Dr. Vinay Mahendra is a Senior Consultant Urologist, Laparoscopic & Robotic Urological Surgeon and Renal Transplant Surgeon at Apollo Gleneagles Hospitals, Kolkata.
Dr. Vinay started his medical career with his MBBS, which was followed by his MS in General Surgery. He, then went on to do DNB in Urology, and MCh in Urology. He, then obtained his FRCS in Urology from Glasgow in UK.
Dr. Vinay is the is the first urologist to have introduced the robotic urological surgery in Kolkata. He specializes in Urology, Renal Transplant, and Robotic Surgery. He treats conditions such as Bladder Cancer, Prostate Cancer, and Testicular Cancer. He is an expert in:
- Robotic radical prostatectomy (Prostate Cancer)
- Robotic partial nephrectomy (Kidney Cancer)
- Robotic radical and partial cystectomy (Bladder Cancer)
- Robotic retroperitoneal lymph node dissection (Testicular Cancer)
- Robotic extended pelvic lymph node dissection (Bladder & prostate cancer)
- Completely robotic intracorporeal urinary diversion (Bladder cancer)
- Robotic pyeloplasty (Ureteropelvic junction obstruction)
- Robotic ureteric reimplant (Ureteric obstruction)
Before taking up the present assignment, Dr. Vinay was a Consultant, Apollo Gleneagles Hospitals, Kolkata, Consultant Urologist, Belfast City Hospital, Ireland, and Specialist Registrar in Urology, Belfast City Hospital, Ireland.
Dr. Vinay Mahendra earned the following Medals during his academic career: Gold Medal – Best essay in Orthopaedic Surgery, Gold Medal – Best Student in Clinical Surgery, Gold Medal – Best Performance in M. S. (General Surgery) exit exam, Silver Medal – Distinction in Surgery.
He also won the following Honors: Certificate of Honor in Anatomy, Certificate of Honor in Pathology, Certificate of Honor in Pharmacology, Certificate of Honor in Surgery, Certificate of Honor in Forensic Medicine, Certificate of Honor in Preventive & Social Medicine, Certificate of Honor in Ophthalmology, and Certificate of Honor in Obstetrics & Gynaecology.
Dr. Vinay won the following scholarships and prizes: Merit Scholarship – 2nd position in State Combined premedical entrance, Merit Scholarship – 2nd position in 1st professional MBBS exam, Merit Scholarship – 2nd position in final professional MBBS exam, Book Prize for Best paper presentation based on cadaveric dissection, Book Prize - 2nd position in 1st professional MBBS exam, Book Prize - 2nd position in final professional MBBS exam, Bard Scholarship – 1st position for all MCh (Urology) postgraduate students of India, Annual Conference of India, Calcutta.