88-89
  • Primary Intra-renal Teratoma Associated With Renal Dysplasia - An Unusual Entity. Sunitha Jacob, Dhruv Ghosh, Premeeta Rawat, William Bhatti, Vinod P Singh. Indian Journal of Surgery (2013); 75(1): 77-79
  • Unusual Coexistence Of Caudal Duplication And Caudal Regression Syndromes. Geetika Bansal, Dhruv Ghosh, Uttam B George, William Bhatti. J Ped Surg (2011);46(1):256-258
  • Paediatric Foreign Body Aspiration: How Much Does Our Community Know? Aprajita Singh, Dhruv Ghosh, Clarence Samuel, William Bhatti. J Indian Assoc Pediatr Surg (2010);15:129-32
  • A phase IIb/III, multi-centre, double-blind, randomized, placebo-controlled, dose ranging study of Tamsulosin Hydrochloride (low, medium & high dose) as treatment in children with neuropathic bladder for 3 months”. CO-INVESTIGATOR in An uncontrolled, open-label, titration, long-term safety (up to 12 months) and efficacy study of tamsulosin hydrochloride in children with neuropathic bladder, with a randomized pharmacokinetic sub-study investigating low, medium and high dose ranges.
  • Knowledge Of The Dangers Of Paediatric Foreign Body Aspiration In Children. Aparajita Singh, Dhruv Ghosh. Indian Council of Medical Research Short Term Studentship (2008)
  • The appendix as a ureteral substitute: A report of ten cases. Haitham Dagash, Sudipta Sen, Jacob Chacko, Sampath Karl, Dhruv Ghosh A.E MacKinnon. J Ped Urol (2008) 4: 14-19.
  • Pre-peritoneal bladder augmentation – an early experience with 32 children. A dissertation submitted for the degree of M.Ch. (Paediatric Surgery) The Tamil Nadu Dr. M.G.R. Medical University, Chennai, Tamil Nadu
  • The leaking pancreatic duct in childhood chronic pancreatitis. Ghosh DN, Sen S, Chacko J, Thomas G, Karl S, Mathai J. Pediatr Surg Int (2007) 23: 65-6.
  • Fecal fistulas following abdominal surgery – a clinical study. Thesis submitted for the degree of M.S. (General Surgery) Baba Farid University of Health Sciences, Faridkot, Punjab.
  • Primary Obstructive Megaureter With Ureteric Calculi In A Child- A Case Report. Dhruva Ghosh, William Bhatti. Chrismed J Health Res (accepted for publication)
  • ‘Josephite Of The Year’ – Best outgoing student (Year 1990) from St’ Joseph’s Academy, Dehra Dun, Uttarakhand, India
  • Ken Little Memorial Prize in Paediatric Surgery’ at the Christian Medical College & Hospital, Vellore, India (2007)
  • Anal Sphincter Performance after Duhamel’s Operation for Hirschsprung’s Disease. D.Ghosh, D.Sood, V.P. Singh. Presented at the 29th annual conference of the Indian Association of Paediatric Surgeons at Hyderabad, India (6th – 9th November)
  • A 10 Year Review of 25 Cases of Esophageal Replacement. D.Ghosh, S. Sen, J. Chacko, G. Thomas, S. Karl. Presented at the 5th Annual Conference of Tamil Nadu & Pondicherry Chapter of Indian Associations of Paediatric Surgeons. Pondicherry, India. (8th-9th July 2006)
  • Thyroid Carcinoma in Children – A 10 Year Review. D.Ghosh, J. Chacko, S. Sen, G. Thomas, S. Karl. Presented at the 32nd annual conference of the Indian Association of Paediatric Surgeons. Goa, India. (28th September-1st October 2006)
  • Pre-peritoneal Bladder Augmentation an early experience with 32 children. S. Sen, D.Ghosh, W. Bhatti, J. George, S. Karl, J. Mathai. Presented at the 20th Congress of Asian Association of Pediatric Surgeons, New Delhi, India (11th November – 16th November 2006)
  • The appendix as a ureteral substitute: A report of ten cases. Haitham Dagash, Sudipta Sen, Jacob Chacko, Sampath Karl, Dhruv Ghosh, A.E MacKinnon. Presented at the 8th European Congress of Paediatric Surgery, Torino, Italy (16th May – 19th May 2007)
  • Rigid Bronchoscopy- The Sure Answer in Tracheo-Bronchial Foreign Bodies. Hanish Kataria, Aparajita Singh, Dhruv Ghosh, William Bhatti, Vinod Prem Singh. Presented at the 68th Annual Conference of the Association Surgeons of India, Ludhiana, India (25th -30th December 2008)
  • Knowledge Of The Dangers Of Paediatric Foreign Body Aspiration In Children. Aparajita Singh, Dhruv Ghosh. Poster presented at MEDCON 09, The 4th National & 3rd Asian Medical Students Conference, Mangalore, India (24th – 27th June 2009). This poster won the BEST POSTER AWARD at the conference.
