Pune: Dr Sanjay Kulkarni, a nationally and internationally recognized expert in reconstructive urological surgeries especially urethral reconstruction has been selected for the prestigious BC Roy Award in the category to recognize the best talents in encouraging the development of specialties and different branch of medicine. The award shall be conferred for the year 2016
Dr Kulkarni is known both nationally and internationally for his contributions to the field of Urosurgery. He has conducted numerous live surgery workshops to teach and demonstrate urethral reconstructive surgeries in India and around the world especially in developing countries in Africa and Asia and Middle East.
He is known for the Kulkarni technique of one stage reconstruction of pan urethral stricture by one side dissection, penile invagination and dorsal onlay buccal mucosa graft urethroplasty. The “Kulkarni Technique” is popular around the world for the repair of pan urethral strictures and has led him into teaching courses at AUA, SIU, USI and international meetings.He is also known for propagating “Laparoscopic Omentoplasty to support anastomotic urethroplasty in complex and redo pelvic fracture urethral defects”, useful for recto-urethral fistulas.
Dr Kulkarni established Center for Reconstructive Urology in 1995.The center performs one of the largest number of genito-urinary reconstructive surgeries in the world. This is the only center outside the US and UK to participate in GURS Fellowships. Dr. Kulkarni is the past President of the Society of Genito Urinary Reconstructive Surgeons.
Dr Kulkarni has also been a member of the Board of Directors of SIU (Society International de Urology) for last 4 years.He has authored many publications in peer-reviewed journals. He has co-authored book with Dr. Guido Barbagli “ Art Of Urethral Reconstruction”.