Dr. Raguram Ganesamoni

Dr. Raguram Ganesamoni
Andrologist, Nagercoil

MBBS, MS, MRCS (Glasg), MCh, Fellow in Endourology (ES, USA)

Dr. Raguram Ganesamoni is a familiar consultant Urologist, affiliated with Ganesamoni Hospital, Nagercoil, Tamil Nadu. He has expertise in Endourology and Laparo-robotics. Dr.Raguram had received prestigious Gold Medal from the president of India for his research in Kidney Cancer. He had wide experience in Laparoscopic management of kidney problems, kidney transplantation and management of bladder/ prostate/ testis/ penile cancers. Dr.Raguram has a great vision to make the world-class Urology care available to common man in India.

Specialities

  • Andrology

  • Urology

  • Uro Oncology

  • Pediatric Urology

  • EndoUrology

  • Laparoscopic Uro Oncology

  • Urogynecology

  • Renal Transplant

Expertise

  • Laparoscopic Nephrectomy
  • Laparoscopic Adrenalectomy
  • Laparoscopic Pyeloplasty
  • PCNL
  • Flexible Ureteroscopy
  • TURP
  • URS
  • Urethroplasty
  • Radical Cystectomy

Education

  • MBBS, MS, MRCS (Glasg), MCh, Fellow Endourology and Laparoscopy (Endourological Society, USA)

Practice Information

Ganesamoni Hospital, Nagercoil

Ganesamoni Hospital, Nagercoil

No 6, Hindu College Road, Saraloor, Kottar, Nagercoil, Tamil Nadu - 629702

Advanced Urology and Kidney Institute, Nagercoil

Advanced Urology and Kidney Institute, Nagercoil

6, Saraloor, Hindu College Road, Nagercoil, Tamil Nadu - 629002

Lifeline Hospital, Adoor

Lifeline Hospital, Adoor

14th Mile, Melood P.O, Adoor, Kerala - 691523

THU - SAT

09:00 AM - 05:00 PM

Patient Experience

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Achievements & Contributions

