The Vattikuti Foundation's Humans of Robotic Surgery Series looks at a Greek Colorectal Surgeon- Thalia Petropoulou, MD, PhD, FRCS, ERCS. She describes her career development, what she 'likes' about robotic surgery and her 'First' -a robotic 3D model superimposed on her surgical procedure. Discussion, with...

Vattikuti Foundation CEO Dr. Mahendra Bhandari hosted the first-ever gathering of an elite group. Surgeons who had completed their Vattikuti Fellowships, plus some current Fellows met in Mumbai at the Taj Santa Cruz Hotel. This video, produced by the contract video crew, provides a glimpse...

This is one of the 2023 KS International Innovation Awards videos selected for inclusion in the Vattikuti Foundation - ORSI Humans at the Cutting Edge of Robotic Surgery Conference, October 6, 7 & 8, 2023 in Ghent, Belgium. Posting does not imply that is has...

This is one of the 2023 KS International Innovation Awards videos selected for inclusion in the Vattikuti Foundation - ORSI Humans on the Cutting Edge of Robotic Surgery Conference, October 6, 7 & 8, 2023 in Ghent, Belgium. Posting does not imply that is has...

The Vattikuti Foundation celebrated with Dr. Adeel Khan and his team at Washington University in St. Louis for his first place winning entry at the KS International Innovation Awards 2023 in Ghent, Belgium. This tribute video reflects some of the highlights from the 'Humans on...

The Vattikuti Foundation is proud to have had a part in the Association of Gynaecological Robotic Surgeons of India (AGRS) 2-day meeting called RoboGynIndia 2023 held on the 12th and 13th of August at the Sheraton Hotel, Hyderabad, India. The Vattikuti Scholars Session features five...

The Vattikuti Foundation is proud to have had a part in the Association of Gynaecological Robotic Surgeons of India (AGRS) 2-day meeting called RoboGynIndia 2023. The meeting was held on the 12th and 13th of August at the Sheraton Hotel, Hyderabad, India. This video is...

The Vattikuti Foundation is proud to have had a part in the Association of Gynaecological Robotic Surgeons of India (AGRS) 2-day meeting called RoboGynIndia 2023 held on the 12th and 13th of August at the Sheraton Hotel, Hyderabad, India. This session features presentations from three top...

The Vattikuti Foundation is proud to have had a part in the Association of Gynaecological Robotic Surgeons of India (AGRS) 2-day meeting called RoboGynIndia 2023. The meeting was held on the 12th and 13th of August at the Sheraton Hotel, Hyderabad, India. This video is...

The Vattikuti Foundation is proud to have had a part in the Association of Gynaecological Robotic Surgeons of India (AGRS) 2-day meeting called RoboGynIndia 2023. The topics for the Keynote Speakers was left up to them: 00:40 Dr. Joseph Ng: "Building Sustainable Robotic Surgery Programs:...

"There's no better specialty built for Robotic Surgery than Gynecology!" says Robotic Surgery Pioneer Dr. Arnold Advincula, who first used robotic surgery in 2001. Prof. Dr. Arnold Advincula, of the Sloan Women's Hospital, Columbia University Irving Medical Center, New York Presbyterian Hospital, was the recipient...

The Vattikuti Foundation is proud to have had a part in the Association of Gynaecological Robotic Surgeons of India (AGRS) 2-day meeting called RoboGynIndia 2023. The meeting was held on the 12th and 13th of August at the Sheraton Hotel, Hyderabad, India. This video is...

We continue our series of profiles of Robotic Surgeons with a recent interview of Consultant Urologist and Managing Trustee of Dr. Mahesh R. Desai, Muljibhai Patel Urological Hospital. VF CEO Dr. Bhandari guides Dr. Desai through some of the history of building this "remote" hospital...

  Recently, the Vattikuti Foundation hosted a Masterclass for Nephrologists, Urologists and Transplant Surgeons: 'Vascular Access for Hemodialysis.' Coordinated by Dr. Jigish Vyas, This is the segment presented by Dr. Abhijit Patil, Urologist & Transplant Surgeon, Muljibhai Patel Urological Hospital, Nadiad, India: "Types...

  Recently, Vattikuti Foundation hosted a Masterclass for Nephrologists, Urologists and Transplant Surgeons: 'Vascular Access for Hemodialysis.' Coordinated by Dr. Jigish Vyas, This is the segment presented by Dr. Abhijit Konnur, Sr. Consultant, Nephrology, Muljibhai Patel Urological Hospital, Nadiad, India. He shares...

