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Dr Akhbar Salim

Associate Consultant - Urology, Uro-Oncology & Renal Transplant Surgery

English​, Kannada, Hindi, Malayalam

Dr. Akhbar Salim is an Associate Consultant in Urology, Uro-Oncology & Renal Transplant Surgery at Aster Whitefield Hospital, Bangalore. He has completed MBBS from Government medical college Kozhikkode, Kerala from 2008-2013

  • 2013-2014, completed compulsory rotating internship which included all specialties of medicine
  • 2016-2019, completed MS General Surgery from Gauhati medical college, Guwahati
  • 2019-2022, completed DrNB Urology from Medanta Medicity, Gurgaon, Haryana
  • October 2022 to March 2023, worked as Consultant Urology in Almas Hospital, Kerala 


  • Has performed/ assisted more than 100 renal transplant surgeries during residency
  • Has performed/assisted more than 50 robotic surgeries during residency
  • Has performed/assisted more than 1000 Urological procedures in his career
  • Has experience in TURP, URS, RIRS, HOLEP, Urethroplasty, Varicocelectomy,  Laparoscopic surgeries, Oncological surgeries 
  • Worked as Consultant Urology in Almas Hospital, Kerala from October 2022 to March 2023
  • Attended various workshops on HOLEP/ThuFLEP, RIRS.
  • March 2023 to April 2024 Aster Whitefield Hospital, Bangalore
Area of expertise
  • Urology
  • Robotic surgery
  • Renal transplant surgery
  • Uro oncology
Awards and recognitions

Certificate of Commendation for thesis on topic "Single centre observational study to explore the impact of EAU intra operative adverse incident classification system on post operative outcome in laparoscopic Urology surgeries"


  • Urological Society of India(USI)
  • Indian Society of organ transplantation (ISOT)

Paper Presentations:

  • Presented Hybrid animal model for robotic vesico urethral anastomosis simulation in USI Affordable innovations symposium(Virtual), 2020
  • Poster presentation on Urethral AV fistula in NZUSICON(Virtual), 2020
  • Paper presentation on Laparoscopic Urology surgeries in USICON(Gurgaon), 2023

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