  • Medical camp for advanced treatment of kidney stones     GM Advanced Urology and Kidney Institute of Ganesamoni Multi-specialty hospital is conducting a free medical camp on 7th and 8th of June 2014 for the benefit of poor patients suffering from kidney stone disease. Kidney stones are very common in South Tamil Nadu and Kerala. Ours being a tertiary care center for the treatment of kidney problems, conducting such free camps will be of immense benefit for the
  • Ganesamoni R, Turel M, Agarwal S, Stephen E, Moses V, Mammen T. Controlled study of conventional surgery and ultrasound guided foam sclerotherapy for the treatment of primary SVI of lower limbs. Journal of Hainan Medical College 2009; 15 (7): 725-8.
  • Kumar S, Nanjappa B, Ganesamoni R. Extensive balanitis xerotica obliterans of urethrocutaneous fistula presenting as mass in scrotum. Urology. 2010; 76(2): 332-3.
  • Kumar S, Sandeep, Ganesamoni R, Mandal AK. Efficacy and outcome of percutaneous nephrolithotomy in patients with calculus nephropathy. Urol Res. 2011;39(2):111-5
  • Kumar S, Barapatre YR, Ganesamoni R, Nanjappa B, Barwal K,Singh SK. Laparoscopic management of a rare urogenital fistula. J Endourol.2011;25(4):603-6
  • Kumar S, Kumar S, GanesamoniR, Mandal AK, Prasad S, Singh SK. Dimethyl sulfoxide withlignocaine versus eutectic mixture of local anesthetics: prospective randomizedstudy to compare the efficacy of cutaneous anesthesia in shock wavelithotripsy. Urol Res  2011; 39(3):181-3
  • Kumar S, Bag S, Ganesamoni R, MandalAK, Taneja N, Singh SK. Risk factors for urosepsis followingpercutaneous nephrolithotomy: role of 1 week of nitrofurantoin in reducingthe risk of urosepsis. Urol Res. 2012Feb;40(1):79-86
  • Ganesamoni R,Mavuduru R, Agarwal MM. Re: Hendrik van Poppel, Luigi da Pozzo, WalterAlbrecht, et al. A prospective, randomised EORTC intergroup phase 3 studycomparing the oncologic outcome of elective nephron-sparing surgery and radicalnephrectomy for low-stage renal cell carcinoma. Eur Urol 2011;59:543-52.Eur Urol. 2011 Aug;60(2):e9
  • Kumar S, Pushkarna A, Ganesamoni R,Nanjappa B. Dengue hemorrhagic fever as a rare cause of bleeding followingpercutaneous nephrolithotomy. UrolRes 2012;40(2):177-9.
  • Ganesamoni R,Kumar S, Singh SK. Re:How can we predict lymphorrhoea and clinicallysignificant lymphoceles after radical prostatectomy and pelvic lymphadenectomy?Clinical implications. BJU Int. 2012 ;109(2):E6.doi: 10.1111/j.1464-410X.2011.10831_5.x.
  • Kumar S, Pushkarna A, Sharma V, Ganesamoni R, NadaR. Fournier's gangrene with testicular infarction caused bymucormycosis. Indian J Pathol Microbiol. 2011;54(4):847-8.
  • Kumar S, Sharma S, Ganesamoni R, Singh SK. Urethralsteinstrasse with urethrocutaneous fistula. Urology2012;79(2):e1-2.
  • Sabnis RB, Ganesamoni R, Sarpal R. Miniperc: what is its currentstatus? Curr Opin Urol 2012;22(2):129-33.
  • Ganesamoni R, Bhattacharyya S, Kumar S,Chauhan A, Mete UK, Agarwal MM, Mavuduru R, Kaushik G, Mandal AK, Singh SK.Status of Oxidative Stress in Patients With Renal Cell Carcinoma. J Urol 2012;187(4):1172-6.
  • Kumar S Dr, Prasad S, Parmar K, Ganesamoni R, Batra YK. AProspective Randomized Controlled Trial Comparing Combined Spongiosum Block andIntraurethral Lignocaine with Intraurethral Lignocaine alone in OpticalInternal Urethrotomy for Anterior Urethral Stricture. JEndourol. 2012 Feb 14. [Epub ahead of print]
  • Kumar S, Sarkar D, Prasad S, Gupta V, Ghosala P, Kaman L, Yadav TD, GanesamoniR, Singh SK. Large pelvic masses of obscure origin: urologist's perspective. Urol Int. 2012;88(2):215-24.
  • Ganesamoni R, Mishra S, Kumar A, Ganpule A, Vyas JB, Ganatra P, Sabnis RB, Desai M. Role of Active Mentoring during Flexible Ureteroscopy Training. J Endourol 2012 May 14. [Epub ahead of print]
  • Kumar S, Ganesamoni R,Nanjappa B, Sharma V. Fragmented pigtail percutaneous nephrostomy tubes: etiology and management. Korean J Urol 2012;53(7):492-6.
  • Kumar S, Kapoor A, Ganesamoni R, Nanjappa B, Sharma V, MeteUK. Efficacy of holmium laser urethrotomy in combination with intralesionaltriamcinolone in the treatment of anterior urethral stricture. Korean J Urol 2012;53(9):614-8.
  • Mishra S, Ganesamoni R, Ganpule AP, Sabnis RB, Desai MR. Supinepercutaneous nephrolithotomy for bilateral complete staghorn calculi in anL-shaped cross-fused renal ectopic anomaly. Urology2013;81(1):e3-4. doi: 10.1016/j.urology.2012.10.003.
