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Dr. Arif Akhtar is a Uro -Surgeon with more than 13 years of surgical experience in the field of kidney disease and malignancy of the genitourinary tract. He has done more than 10,000 surgeries related to cancer, kidney stones, prostate disease, and female problems associated with urination. He also has performed more than 400 successful kidney transplants with good outcomes and patient satisfaction. 

Dr. Arif has vast experience in advanced laparoscopic and endo-urology. He has rich exposure in the management of various renal, ureteral, bladder, urethral, penile, scrotal, retroperitoneal, and genito-reproductive pathologies and urological trauma care.

Dr. Arif did his MBBS and MS (General Surgery) from JN. Medical College, AMU, Aligarh. After that, he pursued Mch Urology (Magister Chirugiae) from the premiere Indian college and Hospital PGIMER, Dr. Ram Manohar Lohia Hospital, New Delhi. He has practiced in many prestigious healthcare institutions in the country and performed several open or laparoscopic advanced surgical procedures including several minimally invasive and keyhole surgeries. He has a keen interest in robotic-assisted urological surgeries. He also has an extensive experience in reconstruction surgeries of both male and female genitourinary tract pathology and has written several national and international papers and books on such topics. He also has given several lectures and talks on urological diseases on international forums which have been widely acclaimed. He also has been bestowed with several international awards on global and Asian platforms. 

Dr. Arif Keeps sharing his experience and learning with new doctors through lectures and research articles. He actively participates in clinicopathologic conferences, uroradiology conferences, clinical meets, and international CMEs.

Award /Membership

  • Member of Urological Society of India: A213.
  • Member of North Zone Urological Society of India: NZA068 F
  • Member of Society of Endoscopic and laparoscopic surgeons of India(SELSI):1932
  • Member of Indian society of organ transplantation (ISOT): LM1368
  • Awarded as a Best Doctor-2022 by Global Glorious Awards (approved by the Government of India and registered under NITI Ayog Govt. of India in association with Usha UR foundation).
  • Awarded as the Best Emerging Urologist of India 2022; Medilinks India, South Asia Pacific Healthcare Summit, and Business Awards. 
     

Treatment Specialization

  •  Invasive Surgeries for stones including Mini PCNL, RIRS, ECIRS.
  • Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery for benign and malignant conditions of kidney ureter bladder and prostate.
  • Reconstruction including urethroplasty, female urethroplasty including surgeries for inborn structural abnormality.
  • Penile implant surgery (Indian variant as well as an inflatable penile prosthesis)
  • Surgeries for Male and female infertility.
  • Robotic-assisted urological surgeries
  • Kidney transplant (laparoscopic donor nephrectomy, recipient surgery including ABO incompatible kidney transplant)
  • Pediatric/ childhood disease treatment and surgery.
     

Achievements

  • Best video presentation at 14th Urological Association of Asia Congress 2016 Singapore, 20 -24 July 2016. “Is the search for an ideal graft over? Saphenous vein graft urethroplasty: Our initial experience”.
  • Participated in all India intercollegiate urology quiz competitions, USICON2017.
  • Potential of autologous saphenous vein graft in substitution urethroplasty for anterior urethral stricture: A preliminary report. Arif Akhtar, Rajeev Sood, Hemant Goel, Nikhil Khattar. C-RECO-6356.International Journal of Urology(2016) 23 (Suppl.1), 1—142.
  • Is the search for an ideal graft over? Saphenous vein graft urethroplasty: Our initial experience. Arif Akhtar, Rajeev Sood, Hemant Goel, Nikhil Khattar.V-RECO-8137.InternationalJournal of urology (2016)23 (Suppl. 1), 1—142.
     

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