KS International Innovation Awards 2024

The Vattikuti Foundation is pleased to announce the dates surrounding its multi-disciplinary technology and robotic surgical competition program, the KS International Innovation Awards 2024 and its accompanying academic symposium, Humans at the Cutting Edge of Robotic Surgery.

Submissions Accepted: 15 April – 15 July 2024

The Vattikuti Foundation Lecture Series


Dr. Mahendra Bhandari, CEO of the Vattikuti Foundation has announced a new initiative of the Foundation, the School of Academics. The goal of the school is to provide series of video lectures from prior VF-sponsored programs dealing with important ideas and issues for medical professionals today.

Surgical Innovation

Our surgical innovation pipeline passed through a global network of Vattikuti co-branded institutions, leveraging their strengths for obtaining proof of concept and its ultimate application on human subjects weaving a fool-proof patient safety net.

Social Empowerment

The Foundation started its social empowerment division in 2009 along with the launch of innumerable programs supporting livelihoods and financial inclusion to increase public awareness of the resources available to them, in order to facilitate alleviation of their own circumstances.

Awards and Recognition

In addition to Vattikuti Foundation’s Chairpersons Raj and Padma Vattikuti, the only physicians featured in the Smithsonian Museum exhibit are two Urologists Mani Menon and Mahendra Bhandari of Vattikuti Urology Institute established by the Vattikuti Foundation at the Henry Ford Hospital Detroit.

Brady-Vattikuti Robotic Academy, Hands-On Masterclass


The Brady Urological Institute at Johns Hopkins University will be hosting the 1st Vattikuti Robotic Academy Hands-On Masterclass. This hands-on robotic course will be scheduled over 1 week including live case observation, simulation sessions using realistic hydrogel models and proctor led procedural training with experts.

13-18 MAY 2024


The Vattikuti Foundation is launching an inspiring initiative named Vattikuti Explorers, specifically designed for medical students with a keen interest in healthcare innovation. It is a program for those who aspire to be more than just practitioners – to those who aim to be pioneers, innovators, and leaders in the field of medicine.

Robotic Surgery

Vattikuti Foundation Robotic Surgery Institute (VFRSI) is committed to bringing together healthcare institutes, medical professional, and patients, from diverse geographies, in the field of minimally invasive surgery, robotic surgery, and cancer treatment.

Surgeon Education

The foundation is focused on the training of young surgeons at the formative stage to learn from the best of the mentors at our network of institutions through a range of long-term and short-term fellowship programs in India and internationally.

Patient Awareness

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