  • Sabnis R, Ganesamoni R, Mishra S, Sinha L, Desai MR. Conceptand design engineering: endourology operating room. Curr OpinUrol 2013;23(2):152-7. doi:10.1097/MOU.0b013e32835d3133
  • Kumar S, Sharma V, GanesamoniR, Singh S. Eosinophilic cystitis mimicking tuberculosis: An analysis offive cases with review of literature. Urol Ann 2013;5:50-2
  • Kumar S, Randhawa MS, Ganesamoni R, Singh SK. Tranexamic acidreduces blood loss in percutaneous nephrolithotomy: a prospective randomizedcontrolled study. J Urol. 2012 Oct 30. doi:pii:S0022-5347(12)05422-5. 10.1016/j.juro.2012.10.115. [Epub ahead of print]
  • Kumar S, Tiwari DP, Ganesamoni R, Singh SK. ProspectiveRandomized Placebo-controlled Study to Assess the Safety and Efficacy ofSilodosin in the Management of Acute Urinary Retention. Urology 2013;82(1):171-5. doi:10.1016/j.urology.2013.02.020
  • Mishra S, Sinha L, Ganesamoni R, Ganpule A, Sabnis RB, DesaiM. Renal deterioration index: Preoperative prognostic model for renalfunctional outcome after treatment of bilateral obstructive urolithiasis inchronic kidney disease patients. J Endourol. 2013 Mar28. [Epub ahead of print]. PMID: 23537205
  • Ganesamoni R, Ganpule AP, Desai MR. Robot-assistedlaparoscopic bladder diverticulectomy in a seven-year-old child: Case reportand points of technique. Indian J Urol2012;28(4):434-6. doi: 10.4103/0970-1591.105762.
  • Kumar S, Kondareddy C, Ganesamoni R, Nanjappa B, Singh SK. Randomized Controlled Trial to Assess the Efficacy of the Combination Therapy of Alfuzosin and Tadalafil in Patients with Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms Due to Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia. LUTS 2013. Apr 3. [Epub ahead of print] DOI: 10.1111/luts.12016.
  • Kumar S, Kurdia KC, Ganesamoni R, Singh SK, Nanjappa B. Randomized controlled trial to compare the safety and efficacy of naftopidil and tamsulosin as medical expulsive therapy in combination with prednisolone for distal ureteral stones. Korean J Urol 2013;54(5):311-5. doi: 10.4111/kju.2013.54.5.311. Epub 2013 May 14.
  • Sabnis RB, Ganesamoni R, Doshi A, Ganpule AP, Jagtap J, Desai MR. Micropercutaneous nephrolithotomy (microperc) vs retrograde intrarenal surgery for the management of small renal calculi: a randomized controlled trial. BJU Int 2013 Aug;112(3):355-61. doi: 10.1111/bju.12164.
  • Kumar S, Nanjappa B, Barapatre Y, Prasad S, Ganesamoni R, Rathi M. Unusual causes ofHematuria in dialysis patients: Diagnostic dilemma, risks and management. J Emerg Trauma Shock 2013;6(4):276-9. doi: 10.4103/0974-2700.120374.
  • Ganesamoni R, Sabnis RB, Mishra S, Parekh N, Ganpule A,Vyas JB, Jagtap J, Desai M. Prospective randomized controlled trial comparinglaser lithotripsy with pneumatic lithotripsy in miniperc for renal calculi. J Endourol. 2013;27(12):1444-9. doi: 10.1089/end.2013.017
  • Ganesamoni R, Sabnis RB, Mishra S, Desai MR. Microperc forthe management of renal calculi in pelvic ectopic kidneys. IndianJ Urol  2013;29(3):257-9. doi:10.4103/0970-1591.117267.
  • Sabnis RB, Ganesamoni R, Ganpule AP, Mishra S, Vyas J,Jagtap J, Desai M. Current role of microperc in the management of small renalcalculi. Indian J Urol 2013;29(3):214-8. doi: 10.4103/0970-1591.117282.
  • Dr.Jeyasekaran award for ‘ideas and innovation’ at 24th Annualconference of the Association of Southern Urologist at Mysore, July 2013
  • MajorGeneral Amir Chand Gold Medal for the best Clinical Research in PostgraduateInstitute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India. Awarded by theHonorable President of India Shri Pranab Mukherjee, March 2013
  • Secondprize in poster presentation at 30th World Congress in Endourologyand SWL, Istanbul, Turkey, September 2012.
  • Australia & Asia PacificClinical Oncology Research Development (ACORD)2012 fellowship for training in oncological research at Queensland, Australia
  • Firstrank in USI - AUA Resident Scholar program 2011 to attend the Annual meeting ofAmerican Urological Association at Washington DC.
  • First prize in Urology Quiz at the 44thAnnual Conference of the Urological Society of India, USICON 2011, Kolkata
  • Mr. and Mrs. Natarajan Urology Medal for theyear 2006, Christian Medical College, Vellore
  • BestOutgoing Student for the year 2004, Madurai Medical College, Madurai
  • Thiru.P. Soundararajan Memorial Gold Medal in Paediatrics for the year 2004, MaduraiMedical College, Madurai.
