Ramakrishna Venkatesh, MD

Bio / Education: 

Medical School
Bangalore Medical College, Bangalore University, India

Bangalore University, India
General Surgery, Royal College of Physicians & Surgeons, Glasgow, United Kingdom
Urology, Intercollegiate Urology Examination Board, United Kingdom

2002 – Fellowship in Endourology and Laparoscopy with Dr. Ralph V. Clayman
Endourology Society Washington University School of Medicine St. Louis, Missouri

2003 – Fellowship in Endourology and Laparoscopy Clinical Fellow, Endourological Society,
Washington University School of Medicine St. Louis, Missouri

Board Certification
FRCS (Urology) UK

PubMed Publications: 

  • Stewart, G.;Johnson, L.;Ganesh, H.;Davenport, D.;Smelser, W.;Crispen, P.;Venkatesh, R. "Stone size limits the use of Hounsfield units for prediction of calcium oxalate stone composition." Urology 85, 2 (2015): 292-5. [PubMed Link] | [ Full text ]
  • Bylund, J.R.;Qiong, H.;Crispen, P.L.;Venkatesh, R.;Strup, S.E. "Association of clinical and radiographic features with perinephric "sticky" fat." Journal of endourology / Endourological Society 27, 3 (2013): 370-3. [PubMed Link] | [ Full text ]
  • Bylund, J.R.;Gayheart, D.;Fleming, T.;Venkatesh, R.;Preston, D.M.;Strup, S.E.;Crispen, P.L. "Association of tumor size, location, R.E.N.A.L., PADUA and centrality index score with perioperative outcomes and postoperative renal function." The Journal of urology 188, 5 (2012): 1684-9. [PubMed Link] | [ Full text ]
  • Page, J.B.;Humphreys, S.;Davenport, D.;Crispen, P.;Venkatesh, R. "Second prize: In-vivo physiological impact of alpha blockade on the porcine ureter with distal ureteral obstruction." Journal of endourology / Endourological Society 25, 3 (2011): 391-6. [PubMed Link] | [ Full text ]
  • Page, J.B.;Davenport, D.L.;Unnikrishnan, R.;Crispen, P.L.;Venkatesh, R.;Strup, S.E. "Temporal relationship between positive margin rate after laparoscopic radical prostatectomy and surgical training." Urology 77, 3 (2011): 626-30. [PubMed Link] | [ Full text ]