Frugal Innovations in Robotics Indian Perspective


Dr. Ananthakrishnan Sivaraman is a Consultant Urologist and Director of Robotics for Apollo Hospitals Chennai. He was instrumental in founding the Indian Prostate Cancer Foundation. He also is Program Director for the Apollo Vattikuti Robotic Urology Fellowship, mentoring K. R. Seetharam Bhat, current Vattikuti Fellow. “I think that’s the key word- cost effectiveness, in whatever we do,” Dr. Sivaraman tells the Robotic Surgeons Council of India audience. “I think we owe it to ourselves, and as a country, to be frugal in whatever we do.”

He advocates good preparation, mentoring, efficient use of robotic tools and operating theatre time- explains why and demonstrates how. Lecture, with PowerPoints and robotic surgery videos. 13:00

Urology, Wellbeing