Dr. Ginil Kumar P

Clinical Professor

Department: Urooncologist and Robotic Surgeon, Amrita Advanced Centre for Robotic Surgery, Surgical Oncology
Qualification: MS (Gen Surgery), M Ch (Urology), DNB (Urology), MNAMS (Urology)
Email: drginil@aims.amrita.edu

About Me

Dr. Ginil Kumar Pooleri joined Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences in May 2002 as specialist in the department of Urology. He had his entire training from basic medical graduation to the post graduation in Urology at Calicut Medical College. After his education, he visited, observed and worked with eminent urologists and uro-oncologists inside India and outside. He was promoted as Professor in the Department of Urology, Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences in 2008 . He had his main focus in the field of Uro-Oncology since 2004 and is now a  recognized figure in the field Uro-Oncology in the country and is an invited faculty for academic programs in the field. He is a recognized laparoscopic surgeon. He has presented lot of papers in retroperitoneosopic surgeries and on complex uro-oncology procedures and robotic surgeries at national level.  He got trained in robotic surgery at Atlanta and is leading one of the fastest growing robotic Uro-Oncology program in the country.

He presented the first extra peritoneal radical prostatectomy in the country at USI conference at Calcutta in 2011, first female neobladder in the state at UAK meeting at Kannur, first extra peritoneal robotic adrenalectomy in the country at USICON Hyderabad in 2016.

He regularly conducts Uro-Oncology CME which is well attended by senior faculty and aspirants in the field. Also, he is recognized for his contribution as a teacher and is an invited faculty for Board of Education program at national level conducted by Urological Society of India.

He was a panel member in the guideline committee for bladder carcinoma by both Association of Southern Urology( 2006) and Urological Society of India (2007). He is currently a councillor for Association of Southern Urologists and is a member of the Board Of Education of the Urological Society of India which is recognition for his academic contribution to the field. He has about 20 papers in national and international journals to his credit.

He is recognized for his skill as a surgeon in the field of Laparoscopic and Robotic uro-oncology procedures. Dr. Ginil Kumar leads the uro-oncology program of the institution and gets lot of references for complex uro-oncology procedures like radical prostatectomy, radical cystectomy, neo bladder diversion after cystectomy, renal tumours with IVC thrombus etc. Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences is a high volume centre for Uro-Oncology and conducts Uro-Oncology fellowship program which is the second of that kind in the country.

Responsibilities held :

Panel Member; Guideline Committee for Carcinoma Bladder, 2006 , South Zone Urology Association , India

Panel Member; National Guideline Committee for Carcinoma Bladder, 2007 , Urology Association of India

Reviewer, Indian Journal of Urology

Councillor: ( ASU) South Zone USI chapter 2013-14

Principal Investigator for Uro-Oncology Clinical Trials

Examiner: National Board of Examinations (DNB)

Examiner: MCh  Urology examination, Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences, Karnataka

Organizing Secretary: Amrita International Uro-Oncology CME and Workshop, May 24-26th; 2013 and April 2015

Member Board Of Education , Urological Society of India, 2015-17

Faculty, Board of Education programs on Uro-Oncology in 2014, 2015


Awards :

Best paper award for the year, Calicut Urology Club

1st Prize; Urology Quiz; UAK Conference, Kannur 2001

P A Abraham Memorial traveling fellowship 2003, Urological Association of Kerala

Second best poster prize: Thirupathi 2008

CL Anandakumar Best Poster Prize : SUZICON 2011, Chennai

Bangalore Best Video Prize : SUZICON 2012, Hyderabad

Publications :

Scwannoma of penis- common tumor at a rare site. Ginil, S. Sudhir,K.,H.S Bhat etal. Scand J urol nephrol. 2006;40(2):166-7.

Laparoscopic Simultaneous Bilateral Pre-transplant Nephrectomy for Uncontrolled Hypertension. Sanjeevan KV, Sudhir S, Bhat HS, Ginilkumar P. Indian Journal of Urology 2004; 20: 69-70.

Laparoscopic Adrenalectomy: a single centre experience with the lateral transabdominal approach. Sudhir S, Balagopal N, Ginil Kumar P, Bhat HS. Indian Journal of Urology 2006; 22: 51.

Combined Surgical Intervention And Medical Management In A Case Of Atypical Idiopathic Retroperitoneal Fibrosis (RPF). Saheed MCS, GinilKumar P, Sanjeevan, Sanjay Bhat. Int J Urol Mar 2006; 13 (3): 291-293.

Laparoscopic Adrenalectomy: a single centre experience with the lateral transabdominal approach. Sudhir S, Balagopal N, Ginil Kumar P, Bhat HS ;Indian Journal of Urology 2006; 22: 51.

Laparoscopic adrenalectomy is feasible for large adrenal masses [>6cm]. H Sanjay Bhat, Balagopal Nair T, Sudhir Sukumar, CS Mohammed Saheed, Georgie Mathew, P Ginil Kumar. Asian Journal of Surgery 2007; Jan; 30(1): 52-6).

Supracostal access for percutaneous nephrolithotomy: less morbid, more effective. Sukumar S, Nair B, Ginil KP, Sanjeevan KV, Sanjay BH.Int Urol Nephrol. 2008;40(2):263-7.

Laparoscopic Adrenalectomy: A Single Centre Experience over 5 years. Sudhir S, Balagopal N, Ginil Kumar P, Bhat HS. Indian Journal of Urology 2008; 24: S12.

Azathioprine-induced squamous cell carcinoma of the kidney:Balagopal Nair, Sudhir Sukumar, Ginil Kumar Pooleri; Thomas Appu Scand; J Urol Nephrol. 2007;41(2):173-5.

Neo Adjuvant Treatment with Targeted Molecules for Renal Cell Cancer in Current Clinical Practise Ginil Kumar Pooleri, Tiyadath Balagopalan Nair, Kalavampara V. Sanjeevan and Appu Thomas Indian Journal of Surgical Oncology 2011, DOI: 10.1007/s13193-011-0100-8 Online First™.