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Dr. Saurabh Patil Achieves Milestone in Robotic Urologic Surgeries at Fortis Hospital Mulund

Mumbai, 21 May 2024

Dr. Saurabh Patil, Consultant Uro-oncologist and Head of the Robotic Uro-onco Division at Fortis Hospital Mulund, has announced a significant milestone in his medical career. Dr. Patil has successfully completed 250 robotic urologic surgeries, marking a notable achievement in the field of urology.

Dr. Patil expressed immense pleasure and satisfaction regarding this accomplishment, for both himself- and his patients, "I am very happy for the overall surgical and functional outcomes as well," he stated, emphasizing the successful results of the surgeries. In his announcement, Dr. Patil gave special credit to his mentor, Dr. Gagan Gautam, under whom he trained during the Vattikuti Fellowship program in 2018-19. "This Fellowship was a life-changing thing for my career and my life," he remarked.

Dr. Patil also extended his gratitude to Dr. Bhandari and the Vattikuti Foundation for their unwavering support throughout his journey. "I sincerely thank Dr. Bhandari sir and the Vattikuti Foundation for constantly and selflessly supporting us in all possible manners," he added.

This milestone not only reflects Dr. Patil's dedication and expertise in robotic urologic surgery but also underscores the importance of the Vattikuti Fellowship Program, which places promising young surgeons with top Mentor Surgeons. Their year-long intensive study of robotic surgery gives them the knowledge to safely carry out robotic procedures, helping countless patients. We add our congratulations on his fine accomplishment.

Dr. Patil continues to lead the Robotic Uro-onco Division at Fortis Hospital Mulund, Mumbai, setting new benchmarks in patient care and surgical excellence.