Medical science is always in a race to develop advanced and effective technology for providing the best treatment to patients. Urology is one of the departments that have always been at the forefront of innovation and research.
Awareness of these techniques is essential for the one whose motive is to provide the best comprehensive patient care. In view of this, Dr. Shafiq Ahmed, Director and Head of the Urology department at BLK Max Super Specialty Hospital, visits Vaidam to provide valuable sessions on Urology and advancement of treatment techniques in this field.
Dr. Shafiq Ahmed has extensive experience in dealing with complex cases of urology and andrology. He started the session by briefly discussing the types of urologist diseases like Kidney stones and Uro-oncology, i.e., tumors in the kidney, Prostate enlargement, etc.
After this, he explained the advancement in the field of urology that is used to treat complex diseases. He briefly describes how Robotic Surgery evolved in this period of time.
Dr. Shafiq also mentioned the breakthrough surgeries he had done so far:
- Tumor removal through Robotic Surgery
- Hypospadias treatment through Surgery
- BPH treatment through Robotic Surgery
- Kidney Transplant through Minimally Invasive Surgery Technique (though only 5 mm of incision in the lower abdomen)
He also stated the adoption of all state-of-the-art technologies at the Urology department of BLK Max Super Speciality Hospital. In the end, he entertained the answers of the session attendees.
About Dr. Shafiq Ahmed
Dr. Shafiq Ahmed is a renowned and skilled Urologist with an experience of more than 16 years.
He is well-trained in performing surgeries like
- Robotic Radical Prostatectomy
- Robotic Radical Cystectomy
- Robotic Partial Nephrectomy
- Endoscopic LASER operations for Prostate, Kidney & Bladder
- Holmium Laser Prostatectomy (HOLEP)
- Supine PCNL Surgery
- Kidney Transplant
He is also trained internationally in the field of uro-oncology. He keeps himself up-to-date with advanced technologies in the field of urology.
Besides, he has extensive experience in doing robotic-assisted surgeries to treat complex urological cases. As a leading expert in robotics, urology, and renal transplant, he played an important role in mentoring young surgeons.
About BLK MAX Hospital, New Delhi
BLK Super Speciality Hospital is a well-reputed and internationally recognized multispeciality hospital established in 1959 by the eminent Gynecologist and Obstetrician Dr. B.L. Kapur.
NABH, NABL, and JCI accredits the hospital, which states compliance with international standards of quality and safety of medical care.
It is a 650-bed hospital with more than 34 specialties. The centers of excellence of the hospitals are:
- Cancer Centre
- Centre For Bone Marrow Transplant
- Heart Centre
- Centre For Neurosciences
- Institute For Digestive & Liver Diseases
- Centre For Renal Sciences & Kidney Transplant
- Institute For Bone, Joint Replacement, Orthopedics Spine & Sports Medicine
- Centre For Chest & Respiratory Diseases
One of the best facilities in the hospital's urology department is the Renal and Kidney Transplant, which has a dedicated unit with the majority of cutting-edge dialysis machines. It provides continuous ambulatory peritoneal dialysis and Continuous Renal Replacement Therapy (CRRT) for patients who are hemodynamically unstable around the clock.
Some of the state-of-the-art equipment available at BLK Hospital are:
- TomoTherapy System
- Robotic Surgery System
- Computer Navigation System
- Endoscopy Suites
- CT Scan
This session gives deep insight into the types and advancements of Urology, like robotic-assisted surgeries, minimally invasive surgeries, etc. His remarkable knowledge and experience in advanced technologies helped us understand the hospital's emerging urological treatment facilities.
The Vaidam team looks forward to such valuable sessions and welcoming him back in the future.