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

Surgical Interests
Laparoscopic surgery of kidney and prostate
da Vinci Robotic kidney and prostate surgery
Treatment of complex urinary stone disease
New techniques in minimally invasive urology

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 (2014): [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 ]
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