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Born in Indore and educated in Pune and Nadiad, Dr. Rajesh Kukreja choose the medical career to fulfil his mother’s inmost dream. Interest in Urology branch came natural to him since his initial college days.
After completing his M.B.B.S. and M.S. from BJ Medical College, Pune, he moved to Muljibhai Patel Urological Hospital (MPUH), Nadiad to pursue DNB in genito-urinary surgery. For his academic excellence,
Kukreja was bestowed with the H.S. Bhat Gold Medal, by Past President of India Dr. Abdul Kalam, for standing the first in the country.
After being a consultant at Nadiad for two years, Dr. Rajesh attained a one year International Fellowship in Endourology, Laparoscopy and SWL from World Endourological Society.
He made the country proud by achieving First Prize for Clinical Research in Endourology (Montreal, Canada) in September 2003 and became the first Asian and second Non-American to receive it. His research was on “Factors affecting Blood Loss in PCNL”
He further sub-specialized in Paediatric urology and Reconstructive urology by taking interim training in Sick Kids-Toronto, Canada and Arezzo, Italy respectively.
*The Times of India group recognized him as Wellness wizard of the medical fraternity who have made a significant contribution to the health care industry in Madhya Pradesh.
Kukreja sustains that the quality of a person’s life is in direct proportion to their commitment to excellence, regardless of their chosen field of endeavour.
After all it is technique behind technology and man behind the machine that offers the cutting edge. And hence, his focus on continuous upgrading of knowledge along with technology brought him many marvels.
By the year 2014, he had successfully performed a series of more than of 3000 cases of kidney stone removal endoscopically thro PCNL, Mini PNL & RIRS(thro’ Flexible ureteroscope & holmium laser )
Dr. Rajesh operated an 18 months old child from Badwani for PCNL (Percutaneous Nephrolithotomy – endoscopic surgery for removal of kidney stones) that became the case of youngest child operated for PCNL in the state of Madhya Pradesh.
While at Nadiad, he accomplished 160 cases of paediatric PCNLs, perhaps the highest in the world.
Apart from his publications in national and international journals, he is often invited to conduct workshops, held training programs, deliver lectures and chair sessions internationally. His experience and recommendations are also sought by international companies innovating new micro-endoscopes before launching globally.
2005 Launched his day care centre of super speciality laser urology clinic
2003 Joined Bombay Hospital Indore as Consultant Urologist
2001 Dr.Kukreja was bestowed with the H.S. Bhat Gold Medal, by Past President of India Dr.Abdul Kalam, for standing first in the country for super specializing by Diplomat National Board,
1997 MS(Master of Surgery) from BJ Medical College,Pune
1993 MBBS(Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery) from BJ Medical College, Pune