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Know Your Doctor

Dr Priyadarshi Ranjan is a leading Urologist and Kidney transplant surgeon in India who has pioneered the Kidney Transplant programme, at the Fortis hospital, Mohali and currently heads the advanced kidney care unit. He performs the kidney transplant operations routinely and has more than 95% success rates at par with the best Kidney transplant centers of the world. He is credited with perfominig even the most difficult Kidney Transplants including Kidney transplantation in children and multiple vessel Kidney transplants. He has initiated the advanced Urological Laparoscopy and Retroperitoneoscopy programmesin the hospital, which has made this center as the most premier comprehensive center for treatment of Kidney diseases including Kidney failure, in this part of the country. His work is regularly featured in widely seen electronic media including the Star News, PTC News, Sahara Samay, CNN and a variety of national print media including the Tribune, The Times of India, Hindustan Times, Dainik Bhaskar, Indian express and numerous other local dailies.

Dr Ranjan is a super specialized urologist with his endeavors being focused on Kidney, urinary bladder and prostat Cancer along with kidney Transplantation and brings in expertise from the two leading teaching hospitals of India- Sanjay Gandhi PGI, Lucknow and PGI Chandigarh. With vast experience of performing in excess of three thousand surgeries for kidney diseases, which include Kidney cancer, Kidney stones, Prostate cancer, Urinary bladder cancer, Prostate Operations for BPH, Laparoscopic donor nephrectomies and kidney transplantation, his key areas of working include modern endourological and laparoscopic treatment for kidney diseases. He has pioneered the modern techniques of Retroperitoneoscopic Kidney surgery especially for Kidney cancer in the region. He is one of the few Urologists in India who has an extensive experience of performing complex tumor and non- tumor Kidney surgeries by Retroperitoneoscopy and Laparoscopy. He has treated thousands of such patients during his distinguished carrer of over one and half decade, in which patients have excellent outcome and cancer cure and go home in a couple of days after the surgery. He has a long list of kidney cancer survivors who have been treated with such procedures and are doing well over the years. His name is featured in LIMCA BOOK OF RECORDS(2014) for extra ordinary result in kidney cancer.

Dr Ranjan is an renowned faculty at various urological and Kidney transplantation forums across the globe and in India and has forty-five international publications in leading journals of the world dealing in the field of urology and kidney transplantation. He is regular and robust speaker at different IMA Meetings in the field of Kidney Cancer and Kidney Transplantation. He has been a reviewer of various international urology journals and has authored four books in the field of urology. Before joining the FHM he served as a faculty in the department of Urology and Kidney Transplantation at the Sanjay Gandhi PGI, Lucknow, India. He has been created with initiating and sucessfully establishing the kidney transplant program and under his mentorship the DNB urology, course has begun at Fortis hospital Mohali.

Department and Specialty : Kidney Transplant and Urology

Total years of experience : 15 years

Previous experience:Previous experience :

  1. Director and Head, Department of Urology and Kidney Transplant at Fortis Hospital Mohali, Since 2011.
  2. Faculty (Assistant Professor) at Sanjay Gandhi Post Graduate Institute of Medical Sciences, Lucknow- one of the leading Kidney Transplant centers of India, where he mastered the art of Kidney Transplantation and advanced Urological Laparoscopy.
  3. Senior Registrar in Urology and Genito Urinary Surgery at the Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India.
  4. Chief Surgical Registrar at King George's Medical University Trauma center, Lucknow.

Medical Education, Certifications/ fellowships/ Certifications :

  1. MBBS : King George's Medical College, Lucknow, 1996.
  2. MS (Surgery): King George Medical University, Lucknow
  3. MCh ( Urology): PGIMER, Chandigarh, India.
  4. Fellowship in incompatible Kidney transplate from the JOHNS HOPKINS transplante center, Maryland(USA).
  5. Visiting fellowship from Urological Society of India at SGPGI, Lucknow for Laparoscopy and Kidney Transplantation-North Zone USI Fellowship
  6. Visiting Fellowship at Kulkarni Endosurgery Institute for Endourology, Laparoscopy and Stricture Urethra Surgery- USI GM Phadke fellowship
  7. Visiting Fellowship at MPUH, Nadiad for Endourology and Kidney Transplantation- USI GM Phadke fellowship

Professional Memberships :

  1. Honorary Secretary, Indian society of transplant Surgeons(ISTS) Since 2015.
  2. Urological Society of India- Life Member
  3. Indian Society of Organ Transplantation- Life Member
  4. Association of Surgeons of India- Life Member

Clinical interests/ areas of expertise :

  1. Kidney Cancer
  2. Kidney Transplantation
  3. Kidney Stones
  4. Kidney Obstructions
  5. Laparoscopic Kidney Surgery
  6. Retroperitoneoscopic Kidney Surgery
  7. Laparoscopic Kidney Donor Surgery
  8. Endoscopic Kidney Surgery

Research and Publications :

Forty-five international publications and two books in Urology and Kidney Transplantation. Details available at www.kidneysurgeon.in

Medical Breakthroughs/ Interesting Case studies :

  1. Was integral part of the team that performed the two Cadaver Kidney Transplantations at the Sanjay Gandhi Post Graduate Institute of Medical Sciences, Lucknow in the year 2010
  2. Breakthrough researches in Kidney Fungal infection management- first time in the world literature from India.
  3. Recently operated a 78 years old lady, who is one of the eldest woman survivors in the world, having an extensive Kidney Cancer involving the Vena Cava, Liver and reaching up to the heart.
  4. Highly experienced surgeon of the region performing the most advanced Laparoscopic and retroperitoneoscopic procedures for Kidney Cancer, Obstruction and stones. Performed the First successful Laparoscopic and Retroperitoneoscopic Kidney Cancer Surgeries at the Fortis Hospital Mohali and also in the region.