  • Comparison Of Two Treatment Regimens Of Childhood Phimosis. Supriya Sen, Dhruv Ghosh, William Bhatti, Vinod Prem Singh. Presented at the 8th Annual Conference of The Tamil Nadu & Pondicherry Chapter of Indian Associations of Paediatric Surgeons, Coimbatore, India (10th – 12th July 2009)
  • Caudal Duplication With Caudal Regression Syndrome-Unusual Association. G. Bansal, U George, D. Ghosh, J.N. Toppo, R. Chakravarti, N. Pramod, N. Varte, S.Singla, S. Rathore. Presented at the ICRI CME 2009 of the Punjab & Chandigarh State Chapter of the Indian Radiological and Imaging Association, Amritsar, India (3rd-4th October 2009). This poster won the BEST POSTER AWARD.
  • Scope of Laparoscopy in Paediatric Surgery. Guest Lecture delivered at the 4th Annual Surgery CME Series (An Update On Minimal Access Surgery). Christian Medical College, Ludhiana, India (6th April, 2010)
  • Kite Flying: Ancient Tradition or Death Trap? Nitin J Peters, Deepti Phansopkar, Clarence Samuel, Nandini K Bedi, William Bhatti, Dhruv Ghosh. Paper presented at 3rd World Congress of Pediatric Surgery. All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India (21st – 24th October 2010)
  • Comparison Of Two Treatment Regimens For Childhood Phimosis. Supriya Sen, Dhruv Ghosh, Nandini Bedi, William Bhatti. Poster presented at 3rd World Congress of Pediatric Surgery. All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India (21st – 24th October 2010)
  • Primary Obstructive Megaureter With Ureteric Calculi - A Case Report. Kamal Nagi, William Bhatti, Nandini Bedi, Dhruv Ghosh. Poster presented at 3rd World Congress of Pediatric Surgery. All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India (21st – 24th October 2010)
  • Denys-Drash Syndrome. Dhruv Ghosh, Grahame Smith. Paper presented at the Pediatric Urology Club, Brisbane, Australia (24th – 25th November 2012)
  • Transition Zone Pull Through In Hirschsprung’s Disease: A Tertiary Hospital Experience. Dhruva Ghosh, Dylan Wanaguru, S. Soundappan. Poster presented at the 46th Pacific Association of Pediatric Surgeons Conference, Hunter Valley, Newcastle, Australia (7th -11th April 2013)
  • Management Of Duplex System Ureteroceles: The Two Roads. Dhruva Ghosh, Grahame Smith, Ralph Cohen. Paper presented at the 46th Pacific Association of Pediatric Surgeons Conference, Hunter Valley, Newcastle, Australia (7th -11th April 2013)
  • The Leaking Pancreatic Duct in Childhood Chronic Pancreatitis - A Surgical Emergency. D.Ghosh, S. Sen, J. Chacko, S. Karl, J. Mathai. Paper presented at the 31st annual conference of the Indian Association of Paediatric Surgeons at Bangalore, India (26th-29th October)
  • A Functional And Objective Assessment of Hypospadias Repair. Benedict Joshua, Dhruva Ghosh, Sanjeev Tayal, William Bhatti. Paper presented at the 40th annual conference of the Indian Association of Paediatric Surgeons at Ooty, India (9th-12th October 2014)
  • Gonadal Mass. Dhruva Ghosh. Lecture Given At Practical Pediatric Oncology Workshop. Christian Medical College & Hospital, Ludhiana, India (5th – 6th Sept 2015)
  • The Wandering PICC Line: A CVL Complication. Alka G Grewal, Ajit D Thampi, Soumitra Saha, Dhruv Ghosh. Poster presented at the 41st annual conference of the Indian Association of Paediatric Surgeons at Mumbai, India (9th-12th October 2014) 
  • Inflammatory Myofibroblastic Tumor Of Sigmoid Mesocolon In a 2 Year Old Female Child. Alka G Grewal, Sumit Dhuria, Dhruv Ghosh, William Bhatti.  Poster presented at the 41st annual conference of the Indian Association of Paediatric Surgeons at Mumbai, India (9th-12th October 2014) 
  • Hospital Stay versus Day Care Hypospadias Repair: A Retrospective Comparative Study. Dhruva Ghosh, Sumit Dhuria, William Bhatti, Soumitra Saha, Alka Grewal. Poster presented at the 17th Annual Congress of the Asia Pacific Association OF Pediatric Urologists at Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia (13th-15th January, 2016)
  • Life member of The Tamil Nadu & Pondicherry Chapter of the Indian Association Of Paediatric Surgeons
  • Life member of The Indian Association of Paediatric Surgeons.
  • Life member of Paediatric Oncology Chapter of Indian Association Of Paediatric Surgeons
  • Life Member of Paediatric Endoscopic Surgeons of India Chapter of Indian Association of Paediatric Surgeons
  • Life Member Indian Society of Pediatric Urology
  • Member, Asian Association of Pediatric Urologists
  • Member, International Children's Continence Society