  • SecondPrize in Medicine for the year 2003, Madurai Medical College, Madurai
  • FirstPrize in Microbiology for the year 2001-2002, Madurai Medical College, Madurai
  • RajkumariAmrit Kaur Gold Medal in Anatomy for the year 1999-2000, Madurai MedicalCollege, Madurai
  • Chief-Minister’s award for securing Third rank in Tamil Nadu State scoring 100% in Physics,Chemistry and Biology subjects in Tamil Nadu State Higher SecondaryExamination, 1999
  • Chief-Minister’s award for securing the First Rank in Kanyakumari district in the Tamil NaduState Matriculation Examination, 1997
  • ‘Randomized study comparing conventional surgery with ultrasound guided foam sclerotherapy for primary superficial venous insufficiency of lower limbs’ at 13th Annual National Conference of Vascular Society of India, VSICON 2006, New Delhi, India.
  • ‘Status of oxidative stress in renal cell carcinoma’ at CPK Menon best paper prize category, 44th Annual Conference of the Urological Society of India, USICON 2011, Kolkata, India.
  • Extensive Fournier Gangrene With Necrosis Of Urethra And Bladder Mucosa: A rare occurrence. Bag S, Singh SK, Mete UK, Ganesamoni R, Mandal AK. Moderated poster presentation at 44th Annual Conference of the Urological Society of India, USICON 2011, Kolkata, India.
  • Scrotal Lymphorrhoea: A Distressing and Complex Problem, But Solution May Be Simple. Bag S, Mete UK, Singh SK, Ganesamoni R, Mandal AK. Moderated poster presentation at 44th Annual Conference of the Urological Society of India, USICON 2011, Kolkata, India.
  • DMSO (dimethyl sulfoxide) with lignocaine vs emla (eutectic mixture of local anesthetics): prospective randomized study to compare the efficacy of cutaneous anesthesia in shock wave lithotripsy. Kumar S, Kumar S, Ganesamoni R, Mandal AK, Prasad S, Singh SK. Unmoderated poster at 44th Annual Conference of the Urological Society of India, USICON 2011, Kolkata, India.
  • Miniperc: MPUH Experience. Moderated poster presentation at 45th Annual Conference of the Urological Society of India, USICON 2012, Bangalore, India.
  • Robotic Radical Cystectomy for Muscle Invasive Bladder Cancer. Video presentation at 45th Annual Conference of the Urological Society of India, USICON 2012, Bangalore, India.
  • Robot-assisted laparoscopic bladder diverticulectomy in a child. Video presentation at 30th World Congress in Endourology and SWL, Istanbul, Turkey, September 2012.
  • Robot-assisted laparoscopic uretero-calicostomy for secondary pelvi-ureteric junction obstruction. Video presentation at 30th World Congress in Endourology and SWL, Istanbul, Turkey, September 2012.
  • Robot-assisted laparoscopic repair of complex vesico-vaginal fistula. Video presentation at 30th World Congress in Endourology and SWL, Istanbul, Turkey, September 2012.
  • Prospective randomized study comparing microperc with retrograde intrarenal surgeryfor small renal calculi. Shashikant Mishra, Raguram Ganesamoni, Amit Doshi, Ravindra B. Sabnis, Mahesh R. Desai. Moderated poster presentation at  30th World Congress in Endourology and SWL, Istanbul, Turkey, September 2012.
  • Reliability of prostate histoscanning in localization of Carcinoma Prostate: Indian experience Shashikant Mishra, Shailesh Soni, Raguram Ganesamoni, Ravindra B. Sabnis, Mahesh R. Desai. Moderated poster presentation at 30th World Congress in Endourology and SWL, Istanbul, Turkey, September 2012.
  • Contrast enhanced ultrasound characterization for malignant potential of small renal mass Shashikant Mishra, Vikas Agarwal, Raguram Ganesamoni, Arvind Ganpule, Ravindra B. Sabnis, Mahesh R. Desai. Moderated poster presentation at 30th World Congress in Endourology and SWL, Istanbul, Turkey, September 2012.
  • Robot-assisted excision of a retroperitoneal extra adrenal phaechromocytoma. R Sarpal, L Sinha, R Ganesamoni, S Mishra, A Ganpule, R Sabnis, M Desai. Video presentation in 22nd annual conference of West Zone USICON, September, 2012.
  • Robot-assisted laparoscopic ureterocalicostomy for secondary pelvi-ureteric junction obstruction. Video presentation at 46th Annual Conference of the Urological Society of India, USICON 2013, Pune, India.
  • A cost-effective single port for laparoscopic nephrectomy. Presented in Dr. N. Jeyasekaran price for ideas and innovation plenary session at 24th Annual conference of the Association of Southern Urologists, Mysore on 13th  July 2013.