  This Vattikuti Foundation Masterclass for Nephrologists, Urologists and Transplant Surgeons, focused on Vascular Access for Hemodialysis. Coordinated by Dr. Jigish Vyas, with an eminent panel. Consumed Vascular access in a patient on chronic hemodialysis is one of the biggest problems in assuring...

  On May 27, 2023, the Vattikuti Foundation Webinar Series presented this Masterclass, featuring four noted Urologists sharing news and technique ideas for minimally invasive groin dissection. Acceding to Prof. Ashok Hemal, "This is one procedure that doesn't get much attention."   From the synopsis: Open groin...

  This is a segment from the VF Masterclass on Minimally Invasive Groin Dissection presented by Prof. Mutahar Ahmed, MD, FACS, Director of the Center For Bladder Cancer, Hackensack University Medical Center, Director of the Robotic Fellowship, New Jersey Urology Associate Professor, Hackensack Meridian School of...

  Sometimes, when a group of top experts get together, the ideas abound. This was the case following the VF Masterclass on Minimally Invasive Groin Dissection: we had Drs. Ashok Hemal, Mutahar Ahmed, Sudhir Rawal and Tarun Jindal answering viewer's questions, and then getting into...

  Recently, The Vattikuti Foundation Masterclass series brought together a group of Reconstructive Urology Experts to discuss the applications of The Artificial Urinary Sphincter (AUS) in Uncommon Situations.   All of these are uncommon and rarely discussed. This masterclass segment should be of immense interest to all...

  Recently, The Vattikuti Foundation Masterclass series brought together a group of Reconstructive Urology Experts to discuss the applications of The Artificial Urinary Sphincter (AUS) in Uncommon Situations.   All of these are uncommon and rarely discussed. This masterclass segment should be of immense interest to all...

  Recently, This Vattikuti Foundation Masterclass series brought together a group of Reconstructive Urology Experts to discuss the applications of The Artificial Urinary Sphincter (AUS) in Uncommon Situations. All of these are uncommon and rarely discussed. This masterclass segment should be of immense interest to all...

  This Vattikuti Foundation Masterclass brings together a group of Reconstructive Urology Experts to discuss the applications of The Artificial Urinary Sphincter (AUS) in Uncommon Situations. ‚Äď Bladder Neck Placement, Utility of the Sphincter after PFUDD injuries, Placement in Females and situations of Revision surgery for...

  Dr. Marcio Moschovas, of the University of Central Florida and AdventHealth Global Robotics Institute was a speaker for the Vattikuti Foundation Master Class: 'Techniques of Bladder Neck Dissection in Robotic Assisted Prostatectomy.' His presentation was 'Bladder Neck Dissection Techniques, RARP (Robotic Assisted radical Prostatectomy.'...

  Urologist Dr. Antonio Galfano, Niguarda Hospital, Milan, Italy was a featured speaker for the Vattikuti Foundation Master Class: 'Techniques of Bladder Neck Dissection in Robotic Assisted Prostatectomy.' His presentation was 'Retzius-sparing RARP (Robotic Assisted radical Prostatectomy.' One facet of his program was to...

  Prof. Ben Challacombe was a featured speaker for the Vattikuti Foundation Master Class: 'Techniques of Bladder Neck Dissection in Robotic Assisted Prostatectomy.' The focus was on the Posterior Bladder Neck- Anterior Approach. His study is from the results of over 500-cases. He...

  Dr. Carlo Bravi served as the Host for the Vattikuti Foundation Master Class: 'Techniques of Bladder Neck Dissection in Robotic Assisted Prostatectomy.' His individual program was on the Postero-lateral Approach. "It is not the easiest," says Dr. Bravi, "but a good option." ...

  Dr. Mahendra Bhandari, CEO of the Vattikuti Foundation has awarded a prize of 5,000 Euros to Dr. Giancarlo Marra, lead author for an international collaborative team of researchers from Italy, France, Germany, Turkey, Spain and the United Kingdom, for their 'European Urology' paper: Robotic Radical...

  The Vattikuti Foundation hosted a live Master Class via Zoom with some of Europe's leading prostate cancer researchers: "Recent Advances in Intraoperative Detection of Nodal Metastases in Prostate Cancer"   With an introduction from Vattikuti Foundation CEO Dr. Mahendra Bhandari and Moderators: Giorgio Gandaglia (Milan, Italy); Tobias...