Our Doctors

OUR DOCTORS

Dr ANTONY ROBERT CHARLES

SPECIALITY

PEDIATRIC SURGERY AND
PEDIATRIC UROLOGY

EDUCATION

MCH, DNBE, MS, MRCH(EDIN),
FIAPS

EXPERIENCE

23 YEARS

Dr. Antony Robert Charles is a senior Pediatric Surgeon and Pediatric Urologist who is currently practicing in Bangalore. For over 2 decades, he has been focusing on Pediatric and neonatal care as well as emergency cases. His specific area of interest is in Neonatal Surgery, Minimally invasive (laparoscopy) and Pediatric Urology.

Dr. Antony Robert Charles has received advanced training in Pediatric Surgery at the renowned AIIMS in Delhi, after which he practiced at St. John’s Medical College, in Bangalore where he was an Associate Professor. Following this, he went overseas and was a Fellow at the Children’s Hospital at Westmead in Sydney, Australia - receiving his training in Laparoscopy and Urology at this institution. As a result, he is also an expert in Minimally Invasive Laparoscopic procedures in children.

His commitment to bringing advanced and expert care to children is clear from the accolades he has received in this field - the Lorimer Dodd - Excellence in Surgical Teaching Award by the University of Sydney for 2 consecutive years. His commitment to his profession caused him to be at the forefront of relief activities, leading a medical team in the Andaman and Nicobar Islands following the Tsunami.

He has an active interest in ethical issues especially related to prenatal care and long-term care of children and the protection of child rights. As an active Pediatric Surgeon, Dr. Antony has authored many publications in peer-reviewed journals.


Dr LATHA VENKATESHWARAN

SPECIALITY

PEDIATRIC SURGERY

EDUCATION

MBBS, FRCS

EXPERIENCE

20 YEARS

Dr Latha Venkateswaran completed her MBBS from KMC Manipal UNIVERSITY and FRCS in( Paediatric )Surgery from GLASGOW UK. She is a practising paediatric surgeon for the past 22years. While in th UK she has worked in Peterborough district hospitals. Addenbrooke hospitals Cambridge .Her field of expertise includes treating all paediatric and neonatal surgical conditions and emergencies. She is currently part of KINDERSURGE a paed surgery group practise and is attached to various hospitals.She is also part of the academic post graduate teaching programme in the hospitals she is attached. She was examiner in surgery for the post graduate exams of Texila American University.She has been a guide to post graduate trainees in surgery in their thesis work.. She has slso presented papers at various conferences across the country. She is a life member of the IAPS.


Dr VEDARTH DASH

SPECIALITY

PEDIATRIC SURGERY AND
PEDIATRIC UROLOGY

EDUCATION

MBBS, MS (GENERAL SURGERY),
MCH (PEDIATRIC SURGERY)

EXPERIENCE

7 YEARS

Dr Vedarth Dash is a highly skilled Pediatric Surgeon. He has trained in apex institutes of the field and has gained immense experience in the management of the entire range of surgical conditions in children. During his training he has shown special interest in bowel and bladder problems of children and has published many international papers on the subject. He does his own analysis of urological conditions and urodynamic studies.


He has had extensive exposure to minimally invasive surgeries during his basic surgical training that have helped him to establish a firm grounding in modern surgical techniques. His laparoscopy, thoracoscopic and vesicoscopic skills have been further honed during his tenure at PGIMER , Chandigarh under the tutelage of pioneers in the field. He is an expert in Neonatal surgical intensive care, being competent in performing the necessary clinical procedures. He provides continuous monitoring with a high level of care for all his patients. He is abreast with the latest research and makes his practice evidence based. He is involved in ongoing medical education through digital platforms, conferences and clinical meets, actively participating in publications and presentations.


Dr Vedarth, has received various awards in the field of surgery. He was awarded the best undergraduate in general surgery during his bachelor's degree. He went on to receive the gold medal in surgery during his post graduate training at Kasturba Medical College, Mangalore. He has been awarded the prestigious Purushottam-Upadhyay Award for the best junior research paper by the Indian Association of Pediatric Surgeons for his publication on bladder problems in children.



Affilations

Life member, Association of Surgeons of India
Life Member, Indian Association of Pediatric Surgeon.

Publications


Outcome Analysis of Patients of Congenital Hydrocephalus with Ventriculoperitoneal Shunt at a Tertiary Care Hospital in North India. M Bawa, V Dash, S Mahalik, KLN Rao Pediatric neurosurgery 54 (4), 233-236

Double encephalocele: An unusual presentation. E Yhoshu, V Dash, M Bawa Journal of pediatric neurosciences 13 (2), 264

Is urodynamic evaluation a must in all operated cases of open neural tube defects. M Bawa, V Dash, A Kalavant, JK Mahajan, KLN Rao Journal of pediatric urology 13 (6), 614. e1-614. E4

Role of gabapentin and anticholinergics in management of neurogenic bladder after repair of spina bifida–a randomized controlled study. V Dash, M Bawa, JK Mahajan, RP Kanojia, R Samujh, KLN Rao Journal of pediatric surgery 51 (12), 2025-2029

Long upper pouch in esophageal atresia: A rare variant E Yhoshu, JK Mahajan, V Dash Journal of neonatal surgery 5 (1)

Health-related quality of life in children with congenital hydrocephalus and the parental concern: An analysis in a developing nation M Bawa, J Sundaram, V Dash, NJ Peters, KLN Rao. Journal of pediatric neurosciences 12 (3), 255

Abdominoperineal pull-through with simultaneous extravesical detrussoraphy: An alternative surgical technique for congenital pouch colon with high-grade vesicoureteric reflux. M Bawa, RK Garg, V Dash, P Menon, KLN Rao Journal of Indian Association of Pediatric Surgeons 23 (1), 48 1

Role of urodynamics in male patients of high-anorectal malformations: a prospective study V Binu, V Dash, M Bawa, RP Kanojia, R Samujh.Pediatric surgery international 37 (4), 461-468

Emergent repair of bronchial transection: both right and left main bronchial lung ventilation at surgery makes it easy for all V Dash, JK Mahajan, E Yhosho, JS Randhawa Case Reports 2016, bcr2015213451

Giant Chylolymphatic Mesenteric Cysts in Children: A Preoperative Enigma. AY Lone, JS Randhawa, R Samujh, V Dash, SG Rao Ann Clin Case Rep. 2017; 2 1373


Dr SHOUNAK CHOUDHURY

SPECIALITY

PEDIATRIC SURGERY AND
PEDIATRIC UROLOGY

EDUCATION

MBBS, DNB, MRCS

EXPERIENCE

7 YEARS

Dr. Shounak Choudhary is an experienced Pediatric surgeon who has worked in hospitals in West Bengal and Karnataka. He completed his DNB training at Narayana Hrudayalaya hospital,Bangalore. He received MRCS (I & II) from the prestigious Royal College of Surgeons of England. He has vast experience in pre-op and post operative management of complex pediatric and neonatal surgical patients over 7 years. Dr.Shounak is a keen academician as well having presented many papers and posters in various conferences all over India. His areas of interest includes Pediatric airway reconstruction, pediatric reconstructive urology and pediatric oncology