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Dr. Ashok Rijhwani

Senior Consultant - Pediatric Surgery and Pediatric Urology

DNB (CMC, Vellore) | MCh (CMC, Vellore) | FRCS (Royal College of Surgeons, United Kingdom) | MS (CMC, Vellore) | MBBS (CMC, Vellore)
English, Malayalam, Hindi

A Paediatric Surgeon and Paediatric Urologist with more than 33 years of experience, Dr. Ashok Rijhwani is an expert in surgical management of complex medical conditions in children. Trained at some of the finest institutions in the United Kingdom, United States and India, he is an expert in laparoscopic and thoracoscopic surgery in newborns. 

Area of expertise

•    Laparoscopic and Thoracoscopic Surgery in Newborns, like Oesophageal Atresia, Diaphragmatic Hernia
•    Laparoscopic Surgery for Upper GI and Lower GI problems, and for Hepatobiliary disease, like Choledochal cyst
•    Complex reconstructions such as Oesophageal replacement
•    Laparoscopic and Retroperitoneoscopic Urological Surgery, like Pyeloplasty, Ureteral Reimplantation
•    Reconstructions for Complex Urogenital problems like Exstrophy of bladder and Neurogenic bladder/ Urinary Incontinence
•    Tumors in the Pediatric Age group

Awards and recognitions

•    Consultant - Paediatric Urology at the Birmingham Children’s Hospital NHS Trust, United Kingdom
•    Professor & Head of Paediatrics Surgery at JIPMER
•    Visiting Professor at CMC, Vellore
•    Published articles in Paediatric Surgery and Perinatology 
•    Proficient in English, Hindi, Tamil, Kannada

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