Registration: – Haryana Medical Council, Delhi Medical Council
Membership: – Urological Society of India.
Dr. Pawan Kumar Gupta, “A PIONEER OF FLEXIBLE URETERORENOSCOPY / RETROGRADE INTRARENAL SURGERY (RIRS) IN INDIA”.
Dr. Gupta has designed a new Ureterorenoscope which has the provision of simultaneously lasing the stone & sucking the fragments & debris, thereby avoiding the need to remove the fragments by using stone holding foreceps & prevent repeated excursions in the Ureter. The scope has been manufactured by Richard Wolf GmbH, Germany & named as “Suction Uretero – Renoscope by Pawan Gupta”
- ‘Ureterorenoscopy to Remove a Fungal Bezoar from the Renal Pelvis’, a case report published in the British Journal of Urology International (Vol. 87, no. 4, March 2001).
- ‘An initial experience with a Prototype Ureteroscope’ under New Technologies in Endourology in Journal of Endourology (Vol.20, Number 1, January 2006).
- ‘Is the Holmium: YAG Laser the Best Intracorporeal Lithotripter for the Ureter?’ a three-year retrospective study in the Journal of Endourology (Vol. 21, no.3, March 2007).
He also has the distinction of using the smallest Uretroscope of 4.5/6.5 Fr for the first time in the World, the results of which were published in Journal of Endourology (Vol.20, Number 1, January 2006).
Currently Director at the R.P. Stone Clinic (P) Ltd in Panipat Haryana, Dr. Gupta can be rightly acclaimed as the Pioneer of Flexible Ureterorenoscopy in India who organized India’s first Workshop on the procedure of Flexible Ureterorenoscopy at his Clinic in 1998 under the aegis of the North Zone chapter of the Urological Society of India, which was graced by international luminaries like Dr. A. J. Gross (Germany) and Dr. David Albala (USA), as well as by renowned Indian Urologists such as Dr. S.K. Sharma (Ex-Director, PGI Chandigarh), Dr. N. P. Gupta (AIIMS) and Dr. Mahesh Desai.
Urological Society of India organized an International Workshop on Flexible Ureteroscopy with him as Organizing Secretary at his clinic on 27th & 28th April, 2011.
Dr. Gupta has been treating Kidney Stones by Flexible Ureterorenoscopy since 1998.
In the year 2006, he demonstrated (Video Presentation) his Experience on Flexible Ureterorenoscopy in the 39th Annual Conference of the Urological Society of India held at Institute of Medical Sciences, BHU, Varanasi on Invitation. Not only this, he was invited to demonstrate the procedure of Flexible Ureterorenoscopy at the following Workshops /Institutes /Conferences:-
Dehradun – August 2003, Ludhiana – October 2003, Jaipur – May 2004, PGI Chandigarh – April 2005, PGIIMS Rohtak – April 2005, Srinagar – September 2005, Shamli – November 2007, Asian Congress of Urology, AIIMS, New Delhi – October 2008, North Zone ASICON CME, AIIMS, New Delhi: Delivered a lecture on Innovation in Ureterorenoscopy during the KEY NOTE ADDRESS SESSION – January 2009, Guwahati – May 2009, Patiala – December 2009 & then in August 2010, Nadiad – September 2010, Sri Lanka – 12th & 13th Nov. 2010, Kochi – 13th & 14th August, 2011, Kochi August 2013, PGI, Chandigarh, NZCUSI Annual Conference November 2013.
Apart from this, he also single-handedly revolutionized the treatment of urinary tract stones in the state of Haryana through the introduction of Extracorporeal Shock Wave Lithotripsy, Percutaneous Surgery of Kidney Stones and Ureterorenoscopy with Holmium: YAG Laser Lithotripsy in the 1990’s.
National dailies in the country have been chronicling his professional prodigies for more than a decade now. Some of his more memorable accomplishments include the extraction of cotton like ball of fungus from the kidney of a 42-year-old woman by Ureteroscopy without open surgery in the year 2000. This technique, which had hitherto been employed very rarely anywhere in the world, was adopted by him probably for the first time in the world.
Dr. Pawan Kumar Gupta has worked his way up to his present international standing in the highly complex field of Urology through an optimum mix of determination and diligence, fostering his natural genius. He attained his Masters in Surgery (MS) from Christian Medical College, Ludhiana, and thereafter, his Diploma in Urology from the Institute of Urology, London.
Having started his career as lecturer in Surgery in a Urological Unit at the Christian Medical College, Ludhiana, Dr, Gupta has come a long way indeed. After his professional stint, which lasted till 1987, he turned to private practice in order to give scope to his talent and flair in his chosen field. Since then, he has been establishing milestone upon milestone of professional success and path breaking achievements, thus successfully putting Haryana on the World map in the field of Urology. His efforts towards making Urological Procedures and Surgeries more and more risk-free as well as financially accessible to the masses are legend, as are his amazing feats in the operation theatre.
At present a leading authority in Flexible Ureteroscopy for removal of Kidney stones in India, Dr. Pawan Kumar Gupta remains as firmly committed as ever to the cause of spreading awareness about Kidney Stone disease, their causes and preventions, as well as their safe and minimum-cost treatment for the common man. Towards this end he has conducted more than fifty Workshops in the course of his career.